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Finding Aid for the Rex Evans Papers, ca. 1925-1969
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Description
Rex Evans (1903-1969) appeared in several films, including Camille (1936) and the Philadelphia story (1940). The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of revue sketches, music scores, photographs, portraits, scrapbooks, and ephemera documenting Evans' career in cabaret, movies, and theater.
Background
Evans was born in 1903; attended Marlborough School, England; cabaret star during 1920s-30s in London, Paris, New York, and Los Angeles; moved to Los Angeles in the late 1930s and appeared in several films, including Camille (1936) and the Philadelphia story (1940); sold antiques with partner Jim Weatherford and ran custom shirt-shop and Rex Evans Gallery in Los Angeles; died in 1969 in Los Angeles.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 3 oversize boxes 1 folder
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.