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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Fred Guiol Screenplay Collection
    Dates: early to mid-20th century
    Collection Number: SC.04
    Creator/Collector: Guiol, Fred, 1898-1964 Hal Roach Studios RKO
    Extent: 16 volumes and 13 boxes (3 linear ft)
    Repository: California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
    Fullerton, California 92834-4150
    Abstract: The Fred Guiol Screenplay Collection is composed of screenplays that Mr. Guiol wrote and co-wrote during a long career at Hal Roach Studio and RKO Studio. They were donated by his daughter, Mrs. Peggy Davis, in November 1970.
    Language of Material: English


    The collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Fred Guiol Screenplay Collection. California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Scripts, treatments, and synopses of 103 screen titles produced during the 1920s - 1960s relating to the Hollywood career of producer/director, writer Fred Guiol or Fred Gill. Among the scripts included are shooting scripts of 50 silent movies, six Laurel and Hardy silent films, "Giant", and the 1959 film "Diary of Anne Frank". The collection also includes the Fred Guiol screenplays and a small number of paperback books on which the films were based.