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Horner (Harry) papers
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Business records

 

Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

Literary correspondence 1963-1976

Box 1, Folder 2

Production correspondence 1965-1967

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence re: "The Castle" 1969

Box 1, Folder 4

Ellis Kohs correspondence 1969-1977

Box 1, Folder 5

General correspondence 1970-2000, undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Notes and correspondence re: "The Strange One" 1972

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence with Curt Siodmak and Rodolfo Loewenthal 1973-1974

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence with Norman Gambill 1977-1982

Box 1, Folder 9

Viennale Internationale correspondence 1993

Box 1, Folder 10

Letter to Carl/Manuscript notes for "Brotherhood of Fear" undated

 

Production Design

Box 1, Folder 11

Railroads on Parade/New York World's Fair 1939

Scope and Contents

Horner designed costumes for this attraction.
Box 1, Folder 12

Opera productions 1939-1963

Scope and Contents

1 copy of "Opera News" (January 9, 1939) containing reproductions of Horner's sketches for the San Francisco production of "Elektra"; two programs for Darius Milhaud's "David", premiering at the Hollywood Bowl, September 22, 1956, of which Horner was the stage director; and press reelease for Metropolitan Opera's 1963-1964 season, for which Horne rrevised and restaged his production of "The Magic Flute".
Box 1, Folder 13

"Winged Victory" programs and sketchbook 1943

Scope and Contents

Corporal Harry Horner was the set designer for the Army Air Forces production of Moss Hart's musical.
Box 1, Folder 14

50th Anniversary Program for the Motion Picture and Television Relief Fund 1971

Scope and Contents

Horner designed the visual concept for "The After-Show Gala: The Movies".
Box 2

Scripts

Scope and Contents

Scripts, primarily used by Horner for productions in which he was involved. The Castle, by Max Brod (includes photocopies of Horner's sketches); The Poison Tree, by Hugh Brooke (accompanied by Horner's notes inserted into the script, and letters to Hugh Brooke regarding the script and the production design; Flight of the Dancing Bear, by Julian More and Charles Kasher; OF Shadows Cast By Men (play) by Eugene Vale; The Man Who Couldnt Sin, by Curt Siodmak; SImone, by Lion Feuchtwanger and Berthold Brecht, accompanied by two letters from Feuchtwanger; Eulenspiegel in Flandern, by Paul Kalbeck; Lily of the Valley, by Ben Hecht (designed by Horner); and Moonbirds, by Marcel Ayme.
Box 3, Folder 1

Notes

Scope and Contents

Notebook containing Horner's notes and sketches, addresses, lists, etc.; a handwritten document titled "Notes oN Theater"; notes on newspaper reviews of Horner's production of Joan of Arc.
Box 3, Folder 2

Programs designed by Horner 1972, 1974

Scope and Contents

Programs for the American National Theatre and Academy and the Women's Auxiliary of the A.N.T.A. tribute to Alfred Lunt and Lynne Fontanne's 50th wedding aniversary and Rosalind Russell. Horner designed the covers. The Program for Russell is accompanied by a letter to Horner from Ezra Stone, and a dried leaf.
Box 3, Folder 3

Inventory list of Horner drawings and sketches

Box 2, Box 4, Folder 9

Publications

Scope and Contents

"The Stages"--spiral bound book of photographs of ancient and modern stage designs. "The Ideal Theater: Eight Concepts"--exhibition catalog from the American Federation of Arts, 1962-1964. "Festmatinee Zum 125-Jahr-Jubiaum Der 'Presse'" (1973). One copy each of American Cinematographer (July 1969)--cover story on photographing "They Shoot Horses, Don't They"; Film and TV Bi-Weekly (January 19, 1966)--article on Horner and Enterprise Films moving to England; and American Film (February 1977)--Horner interview.
Box 3, Folder 4

Biographical materials and resumes

Box 3, Folder 5

Materials re: forming Canadian film studio 1965-1975

Box 3, Folder 6

Articles on set design and filmmaking by Harry Horner 1941, undated

Box 3, Folder 7

Newspaper clippings about Horner

Box 4, Folder 1

Materials regarding Max Reinhardt

 

Personal papers

Box 4, Folder 2

Correspondence between Harry and Joan 1967-1975

Box 4, Folder 3

Personal correspondence 1960-1980

Box 4, Folder 4

Diary notes 1943-1978

Box 4, Folder 5

Notebook undated

Box 4, Folder 6

Prayer books 1924, 1941

Box 4, Folder 7

Ephemera 1943, 1957

Box 4, Folder 8

Daily calendar cards 1943 March 13-August29

Box 5

Family scrapbook 1953-1968

Box 5

Sketchbooks undated