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Finding Aid for the George Brandt Papers, 1925-1950
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: George Brandt Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1925-1950
    Collection number: 1050
    Creator: Brandt, George
    Extent: 16 boxes (8 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: George Brandt(1916-1963)was born in Brooklyn, New York. He became a producer and writer of radio, television and film scripts for NBC, Paramount and Douglas Aircraft. The collection consists of plays, screenplays, television and radio plays, scrapbooks, magazines, and photographs documenting Brandt's writing career.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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.

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Jewel Holder Brandt, 1964.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], George Brandt Papers (Collection 1050). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709462 

    Biography

    Brandt was born on October 1, 1916 in Brooklyn, New York; became a producer and writer of radio, television and film scripts, including work for NBC and Paramount; also worked for Douglas Aircraft, where he made instructional and documentary films; he died in New York City on November 12, 1963.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of plays, screenplays, television and radio plays, scrapbooks, magazines, and photographs documenting Brandt's writing career and his position with Douglas Aircraft. Includes work for NBC and Paramount Pictures, documentary and instructional scripts and films for Douglas Aircraft, scrapbooks of clippings about Los Angeles and Douglas Aircraft, and photographs of various publicity set ups for magazines and pamphlets.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Feature films, drama reviews, and manuscripts for Hospital in Harlem (Box 1).
    2. Film, television, and radio scipts; plays (Boxes 2-5).
    3. Films and filmscripts for Douglas Aircraft (Boxes 6,11-13,15).
    4. Scrapbooks of clippings about Los Angeles and Douglas Aircraft (Boxes 7-9,17).
    5. Ephemera, and personnel administration correspondence (Box 10).
    6. American Writer Magazine (Box 14).
    7. Photographs of publicity set ups (Box 16).

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Brandt, George--Archives.
    Douglas Aircraft Company--Employees--Archival resources.
    Screenwriters--United States--Archival resources.
    Television writers--United States--Archival resources.
    Radio writers--United States--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Radio scripts.
    Television scripts.
    Screenplays.