Versatile character actor Allyn Joslyn's acting career spanned from the 1920's to the 1970's. The collection documents Joslyn's
professional accomplishments as an actor and entertainer, and includes scripts for motion pictures, television, radio, and
stage; press clippings focused on Joslyn's career; photographs (mainly stills) from various film, television, and stage productions;
and a small amount of correspondence and ephemera.
Allyn Morgan Joslyn was born in Milford, PA. There is conflicting information about the date of his birth; it has been reported
as July 21, 1901 and July 21, 1905. As a teenager, he began his career on the live stage and acted in many plays throughout
the 1920s and '30s. In 1935, he starred on Broadway in George Abbott's production of Boy Meets Girl. His role as Robert Law
brought accolades and led him to Hollywood.
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