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Francis L. Sullivan papers

Francis L. Sullivan papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Francis L. Sullivan papers
Creator: Sullivan, Francis L.
Inclusive Dates: [circa 1923-1956]
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.6 Linear Feet (3 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized box)
Collection Number: ms1430
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: The collection consists of papers of Francis L. Sullivan from ca. 1923-1956. Includes personal and professional photographs, movie stills and scripts, press clippings and a small amount of correspondence, relating to his stage and film career in Great Britain and the United States.

Collection Description

Historical Note

Francis L. Sullivan was born in 1903 and died 1956 at the age of 53. He was a British character actor and later American film actor. He became a naturalized American citizen in his later years. He made his acting debut at age 18. He played Mr. Bumble in Oliver Twist (1948) and Phil Nosseross in the film noir Night and the City (1950). He won a Tony award in 1955.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Francis L. Sullivan papers. MS 1430. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Actors -- Great Britain.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States.
Scripts (documents)
Theater -- Great Britain.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Press clippings, A
12Press clippings, B
13Press clippings, C
14Stonyhurst College Centennial Record
21Acting scripts The Bounty Court Martial
22Acting scripts Misalliance
23Acting scripts Skywriter Sketch
24Acting scripts Rosalind (Lux Video Theatre)
25Acting scripts Peril at End House
26Acting scripts Witness for the Prosecution
27Acting scripts The Soprano and the Piccolo Player
28Acting scripts Alibi
29Theatre Programs
31Photographs Professional; movie stills, A
32Photographs Professional; movie stills, B
33Photographs Professional; movie stills, C
34Photographs Professional; stage stills
35Photographs Professional; Sullivan alone in costume
41Photographs Personal and miscellaneous; Sullivan alone-- non-costume
42Photographs Personal and miscellaneous; Personal photographs
43Photographs Personal and miscellaneous; Photographs--friends (some identified)
51-8Oversized photographs