Patricia Neal Photographs and Weekend with Father Screenplay
This collection contains one copy of the Weekend with Father original screenplay, which starred Patricia Neal, and several photographs featuring Patricia Neal in her features The Fountainhead, The Breaking Point, La tue donna, and A Face in the Crowd.
- 1949-1957, 1968 February 24
This material is in English.
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0.25 Linear Feet (7 folders)
This collections includes one original screenplay for Weekend with Father and several photographs featuring Patricia Neal in her films The Fountainhead, The Breaking Point, La tue donna, and A Face in the Crowd.
Patricia Neal was born in Packard, Kentucky, on January 20, 1926. She is the daughter of William Burdette and Eura Petrey Neal. Neal grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she attended Knoxville High School and then continued her studies of acting at Northwestern University. Her first job was on Broadway as an understudy and eventually became a leading lady on the stage. In 1947, Neal won a Tony Award for her role in the Broadway play, Another Part of the Forest. Neal then moved to motion pictures and some of her first roles were in the movies The Voice of the Turtle, The Hasty Heart, and The Fountainhead. Neal won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1963 for her role in the movie Hud starring Neal and Paul Newman. She continued to work until up until her death on August 10, 2010.