Francis L. Sullivan papers

Francis L. Sullivan papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Sullivan, Francis L.
Title: Francis L. Sullivan papers
Dates: [circa 1923-1956]
Quantity: 2.6 Linear feet (3 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Francis L. Sullivan from ca. 1923-1956. Includes personal and professional photographs, movie stills and scripts, press clippings and a small amount of correspondence, relating to his stage and film career in Great Britain and the United States.
Coll. Number: ms1430

Biographical/Historical Note

Francis L. Sullivan was born in 1903 and died 1956 at the age of 53. He was a British character actor and later American film actor. He became a naturalized American citizen in his later years. He made his acting debut at age 18. He played Mr. Bumble in Oliver Twist (1948) and Phil Nosseross in the film noir Night and the City (1950). He won a Tony award in 1955.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Actors--Great Britain.
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States.
Scripts (documents)
Theater--Great Britain.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Francis L. Sullivan papers. MS 1430. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Press clippings, A
2Press clippings, B
3Press clippings, C
4Stonyhurst College Centennial Record
21Acting scripts The Bounty Court Martial
2Acting scripts Misalliance
3Acting scripts Skywriter Sketch
4Acting scripts Rosalind (Lux Video Theatre)
5Acting scripts Peril at End House
6Acting scripts Witness for the Prosecution
7Acting scripts The Soprano and the Piccolo Player
8Acting scripts Alibi
9Theatre Programs
31Photographs Professional; movie stills, A
2Photographs Professional; movie stills, B
3Photographs Professional; movie stills, C
4Photographs Professional; stage stills
5Photographs Professional; Sullivan alone in costume
41Photographs Personal and miscellaneous; Sullivan alone-- non-costume
2Photographs Personal and miscellaneous; Personal photographs
3Photographs Personal and miscellaneous; Photographs--friends (some identified)
OS BoxFolder
51-8Oversized photographs