James Riddle and Joyce Ford Papers, 1980-2018

Container Title
Dramatic writings
By Hershey
Box   4
Folder   23-24
“Alger Boy”
“Amorous Duchess”
Box   4
Folder   25
General
Box   15
Folder   2
Contract, 1939
Box   4
Folder   26
“Arson”
Note: Previously “My Double Life”.
Box   4
Folder   27
“At a Cafeteria”
Box   5
Folder   1
B title scripts
Box   5
Folder   2
Bandit Prince, 1928
Box   5
Folder   3
Bands
“Barber of Sayville”
Box   5
Folder   4
Contract, 1925
Box   5
Folder   5
“Make Me Beautiful”
Box   5
Folder   6
Boxing
Brown Danube
Note: Stills transferred to the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research (WCFTR).
Box   15
Folder   3
Contract, 1939
Box   5
Folder   7
Correspondence
Box   5
Folder   8
Miscellany
Box   5
Folder   9
Telegrams
Box   5
Folder   10
Script
Box   5
Folder   11
Playbills
Box   5
Folder   12a
Clippings
Box   5
Folder   12b
C title scripts
Caruso
Box   5
Folder   13
Proposal
Box   5
Folder   14-18
Correspondence, 1937-1947, 1951, undated
Box   5
Folder   19
Miscellany
Box   5
Folder   20
Story notes
Box   5
Folder   21
“Champagne Blond”
Box   5
Folder   22
“Chicago Touch”
Class Reunion
Box   15
Folder   4
Contracts, 1946-1947
Box   5
Folder   23
Alma Mahler Werfel correspondence
Box   5
Folder   24
General correspondence
Box   5
Folder   25
Dramatists Guild, 1947
Box   5
Folder   26
Clippings
Box   5
Folder   27
Finances
Box   5
Folder   28
Notes
Box   5
Folder   29
“Confidential”
Box   5
Folder   30
“Cupid & the Pink Slip”
Box   5
Folder   31
D-E titles
Box   5
Folder   32
D'Annunzio TV documentary, 1964
Box   5
Folder   33
“Dead Men's Bones”
Box   5
Folder   34
“Deadlock” (from “Women Get Away”)
Dealers in Death
Box   5
Folder   35-36
Scripts
Box   5
Folder   37
Publicity
Box   5
Folder   38
“Disk Jockey”
Box   5
Folder   39
“Dog Show,” with Georgette Carneal
Box   5
Folder   40
“Doll Girl”
Box   5
Folder   41
“Espionage” (for radio)
Box   5
Folder   42
Etting, Ruth
Box   5
Folder   43
“Excuse the Pardon”
Box   5
Folder   44
F-G titles
Box   5
Folder   45
“First Broadwayite,” 1958-1959
“Forty-seventh Precinct” (College Cops)
Box   5
Folder   46
Scripts
Box   6
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1939
Box   6
Folder   2
“Freedom of the Shes”
Box   6
Folder   3
“Gotham Fools” (for Bert Lahr)
Box   6
Folder   4
H titles
“Harbor Police”
Box   6
Folder   5
Alternate genres
Box   6
Folder   6
Motion picture
Box   6
Folder   7
Book fragments
Box   6
Folder   8
“Operation Hoodlum”
Box   6
Folder   9-10
Fragments
Box   6
Folder   11
“It's Greek to Me” (for Mark Hellinger)
Box   6
Folder   12
“Henry the Ape” (for Bert Lahr)
Box   6
Folder   13
“Her Excellency”
Box   6
Folder   14
“Her Wedding Nightmare”
Box   6
Folder   15
Hi-De-Ho (for Cab Calloway)
Box   6
Folder   16
“High Hattie”
Box   6
Folder   17
“High, Wide and Handsome”
Box   6
Folder   18
“Hocus Pocus”
Box   6
Folder   19
“Hotel Variety”
Box   6
Folder   20
Husing, Ted (“Sports Thrills”)
Box   6
Folder   21
I titles
Box   6
Folder   22
“Imitation of Romance”
Box   6
Folder   23
“Invasion,” Clippings and poster
Box   6
Folder   24
“John Paul Jones”
Note: Revisions by Hershey.
Box   6
Folder   25
“Jones Versus the Axis”
Box   6
Folder   26
“Just Elected”
Box   6
Folder   27
L titles
Box   6
Folder   28
“Lady Killer”
Box   6
Folder   29
Lambs Club sketch on movie censors
Box   6
Folder   30
“Last Man” (“Grandpa Wins his Medals”)
Box   6
Folder   31
“Legion of Women,” 1928
Box   6
Folder   32
“Let's Make Music”
Box   6
Folder   33
“Lipstick”
Box   6
Folder   34-38
Love Costs Money (“Here Goes the Bride”), 1933-1945
Box   6
Folder   39
M titles
Box   6
Folder   40
“A Man to Kill”
Box   6
Folder   41
“Manchu Eagle,” 1926
Box   6
Folder   42
“Marriage Wow”
Box   6
Folder   43
“Master of Ceremonies”
Box   6
Folder   44
“Meal Ticket”
Box   6
Folder   45
“Miss Jane and the Hitler Ghost”
Box   6
Folder   46
“Murder by Appointment”
Box   6
Folder   47
“Murder in the Pullman”
Box   6
Folder   48
N-O titles
Box   6
Folder   49
“Next War,” brochure
Box   6
Folder   50
“New Deal”
Box   6
Folder   51
“Okay, Colonel”
Box   6
Folder   52
“Old Time News Reel”
Box   6
Folder   53
“One Tenth of a Nation,” 1934
Box   6
Folder   54
P titles
Box   6
Folder   55
“Parades of Yesterday” (Lowell Thomas)
Box   6
Folder   56
Pearl, Jack
“Payoff in Sicily” (Assassins)
Box   6
Folder   57-59
Correspondence, 1944-1950, undated
Box   6
Folder   60
Background
Box   6
Folder   61
Narrative version
Box   6
Folder   62
Pay or Die clippings
Box   7
Folder   1
Petrosino research sources
Box   7
Folder   2
Pearl, Jack (“Meet the Baron”)
Box   15
Folder   5
“Plastered in Paris”
Box   7
Folder   3
“Platinum Blondes”
Box   7
Folder   4
Politics
Box   7
Folder   5
“Public Jitterbug #1” (for Hal Leroy)
“Reign of Terror” (Assassins)
Box   7
Folder   6
Novelette
Box   7
Folder   7
Sketch
Box   7
Folder   8
Reunion (an OPC skit?)
Box   7
Folder   9
“Revenge is Sweet”
Box   7
Folder   10
“Ripley's Believe it or Not”
Box   7
Folder   11
S titles
“Salvaged”
Box   15
Folder   6
Contract, 1931
Box   7
Folder   12
Correspondence, 1931-1932
Box   7
Folder   13
Short story
Box   7
Folder   14
Salvation Army, circa 1950
Box   7
Folder   15
“School for Scandal”
Box   10
Folder   68
“Sea Ghost” Script
Note: Lobby card transferred to WCFTR collection.
Box   7
Folder   16
“Shining Armor”
Box   7
Folder   17
“Skyriders” (for radio)
Box   7
Folder   18
“Soil Bound” (regarding Palestine)
Box   7
Folder   19
“Soldier Man”
Box   7
Folder   20
Speaking of Husbands
Box   7
Folder   21
“Stars of Yesterday”
Box   7
Folder   22
“Stool Pigeon”
Box   7
Folder   23
“Sweet Sixty”
Box   7
Folder   24
T titles
Box   7
Folder   25
“That Goes Double” (for Rudy Valee)
Box   7
Folder   26
“There's No Business” (book for a musical), 1940
Box   7
Folder   27
“There's No Fool” (for radio)
Box   7
Folder   28
“They Cover the Waterfront Again”
Box   7
Folder   29
“Thrills of Yesterday”
Box   7
Folder   30
“Trans-Atlantic Wife” (from “Girls We Met”)
Box   7
Folder   31
Travel
Box   7
Folder   32
“Three Spittoon System”
Untitled script materials by Burnet Hershey
Box   7
Folder   33
General
Box   7
Folder   34
Ahearn, Charlie
Box   7
Folder   35
Arbuckle, Fatty
Box   7
Folder   36
Bergen, Edgar
Box   7
Folder   37
Cabot, Bruce
Box   7
Folder   38
Dempsey, Jack
Box   7
Folder   39
Gibbons, Floyd
Box   7
Folder   40
Houston, Tex
Box   7
Folder   41
Howard, Shemp
Box   7
Folder   42
Jodels, Charles and George Givot
Box   7
Folder   43
Juvenile delinquency
Box   7
Folder   44
Marx Brothers
Box   7
Folder   45
“Useless Charlie”
Box   7
Folder   46
Van Dine mystery scripts
Box   16
Clipping scrapbook
Box   7
Folder   47
Campus mystery
Box   7
Folder   48
Circus mystery
Box   7
Folder   49
Clyde mystery, circa 1930
Box   7
Folder   50
Crane poison case
Box   7
Folder   51
Insurance murder mystery
Box   7
Folder   52
Penthouse mystery
Box   7
Folder   53
Pullman murder mystery
Box   7
Folder   54
Skull murder
Box   7
Folder   55
Studio mystery
Box   7
Folder   56
Symphony murder
Box   7
Folder   57
Trans-Atlantic mystery
Box   7
Folder   58
Wall Street mystery
Box   7
Folder   59
Weekend mystery
Box   7
Folder   60
Fragments
Box   7
Folder   61
Vaudeville
Box   7
Folder   62
“Virtuoso”
Box   7
Folder   63
“War to End Wars,” 1963
Box   7
Folder   64
“War Tomorrow”
Box   7
Folder   65
“Weaver and the Weevil”
Box   7
Folder   66
“What, No Women?”
Box   7
Folder   67
“The World Today” (with Elsa Maxwell)
Box   7
Folder   68
World's Affairs shorts, 1940
Box   7
Folder   69
Y titles
Box   7
Folder   70
Yacht Club Boys
Box   8
Folder   1-2
Folder numbers not used
By others
Box   8
Folder   3
Andrews, Martin
Box   8
Folder   4
Auginbaugh, William
Box   8
Folder   5
Beahan, Charles
Box   8
Folder   6
Beck, Sherman
Box   8
Folder   7
Benson, Guy
Box   8
Folder   8
Breslow, Patrick, & Marks (“Sing and Be Happy,” 1937)
Box   8
Folder   9
Bruton, Louise
Box   8
Folder   10-11
Farrow & Levien (“The Sword and the Cross,” Samuel Bronston Production, 1959)
Gaylor, Judith
Box   8
Folder   12
“Grain of Mustard Seed,” (for television)
Box   8
Folder   13
“Let There Be Light,” 1954
Box   8
Folder   14
Genet, Ira (Floyd Gibbons series)
Box   8
Folder   15
Gordon, Robert (“Music to Dream On”)
Box   8
Folder   16
Hammett, Marion
Box   8
Folder   17
Henley, Jack
Box   8
Folder   18
Herald, George (Tatiana story)
Box   8
Folder   19
Hugh, Herbert
Box   8
Folder   20
Isaacs, Edith
Box   8
Folder   21
Jochem, Frederick
Box   8
Folder   22
Johnson, Nunnally
Box   8
Folder   23
Lambert, Glen
Box   8
Folder   24
Lewis, Sam
Box   8
Folder   25
Lindas, Andrew
Box   8
Folder   26
Lory, Jacques
Box   8
Folder   27
McCardell, Roy
Box   8
Folder   28
McOwen, Bernard
Mearson, Lyon
Box   8
Folder   29
General
Box   8
Folder   30
“Love in a Pantechikon”
Otvos, A. Dorian
Box   8
Folder   31
General
Box   8
Folder   32
“Bright Sayings”
Box   15
Folder   7
“Breach of Promise”
Box   8
Folder   33
Rauh, Stanley
Box   15
Folder   8
Robinson, Casey
Box   8
Folder   34
Ross, Betty
Ruby, Herman
Box   8
Folder   35
General
Box   8
Folder   36
Naggers series
Box   8
Folder   37
Schell, Jack
Box   8
Folder   38
Singer, Dolph
Box   8
Folder   39
Solomon, Louis
Box   8
Folder   40
Stanley, Edwin
Box   8
Folder   41
Stiffler, Ronal-Bel
Box   8
Folder   42
Sullivan, Wallace
Box   8
Folder   43
Trell, Max
Box   15
Folder   9
Vance, Louis J.
Box   8
Folder   44
Wiles, Frank
By unidentified authors
Box   8
Folder   45
A
Box   8
Folder   46
Amos 'n' Andy
Box   8
Folder   47
Fatty Arbuckle
Box   8
Folder   48
Ates, Roscoe (Officer's Mess)
Box   8
Folder   49
B
Box   8
Folder   50-51
“Barbeque Bits” (Pasquale & Shmaltzheimer)
Box   8
Folder   52
Bergen, Edgar
Box   8
Folder   53
Berkes & O'Donnell
Box   8
Folder   54-56
C-E
Box   8
Folder   57
Easy Aces
Box   8
Folder   58-59
F-G
Box   8
Folder   60
Garland, Beverly, multiple scripts for Decoy television series, 1957
Box   8
Folder   61
H
Box   9
Folder   1
Haley, Jack
Box   9
Folder   2
Howard, Shemp
Box   9
Folder   3-4
I-J
Box   9
Folder   5
Janney, Leon
Box   9
Folder   6-7
K-L
Box   9
Folder   8
Leroy, Hal
Box   9
Folder   9
M
Box   9
Folder   10
“Men of La Mancha”
Box   9
Folder   11
Helen Morgan
Box   9
Folder   12-13
N-O
Box   9
Folder   14
Pearl, Jack
Box   9
Folder   15
Penner, Joe
Box   9
Folder   16
“Perfect Circle”
Box   9
Folder   17-19
P-S
Box   9
Folder   20
Smith & Dale
Box   9
Folder   21
Savage Gold (Dyott's expedition to head hunters in Ecuador)
Box   9
Folder   22
T
Box   9
Folder   23
Trahan, Al
Box   9
Folder   24
U-V
Box   9
Folder   25
Van Dyne
Box   9
Folder   26
W
Box   9
Folder   27
Waring, Fred
Box   9
Folder   28a
Waters, Ethel
Box   9
Folder   28b
“We Went by Trailer”
Box   9
Folder   29
Winchell, Walter
Box   9
Folder   30
Miscellaneous scripts
Box   9
Folder   31
Untitled, unidentified script materials