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Kenneth MacDonald Script Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Kenneth MacDonald Script Collection
    Dates: 1939-1969
    Collection Number: WGF-MS-107
    Creator/Collector: MacDonald, Kenneth, 1901-1972
    Extent: 10 linear feet (8 boxes)
    Repository: Writers Guild Foundation Archive
    Los Angeles, California 90048
    Abstract: This collection comprises shooting scripts for most of the film and television projects MacDonald worked on, including dozens of B westerns and film serials. Each script is annotated in MacDonald's hand with information such as shooting schedule, filming location and producers and directors.
    Language of Material: English


    Available by appointment only.

    Publication Rights

    The responsibility to secure copyright and publication permission rests with the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Kenneth MacDonald Script Collection. Writers Guild Foundation Archive

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Victoria Strong on 10/6/2017

    Biography/Administrative History

    Kenneth MacDonald was a Hollywood actor whose career spanned the 1930s to 1972.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection consists of about 250 film and television scripts from almost every project MacDonald acted in throughout his career. Scripts span 1939-1969. Each script was annotated by MacDonald and includes on the cover page his shooting dates, location notes, and names of producers and directors. Many scripts contain performance and character notes written in the margins. Most of the film scripts derive from his time under contract at Columbia Pictures.

    Indexing Terms

    Western television programs -- United States
    Western films
    Film serials
    Television scripts