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The Quiet One Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3752

This collection consists of thirteen reference photographs from the 1948 film documentary, The Quiet One. James Agree wrote the commentary and dialogue; Sidney Meyers directed; Helen Levitt was the screenwriter and cinematographer, and Gary Merrill narrated the film.

Dates

  • 1948

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Biographical/Historical Note

The Quiet One is a 1948 documentary film which chronicles the rehabilitation of a young, emotionally disturbed African-American boy growing up in 1940s Harlem. James Agree wrote the commentary and dialogue; Sidney Meyers directed the film; Helen Levitt was the screenwriter and cinematographer, and Gary Merrill narrated the film. The film gained Meyers an Academy Award for Best Screenplay.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchsed in 2014 by Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480