Tobacco Road movie scripts

Tobacco Road movie scripts

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Johnson, Nunnally
Title: Tobacco Road movie scripts
Dates: 1940-1941
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet (1 box)
Coll. Number: ms3706

Biographical/Historical Note

Nunnally Hunter Johnson (1897-1977) born in Columbus, Georgia, was first a journalist and writer of short stories. He later moved to Hollywood where he worked as a scriptwriter and everntually a writer, producer, and director of motion pictures. He wrote the Tobacco Road screenplay for the movie released in 1941. The screenplay was adapted from Erskine Caldwell's novel and Jack Kirkland's play of the same name.

Scope and Content Note

Two bound scripts for the film Tobacco Road, based on the screenplay by Nunnally Johnson. One script is a temporary script while the other is a continuity and dialogue script.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Tobacco Road movie scripts, ms 3706. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections: Erskine Caldwell papers, ms 1156 and Nunnally Johnson letter to Jimmy Starr, ms 3372.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Temporary script, Nov. 6, 1940
2Continuity and dialogue script, February 24, 1941