Finding Aid for the Renata Vanni scripts, 1955-1988

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Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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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.


Container List

 

Motion Picture Scripts

Box 1

Between The Thunder And The Sun 1958 June 18

Box 5

Bronx Cheers 1988 Nov 10

Box 4

Com-Tac 303 1977 July 07

Box 2

Cutter's Trail 1968 Sept 24

Box 1

Darkest Hour (The) 1966 Mar 22

Box 5

Fatso 1979 Feb

Box 6

Frenchy McCormick No date

Box 5

Idolmaker (The) 1980 Feb 28

Box 3

Jacqueline Susann's Once Is Not Enough 1974 Mar 19

Box 6

Last Porno Flick (The) No date

Box 5

Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer: Margin for Murder 1981 Apr 10

Box 4

Papa 1975 Dec 09

Box 1

Pay Or Die 1959 Oct 19

Box 2

Secret War of Private Frigg (The) 1967 Jan 23

Note

Former title: Meanwhile, Far From the Front
Box 6

Silent Love No date

Box 2

Venetian Affair (The) 1966 Mar 21

 

Playscripts

Box 2

New Wine 1965

Box 6

Oh Rome, Oh Rome, Thou Hast Been A Tender Nurse To Me No date

 

Television Scripts

Box 2

Barefoot in the Park 1970 May 28

Note

No Fancy Fixtures
Box 5

Beauty and The Beast 1988 Jan 21

Note

Everything is Everything
Box 4

Bert D'Angelo/Superstar 1976 Jan 26

Note

Brown Horse Connection (The)
Box 3

Bold Ones: The New Doctors (The) 1971 Aug 16

Note

Convicts (The)
Box 4

Bronk 1975 Feb 22

Box 3

Burtons Abroad (The) 1972 Jan 19

Note

First Date, Italian Style
Box 1

Cameo Theatre 1955 Aug 21

Note

A Little Night Music
Box 3

Cannon 1972 June 13

Note

Long Way Down (A)
Box 4

Cannon/Barnaby Jones 1975 July 17

Note

Fourth World Part One (The)
Box 1

Chrysler Theatre 1965 July 22

Note

After The Lion, Jackals
Box 2

Danny Thomas Show (The) 1967 Nov 17

Note

Brothers Kanapolis (The)
Box 2

Divorce Court 1969 Dec 12

Note

Atley vs. Atley
Box 3

Don't Push, I'll Charge When I'm Ready 1969 July 03

Note

TV movie
Box 1

Dr. Kildare 1961 Oct 10

Note

Search (The)
Box 4

Eddie Capra Mysteries (The) 1978 Aug 14

Note

Dirge for a Dead Dachshund
Box 3

Family Rico (The) 1972 June 12

Note

TV Movie
Box 3

FBI (The) 1971 Sept 16

Note

Bitter Harbor
Box 2

FBI (The) 1967 Feb 24

Note

Extortionist (The)
Box 2

Flying Nun (The) 1967 Aug 31

Note

Patron of Santa Thomasina (The)
Box 5

Frank Nitti: The Enforcer 1987 Nov 17

Note

TV Movie
Box 5

Gangster Chronicles (The) 1980 Oct 17

Note

An American Story
Box 2

Gunsmoke 1969 May 01

Note

Misfits (The)
Box 3

Harry O 1974 Dec 30

Note

Double Jeopardy
Box 5

Honor Thy Father No date

Box 4

Jimmy B. and Andre 1979 May 16

Box 1

Judge (The) 1988 Jan 19

Note

A Day in the Life of a Rose
Box 1

Judge (The) 1988 Sept 07

Note

Heroes or Hoodlums?
Box 5

Lineup (The) No date

Note

Dennis Case (The)
Box 4

Love Boat (The) 1978 Aug 02

Note

Thanksgiving Show
Box 3

Love, American Style 1971 Oct 26

Note

Love and the Anxious Mama
Box 1

Lux Video Theatre 1954 June 01

Note

Waiting for Onorio
Box 2

Man From U.N.C.L.E (The) 1967 Aug 31

Note

Fiery Angel Affair (The)
Box 4

Man Undercover 1978 Nov 14

Note

Firestorm
Box 5

Married to the Mob 1988 Dec 06

Note

Pilot Script
Box 3

McMillan and Wife 1974 Sept 13

Note

Sleeper (The)
Box 3

Medical Center 1970 July 27

Note

Ghetto Clinic
Box 4

Most Wanted 1976 Sept 11

Note

Two-Dollar Kidnapper (The)
Box 2

My Three Sons 1966 Mar 30

Note

Arrivederci, Robbie
Box 5

NBC Matinee Theater No date

Note

Cask of Amontillado (The)
Box 3

Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law 1972 Nov 30

Note

Requiem For Young Lovers
Box 2

Peyton Place 1966 Dec 02

Note

Episode No.324
Box 4

Police Woman 1976 Jan 15

Note

Task Force: Cop Killer Part One
Box 5

Rockford Files (The) No date

Note

Unidentified episode
Box 3

Rookies (The) 1972 Dec 08

Note

Point of Impact
Box 1

That Girl! 1968 Oct 09

Note

Eye of The Beholder (The)
Box 1

That Girl! 1967 July 18

Note

Pass The Potatoes Ethel Merman!
Box 1

That Girl! 1968 Oct 31

Note

Pie'R'Not Square
Box 1

That Girl! 1968 May 23

Note

Should All Our Old Acquaintance Be Forgot?
Box 1

That Girl! 1967 Sept 15

Note

When In Rome
Box 3

This is the Life 1975 Dec 04

Note

Remember My Sister Clara
Box 5

Unidentified script material No date

Box 1

Yankee Stay Here 1966 Jan 26

Note

Operation Boom-Boom