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Wallace Worsley Sr. papers
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Description
The Wallace Worsley Sr. papers span the years 1898-1957 and encompass 7 linear feet. The collection includes clippings, contracts, correspondence, playbills, programs, a scrapbook, and photographs. Of interest is Worsley's shooting script for THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (1923). Some material relates to the stage careers of Worsley and his wife, Julia Taylor. There is also material on Grace Whitworth, a stage actress who became a photographer of western scenes.
Background
Wallace Worsley was an American director active in film from 1918 to 1928. He came to Hollywood from Broadway in 1916 and worked as an actor for two years before embarking on a career in directing. Worsley was married to stage actress Julia Marie Taylor.
Extent
7 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.