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Literary: correspondence on film, television and radio offers., Aug 1945 - Jun 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/8

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: George Barnes, Director of the Spoken Word, BBC; Sir William Haley [Director-General of the BBC]; Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] (2); Edward Morrow, European Director of Columbia Broadcasting System; John Steele, London and European Representative of Mutual Broadcasting System; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Layton, Chips Gemmell, and [Edmund] Oddy.Subjects covered by the file include: proposals for the radio and television dramatisations of WSC's "The Second World War", and other radio and television offers from various British, Dominion and United States broadcasters; a proposal to reproduce WSC's paintings on scarves; an offer to make a film of WSC's life story.Also includes: proposal from Jock Lawrence; list of clients of Young and Rubicam.

Dates

  • Aug 1945 - Jun 1951

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (76 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

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