The Ranald MacDougall papers span the years circa 1930s-1980s and encompass circa 10 linear feet. The
collection includes scripts and script material; business and personal correspondence, including
correspondence with Nanette Fabray MacDougall; contracts; filmographies; writings; family histories,
family research, and genealogy; and material on the MacDougall Creative Writing Contest.
Ranald MacDougall was an American director, screenwriter, and producer. He began his film career as a
screenwriter at Warner Bros. in the 1940s. His screenwriting credits range from MILDRED PIERCE (1945) to
CLEOPATRA (1963). He began directing in the mid-1950s and producing in the late 1960s. MacDougall served
as president of the Screen Writers Guild. He married actress Nanette Fabray.
10 linear feet of papers.
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