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Finding Aid for the Robert Eisele scripts, 1985-1994
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert Eisele scripts,
    Date (inclusive): 1985-1994
    Collection number: 230
    Creator: Eisele, Robert, 1948-
    Extent: 2 boxes (.75 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Though primarily known as a writer, Robert Eisele has worked in multiple aspects of the entertainment industry including as a teacher, writer, story editor and producer. The collection consists of script drafts for television projects including the series Cagney and Lacey and The Equalizer among others.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts 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, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Performing Arts 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, 1996.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert Eisele scripts (Collection 230). Performing Arts Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Robert H. Eisele was born June 9, 1948 in Altadena, CA. He obtained both his B.A. and M.F.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1971 and 1974 respectively. Though primarily known as a writer, Eisele has worked in multiple aspects of the entertainment industry including as a professor, writer, story editor and producer. Beginning his career in the 1970's, Eisele taught playwriting throughout California at such institutions as Santa Monica College, The American Conservatory Theatre and Rio Hondo College. His work in television first began in the mid 1980's as a story editor for the television series Crime Story and he went on to produce for the television stations NBC-TV and Universal TV. Eisele's television writing credits include the television series Cagney and Lacey and The Equalizer and his motion picture writing credits include the films The Last Light and The Great Debaters. In addition to his work for television and film, Eisele has written multiple stage plays, garnering awards such as the Oscar Hammerstein playwrighting fellowship, the Donald Davis Dramatic Writing Award, and the Humanitas Award.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of scripts related to the career of writer Robert Eisele. Includes drafts of television scripts including Cagney and Lacey, The Equalizer, Lily in Winter, and Last Light.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The collection is arranged alphabetically by project title.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Eisele, Robert, 1948- Archives
    Television writers -- Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    television scripts.