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Parsons (Louella) papers
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Description
This collection consists of radio scripts and writing drafts of American movie gossip columnist Louella Parsons (1881-1972). Parsons was an influential figure in Hollywood with her columns being read by 20 million people. She hosted a weekly radio program for a decade featuring movie stars.
Background
Louella Parsons (1881-1972) was an American movie columnist from 1914 to 1965. She was an influential figure in Hollywood with her columns being read by 20 million people in 700 newspapers worldwide. From 1928-1938, she hosted weekly radio programs featuring movie star interviews and movie showcases. Parsons also had a few spots in movies as herself, including "Without Reservations" (1946) and "Starlift" (1951).
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8.25 Linear Feet 9 boxes
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