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Tobacco Road movie scripts

Tobacco Road movie scripts

Descriptive Summary

Title: Tobacco Road movie scripts
Creator: Johnson, Nunnally
Inclusive Dates: 1940-1941
Language: English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms3706
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Nunnally Hunter Johnson (1897-1977) born in Columbus, Georgia, was first a journalist and writer of short stories. He later moved to Hollywood where he worked as a scriptwriter and everntually a writer, producer, and director of motion pictures. He wrote the Tobacco Road screenplay for the movie released in 1941. The screenplay was adapted from Erskine Caldwell's novel and Jack Kirkland's play of the same name.

Scope and Content

Two bound scripts for the film Tobacco Road, based on the screenplay by Nunnally Johnson. One script is a temporary script while the other is a continuity and dialogue script.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Tobacco Road movie scripts, ms3706, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections include: Erskine Caldwell papers, ms1156 and Nunnally Johnson letter to Jimmy Starr, ms3372.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Temporary script, 1940 November 6
12Continuity and dialogue script, 1941 February 24