The Julius J. Epstein papers spans the years circa 1931-1997 (bulk 1970s-1990s) and encompass 9 linear
feet. The collection contains scripts, primarily for films written by Epstein in the 1970s and 1980s,
including adapted screenplays for PETE 'N' TILLIE (1972) and REUBEN, REUBEN (1983). There are also
playscripts and a smattering of clippings, contracts, and correspondence.
Julius J. Epstein was an American screenwriter active in film from the mid-1930s to 1983. He often
collaborated with his brother, Philip G. Epstein. Julius also wrote for the stage and occasionally
produced films. He was nominated for an Academy Award four times in the screenwriting category, receiving
an Oscar for CASABLANCA (1942).
9 linear feet of papers.
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