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O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984.

"Martinique: An Original Screenplay"

1940 June 13

Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F536A

Creator: O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984.

Title: "Martinique: An Original Screenplay"

Inclusive Dates: 1940 June 13

Extent: 1 item (58 pp.)

Abstract: Preliminary draft of screen play for "Martinique" by Irish author Liam O'Flaherty. This is a ribbon copy bearing the stamp of the Screen Writers Guild, Inc.

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F536A, Liam O'Flaherty, "Martinique: An Original Screenplay," Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


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Purchase, 1996.


Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.

The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Irish author Liam O'Flaherty (1896–1984) is primarily known for his short stories and novels.


"O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896–1984." Literature Online. (accessed March 29, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a typescript carbon of "Martinique: An Original Screenplay" by Liam O'Flaherty. This is a ribbon copy of the screenplay. It is pressure-pin bound with a cover that states that it is a "Preliminary Draft." The screenplay consists of an introduction (labeled "Notes") followed by the script. On pages 2 and 49 (of the introductory notes), there is a stamp that indicates that the screenplay is registered with the Screen Writers Guild, Inc..

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English drama--Irish authors--20th century--Sources.
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Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Detailed Contents List

"Martinique: An Original Screenplay" , 1940 June 13   [Box 34 F536A]

Typescript carbon screenplay (ribbon copy), 58 pages.