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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).


  • Creation: 1935


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27 item(s) (27 items (chiefly letters, with 1 telegram & 6 press cuttings) in 1 folder)

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