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.
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).
14.5 linear feet of papers.
2 linear feet of photographs.
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