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Carl Foreman, blacklisted writer whose credits include The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) appears before HUAC (House Committee on Un-American Activities), 1951.

The collections in the Writers Guild Foundation Archive include writers from the dawn of cinema, early radio, the Golden Age of Television, and current writers for film, television, radio and new media.

The archival holdings consist mainly of scripts, annotated drafts and production material, but may include oral histories, photographs, correspondence and ephemera.

The archive also collects materials from Writers Guild Foundation events and Writers Guild of America West programs, awards and historical records.

Browse our cataloged collections or search some of our holdings listed at the Online Archive of California (OAC).

In addition to writers, the listing contains producers, directors, executives, WGA staff and other industry professionals who have materials in the collections. If you are unable to locate a writer in the listing, materials may be part of other collections or unprocessed.

Please contact the WGF Archive for more information.

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