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Finding Aid for the Benjamin F. Glazer Papers, ca. 1930-1950
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Description
Benjamin Glazer (1887-1958) was born in Belfast, Ireland. He was an attorney, a journalist with the Philadelphia Press and wrote several plays and stage adoptions. In the 1930s, he worked for Paramount, chiefly as a producer. The collection consists of manuscripts, copies, outlines, notes, synopses, musical scores, business materials, ephemera, and correspondence relating to screenplays written or produced by Benjamin Glazer.
Background
Glazer was born on May 7, 1887 in Belfast, Ireland; he became an attorney, and then a journalist with the Philadelphia Press; wrote several plays and stage adoptions; in the early 1920s, he began writing screenplays for silent films, which he occasionally produced or directed as well; in the late 1920s, he served as head of production at Pathé he continued with sound productions, and in the 1930s worked mainly for Paramount, chiefly as a producer; screenplays include The Merry Widow (1925), The Dance of Life (1929), A Farewell to Arms (1933), and Tortilla Flat (1942); he died in 1958.
Extent
18 boxes (9 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.