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Hans Kräly script material
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Description
The Hans Kräly script material spans the years 1934-1944 and encompasses less than one linear foot. The collection consists apparently entirely of stories and unproduced script material, including work by several other writers in addition to Kräly, notably George Wallace Sayre. Largely undated, the material that is dated falls within the given year span. Of particular interest is a handwritten manuscript, "Hollywood's Official Bootlegger," by Jack Stein.
Background
Hans Kräly, a German-born screenwriter who began writing for films in 1912, was best known for his collaboration with director Ernst Lubitsch, which began in 1918. He accompanied Lubitsch to America in 1923, continuing their association and also writing for several other directors.
Extent
0.6 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.