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Sullivan, Mark X. mss., ca. 1930-1952

Summary Information

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
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Sullivan, Mark X.

Sullivan, Mark X. mss., ca. 1930-1952

Collection No.
LMC 2743

26 items

Materials are in English.

The Sullivan, Mark X. mss., ca. 1930-1952, consist of 16mm. reels of film featuring actress Miriam Hopkins (1902-1972).

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Miriam Hopkins (1902-1972) was born in Savannah, GA and went to college at Goddard Seminary (now Goddard College) in Plainfield, VT and Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. She began her career in show business as a chorus girl in New York City and quickly established herself on Broadway. Her first Hollywood film role was in Fast and Loose (1930). Hopkins went on to star in The Smiling Lieutenant (1931), with Maurice Chevalier; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), with Fredric March; Dancers in the Dark (1932), with George Raft; Two Kinds of Women (1932); Trouble in Paradise (1932); Design for Living (1933), with March again, as well as Gary Cooper, and directed by Ernst Lubitsch; The Story of Temple Drake (1933); Becky Sharp (1935), for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress; and The Old Maid (1939), with her rival Bette Davis. Hopkins turned to supporting roles in both movies and television later in her career, including The Heiress (1949), starring Olivia de Havilland and Montgomery Clift, and directed by William Wyler; and The Chase (1966), starring Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda and Robert Redford, and directed by Arthur Penn.

Scope and Content Note

Films included in this collection are One Night of Love, Two Kinds of Women, Old Maid, Trouble in Paradise, Desert Crossing, and The Flying Nun.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 2011
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], Mark X. mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Processing Information
Processed by Craig Simpson.

Completed in 2011

Sullivan, Mark X. mss., ca. 1930-1952

Box 1 One Night of Love

(2 reels)

Two Kinds of Women

(2 reels)

Box 2 Old Maid

(2 reels)

Trouble in Paradise

(2 reels)

Box 3 Desert Crossing

The Flying Nun

The Ray Milland Show, "Professor Meets the Author"

Box 4 Classic Film Trailers

Hollywood on Parade

Poor Cinderella