The John C. Becher papers span the years 1958-1978, encompass 1.2 linear feet. The collection consists
entirely of scripts. Represented are two films, NEXT STOP, GREENWICH VILLAGE (1976) and UP THE SANDBOX
(1972), five teleplays, and nearly two dozen stage plays. Of special interest are the scripts for
industrial films made by American Motors Corporation.
John C. Becher was an American actor most active in film from the mid-1960s to mid-1980s. After being
discharged from the U.S. Army in 1946, he joined the American Repertory Theater, beginning a long career
as a character actor on stage, with occasional appearances in film and television.
1.2 linear feet of papers.
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