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Finding Aid for the Frances Reid Scripts for Days of Our Lives, 1978-1988
PASC 21  
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Description
or her continuing role as Alice Grayson Horton on the television soap opera, Days of Our Lives (1965-2007). The collection consists of television scripts for the soap opera Days of Our Lives, related to Reid's career.
Background
Frances Reid was born in Witchita Falls, Texas on December 9, 1914. She trained as an actress at the Pasadena Playhouse. She appeared in on Broadway many times in the 1930s and 1940s, as Ophelia in Hamlet, Lady Anne in Richard III, Viola in Twelfth Night and Roxane in Cyrano de Bergerac. In the 1950s her career turned to television she appeared in numerous shows including soap operas As the World Turns, Edge of Night, and Portia Faces Life, and "prime-time" television programs including Hallmark Hall of Fame, Perry Mason, and Wagon Train. Among her film credits are Andromeda Strain, Seconds, and The Wrong Man. Reid was best known for her continuing role as Alice Grayson Horton on the television soap opera, Days of Our Lives (1965-2007). Days of Our Lives was created by Ted Corday, Irna Phillips, and Allan Chase and aired on November 8, 1965. The story is set in the town of Salem, and focuses on Tom and Alice Horton and their family. Frances Reid died in February 2010.
Extent
35.0 linear ft. (50 boxes and 46 volumes)
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.