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Finding Aid for the Gerald Drayson Adams scripts, ca.1949-ca. 1960s
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Description
Gerald Drayson Adams was a film and television writer. Among his credits are the films Dead Reckoning and Kissin Cousins and the television series Maverick. The collection consists of screenplays, teleplays, treatments, and other writings for what appear to be movie and television projects related to Adam's career.
Background
There is very little biographical information available about Gerald Drayson Adams. It appears that he began his film and television writing career in the 1940s. He has numerous motion picture and television writing credits including the films Dead Reckoning with Humphrey Bogart and Haram Scarum and Kissin Cousins featuring Elvis Presley. His television work includes episodes of Bronco, Cheyenne, Maverick, and Northwest Passage.
Extent
6 boxes (3 linear ft)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
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.