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Mort Fine papers, 1940s-1982
PASC 76  
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Description
There is little biographical information available about Mort Fine. Morton Fine was born in 1916. He teamed with with David Friedkin in the 1940s and together they collaborated on a number of successful radio, television and motion pictue projects over the years. Among their radio projects are Bold Venture, Crime Classics, Broadway is My Beat, and Suspense. By the 1950s the team made the transistion to motion pictures with credits that included Handle with Care and The Pawn Broker, among others. They eventually produced and developed the televsion series I Spy and The Most Deadly Game. Among the many other Mort Fine credits are the radio programs Adventures of Johnny Fletcher, Adventures of Sam Spade, and Escape; the television series Kojak, McCloud, and Streets of San Francisco; and the motion pictures The Greek Tycoon and Caboblanco. He was twice nominated for an Emmy Award for his work on I Spy, and won the Writers Guild Best Written Drama (with Fridekin) for The Pawnbroker (1966). Mort Fine died in 1991.
Background
There is little biographical information available about Mort Fine. Morton Fine was born in 1916. He teamed with with David Friedkin in the 1940s and together they collaborated on a number successful radio, television and motion pictue projects over the years. Among their radio projects are Bold Venture, Crime Classics, Broadway is My Beat, and Suspense. By the 1950s the team made the transistion to motion pictures with credits that included Handle with Care and The Pawn Broker, among others. They eventually produced and developed the televsion series I Spy and The Most Deadly Game. Among the many other Mort Fine credits are the radio programs Adventures of Johnny Fletcher, Adventures of Sam Spade, and Escape; the television series Kojak, McCloud, and Streets of San Francisco; and the motion pictures The Greek Tycoon and Caboblanco. He was twice nominated for an Emmy Award for his work on I Spy, and won the Writers Guild Best Written Drama (with Fridekin) for The Pawnbroker (1966). Mort Fine died in 1991.
Extent
29.0 linear ft. (68 boxes, 1 shoe box, and 1 flat box)
Restrictions
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Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.