The Victor Heerman papers span the years 1917-1976 (bulk 1917-1946) and encompass 8 linear feet. The
collection contains primarily script material in the form of various versions of scripts or scenarios
written by Victor Heerman and/or Sarah Mason for more than fifty films. There is also some
correspondence, two scrapbooks, and oral history audiotapes and transcripts.
Victor Heerman was a British screenwriter and director. Educated in New York City, Heerman moved to
Los Angeles around 1913. He received an Academy Award for adapting the screenplay for LITTLE WOMEN
(1933), which he co-scripted with his wife, Sarah Y. Mason, whom he married in 1920. Other credits by the
screenwriting pair include STELLA DALLAS (1937) and PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (1940).
8 linear feet of papers.
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