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Finding Aid for the Kenneth Gamet papers, 1940-1970
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Description
Kenneth Gamet (d.1971) wrote scripts for radio, screen, and television. He also co-founded the Screen Writers Guild. The collection consists of story outlines, treatments, production notes, memoranda, correspondence, radio scripts, television scripts, original screenplays and supporting materials. Television scripts include those for Cheyenne, Zorro, Annie Oakley, and Casey Jones.
Background
Gamet wrote scripts for radio, screen, and television; he was a co-founder of the Screen Writers Guild, and scripted more than 50 feature films, concluding with Apache Rifle (1964); he then specialized in telewriting; he died on October 13, 1971 in Los Angeles.Kenneth Gamet was a screenwriter and playwrite who began his career ca. 1936, collaborating during his early years with Don Ryan. Gamet specialized in adventure films, especially westerns. [from Filmlexicon degli autori e delle opere Rome, 1959; TA *PN 1998 A2F5 v. 2]
Extent
16.5 linear ft. (33 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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
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.