Agnes Moorehead Papers, 1923-1974

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Title: Agnes Moorehead Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1923-1974

  • Moorehead, Agnes, 1900-1974
Call Number: U.S. Mss 161AN

Quantity: 67.0 c.f. (70 archives boxes and 92 flat boxes)

Wisconsin Historical Society Archives / Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
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Papers of Agnes Moorehead, a prominent actress known for her work in radio, television, motion pictures, and theater. Over half the collection is comprised of scrapbooks, 1928-1973, containing correspondence and fan mail, clippings, programs, photographs, and memorabilia. Prominent correspondents include Norman Corwin, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Paul Gregory, Helen Hayes, Mary McCarthy, and Aaron Spelling. Several volumes are devoted to particular roles including her appearances in Citizen Kane, Don Juan in Hell, Journey Into Fear, The Magnificent Ambersons, and Mrs. Parkington.

Language: English

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