Cuttings book

Scope and Content

Labelled with the date 1937 on the front cover, but actually covering a five-year period. The cuttings are arranged in very broad chronological order, and topics covered include: A Sleeping Clergyman (1933); Cash (1933); The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933); Mary Read (1934); The Count of Monte Cristo (1934); The Thirty-Nine Steps (1935); The Ghost Goes West (1935); RD's legal battle with Warner Brothers (1935); the birth of RD's son Brian in 1936; plans for Hitchcock film Sabotage in 1936; Knight Without Armour (1936-7); general speculation about film projects with which RD's name was linked during 1937; plans for The Citadel (from September 1937); some general articles on film; a few articles by RD himself; and some interviews with him.