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Finding Aid for the Peter Stone Papers, ca. 1960-1967
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Description
Peter Stone (1930- ) was a writer for the stage and screen in the 1960s. He wrote various musicals on Broadway, including Kean (1961), Skyscraper (1965), and Two by two (1970). His film scripts include Charade (1963), Father Goose (1964), Mirage (1965), Sweet Charity (1969), and Someone is killing the great chefs of Europe (1978). The collection consists of manuscript and typescript screenplays by Stone. There are also related materials such as programs, playbills, photographs, reviews, and ephemera.
Background
Stone was born in Los Angeles, California, on February 27, 1930; attended Bard College and Yale University; established himself as a writer for the stage and screen in the 1960s; wrote various musicals on Broadway, including Kean (1961), Skyscraper (1965), 1776 (1969), and Two by two (1970); his film scripts include Charade (1963), Father Goose (1964), Mirage (1965), Arabesque (1966), Sweet Charity (1969), 1776 (1972), and Someone is killing the great chefs of Europe (1978); shared an Academy Award for the screenplay of Father Goose in 1964; occasionally used the pseudonym Pierre Marton.
Extent
7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.