The Michael Blankfort papers span the years 1934-1982 (bulk 1945-1969) and encompass 8 linear feet.
The collection includes scripts for produced and unproduced films, television scripts, playscripts, novel
and story manuscripts, and pamphlets. There is considerable material related to the House Committee on Un-
American Activities (HUAC) and Blankfort's testimony before the group.
Michael Blankfort was an American screenwriter active in film from 1939 to 1966. He served on the
Academy Board of Governors from 1969 to 1971.
8 linear feet of papers.
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