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Description
The Irving Reis papers span the years 1935-1953 and encompass 4.3 linear feet. The collection consists of film and radio scripts, story material, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers, including clippings and reviews, material related to his Army service, and photographs.
Background
Irving Reis was an American screenwriter and director. He was the founder and director of CBS Radio's Columbia Workshop in the 1930s. He began as a screenwriter in films from 1938, and directed from 1940 to 1952.
Extent
4.3 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.