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George S. Pelton Papers: Finding Aid
mssHM 50981-51034  
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Description
This collection contains papers of investor George Pelton concerning Pelton's agreement and disputes in the early 1900s with novelist Jack London concerning the film rights of London's novel The Sea Wolf (1904), and with director Cecil B. DeMille concerning various productions of plays.
Background
George S. Pelton (active 1905-1915) was a businessman and investor who entered into agreements with Jack London and Joseph J. Noel regarding the dramatic rights to The Sea Wolf. He also invested with Cecil B. DeMille in various productions of plays.
Extent
54 items in 3 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
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