[Home movies–Schary collection, nos. 1-21]

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[Home movies--Schary collection, nos. 1-21]

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Dore Schary

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Home movies of producer-writer Dore Schary and his family and friends from the late 1920's to 1953. These reels are part of the papers of Dore Schary (1905-1980), a playwright, motion picture executive, and activist in Jewish and liberal political causes documenting both his personal and professional life. Included are general correspondence; microfilmed scrapbooks; scripts and production material for plays and motion pictures; records pertaining to MGM; non-dramatic writings, speeches (many in recorded form), and an autobiography and a family memoir; home movies and photographs; correspondence, reports, lists, financial records, and speeches from his tenure as national chairman of the Anti-Defamation League (also available on microfilm) and subject files on other organizations with which he was involved such as the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Jewish Committee, and the Democratic Party; and personal and biographical information. Content of reels is described in detail in the online finding aid for the collection: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-us0037an

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Wisconsin Center for Film & Theater Research

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