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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Bryan Forbes papers
    Date (inclusive): 1954-1991
    Collection number: 211
    Creator: Forbes, Bryan
    Extent: 22 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    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

    Bryan Forbes papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Bryan Forbes, 1989-1999


    Bryan Forbes is a British director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the writing category for THE ANGRY SILENCE (1960).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Bryan Forbes papers span the years 1954-1991 and encompass approximately 22 linear feet. The collection contains production files, including scripts, writings by Forbes, books, and photographs.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-b as follows: A. Produced, B. Unproduced; 2. Television files; 3. Subject files; 4. Additions; 5. Books; 6. Photographs

    Indexing Terms

    Forbes, Bryan , 1926---Archives.