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.
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
4.3 linear feet of papers.
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