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Finding Aid for the Robert Litz papers, 1979-2012
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Description
Robert Litz was a writer for theater, film, and television. The collection consists of script and project files representing his career.
Background
Robert Litz was born October 3, 1950, in Cleveland, OH. He studied at Boston University and Harvard University. After graduating from Harvard, Litz began working as a press agent and actor for the New England Repertory Theatre in Worcester, MA. In the early 1980s, he began writing plays and became known in 1983 for his play, Great Divide. Throughout his career, Litz wrote 17 produced plays, including Domino, One World, and Mobile Hymn. He also wrote for film and television. His produced screenplays include Rappin' (1985) and House of Cards (1993). His television credits include documentaries written for A&E, History, and Discovery, including the A&E Biography episodes George Washington, Andrew Jackson, and the Emmy-nominated John Travolta. Robert Litz died on October 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA.
Extent
21.75 linear ft. (44 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.