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FANTO MSS.

The Fanto mss., 1940-1973, consist of correspondence, film and theatre production materials, photographs, and clippings pertaining to the work of Orson Welles and George Fanto. Fanto was a cameraman who worked with Welles in Brazil in 1941 and later in Europe. The majority of the materials in the collection are from the 1949-1950 period.

Most of the letters in the collection are from Orson Welles to George Fanto. There is al" one letter each from Hilton Edwards, George Fanto, Micheal Mac Liammoir, and Rudolph Mate.

Other materials in the collection include a partial script and shooting instructions for the film Othello, financial materials for Othello, a script for the play Time Runs, a partial script for a proposed film titled Twice Is Too Much, a playbill for The Unthinking Lobster and Time Runs, a synopsis of a proposed film titled Life Is a Song, and notes about golf and Ulysses. The photographs include a portrait of Welles, photographs taken during the filming of It's An True, photographs from the filming of Othello and a few photographs from one or more unidentified films.

  • Purchase. George Fanto. Stamford,CT. 1987
  • ca 275 items

INVENTORY

Box 1

Correspondence

Life Is a Song

Othello

  • folder 5: Shooting/camera instructions
  • folder 6: Information concerning latensification
  • folder 7: Financial materials

Time Runs

Twice Is Too Much, Part Four of a picture in four parts called: Honeymoon

Miscellaneous

Photographs

Print Boxes 1 - 2

Oversize

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