Edna Ferber Papers, 1910-1977

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Today's Children (Regular Commercial Series), 1932 August-1937 December
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1932-1933 scripts, advertising papers, and Episodes 50-126
Note

Episode 50, 1932 August 26

Episode 65, 1932 September 16

Episode 71, 1932 September 26: See also Chain Episode 38, 1933 July 5

Episode 87-91, 1932 October 18-October 24

Episode 118, 1932 November 30

Episode 120, 1932 December 2

Episode 126, 1932 December 12

Audition Scripts, 1932 October 24 and 1932 October?

Letter for Advertising Mailing list, 1932 Fall

Suggested Sponsor/Story tie-in, 1932 Fall

Episode Rough draft, 1932 November 14

Sponsor's reply, 1932 November 17

Advertising copy, 193, December 20-22

Letter to Sponsor, 1933 January 4

Sponsorship cancelled, 1933 January 17

Proposed advertising copy, 1933?

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Episode 170, 1933 February 13 and 223-235, 237-245, , 1933 May
Note

Episode 223, final draft, annotated, April 28

Episode 224, final draft, annotated, April 27

Episode 225, final draft, annotated, May 2

Episode 228, Pillsbury begins sponsorship

Episode 232, Mother's Day, final draft, May 2

Episode 242, final draft, May 25

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Episode 246-266, 1933 June
Note

Episode 259; June 20, included in Chain Episode 45, 1933 July 14

Episode 263; June 27, corresponds to Chain Episode 69, 1933 August 17

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Episode 268-269, 272-287, 1933 July
Note

Episode 268, July 4, corresponds to Chain Episode for 1933 July 4

Episode 283; July 25, Final draft, commercials included, July 24

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Episode 287-290, 292-310, 1933 August
Note

Episode 287, August 1, corresponds to Chain Episode 70, 1933 August 18

Episode 289, August 3, corresponds to Chain Episode 71, 1933 August 21

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Episode 311-331, 1933 September
Note

Special World's Fair Program, 1933 September 8, Rough draft, , undated

Episode 317; September 11, commercial copy introduction

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Episode 332-353, 1933 October
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Episode 354-367, 369-375, 1933 November
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Episode 376-377, 379-381, 383-384, 387-396; 1933 December
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Script outlines, annotated, Episodes 401-405, 1934 January 8-12
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Episodes 411-415, 1934 January 18-25
Note: In folder with Script outlines.
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Episode 396-399, 401-402, 404-409, 411-415, 1934 January
Note

Episode 396, Final draft, annotated, 1933 December 21

Episode 401, Final draft, annotated, 1934 January 4

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Episode 419-434, 436-438, 1934 February
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Episode 439, 441-449, 451-460, 1934 March
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Episode 461-467, 469-481, 1934 April
Note

Episode 464, April 5, Final draft, March 29

Episode 467, April 10, Final draft, April 2

Episode 469, April 12, Final draft, April 7

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Episode 482-500, 503-504, 1934 May
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Episode 505-525, 1934 June
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Episode 526-547, 1934 July
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Episode 548-570, 1934 August
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Episode 571-590, 1934 September
Note: Episode 585, September 21, two different scripts
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Episode 591-613, 1934 October
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Episode 614-634, 1934 November
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Episode 635-655, 1934 December
Note

Episode 635, December 3, two different scripts

Episode 649, December 21, Final draft, annotated

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Episode 656-678, 1935 January
Note: Episode 660, January 7, two different scripts
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Episode 699-719, 1935 March
Note: Episode 715; March 25, two different scripts
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Episode 721-741, 1935 April
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Episode 742-764, 1935 May
Note: Episode 748; May 9, two scripts, annotated
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Episode 765-770, 772-784, 1935 June
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Pillsbury Advertising: Correspondence and copy, 1933-1935
Audition script #1, 1933 April 5
Audition script #2, 1933 April 5
Phillips' contract with Pillsbury, 1933 September 11
Advertising flyer , [1935?]
Storyline format , [1935?]
Storyline format, revised [1935?]
Storyline: format, re-revised [1935?]
Storyline format, final draft [1935?]
Storyline, printed copy [1935?]
Letter from Walter Wicker, 1935 March 19
Letter from Walter Wicker regarding Storyline synopsis, 1935, March 29
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Episode 785-807, 1935 July
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Episode 808-829, 1935 August
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Episode 830-850, 1935 September
Note: Episodes 841, September 17 - 844, September 20; and 846, September 24 - 849, September 27 include second drafts also
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Episode 851-873, 1935 October
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Episode 874-894, 1935 November
Note: Episode 878, November 7, and 884, November 15, include second drafts also
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Episode 895-911, 913-916, 1935 December
Note: Episode 903, December 12, annotated by Wicker/Phillips
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Episode 917-939, 1936 January
Note: Episode 921, January 7, includes second draft, annotated
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Episode 940-949, 952, 954-956, 958-959, 1936 February
Note

Episode 954, February 21, includes second draft, annotated

Episode 958, February 27, Final draft, February 26 and Alternate script, undated

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Episode 960-981, 1936 March
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Episode 982-1003, 1936 April
Note: Episode 1000, Anniversary Speech, Final draft, April 22
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Episode 1004-1012, 1014-1024, 1936 May
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Episode 1025-1046, 1936 June
Note: Episode 1035-1038, June 15-18, alternate scripts, not used
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Episode 1047-1069, 1936 July
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Episode 1070-1077, 1079-1090, 1936 August
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Episode 1091-1112, 1936 September
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Episode 1113-1134, 1936 October
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Episode 1135-1154, 1936 November
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Episode 1155-1171, 1173-1176, 1936 December
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Episode 1177-1197, 1937 January
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Episode 1198-1217, 1937 February
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Episode 1218-1239, 1937 March
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Episode 1240-1257, 1259, 1261, 1937 April
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Episode 1262-1282, 1937 May
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Episode 1283-1303, 1937 June
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Episode 1305-1326, 1937 July
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Episode 1327-1348, 1937 August
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Episode 1349-1351, 1353-1370, 1937 September
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Episode 1371-1391, 1937 October
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Episode 1392-1400; 1402-1413, 1937 November
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Episode 1415-1438, 1937 December
Note

Episode 425, Final draft, December 10

Episode 426, Final draft, December 14

Episode 433, December 24, See also Episode 649, December 21

Episode 437?, 1938, January 3, conclusion of Today's Children, lead-in script to Woman in White