Literary: correspondence on copyright matters and seeking permission to quote from "The Story of the Malakand Field Force", "The River War", "Savrola", "My African Journey", and "Marlborough: His Life and Times".

Reference code: CHUR 4/33

Part of: CHUR 4
Next record: CHUR 4/34
Previous record: CHUR 4/32

Date: Jan 1946 - Apr 1955

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Correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, solicitors (6); representatives of Odhams Press Limited including [William] Surrey Dane [Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant] (8); representatives of A P Watt and Son (4); William Nowell, editor of the Empire Cotton Growing Review; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor]; Major-General Colin Callander; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Chips Gemmell, Vanda Salmon, Kathleen Hill, and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford].

Subjects covered by the file include: Swedish, Danish, Czech and Spanish language rights; the film rights in "The River War" and "Savrola"; French and Greek serialisation of "Savrola".

Also includes: draft of memorandum of agreement for Danish rights in "Marlborough"; texts of BBC broadcasts involving "My African Journey", including (1) by Martin Esslin; extracts from "My African Journey"; draft of agreement and assignment of film rights between WSC and London Films Production Limited for "The River War" and "Savrola".

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