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Description
The Franchot Tone papers span the years 1912-1972 (bulk 1948-1964) and encompass 16.5 linear feet. The collection contains production files, television files, stage files, correspondence, subject files, financial papers, oversize material, and photographs.
Background
Franchot Tone was an American stage, film, and television actor active from the 1920s through 1968. He is best known for his Academy-nominated role in MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY (1935). He co-produced THE MAN ON THE EIFFEL TOWER (1950) and UNCLE VANYA (1958). He played the president in the Otto Preminger production of ADVISE & CONSENT (1962).
Extent
14.5 linear feet of papers. 2 linear feet of photographs.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Available by appointment only.