Feb 24 Wed.

Feeling better of my stomach.
Telegram from Eliz. Wright that Korda is travelling Eastward & may she come for 10 days as paying guest. We wired she was welcome, at a hotel nearby.
Telegram to Korda asking for money; the scenario; decision on Refugee film.
To Lugano: ordered two white Angora knitted caps for Laura, & Laura bought me a Joseph-[RG]coloured silk handkerchief case.
American Antigua came: with an incorrect cover.
Worked till 1.30.
Reading Mark Twain's "Man who corrupted Hadleyburg"1 etc.

Editorial Notes

1 "The Man Who Corrupted hadleyburg" short story by Mark Twain

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Lugano

    Lugano, Switzerland
    near the Italian border, where RG and LR spent part of 1937 eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding, Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Korda

    Korda, Alexander
    Director of the film version of I Claudius.
  • Mark Twain

    Twain, Mark
    pseud. for Samuel Langhorne Clemens, American writer, journalist, ist (1835-1910) eds.
  • Miss Wright

    Wright, Miss
    Alexander Korda's secretary eds.


    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Editor: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Claudius Film Version [The Fool of Rome] [a condensed novel based on I, Claudius]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Title: The Heathen
    • Author: Wyatt, Honor
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Refugee Scenario [working title of a screenplay for Korda]
    • Author: Graves Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1936-11
    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936