- Jones, James Earl
- Call number
- Sc MG 330
- Physical description
- .2 linear feet
- Preferred Citation
- James Earl Jones collection, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Actor (born in 1931) appearing in numerous films, television and the theater. Some of the many titles of productions in which he was featured are "The Great White Hope" (for which he received a Tony Award), "Dr. Strangelove," "River Niger," "The Cherry Orchard," "Of Mice and Men," and many Shakespearean plays. Correspondence between James Earl Jones and Errol John regarding a film Jones had hoped to do. The film, based on John Fuller's book "The Interrupted Journey," would have been about Betty and Barney Hill's account of their encounter with a UFO and their "abduction" by the inhabitants of the UFO, which took place in New Hampshire. Also included are a script for "The Interrupted Journey," and an article and Jones' notes for the film.
Source of acquisitionGift, Rosen, Marvin, 07/--/84
Using the collection
LocationSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
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