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Finding Aid for the Renata Vanni scripts, 1955-1988
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Renata Vanni scripts,
    Date (inclusive): 1955-1988
    Collection number: 238
    Creator: Vanni, Renata
    Extent: 6 boxes (3.25 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Renata Vanni started her career in Italian theater and on Italian radio in New York. She went under contract to Warner Bros in 1940. She also appeared on popular television shows. The collection consists of scripts related to her acting career during the 1950s-1990s.
    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 of D. Salvi, 2004.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Renata Vanni scripts (Collection 238). Performing Arts Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Renata Vanni was born in Naples, Italy ca. 1909. She started her career in Italian theater and on Italian radio in New York. She went under contract to Warner Bros (1940) where she became known as a comedic actress. Her numerous screen roles include Westward the Women, Seven Little Foys, Once is Not Enough, Three Coins in the Fountain, Patch of Blue, The Idol Maker, and Fatso. She also appeared on major television shows such as Lux Video Theater, Alcoa Presents, Gunsmoke, Loveboat, Mod Squad, and That Girl. She died Feb. 19, 2004 at the age of 94.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of film, televison and stage scripts related to the career of actress Renata Vanni. Among the film scripts are Venetian Affair and Jacqueline Susann's Once Is Not Enough. The television scripts include The Rockford Files and That Girl! among others.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The scripts are arranged by project type.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Vanni, Renata -- Archives.
    Actresses -- Archival resources.