The John Foreman papers span the years 1977-1991 and encompass 1.5 linear feet. The collection
consists mainly of scripts, correspondence, and production material from MANNEQUIN TWO: ON THE MOVE
(1991) and MILLENNIUM (1989). Also included is material for an unproduced film, ROAD SHOW. This project,
which was to star Jack Nicholson and Timothy Hutton, ultimately stalled due to legal complications. There
is also correspondence related to an unproduced version of the 1971 novel "Stand On It," a fictional
autobiography of Stroker Ace.
John Foreman was an American producer active in film from the 1950s until his death in 1992. Born in
Idaho Falls, Idaho, he attended the University of Missouri and later taught English at Stevens College.
He began his career in the film industry working for MCA and the public relations agency Rogers & Cowan.
In 1963, he co-founded Creative Management Agency, which later became ICM. In 1968, he and actor Paul
Newman, whom Foreman managed, founded the Newman-Foreman production company. Foreman went on to work as a
producer for MGM/UA, and was named vice president in charge of worldwide theatrical productions for the
company in 1982.
1.5 linear feet of papers.
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