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Finding Aid for the Daniel Mainwaring Papers, ca. 1930-ca. 1970
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Description
Collection consists of materials related to the career of screenwriter and novelist Daniel Mainwaring. Includes script materials for 9 produced motion pictures, drafts and rewrites of projects, episodes for several television series, fictional writings, and personal and biographical material. Some materials may carry Mainwaring's pseudonym, Geoffrey Homes.
Background
Daniel Geoffrey Homes Mainwaring was born Feb. 27, 1902 in Oakland, CA; educated at Fresno College; worked as a journalist for various newspapers; joined Warner Bros. publicity department (1934) later moving to RKO; author of popular action novels since the 1930s, he began screenwriting in the early 1940s; many of his works are under the pseudonym, Geoffrey Homes; his many screen credits include Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, The Last Outpost, and Against All Odds; died Jan. 31, 1977 in Los Angeles, CA.
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.