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Top Secret Affair movie script

Top Secret Affair movie script

Descriptive Summary

Title: Top Secret Affair movie script
Creator: Kibbee, Roland, 1914-1984
Creator: Scott, Allan, 1906-1995
Creator: Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Inclusive Dates: 1956
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1022
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Top Secret Affair, originally titled "Melville Goodwin, USA," was a 1956 product of Warner Brothers' United States Pictures, Inc. Produced by Martin Rackin and starring Susan Hayward (in private life Mrs. Eaton Chalkley of Carrollton, Georgia) and Kirk Douglas, the motion picture was based on characters from John P. Marquand's Melville Goodwin, USA. The screenplay was written by Roland Kibbee and Allan Scott.

Scope and Content

Revised final script of the movie, dated 16 February, 1956, with manuscript note adding "to 11/10/56." Changes and dates of changes are included in the typescript. Accompanying the script are two still publicity photographs.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Photocopying is not permitted.

Preferred Citation

Top Secret Affair movie script, ms1022, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Douglas, Kirk, 1916-
Generals -- United States -- Drama.
Hayward, Susan, 1918-1975
Journalists -- United States -- Drama.
Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960 -- Melville Goodwin, USA
Rackin, Martin, 1918-1976
Top secret affair (Motion picture)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Script, 1956
11Promotional photograph of Susan Hayward and Kirk Douglas in Top Secret Affair
11Still of Jim Backus as Col. Homer W. Gooch and Kirk Douglas as Maj. Gen. Melville A. Goodwin in Top Secret Affair