Miscellaneous

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Includes articles, sketches, correspondence and reviews, notably a collection of letters relating to an exhibition of Beaton's work at the National Portrait Gallery."Beaton Portraits: 1928 - 1968" was organised by the Gallery's then Director, Sir Roy Strong, in 1968. A more recent exhibition of Beaton's work was held at the National Portrait Gallery in 2004. In addition, the file includes correspondence relating to the musical fantasy film, 'On a Clear Day You Can See Forever', released in June 1970. Adapted from Alan Lerner's book for the original stage production (1965), the screenplay for "On a Clear Day" was written by Lerner, with costumes designed by Beaton. It was directed by Vincente Minnelli and starred Barbara Streisand as Daisy Gamble. The producer was Howard W. Koch.

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