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Description
The Melvin Frank papers span the years circa 1962-1975 and encompass one linear foot. The collection consists of production material for A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM (1966), including financial and legal material. There is publicity material only for THE ROAD TO HONG KONG (1962). In addition, there is one file with biographical and credit information on Frank, publicity and reviews for THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE (1975), and miscellaneous material.
Background
Melvin Frank was an American screenwriter, director, and producer. He was a frequent collaborator of writer Norman Panama. Frank received four Academy Award nominations in the writing category.
Extent
1 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.