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Finding Aid for the Anne Morrison Chapin papers, 1922- ca.1980s, bulk dates 1940s-1950s
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Anne Morrison Chapin was a playwright, and screenwriter. The collection consists of motion picture, television, and stage scripts and story material, with a small mount of clippings, correspondence, and contracts related to Chapin's career.
Mary Hazel Hawkins, later changed to Anne Morrison Chapin, was born on January 5, 1892 in Indiana. She started her career as a Broadway stage actress in 1918 and performed in such plays as The Bat within Four Walls, Dear Brutus, A Proud Woman, and Why Marry? From 1923 to 1934 Chapin wrote Jonsey, No Questions Asked, Pigs, This Man is Mine, and The Wild Westcotts, all of which were produced on Broadway. In 1934, her story This Man is Mine was produced by RKO. She was a screenwriter for the next 14 years. Among her screen credits are Big City (1948), Dangerous Corner (1934), Listen, Darling (1938), Sailor Takes a Wife (1946), and This Man Is Mine (1934). Her television credits include Child of the Wind, an episode from the series Climax! and The Saint and the Senorita from the series Fireside Theatre. Chapin died in West Hollywood, California on April 7, 1967.
8.6 linear ft. (22 boxes)
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