• Creator
  • James, Burton
  • Created Date
  • 1948
  • Description
  • Burton James replies to a letter from Defense Attorney Clifford O'Brien regarding the repercussions of the Canwell Committee's investigation of Burton and his wife Florence. James addresses some of the legal work completed by O'Brien's firm and discusses poor sales in the wake of the committee hearings. James writes, "The Playhouse has suffered greviously. In terms of audience and pre-sales, these opening weeks have been ghastly." He also disc... more
    Burton James replies to a letter from Defense Attorney Clifford O'Brien regarding the repercussions of the Canwell Committee's investigation of Burton and his wife Florence. James addresses some of the legal work completed by O'Brien's firm and discusses poor sales in the wake of the committee hearings. James writes, "The Playhouse has suffered greviously. In terms of audience and pre-sales, these opening weeks have been ghastly." He also discusses the pressure put on the Playhouse from the University of Washington drama department. less
  • Format
  • Text
    Correspondence (letter)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in JPEG format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2015