Scope and arrangement
The Dorothy Fields scripts consist mainly of scripts for musical plays and films with lyrics and/or librettos written by Dorothy Fields. Musicals written by Fields include A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1951), Sweet Charity (1966) and Seesaw (1973). Some unproduced projects with lyrics by Fields are also here, such as Love Insurance, Keep It in the Family and A Smiling Spring.
There are also scripts for the many musicals Fields wrote librettos for, in collaboration with her brother, Herbert Fields, such as Let's Face It (1941), Something for the Boys (1943), Mexican Hayride (1944), Annie Get Your Gun (1946), Up in Central Park (1947), Arms and the Girl (1950) and Redhead (1959). Fields also provided her own lyrics for some of these projects.
Also here are projects written by Herbert Fields such as stage productions like Hit the Deck (1927), DuBarry Was a Lady (1939) and Panama Hattie (1940. His screenplays include The Hot Heiress (1931), Let's Fall in Love (1933), Mississippi (1935), People Will Talk (1935), Hands Across the Table (1935), Ship Cafe (1935) and Love Before Breakfast (1936).
The Dorothy Fields scripts are arranged alphabetically, by title.