The Charles Palmer papers span the years 1941-1952 and encompass 1.8 linear feet. The collection
consists primarily of script materials for Palmer's feature films and radio programs. There is a small
amount of correspondence.
Charles A. "Cap" Palmer was an American screenwriter and producer of business-sponsored documentary
films. He joined Walt Disney Pictures in 1943 and over the next five years was a major contributor to the
early story development of ALICE IN WONDERLAND and LADY AND THE TRAMP (ultimately released in 1951 and
1955, respectively). In the late 1940s and early 1950s, Palmer wrote for Louis deRochemont, Jesse L.
Lasky, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). Palmer collaborated with Dore Schary on the book "Case History of a
Movie," about the production of the film THE NEXT VOICE YOU HEAR... (1950). Palmer formed Parthenon
Pictures, a major producer of business-sponsored documentary films, in 1954.
1.8 linear feet of papers.
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