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Pittsburgh Authors: Literary Degrees of Separation, Spring 2013 @ Pitt Special Collections: Media Programming

Exhibit of documents from the Mary Roberts Rinehart Papers (1831-1970), Hervey Allen Papers (1831-1965), Lawrence Lee Papers (1920-1978), Walter and Martha Leuba Collection, Nixon Theatre: Pittsburgh Theatre Collection, and Special Collections

Exhibit Case 5: Literary Works in Media Programming

The works of three of the four authors exhibited inspired various media productions in theater, film, and television programing.  From local Pittsburgh productions to Oscar nominated films, these works display a diverse sampling of media programming based off the works of Mary Roberts Rinehart, Hervey Allen, and Lawrence Lee.

Images below clockwise from left: Bookcover of Mary Roberts Rinhehart's The Bat; the Anthony Adverse Phenomenon; and Cecil DeMille, Doug Fairbanks, and Mary Roberts Rinehart in Hollywood in the 1920s.