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Description
The William Allyn papers span the years 1976-1994 (bulk 1980-1988) and encompass circa 7.3 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of production records and script material related to COUSINS (1989) and RICH AND FAMOUS (1981). There is material on nearly a dozen unproduced films and on one television production, as well as a few general files. While the collection documents his activity as a producer, it does not contain material related to his prior career as an actor.
Background
William Allyn was an American film producer. In the 1980s he produced two films, COUSINS (1989) and RICH AND FAMOUS (1981). Before he took up producing, he was active as an actor in film from 1957 to 1965.
Extent
7.3 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.