Papers of David Lean

Sir David Lean (1908–1991) directed films including Brief EncounterLawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago.

The collection consists of correspondence mainly relating to Lean's work on Doctor Zhivago, and including letters from Robert Bolt, Sir Alec Guinness and Lean himself.

More information

  • The collection is not yet catalogued (2 boxes)
  • A full description is available from our online database
  • Manuscript number MS 3974
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