Mortimer, John (1923-2009)
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The John Mortimer collection primarily consists of manuscripts. Titles include the stage playsVoyage Round My Father (1970), The Captain of Kopenick (1971), Willie, and Something in Disguise ; the teleplay Parent’s Day ; the screenplay A Healthy Grave ; “Rumpole and the Blind Tasting,” “The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes,” “Desmond,” a piece about the 1970-1971 London Theatre season, a piece about Kenneth Tynan, and six unidentified pieces.

Also present in the collection are five notebooks with approximately 50 pages of entries by Mortimer, as well as an issue of National Film Theatre from January 1986 with an article on Mortimer.

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Notable Figures
1. Mortimer, John, 1923-2009
Associated Subjects
1. Theatre and Film Subject Guide
2. Dramatists, English
3. Novelists, English
4. English literature – 20th century
5. Authors, English
6. English drama