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Sidney Z. Litwack television scripts, 1972-1979
PASC 40  
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  • Restrictions on Access
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  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Title: Sidney Z. Litwack television scripts
    Collection number: PASC 40
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.6 linear ft. (4 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1972-1979
    Abstract: Relating to the career of art director Sydney Z. Litwack, the collection consists of television scripts, teleplays, art direction notes, and production information.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Litwack, Sydney Z.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
    Scripts may not be photocopied without permission of copyright holder.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Z. Litwack.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Sidney Z. Litwack television scripts (Collection PASC 40). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Sydney Litwack graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1952. He earned a master's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1954. His career spanned more than 40 years in the television and motion picture industry as a production designer and art director. Among his film credits are Buck and the Preacher (1972), Doctor's Lives (1971), Places in the Heart (1984), and Just Between Friends (1986). His television credits include Lou Grant, Cannon, Banacek, Rod Serling's Night Gallery. Litwack retired in 1994.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of various drafts of television scripts related to the career of art director Sydney Z. Litwack. The bulk of the scripts are for the television series Lou Grant (1977-78). Additionally there are teleplays, occassional art direction notes, and production information.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Television Series
    2. TV Movies

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Litwack, Sydney Z. -- Archives.
    Television -- Art direction -- Archival resources.
    Television scripts.