Skip to main content

Literary: correspondence relating to film rights in WSC's books "My Early Life" and "The World Crisis". This file primarily consists of business and legal correspondence relating to an ultimately unsuccessful approach made by William Smith Seay and G R Morrell. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne., 04 Jan 1959 - 18 May 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/451

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: William Smith Seay (14), Alan Harvey [HM Consul (Information), Chicago, United States], A Barker (Foreign Office), Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (12), Sir David Cunynghame, G R Morrell (Midwest Video Association) (10), Spyros Skouras [President, Twentieth Century Fox], B Finley Vinson (Vice-President, First National Bank, Little Rock, Arkansas [United States]), C H Moses, Senator James Fulbright, Hugh French, J A McCracken, Paul MacNamara, Ronald Grierson.


  • Creation: 04 Jan 1959 - 18 May 1961

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers.

This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.


1 item(s) (1 file (143 loose folios))

Language of Materials