The collection consists of manuscript and reproduction scores for music composed by Earle Hagen for television productions,
including I Spy, and Mod Squad.
Composer Earle Hagen was born July 9, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois and moved to Los Angeles as a child. Early in his career,
he played trombone with a number of traveling big bands. Hagen worked as an orchestrator and arranger for 20th Century Fox
in the 1940s and began writing music for television after leaving the studio in 1952. Over the course of his career, Hagen
wrote theme songs and scored music for numerous television series including Make Room for Daddy (1953-1957), The Andy Griffith
Show (1960-1968), The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-1966), Gomer Pyle- USMC 1964-1969), I Spy (1965-1968), That Girl (1966-1971),
The Mod Squad (1968-1973), Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976-1977), Eight is Enough (1977-1981), Dukes of Hazzard (1979-1985)
and Mike Hammer (1984-1989).
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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.