Sidney Z. Litwack television scripts, 1972-1979

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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.

Container List

 

Television Series.

 

Chopped Liver Brothers (The).

Box 3, Folder 5

Script for television.

Scope and Content Note

Appears to be for series titled Chopped Liver Brothers, MTM Enterprises. With staff and crew list dated 3/4/77; shooting schedule; sheet charting sequences with locations; hand written continuity breakdown.
 

FIRE HOUSE.

Box 3, Folder 6

Implosion.

Scope and Content Note

Episode TV Series, Metromedia/Stonehenge for ABC. Script - revised pages enclosed, dated 1/4/74

Writer

Dallenbach, Walter C.
 

LOU GRANT.

Box 1, Folder 1

Aftershock (formerly Quake).

Scope and Content Note

First Draft script - dated 7/27/77, with pages revised to 8/22/77. With shooting schedule revised 8/24/77.

Writer

Reisman, Del
Box 1, Folder 2

Airliner.

Scope and Content Note

First Draft script - dated 10/14/77, with pages revised to 11/10/77. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Reisman, Del
Box 1, Folder 3

Barrio.

Scope and Content Note

First Draft script - dated 5/13/77, third revision 8/2/77, with pages revised to 8/4/77. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Freeman, Seth
Box 1, Folder 4

Christmas.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 10/11/77, with pages revised to 10/17/77. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Lloyd, David
Box 1, Folder 5

Cophouse.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 6/22/77. With shooting schedule, production schedule for 1977-78 season, and hand written (20 pages) continuity and set breakdown.

Writer

Tokatyan, Leon
Box 1, Folder 6

Henhouse.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 7/20/77, with pages revised to 7/21/77. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Thuna, Leonora
Box 1, Folder 7

Hero.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 11/30/77, with pages revised to 12/2/77. Some markings in yellow. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Freeman, Seth
Box 1, Folder 8

Hostages.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 7/12/77. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Freeman, Seth
Box 1, Folder 9

Housewarming.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 10/3/77, with pages revised to 10/6/77. With shooting schedule revised to 10/7/77.

Writer

Thuna, Leonora
Box 2, Folder 1

Judge.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - 9/2/77. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Tokatyan, Leon
Box 2, Folder 2

Nazi.

Scope and Content Note

First Draft script - dated 8/2/77, with pages revised to 8/16/77. Some markings in yellow. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Schlitt, Robert
Box 2, Folder 3

Physical.

Scope and Content Note

First Draft script - dated 1/30/78, with pages revised to 2/3/78. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Lloyd, David
Box 2, Folder 4

Poison.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 1/23/78, with pages revised to 1/27/78. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Gallery, Michele
Box 2, Folder 5

Psych-Out.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 9/20/77, with pages revised through 9/27/77. Some markings in yellow. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Freeman, Seth
Box 2, Folder 6

Renewal.

Scope and Content Note

First Draft script - dated 11/16/77, with pages revised through 12/13/77. Some markings. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Trevey, Ken
Box 2, Folder 7

Scandal.

Scope and Content Note

First Draft script - dated 12/29/77, with pages revised through 1/4/78. Some markings in yellow. With shooting schedule, plus 4 page backup scene (Plan B) for Sc. 37.

Writer

Freeman, Seth
Box 2, Folder 8

Scoop.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 9/12/77, with pages revised through 9/14/77. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Kearney, Gene
Box 2, Folder 9

Sect.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 12/19/77, with pages revised to 12/27/77. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Gallery, Michele
Box 3, Folder 1

Spies.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 1/16/78. Some yellow markings. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Tokatyan, Leon
Box 3, Folder 2

Sports.

Scope and Content Note

First Draft script - dated 11/14/77, with pages revised to 11/22/77. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Freeman, Seth
Box 3, Folder 3

Takeover.

Scope and Content Note

Revised First Draft - dated 10/24/77. With shooting schedule.

Writer

Tokatyan, Leon
 

OUTSIDE MAN, THE.

Box 4, Folder 3

Hard Streets.

Scope and Content Note

Pilot episode TV series, MTM enterprises. Final draft script - dates 10/21/76, with last revision 11/11/76. Enclosed hand written continuity breakdown.

Writer

Paul Magistretti
 

PARTRIDGE FAMILY, THE.

Box 4, Folder 4

Bedknobs and Drumsticks.

Scope and Content Note

Episode TV series. Final draft script 9/6/72. With cast and set list.

Writers

lloyd Turner and Gordon Mitchell
 

We've Got Each Other.

Box 4, Folder 7

TV Pilot.

Scope and Content Note

MTM enterprises.

Writers

Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses
 

TV Movies.

Box 3, Folder 4

Are You Alone Tonight?.

Scope and Content Note

TV Movie, Paramount. Revised Final Draft script - dated 10/24/77. Marked in yellow. Includes shooting schedule; and handwritten continuity breakdown.

Writer

Carrington, Robert and Kaufman, Wendy
Box 3, Folder 7

Hungry Wives.

Scope and Content Note

TV movie by Penthouse Prod. Script- pages revised 3/3/78. With some markings. Includes shooting schedule.

Writer

Jo Heims
Box 3, Folder 8

If Things Were Different.

Scope and Content Note

Bob Banner Associates. Revised script- dated 7/26/79. With some markings. Includes revised shooting schedule dated 7/20/79, and hand written continuity breakdown.

Writers

Bill Froehilich and Mark Lisson
Box 4, Folder 1

Lady of the House.

Scope and Content Note

William Kayden with Metromedia Producers Corp. Second Run script- last revision, 6/6/78. With some markings.

Writer

Ron Koslow
Box 4, Folder 2

Night Drive.

Scope and Content Note

Revised final draft - dated 3/31/76 with pages revised to 4/20/76. With some markings.

Writers

Carl Gabler and Richard DeNeut
Box 4, Folder 5

Something For Joey.

Scope and Content Note

TV Movie, MTM Enterprises. Revised script - dated 11/2/76, with pages revised 12/3/76. With some markings. Includes cast and set list.

Writer

Jerry McNeely
Box 4, Folder 6

Something For Joey.

Scope and Content Note

Bound seperately. Production material. Hand written continuity breakdown; call sheets; shooting schedule.

Writer

Jerry McNeely
Box 4, Folder 8

Winds of Kitty Hawk, The.

Scope and Content Note

TV movie, Charles Fries/New Ingot Prod. Revised final draft - 8/7/78., with pages revised 8/17/78. Some markings. Shooting schedule, hand written continuity breakdowns.

Writers

William Kelley and Jeb Rosebrook