Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Townsend Martin (Princeton Class of 1917) was an American playwright and screenwriter.
Consists of two boxes of typescripts, screenplays, and scene descriptions by Martin (Princeton Class of 1917) as well as one box of similar material by other authors, such as Willis Goldbeck and Fannie Hurst.
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This collection was processed in 2002.
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Collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
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Consists of movie typescripts by Townsend Martin, including "The American Venus," "Love 'Em and Leave 'Em," and "A Most Immoral Lady," as well as others.
Arranged by genre of material and alphabetically by title.Physical Description
Consists of plays and movie screenplays by others, including "A Kiss for Cinderella" by J. M. Barrie (screenplay by Willis Goldbeck) and "Romance a la Carte" by J. Clarkson Miller, as well as others.
Arranged by title.Physical Description