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Motion pictures -- Africa

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Edwina Booth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2383
Scope and Contents This collection includes Edwina Booth's personal correspondence and papers, poetry, fan mail, publicity papers, photographs, and souvenirs from Africa. Also included are publicity papers for the 1931 film Trader Horn.
Dates: 1920-1993

Edwina Booth correspondence and personal papers, 1907-1994

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2383 Series 1
Scope and Contents This subseries contains Edwina Booth's personal papers. Because there is such an eclectic mix of items in this subseries' folders, the dates of origin vary widely, from 1907 to 1994. Included are personal correspondence, personal notes, travel memorabilia, invitations, newspaper clippings, a homemade book about her role as Nina T in trader Horn, testimonies and other documents related to her suit against Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer, obituaries (of Booth herself), documents related to the distribution...
Dates: 1907-1994

Edwina Booth (Josephine Constance Woodruff) Inventory

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2383
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes Edwina Booth's personal correspondence and papers, poetry, fan mail, publicity papers, photographs, and souvenirs from Africa. Also included are publicity papers for the 1931 film Trader Horn.
Dates: 1920-1993

Edwina Booth personal papers, 1907-1994

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2383 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series includes sixty-two folders. They contain Edwina Booth's fan mail, correspondence from her family, personal notes concerning property, travel memorabilia, a homemade book about Trader Horn, and documents related to the distribution of her estate after death. This series also includes a substantial collection of her poetry. There are two drafts of a book of poems that Edwina Booth wished to publish.
Dates: 1907-1994

Edwina Booth publicity papers, 1926-1993

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2383 Series 2
Scope and Contents This series is primarily concerned with Edwina Booth's role in Trader Horn, although there are also obituaries and substantial coverage on her theater career before Trader Horn. There is also material on Suzette Duncan's alienation of affections suit against Booth.

This series contains a subseries for Trader Horn publicity. It is mostly coverage on the production of Trader Horn in Africa.
Dates: 1926-1993

Edwina Booth publicity papers, 1927-1991

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2383 Series 2
Scope and Contents This sub-series is primarily concerned with Edwina Booth's role in Trader Horn, although there are also obituaries and substantial coverage on her theater career before Trader Horn. There is also material on Suzette Duncan's alienation of affections suit against Booth, and fashion articles.
Dates: 1927-1991

Edwina Booth souvenirs, circa 1929

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2383 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains Edwina Booth's souvenirs from Africa, acquired in 1929 while filming Trader Horn. Includes a variety of carvings, jewelry, musical instruments, and other wooden and metal works.
Dates: circa 1929

Trader Horn publicity papers, 1929-1993

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2383 Series 2
Scope and Contents This subseries contains newspaper and magazine articles, Trader Horn pressbooks, opening night programs, photographs, and other advertising materials. The newspaper and magazine articles are primarily concerned with the production of Trader Horn as the first non-documentary film shot in Africa, and with introducing the director and actors through pictures, interviews, and reports. The pressbooks examine the background and plot of the movie, and introduce the actors. The opening night...
Dates: 1929-1993