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Programs & Services: Publications: Collection Guides: Clifford Odets Papers

V. Plays and Films (Box 14, f.15 - Box 29, f.16)

Contains scripts and production materials for projects either written by Odets or with which he was associated. Play and film titles are interfiled and arranged alphabetically. Includes scripts and revisions, notes, production materials, photographs, printed items, etc. See also: XII. Additions

Box 14 | Box 15 | Box 16 | Box 17 | Box 18 | Box 19 | Box 20 | Box 21 | Box 22 | Box 23 | Box 24 | Box 25 | Box 26 | Box 27 | Box 28 | Box 29

Box 14 cont'd
folder 15-17 All Brides are Beautiful (film).
folder 18-21 April Shower (film).
folder 22-27 Awake and Sing! (play).
folder 27 Awake and Sing! (film). Production costs, contracts
folder 28-31: The Big Knife (play). 1949. Actual playing script (n.d.), scripts in English (1949) and Spanish (n.d.), revisions
folder 32: The Big Knife (play). Production material, contracts, programs, royalty statements, clippings
folder 33: The Big Knife (play). Photographs
folder 34: The Big Knife (film). 1955. Screenplay

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Box 15
folder 1: The Big Knife (film), cont'd. Clippings, agreement, production costs, television settlement statements
folder 2: Bread and Wine, by Ignazio Silone. Contract for dramatization rights, 1937
folder 3-4: By the Sea (unfinished play). Revisions and notes
folder 5-6: The Children's Story (film). 1943. Film treatment (4 copies)
folder 7-19: Clash by Night (play). 1941. Eight scripts (includes one in Swedish), character scripts, box office statements, program, contract, rehearsal schedule
folder 20-24: The Country Girl (play). 1949. Six scripts (includes one in Dutch), published script (2 copies), published version in Theatre Arts magazine

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Box 16
folder 1-7: The Country Girl (play), cont'd. Balance sheets, box office statements, contracts, ad, clippings, program (Finnish production), and various materials concerning British production
folder 8: The Country Girl (film). 1954. Contracts, assignment of rights to Paramount Pictures Corporation
folder 9-10: Crime of the Century (film). Film treatment (3 copies), notes, drafts of film treatment, clippings
folder 11-14: Deadline at Dawn (film). Estimating script, two copies of final script, notes, memo, synopsis
folder 15: Distant Trumpet, by Paul Horgan. Notes, two synopses
folder 16-18: Fifteen Doves in Flight (film). Synopsis, treatments, clippings
folder 19-25: The Flowering Peach (play). 1954. Seven scripts

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Box 17
folder 1-20: The Flowering Peach (play), cont'd. Two scripts, revisions, notes, box office statements, contracts, photographs, program, production costs, clippings
folder 21: The General Died at Dawn (film). 1936. Contract with Paramount Productions, Inc.
folder 22: The Gentle People (play). 1941. Production cost sheet
folder 23-27: Golden Boy (play). 1952. Three scripts, including one in French and published version, production notes, box office statements, contracts

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Box 18
folder 1-2: Golden Boy (play), cont'd. Photographs, programs, cast lists, production costs, clipping
folder 3-4: Golden Boy (play), German production. Script, published version, program, photographs, clippings
folder 5-26: Golden Boy (play - musical). 1964. Ten scripts and revisions

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Box 19
folder 1-13: Golden Boy (play - musical), cont'd. Revisions, notes, script conference notes, clippings
folder 14: High Rendezvous (film). 1955. Synopses, contracts
folder 15: Humoresque (film). 1945. Script
folder 16-17: I Can't Sleep, a monologue. 1935. Script, printed script, illustration by John Groth
folder 18-23: It's a Wonderful Life (film). 1945. Five scripts, notes
folder 24-27: Jacobowsky and the Colonel (play). 1943. Five scripts

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Box 20
folder 1-15: Jacobowsky and the Colonel (play), cont'd. Two scripts, revisions, notes, photographs, contracts, cast list, clippings
folder 6-16: Joseph and His Brethren (film). 1955. Eleven scripts

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Box 21
folder 1-5: Joseph and His Brethren (film), cont'd. Two scripts, notes, set continuity, copyright agreement, Odets's testimony for Rita Hayworth Haymes vs. Columbia Pictures Corporation
folder 6-9: Night Music (play). 1940. German script (1952), notes, schedule, production costs, contracts, clippings
folder 10: Night Music (film). 1940. Contracts
folder 11: Night Music (radio play). 1941. Script
folder 12-14: None But the Lonely Heart (film). 1944. Story boards, photographs, synopses of preview comment cards, contracts
folder 15-23: Notes for a Dream (play - adapted from The Patriot by Alfred Neumann). 1943. Four scripts, revisions, notes, contract, clippings
folder 24-25: The Nursery (play). 1953, 1959. Outline, eight scripts, revisions
folder 26-27: One Winter in Boston (play). 1951. Partial script, notes, revisions
folder 28: Paradise Lost (play). 1935. Photographs, programs, Preface by Harold Clurman for Modern Library edition of Six plays by Clifford Odets, agreements
folder 29: Rhapsody in Blue (film). 1942. Script

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Box 22
folder 1-5: Rocket to the Moon (play). 1938, 1961. Script, notes, discussions of play by Harold Clurman, contracts, programs, photographs, cost sheets
folder 6-9: The Russian People (play). 1942. Two scripts, Men of Russia by Constantine Simonov and translated by Harris Moss, clippings
folder 10-12: The Seasons (play). 1953-1954. Notes, clippings, contracts
folder 13-14: She Wants to Marry (play). Notes, film option terms
folder 15: The Show Must Go On (radio play). n.d. Script
folder 16-23: The Silent Partner (play). 1939. Four scripts, revisions, notes, clippings
folder 24-27: The Story on Page One (film). 1959. Script, revision

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Box 23
folder 1-15: The Story on Page One (film), cont'd. Nine scripts

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Box 24
folder 1-17: The Story on Page One (film), cont'd. Two scripts, revisions, notes
folder 18-22: The Story on Page One (film). Casting material, story boards, photographs (still continuity and publicity stills)

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Box 25
folder 1-5: The Story on Page One (film), cont'd. Production materials, publicity materials, guest list for opening, clippings
folder 6-18: Sweet Smell of Success (film). 1957. Twelve scripts, revisions

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Box 26
folder 1-12: Sweet Smell of Success (film), cont'd. Revisions and notes
folder 13-14: Sweet Smell of Success (film). Dialogue continuity, step outline, notes taken at script meetings, clippings
folder 15: Three Plays. Revisions, page proofs, contracts for publication
folder 16: Three Sisters, by Anton Chekov (acting version by Odets). 1939. Script
folder 17-18: Tides of Fundy (unproduced play). Revisions, notes, clippings
folder 19: Till the Day I Die (play). 1935. Program, ad, photograph
folder 20-21: Waiting for Lefty (play). Script (Russian - folio), ad, program, photographs, published versions in New Theatre (v.2, no. 2, Feb. 1935, pp. 13-20) and Sipario (v.1, no. 4-5, Sept. 1946, pp. 47-57), clipping, brochure
folder 22: Waiting for Lefty (film). Notes

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Box 27
folder 1-8: Walk on the Wild Side (film). 1961. Six scripts, revisions, misc. - notes, cast list, scene breakdown, financial statement
folder 9-18: The Way West (film). 1957. Outline, nine scripts

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Box 28
folder 1-11: The Way West (film), cont'd. Script, revisions, notes, research materials
folder 12-16: The Whispering Cup (film). 1947. Three scripts, synopses, notes, clippings

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Box 29
folder 1-15: Wild in the Country (film). 1960. Eleven scripts, revisions, notes, misc. -production and financial material, printed, clippings
folder 16: Unidentified script pages

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