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Description
The Ranald MacDougall papers span the years circa 1930s-1980s and encompass circa 10 linear feet. The collection includes scripts and script material; business and personal correspondence, including correspondence with Nanette Fabray MacDougall; contracts; filmographies; writings; family histories, family research, and genealogy; and material on the MacDougall Creative Writing Contest.
Background
Ranald MacDougall was an American director, screenwriter, and producer. He began his film career as a screenwriter at Warner Bros. in the 1940s. His screenwriting credits range from MILDRED PIERCE (1945) to CLEOPATRA (1963). He began directing in the mid-1950s and producing in the late 1960s. MacDougall served as president of the Screen Writers Guild. He married actress Nanette Fabray.
Extent
10 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.