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.
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.
7 linear feet of papers.
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