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Finding Aid for the Edward Carrick Papers, 1958-1975
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Description
Edward Carrick was a set designer and theater historian. He wrote several books including Art and design in the British film (1948), Baroque theatre construction (1982), Designing for moving pictures (1941), and Gordon Craig: the story of his life (1968). The collection consists of Carrick's correspondence with Lee Freeson, and correspondence and ephemera related to his late father's career, shedding further light on Gordon Craig, Ellen Terry, Isadora Duncan and others.
Background
Born as Edward Anthony Craig in 1904; son of Edward Gordon Craig, sometimes called the father of the modern theater; known professionally as Edward Carrick, he became a set designer and theater historian; worked with Bette Davis, Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud and others; wrote several books, including Art and design in the British film (1948), Baroque theatre construction (1982), Designing for moving pictures (1941), and Gordon Craig: the story of his life (1968).
Extent
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.