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Finding Aid for the Kitty Buhler scripts, ca. 1950s-ca. 1960s
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Description
Kitty Buhler was a screen writer whose credits include the television series My Three Sons and The Untouchables. The collection includes 40-plus scripts related to Buhler's writing career.
Background
Esther Dora Biolo (later Kitty Buhler and Esther Kitty Bradley) was born July 23, 1922 in New York City. She attended Manhattan Business College, Kansas Wesleyan University, and the University of California, Los Angeles. From 1949-1951 she worked for the United Press covering general news and the operation of B-29 activities in Okinawa during the Korean conflict. During this time she also wrote a daily column for Stars and Stripes called Dapers by Kit. She met WWII General Omar Bradley in 1950 (in Okinawa) and the two eventually married following the death of Bradley's first wife in 1965. She returned to Southern California in the mid-1950s and started writing for the entertainment industry. Among her credits are the episodic television series My Three Sons, The Untouchables and The 20th Century Fox Hour, and feature film China Doll, which starred Victor Mature and Li Li Hau.
Extent
5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Performing Arts 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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.