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Finding Aid for the Ben Starr Scripts, 1948-1968
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ben Starr Scripts,
    Date (inclusive): 1948-1968
    Collection number: 1077
    Creator: Starr, Ben
    Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Ben Starr (b.1921) was president of the Radio Writers Guild, West and Television Writers of America. The collection consists of scripts by Ben Starr and various collaborators for television, radio, film, and a play. Includes scripts for Our man Flint, How to commit marriage, The family way, and My favorite Martian.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Ben Starr, 1969.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ben Starr Scripts (Collection 1077). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3222255 

    Biography

    Starr was born October 18, 1921 in Manhattan, New York; BS, UCLA, 1942; air force navigator in B-17s for 3.5 years; after his release from military service, Starr began writing in 1946; was president of Radio Writers Guild, West and Television Writers of America.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of scripts by Ben Starr and various collaborators for television, radio, film, and a play. Includes scripts for Our man Flint, How to commit marriage, The family way, and My favorite Martian.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Radio material.
    2. Television material.
    3. Feature films.
    4. Broadway play.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Starr, Ben--Archives.
    Screenwriters--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Film scripts.
    Television plays.
    Radio plays.