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Korda, Sir Alexander, 1893-1956 (Knight, film producer and director)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1893-1956

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Letter from Sir Winston Churchill to Siegfried Sassoon (via Eddie Marsh), 25 June 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/5/15
Scope and Contents Typed letter from Churchill (Chartwell, Westerham, Kent) to Marsh stating that Sassoon's views that the film story of T.E. Lawrence should be dignified and accurate agreed with those of Alexander Korda. The letter was forwarded to Sassoon by Marsh, with an added note.
Dates: 25 June 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Letters to Sassoon concerning T.E. Lawrence, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/5
Scope and Contents Letters relating to Alexander Korda's proposed film based on Lawrence's desert exploits and to a proposed memorial for Lawrence. The series includes single letters by Winston Churchill (sent via Eddie Marsh), A.W. Lawrence, Florence Hardy and Colonel W.F. Stirling (who was to work with Sassoon on the script), and a telegram from Korda. It also includes six press cuttings. Originally housed in an envelope marked 'Letters etc ref. TE Lawrence & Lawrence Film' (MS Add.9852/9/5/1).
Dates: 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Telegram from Alexander Korda to Siegfried Sassoon, 5 July 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/5/19
Scope and Contents About rescheduling a meeting.
Dates: 5 July 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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