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Description
The Milton Merlin papers span the years circa 1930s-1960s and encompass 9 linear feet. The collection includes Paramount and MGM produced and unproduced scripts and story material, treatments, reader's reports, correspondence, and photographs. There are also scripts and ephemera for U.S. Army Signal Corps training films.
Background
Milton Merlin was an American writer and associate producer. He was with the Paramount Pictures story department from 1933 to 1936, then functioned as an associate producer at MGM until 1940. During World War II he served with the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He worked in radio and television in the 1950s and 1960s.
Extent
9 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.