Edmund Hall North (1911-1990) was a free-lance screenwriter (1934- ), and served as president of the screen branch of the
Writers Guild of America, West (1956-57). He won the Screen Writers Guild Award for “One night of love”, and won the Screen
Writers Guild Award and Academy Award for best story and screenplay for “Patton” in 1970. The collection consists of 40 screenplays
and related material by Edmund H. North. Also contains eleven scripts of orientation films made by the Signal Corps for the
War Department during World War II, some of which were written by North, who also produced them.
Edmund Hall North was born March 12, 1911, in New York City; attended Stanford University (1928-30); became a free-lance screenwriter
in 1934, when he won the Screen Writers Guild Award for, “One night of love”; served as president of the screen branch of
the Writers Guild of America, West (1956-57); won Screen Writers Guild Award and Academy Award for best story and screenplay
for “Patton” in 1970; he died on August 18, 1990 in Santa Monica, California.
4 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
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