During the 1930s Dickson Dickson was a movie producer. The collection consists of 18 scripts related to Dickson's career,
Man from Bar-20 and
Sons of the Pioneers from the Hopalong Cassidy series.
Dick Dickson was born in 1897. He started his "movie business" career in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He took tickets, swept the floors,
and rewound films in a silent movie house. He was a machine gunner in France during World War I. After the war he began working
for Paramount in Des Moines, Iowa. By 1929, he and a partner owned thirty-three movie houses, which they sold one month prior
to the stock market crash.
3 boxes (1.25 linear ft.)
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