Davey Marlin-Jones (1932-2004) served as the arts critic for the CBS affiliate WTOP/WUSA, Channel 9 in Washington DC, from
1970 to 1987. The collection contains entertainment publicity materials, primarily press kits for motion pictures. The press
kits contain information about the motion picture and usually include: a synopsis, background and production information,
actor and director biographies, and often photographic still prints from the film.
Davey Marlin-Jones spent his life working in the professional theatre and served in different capacities as magician, actor,
playwright, producer, critic, and director. He was the artistic director of Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park and the Washington
Theatre Club, and managing director of Equity Library Theatre in New York City. He directed the film adaptation of Lanford
Wilson's "The Rimers of Eldritch" and the series "The Greatest Earth on Show."
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