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Literary: correspondence concerning film and television offers for WSC's book "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"., 25 Jul 1955 - 12 Feb 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/446A-B

Scope and Contents

This file mainly consists of business and legal correspondence. No film or television series had been produced at the time of WSC's death in 1965. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne.Correspondents include: Edward R Murrow [Director, Columbia Broadcasting System] (4),Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (76), Sir Alexander Korda (Chairman, London Film Productions Ltd) (2), Denis Kelly, Charles Wick (Wick Films Inc) (2), Emery Reves (2), Sir David Cunynghame (10), Henry Salomon (Producer, National Broadcasting Company), John Cron (Managing Director, Screen Gems Ltd) (4), Harry Alan Towers (Towers of London) (8), Robert Clark (Director, Associated British Picture Corporation Ltd) (4), John Le Vien (American Broadcasting Company) (4), C L Woolveridge (Binder, Hamlyn & Co) (6), John Heyman (Director, Publicity and Allied Interests Ltd) (3), Michael Glyn (4 Winds Film Associates) (4).


  • Creation: 25 Jul 1955 - 12 Feb 1965

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From the Fonds:

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2 file(s) (2 files (325 loose folios))

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