Charles A., Elizabeth, and Charles E. Kading Papers, 1893-1976

Contents List

Container Title
Box   1
Series: General correspondence, 1921 - 1952, December 12
Series: Plays
Box   1
Bed of Roses, a comedy with songs, n.d.
Two outlines
Box   1
Command Performance, musical, before 1938
Outline
Box   1
The Dazzling Hour, with José Ferrer, adapted from L'Heure Eblouissante, 1953
Correspondence, lyrics, clipping, script, programs
The Dealer's Name Was George - see screenplay series
French Quarter, musical - see screenplay series; filed as The Dealer's Name Was George
God's Front Porch - see novel series
Hold Back the Dawn - see novel series
I Know You - see screenplay series
Box   1
The Kansas City Milkman, adapted from novel by Reynolds Packard, uncompleted, n.d.
Notes and drafts
The Long Dream, adapted from novel by Richard Wright, 1961
Box   1
Correspondence
Box   2
Notes and drafts
Box   3
Script, miscellaneous papers
Volume   11
Scrapbook of clippings and programs, 1960 Jan. 14-March 5
Look Homeward, Angel, adapted from novel by Thomas Wolfe, 1957
Box   3
Correspondence
Box   4
Drafts, rehearsal script, foreign productions
Box   5
Foreign productions, clippings, miscellaneous papers
Volume   5
Annotated copy of novel, c. 1956
Volume   9
Souvenir book presented by Berlin cast, 1958, October 7
Volume   12
Scrapbook of clippings, programs, and photographs, 1957 - 1958
Mr. Sycamore, adapted from story by Robert Ayre, 1942
Box   5
Correspondence, scripts
Box   6
Scripts, clippings, programs, miscellaneous papers
Volume   13
Scrapbook of clippings, programs, souvenirs of tryouts and Broadway, compiled by “Alice Jane,” 1942, September 9 - November 20
Volume   14
Scrapbook of clippings, 1942, September - November
October Island, musical adapted from novel by William March, 1953 - 1958
Box   6
Notes, drafts, outlines, contract, clippings
Box   6
TV script
Volume   7
Annotated copy of novel, c. 1953
Subways are for Sleeping, with Jules Styne, Comden and Green, a musical adapted from novel by Edmund Love (Ketti Frings later withdrew,) 1959
Box   6
Correspondence and notes
Volume   8
Annotated copy of novel, c. 1959
Trouble in the Flesh, adapted from novel by Max Wylie, unproduced, 1960
Box   7
Drafts
Box   7
Draft for TV play
2600 Miles - see The Wedding Present
The Wall Outside - see short story series
Box   7
The Wedding Present, TV play, n.d. (two versions)
Whippersnapper- see The Long Dream
Box   7
Correspondence concerning contracts with film studios, 1943, December 21 - 1955, December 22
Box   7
Agreements with Paramount Studios, 1939, 1941
Series: Screenplays
About Mrs. Leslie, adapted from novel by Vina Delmar, 1953 - 1954
Box   7
Correspondence, drafts
Volume   1
Annotated copy of novel, c. 1953
Box   7
All-Out Arlene, 1944
Draft
Box   7
Arise, My Love, 1940
Scenario, resume
Box   8
Be Still, My Love, 1948
Drafts
Box   8
The Bells of St. Mary's, 1944
Notes and clippings
Box   8
Beyond Tomorrow, 1956
Screenplay
Box   8
Blonde Venus, 1941
Scenario, drafts
Box   8
Burlesque, uncompleted, n.d.
Partial draft
Box   8
China Sky, 1942
Draft
Box   9
Come Back, Little Sheba, adapted from play by William Inge, 1951 - 1953
Correspondence, outline, notes, draft, screenplay, clippings, miscellaneous papers
Box   9
Come Dream with Me, adapted from story “Free Surprise Gift” by F. Eisenberg, 1945 - 1946
Correspondence, scenarios
The Dealer's Name Was George, 1940 - 1952
Box   9
Correspondence, published story “The Man who Waited,” notes and papers draft and resume for screenplay
Box   10
Screenplay
Box   10
Outline for musical “French Quarter”
Box   10
Drafts for play
Box   10
Dishonored Lady, 1945
Draft and clipping
Box   10
Dust Storm, uncompleted?, before 1938
Scenario
Box   10
Elephant Walk, with John Lee Mahin, 1953
Screenplay
Box   11
Exclusive Model, 1950 - 1951
Correspondence, drafts, screenplay
Box   11
The File on Thelma Jordon, 1948 - 1949
Draft, screenplay
Foxfire, adapted from novel by Anya Seton, 1953 - 1954
Box   11
Contract, screenplay
Volume   3
Annotated copy of novel, c. 1953
Flight from Fear or The Flight -see short story series “Flight from Fear”
Free Surprise Gift - see Come Dream with Me
Box   11
Government Girl, uncompleted?, 1941
Scenarios
Box   12
Guest in the House, 1944
Screenplay, photo, clipping
House of Mist, adapted from novel by Farrar Straus, 1948
Box   12
Notes, screenplay
Volume   4
Annotated copy of novel, c. 1948
Box   12
Husbands Are Funny People - see short story series
Box   12
I Know You, from an idea by Fritz Rotter, 1945 - 1949
Correspondence, story line, notes
Papers concerning suit against Selznick and Vanguard
Draft for play
Notes, typescript, published short story
Box   13
I Love You Truly, 1946
Correspondence, notes, scenario, screenplay
Box   13
Just a False Alarm, comedy short with Sylvia Harris, 1935
Correspondence, scenario
Box   13
Love's to Blame, with Sylvia Harris, n.d.
Screenplay
Box   13
Magic Lady, 1952
Draft
Matador, from novel by Barnaby Conrad, 1955
Box   13
Notes, screenplay
Volume   6
Annotated copy of novel, c. 1955
Box   13
May the Best Wife Win, 1952
Two drafts
Box   13
Miss Grant Takes Richmond, 1942
Scenario
Box   14
Porgy and Bess, from musical by Heywood and Gershwin, n.d.
Rough draft, screenplay
Box   14
Portrait of a Courtezan, incomplete?, 1934 - 1944
Correspondence, story line
Box   14
Princes of the Road, 1937 - 1953
Notes, outlines
Return Fare, 1960 - 1961
Box   14
First drafts
Box   15
Drafts, screenplay, miscellaneous papers
Box   15
Serpent in the Sun, uncompleted, n.d.
Notes
The Shrike, from play by Joseph Kramm, 1954
Box   15
Notes, contract
Box   16
Draft, screenplay
Box   16
Stop, Thief!, uncompleted, n.d.
Outline
Box   16
The Story of Jan Hubay, with Samson R. Diamond, before 1938
Outlines
Box   16
Susan's Affairs, 1943
Story lines
Ticket of Leave - see The Wall Outside
Box   16
The Wall Outside, 1948 - 1949
Correspondence, notes, drafts, screenplay
Play script
Box   17
Weekend of a Private Secretary, before 1938
Variations of story line
Box   17
Story for Leo McCary to star Bing Crosby, notes c. 1944
Box   17
Untitled screenplay scenario, before 1938
Box   17
Untitled screenplay typescript, before 1938
Box   17
Idea for movie, n.d.
By Love Possessed, adapted from novel by James Gould Cozens, unproduced, (produced screenplay is by other authors,) 1958 - 1961
Box   17
Correspondence, pages, notes
Box   18
Drafts
Volume   2
Annotated copy of novel, c. 1958
Script analyses for Hal Wallis
Box   19
Beggars are Coming to Town, 1945, January 1
Box   19
The Gentle Sin, 1946, August 1
Series: Short Stories
Box   19
Correspondence with agents concerning short stories, 1939, August 10 - 1954, July 8
Box   19
“Adam Brindle Goes Free”, n.d. (two versions)
Box   19
“After a While”, n.d.
Typescript
“At the Will and Pleasure” - see “Happily for a Little While”
“The Decision” - see “Happily for a Little While”
Box   19
“Flight from Fear”, 1947 - 1957
Story
Screenplay The Flight, synopsis, draft
Novel Let the Devil Catch You
Box   20
“Happily for a Little While”, 1940 - 1941
Correspondence, two versions
Box   20
“His Wife's Kiss”, 1952
Correspondence, draft, typescript, published story
Box   20
“Husbands are Funny People”, 1942
Correspondence, notes, draft, synopsis, novelette
“I Know You” - see screenplay series
Box   20
“If It's True that Morning Shows the Day”, 1945
Correspondence, typescript
Box   20
“In the Lady's Shadow”, n.d.
Typescript
Box   20
“In Times Like These”, 1942
Correspondence, typescript, published story
Box   20
“The Last Voyage”, n.d.
Typescript
Box   20
“The Lonely Hall”, 1953
Correspondence, draft, typescript
Box   20
“The Man Who Waited” - see screenplay series The Dealer's Name was George
Box   20
“Matinee”, n.d.
Box   20
“Our Christmas”, 1922
Typescript
Box   20
“The Philanthropist”, n.d.
Typescript
Box   20
“The Red Sash”, 1941 - 1953
Correspondence, typescript, published story, agreement for rights, clippings
Box   20
“The Sensitive Sailor”, n.d.
Three typescripts
Box   20
“The Spoiled Brats”, 1954
Correspondence, two versions
Box   20
“Strangers--And the Christmas Spirit”, 1925
Published story
“Symphony with Csardas Sauce” - see “The Red Sash”
Box   20
“Today Is Theirs”, n.d.
Typescript
“We Took Them Along” - see notes in box 24, trip to Europe with children
Box   21
“Window on the Park”, 1945
Correspondence, typescript
Box   21
Early stories, variations on carhop named “Curls”, n.d.
Box   21
Early stories, n.d.
Series: Novels
God's Front Porch, 1943 - 1946
Box   21
Correspondence, contracts, typescripts, pages
Box   21
Play, first draft
Box   22
Scrapbook pages, miscellaneous papers, clippings
Hold Back the Dawn, 1939 - 1959
Box   22
Correspondence, book jacket
Box   22
Film contracts, scenarios, screenplay
Box   23
Musical drafts
Box   23
Clippings
Volume   10
Scrapbook of clippings and correspondence, 1940 - 1941
Let the Devil Catch You - see short story “Flight from Fear”
Box   23
Mercury Jones, incompleted novel, n.d.
Correspondence, drafts
Box   23
The Red Circle, incomplete short novel, c. 1952
Draft and pages
Series: Miscellany
Box   23
Correspondence concerning fan magazine articles, 1937, February 25 and 1939, June 20
Box   23
Miscellaneous articles and notes for fan magazines, confession magazines, etc., before 1938
Box   24
Overell trial, projected story, 1947 - 1948
Notes and newspaper articles
Cloak of Innocence, magazine serial, draft and notes
Box   24
Idea for story on life of Carlos Gardel, 1954
Correspondence
Box   24
Idea for story, n.d.
Box   24
Notes on trip to Europe with children, idea for story, n.d.
Box   24
Short grade school writings, c. 1920
Box   24
Song lyrics, 1960 - 1962
Correspondence, notes, music, lyrics
Box   24
Advertising copy, c. 1931 - 1934
Package   1
Advertising copy, continued
Box   25
The Umbrella, play by Bertrand Castelli and Raphael Hollander, produced by Ketti Frings, 1962
Scripts, miscellaneous papers
Box   25
Unidentified photos, n.d.
Box   25
Miscellaneous clippings, 1925 - 1952
Box   25
Honors and awards, 1959
Box   25
Biographical material, 1944 - 1961