Ivan Moffat papers
Scope and Contents
Contains scripts and screenplays in various states of completion by or with connection to Ivan Moffat. Includes scripts of The Nightingale Saga, The Agency, The Snow Queen, Tender is the Night, The Thornbirds, The Robert Capa Story, The Scandal of C.C. Julian and The Crossword Murder Mystery Series; correspondence; newspaper clippings; selection of published books and legal documents relating to ownership rights.
- Moffat, Ivan (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Preliminarily processed; Access with permission from the Curator of the Arts and Communications Archives of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Ivan Moffat papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Ivan Moffat was born in Havana, Cuba, on the February 18, 1918. He served in an Army Signal Corps photography unit in World War II that was led by George Stevens, who would later collaborate with Moffat on a number of productions. He acted as a screenwriter and producer for several motion pictures and television series. These include Colditz; Black Sunday; Shane and Giant, with Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean. He died on July 4, 2002, in Los Angeles, California.
7 cartons (11.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
These items were donated to Special Collections in 1994.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Ivan Moffat; 1994.
Arts and Communications.
- Register of Ivan Moffat papers
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 October 5
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.