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1930 Shipmates (Anchors Aweigh) MGM-1931
10/21/30 Original story by Delmer Daves and Lou Edelman, with 2nd treatments. Ribbon typescript with scattered holograph changes and corrections, including some on verso of same pages. ca. 40 pages Carbon typescript of another treatment.
111/5/30 1st temperary complete screenplay, with treatment. 1st draft carbon typescript with scattered pencil changes, directions, and comments.
Inserted are 11 additional legal size pages of ribbon typescript.
Included in above: an interpolation of Maskee by Ernest Paynter (8/23/30)
2nd treatment by Paynter in collaboration with Richard Schayer (9/11/30).
12/6/30 3rd temporary complete script, original story by Daves and Edelman. Adaptation by R. Sohrock and M.S. Boylan.
12/17/30 4th temporary script with interpolation by Paynter. Mimeo-with holograph and typescript changes and additions. Signed by Daves on page 117.
1/3/31 Navy Department, Bureau of Navigation dispatch to Captain William S. Miller.
1/4/31 U.S. Naval message concerning Captain William S. Miller.
1932 Clear All Wires
12/13/32 Final script, adaptation by Bella and Samuel Spewack; screenplay by Delmer Daves. Mimeo-with scattered pencil changes. 182 pages Front cover: (Delmer L. Daves), hand-lettered by Delmer Daves. Back cover: short lists-price, expense, reminders, etc. Sketch of cabin labeled Sanctuary', hand-lettered four times. Name `Geo. Hill' hand-lettered above cabin. Sketch of women in hat with single flower protruding. All drawn and written by Delmer Daves.
1932 Divorce in the Family
5/6/32 First draft Divorce in the Family, (Father and Sons working title). Dialogue continuity by Delmer Daves. Front page: signed by Delmer Daves
6/11/32 2nd Draft Divorce in the Family, screenplay by Delmer Daves.
11/25/31 Screenplay treatment of My Kid Brother by Delmer Daves. On verso page 70- holograph notations and suggestions by Delmer Daves.
12/14/31 2nd treatment My Kid Brother. Continuity and dialogue treatment by Delmer Daves.
6/22/32 Shooting script: titled Father and Son. Original story by Maurice Rapf, screenplay by Delmer Daves. On verso page 126, holograph addition to script by Delmer Daves.
N.D. Photograph- unknown man in desert gear, asleep in the shade of a cliff.
1933 No More Women (Paramount 1934)
N.D. Dialogue continuity treatment by Delmer Daves and Grant Leenhouts. Carbon typescript on legal paper.
11/2/33 First draft screenplay by Delmer Daves and Grant Leenhouts. Additional dialogue by Lou Breslow. Directed by Albert Rogell. Carbon typescript on legal paper.
10/17/33 Original story and treatment by Delmer Daves and Grant Leenhouts. Carbon typescript. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Second story. Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph changes, and typed commentary and suggestions on page 4.
10/33 Original story and treatment by Delmer Daves and Grant Leenhouts. Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil and ink holograph changed.
N.D. First rough draft by Delmer Daves and Grant Leenhouts. Carbon typescript on legal paper.
11/9/33 First script by Delmer Daves and Grant Leenhouts. Screenplay by Delmer Daves, additional dialogue by Lou Breslow. Front cover: signed and addressed by Delmer Daves. Private and confidential statement by A.M. Botsford, including notation `This script is the personal property of Paramount Productions'.
1934 Flirtation Walk (Warner Brothers 1934)
N.D. First draft screenplay by Delmer Daves. Pages 1-49 mimeo with frequent holograph changes. Pages 50-114 carbon typescript with frequent holograph changes, probably by Lord with some unidentified writing. Front cover: `Lord's copy' holograph on top of page.
2/14/34 Temporary screenplay by Delmer Daves. Mimeo- 120 pages Front cover: signed by Delmer Daves.
5/3/34 3rd temporary screenplay by Delmer Daves, supervisor: Robert Lord. Mimeo- 120 pages Front cover: handlettered `Mr. Daves'.
6/22/34 2nd final screenplay. Story by Delmer Daves and Lou Edelman. Screenplay by Delmer Daves. Mimeo- ca. 125 pages with scattered pencil holograph changes probably by Lord. Front cover: `Mr. Lord' handlettered top of page.
N.D. Script treatments.
a.) carbon typescript
b.) carbon typescript
N.D. The Red Cagle Story (West Point) First rough draft by Delmer Daves of early treatment. Front cover: `Cagle story, only copy' hand-lettered and underlined on top of page. Ribbon typescript
N.D. Development steps of Flirtation Walk
1/30 Synopsis of story entitled Forward March by Lou Edelman and Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript on legal paper.
N.D. b.) Synposis of Forward March submitted to M.G.M. in June 1930, revised and retitled Eyes Right. In 1930 again retitled Flirtation Walk, by Lou Edelman and Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript on legal paper with scattered ink underlinings.
N.D. c.) Synopsis of Eyes Right by Lou Edelman and Delmer Daves. In 1933 revised and retitled Flirtation Walk. Carbon typescript on legal paper with scattered ink underlinings and margin notes.
N.D. d.) Synopsis of Flirtation Walk by Lou Edelman and Delmer Daves. Note made: Sold to Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc. in 1933 for $2,500. Carbon typescript on legal paper.
N.D. e.) Synopsis of 2nd revised final motion picture scenario of Flirtation Walk. Carbon typescript on legal paper.
N.D. Notes on West Point Story. Two copies, ribbon and carbon typescript. Carbon copy has pencil holograph notation, Copies, other taken to trial.
2/17/32 Flying Cadet first rough treatment by Delmer Daves. Pencil holograph notation on page 1, partiallly torn off but probably said, Copies, others taken to trial. Carbon typescript.
12/9/33&12/21/33 Typed excerpts from Delmer Daves' journal, transcribed and signed by Muriel Edgarton.
N.D. Statement of Delmer Daves court interrogatory in case involving Flirtation Walk. Ribbon typescript.
1/22/31 Typed letter (carbon): From Delmer Daves to Paul Bern (MGM-Culver City Calif.) 5 pages, 3 copies Envelope addressed to Lou (Edelman) by Delmer Daves and making note of contents of letter-10 report to Paul Bern, 2) Edelman's cable to Delmer Daves, 3) Research film lists on Shipmates.
12/11/33 Radiogram, Lou Edelman to Delmer Daves, Sent to 5/5 Lurline confirming purchase of Flirtation Walk by Warner Brothers.
9/1830 U.S. Navy Recruiting Bureau, N.Y. Film continuity, and lists of stock film shots to be used and their placement, for Aochors Aweigh. Part 1: Carbon typescript, legal paper, 2 pages. Part 2: Ribbon typescript, legal paper, with frequent pencil and ink checks, underlinings and commernts.
1934 Dames and Miss Pacific Fleet, 1935 Stfanded and Shipmates Forever (all Warner Brothers)
2/25/34 Dames by Robert Lord and Delmer Daves. Rough Draft. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Photographs- U.S. Naval Academy. All 8×10 inches. a.) Main dining hall-two views. b.) Lowering life boat by cadets. c.) Entrance exam. d.) Swimming pool. e.) Smoke Park and Bancroft Hall f.) USNA Band. g.) Graduating class in Armory. h.) Memorial Hall.
4/6/35 Anchors Aweigh, Naval Academy s story. Outline by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Sheet of strength requirements for entrance into USNA.
4/23/35 Western Union telegram from Hal Wallis to Delmer Daves.
4/23/35 Western Union telegram from Lou Edelman to Delmer Daves.
4/29/35 Western Union telegram from Hal Wallis to Delmer Daves.
4/22/35 Postal Telegram from Thomas and Friedman, attorneys for Warner Brothers, NYC. to Delmer Daves.
4/35 Anchors Aweigh original story by Delmer Daves written at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil and ink holograph changes.
5/3/35 Anchors Aweigh by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript. 63 pages Front cover: `Daves' handlettered in pencil.
N.D. Shipmates Forever (Anchors Aweigh). Sole copy of original screenplay by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with frequent pencil and ink holograph changes.
9/15/34 Stranded adaptation by Delmer Daves, preliminary screenplay. Ribbon typescript with occasional pencil changes.
10/20/34 Stranded final screenplay. Carbon typescript with scattered pencil changes.
N.D. Miss Pacific Fleet suggested s story outline by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript..14 pages On verso page 14 lettered in blue pencil: `HE2474 Hope'.
N.D. Miss Pacific Fleet synopsis adaptagtation by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
11/27/34 Miss Pacific Fleet adaptation and screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript with frequent ink holograph changes. 136 pages Also included, 2 pages ribbon typescript `nautical phrase for use in screenplay. Front Cover: `Delmer Daves' hand-lettered (ink).
1935-36 Page Miss Glory; Slim; The Petrified Forest; The Go Getter. (All Warner Brothers).
N.D. It Shall Be Done (The Go Getter) synopsic treatment by Delmer Daves based on Peter B. Kynes' story The Go Getter. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Background notes on loss of dirigible `Macon'. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Descriptions of U.S. Navy dirigibles `Macon' and `Akron'. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Background notes on los of dirigible `Akron'. Ribbon typescript..
N.D. Background notes on Army and Navy pensions for those who have lost limbs in service. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Background note on lumber strike of 5/18/35. Ribbon typescript with holograph notations in margin.
N.D. Treatment of It Shall Be Done by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with holograph notation by Delmer Daves on page 19.
N.D. The Go Getter by Peter B. Kyne. Chapter 1. Carbon typescript.
1/7/36 The Go Getter adaptation and screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
1/14/36 The Go Getter temporary copy of script.
1934 The Petrified Forest a play in two acts by Robert E. Sherwood. Copyright 1934.
N.D. Slim treatment by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with scattered holograph changes by Delmer Daves. Front cover: some multiplication and divison done in pencil.
1/2/47 Inter-office communication: from Heny Blanke to Delmer Daves. Sends copy of The Petrified Forest to Daves for his files.
11/11/35 Slim screenplay by Delmer Daves from the novel by William Wister Haines. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Slim screenplay by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with scattered holograph changes by Daves. Front cover: `Delmer Daves' written in pencil and underlined.
1/23/35 Page Miss Glory story outline by Delmer Daves and Robert Lord. Front cover: `Daves' hand-letterd in ink on top of page.
1936 The Sea Hawk (Warner Brothers-1940)
N.D. Adaptation and screenplay by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with occasional holograph changes. Front cover: title The Sea Hawk and drawing of sailing ship in ink.
N.D. Dialogue and continuity treatment by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with occasional holograph changes. 147 pages Also included: `Language of the 16th Century' ribbon typescript 2 pages.
2/18/36 Notes and notes on treatment by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with holograph changes [probably by Daves].
N.D. 1st synopsic treatment..Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil and ink holograph changes and corrections, including some on verso of same pages. On verso of page 5: Pencil sketch of [Moorish costume].
1/30/40 2nd revised final script. Screenplay by Seton I. Miller and Howard Koch.
1936-37 Collusion (play); La Belle Marseillles (play) It All Came True (novel) (Warner Brothers)
12/31/35 And It All Came True, copy of n novel by Louis Bromfield. Mimeo-with scattered pencil changes signifying what is to be omitted. Front cover: original title Better than Life crossed out and It All Came True written above in blue crayon.
N.D. And It All Came True, preliminary treatment and synopsis by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript. 31 pages Following above: notes
N.D. Notes on Collusion with suggested adaptatation by Delmer Daves.
Notes, ribbon typescript,
Suggested adaptation, carbon typescript,
General notes on adapting Collusion by Delmer Daves, carbon typescript,
12/9/36 Collusion bby J.E. Harold Terry. Typed copy from author's original manuscripts. Carbon typescript.
N.D. La Belle Marseilles a play by Pierre Berton; adapted by Madeleine Wcette Ryley.
1936-37 The Singing Marine (Warner Brothers)
9/20/23 Hong Kong Daily Press 18×22 i inches.
N.D. Marine Corps radio narrative, The Yangtze Patrol no. 5. Mimeo- with holograph changes and deletions. 1st page: `Marine Corps Gazette' penciled above title.
N.D. Script for Major Bowes' routine. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Character notes, based on actual Shanghai characters. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Character outlines. Ribbon typescript.
7/22/24 San Diego notes, procedures for a San Diego based Marine. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Pencil sketch of a Marine Corps barracks room.
N.D. Loose pages taken from screenplay. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Partial screenplay (pages 106-173). Ribbon typescript with scattered holograph changed and corrections, including one on verso same page (168).
7/29/36 Typed letter signed: Henry S. Griffin, Pfc. USMC, to Delmer Daves. Concerning Chiness/Marine Corps background information.
8/11/36 Typed letter signed: H.S. Griffin to Delmer Daves concerning possible nicknames for characters.
N.D. [UNK] synopsis, The Singing Marine byuDelmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with pencil holograph changes and corrections.
N.D. Revised treatment by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with pencil holograph notes on verso page 13.
N.D. Short sunopsis, The Singing Marine, by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
7/23/36 Short synopsis, The Singing Marine by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph changes, including some on verso of same pages.
N.D. Dialogue continuity treatment by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with scattered holograph changes and corrections by Daves, including some on verso of same pages.
N.D. Character outlines by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript. Front cover: signed by Daves.
N.D. 1st draft of original screenplay by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with pencil and ink holograph changes including some on verso of same pages.
1937-38 She Married an Artist (Columbia); Professor, Beware!; Moonlight Madness (both Paramount)
N.D. Moonlight and Honeysuckle a play in three acts by George Scarborough. (each act in separate folder)
a.) Act 1: Ribbon typescript with all stage directions underlined in red ink. Front cover: `Only copy' in pencil.
b.) Act 2: Ribbon typescript with all stage directions underlined in red ink. Front cover: `Only copy' in pencil, top left corner.
c.) Act 3: Ribbon typescript with all stage directions underlined in red ink. Front cover: `Only copy' in pencil, top left corner.
N.D. Moonlight Madness screenplay treatment by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
6/16/38 Screenplay treatment of Moonlight Madness by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript. Carbon typescript.
6/16/38 Synopsis of treatment for Moonlight and Honeysuckle by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
7/7/38 Revised synopsis Moonlight Madness by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
7/9/38 Typed letter from Delmer Daves to `Andy' concerning revisions in Moonlight Madness. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Holograph noted by Delmer Daves on Moonlight Madness. On 16 m.o.
N.D. I Married an Artist treatment and first draft screenplay by Delmer Daves.
a.) Treatment: Ribbon typescript with holograph changes and corrections, including some on verso same pages.
b.) 1st draft screenplay: Carbon typescript (pages 1-41), ribbon typescript (pages 41-69).
2/15/37 I Married an Artist 1st draft screenplay by Gladys Lehman and Robert Buckner. Carbon typescript. 131 pages Included in above: Note by Delmer Daves concerning his role in writing script. On 16 m.o.
N.D. Professor Beware. synopsis of finish by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Professor Beware. 1st draft screenplay by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Professor Beware. outline by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with one holograph addition on page 5. 14 pages Following above: Holograph notes by Daves [UNK] octavo. 1 page
10/29/37 Professor Beware. screenplay, revised by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript with scattered holograph changes and corrections.
N.D. Memorandum from Joseph Breen office-Production code (censors) re: acceptibility of Professor Beware. Carbon typescript.
Love Affair (RKO)
N.D. 1st draft screenplay by Delmer Daves. Legal size paper; complrtrly holograph by Delmer Daves in pencil, including some on verso.
N.D. Work sheets, on legal paper. Completely holographnin pencil by Delmer Daves. Includes hand notes and scratch work. Some scratch work includes names of actors in Love Affair, title of picture, and name of director hand-lettered in ink by Daves.
12/13/38 Revised final script, screenplay by Delmer Daves and Donald O. Stewart. Mimeo- 106 pages Front cover: Ink holograph note by Delmer Daves, exact text as follows: Don had one line left in script after being hired a few weeks to work alone-offer fresh viewpoint-but only viewpoint Leo McCarey could accept had to be w with his own sharing in concept so-we gave Don co-credit in place of Leo's who deserved it-so I gave Mildred Crain my share of original story credit (the basic story happened to me -the girl confessed her life story on the S.S. Chaumplain!)
N.D. Folio containing Love Affair worksheets, dialogue rewrites, notes, and scratch work. Includes:
a.) 1 page synopsis of story, ribbon typescript.
b.) Dialogue rewrites-4 different sections, all incomplete. Ribbon typescript with holograph changes and deletions. ca. 24 pages 1st page of one section: signed by Delmer Daves with notation `only copy'.
c.) Expanded synopsis of story. Ribbon typescript with scattered holograph changes. ca. 9 pages (incomplete).
d.) Worksheets on yellow scratch paper, in pencil and ink holograph by Delmer Daves. Included in above: sketches by Daves of Santa Claus, a plane, flower, chair, horseshoe, and the name `Leo McCarey' ornately hand-lettered.
e.) Dialogue rewrite holograph notes by Delmer Daves on 16 m.o.
f.) List of philosophers and quotes of their definition of goodness. Legal paper.
N.D. Synopsis of story by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph changes and corrections.
N.D. Screenplay by Delmer Daves and Leo McCarey. Carbon typescript- first 38 pages. Mimeo- next 32 pages with occasional pencil holograph changes. Ribbon typescript- last 43 pages with occasional pencil holograph changes. Total: ca. 113 pages
1939 The Farmer's Daughter; Safari (Paramount)
N.D. The Farmers Daughter notes and changes by Delmer Daves. Collection includes:
a.) List of important happenings in play. Ribbon typescript.
b.) Copies (ribbon and carbon) of synopsis of story. Ribbon copy has scattered pencil holograph changes.
c.) Draft of screenplay. Ribbon typescript with frequent ink holograph changes and deletions. (incomplete)
d.) 2nd draft of original screenplay. Dated 10/39. Carbon typescript. (incomplete)
e.) Miscellaneous pages of synopsis. Carbon typescript.
6/10/39 The Farmer's Daughter original screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
6/39 The Farmer's Daughter 2nd draft of original screenplay by Delmer Daves. Pages 1-3 ribbon typescript with ink holograph changes and corrections. Pages 4-126 carbon typescript.
N.D. Cherry Tree Lane synopsis of original musical story by Delmer Daves (sold to Paramount for The Farmer's Daughter). Includes a list of possible characters with their models printed in pencil below the character name (Ruby Keller, Spring Byington, Dick Bowell, etc.). Ribbon typescript.
10/10/39 Safari screenplay by Delmer Daves. Mimeo- with frequent pencil holograph additiond and deletions. On verso page 107: notes by Daves, in pencil; also `Safari' hand-lettered 4 times, sketch of a flower, and drawings of assorted alphabet letters. 127 pages Included with above: Partial scene synopsis, on legal paper. Ribbon typescript. 2 pages Front cover: Private and confidential statement from Paramount Pictures.
10/18/39 Safari revised white script. Mimeo-124 pages Front cover: Private and confidential statement from Paramount Pictures, Inc.
1939-40 The Night of January 16th (Paramount)
N.D. The Oblique Attack story idea with notes. Ribbon typescript on octavo, with pencil and ink holograph notes by Delmer Daves.
11/17/39 Night of January 16th synopsis by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript. 23 pages Included with above: Notes by Daves, in pencil holograph, on 16 m.o. 2 pages
12/21/39 Synopsis to finish by Delmer Daves. 2 copies; ribbon and carbon typescript.
N.D. Synopsis to end by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
11/30/39 Screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
1/29/40 Revised buff script.
1/31/40 Additions to buff script by Joseph Sistrom and Anne M. Chapin. Pages 1-9, carbon typescript. Pages 10-52, mimeo. Total revised buff script: 121 pages.
N.D. 1st draft screenplay by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph changes.
11/28/39 1st draft screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript with frequent pencil holograph changes, including some on verso of same pages.
N.D. Screenplay treatments divided into sequences; A,B,C,D, and Trial.
a.) A sequence: 2 copies both carbon typescript.
b.) B sequence: 2 copies. Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph changes. 58 pages Carbon typescript ca. 29 pages (incomplete).
c.) C sequence: Carbon typescript.
d.) D sequence: Carbon typescript.
e.) Trial sequence: Carbon typescript.
f.) Miscellaneous sequences: Ribbon typescript. 6 apges Carbon typescript.
1939 $1000 A Touchdown (Paramount); Rise and Shine (20th Century Fox, canceled)
3/28/39 $1000 A Touchdown original screenplay by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with pencil and blue pencil holograph changes and deletions.
5/25/39 $1000 A Touchdown script, divided into 4 sequences.
6/7/39 $1000 A Touchdown script, divided into 5 sequences. Mimeo-115 pages Front cover: `Mr. Daves' holograph top of page.
also has Title Page
9/28/40 Rise and Shine screenplay re-writes by Delmer Daves.
a.) Carbon typescript.
b.) Ribbon typescript ca. 125 pages Front cover: `Mr. Daves' holograph top of page
9/8/40 Rise and Shine screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph additions and deletions.
10/9/1940 Rise and Shine first draft s screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Yankee Doodle Goes to Plattsburg (Rise and Shine). Synopsis treatment by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Yankee Doodle Goes to Plattsburg 2nd synopsis treatment by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript. 55 pages Included in above: Pencil holograph notes by Daves on legal paper. 6 pages
N.D. Notes for comedy routine in Yankee Doodle Goes to Plattsburg.
a.) 1 page, including on verso, pencil holograph on yellow scratch paper.
b.) Notes- ribbon typescript.
c.) Suggested comedy routine. Carbon typescript.
d.) Pencil holograph noted by Delmer Daves on 16 m.o.
1940 The Stuff of Heroes (Warner Brothers)
N.D. Stuff of Heroes folder includes:
N.D. a.) Original story by Harold Titus Carbon typescript.
N.D. b.) The Battle with the Slums paragraph by Jacob A. Riis. Ribbon typescript.
2/1/40 c.) Notes on Stuff of Heroes by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
2/13/40 d.) Outline treatment by Daves and Finkel. Carbon typescript.
2/22/40 e.) Notes by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. 1st draft screenplay by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with pencil holograph changes and corrections including some on verso of same pages. 164 pages Front cover: Title and words `First Draft' (underlined) hand-lettered by Delmer Daves in ink.
3/5/40 Treatment by Delmer Daves and Abem Fibkel. Carbon typescript..
2/20/40 Rough outline by Daves and Finkel. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Partial screenplay, scenes 114-228. Carbon typescript with pencil holograph changes.
N.D. Partial screenplay, scenes 114-131 (revised). Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph additions and deletions.
N.D. Miscellaneous parts of screenplay, including partial copy of the 1st draft. Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph changes.
N.D. List of objections to using `Want Ads'.
N.D. Preliminary sketch of story continuity. Pencil holograph by Delmer Daves on legal paper.
2/8/40 Newspaper article from L.A. Examiner Two More Slum Projects Get Council OK
N.D. Preliminary notes:
a.) Pencil holograph notes by Delmer Daves on 8×9½2 paper.
b.) Pencil holograph notes on verso L.A. Examiner ` Want Ad' advertisement.
c.) Unidentified quotes (2) on slum conditions and clearance.
d.) Quote from F.D. Roosevelt on country's obligations tomchildren. Ribbon typescript.
e.) List of rentals [from L.A. Examiner] dated Sunday, January 28, 1940. On 12×17" paper, with pencil holograph notes on verso each page.
f.) Miscellaneous materials relating to `Want Ads' in L.A. Examiner, including 2 pages pencil holograph notes on 5×7½" paper. Included with above: `Want Ad' forms with pencil holograph notes on verso, and sample ads.
2/19/40 Typed letter: `Hal' to Henry Blanke re: Stuff of Heroes. Carbon typescript.
1940-42 Young America Flies (1940-Warner Brothers); You Were Never Lovelier (1942-Colombia)
N.D. Young America Flies notes by Delmer Daves in ribbon typescript and ink holograph, including some on verso of some pages.
(1940) Young America Flies screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
N.D. You Were Never Lovelier screenplay translated from film made in Argentina: Los Martes, Orguideas (Orchids Every Tuesday) by Carlos Olivari and Sixto Pondel Rios. Temporary titles used: The Gay Senorita; Carnival in Rio. Carbon typescript with red and blue pencil lines throughout on margins.
6/4/42 You Were Never Lovelier revised final draft of screenplay by Delmer Daves. Mimeo- ca. 116 pages (last 3 pages carbon typescript)
N.D. Pencil holograph notes by Delmer Daves, including some on Verso of same pages.
5/19/42 Carnival in Rio final draft screenplay by Delmer Daves. Mimeo-with occasional pencil and ink holograph changes. ca. 86 pages Included with above: Pencil holograph notes on scene breakdown, and number of speeched credited to Daves. On 4, 4×6 cards.
4/27/42 Carnival in Rio third draft estimating script. Screenplay by Michael Fessier and Ernest Pagano. Mimeo- with frequent changes throughout in pencil holograph, by Delmer Daves, including some on verso of same pages. 116 pages Included with screenplay: Lyrics to songs by Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer: On the Beam, Dearly Beloved, Duettino, I'm Old Fashioned, Doing the Shorty George, Wedding in the Spring, and You Were Never Lovelier. Carnon typescript. 7 pages
Unexpected Uncle ( 1941-RKO); Rendezvous ( 1945-Battle of Britain and American in RAF)
N.D. Notebook (5×8") containing prelimimary notes on scene breakdown for Rendezvous (in Heaven). Pencil holograph by Delmer Daves including on verso of same pages.
8/9/43 Rendezvous in Heaven original story by Wally Kline. Mimeo- 38 pages Front cover: Ink holograph notation I interviewed Gus Daymond (character whose wartime exploits story based on) during writing of script also See research (military files stories). Rendezvous in pencil holograph circiled above title.
8/44 News Bulletin No. 66- The War Relief Society of America.
8/21/40 Los Angeles Times, Page 8 Part 1: picture of Churchill and text of his report on the first year of the war.
7/22/ b.) London(AP) Text of Radio address by Foreign Secretary Lord Halifax.
7/14/ c.) London(AP) Text of radio address by Prime Minister Churchill.
Sept. d.) London Observer: Britains Chance to Win by J.L. Gavin (news commentator).
N.D. e.) Editorial: Not Arms Alone
11/28/44 f.) Los Angeles Examiner: Article by William Randolph Hearst, Jr., describing operations of the Ninth U.S. Air Force in Belgium.
N.D. g.) Mailing card with pictures of famous names in wartime Britain.
7/22/44 Publication #34, British War Relief Society- Some of Today's clothing Problems.
7/4/44 Publication #33, British War Relief Society: Toc H. Clubs
6/29/44 Typed letter (carbon): Gus to Darling Delores possibly from Major Gregory Augustus Draymondtrue life character described in Rendezvous in Heaven
N.D. a.), Notes on the script Rendezvous. Carbon typescript with scattered ink holograph changes.
b.) Rendezvous revised sequence outline. Carbon typescript.
c.) Rendezvous characterization and story points.
d.) Pencil holograph notes by Delmer Daves page of Rendezvous script.
N.D. Unexpected Uncle 1st draft screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript with occasional pencil holograph changes. Scenes 159-202 in pencil typescript with occasional pencil holograph changes-33 pages) Total screenplay: ca. 206 pages
3/10/41 Unexpected Uncle revised 2nd draft continuity. Screenplay by Delmer Daves. Mimeo- 161 pages Front cover: `Mr. Pommer' ink holograph top right corner.
1941-42 Manhattan at Midnight (Man in the Street) Paramount
3/11/42 Screenplay by Delmer Daves. Text of sequence `A'.
3/28/42 2nd draft screenplay by Delmer Daves. (contains all sequences)
7/11/41 Man in the Street 1st draft screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph changes and deletions.
4/7/41 Manhattan at Midnight or Mam in the Street radio script by William Bowers and Robertson Holbert, presented over WJZ Radio. Mimeo- with ribbon typescript notes on adapting it as a movie pasted on verso of pages 1,4,10,12,13,15,16,20,21,24.
3/3/42 Screenplay in sequences, mimeo, ribbon, and carbon typescript. Mimeo- 7 pages Ribbon typescript- ca. 52 pages Carbon typescript- ca. 72 pages Sequences frequently corrected and changed in pencil and ink holograph. Included in above: Pencil holograph notes and comments by Delmer Daves, some on verso of same pages. ca. 53 pages; pencil holograph notes by Daves on octavo, 2 pages; time schedule, on 8×9½ graph paper, 1 page. Total: ca. 187 pages
N.D. a.) Manhattan at Midnight early treatment, screenplay by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
b.) Man in the Street rough draft screenplay by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with frequent pencil holograph additions and deletions.
c.) List of possible lines for various characters. Characters names in ribbon typescript with dialogue in ink holograph by Delmer Daves.
7/26/41 Manhattan at Midnight screenplay by sequence. Carbom typescript with occasional pencil and ink holograph changes. ca. 137 pages Included in above: Additions to script. Ribbon typescript. 3 pages
1942-43 Stage Door Canteen (RKO and United Artists)
11/25/42 Original screenplay by Delmer Daves, final script. Mimeo- with scattered pencil holograph changes. ca. 105 pages Front cover: `Delmer Daves' signed in pencil holograph top right corner by Daves.
11/6/42 Revised script.
11/12/42 Changes appended to revised script by Delmer Daves. Mimeo- ca. 41 pages Page 2: Signed in pencil holograph by Daves, top right of page, including notation `changes'.
N.D. Program for play reviewers- Sol Lesser in Association with the American Theater Wing presents Stage Door Canteen.
10/2/42 Screenplay by Delmer Daves. Mimeo and carbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph changes. ca. 70 pages mimeo, ca. 34 pages carbon typescript. 1st 11 pages: ragged edges
N.D. Screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
N.D. 2nd copy screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
7/21/42 1st treatment of original story by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
7/21/42 Original story and screenplay treatment by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph changes.
8-11/42 Research and notes made at the Stage Door Canteen by Delmer Daves. Folder included:
a.) Sketches (ink) by Daves of layout of Stage Door Canteen.
b.) Notes in ink holograph, including on verso all pages, by Delmer Daves, made at the Stage Door Canteen in 1942.
c.) Ribbon typescript notes on `Canteen'.
d.) List of boy meets girl `lines' that soldiers use at Canteen. Ribbon typescript.
e.) Girls `dressing room talk'. Ribbon typescript.
f.) Anecdotes on happenings at the Canteen i.e. dramatic, comical, on celebrities and staff, etc. Ribbon typescript.
g.) Typed letter signed: Valerie Hayes to Delmer Daves.
h.) Canteen Capers, Valarie H Hayes' experiences at the Canteen. Ribbon typescript.
i.) Photograph of Valarie Hayes
j.) Text of newspaper article by Hoffman in the Reporter. Ribbon typescript.
k.) Letter (carbon typescript): From the Hostesses of the American Theatre Wing Stage Door Canteen to Our Fighting Men.
l.) Rules and regulations of the Stage Door Canteeb.
N.D. 1st outline of story by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript. ca. 41 pages Included with above: Ink holograph notes by Daves, spaced between typed pages. 12 pages
Folder containing additional background material to Stage Door Canteen:
a.) 4 guest passes to Canteen with Delmer Daves name in them.
b.) List of girls of the Canteen and their characteristics. Pencil hplograph by Delmer Daves on legal paper.
7/3/42 c.) Family Circle article Broad-ways Best Celler.
N.D. d.) Outline of cast vs. appearances, ink holograph by Delmer Daves on Ritz Tower stationary.
N.D. e.) Script for act by Elsa Maxwell. Ribbon typescript. 3 pages Top right 1st page: signed by Delmer Daves in pencil.
N.D. f.) Notes on character types by Delmer Daves. Pencil holograph on 16 m.o.
8/17/42 g.) Autographed letter signed: Edytye Freeman to Delmer Daves re: story she wrote about Canteen.
N.D. h.) Autographed letter signed: Noel Mills to Delmer Daves re: anaectress looking for a part. Enclosed with above: clipping from Sunday Mirror Magazine on Miss Mills.
N.D. i.) Notes [by Delmer Daves] in ink holograph on Ritz Tower stationary.
8/12/42 j.) Western Union telegram: Valarie Hayes to Delmer Daves re: question concerning Canteen.
N.D. k.) Stage Door Canteen stationary- lists committees.
N.D. l.) Form for application to American Theatre Wing War Service, Inc. (included Eanteen)
8/17/42 m.) Autographed letter signed: Shirley H. FFine to Delmer Daves re: experiences in Canteen.
7/24/42 n.) Typed letter: Antoinette Perry to Helene Dumas and Nabcy Douglas re: American Theatre Wing operations. Carbon typescript.
o.) 3×5" card: adress of Col. W. Mason Wright, Jr.
N.D. p.) Jokes by Ed Wynn for use at Canteeb. Ribbon typescript.
1943 Destination Tokyo, (Warner Brothers)
N.D. Via U.S. Sub to Japan- and Back by a Navy submarine skipper as told to Stanton Delaplane. Mimeo-with frequent pencil underlinings and holograph notations.
3/15/43 West to Japan, copy of article in Life magazine. Carbon typescript.
7/31/43 Complete shooting script with changes. Mimeo- with scattered pencil and ink holograph additions and deletions. ca. 165 pages Included in above: copy of 23rd Psalm. Carbon typescript. 1 page
6/20/43 Script- Part 1. Mimeo- 94 pages, with scattered pencil additions. Front cover: `D. Daves' in pencil holograph probably by Daves top left of page.
7/31/43 3rd revised temporary script. Mimeo-and carbon typescript with occasional pencil holograph notations. Carbon typescript. ca. 147 pages; Mimeo- ca. 14 pages
N.D. Destination Tokyo story by Steve Fisher, screenplay by Delmer Daves. (yellow mimeo copy)
N.D. Screenplay by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript with scattered pencil, holograph changes.
5/13/43 Revised treatment of synopsis by Delmer Daves. Mimeo- 28 pages Front cover: `Delmar Davies' in ink holograph top left of page.
4/6/43 Treatment by Steve Fisher. Mimeo- with scattered pencil holograph changes.
N.D. Story notes, including pencil and ink holograph, ribbon and carbon typescript.
Pencil and ink holograph notes probably by Delmer Daves:
Ribbon typescript notes:
Carbon typescript, including:
a.) Communication from Navy Department re: script changes,
b.) Comments on script by Comdr. E.E. Marshall, U.S. Navy
c.) Series of poems on the Submarine Service, included within other materials.
d.) Remaining story notes.
4/12/43 Permission granted to Delmer Daves byn Navy Department to visit Mare Island Navy Yard.
4/22/43 Autographed letter signed: Capt. C.B. Momsen to Delmer Daves: letterhead, Commander Submarine Force, Pacif Fleet, Administration, Mare Island, California.
3/25/43 New York Herald Tribune article titled U.S. Submarine Sank Japanese Underseas Ship.
3/23/40 Saturday Evening Post article titled Prisoner on A Submarine by Hugo Bleiberg.
5/20/43 Inter-office communication: Delmer Daves to Steve Trilling re: regarding dispute of screen credits on Destination Tokyo. Carbon typescript.
6/19/43 Attached to inter-office communication: final cast list, from Phil Friedman to Daves, et al. Carbon typescript, initialed by Friedman on bottom of page in blue pencil.
6/5/43 Tentative cast list: from Phil Friedman to Daves, et al. Carbon typescript, initialed by Phil Friedman on bottommof page in blue pencil.
N.D. Officers and Men- USS Copperfin, East list. Ribbon typescript 1 page, mimeo 1 page.
N.D. Miscellaneous lines, jokes, and dialogue ideas, with a pencil holograph notation From Jerry [Wald] or [Comdr. Dyson]. Ribbon typescript.
6/19/4 0 Postal Telegram: T.C.Wright (Warner Brothers) to Chuck Hansen with production unit. On verso: ink holograph [pllne schedule] by Delmer Daves.
N.D. Miscellaneous2notes, pencil and ink holograph by Delmer Daves, including sketch of submarine. On quarto and various sized scraps.
N.D. Test Test scene by Delmer Daves. Ribbon and carbon typescript copies.
N.D. Test scenes for Mike and the Kid, The Captain, Pills, Wolf, and Tin Can. Carbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph noyations.
8/25/43 Los Angeles Evening Herald-Express: article by Jimmy Star about1Delmer Daves.
5/43 Ink sketches and floor pland of submarines by Delmer Daves, with a notation in ink holograph: Sketched from S. type submarine, Mare Island May 1943, Delmer Daves
N.D. Queries by Delmer Daves. Questions on actions of script. Ribbon typescript with occasional pencil and ink holograph notations. 11 pages Included with above: Cast of characters in pencil holograph. 2 pages
N.D. a.) Directorial notes by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript with pencil sketch of submarine on 1st page. pages Top right corner 1st page: Delmer Daves-(since I never directed a test scene before. I had a lot to cram fast!) written in ink holograph by Delmer Daves.
b.) Pencil holograph notes [by Delmer Daves] on 16 m.o.
N.D. Advertisement for new book by Tom E. Manners- Song of Seas and Tall Ships.
7/8/43 Inter-office communication: T.C. Wright to producers and directors re: eliminating continuity sketches. Mimeo, on octavo. 1 page
6/11-6/13/43 Pencil and ink sketches of scenes made at Mare Island by Delmer Daves. Each page has 6 sketches 2×2-5/8. Some sketch work on verso of pages, and 2 pages of sketches on complete pages.
N.D. a.) List of camera shots, each with corresponding 2×2-5/8 photocopy of ink and watercolor scene sketch. 4 to a page, on 4×10" sheet of photographic paper. Ribbon typescript.
b.) List of camera shots, identical to `a.'. Carbon typescript with occasional pencil holograph notations.
5/14/43 Summary of scenes to be shot that require Navy cooperation.
N.D. Revised camera shot breakdown. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. List of photographicand information required. Carbon typescript.
N.D. List of camera shots at different locations.
5/25/43 Scene breakdown of revised temporary script.
1943 At work on Destination Tokyo. Photograph (8×10") of Johnny Garfield, Delmer Daves, Art Lueker, Jerry Wald.
N.D. Enlarged (8×10") photocopies of ink and watercolor scene sketches.
1943 Galley proof (first edition) of Battle Below, The War of the Submarines by Robert J. Casey.
1944 The Very Thought of You (Warner Brothers)
N.D. Complete shooting script, screenplay by Alvah Bessie and Delmer Daves from an original story by Lionel Wiggins. Mimeo- with occasional pencil holograph changes, and continuity sketches by Daves in some margins and on verso of same pages. All sketches in pencil, and most 1 ×1½. Included with original script are revisons, also mimeo, on blue paper, with dates of 3/3, 3/4, 3/9, 3/14, 3/21, 3/30, and 4/10/44.Total pages: ca. 190 On verso last page: list of 17 names in pencil holograph probably actors being considered for potential roles in movie. Front cover: typed below title, Shooting script- with my continuity sketches here and there, primitive rubber-stamp apertures.
10/4/43 Revised temporary script by Alvah Bessie. Mimeo- with some casting suggestions in red pencil holograph on `cast of characters' page. ca. 150 pages Title page: note by Delmer Daves in ink holograph This is the first script sent to me on completeing Destination Tokyo-I liked the love theme, loathed the slum clearance aspect-conferences resulted in 2nd rev. temp. (see) but was still wrong for me-so Jerry Wald asked me to write a final version (see shooting script) Front page: hand-lettered in ink [by Delmer Daves] Alvah Bessie Draft #1 (New York City Version), and in pencil holograph top of page, `Jerry Wald' [signiture].
2/3/44 2nd revised temporary script, screenplay by Alvah Bessie. Mimeo-with pencil shading along margins denoting `Daves' material. ca. 160 pages Introductory page: note by Delmer Daves in ink holograph, This script was rejected by Warner and Wald-I was asked to do a rewrite and given complete freedom to reject or retain material from this-in the shooting script I wrote I retained 37% of this script in feeling or fact (marked). I had objected to the New York `slum clearance' confusions of the 1st draft-but he changed only to Pasadena at my suggestion as director assigned and too few of my other suggestions-so final screenplay=63% Daves script/37% Bessie- Fronttcover: ink holograph top of page [by Delmer Daves] Alvah Bessie Draft #2 (Pasadena).
1944 Hollywood Canteen (Warner Brothers)
N.D. Photographs (8×10") of ink and charcoal sketches for camera shots.
N.D. Pencil sketches of scenes by Delmer Daves. Each page has 12 sketches, (1-7/8×2-3/8), most sketches labeled in pencil holograph.
N.D. Cast lists for men and women. Ribbon typescfipt. 2 pages (includes numerous Hollywood `stars')
10/15/43 Temporary script, original screenplay by Delmer Daves. Mimeo-with scattered pencil and ink holograph additions and deletions, including some on verso of same pages. Included with original script are revisions, also mimeo, on blue paper, with dates of 10/29; 11/11; 12/10/43.Total pages: ca. 115 pages Pasted in front of title page: one scene (165) in carbon type-script, with pencil holograph changes.
11/27/43 Staff and cast list. Mimeo-1 page Bottom of page: note by Delmer Daves, exact text as follows, The production of Hollywood Canteen was postponed until 1944 when the Actors' Guild protested the use of stars in bit roles-demanding they be paid full salary, even if only appearing for one day!! Obviously impossible, -picture was postponed pending change of ruling. Made possible because of the 40% profits to the Canteen (the fund existed for some years invested and growing under Jules Steins' management)-Lasky left WB, so I made the 1944 version with Sottlieb producer-
10/15/43 Temporary script. Mimeo- includes same revisions as #6.
10/15/43 Temporary script (same as #6 and #8)
1942-45 The Mississippi Belle (Warner Brothers)
11/27/42 Outline for a musical picture based on the novel by Clements Ripley. Mimeo- 76 pages Front cover: `Delmer Daves' in pencil holograph [by Daves] across top right of page.
N.D. Notes on the original material plus the rough draft treatment. Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph additions and deletions, including 1 page of pencil holograph notes by Delmer Daves.
N.D. Research for film. Includes:
a.) Floor plan of Mississippi steamboat. Photocopies
b.) Irish proverbs. Ribbon type-script.
c.) Research notes for Mississippi Belle. Ribbon typescript.
d.) Irish exerpts from O'Malley of Shanganagh. Ribbon typescript.
e.) Miscellaneous notes. Ribbon typescript. 2 pages Last page: `Mississippi Belle' in ink holograph as title.
11/3/42 Revised treatment by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
11/2/42 Treatment by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript. 101 pages (3 copies of this treatment, all identical)
1945 Pride of the Marines (Warner Brothers)
10/15/43 Sergeant Schmidt - Marine by Roger Butterfield. M. with Wald 10/22/43 hand-lettered in pencil on title page.
1942-1943 Al Schmidt Correspondence in scrapbook.
a) Copies (carbon typescript) of letters to Ruth Hartley (Schmidt's fiancee) and letters to his relatives.
b) Copies of newspaper articles on Schmidt
c) 2 photocopies of newspaper articles on Schmidt and friends.
9/12/44 Screenplay by Albert Maltz, adaptation by Marvin Borowsky. Carbon typescript ca. 177 pages. Inside back cover: pencil holograph notes by D.D.
ND Screenplay by Albert Maltz (unbound). M. with occasional pencil holograph changes.
10/4/44 Revised temporary script. M with scattered pencil holograph additions and deletions. ca. 189 pages. Front cover: Delmer Daves hand lettered in pencil on top left of page.
10/24/44 Incomplete final script - screenplay by Albert Maltz from biography by Robert Butterfield. M. ca. 125 pages. Title page: note by DD in ink holograph exact text as follows: I had numerous suggestions on reading Albert Maltz's October 4, 1944 script - mostly regarding the love scenes - and the need for rough humor amongst the Marines, especially after wounded - Albert said he wasn't good at this, suggested I take over the `sentiment and humor' re: writing - so I did - his commentary on my version follows - (see final shooting script)
12/2/44 Suggestions and criticisms by Albert Maltz. Typed letter signed: Albert Maltz to Jerry Wald. Followed by criticisms: carbon typescript, with scattered holograph notations in charcoal pencil. 18 pgs.
ND Complete shooting script with changes. M. with FPpNAD including some scene sketches (1 × 1 1/2") in margins. Included with original script are revisions, also M., on blue paper with dates 2/8/44 (ca. 39 pgs. of changes).
ND Ink and charcoal sketches of scenes. 12 per page, 1 7/8 × 2 3/8" each.
ND Photograph (5 × 7") of John Garfield-star of movie.
6/26/45 Dialogue transcript copyright 1945. M. Legal. 65 pages. Front cover: Jerry Wald in pen top left page. Date June 26, 1945 in pencil top left.
ND 20 BW photographs of N.Y.C. (3 - 5 × 7 in. ; 17 - 5 × 8 in.). with numbers and some scene references and descriptions in ink.
ND Photocopies (8 × 10"), BW, of scene drawings. 6 prints, 2 with typed explanation on vso..
ND This Love of Ours (Pride of the Marines) - Guadalcanal sequence transcriptions by Katherine Lewis. Reels #1 - 3. C. Legal.
11/1/44 IOC T. C. Wright from DD re: scene shots. C. with pencil numbers and with principals added.
11/2/44 IOC DD to T. C. Wright re: list of sets. C.
1/4/45 IOC T. C. Wright to all producers and directors re: keys and steriopticon shots. C.
4/30/45 IOC DD to Jerry Wald to Charles Einfeld re: changing title.
12/23/44 Crossroads, A. A. F. Redistribution Station No. 4. Vol. 1, No. 5.
ND Outline and development of story by scenes.
1945 Task Force, Part 1 (Warner Brothers)
5/9/45 Typed letter: George [Boggs] to Jerry Wald and Delmer Daves re: Navy films. Carbon typescript.
5/10/45 Typed letter: George [Boggs] to Jerry Wald re: Navy film. Carbon typescript.
5/13/45 Typed letter: George [Boggs] to Jerry Wald. Carbon typescript. 7 pages
5/14/45 Typed letter: H.B. Miller (Secretary of the Navy-Director of Public Relations), to Chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics re: selecting of classified Navy film for use by Warner Brothers. Carbon typescript.
5/15/45 Typed letter: George [Boggs] to Jerry Wald re: Navy films. Carbon typescript.
5/16/45 Typed letter: George [Boggs] to Jerry Wald re: Navy films about Japanese suicide missions. Carbon typescript.
5/16/45 Typed letter: H.A. McDonald, Comdr. USN(ret.), to Chief, Bureau of Aeronautics re: request for stock film. Carbon typescript.
5/18/45 Typed letter: George [Boggs] to Jerry Wald re: Navy films. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Description of sequence with Secretaty of State, Charles Evans Hughes, the Under-Secretaly, and 3 Assistant Secretarys leaving the State, War, and Navy Buildings. Carbon typescript.
6/1/45 Typed letter: George [Boggs] to Jerry Wald re: Navy films. Carbon typescript.
5/22/45 Typed letter: George [Boggs] to Jerry Wald re: Navy films. Carbon typescript.
6/25/45 Typed letter: David Hopkins, Lieut., USNR, to Jerry Wald re Navy films. Carbon typescript.
6/25/45 Typed letter: David Hopkins to Jerry Wald re: research material. Carbon typescript.
6/21/45 Typed letter: George [Boggs] to Jerry Wald re: footage from Pathe, 1920's. Carbon typescript.
6/15/45 Typed letter George Boggs to Jerry Wald re: Navy films. Carbon typescript.
6/4/45 Typed letter: George [Boggs] and Earl Colgrove to Jerry Wald re: Navy films. Carbon typescript.
N.D. 8 sketches of LSO signals.
N.D. Air Force- list of selected stock film.
4/19/45 Feature film reviewed and selected by Delmer Daves; list and detailed description of shots. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Notes on Naval Aviation-Its Problems, Etc. From 1922. Author unknown. Ribbon typescript.
7/26/45 Statement by Lt. Jensen on Midway and Task Force 58. Carbon typescript with scattered pencil changes.
10/3/45 List of positions in any CV*9 Class CIC (nerve center of Task Force). Carbon typescript.
9/26/45 Passing of the Word During Ships' Routine. Ribbon typescript.
10/25/48 Typed letter signed: Lt. Comdr. Richard Winn, USNR, to George Dorsey re: enclosed copy of Navy Day address by Vice-Admiral Carney.
N.D. Notes on 4 nautical statistics. (3"×5" paper) Hand-lettered in pencil.
10/21/48 Fighter Squadron 152- flight schedule submitted by Lt. Charles Baumeister. Mimeo- 1 page On verso: service and home add dress of two naval officers, hand-lettered in ink.
N.D. Suggested CIC operations. Ribbon typescript with frequent pencil holograph notes, changes, and deletions.
10/3/45 Positions in CV-9 Class CIC operations. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Pilots and Aircraft Totals by Years-1911 to 1944. Ribbon typescript.
6/44 America's Prime Weapon-Carrier Based Aviation by Rear Admiral Dewitt C. Ramsey. (reprint from Aviation magazine) Ribbon typescript.
1/42 VPB-The Patrol Bomber by Rear Admiral John S. MECain (reprint from Flying and Popular Aviation). Ribbon typescript.
1/42 VF-The Fighter by Lt. Comdr. John B. Pearson, Jr. (reprint from Flying and Popular Aviation). Ribbon typescript.
6/7/45 Attached with above: Navy news release: TigerCat is New Navy Twin-Engine Fighter Bomber.
1/42 VSB-The Scoyt Bomber by Lt. Comdr. J.N. Murphy (reprint from Flying and Popular Aviation). Ribbon typescript.
1/42 VT-The Torpedo Plane by Lt. Comdr. Steadman Teller (reprint from Flying and Popular Aviation). Ribbon typescript.
1/42 VOS VSO-Observation and Scouting by Lt. Comdr. M.K. Fleming (reprint from Flying and Popular Aviation). Ribbon typescript.
6/15/45 Attached with above: Navy news release, Navy's New Observation Scout Plane Undergoes Baptism In Borneo Invasion.
.. Folder containing:
a.) Information on 6 U.S. carriers. Ribbon typescript.
b.) Short biography of 2 Navy career officers. Ribbon typescript.
c.) Organizational structure list of Carrier Air Department! Ribbon typescript.
d.) Arguements against carriers and carrier planes. Ribbon typescript.
e.) Chronicle of U.S. history by years, 1921-1944. Each yearly report includes fashions, finances, domestic and foreign policy, and naval status.
ND Washington and N. Y. Interviews with various Navy personnel. SpNA.
ND The Returning Servicemen by Max Silverstein, Council of Social Agencies, Los Angeles. Paper prepared for the Writers' Congress seminar. M.
7/16/48 Naval Aviation and the Influence of its Missions on Carrier Based Aircraft - speech made at Annual Summer Meeting, Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences, Los Angeles, by Rear Admiral T. C. Lonnquest, U. S. Navy. M.
7/10/48 Sea Power for Peace - address delivered before the Chautauqua Institute by Vice-Admiral A. W. Radford. M.
8/4/48 Address by Rear-Admiral T. C. Lonnquest before Aviation Division, N. Y. Board of Trade. M.
6/30/48 The Fast Carrier Task Force - remarks by Rear-Admiral R. A. Ofstie before the Metropolitan Section, Aviation Writers Association, M.
6/1/48 Statement of the Honorable John L. Sullivan, Sec. of the Navy, before the Senate Armed Services Committee. M.
ND [2/13/45] Research notes on Carrier Story. Includes: Carrier Story by Max Miller; notes about Navy wives by Dorothy Bonney; Keep Fleet, Says Rayburn (reprint of newspaper article); The Story of McCluskey - notes by DD. M.
ND Preliminary compilation and research material for Task Force. Prepared under the direction of Herman Lissauer - Head of Research Department, by James A. Smith: -- copy of contents following -- approximately 35 typed copies of articles plus relatec photos.
ND Notes on activities and operation of radio and radar room. Pencil. Legal.
Washington and New York Interviews, Delmer Daves.
Will We Choose Naval Suicide Again? Statement by the Honorable James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy. United States Government Printing Office, 1944.12 pages Included in above: photograph (8×10) of Forrestal.
A Navy Flyer's Creed. Carbon typescript.
Background for War. 1853-1941.Ageton. Naval Officer's Guide. Carbon typescript.
Japanese History, 1914-1936.Yakhontoff. Eyes on Japan. Carbon typescript.
The Lansing-Ischii Agreement, 1917.Bisson. American Policies in the Far East. Ribbon typescript.
Background for War. Wilson's attitude toward Russia. Villard. Fighting Years. Carbon typescript.
Russian Revolution. Barnes. History of Western Civilization. Carbon typescript.
Washington Treaty, 1922-23.Banning. The Fleet Today. Bisson. Op. Cit. Bailey. A Diplomatic History of the American People. 2 pictures (8×10). 1 picture (13×18) from the Illustrated London News, Dec. 10, 1921,pages 786-87. Carbon typescript.
18 pictures (8×10): people and places involved in Washington Disarmament Conference of 1922.
Japanese Exclusion. Harcourt-Smith. Fire in the Pacific. Bailey. Op. Cit. Carbon typescript.
Morrow Board. Nicholson. Dwight Morrow. Carbon typescript. 1 page Included in above: 11 pictures (8×10) of Morrow Board and Senate Investigating Committees.
Tanaka Report, 1927.Henderson and Morris. War in Our Time. Carbon typescript. 2 pages Included with above: 2 pictures (8×10) of Tanaka and Chinese war-lord.
Briand-Kellogg Pact, 1928. Dictionary of American History. Carbon typescript. 1 page Included with above: 3 pictured (8×10) of signing of Pact.
London Treaty, 1930.Banning. Op. Cit. Barnes. Op. Cit. Carbon typescript.
Japans Foreign Policy, 1931.Muir. A Brief History of Modern Times. Carbon typescript.
Black Dragon Society. Henderson and Morris. Op. Cit. Carbon typescript. 1 page Included with above: 6 pictures (8×10) of Japanese leaders.
Genesis of World War II. Japan conquers Manchuria. 1931.Henderson and Morris. Op. Cit. Carbon typescript. 2 pages Included with above: 3 pictures (8×10) of Henry L. Stinson; extent of Japanese conquest in 1932; Japanese leaders.
World Disarmament Conference at Geneva, 1932.3 pictures (8×10); 1 picture (12½×18½) from Illustrated London News, Feb. 20, 1932.
Quotations: Senator Pittman and editorials, 1935.Premier Okada, 1936.Takahashi, 1936.Hirota, 1938.Nye and Vandenberg, 1940.Rhee. Japan Inside Out. Carbon typescript
Treaty of Berlin, 1940. Roosevelt's Foreign Policy. Carbon typescript.
Tojo, Konoye, Hirohoto, etc.
Japan's Seven Points of 1941listed. Brown. Suez to Singapore. Carbon typescript.
Miscellaneous Quotations: Japanese Army pamphlet, Normura, etc. Byas. The Japanese Enemy. Carbon typescript.
Roosevelt's Foreign Policy. Memorandum on bombing of the Panay, Sept. 1941.Declaration of War, etc. Roosevelt's Foreign Policy. Carbon typescript.
Quotations: Tokyo and Matsuoka. 1941. Roosevelt's Foreign Policy. Carbon typescript, 1 page Included with above: 6 pictures (2=8×10, 4=snapshot size) of Japanese political leaders.
Brief Naval History, 1921-30.Armitage. United States Navy. Carbon typescript.
Naval Aviation: Outstanding Men and Events. Carbon typescript. 2 pages Included with above: 5 pictures (8×10).
Statistics on naval aviation development, etc. Armitage. Op. Cit. Carbon typescript.
North Island, San Diego. Hotel del Coronado.
5 pictures (8×10): U.S. Navy officers.
Aircraft Carriers. Banning. Op. Cit. Carbon typescript
Carrier Chatter. Collier's. November 27, 1943.Carbon typescript.
Battle of Midway. The Navy at War. Carbon typescript.
Langley, Jap Bomb Victim. Los Angeles Times. Carbon typescript.
Naval Construction. Henderson and Morris. War in Our Time. Carbon typescript.
Langley, Saratoga, Lexington and a few modern carriers. 35 pictures (8×10). 23 prints and 12 photocopies. Also: 2 photocopies (8½×13½) of carriers Lexington and Saratoga.
Portfolio of Navy planes.
Miscellaneous: French carrier Bearn, 1928.American gunboat patroling Yangtze, 1927.Reception room door, Secretary of the Navy.
Nomenclature of Japanese warships. Launer. The Enemy's Fighting Ships. Carbon typescript.
Prelude to World War II. Arrest of the Six by I.F. Stone. Nation. 1945.Carbon typescript.
Portfolio of Ubiforms. Uniform Regulations. United States Navy. 1922.And designs by M.O. Best. Warner Brothers.
N.D. Screenplay by Ranald MacDougall. Mimeo, ribbon, and carbon typescript with scattered pencil holograph changes throughout. Mimeo- ca..132 pages Carbon typescript- ca. 79 pages Ribbon typescript- ca. 18 pages
N.D. Aircraft Carrier Story- index. (14 point historical outline) Carbon typescript.
6/15/45 Young Aviators characterizations by Lt. Jensen. Carbon typescript.
2/23/45 Notes on a Fictitious But Typical Career of a Young Pilot Who is Reporting to Aircraft Battle Force in 1922 Having Just Graduated from Pensacola. Carbon typescript.
5/24/45 Notes: Rough Outline-Battle Sequence by Capt. Mort Seligman, USN(R). Carbon typescript.
N.D. Bibliography[?] Carbon typescript.
Copies of Memorandums on Task Force from Mort Seligman to Ranald MacDougall. All Carbon typescript.
5/2/45 re: folding wings of aircraft on carriers.
4/3/45 re: Air races.
3/7/45 re: Possible talk by squadron commander to new pilots when they report for duty.
2/26/45 re: Naval appropriations.
3/16/45 re: Navy pilots moonlighting as test pilots.
3/12/45 re: Admirals wife.
N.D. re: Notes on `Washington Conference on the Limitations of Armaments' held Nov. 1921-Feb. 1922.
4/10/45 re: Application of Washington Conference to own story.
2/23/45 re: Phases of carrier picture.
2/22/45 Naval Aviationsand Its Problems, Etc. From 1922. Carbon typescript.
6/28/45 Temporary script-part 1. Mimeo-65 pages Front cover: `Delmer Daves' in pencil holograph top of page.
8/27/45 Screenplay by Ranald MacDougall. Carbon typescript. 189 pages Front cover: `Wald' hand-lettered in ink top of page.
5/31/45 Screenplay by Ranald MacDougall, pages 1-13 and cast of characters. Carbon typescript with pencil holograph notes.
7/2/45 Screenplay by Ranald MacDougall from material by Capt. Mort Seligman, USN(R). Incomplete. ca. 38 pages Front cover: `Delmer Daves' in ink holograph [by Daves] top of page.
5/4/45 Temporary script by Ranald MacDougall. Carbon typescript with scattered red and blue pencil additions. 65 pages Front cover: `Delmer Daves' hand-lettered in pencil top of page.
5/3/45 Revised synopsis of opening sequences. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Notes for the 2nd draft of Task Force. Carbon typescript.
a.) Carrier Story Progress-Possibble Sequences. Ribbon typescript.
b.) Aircraft Carrier Story-index. Ribbon typescript with ink holograph notations.
c.) Notes on Task Force with dates of 4/20, 5/3, and 5/25/45. Ribbon typescript.
d.) Lt. Jonathan Scott, Personal Story. Ribbon typescript.
e.) Scene breakdown and synopsis. Ribbon typescript with scattered pencil and ink holograph notations.
5/22/45 f.) My Favorite War Story by Moscrip Miller. Ribbon typescript.
g.) Signed memo: Oliver Jensen to Jerry Wald re: outline of fictitious final battle for Task Force. Ribbon typescript.
5/15/45 h.) Preliminaries-at anchor, Autumn, 1945 by Lt. Jensen. Ribbon typescript.
i.) Flagship bridge-Geography. Ribbon typescript.
5/24/45 j.) Rough Outline of Battle Sequences by Mort Seligman. C Carbon typescript.
K*N: re: M.A. Mitscher, Navy Officer.
7/16/44 k.) Baltimore Sun- article by E.T. Baker. Ribbon typescript.
7/16/44 l.) Philadelphia Record- article by Lief Erickson. Ribbon typescript.
1/29/42 m.) Navy Department-Biographical Section. Ribbon typescript.
11/21/44 n.) Navy Department Press Release. Ribbon typescript.
o.) Jumping Joe Clifton. Ribbon typescript.
5/25/45 p.), Carrier Chaplain by Lt. Jensen. Carbon typescript.
5/25/45 q.) Chief Petty Officer-Flight Deck by Lt. Jensen. Carbon typescript.
5/25/45 r.) Doctor by Lt. Jensen. Carbon typescript.
5/18/? s.) Newspaper clipping: Mates Rescue Flyers Downwed Amid Jap Ships in Enemy Sea by Grant McDonald.
7/30/45 Task Force (from Washington D.C. to end) - outline of sequences. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Aircraft Carrier story notes by Ranald MacDougall with Capt. Seligman. Research notes by James Smith re: exact chronology of a fictitious Navy admiral. Carbon typescript.
9/28/45 Comments by J.S. Thack re: Task Force. Ribbon typescript.
3/12/45 Memo: Mort Saligman to Ranald MacDougall re: Task Force. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Scene breakdown and synopsis. Carbon typescript. 40 pages 1st Page: `Daves' hand-lettered in red pencil top of page.
10/2/48 Typed letter signed: Olle Comstedt to Delmer Daves re: obtaining information about mining.
2/23/45 Notes on a Fictitious But Typical Career of a Young Pilot Who is Reporting to Aircraft Battle Force in 1922 Having Just Graduated from Pensacola. by Mort Seligman. Ribbon typescript.
4/4/45 Aircraft Carrier- story notes (parts 1,2,3). Mimeo- with occasional pencil and ink holograph changes and notations. 120 pages Front cover: `Task Force!' hand-lettered in pencil above title. `Wald' in ink holograph at top of page.
6/11/45 Forward and story outline. Mimeo-with occasional pencil and ink holograph notations and changes. 21 pages Included with above: additions to story outline. Ribbon typescript. 3 pages
5/10/45 Principal Personel Involved In Carrier Story. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Locations and outline of scemes. Carbon typescript.
3-7/45 U.S. Navy film footage reviewed and selected by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript with `Daves' in pencil and ink at top of some pages.
3/9/45 Memo to Ranald Mac Douglas Subject: Carrier Story
4/3/45 Naval Aviation Notes
1946 The Red House (Lesser-United Artists); 1948 A Kiss In The Dark (Warner Brothers).
N.D. Pete's Story (The Red House) story notes by Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript. 15 pages 1st page: `The Red House-D.D.' hand-lettered in ink at top of page.
4/14/46 The Red House screenplay by Delmer Daves. Mimeo- with occasional pencil scene sketches in margins, and pencil holograph c changes. Included in screenplay: changes on blue paper with dates of 5/21, 5/22, and 5/24/46-12 pages; changes in carbon typescript 4 pages. Total screenplay:
N.D. A Kiss in the Dark shooting script by Delmer Daves; original screenplay by Harvey Kurnity from the story Cleopatra Aims by Everett Freeman-1948. Mimeo- with scattred pencil scene sketches in margins and on verso of pages 136 and 139, and pencil holograph changes. Included in script: changes on pink paper with dates of 3/17, 3/25, 4/1, and 4/5/48; ca. 34 pages. Total screenplay:
1946-47 Dark Passage (Warner Brothers)
11/18/46 Typed letter signed: Jerry Wald to Delmer Daves re: shots needed. On Warner Brothers stationary with some pencil holograph additions.
11/19/46 Typed letter signed: Jerry Wald to Delmer Daves re: report on quality of completed shots. On Warner Brothers stationary.
11/21/46 Typed letter signed: Jerry Wald to Delmer Daves re: report on quality of completed shots. On Warner Brothers stationary.
9/27/46 San Francisco location, scene descriptions-Dick Mayberry. Ribbon typescript.
9/28/46 Inter-office communication: Ken Cox to W.L. Guthrie re: San Francisco scene locations. Carbon typescript.
9/17/46 Set descriptions by Carl J. Weyl, Art Director. Carbon typescript.
9/27/46 San Francisco location, scene descriptions-Dick Mayberry. Carbon typescript.
9/30/ Western Unoin Telegram: Jack [Warner] to Delmar Daves.
N.D. Brown copies (similar to blueprints) of sketches, outlined in red and orange crayon, of floor pland for sets in Dark Passage.
N.D. Observations of the Camera Acting as a Person-Dark Passage. Ribbon typescript. 4 pages 1st page: `Appendix to Technical Notes' hand-lettered in pencil top of page.
N.D. Notes on experimental camera work. Carbon typescript.
10/22/46 Inter-office comunication: Delmer Daves to all departments re: technical notes.
N.D. Brown copies (similar to blueprints) of sketches, outlined in red and orange crayon, of floor plans for scene layouts.
6/5/46 Typed letter (copy): Joseph I. Breen to J.L. Warner re: censoring Dark Passage. Ribbon typescript.
10/17/46 Typed letter (copy): Joseph I. Breen to J.L. Warner re: censoring Dark Passage. Ribbon tyupescript.
10/18/46 Inter-office communication: Phil Friedman to arner, Trilling, Wald, Wright, Kumin, Levinson, Westmore, Hansen, Mayberry. Initialed by Phil Friedman at bottom of page. Carbon typescript.
9/24/46 Typed letter signed: Clinton T. Duffy (Warden, San Quentin Prison) to Kenneth Cox.re: permisson to take a long shot motion picture of prison. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Miscellaneous pages of dialogue. Ribbon typescript.
N.D. Cutting notes from David Weisbart from Delmer Daves. Carbon tyupescript.
N.D. a.) Cast and credits.
b.), Synopsis of story.
c.) Production notes.
10/18/46 Index to scene breakdown.
5/46 Screenplay by Delmer Daves from the novel by David Goodis. Carbon typescript.
5/24/46 Screenplay by Delmer Daves. Mimeo- with blue page changes dated 9/9/46.ca. 131 pages Ribbon typescript note by Delmer Daves on title page re: Jack Warners reluctance to use new camera technique (in which the camera was to be Bogart for the first part of the film); Bob Montgomery's use of this technique (borrowed from Daves) in his film Lady of the Lake, for which Montgomery got credit for originating a new camera technique; Daves' use-first ever- of the hand-held AERO-FLEX camera.
11/25/45 a.) Story analyzed by Dorthea Cartwright Doe.
11/14/45 b.) Story analyzed by Lenyth Soares.
12/31/45 Galley proofs of Dark Passage by David Goodis.
1947 To The Victor (Warner Brothers)
N.D. Delmer Daves- biographical s sketches in French.
6/20/47 Inter-office communication: Alex Evelove to Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript.
7/5/47 Typed letter: Jerry Wald to Frank McCarthy. Carbon typescript.
7/5/47 Typed letter: Jerry Wald to Rene Claire. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Addresses: Andre Hakim and Frank McCarthy. Ribbon typescript.
6/25/47 Additional possible shots to be made by Delmer Daves in Paris. Carbon typescript.
N.D. Envelope (8¼×8) to Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Daves, Appt. 320/21 Hotel George V, Paris.
6/30/47 Shipping report for films, signed by Eaelene Hicks. Carbon typescript.
7/1/47 Shipping report for films, signed by Earlene Hicks. Carbon typescript.
7/8/47 Inter-office communication: William T. Orr to Dalmar Daves [sic] re: Miss Lisber. Ribbon typescript, on octavo, initialed by Orr. 1 page Included with above: 2 photographs (4×6") of Miss Lisber.
7/11/47 Western Union Telegram: Jack Warner to Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Daves [sic].
7/11/47 Western Union Telegram: Jerry Wald to Mr. and Mrs Delmer Daves.
7/11/47 Western Union Telegram: Milt Grossman to Delmer Daves.
7/11/47 Western Union Telegram: Milt Grossman to Delmer Daves.
7/11/47 Western Union Telegram: Milt Grossman to Delmar Daves [sic].
7/8/47 Typed letter signed: Jerry Wald to Delmer Daves re: addresses of contacts in Paris. On Warner Brothers stationary.
7/2/47 Typed letter signed: Oliver Jensen to Jerry Wald re: asking to have Delmer Daves call on way through New York.
7/8/47 Inter-office communication: Sophie Rosenstein to Delmar Daves sic. re: French talent. Ribbon typescript.
7/12/47 Typed letter signed: Jerry Wald to Delmer Daves. Ribbon typescript on Warner Brothers stationary. 1 page Included on page: Ink holograph notation probably by Wald Best to the bunch. On verso: Ink holograph note by `Lil', reporting on `Michael and Debbie' Daves' children.
7/15/47 Typed letter signed (in French): Mme. L. Rouiez, Secretaire-Andre Bernheim, to Delmer Daves re: photograph of Marcel Dailio. 1 page Included with above: envelope addressed to `Mr. Delmer Daves'.
7/19/47 Autographed letter signed: (in French): Christian Fontugue [to Delmer Daves] re: bringing a picture (tableau).
N.D. Trip schedule: Party of 7 people leaving for Chicago and Los Angeles. Ribbon typescript. 1 page On verso: Ink holograph note, Del! Welcome back to Paree! Joe H.
10/24/47 Inter-office communication: Delmer Daves to Jack Warner re: budget and time schedule of Tom The Victor. Carbon typescript.
10/31/47 Typed letter signed: Joseph H. Westreich to Delmer Daves re: shipping painting out of France to be used in To The Victor. On Warner Brothers (Paris) stationary.
N.D. Typed letter: H. Descombes to J. Westreich re: exportation of a painting for Mr. Delmer Daves.
11/26/47 Typed letter signed: Joseph H. Westreich to Delmer Daves re: release of To The Victor.
N.D. Breakdown of scenes with `studio needs'. Blueprint. ca. 37 pages (3 copies of above)
N.D. Pre-planning Studio Use of Process Plates- photographs (5×8") of locations, with their corresponding scene sketch. On quarto.
7/12/47 Paris exteriors- locations and descriptions of needed shots. Ribbon typescript.
6/11/47 Wardrobe chart.
N.D. Paris shooting script, original screenplay by Richard Brooks. Mimeo- with occasional pencil scene sketches in the margins and on verso (most approx. 1½×2"), and pencil holograph additions and deletions.
7/1/47 2nd revised temporary script.
1948 The 20th Anniversary Academy Awards written and directed by Delmer Daves
N.D. Floor plan of the Al Malaikah Temple in Los Angeles, Calif. (13½×17") Main floor and balcony.
N.D. Director's Credit Bulletin 1946-47 Screen Director's Guild, Inc.
N.D. Program: Series of Screenings of the Nominations for the 20th Annual Awards, Feb. 21-March 12, 1948.
3/13/47 Program: 19th Annual Academy Awards.
3/13/47 Revised tentative program for 19th Annual Academy Awards at Shrine Auditorium from William Cannon.
1/13/48 Agenda: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors meeting.
2/19/48 Agenda: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors meeting.
1/13/48 Notes by Delmer Daves on Board of Governors meeting. Ribbon typescript.
1/12/48 The 20th Anniversary Academy Awards suggested program by Delmer Daves.
2/20/48 The 20th Anniversary Academy Awards revised program by Delmer Daves. Mimeo- 18 pages (3 copies of above)
3/12/48 The 20th Anniversary Academy Awards revised by Delmer Daves.
N.D. The 20th Anniversary Academy Awards suggested program by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript with occasional ink holograph notations.
1/13/48 20th Awards budget summary. Mimeo- 6 pages 1st page: `Delmer Daves' in ink holograph top of page.
N.D. Draft: Academy of Motion Picture Picture Arts and Sciences procedure for counting ballots under preferential system.
5/25/48 Booklet: Report of the President to the Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
N.D. Booklet: 20th Annual Academy Awards Rules for the Conduct of the Balloting.
1/1/48 Booklet: By-laws of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
N.D. Booklet: 20th Annual Academy Awards for Achievements During 1947-Reminder List of Elgible Released Durung the Year. 24 pages (2 copies)
1/15/48 Typed letter signed: Ralph Staub to Delmer Daves re: `Screen Snapshots!.
1/9/48 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 1947 obituary list, secured from Variety magazine. Ribbon typescript.
12/9/48 Typed letter signed: Memorandum, Margaret Herrick to Delmer Daves re: 20th Academy Awards.
1948 Task Force, Part 3 (Warner Brothers)
10/22/48 Final (shooting) script. Mimeo- with scattered pencil and ink holograph additions and deletions and some ink scene sketches in margins. Holograph notes on title page, and `ship' dialogue in pencil, taped over cast of characters page. 131 pages Included with above: Notes on `ship' dialogue in pencil (5½×8" paper). 2 pages b.) Receipt from Union Oil Co.. for charged services, signed by Mrs. Delmer Daves.
10/25/48 Shooting schedule.
8/31/45 Index to breakdown, set list, and breakdown of sequences.
9/11/45 Photocopies of pencil diagrams of sets.
9/11/45 Photocopies of airccaft carrier `Hornet'.
N.D. Brown copies (similar to blueprints) of Int. CIC and Air Plot (20×30)-
N.D. Personnel and duty list.
N.D. Photographs of pencil and ink drawings of scenes.
1949 Task Force Part IV (WB)
7/10/45 Notes on temporary script by Mort Seligman as revised by Delmer Daves. Carbon typescript.
10/19/49 Personnel list of people and jobs in film, Task Force. Mimeographed copy.
10/25/48 Task Force personnel list for on board ship by Joe Barry with room and telephone numbers. Mimeographed copy.
10/18/49 Inter-office communication: T. C. Wright to all members of the Task Force Company re: regulations on ship. Mimeographed copy.
N.D. TLC from Co. V. Peterson, Commanding Officer to Commander, Fleet Air West West Coast re: tentative employment schedule, 10/23 to 11/48.
N.D. History of the Preparation and Making of the Film, Task Force (1945-1949). T.,
N.D. Memo from U. S. S. Antietam to WB motion picture team re: ship regulations. M. legal size.
N.D. Schedule for shooting scenes on board. T with FPpNAD and P sketches.
N.D. Cast and crew room and telephone number assignments on board ship. T with 8vo cardboard backing.
N.D. Wine list of commissioned officers mess, Naval AirkStation, Alameda, Calif., with signatures-Daves, Walter Brennan, J. V. Peterson, Gary Cooper, W. R. McClintock, G. J. Hedding. Larger than 16mo.
10/26/48 TL copies (4), Joseph I. Breen to J. L. Warner re: censorship of parts of Task Force. T copy with 3 C.
9/28/45 Comments by J. S. Thach on MacDougall script. C with PNAD on pg. 2 and FpNAD elsewhere by DD.
9/17/45 Combined critique on Task Force with OpNAD. C.
9/19/45 General notes on Task Force by DD. C.
9/12/45 Suggested revisions on Task Force by Lt. David Hopkins. C.
9/21/45 Notes on Task Force by Lt. Cmdr. Eggert.
10/22/48 Task Force - final script by DD and ronald MacDougall with OpNAD. M.
10/27/45 For Spacious Skies- SP by Ronald MacDougall and DD with PN on cover explaining his rewriting the script in in 1948, and PN on script. C.
10/9/45 Task Force - SP by DD. C.
6/1/48 Insert - notes on In Which We Serve by DD. C.
5/15/45 Memo to Jerry Wald re: outline to fictitious battle for Task Force with suggestions by LT. Jensen. Carbon.
10/20/48 Task Force 2 - 2nd Rev. Temp. Script Part IV to end with DD Signature on cover and OpNAD. M.
ND Music Publisher's Holding Corp. list of songs popular, 1919 - 1948 with PN and phone numbers of John Gilbraith and Frank Ryan. T.
10/9/48 Make-up progression charts for Task Force.
10/5/48 Task Force 2 - Rev. Temp. Script Part I with SpNAD. M.
10/14/48 Blank sheet with mimeo heading: Task Force Cast of Characters.
10/13/48 IOC re: Carl Milliken to Kissel re: sinking of Langley by Japanese planes; excerpt from Battle Report: Pearl Harbor to Coral Sea by King and Kelly, 2/27/42.
10/18/48 IOC Stacey to Wright, Friedman, Daves
Kissel and Tinsmen re: cast list, wardrobe and make-up. C.
10/9/45 Task Force - Rev. SP by DD with OpN by DD. C.
10/7/48 Task Force 2 - 2nd Rev. Temp. Part I with DD signature. [UNK]
10/22/48 Task Force - final SP with DD signature on cover. M.
5/4/45 Memo - Lt. Oliver Jensen to JW re: notes on air craft carrier story. C.
5/3/45 From Lt. Oliver Jensen re: information on Kamikaze pilots and other aspects of Japanese force. C.
5/18/48 Notes on Task Force by DD re: production, script and background information.
ND List of Navy bases and ships (with years) and commanding officers.
ND pN on Bureau of Yards and Dock memo sheet 8vo with 1 pg. of information on verso re: sets, production, sequences.
7/21/48 IOC-M Wright to all dept. re: Task Force budget meeting.
ND Captain to Damage Control dialogue. A.
ND Suggested C.I.C. Operations with SpN. C.
ND Telegram JW to DD re: congratulations on good job. C.
11/12/48 S[T] to DD re: extension of working schedule time and working overtime. C.
9/16/48 IOC Friedman to JLW, ST, Orr, JW and DD re: advanced tentative casting list with [UNK] C.
9/9/48 TLS Carl Scheafer to DD re: Hollywood Foreign Correspondence' Association Forum.
12/17/48 IOC JW to DD re: acknowledgement of Navy help in Task Force.
ND Acknowledgement from other films. C.
1/5/49 Data on Task Force. C.
11/29/48 Notice of Tentative Writing Credits, printed form with C filled in blanks.
7/26/48 TLC E. M. Eller to George Dorsey re: approval of Task Force script by Navy. C.
11/8/48 TLS J[W] to DD re: congratulations on film and several suggestions for it.
ND Quotation from Theucydius. A.
ND Soory Disposition of 58 as to Group-Code - pN by DD.
11/5/48 TNS Phillip C Lasko, Chief Boatswain's Mate, USN, to DD re: luncheon aboard USS Antietam.
8/11/48 IOC T. C. Wright to ST, JW, DD re: changing sets of pictures. C.
12/14/48 TOC T. C. Wright to JW re: technical problems in shooting a sequence. C.
ND Telegram re: strike at WB. C.
ND Script pgs 66-67. C.
ND pN on plane landings.
ND Appropriations for Navy spending on vessels.
ND Sequence by sequence breakdown. C.
10/3/45 2 copies list of officers and suggested C.I.C. Operations and information. C.
9/14/48 TLC Capt. Harry E. Sears to William Guthrie re: script revisions.
ND Loose script pags, with SpNAD. C.
1/2/48 Memo for aviators from P. O. Glover, Hydrographic Office re: warning of gunfire practise at Wellfleet, with p sketches and annotations on vso. by DD.
1950 Broken Arrow (20CF)
6/11/49 Rev. Final Shooting Script by Michael Blankfort with FPpNAD and sketches of scenes; location notes by sequence. M.
10/21/49 Rev. Final Script with retakes and added scenes supplements in back. M.
10/18/49 IOC RLK to RLH re: retakes of Broken Arrow with T comments by DFZ.
6/1/49 Staff list.
5/27/49 Cast list.
ND Misc. notes and sketches of scenes. p. [UNK] pgs sketches per page,
5/20/49 2nd shooting script. M.
6/1/49 General Comments by DFZ. M.
4/25/49 Prelim. location survey.
5/12/49 TLC (PH) Clarence Hutson to Lester Oliver re: Indian actors.
5/16/49 TL C. D. Hutson to RLK re location survey for Broken Arrow.
4/25/49 TL C. D. Hutson to RLK re: Broken Arrow information. PH.
4/16/49 Set progression for script with PN. M.
8/2/49-8/3/49 16 TLC Stanley H. Goldsmith to various heads of production dept. thanking them for cooperation and help.
4/21/50 Telegram from Mr. and Mrs. DD to 30 people inviting them to special screening of Broken Arrow. C.
4/24/50 Same as above, except only 2 people. C.
ND Test scene for Cochise and Jeffords. C.
5/10/49 scr Scene breakdown for 4/11/49 temporary script with index and SpN. M.
6/3/49 Cast list for Broken Arrow with Addresses and telephone numbers of actors.
5/19/49 TLC DD to Michaelf Blankfort re: technical information on cavalry formation and tactics in battle scenes.
ND Narration for several scenes in Broken Arrow.
5/23/49 IOC DD to Harry Sherman re:period lettering used in street signs.
5/27/49 IOC DD to Marie Halvey re: appreciation for footage estimate charts for film. C.
5/25/49 5/27/49 Wardrobe fittings and still shot schedule for principals.
5/19/49 Cast list from 2nd revised prelim. cross plot with working periods indicated and pN.
5/19/49 Dates taken from 2nd rev. prelim. cross plot of 5/14/49. M.
5/12/49 Jewelry of Apache men from An Apache Way of Life by Morris Edward Opler. C.
5/31/49 TLC JIB to JSJ re: censorship for parts of Broken Arrow.
5/11/49 TNC JSJ to JB re: having member of American Humane Association present when animals used in film.
5/9/49 TLC Mel Morse to JSJ re: logistics of animal shots in film.
4/26/49 TLC JIB to JSJ re: censorship of parts of film.
5/12/49 Report on Apache horses and customs from same source as #23. C.
5/12/49 Games played by Apache Children, from same source as #23. C.
ND Guide to location shooting in priority sequence according to # of Apaches required.
ND Cutting notes for Broken Arrow, C with pN.
5/5/49 IOC Stanley Goldsmith to DD re: meeting on make-up and hairdressers.
5/16/49 IOC June Connors, J. Blystone to JB and DD re: color of eyes of men tested for Indians. C.
5/5/49 IOC Stanley Goldsmith to DD re: horses' manes of the period in cavalry.
7/18/49 IOC DD to J. Blystone re: use of certain people in tucson sequence. C.
5/5/49 IOC Stanley Goldsmith to DD re: James Stewart retakes.
5/11/49 IOC DD to Bill Mayberry re: casting Indian actors.
10/22/49 [UNK] RAK to DD, JB, RLH, William Gordon re: availability of Jeff Chandler and Basil Ruydael. C.
8/11/49 IOC Lew Schreiber to JB re: availability of rough cut of Broken Arrow. C.
ND Editing Memoranda for Broken Arrow.
5/21/49 Telegram Ernie Durham (Sonora Motion Picture Association) to DD re: locations in Sonora for shooting.
6/17/49 3 estimated footage charts with pN. M.
ND Staff and cast list. M.
ND Final list of guests invited to showing of Broken Arrow, with pN.
ND Alphabetical list of guests invited to showing of Broken Arrow with telephone numbers and answers, pN.
ND List for Broken Arrow showing by dept. category, with pN.
5/20/49 Final script of Broken Arrow by Michael Blankfort. M.
4/11/49 Temp. script for Broken Arrow. M.
1949 Remember, Oh, Remember (20CF)
3/9/49 IOC DD to Fred Kohlman re: new ideas on script and enthusiasm. C.
3/21/49 IOC Chalmers Traw ti Research attn. Mary Norris re: materials on South Pacific Air Force Bases, planes and maps. C.
3/29/49 IOC DD to Fred Kohlman re: changes to original script. C.
4/8/49 General comments by DFZ transcribed from screenplay conference with Kohlmar and DD on 3/23/49. C.
4/28/49 TLS L. E. Brown, Capt, USMC, Legal Officer to DD re: enclosing a copy of precept, charge and specifications for a court martial.
6/28/49 IOC JSJ to Frances Richardson re: technicalities of court martial.
5/11/49 IOC Michael Abel to DFZ re: first draft continuity and summary of script with FPN.
5/12/49 IOC Julian Johnson to DD re: copyright of song lyrics.
5/13/49 IOC DD to Julian Johnson re:reply to above. C.
5/23/49 IOC Jules Buck to DFZ re: comments on first draft of script, with FpN.
6/6/49 TNCJoseph Pincus to Frances C. Richardson re: using fictitious address for film.
6/25/49 IOC DFZ to DD and Fred Kohlmar re: general criticisms and suggestions with FpN.
ND Study on DFZ comments on Remember, Oh, Remember.
8/16/49 IOC DD to Fred Kohlmar re: notes on DFZ's notes (#12 above). Orgopies, 1 T and 1 C, SpN on T copy, plus a list of applicants for Marine role.
9/7/49 IOC Clarence D. Hutson to RAK re: use of buffalo herd in film. C.
9/22/49 IOC-S RAK to Fred Kohlmar re: production technicalities and suggestions with FpN.
9/26/49 Teletype DFZ to LS re: approval of script and suggestions OpN.
9/29/49 IOC DFZ to Fred Kohlmar re: memos from Jules Buck and Michael Abel with enclosed memos with FpN.
9/29/49 TLC JIB to JSJ with OpN re: censoring script.
10/17/49 IOC Frank Tresselt to F. Kohlmar, DD, S. Wurtzul, A. Newman, L. Newman, A. Fisher K. Darby, E. Ricardi re: censor of script (included in Folder 35)
ND List of possible squadron names, with p doodles.
ND Alternative locales and periods for movie with FPN.
ND Notes on court martial sequence. Ap.
ND Notes on historical background of WW II. Ap.
ND List of songs published for use free of charge with dates of publication.
12/28/48 Remember, Oh, Remember- treatment by Frank Davis.
3/23/49 SP-1st draft by DD. C.
4/20/49 Rev. SP by DD.
5/6/49 First Darft Continuity with revisions by DD and FPpNAD. M and T.
9/16/49 Temp. SP by DD. M.
10/12/49 Final SP/ M.
1950 Bird of Paradise (20CF)
4/26/50 IOC DFZ to LS re: Jeff Chandles for lead.
4/27/50 TLC DD to Bishop Museum, Dept of Anthropology and Ethnology re: research materials on Polonesian cultural rites.
4/27/50 TLS Dr. Frederick L. Pough (American Museum of Natural History) to DD with 4/28/50 AN re: film footage of volcanic eruptions.
5/2/50 TLC DD to F. L. Pough re: arrival of film referred to in #4 above. Front and vso.
5/8/50 TLS Peter H. Buck to DD re: material asked for in #2-unable to answer.
5/12/50 IOC DD to RAK and Sol Halprin re: Volcano stock film notes and availability of film. C.
5/12/50 TLC DD to Tad Nichols re:renting films of Paracutin eruption.
5/22/50 TLC RAK to Tad Nichols Re: Paracutin films.
5/23/50 TLC RAK to George W. Colburn Labs, Inc. re: inquiring about availability of volcano films.
5/23/50 TLC RAK to Fritz Herman re: technicalities of filming in Hawaii plus rental of Mauna Loa eruption film.
5/23/50 TLC RAK to F. L. Pough re: Paracutin film and purchase information.
5/23/50 TLC F. B. Herman to RAK re: renting eruption films.
5/29/50 IOC RAK to James Clark re: enclosing sectionsof 16 mm Mauna Loa eruption film with instructions. C.
5/29/50 IOC Tad Nichols to RAK re: sending Paracutin eruption films and terms of sale. C.
5/31/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: character tests and disapproval of Sterling Hayden for part.
6/1/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: tests for Louis Jourdan for part. C.
6/1/50 IOC Molly Mandaville to DD re: First draft continuity script complete C.
6/14/50 IOC Alfred Newman to DFZ re: using Ken Darby to coordinate music in Bird of Paradise.
6/15/50 IOC DD to Bill Mayberry re: getting extras to grow long hair for the movie.
6/19/50 IOC MM to DD re: Final Script complete C.
7/10/50 IOC-S Al Fisher to DD re: enclosing Ken Darby's report on music requirements of Bird of Paradise.
7/6/50 Ken Darby's report on musical requirements. C.
7/7/50 Rev. plan of action after discussion with DD and Bill Eckhardt. C.
7/13/50 IOC MM to DD re: enclosing part of rev. final script. C.
7/14/50 IOC MM to DD re: enclosing past part of rev. final script. C.
7/14/50 IOC MM to DD re: enclosing part of rev. final script. C.
7/15/50 IOC-S Bill Travilla to DD re: changes in costumes for movie.
7/20/50 TL copy RAK to F.H. Pough re: asing parts of his Mauna Loa film and requesting more.
7/25/50 TLS F. H. Pough to DD re: Feferring him to owner for film footage in #26a.
7/25/50 TLCFF H Pough to RAK re: informing that footage requested belongs to Dr. Otto Fisher.
TLC 7/25/50 F. H. Pough to Dr. Otto Fisher re: requesting desired footage of film referred to above.
8/9/50 ALS Maurice Schwartz to DD re: article written of DD by Schwartz.
8/10/50 TLS Jim Clark to DD re: editing film add DFZ's comments.
8/33/50 TLS Jim Clark to DD re: editing film and some technical suggestions.
8/28/50 TLS Thomas B. Vance to DD re: information about Kulani Prison Labor Camps.
9/5/50 TLC-S Sammeel H. Emmes to RAK re: list of damages to chartered boat used in filming.
9/6/50 TLS T. B. Vance to DD re: Kulani Prison Labot Camp.
9/7/50 TLS Jim Clark to DD re: success of footage already shot.
9/7/50 TNS LS to DD re: congratulations on success of film.
9/9/50 ALS Maurice Schwartz to DD re: some Hebrew proverbs.
9/12/50 TLS Jin Clark to DD re: comments on film editing for Bird of Paradise.
9/16/50 IOC-S Max H. Golden to DD re: film running $100,000 over budget and ordering to make cuts; with estimated budget and deficit.
9/19/50 Radiogram LS to DD re: about overspending and need to recover lost time due to rain.
9/19/50 IOC-S Fred M. Sersen to DD: re continuity of studio shots and volcano sequence.
9/28/50 TLS W. G. Eckhardt to DD with enclosure re: enclosing cast and staff list with personal compliments, OpN.
10/5/50 TLS I. J. Castro, Acting Supt. of Hawaii National Park, to DD re: sending tapes of bird songs with personal compliments.
10/5/50 TLS Alfred Newman to DD re: compliments on Ken Darby's work.
10/18/50 IOC Harry Brand to DD re: returning engravings borrowed along with copy of note to Charles Einfeld.
10/19/50 TLC JSJ to Annarea Maher re: courtesy credit for U.S. Dept. of Int. to be included in film.
10/24/50 IOC-S F. L. Metzler to DD re: handling expenses for Mrs. Daves and daughter in Hawaii.
11/17/50 IOC DD to F. Sersen re: suggested volcano sequences. C.
2/7/51 IOC-S Robert L. Jacks to DD re: compliments on picture.
2/19/51 TLS Charles Einfeld to DD re: compliments on picture.
2/26/51 IOC DD to LS re: list of invited guests to special showing of film.
7/13/50 IOC MM to DD re: enclosing part of rev. final script. C.
7/14/50 IOC MM to DD re: enclosing last part of rev. final script. C.
7/14/50 IOC MM to DD re: enclosing part of rev. final script. C.
7/15/50 IOC-S Bill Travilla to DD re: changes in costumes for movie.
7/20/50 TL copy RAK to F. L. Pough re: using parts of his Mauna Loa film and requesting more.
7/25/50 TLS F. H. Pough to DD re: referring to owner of film footage in #26a.
TLC F. H Pough to RAK re: informing that footage requested belongs to Dr. Otto Fisher
2/28/51 IOC DD to Tom Young:re: enclosing list of invited guests, with list. C.
10/12/51 IOC DD to Ken Darby re: asking for names of Hawaiian songs used in the movie. C.
ND Notes for production meeting and dept. heads, with SpN.
ND Signed Draft, F. D. Langton to DD re: notice of writing credit.
ND ALS Maurice Schwartz to DD re: story written specially for DD.
ND Filming notes. AP.
2/23/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: discussion of film possibilities including R.U.R., Bird of Paradise and The Heller.
3/6/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: expresses satisfaction with prelim. reports of Bird of Paradise and wants survey of Judge Kelley story.
3/23/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: explains additional pages to script. C.
4/24/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: script submitted to DFZ for analysis. C.
4/26/50 Cable DAF to RAK re: instructions to check Hawaiian location as filming possibility.
4/26/50 IOC DFZ to LS re: instructions to begin production of script.
4/26/50 IOC DFZ to DD and LS re:if unable to cast Sterling Hayden, get Burt Lancaster. C.
5/4/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: relaying comments made by daughter Darrylin on script.
6/12/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: characterization of Kaluna and technical information on Louis Jourdan scar.
6/12/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: using Walter Hampden as chief. C.
6/12/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: using Ken Darby to coordinate Bird of Paradise music. C.
6/13/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: agrees with East vs. West motif idea. C.
6/14/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: ideas on Beachcomber role and unsuitability of Ian Keith. C.
6/21/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: procedural suggestions for filming mass sequences. C.
6/23/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: casting choices and wardrobe and make-up problems. C.
6/23/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: using a straight haired wig instead of crinkly hair for Jeff Chandler. C.
6/23/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: agreement to #16 suggestions.
6/24/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: response to #15.
6/24/50 IOC DD to DFZ, LS, Billy Gordon re: selection for the role of skipper among candidates listed and described. C.
6/24/50 IOC DD to Ben Nye re: DD reactions to criticisms of make-up and wardrobe by DFZ.
6/24/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: DD's response to DFZ screen test criticisms.
7/6/50 TLS DFZ to DD re: approval of some solutions of problems stated in #9, suggestions for production.
7/7/50 Radiogram DFZ to DD re: bringing Bob Jacks back to California to babysit with Darrylin.
7/10/50 TLS DFZ to DD re: pre-recording songs for sound track of picture.
7/15/50 TLS DFZ to DD re: personal comments on filming and problems to date.
7/18/50 IOC DFZ to DDD re: changes in last scene.
10/18/50 IOC DD to DFZ and note returned with typed answer re: OK for proposed foreword to film.
10/31/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: editing progress and suggested changes. C.
10/31/50 IOC original of #28 with pN by DFZ.
11/1/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: suggested script and film changes.
11/1/50 Original of #30 with OK by DFZ typed on it.
11/8/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: changes to increase emotional impact of scenes with Tenga. C.
11/8/50 Original of #32 with OK by DFZ.
11/29/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: credibility of volcano scenes and preparations for another script - Aztec Treasure House. C.
11/29/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: pleased with night volcano shots. C.
2/13/51 Telegram Al Lichtman to DFZ re: praise of finished film.
2/13/51 Telegram Charles Einfeld to DFZ re: compliments on finished film.
2/14/51 IOC F. C. Richardson to DD re: reference to volcano sacrifices and sequence in picture to avoid lawsuit.
4/9/51 IOC DD to DFZ re: the effect of title on reviews, questions emphasis on physical violence in advertisement, comments on Daybreak in Bali. C.
ND Scratchnotes. Ap.
7/13/50 Revised movement list for Hawaiian location, with p diagram on vso. of pg. 1. M.
6/9/50 Index to breakdown and breakdown of scenes with SpN. M.
ND Staff and cast needed to Hawaiian production unit. C.
ND Cast in order of appearance. M.
ND Locations required, descriptions of Hawaiian locations, pprts, etc., and research notes on Hawaiian Islands with 1 p sketch of Hawaii.
ND Pgs. 87-88 of final script. M.
ND Glossary of Hawaiian words with FpN.
ND Hawaiian legends research notes.
4/26/50 Notes on conference on original SP of 4/21/50 from MM to DD. M.
6/13/50 TLC JIB to JSJ re: censoring of script with FpN.
MM to DD re: notes on coference of 1st darft with DFZ, with FpN. M.
ND Bird of Paradise - original SP by DD, with notes, sequence, [UNK] outline and FpN and sketches on script pages.
ND Research notes including OpN.
a. Polynesian Religion by S. S. Craighill Haddy
b. Over the Reefs and Far Away by Gibbing
c. Paul Gauguin's Intimate Journals
d. The Vanishing People of the South Seas by J. W. Church, National Geographic Magazine
e. Romance of Science in Polynesia by Murphy in National Geographic Magazine
f. At Home on the Oceans by Strout for National Geographic Magazine
g. Saturday Evening Post.
h. U. S. Bureau of Ethnology - Unwritten Literature of Hawaii by Emerson
ND Notes on Bird of Paradise with FpN.
ND Advertisement for 6 colo films of exotic lands by the Globe Trotter Series of the World Geographic Society. M. i pg. with 3"× 5" card T noting; change in program.
5/4/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: same as #8 in Folder B. C.
3/15/50 IOC Julian Johnson to DD with enclosure (IOC-S B. Duncan Boss to Henry Klinger 3/9/50) re: Van Zanten's Happy Days by Laurids Valdemar Bruun, the background for Bird of Paradise.
6/17/50 IOC confidential DFZ to DD re: film editing ability of Harmon Jones.
6/13/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: emphasizing theme of East is East and West is West... through enlargement of a scene.
6/17/50 IOC DFZ to Harmon Jones re: his assignment as special adviser to DD in Bird of Paradise. C.
6/14/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: examination of the state of movie industry-why certain films are failing and what is required to make a successful picture. M.
6/13/50 TLC JIB to JSJ re: censoring of Bird of Paradise referred to in #8.
6/15/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: response to censoring by Production Code people. Expresses contempt for their trying to eliminate thoughts from the minds of the audience.
6/15/50 IOC Strictly confidential DFZ to DD re: analysis of DD as director, asking him to analyze and correct past faults, etc.
6/25/49 IOC DFZ to Julian [UNK] re: criticism of Warpaint and DD's handling of camera angles in intimate scenes.
10/6/49 IOC Confidential DFZ to JB re: criticism of finished version of Broken Arrow.
6/16/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: answer to DD's reply to #11 above.
6/14/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: characterization of Beachcomber and motivations of other characters.
6/10/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: tests for witch doctor and suggestions for make-up.
6/10/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: Louis Jourdan's casting and suggestions for film appearance in costume.
5/26/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: possibility of Shushila Shkari as one of character roles. 8vo. with sketch on vso. of costume for film.
6/9/50 IOC-S Alfred Newmant to DFZ plus carbon copy re: progress report on music.
6/12/50 IOC DD to DFZ re: answer to DFZ criticisms #14 to #15.
6/8/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: importance of authenticity in songs and dances. C.
6/13/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: Ian Keith in Nightmare Alley.
ND Incomplete draft, DD to DFZ. Ian Keith wrong for part. With 2 doodles.
6/8/50 IOC DFZ to RAK re: transporting cast and crew to Hawaii. C.
6/12/50 IOC DD to DFZ (returned with reply) re: using Walter Hampden as native.
6/14/50 IOC Alfred Newman to DFZ re: recommendation of Ken Darby (original in folder A, #18). C.
5/8/50 TLS Tad Nichols to DD re: footage of volcano eruption.
5/4/50 TLC F. H Pough to William Foshag and Tad Nichols re: obtaining volcano footage.
5/8/50 TLX F. H. Pough to DD re: Volcano film stock.
6/1/50 TLC RAK to Tad Nichols re: price of leasing films of reuptions.
6/8/50 IOC DFZ to Billy Gordon re: Ian Keith for Beachcomber part. C.
6/8/50 IOC DFZ to DD re: selecting natives for extras.
ND BW ph of sketches for scenes.
6/24/50 Blueprint - exterior and interior of Laurence's hut
ND Laurence and Kaluatest scene, 10 copies M and 1 copy C with SpNAD.
ND Test Scene for chief,
ND Test scene for Kahune,
6/6/50 IOC RAK to William Eckhardt re: techniinformation (hotels, etc.) for production C.
6/2/50 IOC Joe Cooke to RAK re: list of equipment left on Kauai for production. C.
ND Notes made by Ed Woehler, production manager, on production requirements. C.
ND Notes concerning technicalities of script shooting scenes.
8/12/50 TLS RAK to DD with OP corrections re: technicalities of shooting and editing and some personal news.
9/7/50 TLS RAK to DD re: overspending on budget.
8/26/50 TLS RAK to DD re: reply to DD's letter concerning phoniness of real volcano shots, #8 above, with some personal news.
8/17/50 TLS RAK to DD with OPN re: revising volcano shot scenes, and being behind schedule.
8/22/50 TLS RAK to DD re: being behind schedule.
8/31/50 TLS RAK to DD re: economizing shooting scenes by using less footage.
7/7/50 TLS RAK to DD with FPN re: DFZ comments.
7/15/50 TLS RAK to DD re: final tests for actors and notes on volcano film.
7/14/50 IOC MM to RAK re: script change. D.
7/17/50 TLS RAK to DD re: Jeff Chandler and his swelled head, etc.
5/12/50 IOC DD to RAK re: various eruption films available. C.
ND IOC DD to Eckhardt, Blystone, RAK re: breakdown of scenes.
6/13/50 IOC re: suggested lyrics. Original plus carbon.
6/13/50 List of Hawaiian musical selections.
ND IOC to DD listing Hawaiian music of #20 used in Bird of Paradise.
ND Notes on culture and geography of Polynesia
6/6/50 IOC DD to Eckhardt, Blystone and RAK re: breakdown of sequences and locations. C.
ND Cast and crew list.
9/28/50 TLC W. G. Eckhardt to DD re: staff and cast list.
7/13/50 Rev. movement list for Hawaiian locations. M.
ND IOC DD to Bill Gordon and Bill Mayberry re: possible suggestions for supporting roles.
6/16/50 List of dandidates for supporting roles. C.
6/12/50 IOC DD to RAK re: leasing boat used in picture. C.
6/20/50 Cablegram RAK to F. Herman re: asking for eruption film.
6/21/50 TLC DD to Sterling Hayden re: thanks for Gibbing book on Hawaii.
6/21/50 IOC DD to RAK re: itinerary conflicts.
6/23/50 IOC Irene Brooks to DD re: designing wig.
1950 Bird of Paradise Part II
10/5/50 TLS Miss Cecil Weston to DD re: complimenting on great success of Bird of Paradise and asking for job.
ND 12 page synopsis of scenario for original play for Bird of Paradise
7/14/50 Rev. Final SP by DD including p scene sketches
6/19/50 Final script,
6/1/50 1st Draft Continuity. M.
4/21/50 SP by DD. M.
ND Original SP by DD.
ND Original SP by DD-rewrite incorporating local customs.
3/21/50 Outline of Bird of Paradise by DD. C.
ND Original play by Richard Walton Tully.
7/14/50 Rev. final SP by DD. M.
1951 Daybreak in Bali
ND IOC DD to Casey Robinson re: notes on story and characterization, The Girl from Bali. With FpN.
4/11/51 IOC DD to Casey Robinson re: same subject as above. C.
ND Characterization of story.
ND Notes on setting for movie - Bali Island on volcanic belt including 200 pages of research notes on weather and vegetation, native words and meanings and cultural background.
ND Bibliography for Bali story. M.
ND [UNK] of common proper and personal names
ND p sketches of 2 women's heads by make-up man Dick Hamilton.
ND Suggested titles for film with pN
ND Sequence outline for the Bali story,
ND Cast names
ND 2nd continuity outline based on story exploration by Casey Robinson and DFZ.
12/29/50 Newspaper extracts, May-December, 1950-true story of a white girl raised by Moslems, then returned to rightful parents against her will.
4/9/51 The Girl from Bali, a continuity outline. C.
4/9/51 Exploration of early Western version of Bali story by DD (white child adopted by Indians).
3/26/51 Daybreak in Bali, writer's working script with sequence directions. M.
Working script, copy 2
ND Research notes in large binder, including cast list, description of sequences, sequence locals and outlines.
ND Newspaper clipping - breaking down race barriers: review of fim on Maori-European union.
Folder B, Correspondence
2/2/51 IOC Carey Robinson to DFZ re: explanation of possible adaptation of truestory of #12 above, with OPN.
2/8/51 IOC DFZ to Casey Robinson re: comments on #1 above.
2/9/51 IOC-S RAK to DD re: flight schedule to Bali.
2/15/51 TLS Bill Gallagher to DD re: influential people who would assist in filming.
3/3/51 TLS I. B. Perkins, book importers and wholesalers, to Miss Richardson re: request for books on Bali with color prints and possible substitutes.
4/2/51 IOC-C DFZ to Casey Robinson re: impossibility of filming in Bali because of hostilities to foreigners.
4/11/51 IOC- DD to Dasey Robinson re: pointing out difficulties of plot outline.
ND Memo, Casey Robinson to DD re: DFZ comments. A.
1951 Return of the Texan
Folder A, Correspondence
6/27/51 IOC DD to DFZ re: approach of script for Return of the Texan.
7/3/51 IOC DFZ to DD re: likes screen test for Dale Robortson and Walter Brennan.
7/7/51 IOC DFZ to DD re: casting Jean Peters instead of Anne Baxter in lead female role. C.
7/13/51 IOC DFZ to DD re: cutting budget for film to $850,000 top price. C.
7/17/51 IOC Confidential DFZ to DD re: characterizations of firl in film and actress possibilities. C.
10/10/51 IOC DFZ to DD re: must preview to see is film is too long. C.
10/27/51 Telegram Al Lichtman to DFZ re: criticism that film title may be misleading.
10/29/51 IOC DD to DFZ re: new title suggestions
10/30/51 IOC [UNK] DFZ re: censoring required.
10/31/51 IOC Al Lichtman to DFZ re: not changing title unless all agree.
10/31/51 IOC DFZ to Al Lichtman re: using new title Home in Texas and explanation for choice.
10/31/51 IOC DFZ to DD re: title suggestion Home in Texas. C.
10/31/51 IOC Harry Brand to DFZ re: changing original title.
11/1/51 IOC DFZ to Al Lichtman and Charles Einfeld re: changing to Home in Texas and getting someone to write title song.
11/8/51 IOC DD to DFZ re: rejects DFZ title suggestion and comments on Guatemala location for next film.
11/9/51 IOC DFZ to DD re: using original title definitely.
1/11/51 IOC DD to DFZ re: 2 extremes of criticism and need to preview again. Original T and C copy.
1/13/52 TLS Dudley Nichols to DD with pN re: congratulations on movie and some philosophical comments about movie industry.
1/16/52 TLS Dudley Nichols to DD re: Signs of Spring for movie title and more on views of movie industry.
2/18/52 TLS Charles Einfeld to DFZ re: why good NY reviews but not doing well in box office. Also about ad campaign in West and South and Dale Robertson's promotional tour.
3/15/52 DFZ to DD IOC re: 1 movie distributor's ideas as to why picture not doing well. C.
ND Promotional material.
1/15/52 Tulsa Tribune- 2 folio pgs., articles and pictures-promotional material.
1/13/52 Chickasha Daily Express- contains article on promotional tour of star, Dale Robertson.
1/14/52 Lawton Constitution- picture and article on promotional tour.
1/10/52 Advertisement, printed.
8/21/51 Cast and crew list with addresses and telephone numbers. M.
8/14/51 Location crew list.
8/14/51 Movement list.
ND List of possible title for movie.
ND Pencil scrath notes.
ND List of Arizona locations with PN.
ND List of scenes to be discussed in conference, with doodles on sheet.
9/4/51 Sequence shotting schedule for Adrian Ranch. M and T with OpNAD.
10/5/51 Retakes and added schenes.
ND 3 BW prints of plow race on single photo paper strip.
4/12/51 Second Rev. Final script. M.
8/14/51 Shooting script with added cast, crew, locations and movement lists, p scene sketches
8/3/51 Blue print of the Adrian Ranch
1951-1952 The Treasure of the Golden Condor
6/8/51 The Guatemala Soory - writers' working script, SP by DD. MM
6/19/51 First Draft Constinuity- The Guatemala Story. M and C with OPAD. SP by DD.
8/11/51 The Golden Serpent - Temporary SP by DD
10/26/51 Rev. Temp. writers' working script - The Lair of the Condor, SP by DD. M.
11/8/51 Rev. Temp. - Condor's Nest, SP by DD. M.
1/3/52 IOC MM to Script Dept. re: enclosing
ND p sketches (original and 2 photocopies) of Mayan codices.
ND Map of Guatemala filming site. p;
ND p list of sequence locations.
ND Drawing of a temple of palace (floor plan) with p doodles. p.
ND Sketches of Mayan figures. Blue print, with two notes on bits of paper as to production of codices.
ND List of Titles and French equivalents.
1951-1952 The Treasure of the Golden Condor Pt. II
Folder A: Correspondence
4/26/51 IOC DD to DFZ re: report #1 on Amazon story with comments about good movies. C.
4/30/51 IOC DD to DFZ re: comments on Son of Fury and Sacred Jaguar with a comparison with Amazon Story.
ND Master breakdown of The Amazon.
5/1/51 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck re: comments on continuity draft of Son of Fury. C.
5/15/51 IOC- RAK to DD re: using existing stock for production.
6/26/51 IOC MM to DD re: notes on conference on 1st draft continuity with DFZ, DD and Jules Buck. M.
6/26/51 IOC DFZ to DD re: finishing draft of Golden Serpent.
6/27/51 IOC DD to DFZ re: making changes in script, as per #6 above. C.
8/14/51 IOC DD to Max Barsis re: approval of Franch sketches. C.
9/13/51 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck and DD re: comments on temp. script of 8/11/51. M.
9/26/51 IOC confidential DFZ to Jules Buck and DD re: using Finlay Currie and Louis Jourdan. C.
10/2/51 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck and DD re: request for story and cast conference for Golden Serpent
10/8/51 IOC MM to DD re: notes on temp. script conference, 8/11/51, with DFZ, with FpNAD. M.
10/9/51 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck and DD re: title change to Lair of the Condor. C.
10/17/51 IOC DFZ to DD re: question of authenticity of film footage of studio chateau.
10/17/51 IOC-S DD to DFZ re: derived historical atmosphere and comments on research done at Franch chateaux.
10/17/51 Same as #14b C.
11/8/51 IOC DD to DFZ re: Guatemala filming location and title for Return of the Texan. C.
11/14/51 IOC DFZ to RAK re; chateau footage and lighting in night shots.
11/15/51 IOC Jules Buch and DD to DFZ re: casting 2 lead parts and possibilities among actors. C.
11/19/51 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck re: contracting Cornell Wilde for the lead. C.
11/20/51 IOC Jules Buck to DFZ re: agree to Cornell Wilde. C.
11/29/51 IOC LS to Billy Gordon re: using Constance Smith. C.
11/30/51 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck and DD re: keeping honesty and reality in film. C.
12/3/51 IOC Jules Buck and DD to DFZ re: outline of wardrobe arrangements. C.
12/3/51 Same as #23. C.
12/3/51 TLC-S DD to Dean Acheson re: thanks for assistance given by U.S. Embassy in Guatemala.
12/4/51 TLC JIB to JSJ re: censoring script, FPN.
12/17/51 IOC-S Jules Buck to DFZ re: testing for Anne Bancroft, Fay Way and Konstantine Shay; problems with Bancroft's test.
12/19/51 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck re: compliments for first rushes/ C.
12/22/51 IOC DFZ to Jules buck and DD re: compliments on rushes, suggestions on Cornel Wilde's and Macready's acting. C.
1/16/52 TLC JIB to JSJ re: addition of line by censorship board.
1/23/52 IOC DD to Al Newman re: enclosing TLC of letter about music. C.
1/14/52 TL copy Ricardo Castillo to DD re: using some of his music in film.
1/24/52 IOC DD to DFZ re: editing of snake sequence. C.
1/25/22 IOC-S All Newman to DD re: investigating further the offer of 31b.
1/28/52 IOC DD to Al Newman re: Newman to negotiate with Castillo. C.
1/29/52 IOC DFZ to DD and Jules Buck re: comments on ending for scene. C.
2/5/52 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck and DD re: criticism of certain rushes. C.
2/12/52 IOC DD to DFZ re: comments on production. C.
2/12/52 IOC DFZ to DD re: night shots and fight scene-suggestions for changes.
2/12/52 IOC DFZ to RAK re: night shots and fight scene, and variety of accents. C.
2/22/52 IOC DD to DFZ re: accepting blame for hiring bad actor. C.
3/21/52 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck re: Jean Paul's scene with girl and grandfather. C.
12/4/50 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck re: suggesting a film based on Son of Fury.
2/5/50 IOC Jules Buck to DFZ re: agree on remake of Son of Fury. C.
12/7/50 IOC Jules Buck to DFZ re: suggestions for story plot of remake. C.
12/8/50 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck re: approval of ideas with go ahead sign.
1/19/51 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck and Jo Eisinger re: script writing outline.
4/19/51 IOC DFZ to Jules Buck re: too much material on script.
ND Additional scenes, inserts and narrations as per DFZ with FPN.
ND Notice of title change to Golden Serpent.
1/9/52 Staff list with telephone numbers. M.
ND Guatemala location departure list. M
ND Wardrobe and hairdressers' plot for Constance Smith. M.
ND List of line changes.
1/9/52 Cast list with addresses and telephone numbers. M.
1/12/52 Rev. staff list with telephone numbers. M.
ND Directing instructions for interior jail scene and Marie and young nobleman scene.
1/11/52 Shooting schedule. M.
ND List of child actors with descriptions in pen.
ND Drawings of Mayan symbols with title possibilities. p.
ND List of title change idea, with pN.
1/9/52 First chart, estimated footage per scene. M.
10/25/ List of interviews with DD with frequent
1/9/52 Bit list for small parts. M.
10/23/51 Interviews with French actors with pen notes.
10/29/51 More interviews with with PN.
ND Notice of writing credit, signed by F. D. Laughton. C.
ND Lines translations into English, Spanish and Quiché. M.
ND Research questions for Guatemala Story. M.
ND List of lines to be spoken in Quiché. C.
ND Key to symbols of codex.
11/20/52 Final script, Condors' Nest. M.
11/30/51 Rev. Final Script-shooting script with Pp scene sketches,
1952 Never Set Me Go (MGM)
Folder A: Business Notes and Correspondence
4/8/52 TLS Howard Dietz, Vice-President in charge of advertising and publicity, MOM to DorewSchary, advertising dept. re: liked script and enclosing memo.
ND Memo, Howard Dietz to DD re: liked script but thought some scenes far-fetched.
4/17/52 IOC-S S. R. Monta to Clarence Brown with enclosed 8vo. memo to DD on same subject re: changing proper names in script.
4/22/52 TLS Felix Ferry to DD re: congratulations on assignment to picture with Clark Gable and information on contacting Paris representatives.
4/22/52 TLS Felix Ferry to Vera Molnar Re: letter of introduction.
5/15/52 TLC DD to Clarence Brown re: forwarding sketches.
6/5/52 TLC W. D. Kelly to Ben Goetz re: clearance of proper names to be used in script.
6/6/52 Cable Mannix to Ben Goetz, MGM England, re: addressing cables.
6/9/52 Cable: Ben Goetz to J. J. Cohn re: Trevor Howard for part of Denny.
6/9/52 Cable Ben Goetz to J. J. Cohn re: Trevor Howard refusal of Denny part and need for substitute fast.
6/10/52 Stanley Markham to Ben Goetz re: arrival preparations for Richard Hayden.
6/10/52 Cable BG to JJC re: requesting Hayden's measurements.
6/10/52 Cable JJC to BG re: using Russian Actors.
6/10/52 Cable JJC to BG re: Hayden's salary and measurements.
6/11/52 TLC G. R. Wolfe to Matthew Raymond re: proper names for yacht.
6/11/52 JJC to BG re: height and weight of Hayden.
6/11/52 JJC to BG re: amendment to #13 above.
6/12/52 TLS M. Raymond to DD re: shipment of 4 chairs.
6/10/52 IOC E. Hudson to M. Raymond re: shipment of chairs referred to in #17a. C.
6/16/52 Kelly to BG re: name changes.
6/16/52 TLS Irene Howard to DD re: Violetta Elvin cancellation and Theodore Bichel for Russian lieutenant part.
6/18/52 TNS BG to DD re: enclosing #20b and #20c.
6/12/52 TLC George Balanchine to BG re: wants information on the use of dancers in film.
6/18/52 BG to Balanchine re: outline of ballet sequences needed.
6/18/52 TLS Helen Gunnis (Christopher Mann Ltd.) to DD re: Phillip Reed looking for part.
6/18/52 ANS BG to DD re: congratulations on rushes.
Same as #22a.
6/18/52 TLC G. R. Webb to M. Raymond re: prohibited use of registered yacht names.
6/19/52 Cable BG to Kelly re: same topic as #23.
6/19/52 Telegram BG to DD re: compliments on night rushes.
6/20/52 Cable Kelly to BG re: use of Horizon for yacht name
6/20/52 Telegram BG to DD re: investigating use of Sadler's Wells in movie.
6/23/52 TLC Dora Wright to BG re: lists different ballet companies and different schedules.
6/24/52 TLC G. R. Webb to M. Raymond re: thanking for bill of sale of yacht, Catherina.
6/24/52 TLC D. Wright to BG re: Festival Ballet only one available.
6/23/52 TLC Julian Braunsweg to D. Wright re: possibility of using them.
6/23/52 TLC Stephen Arlen to D. Wright re: inability to consider filming proposal.
6/25/52 TLS Dora Wright to DD re: sending hairdresser's and wardrobe stills.
6/25/52 TLC D. Wright to T. E. Bean re: thanks for allowing use of Royal Festival Hall.
6/17/52 TLC T. E. Bean to D. Wright re: granting permission to use hall.
6/25/52 D. Wright to BG re: why not use American Ballet company.
6/26/52 D. Wright to J. M. Dixey (Sound Music Bureau) TLC re: screen time for different ballets.
6/26/52 TLC D. Wright to J. McIntyre (British Museum) re: filming in the British Museum.
6/9/52 J. McIntyre to D. Wright TLC re: granting permission to film on Museum steps.
7/1/52 TLC D. Wright to Secretary to Royal Corinthian Yacht Club re: asking permission to film on location aththe club.
7/3/52 Cable D. Schary to DD re: received rushes and is pleased.
7/3/52 TLC Joyce M. Dixey to D. Wright re: ballet footage rights for Scheherezade, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake.
7/24/52 TLS George H. Elvin to DD re: 8 guineas paid.
8/22/52 TNS M. Raymond to DD re: SS Lochavon sailing schedule.
9/17/52 TLC M. Raymond to DD re: enpense account and listing summary of DD personal expenses in England.
ND TN Stanley Markham to DD re: DD to be met in N.Y.C. and London with reservations arranges.
ND Itinerary for sailing to USA on Queen Mary.
ND Personal packing list and check list.
2/9/52 Shooting schedule #5 with P sketches and notes.
9/9/52 Shooting schedule #68with PN.
6/16/52 Advice of artistss engagementsfor Karl Stepaneek. S.
6/12/52 Shooting Schedule for Towan beach sequence.
3/31/52 Bill from Wallace Heaton Ltd. for development of pictures.
5/28/52-8/10/72 Expense accounting at the Dorchester. C.
5/28/52-8/10/52 Same as #48b with TNS M. Raymond to DD re: enclosure and ANS: answer from DD.
ND Expense sheet for services rendered.
6/17/52 TLS M. Raymond to DD re: enclosing Doechester bill of 6/17/52.
5/27/52 Dorchester billing.
ND Script change to clear up Russian fluency problem.
Folder B: Script
ND Customs that may be carried out at an artistic Russian wedding.
5/27/52 TNS D. Schary to DD re: enclosing #2b.
5/26/52 TLC JIB to D. Schary re: censoring Two if By Sea.
ND IOC DD to D. Schary re:notes and comments on 2nd edition rev. script dated 4/30/52.
5/20/52 TL G. R. Webb to M. Raymond re: research on unacceptable propoer names.
4/29/52 TCS R. Monta to Clarence Brown re: Unacceptable proper and last names for Denny.
ND Pocket notebook: set drawing, ledger records and production notes.
Folder C: Casting Correspondence
5/2/52 TLC Lawrence Evans to BG re: unavailability of Alex Guinness for part of Sgt. Denny.
5/5/52 TLS Jules C. Goldstone to DD re: using Yvonne Furneaux.
5/13/52 Cable JJC to BG re: agree to Gene Tierney for part.
5/13/52 Cable BG to Bill Grady re: using Bernard Miles for part of Joe.
5/14/52 Cable Bill Grady to BG re: agree to Bernard Miles consider John Mills for Denny.
5/19/52 TLC Derek J. Glynne to BG re: Bernard Miles contract.
5/19/52 TLC Derek J. Glynne to BG re: confirmation of #6a.
5/19/52 TLC Derek J. Glynne to Irene Howard re: terms of Bernard Miles agreement.
5/20/52 TLC Irene Howard to BG re: using either Naunton Wayne or Nigel Patrick for parts.
5/23/52 TLC BG to JJC re: shipment #2 of artists' tests.
5/23/52 IOC Frank R. Clarke to BG re: delivery of shipment #2 of artists' tests.
5/23/52 Content sheet for Violetta Elvin test.
5/24/52 TLS Mel Ballerino to DD re Characterizing romance of Denny and Svetlana.
5/26/52 Cable Bill Grady to BG re using Trevor Howard in part for Denny.
5/27/52 Cable DD to Clarence Brown re: urgent casting problems.
5/28/52 Cable Grady to BG re: using Richard Haydn?
5/28/52 Cable BG to Bill Grady re: Richard Haydn and Gene Finch.
5/30/52 TNC Irene Howard to BG re: possibility of Trevor Howard in part.
5/30/52 TLC D. J. Glynne to Irene Howard re: must make Bernard Miles theater schedule coincide with shooting schedule.
5/30/52 TLC BG to JJC re: actors' tests on film.
6/3/52 Cable DD to Clarence Brown re: casting, sent script to Trevor Howard.
6/3/52 Cable DD to Clarence Brown re: decision to cast minor parts in hurry.
7/21/52 TLC DD to G. H. Elvin re: membership fees andsubscription payments.
7/21/52 TLC M. Raymond to George Elvin re: the donation above.
8/1/52 TLC W. D. Kelly to BG re: name changes.
8/5/52 TLC DD to BG re: extent of possible legal damage from us of certain proper names.
8/25/52 TLC T. E. Bean to D. Wright re: use of Festival Hall.
10/29/52 IOC-S C. Watson to DD re: enclosing letter and documents.
3/52 List of Characters of Two If By Sea with OpN.
Never Let me Go
ND Cast list, original plus carbon.
5/22-9/1/52 Copies, Advice of Artiste's Engagement including those of Theodore Bickel and Martin Benson.
8/13/52 TNS Irene Howard to DD re: casting Wolf Frees for part.
8/20/52 TLC Irene Howard to DD re: casting more people for minor parts.
8/19/52 TLC Irene Howard to DD re: casting for minor parts.
8/19/52 TLC same as #26e, but different set of actors.
8/15/52 TLC same as #26e but different set of actors.
5/7/52-5/9/52 Schedule of interviews with DD of Actors with pN on each actor, including Theodore Bickel and Diane Cilento.
ND T Transcript of #27, C.
ND Diagrams and explanation of Swan Lake ballet with times and explanation of movements. P.
5/22/52 Artists' tests #9 - #14. Violetta Elvin. C.
5/28/52 #406, #407-insert of watch in movie Time Bomb, legal; daily continuity report. C.
5/29/52 Artist tests: Peter Finch, Adina Mandlova and A. Mickelson. C.
ND TC test scene for role of Valentina.
8/15/20 Shooting schedule #4. M.
ND T draft for cable re: search for actor for Denny part, and minor details for film.
Folder D: General Correspondence
5/19/ ANS Iris Bird to DD re: offering her tchnical assistance on Russian scenes. With envelope.
5/13/52 TLC F. D. Laughton to Screen Directors' Guild: re waiver for writing credit for Treasure of the Golden Condor.
5/13/52 TLS F. D. Laughton to DD re needs letter from DD to [UNK] to authorize waiver.
5/15/52 TLS M. Brown (Edgie) to DD re: tracking down an English copyright.
5/27/52 TLC DD to Joe Youngerman (Screen Directors' Guild re: authorization of waiver for credit, for Treasure of Golden Condor.
5/27/52 TLC DD to F. D. Laughton re: waiver of credits and news of personal sight-seeing.
5/27/52 TLC Joseph C. Youngerman to DD re: fill out form for compliance and congratulations on new Board post.
5/28/52 TLC DD to M. Brown re: personal letter and answer to request of #4 above.
6/3/52 TLC DD to J. C. Youngerman re: accepts new board post and encloses non-Communist oath.
ND List of English towns on driving route northeast of London.
ND Author's address, see #8 above.
ND Formula for Esruscan Gold Granulator. P.
Folder E: London Location
5/7/52 TNS R. E. Gray to D. Wright re: confirming appointment to check out Drury Lane Theater.
5/7/52 TLC David Webster to BG re: making appointment.
5/12/52 TLC BG to David Webster re: explaining the needs of the movie concerning ballet scenes.
5/12/52 TLC BG to Prince Littler re: using Drury Lane Theater in picture.
5/19/52 TLC BG to Prince Littler re: requirements inusing a theater and requesting its use.
5/20/52 TLC David Webster to BG re: can't use company dancers-too busy.
5/21/52 TLC Prince Littler to BG re: giving permission to use theater.
5/23/52 TLC BG to Prince Littler re: schedule of shooting and thanks for permission.
5/29/52 TLC D. Wright to BG re: itinerary of American Ballet Company.
5/27/52 List of American Ballet Company itinerary from D. Wright.
5/29/52 BG to JJC re: possibility of contracting N.Y.C. Ballet.
5/30/52 Cable Bill Grady to BG re: go ahead on negotiations with N.Y.C. Ballet.
ND Draft, TLC of #3 above.
ND Draft-relationship of ballet to story and comments on N.Y.C. Ballet. C.
4/26/52-4/28/52 Ocean Times, published aboard SS Queen Mary
7/13/52 Tearsheet, article about Never Let Me Go and Clark Gable.
1947 Pamphlet on Stonehedge.
4/26/52 and 4/28/52 Program of events on SS Queen Mary. Printed.
ND Mary Martin in South Pacific, program. Printed.
Folder F: Incoming Cables
5/6/52 Billy Grady to BG re: asking about characterizations and casting progress.
5/9/52 Billy Grady to BG re: when Gene Tierney needed.
5/9/52 JJC to BG re: Clark Gable's wardrobe.
5/9/52 JJC to BG re:using Gene Tierney and when absolutely needed.
5/12/52 Bill Grady to BG re: Noel Purcell as Joe and Cyril Cusack as Denny.
5/12/52 JJC to BG re: electric generators that are available for use.
5/14/52 D. Schary to DD re: sending script of Two If By Sea with improvements and additions.
5/14/52 JJC to BG re: Gene Tierney's ballet wardrobe.
5/16/52 Bill Grady to BG re: casting for Denny part-not David Tomlinson. Nigel Patrick or Cyril Cusack?
5/18/52 Bill Grady to BG re: suggest Naunton Wayne for Denny.
5/20/52 Markham to BG re: Gene Tierney's arrival, transportation and housing needs.
5/22/52 Floyd Hendrikson to BG re: business details of hiring Clarence Brown.
5/22/52 Floyd Hendrickson to BG re: business and passport details for Gene Tierney and living accomodations, etc..
5/26/52 JJC to BG re: hairstyling of Tierney and make-up and wardrobe, character of Denny, casting.
5/30/52 JJC to BG re: wigs for Tierney.
5/30/52 JJC to BG re: props and wardrobe.
Folder F: Out Cables
5/9/52 BG to JJC re: need generator, some props and asks about wardrobe.
5/12/52 BG to JJC re: casting Tierney.
5/15/52 BG to JJC re: Tierney's wardrobe for double.
5/13/52 BG to JJC re: can do without Tierney up to June 22.
5/16/52 BG to D. Schary re: requesting telephone call.
5/16/52 DD to D. Schary re: objections to reinsertion of several scenes.
5/19/52 BG to JJC re: objections to casting Cusack.
5/21/52 BG to Billy Grady re: Naunton Wayne unavailable.
5/21/52 DD to D. Schary re: Mailing script review for Dore Schary and Clarence Brown. Confidential.
5/21/52 BG to JJC re: John Mills unavailable, Gene Tierney's hairstyle and wardrobe for double.
5/26/52 DD to Clarence Brown re: please call.
5/29/52 BG to JJC re: need electrical equipment unavailable in England.
ND A. outline of plot. P.
ND Notes and comments on 2nd edition rev. script of 4/30/52.
[5/6/52] TLC DD to C. Brown re: using an unknown in a role.
5/13/52 TLC DD to C. Brown re: progress report and future plans for shooting.
5/13/52 IOC-S R. Monta to C. Brown re: refusal of Life to its mention in movie.
5/16/52 Cable D. Schary to DD re: agreement to be made over scripts
5/16/52 IOC F. R. Clarke to BG re: delivery of test scenes to California with Size X content list. C.
5/16/52 TLC BG to JJC re: sending #1 shipment of test scenes.
5/16/52 2 original draftsoof#22
5/21/52 TLC DD to C. Brown re: production and casting aspects discussed.
5/22/52 TLC W. W. Spencer to BG re: notice of shipment of electrical parts and list and price.
5/23/52 TLC JJC to BG re: information on partable recorder.
5/27/52 Telegram C. Brown to DD re: comments on casting.
5/30/52 IOC F. R. Clarke to BG re: notice of #3 shipment of artist tests and container list. C.
Folder G: Location and Production Notes
5/8/52 Notes on Cornish location survey with 8 1/2" × 11" sketch of location, [UNK] PN.
5/5/52 Sets and scene numbers with OPN. M.
5/15/52 General notes for guidance in pre-planning production work to be done in Cornwall. M.
ND P drawing of set with note.
5/26/52 New Quay, Mevagissey and Mullion pre-location report. M.
5/19/52 Exterior shooting schedule.
ND Photocopy of sequence schdeul #1 and #2.
5/30/52 Shooting Schedule 1A pgs. 3-5. M.
6/4/52 Schedule for Cornish location set with hotel accomodations. M.
ND List of notes for cast and crew at 3 locations.
5/7,9/52 Notes on actor and actress interviews.