Calder Willingham "Toscanini and Picasso" script

Calder Willingham "Toscanini and Picasso" script

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Willingham, Calder, 1922-1995
Title: Calder Willingham "Toscanini and Picasso" script
Dates: between 1940 and 1980
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 3488 to MS3491 housed together in 1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms3491(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Calder Willingham was an accomplished novelist, playwright, and screenwriter who created some of the most memorable characters in the American cinematic and literary canons. Characterized by raw sexual overtones, several of Willingham's novels are set in the South, with Georgia providing the backdrop for two of his novels, Eternal Fire and Rambling Rose. - "Calder Willingham." New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Retrieved December 9, 2010)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of an original 93 page mimeographed script of "How Tall is Toscanini" and "It Rained on my Picasso," two one-act plays bradbound in stiff maroon paper covers. Notations and corrections throughout in an unknown hand. On title page: Property of Norman Twain.

Index Terms

Authors, American--Georgia.
Plays (document genre)
Scripts (writing).
Willingham, Calder, 1922-1995

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Calder Willingham "Toscanini and Picasso" script. MS 3491(M). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

For other Calder Willingham collections in the Hargrett Library, see also Calder Willingham papers, MS 2443; "Rambling Rose" script, MS 3779; Calder Willingham "On the Yard" screenplay, MS 3351; Calder Willingham letter to Wesley Hartley, MS 3510; and Calder Willingham typescript and letter, MS 3696.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing