1968. Autograph note signed from noted screenwriter Carl Foreman to producer Daniel Selznick, executed on Foreman's production company stationery (Open Road Films, Limited in London). In the letter, Foreman agrees to meet with Selznick to discuss a project Selznick is working on for Universal. Included are two photostat copies of related letters from Selznick to Foreman, going into some detail about the proposed project.
Foreman is best known for having written the original screenplay for "High Noon," after which he was blacklisted by the HUAC and was forced to move to London, where he remained for the most of the rest of his life. Subsequent to his move, Foreman wrote a number of other notable screenplays, including "The Sleeping Tiger" (1954), "The Bridge on the River Kwai" (1957) and "The Guns of Navarone" (1961).
Daniel Selznick, the son of David O. Selznick, is best known as a producer for films such as Peter Bogdanovich's "Targets" (1968) and various documentaries about Hollywood. His association with his father allowed him many opportunities to meet and correspond with numerous actors, actresses, and directors of note.
Note: 5 x 4 inches. Bonded stationery stock, Near Fine. Photostat letter: 8.5 x 11 inches.