Bryan Forbes papers

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2013

Descriptive Summary

Title: Bryan Forbes papers
Date (inclusive): 1954-1991
Collection number: 211
Creator: Forbes, Bryan
Extent: 22 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Bryan Forbes papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Bryan Forbes, 1989-1999


Bryan Forbes is a British director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the writing category for THE ANGRY SILENCE (1960).

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Bryan Forbes papers span the years 1954-1991 and encompass approximately 22 linear feet. The collection contains production files, including scripts, writings by Forbes, books, and photographs.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-b as follows: A. Produced, B. Unproduced; 2. Television files; 3. Subject files; 4. Additions; 5. Books; 6. Photographs

Indexing Terms

Forbes, Bryan , 1926---Archives.