Norman Maurer was writer, film director and producer, and also worked for many years in television animation for Hanna Barbera
and ABC, writing and editing. The collection consists of scripts, photocopies of storyboards, and outlines for children's
animated television programs including, The Adventures of Goldie Gold (1981), Dingbat and the creeps (1980), Fangface (1979),
Heathcliff (1979-81), Marmaduke (1981), Mork and Mindy (1980-82), Plastic family (1980-81), Richie Rich (1979-81), Scooby
and Scrappy Doo (1980-81), Super friends (1980-81), and Thundarr the barbarian (1979-81).
Norman Maurer was born ca. 1926. He started his career as cartoonist for Lev Gleason Publications. He illustrated Daredevil
comics, and Boy comics, among others and wrote comic books including three series of Three Stooges comics and ghost writing
on Dennis the menace comic books; Maurer also co-created the first 3-D comics. He joined Columbia Pictures in 1956 and produced
films including The Three stooges meet Hercules and Who's minding the mint. He wrote stories for four of Columbia's Three
Stooges features and produced and directed several Stooges television pilots. In 1975 Maurer joined Hanna-Barbera as writer
and story editor; he worked as consultant for animated cartoon series at CBS from 1978 to 1979 and NBC in 1980. Maurer died
November 23, 1986 in Los Angeles, CA.
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