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Finding Aid for the Bob Brooke Lux Video Theatre Collection 1955 (Collection PASC.294)
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  • Title: Bob Brooke Lux Video Theatre Collection
    Collection number: PASC.294
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes. 1 oversize flat box.)
    Date: 1955
    Abstract: The Lux Video Theatre was a dramatic anthology television series that aired from 1950-1954 and it is believed that Bob Brooke was an audio technician for the program. The collection includes scripts and set plans for a variety of episodes created in 1955.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Brooke, Bob

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Bob Brooke Lux Video Theatre Collection (Collection number PASC 294). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography/History

    At the time this finding aid was created, there was no biographical information available about Bob Brooke. Based on information in the collection, it is believed that Bob Brooke was an audio technician for Lux Video Theatre.
    The Lux Video Theatre was a dramatic anthology television series that aired from 1950-1954 on CBS and 1954-1957 on NBC. It was originally a weekly radio show titled Lux Radio Theatre. The television show consisted mostly of adaptations of theatrical films for a one-hour television series. Each episode concluded with interviews of either the stars of the show or someone associated with the original film. Notable guest appearances included those by Alfred Hitchcock. Grace Kelly, Peter Lorre, Edward G. Robinson, and Esther Williams.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of scripts and set plans for the weekly dramatic television series, Lux Video Theatre. Some of the scripts may include script breakdowns and/or daily production schedules. It is believed the materials are related to the career of audio technician, Bob Brooke.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The collection is arranged alphabetically by episode title.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Brooke, Bob
    Lux video theatre (Television program)
    Set design drawings
    Television Production and direction--Archival resources
    Television scripts.