Title: George S. Pelton Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1905-1914,
Date (bulk): bulk 1912-1914
Pelton, George S.
Extent: 54 pieces
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George S Pelton (fl. 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. These agreements and investments were all the subject
of disputes, which are reflected in the correspondence contained in this collection.
- 1. Jack London and disagreements with London and with Joseph J Noel over the sale of the rights to
The Sea Wolf.
- 2. Cecil Blount DeMille and George S Pelton's efforts to recover money advanced for plays that were never produced.