The Hans Kräly script material spans the years 1934-1944 and encompasses less than one linear foot.
The collection consists apparently entirely of stories and unproduced script material, including work by
several other writers in addition to Kräly, notably George Wallace Sayre. Largely undated, the material
that is dated falls within the given year span. Of particular interest is a handwritten manuscript,
"Hollywood's Official Bootlegger," by Jack Stein.
Hans Kräly, a German-born screenwriter who began writing for films in 1912, was best known for his
collaboration with director Ernst Lubitsch, which began in 1918. He accompanied Lubitsch to America in
1923, continuing their association and also writing for several other directors.
0.6 linear feet of papers.
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