The Nick Grinde papers span the years 1926-1953 and encompass 2 linear feet. The collection consists
of scripts, including those for independent, industrial, and government films; synopses; manuscript
material; clippings; and photographs.
Nick Grinde was an American director and screenwriter. He entered the film industry in the early 1920s
as an assistant director. Grinde became a full-fledged director in 1928 and was active through the 1950s,
working on industrial shorts in later years. His best-known feature films are THE BISHOP MURDER CASE
(1930), GOOD NEWS (1930), and HITLER-DEAD OR ALIVE (1943). The screenplay for BABES IN TOYLAND (1934),
which Grinde cowrote, is among his occasional writing credits. Grinde directed the Academy Award-winning
short subject HOW TO SLEEP (1935).
2 linear feet of papers.
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