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Description
The A. S. Fleischman papers span the years 1954-1997 and encompass approximately 8 linear feet. The collection includes script and production material for a half dozen films scripted by Fleischman, including BLOOD ALLEY (1955) and THE ADVENTURES OF BULLWHIP GRIFFIN (1967), along with script material for a number of unproduced films, books by Fleischman, clippings, photographs, and three production design drawings. There are also significant files on the Disney television movie, "The Whipping Boy," based on Fleischman's Newbery Award-winning book.
Background
Albert Sidney Fleischman was an American novelist, screenwriter and children's book author, widely known in the latter capacity as Sid Fleischman. Several of his books were adapted to the screen. His most prominent films as a screenwriter include the adaptations for BLOOD ALLEY (1955) and LAFAYETTE ESCADRILLE (1957), as well as THE DEADLY COMPANIONS (1961), based on his novel "Yellowleg."
Extent
5 linear feet of papers. 0.4 linear foot of photographs. 3 folders of artworks
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.