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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: A. S. Fleischman papers
    Date (inclusive): 1954-1997
    Collection number: 1636
    Creator: Fleischman, A. S.
    Extent: 5 linear feet of papers. 0.4 linear foot of photographs. 3 folders of artworks
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.

    Preferred Citation

    A. S. Fleischman papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Anne Fleischman Miller, 2011

    Biography

    Albert Sidney Fleischman was an American novelist, screenwriter and children's book author, widely known in the latter capacity as Sid Fleischman. Several of his books were adapted to the screen. His most prominent films as a screenwriter include the adaptations for BLOOD ALLEY (1955) and LAFAYETTE ESCADRILLE (1957), as well as THE DEADLY COMPANIONS (1961), based on his novel "Yellowleg."

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The A. S. Fleischman papers span the years 1954-1997 and encompass approximately 8 linear feet. The collection includes script and production material for a half dozen films scripted by Fleischman, including BLOOD ALLEY (1955) and THE ADVENTURES OF BULLWHIP GRIFFIN (1967), along with script material for a number of unproduced films, books by Fleischman, clippings, photographs, and three production design drawings. There are also significant files on the Disney television movie, "The Whipping Boy," based on Fleischman's Newbery Award-winning book.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 3. Subject files.

    Indexing Terms

    screenwriters