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  • Scope and Contents
  • Biographical / Historical
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  • Rights Statement for Archival Description
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information

  • Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library
    Title: William Drake scripts
    Creator: Drake, William A., 1899-1965
    Identifier/Call Number: 2374
    Physical Description: 2.25 Linear Feet 2 boxes
    Date (bulk): 1930s
    Abstract: This collection consists of scripts from American screenwriter William Drake (1899-1965) for films he wrote during the 1930s.
    Language of Material: English.
    Container: 1A
    Container: 1B

    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of scripts from American screenwriter William Drake (1899-1965) for films he wrote during the 1930s. Script titles include "Grand Hotel" (1932), "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1939), "The Three Musketeers" (1939), "Goldie Gets Along" (1933), and "Strange Justice" (1932).

    Biographical / Historical

    William Drake (1899-1965) was an American screenwriter. His best-known work, "Grand Hotel" (1932), won an Academy Award for Best Picture. He also wrote "The Three Musketeers" (1939) and "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1939).

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Rights Statement for Archival Description

    Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at ctlibarc@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift, February 2, 1960.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], William Drake scripts, Collection no. 2374, Cinematic Arts Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    This collection is unprocessed.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Screenwriters -- United States -- Archival resources
    Drake, William A., 1899-1965 -- Archives