The Martin A. Gosch papers span the years circa 1954-1970 and encompass 4 linear feet. The screenplay
for DAY OF FEAR (1957) appears to be the only produced film represented. Around a dozen unproduced film
and television properties are documented by script material, treatments, synopses, or presentation
albums. There are miscellaneous papers, photographs, and audiotapes related to Gosch's Luciano project,
known as "Charlie Lucky." Clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs documenting Gosch's career round out the
Martin A. Gosch was an American producer and screenwriter active from the mid-1930s through 1960s. His
company, Martin Gosch Productions, was actively involved in European production in the 1950s and 1960s,
particularly in the area of television specials aimed at American audiences. While developing a
screenplay in the early 1960s based on the life of Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Gosch became associated with
the Italian-born organized crime figure shortly before Luciano's death. The film was not produced;
however, Gosch went on to co-author a book, "The Last Testament of Lucky Luciano," with Richard
4 linear feet of papers.
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