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Burke (Billie) papers
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Description
This collection contains the papers of American actress Billie Burke (1885-1970) including 50 radio scripts, 3 television scripts, lobby cards for three films (1917-1919), press clippings, three scrapbooks, and photographs including personal photographs and 240 production stills from films.
Background
Billie Burke (1885-1970) was an American actress known for her theater work on Broadway, in radio, and in films. She was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her performance in Merrily We Live (1938) and performed as Glinda the Good Witch of the North in the film The Wizard of Oz (1939). She was married to Broadway producer Florenz Ziegfield Jr. and they had one daughter: Patricia Ziegfeld Stephenson (1916-2008).
Extent
5.6 Linear Feet 5 boxes
Restrictions
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.
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