Buzz Kulik was born Seymour Kulik in Kearny, NJ in 1922. He was an American film and television director. This collection
comprises a wide variety of documents and objects related to Buzz Kulik's prolific career. The majority of these items relate
to films, television shows, and miniseries directed or produced by Kulik between 1950 and 1992. Additionally, the collection
includes documents related to film or television projects conceived by or pitched to Kulik that never ultimately came to fruition.
Finally, the collection contains a variety of personal ephemera with no direct connection to specific projects.
Buzz Kulik was born Seymour Kulik in Kearny, NJ in 1922. He was an American film and television director. After serving in
the US Army during World War II, Kulik took a job in the mailroom of the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency, where he saw
a call for directors in the burgeoning field of TV commercials. He applied and moved up in the company, where he directed
commercials for several years before moving on to direct cameras in Yankee Stadium in 1947. He then took his talent to larger
projects, directing numerous TV programs during what is termed "the Golden Age of television" (ranging approximately from
the late 1940s until the early 1960s).
35 linear ft.
(51 record cartons, 16 oversize boxes)
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