Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/405
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDS95-98.
  • Dates of Creation
      13 Sep 1944-5 Mar 1945
  • Physical Description
      4 pieces; 5 leaves.

Scope and Content

With Alastair Sim (1900-1976), Scottish actor, relating to: their work together in 1944, Sim's admiration for RD as a manager, and a misunderstanding between the men over the termination of Sim's contract in It Depends What You Mean at the Westminster. /4 is a typescript copy of a letter from Aubrey Blackburn (of RD's management company Christopher Mann Ltd) relating to this misunderstanding.

Manuscript and typescript.