Motion pictures, American
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Samuel Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, and political activist. The items in this artificially-assembled collection were created by or are related to Hammett and his literary career. The holding spans 1942 to 1943.
Overview Born on April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson went on to become a stellar athlete, civil rights activist, and an immensely popular singer and actor, known for his stage and film performances in The Emperor Jones and Show Boat. The collection contains ephemera documenting Robeson's career from 1924 to 1973, including: programs, souvenir books on his life story, magazines, playbills, photographs (black-and-white movie stills),...
Overview This collection consists of film scripts that closely follow the depiction of Asian characters in Hollywood film history. It includes drafts, revisions, and final shooting scripts of film screenplays dating from 1929-2003. The scripts illustrate portrayals of Asians by Caucasian actors, as well as Asian American actors.