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Edward and Janet Elsie Clark papers
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Description
The Edward and Janet Elsie Clark papers span the years 1918-1953 and encompass 3 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of playscripts. There are two motion picture scripts written by Clark, one teleplay that he might have acted in, and joint theatrical writings by the Clarks. The writings of Janet Clark include playscripts and material for a Duncan Sisters radio series.
Background
Edward Clark was a Russian-born actor and writer most active in film during the 1940s and 1950s. He operated a theater school in Hollywood, known as the Edward Clark Academy Theatre, as early as 1936 that functioned as a theatrical stock company in the 1930s and 1940s. Janet Elsie Clark was an American actress and writer. She appeared as a character actress in a number of films.
Extent
3 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.