Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contains early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. Highlights include the guild applications of Dashiell Hammett, Lillian Hellman and Dorothy Parker, and materials related to industry strikes and the lead-up to the Blacklist. Cataloging has not been completed on this collection. For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Item Date: June 1945 - October 1948
Vault Section B,
Content Notes:The Screen Writer was the journal for the Screen Writers' Guild from June 1945 to October 1948. Contributors included writers as well as directors and other film professionals, such as James M. Cain, Raymond Chandler, Philip Dunne, Lillian Hellman, George S. Kaufman, Howard Koch, Fritz Lang, Jean Renoir, and William Wyler. For information on specific issues and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive. The journals have been digitized by the Media History Digital Library.