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- circa 1940s-1960s
- Albert, Katherine (Person)
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Katherine Albert (1902-1970) and Dale Eunson (1904-2002) were authors, playwrights, and screenwriters who collaborated as husband and wife on several works until Albert’s death in 1970. The couple authored Broadway plays, including Loco, scripts for films such as On the Loose (starring their daughter, Joan Evans), Sabre Jet (starring Robert Stack), and The Star (starring Bette Davis), as well some television scripts for Leave It to Beaver and Little House on the Prarie, among others. Albert and Eunson married in 1931, having their only child, Joan Evans, in 1934.
Source: Oliver, Myrna. "Dale Eunson, 97; Prolific Writer of Stories, Scripts Focused on Frontier." Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA), March 1, 2002. https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2002-mar-01-me-eunson1-story.html.
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- Guide to the Katherine Albert and Dale Eunson Papers
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- Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team. Revised by Liliya Benz.
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