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Literary: "Marlborough: his life and times" film: correspondence., 28 Jul 1943 - 17 Dec 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/709

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company [solicitors] (17); representatives of Lloyds Bank including [Geoffrey] Mason and T E R Harris; Filippo Del Guidice, Managing Director of Two Cities Films Limited (4); Bernard Sendall (Ministry of Information) sending on comments from Brendan Bracken.Subjects include: acquiring the film rights to "Marlborough"; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's interest in the rights; drawing up the contract; copyright matters; the writing of the script.Also includes: a press release announcing the granting of the rights to Two Cities Films; extracts and cuttings from articles by Hannen Swaffer and others on the purchase of the film rights; a copy of an assignment of film and other rights in "Marlborough" to Two Cities Films.

Dates

  • 28 Jul 1943 - 17 Dec 1945

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (78 loose folios).)

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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