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Finding Aid for the George Larkin Papers, ca. 1915-1946
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Description
George Larkin (1888-1946) starred in many silent films and wrote mystery scripts with his wife, Olive Kirby Larkin, including Bulldog courage (1922) and The Pell Street Mystery (1924), which became silent films in which George Larkin also starred. The collection consists of manuscripts jointly written by George and Olive Kirby Larkin for radio, stage, and motion picture production. There is also a book, clippings, other printed material, photographs, postcards, and prints.
Background
George Larkin was born in 1888; he starred in many silent films, including: While father telephoned (1913), Zongar (1918), The devil's trail (1919), Man trackers (1921), Barriers of folly (1922), Way of the transgressor (1923), Yankee madness (1924), and The right man (1925); wrote mystery scripts with his wife, Olive Kirby Larkin, including Bulldog courage (1922) and The Pell Street Mystery (1924), which became silent films in which George Larkin also starred; he died in 1946.
Extent
5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
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.