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Finding Aid for the William A. Bacher Papers, 1930-1960
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Box 1

Always Remember.

Abstract: By Ashmead Scott.
Box 1


Abstract: By H. Vernon Dixon.
Box 1

The Big Chance.

Abstract: Original by Frederick Roscoe.
Box 1

Blue Skies.

Physical Description: 2 copies.
Abstract: A Television Series created and written by Hannibal Coons.
Box 1


Abstract: By Melanie Pflaum.
Box 1

The Dakar Story.

Abstract: By Virginia Kellogg.
Box 1

Drivin' Woman (synopsis).

Abstract: Elizabeth Pickett Chevalier.
Box 1


Abstract: MGM October 26, 1942.
Box 1

The Culley.

Abstract: By Joseph Petracca.
Box 1

Hong Kong Diary.

Abstract: By Richard Tregaskis.
Box 1

The Journey of the Java Bride.

Abstract: By Joseph Petracca & Leonard Kanter.
Box 1

Lady Pink Pearl.

Abstract: A segment of television series Tokyo Police by J. Robert Bren and Gladys Atwater.
Box 2

The Library Raid.

Abstract: By Frank Gagliano.
Box 2

No Place Like Home.

Abstract: Created and written by Ed James.
Box 2

Red Sea.

Abstract: By Roland Kibbee.
Box 2


Abstract: By Ellard Emanuel & Edward James.
Box 2

Stitch Me a Dream.

Abstract: A musical comedy; book by Romeo Muller; music & lyrics by Robert Colby.
Box 2

The Stranger.

Abstract: Folk opera in one act; words by Edward Lager; music by David Broekman.
Box 2

Tiger Mike.

Abstract: No author given.
Box 2


Abstract: Original story by Henry Hathaway.
Box 2

War Cry.

Abstract: By Edward Ludwig & Jo Heims.
Box 2

The Woman of Diamond River.

Abstract: By Bertha Slosberg.
Box 3

Anitra's Dance.

Abstract: Treatment by Violet Atkins.
Box 3

The Awakening of Johnny Castle.

Abstract: by Joseph and Janet Ruscoll.
Box 3

Battle Cry.

Abstract: First and second drafts. Also two sets of notes to H. Hawks by W. Bacher.
Box 3

Choir Boy.

Abstract: Two copies of the novel. Also Treatment and First Draft.
Box 4

Glory Jones and the Devil.

Abstract: By Hal Raywin. Letter to W. Bacher from Hal Raywin.
Box 4

Hells Corps.

Abstract: By Jasper Agate.
Box 4

If This Be My Harvest.

Abstract: Includes budget papers, stills, script and book, sets and dressings.
Box 4

Panic in the Rain.

Abstract: By Harry Hamilton & Detmar Walter.
Box 4

Seventh Heaven.

Abstract: By Victor Wolfson and Stella Unger.
Box 4


Abstract: By Lamar Trotti. Recording for radio by W. Bacher as tribute to D. Zanuck's picture, Wilson, by 500 Exchibitor.

Radio Dramatization

Box 5

Maltine Story Hour. October 20, 1930-January 19, 1932.

Physical Description: 32 items.
Box 6

Maltine Story Hour. v.d.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Radio Scripts

Box 6

Maxwell House Show Boat. October 6, 1932-February 9, 1933.

Physical Description: 19 items.
Box 7

Maxwell House Show Boat. February 16, 1933-September 28, 1933.

Physical Description: 33 items.
Box 8

Maxwell House Show Boat. October 5, 1933-June 14, 1934.

Physical Description: 31 items.
Box 9

Palmolive Beauty Box Theatre. January 8, 1934-July 31, 1934.

Physical Description: 23 items.
Box 10

Palmolive Beauty Box Theatre. August 7, 1934-February 5, 1935.

Physical Description: 23 items.
Box 11

Hollywood Hotel. March 15, 1935-September 13, 1935.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 12

Hollywood Hotel. September 20, 1935-February 28, 1936.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 13

Hollywood Hotel. March 13, 1936-July 31, 1936.

Physical Description: 21 items.
Box 14

Hollywood Hotel. August 7, 1936-December 25, 1936.

Physical Description: 20 items.
Box 15

Hollywood Hotel. January 8, 1937-June 11, 1937.

Physical Description: 23 items.
Box 16

The Texaco Star Theatre. October 5, 1938-March 8, 1939.

Physical Description: 15 items.
Box 17

The Texaco Star Theatre. March 15, 1939-June 21, 1939.

Physical Description: 16 items.
Box 18

Treasury Star Parade. 1942.

Physical Description: 21 items.
Box 19

Treasury Star Parade. 1942.

Physical Description: 17 items.
Box 20

Treasury Star Parade. 1942.

Physical Description: 16 items.

Production Budgets

Box 20

The Foxes of Harrow, 1947.

Box 20

Wing and a Prayer, 1944.


Phonograph Recordings

Oversize pkgs. 1-8

Phonograph recordings, 16 diameter, of various musical scores connected with William A. Bacher's productions.

Physical Description: 20 items in 8 packages.


Box 21

Texaco Star Theatre. Radio scripts, 1938-1940.

Physical Description: 73 items.
Box 22

Texaco Star Theatre. Radio scripts, 1938-1940.

Physical Description: 69 items.
Box 23

Texaco Star Theatre. Radio scripts, 1938-1940.

Physical Description: 29 items.