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Finding Aid for the Edward Jurist papers, 1940-1979
PASC 122  
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Description
Ed Jurist had a career as a prolific television producer and writer. The collection consists of script files for radio and television productions, casting files of resumes and photographs, and a small amount of personal papers and printed materials.
Background
Ed Jurist was born in ca. 1916 and was a theater major at the University of Michigan. He established a career as a prolific television producer and writer. In 1949, he produced, directed and wrote The Aldrich Family, one of the first situation comedies in television. In 1953, he produced and wrote Colonel Flack. Working at Warner Brothers je continued to produce and write television series, including Hawaiian Eye, 77 Sunset Strip and Room for One More. Later, at Screen Gems, he was one of the principal writers of Bewitched from 1964 to 1968, and he produced The Flying Nun from 1968 to 1970. He was a story consultant and writer on One Day at a Time (1980), Maude (1974), Diff'rent Strokes (1982-1985), and Gimme a Break (1986). Ed Jurist died March 12, 1993 in Los Angeles, CA.
Extent
30.0 linear ft. (65 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.