Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


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I. Biographical

Box 1
  • Biographical (1 folder)

II. Correspondence

Box 1
  • Correspondence (not indexed), 1934-1988 (7 folders)
  • Punch contributions: correspondence with Punch magazine and the writings submitted by Clarke (2 folders)

III. Contracts

Box 1
  • Contracts, 1930-1983 (4 folders)

IV. Scripts

  • Films. Arranged in alphabetical order by title. One folder per title, unless otherwise indicated.
Box 1
  • Angels Rush In. script
  • The Ant and the Grasshopper. script
  • Barnacle Bill. two scripts (2 folders)
  • Be My Guest. outline only
  • Bell, Book and Candle. notes only
  • The Blue Lamp. synopsis, script (2 folders)
  • Call of Duty. two scripts (2 folders)
  • Crusade. two pages of script
  • The Do-nut Dolly. script
  • Gold Country. outline only
  • Hell Columbia. outline only
  • The Herring Farm (or: High and Dry) with Richard Hughes. script
  • The Horse Without a Head. script
  • Hue and Cry. program only
  • I.O.U. outline only
  • Jeremy Fowler's Box. outline only
  • Johnny Frenchman. program only
  • Judy Belle and the Poorest Millionaire. outline, script (2 folders)
  • The Ladykillers. script (worked on by Clarke, but no credit given)
  • The Last Straw. outline only
  • The Lavender Hill Mob. treatment, program, script (2 folders)
  • Law and Disorder (or: Passing strange). outline, script (2 folders)
Box 2
  • Let's Make a Movie. outline
  • Long Live Charlie Hooper (or: Grandson of the Prisoner of Zenda). outline
  • The Magnet. program only
  • Maiden Event. outline, two scripts (3 folders)
  • The Magnificent Travels, Adventures, Campaigns, Loves and Lives of Baron Munchausen. three scripts (3 folders)
  • The Man Who Seduced the Bank. two scripts (2 folders)
  • Miss Hargreaves. treatment
  • Passport to Pimlico. program only
  • Premiere. program only (Royal film performance to aid the Cinematograph Trade Benevolent Fund, 1952)
  • The Rainbow Jacket. program, script (2 folders)
  • Ratcliff Highway. treatment, four scripts, misc. pages of scripts and notes (7 folders)
  • The Road to Ki11iecrankie (adapted from: I Saw Him Die). outline
  • Roman Holiday, by William Wyler. script (worked on by Clarke, but no credit given)
  • Rosika and the Ark of Peace. outline
  • Run For Your Life. outline
  • Show a Legation. script (incomplete?)
  • The Storm of London. treatment, outline, notes, script (3 folders)
  • Strawberry Leaves. script
  • Superthief. three scripts, miscellaneous revised pages and notes (6 folders)
Box 3
  • A Tale of Two Cities. outline, script
  • The Titfield Thunderbolt. programs
  • The Watch House. outline
  • The Wrath of Grapes. outline
  • Miscellaneous. outlines and notes (2 folders)

Stage plays

Box 3
  • October Night. four scripts (4 folders)
  • This Undesirable Residence. script, notes (2 folders)


Box 3
  • The Casting Couch. scripts
  • Do You Believe in Ghosts. two scripts
  • The First of the Many. outline
  • The Four Georges. outline
  • Ludo Lochinvar. two scripts (2 folders)
  • Mostly Millie. script
  • The Siege of Adelaide Square. outline
  • Tinker, Tailor. three treatments (3 folders)
  • Up She Goes (Episode: The difficult passenger). script

V. Writings

  • Writings by Clarke, followed by Writings by Others. Both sections arranged alphabetically by title. One title per folder, unless otherwise indicated.
Box 3
  • Account of Lord George Sackville. typescript
  • And Now-The Green Lamp. typescript
  • A Black Yankee at the Court of Queen Liz. typescripts, outlines, notes, clippings (4 folders)
  • Blue Beauty. two typescripts (2 folders)
  • Borrowed Plumes. two typescripts, miscellaneous pages (5 folders)
  • Brother Christmas. typescript
Box 4
  • A Dozen and One Nights. two typescripts
  • The Dumb Husband's Cookbook. typescript, notes
  • A Friend in Need. typescript, notes
  • Grim Fairy Tales: 1 - The Ex-King and the Fish. typescript
  • Heir Apparent. synopsis
  • The Heligolanders. typescript, miscellaneous pages, notes, clippings (4 folders)
  • Intimate Relations. typescript, illustrations, miscellaneous materials (2 folders)
  • The Last of the Giants. summary, notes, miscellaneous pages, clippings (4 folders)
  • Little Man, You've Had It. typescript
  • Marriages Are Made in Bond Street. typescript
  • May Week, A Novel. typescript (2 folders)
  • Mr. Spirket Reforms. reader's report
  • My Approach to Scripting. typescript
  • No Flowers for Ronnie. two typescripts
  • Passport to Propriety. typescript
  • The Pioneers. typescript
  • Reminiscences of Mr. Timothy Quirke, Con Man - 1 & 2. typescript
  • The Revolt. outline, notes, two typescripts (4 folders)
  • Sally Martin Up. notes, typescript, photocopy of typescript, clippings
  • Scratch Man. typescript
  • A Screenwriter's Notebook. typescript
  • Sweet Farewell. typescript
  • There'll Always Be a Frinton. typescript, clipping
  • This Is Where I Came In. proofs of photos only
  • Ticket to Hollywood, no. 3. typescript
  • Treble or Bust. outline
  • Twin Worlds. outline, typescript (2 folders)
  • Two and Two Make Five. synopsis
  • The Wall. typescript
  • What's Yours? book jackets only
  • The World Was Mine. book jacket only
Box 5
  • Miscellaneous story ideas, notebooks (6 folders)

Writings by others

Box 5
  • Bestseller, by A.M. Drew, foreword by T.E.B. Clarke. typescript, notes
  • Passport to Parkchester, screenplay by Paul Doherty. script

VI. Photographs

Box 5
  • Portraits of Clarke (22 photographs, including photo of drawing and several duplicates)
  • Clarke with others, mostly snapshots (44 photographs, several negatives)
  • Production stills (20 photographs)
  • Miscellaneous photographs (14 photographs)

VII. Miscellaneous

Box 5
  • Metropolitan Police War Reserve materials (1 folder)
  • Ration books (1 folder)
  • Royalty reports, Robert Hale Ltd. (1 folder)
  • Sheet music. Policemen's Song, from "The Blue Lamp" and typescript of lyrics; White Suit Samba from "The Man in the White Suit" (1 folder)
  • Miscellaneous. calling cards, notes, invitations, programs, etc. (1 folder)

VIII. Printed

Box 5
  • Press clippings about Clarke (2 folders)
  • Scrapbook, mostly clippings about Clarke (1 folder)
  • Tear sheets of Clarke's column in The Evening News, 1941-1944 (7 folders)
Box 6
  • Clippings of articles by Clarke (2 folders)
  • Clippings about Clarke's books, arranged alphabetically by title (17 folders)
  • Clippings about Clarke's films, arranged alphabetically by title (15 folders)
  • Clippings about Clarke's theatre and television projects (1 folder)
  • Miscellaneous clippings
  • Magazines and tear sheets from magazines containing articles, stories, etc. by Clarke (5 folders)
  • Empire News, May 6, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 8, 15, 22; features the serial Murder at the Festival, by Clarke

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