"Top Secret Affair" movie script

"Top Secret Affair" movie script

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Kibbee, Roland, 1914-1984
Creator: Scott, Allan, 1906-1995
Creator: Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967).
Title: "Top Secret Affair" movie script
Dates: 1956
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms1022

Biographical/Historical Note

"Top Secret Affair", originally titled "Melville Goodwin, USA," was a 1956 product of Warner Brothers' United States Pictures, Inc. Produced by Martin Rackin and starring Susan Hayward (in private life Mrs. Eaton Chalkley of Carrollton, Georgia) and Kirk Douglas, the motion picture was based on characters from John P. Marquand's "Melville Goodwin, USA." The screenplay was written by Roland Kibbee and Allan Scott.


Scope and Content Note

Revised final script of the movie, dated 16 February, 1956, with manuscript note adding "to 11/10/56." Changes and dates of changes are included in the typescript. Accompanying the script are two still publicity photographs.


Index Terms

Douglas, Kirk, 1916-
Generals--United States--Drama.
Hayward, Susan, 1918-1975
Journalists--United States--Drama.
Marquand, John P., (John Phillips), 1893-1960 -- Melville Goodwin, USA
Photographs.
Rackin, Martin, 1918-1976
Screenplays.
Top secret affair (Motion picture)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

"Top Secret Affair" movie script, MS 1022. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Photocopying is not permitted.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Script, 1956
 
1Promotional photograph of Susan Hayward and Kirk Douglas in Top Secret Affair
 
1Still of Jim Backus as Col. Homer W. Gooch and Kirk Douglas as Maj. Gen. Melville A. Goodwin in Top Secret Affair