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Finding Aid for the Horace McCoy papers, 1920-1956
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Manuscripts

Note

By Horace McCoy, unless otherwise noted.
 

Night Cry

Box 4

Original story and screen play. n.d.

Physical Description: Ink handscript on 53 (106 numbered) double-size graph-paper.
Box 3

Script. Revised: August 15, 1955.

Physical Description: 146 pp. Mimeographed.
 

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Box 2

Final shooting script of ABC film. 1969.

Physical Description: 177pp.
Box 2

Bound typescript. 1935.

Physical Description: 288pp.
Box 2

Ephemera relating to the motion picture.

 

I Should Have Stayed Home

Box 2

Bound typescript. n.d.

Physical Description: 236pp.
 

Kiss Tomorrow Good-Bye

Box 1

Bound typescript. n.d.

Physical Description: 363pp.
 

Scalpel

Box 1

Bound typescript. n.d.

Physical Description: 512pp.
Box 1

This is Dynamite. [ Corruption City]

Box 1

Bound typescript. March 7, 1950.

Physical Description: 229pp.
 

This is Dynamite

Box 2

1st Preliminary Green [dialog script]. By Warren Duff. April 20, 1951.

Physical Description: 142pp.
 

No Title

Box 4

Eight ink handscript pages of rough screen-play dialog on yellow, legal-size ruled paper.

 

Murder in the Air

Creator/Collector: White, Lyman G.
Box 4

Story synopsis of projected movie, typewritten.

Physical Description: 5pp.
 

Ephemera

Box 5

Envelope of clippings, mostly from early 1930s.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.
Box 5

Envelope of clippings, mostly c. 1938.

Physical Description: Approximately 265 pieces.
Box 5

Scrapbook, containing approximately 125 mounted pieces from period late-1920s to early 1930s in Dallas, Texas.

Physical Description: Including eight photographs, clippings, letters, notes, etc.
Box 5

Envelope of 23 loose pieces from the Dallas scrapbook (mostly clippings).

Box 4

Correspondence: 27 pieces written to Horace McCoy, ranging from January 15, 1928 to September 13, 1955.

Scope and Content Note

(Includes letters from agents, admirers, and son, Stanley McCoy; an acceptance letter for Brief Stories; contract from Berkeley Publishing Corporation for 1955 reprint of They Shoot Horses, Don't They?; foreign royalty statements, etc.).
Box 5

Packet of 10 little theater playbills (Oak Cliff Little Theater, Dallas, 2; Dallas Little Theatre, 8; Pasadena Playhouse, 2).

Box 5

Packet of personal notes.

Physical Description: 16 pieces.
Box 5

Twenty-four unmounted photographs.

Box 5

Packet of drawings by son, Stanley McCoy.

Physical Description: Approximately 25 pieces.
Box 4

Pack of membership cards, passes, tickets, etc.

Physical Description: Approximately 45 pieces.
 

Assorted Magazines:

Box 4

Variety, v.d.

Scope and Content Note

Four issues (July 31, 1934; February 19, 1936; March 30, 1940; December 12, 1940).
Box 4

The Hollywood Reporter. v.d.

Scope and Content Note

Seven issues (October 16, 1934; February 19, 1936; February 22, 1936; December 16, 1939, pp. 3-4 only; February 2, 1940; February 16, 1940; December 23, 1940).
Box 4

Motion Picture Herald: p.63 only of April 7, 1934 issue.

Box 5

Two football programs: Stanford-Columbia (1934); Stanford-USC 1934(?).

 

Miscellaneous:

Box 5

Two special on location dinner menus from El Portal Hotel (Mesa, Arizona). April 19, n.d.

Box 5

Tablecloth from Melrose Court [Dallas?] inscribed with bon voyage messages, signatures, cartoons, etc. Spring 1930 or 1931.

 

Books

Note

All foreign translations.
 

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

 

Jamen, Man Skyder Da Heste? (Danish).

Box 6

Ai Cavalli Si Spara. Bound with Avrei Dovuto Restare A Casa [ I Should Have Stayed Home] in single volume. Titled: Le Luci Di Hollywood. (Italian).

Box 4

Mas NÃo Se Mata Cavalo? (Portuguese/Brazil).

Box 4

On AchÈve Bien les Chevaux (French).

Box 5

Ums Nackte Leben (German).

Box 5

I Should Have Stayed Home.

Box 4

J'aurais Du Rester Chez Nous (French).

Box 4

Le Luci Di Hollywood (Italian).

Note

See: Box 6
Box 4

No Pockets in a Shroud.

Box 6

Ingen Lommer I Likskjorten (Norwegian).

Box 6

Li Gklae Der Har Ingen Lommer (Danish).

Box 4

O PÃo De Mentira (Portuguese).

Box 4

Kiss Tomorrow Good-Bye.

Box 4

Adieu La Vie, Adieu L'amour (French).

Box 4

Un Bacio E Addio (Italian).

Box 4

Scalpel.

Box 6

Det Sorte Guld (Danish).

Box 6

Le Scalpel (French).

Box 6

Le Stelle Negli Occhi (Italian).

Box 4

Skalpell (German).

Box 4

This is Dynamite ( Corruption City).

Box 4

Questa è Dinamite (Italian).

Box 4

Pertes et Fracas (French).