Frank Mandel (1884-1958) was a playwright and a producer for Warner Brothers (1937-38). The collection consists of manuscripts
of plays by Frank Mandel and other authors, manuscript fragments of poetry and prose, correspondence to and from Mandel, and
financial records of his partnership with Laurence Schwab.
Mandel was born on May 31, 1884 in San Francisco, California; attended UC Berkeley; his plays include Our wives (with Helen Craft, 1912), Sweet little devil (with Laurence Schwab, 1924), No, no, Nanette (with Otto Harbach, 1924), and The new moon (with Schwab and Oscar Hammerstein, 1927); dissolved partnership with Schwab in 1932; became producer for Warner Brothers,
1937-38; presented and produced Vickie (1942).
11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
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