University of Delaware Library

Simon, Neil.

Chapter Two : screenplay and letter

1979–1980


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F845


Creator: Simon, Neil.


Title: Chapter Two : screenplay and letter


Inclusive Dates: 1979–1980


Extent: 2 items (132 p., 1 p.)


Abstract: This photographically duplicated typescript of Chapter Two, written by American playwright Neil Simon, is accompanied by a promotional letter.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F845, Neil Simon, Chapter Two : screenplay and letter, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

F845: Shelved in SPEC MSS 099

Location

Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Purchase, May 2009.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, June 2009.


The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library, http://www.lib.udel.edu/cgi-bin/askspec.cgi


Biographical Note

Award winning American playwright Neil Simon was born July 4, 1927, in the Bronx, New York.

Sources:

"Neil Simon." Contemporary Authors Online (reproduced in Biography Resource Center). http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC (accessed December 2007).


Scope and Content Note

This photographically duplicated typescript of Chapter Two, written by American playwright Neil Simon, is accompanied by a promotional letter.

The typescript is dated April 1979 but includes revision pages dated as late as August 11, 1979. The front cover is signed by Neil Simon. Laid in the screenplay is a typed letter, signed, by David Forbes, vice president of marketing at Rastar Films, to Kim Garfield of United Features. In the letter dated January 11, 1980, Forbes forwards this copy of the screenplay and describes its promotional status.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Simon, Neil.
Corporate Names
Rastar Films, Inc.
Topical Terms
Romantic comedy films––20th century––Sources.
American drama––20th century––Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Screenplays.
Letters (correspondence)
Occupation
Screen writers.
Personal Contributors
Forbes, David M.

Related Materials in this Repository

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

MSS 485, Richard Hoffman Neil Simon collection, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.


Detailed Contents List

Chapter Two : screenplay, April 1979   [Box 58 F845]

1 item (132 p.)

David Forbes letter to Kim Garfield, 1980 January 11   [Box 58 F845]

1 item (1 p.)