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ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURES ARTS AND SCIENCES
Publicity for film screenings for best foreign film award, 21 p., 1975.
Biographical entry from The Film Encyclopedia, 2 p., n.d. and detailed article from a German film encyclopedia, 15 p., n.d.
Biography, 2 p., 1963?, Work summary, 2 p., n.d., and Summary of Professional Career 1927-1956, with annotations, 7 p., 1956.
Transcript of conversation with Wolf-Eckhard Buehler on Lerner's early career, 10 p., n.d.
Clippings from U.S. and European press on Lerner's life and work, 13 p., 1960-1974.
FLAHERTY, ROBERT J.
Biography of Flaherty, 14 p., incomplete, n.d., newspaper clippings, 3 items, 1939, and one telegram, 1939.
Research material on the work of Frontier Films, approx. 50 p., n.d. Draft of a brochure describing the organization, 3 p., n.d., and quotations for the brochure, 3 p., n.d.
IRVING LERNER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Proposal for documentary film project by David Kellogg for the Lerner award at U.S.C., titled: THE GHOST TOWN OF BODIE, 54 p. and 22 photographs, May 1978.
Proposal for film project by Janice Tanaka, for the Lerner award at U.S.C., titled: THE NOBLE SPIRIT, THE STORY OF A PICTURE BRIDE, 23 p., May 1978.
Proposal for a film project by Ronald Franco, for the Lerner award at U.S.C., titled: THE ROOSTER, 26 p., May 1978.
Proposal for a film project by Thomas Bush, for the Lerner award at U.S.C., titled: THE PRISONERS, 15 p., n.d.
Proposal for documentary film project by Adam Jones, for the Lerner award at U.S.C., untitled, 27 p., n.d.
Transcript of talk, 3 p., 1937, by Ivens about his film in Spain. Newspaper and journal clippings, 5 items, 1936-1976. Titles for film BORINAGE, 4 p., n.d.
MAYER, ARTHUR L.
Reprint of Mayer's article "Fact Into Film" recording the growth and development of documentaries during the war period, 22 p., n.d.
OWI OVERSEAS MOTION PICTURE BUREAU
Clippings and publicity documenting Lerner's involvement with the OWI, 3 items, 1945, one photograph and Lerner's U.S. Coast Guard identification card, issued Jan. 9, 1943.
PHILIP YORDAN PRODUCTIONS, INC.
Publicity packet for films produced by Yordan's company, 42 p., 1972.
Photographs (proof sheets and enlargements) of unidentified project carried out in Visalia, Calif., 15 items, n.d.
Photographs of scenes in Guaymas and Gulf of California, 11 items, n.d. and Post-card addressed to Jack Couffer by "Kay", Apr., 1951.
Photographs of various projects and associates, 31 items, n.d.
Photographs, 2 large prints, 9 1/2 x 13 1/2, of unidentified subjects, copyright by Walter A. Curtin, n.d.
Poster of U.C. Berkeley Committee of Arts and Lectures presentation of STUDS LONIGAN and of discussion by Lerner, Berkeley, Nov. 9, 1964.
Resume, 3 p., nd. and publicity card highlighting Richie's films.
TALENT AND WORLD VIEW
Translation of article by Alexander Laytes published in New World (sic? New World Review, Moscow?) v.5, 1948, 61 p., translated by Warwick M. Tompkins, on state of contemporary American art.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Course outline for class on social roots of American film, 2 p., n.d. Clippings, 3 items, 1951, on Lerner's involvement at USC.
Correspondence, 5 items, 1951-1952, regarding Lerner's activities as USC faculty member.
U.S. FILM SERVICE
Photocopy of report detailing the history of the U.S. Film Service and other governmental film projects and highlighting Lerner's involvement, 35 p., n.d.
HUDYMA, J. P
Strip of negatives photographed by J. P. Hudyma.
Personal and business correspondence, 9 p., 1942-1948.
Personal and business correspondence, 6 p., 1959.
Personal and business correspondence, including correspondence with Jay Leyda, 33 p., 1960-1969.
Personal and business correspondence, 44 p., 1970-1976.
Correspondence regarding projects, 8 p., 1970.
Correspondence regarding book project by Brandon on the documentary film movement of the 1930s, 11 p., 1974-1976.
GOLDEN BOOKS SERIES
Correspondence, relating to project on Golden Books films for children, 10 p., 1949-1950.
MARKER, CHRIS AND BOUCHE-VILLENEUVE, Y.
Correspondence, with Chris Marker and Y. Bouche-Villeneuve, and others on Jai Alai and other projects, approx. 60 p., 1954-1955.
Correspondence with Rosenberg regarding various projects, 7 p., 1963.
Correspondence, on possible projects, 3 p., 1951.
Correspondence, regarding possible project ideas, 13 p., 1954-1955.
ARTURO TOSCANINI'S "HYMN OF THE NATIONS" (1945)
Clippings and publicity flyers, 3 items, 1946-1947, for film produced for the O.W.I Overseas Motion Pictures Bureau
Photographs by Herbert Gehr for Life Magazine. Approximately 60 photographs [Folder 1 of 2]
Photographs by Herbert Gehr for Life Magazine. Approximately 60 photographs. [Folder 2 of 2]
A CITY THAT DISAPPEARS (1950)
Outline by Lerner, 4 p., n.d., originally titled: A CITY THAT GREW.
THE LAND (1939)
Location shot (negative), Iowa, Oct. 1939 for documentary produced for the Agricultural Adjustment Agency.
MUSCLE BEACH (1946)
Clippings and correspondence, 1950-1951, 4 items.
A PLACE TO LIVE (1941)
Working outline by Muriel Rukeyser, 8 p., Jan. 6, 1941, with working title: City of Homes. Additional script materials, approx. 20 p., n.d.
Clippings and publicity flyers, 5 items, 1941, for documentary produced for Philadelphia Housing Association. Telegram (2/3/42) regarding Academy Award eligibility.
SUICIDE ATTACK (1951)
Clipping, 1951, 1 item.
SWEDES IN AMERICA (1943)
Clippings from Minnesota newspapers on documentary featuring Ingrid Bergman, 10 items, 1943.
TO HEAR YOUR BANJO PLAY (1946)
Shooting script by Alan Lomax with working title BANJO PICKIN' BOY, 12 p., dated Mar. 11, 1946. Two additional scripts, 6 and 10 pages respectively, n.d.
Publicity and clipping, 2 items, n.d.
FEATURE FILMS AND TELEVISION EPISODES
"B" MUST DIE (1973)
Script by Jose Luis Borau and Antonio Drove, 190 p., n.d.
Notes on screening, 3 p., Oct. 1973.
Correspondence regarding production and other matters with Jose Luis Borau, H.U. Rinderknecht (producer), Darren McGavin, and others, approx 80. p., 1973-1975. [Folder 1 of 2]
Correspondence regarding production and other matters with Jose Luis Borau, H.U. Rinderknecht (producer), Darren McGavin, and others, approx. 80 p., 1973-1975. [Folder 2 of 2]
"B" MUST DIE (1973)
Production materials, including editing notes made by Darren McGavin, 2 copies, 5 p. each, one with annotations, 1973, and budget outline, 4 p., n.d.
Minutes of special meeting of the board of directors of Taurean Investments N.V., regarding production problems and dispute with Darren McGavin, 4 p., Feb. 14, 1974.
BEN CASEY (TELEVISION PROGRAM)
Clippings regarding Lerner direction of BEN CASEY episodes, 3 items, 1961-1962.
CITY OF FEAR (1958)
Script, 113 p., Mar. 24, 1958.
Clippings, 2 items, 1959.
CRY OF BATTLE (1963)
Script, 161 p., n.d.
Script, incomplete, p.16-21, 125, 158, n.d.
Notes for the opening sequence, 2 p., Jan. 17, 1962
Telex of communication between Lerner and Jack Small, 1 item, n.d.
Clippings, 20 p., 1962-1963 from U.S. and Philippine newspapers and booklet "Entertainment Guide" from the Manila Chronicle, 21 p., Jan. 27, 1962.
Sketches for art direction, 7 items, n.d.
Background materials for research on film, incl. pamphlets Facts About the Philippines, 14 p., n.d., Philippine Life: Writing, 12 p., nd., Jose Rizal, 24 p., 1960.
Newswire from UPI by Albert E. Kaff reporting on controversy between Philippine govt. and film production, 3 items, n.d.
Scrapbook of clippings from Philippine newspapers on film production and surrounding controversy, with cover titled "TO BE A MAN, Irving Lerner, Manila, 1962", approx. 60 p., January-May 1962.
CUSTER OF THE WEST (1968)
Correspondence regarding project, 5 p., 1966-1968. Bibliography on Custer, 7 p., n.d. and lyrics and sheet music for film, 2 p., n.d. Mock-up for newspaper ad for film, 1 item, 1966.
EDGE OF FURY (1954)
Screenplay, titled WISTERIA COTTAGE, based on Robert Coates' novel by the same name, 215 p., n.d. Two pen and ink illustrations of cottage.
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS (TELEVISION PROGRAM)
Script for television series BEN CASEY, by John Meredyth Lucas, with annotations, 63 p., with 17 p. of shooting schedule notes, Mar. 1964. Alternate title: EVIDENCE OF THINGS NOT SEEN.
GOLD RUSH STORY (1951)
Photographs printed back to back, 24 images in 12 items, n.d.
HANG NO HATS ON DREAMS (TELEVISION PROGRAM)
Script for television series BEN CASEY, by Arthur Dales, with annotations, 60 p., with 20 p. of shooting schedule notes, Mar. 1963.
I HEAR AMERICA SINGING (TELEVISION PROGRAM)
Script for television series BEN CASEY, by Jack Curtis and Jack Laird, with annotations, 62 p., with 13 p. of shooting schedule notes, Oct. 1962.
MAN CRAZY (1952)
Script by Sidney Harmon and Philip Yordan, 108 p., n.d.
Clippings from Oct. 29, 1951 issues of Time and Newsweek reporting on case upon which film is based, 2 p.
Clippings, 1953-1954, 5 items.
MURDER BY CONTRACT (1958)
Shooting script, 104 p., Jan. 31, 1958, originally titled SHADOW PEOPLE. Master shooting schedule, 18 p., Jan. 23, 1958.
Publicity and clippings, approx. 25 items, 1959-1960.
Memo from L.J. Rachmil to Gordon Stulberg on cutting suggestions for film, 4 p., Mar. 31. 1958.
MUSTANG: THE HOUSE THAT JOE BUILT (1975)
Contract between Lerner and R.G. Productions II to edit film, 4 p., 1975, Budget for film, 7 p., n.d., Clippings, 2 p., 1975-1976.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (1976)
Second unit shot list, 27 p., Sept. 1976.
OEDIPUS REX (1956)
Script, 52 p., and Shooting notes, 8 p., both n.d.
Clippings and publicity, 4 items, 1957.
Script with annotations, 22 p., n.d.
THE ONLY GOOD INDIAN .. (TELEVISION PROGRAM)
Script for television series SEAWAY, by Abraham Polonsky, with annotations, 81 p., Aug. 30, 1965.
Script for television series BEN CASEY, by Lionel E. Siegel, with annotations, 73 p., with 11 p. of shooting schedule notes.
OVER THE FALLS (TELEVISION PROGRAM)
Script for television series SEAWAY, by Paul Jarrico, with annotations, 83 p., Dec. 1965.
PANCHO VILLA (1972)
Notes on the score, 2 p., 1972.
PEANUTS (TELEVISION PROGRAM)
Script for television series BEN CASEY, by Gilbert Ralston, 60 p., Sep. 1962.
RABBITS (TELEVISION PROGRAM)
Script for television series BEN CASEY, by Gilbert Ralston, 61 p., with 20 p. of shooting schedule notes, Sept. 1962. Alternate Title: THE FIREMAN WHO RAISED RABBITS.
THE RIVER NIGER (1976)
Contract between IATSE-MPMO and film producers, 2 p., 1975. Clipping from New York magazine, 1 p., Apr. 1976.
THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN (1969)
Screenplay by Philip Yordan adapted from Peter Shaffer's play, with annotations, 156 p., June 1968.
Script materials consisting of sections of screenplay, approx. 80 p., Aug. 1969?
Script outline with annotations, 37 p., n.d.
Script and production materials, including notes on photographic treatment, shooting notes, notes on music cues, and background research, approx. 180 p., 1968-1970.
Contracts between Lerner, Yordan and producers Anvil S.L., 23 p., 1968.
Correspondence regarding script and production with Yordan, Christopher Plummer, and others, 56 p., 1968-1969.
Clippings from U.S. and British newspapers, 50 p., 1968-1969. Magazine "Senior Scholastic" with story on the film, 24 p., 1969.
Notes on production of music for film, 15 p., n.d.
Clippings from British and American press, including 3 p. from "The Illustrated London News" of Sept. 27, 1969, total 19 p., 1969.
Editing script [Domestic Version Export Script, printed in England] with annotations, approx. 220 p., n.d.
Research material for costume and art direction, originally in binder titled: "Spain: People, Things", mostly pictorial and visual material, approx. 50 p., n.d.
Research material for costume and art direction, originally in binder titled: "Inca: 1 Place", mostly pictorial and visual material, approx. 50 p., n.d. Includes packet of 15 slides by Lerner.
Research material for costume and art direction, originally in binder titled: "Inca: 2 Things People", mostly pictorial and visual material, approx. 50 p., n.d.
SATURDAY, SURGERY AND STANLEY SCHULTZ (TELEVISION
Script for television series BEN CASEY, by Alvin Sargent, with annotations, 60 p., Aug. 1962.
THE SAVAGE EYE (1959)
Outline for a film, 11 p., n.d.
Correspondence, 1965, 3 pages.
SIX IMPOSSIBLE THINGS BEFORE BREAKFAST (TELEVISION
Script for television series BEN CASEY, by Don Brinkley, with annotations, 61 p., with 17 p. of shooting schedule notes, June 1963.
Script by Fred Haines, with annotations, 126 p., June 1970.
Directory of production personnel, 18 p., n.d.
Editing slates, approx. 60 p., n.d.
Diary in Lerner's writing, Oct. 5 to Oct. 17 (1973?), 30 p. in notebook.
Correspondence regarding production with Fred Haines, Thilo Theilen and others, 21 p., 1973-1974.
Clippings, 5 p., 1974.
Photographs, 4 items, n.d.
STUDS LONIGAN (1960)
Shooting script by Philip Yordan, 125 p., with annotations and appended material, n.d.
Script, incomplete: p.2-177, with annotations and appended material, n.d.
Narrative adaptation from James Farrell's novel, 114 p., n.d., with addendum of annotated clippings from book, approx. 30 p., n.d.
Scene outline for film, 8 p., n.d.
Notes on script and production, including notes on casting and notes on temporary shooting schedule, approx. 50 p., n.d., and small notebook with 10 p. of notes, n.d.
Testimony of 1948 censorship case against James Farrell, titled: The Author As Plaintiff, 58 p., n.d
Correspondence regarding production and distribution, 22 p., 1960-1961.
Photograph of Lerner with film critics in Brussels after viewing STUDS LONIGAN (known there as "BLUE JEANS, 1920"), photo dated Nov. 1960
Clippings from U.S., British and Belgian newspapers, 19 items, 1960-1963. Poster from San Fernando Valley State College for a film festival showing the film, March 1965.
Clippings from U.S. and British papers, 33 items, 1960. Issue of France's "Cinemonde" with article on p.16-17, June 28, 1960.
TIME IS THE ENEMY (TELEVISION PROGRAM)
Script for television series BEN CASEY, by Oliver Crawford, with annotations, 57 p., with 15 p. of shooting schedule notes, Oct. 1963.
TRIAL BY FIRE (TELEVISION PROGRAM)
Script for television series SEAWAY, by Lindsay Galloway, with annotations, 66 p., Nov. 15, 1965.
AFFAIR OF THE SKIN
Screen summary by Ben Maddow, 27 p., n.d.
AFTERNOON IN THE JUNGLE
Story idea, 4 p., n.d.
Script by William Norton and Lee Jenson, 144 p., n.d.
Correspondence with John Clayton regarding project, 1974, 4 p.
Notes on story idea, written and typed, 5 p. n.d.
Script materials for film project. Includes: outline by Carl Gottlieb, 9 p., 1975, outline by Jack Couffer, 18 p., n.d., screenplay by Couffer, 11 p., 1975, and notes, 11 p., n.d.
Correspondence with Gottlieb, Couffer and with Pete Seeger regarding project, 20 p., 1972-1975.
BATAILLE DU RAIL
Narrative, 40 p., n.d., in French and English, for film, with introductory letter, 2 p., Feb. 16, 1948.
Correspondence regarding scripts and projects, 41 p., 1969-1970.
Story by Dorothy Parker, 18 p., n.d., photocopy. Note book on ideas for film by Lerner, 8 p., 1969.
Correspondence and clippings, 1969-1972, 5 items.
Script by Bernard Gordon and Julien Zimet, 106 p., 1950.
THE BISHOP OF MUNSTER
Monologue, 3 p, n.d., by H.S. Kraft for the Hollywood Anti-Nazi League and distributed by the New Theater League.
THE BLUE-EYED WONDER
Script in novel form by Donald Richie, bound, 283 p., n.d.
Prospectus (production plan and story description), with resumes for Lerner, Richie and producer Lou Brandt, 22 p., n.d.
Screenplay with annotations and addenda, 120 p., n.d.
Chronological outline of story, 13 p., n.d.
Script materials, including notes on story evaluation, notes on specific scene sequences, outlines for scene and story, approx. 90 p., nd.
Production notes, including production budget, tentative budget outline, and production cost estimate, 21 p., n.d.
Notebook titled Casting Possibilities with four pages of notes, n.d.
Notes on production and script, 10 p., n.d. and small notebook of ideas, 4 p., n.d.
Correspondence regarding project, with Donald and Mary Richie and others, approx. 200 p., 1962-1968.
Clippings from U.S. and Japanese newpapers, on film project and on Japanese culture, 18 p., 1962-1964.
Phonograph recording of conversation between Lerner and Lee Jenson regarding synopsis of film, 3 discs of 3 in. diameter, Aug. 1963. Transcript of the conversation, 7 p., Aug. 1963.
BON VOYAGE AND HAPPY LANDING
Screenplay by Marc Behm, 119 p., n.d.
Story for film by Lee Jenson, 13 p., n.d.
Story for film on the Canary Islands, untitled, 16 p., n.d.
Correspondence regarding project, 22 p., 1961.
Story idea, 2 p., n.d.
DEATH OF A WORKER'S CHILD
Scenario for film, 3 p., n.d.
DIDN'T HE RAMBLE
Budget outline for film, 4 p., n.d.
Photograph of musical group, n.d., and phonograph (45 rpm) recording of "Shake 'em up" by same group, with cover letter, Dec. 1969.
EVERYBODY LOVES SATURDAY NIGHT
Notes on script and production, including budget detail, 22 p., 1964-1965
Correspondence regarding project, 5 p., 1965.
THE FEARFUL DATE
Screenplay by Marc Behm, 188 p., June 1967.
FIVE YOUNG MEN ARE FRIENDS
Story outline for film, by Donald Richie, 6 p., n.d.
THE FLUTES AND THE RIFLES
Story for film by Lee Jenson, 21 p., n.d., and short story version from a magazine, 5 p., n.d.
Screenplay by Marc Behm, 124 p., n.d.
Synopsis of film by Alain Robbe-Grillet, 41 p., n.d., with cover letter addressed to Haskell Wexler.
Publicity folder for film by Jose Luis Borau, alternately titled POACHERS, 16 p., 1975.
Script by Bernard Gordon, 69 p., n.d.
THE GOUFFE CASE
Clippings, 6 items, 1961.
HOW TO BECOME PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, DAD
Screen play by Bernard Gordon and Arnaud d'Usseau, 146 p., June 1968.
IN FLANDERS FIELDS
Screenplay by Marc Behm, 146 p., n.d.
INESSA, OR THE SEALED TRAIN
Story for film, by Lee Jenson, 9 p., n.d.
Short stories by Lee Jenson from magazines: Early American Love-In, 6 p., n.d., The Buffer Zone, 4 p., n.d., The Flight of the Gypsy Marko, 9 p., n.d.
Contracts between Lerner and partners regarding Lee Jenson projects, 5 p., 1965.
LAND OF THE GIANT WOMEN
Script by Julian Halevy, producer Bernard Gordon, 124 p., Aug. 1972.
Synopsis for film by J.L. Garcia Sanchez and Manolo Gutierrez, 21 p., n.d.
THE MAN WITHOUT A FACE
Story idea, 6 p., n.d.
Outline for film by David Seaton, 8 p., n.d.
NATZLER COLLECTION DOCUMENTARY
Prospectus for a documentary film, 5 p., 
NEW YORK CITY
Script for documentary written by Albert Maltz, 34 p., n.d.
Treatment for a documentary written by A. Hackenschmeid, 4 p., Mar. 10, 1945.
A PATTERN OF DISAPPEARANCES
Story for film, 5 p., n.d.
THE PLAYING FIELDS OF AMERICA
Narration for a documentary, 11 p., n.d.
Screenplay by Fern and Edward Mosk, 125 p., n.d.
RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY
Libretto of Weill and Brecht's opera in English and German, 18 p., n.d. Program from production at the Basler Theater, Basel, Switzerland, 27 p., 1973-1974.
SERGEANT HELMUT KRAUS, CIVILIAN
Clippings regarding project, 3 items, 1961.
SIX CRIMES WITHOUT A MURDER
Story outline, 2 p., n.d.
Synopsis for film adaptation of Thomas Berger's novel, by John Barchilon, 14 p., 1976. Correspondence with Barchilon regarding project, 2 p., 1976.
THE SPANISH GALLEON
Story for film, 8 p., n.d.
Commentary for sports film written by Riggs-Hurwitz, 14 p., July 20, 1945.
ST. ANTHONY'S FORTY BLONDES
Story by John Fante and Carey McWilliams, 51 p., n.d.
STRANGER IN MY ARMS
Story for film by Eugene Raskin, 4 p., n.d. Correspondence with Eugene and Francesca Raskin regarding various projects, 15 p., 1973-1974.
Treatment for documentary, 3 p., n.d.
SUPERANNUATION OR AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY
Story by Irving Lerner, 6 p., n.d.
THE TAXI THAT HURRIED
Film treatment by Lerner of the book by the same name, 5 p., n.d.
TEEN AGE STORY
Notes for a film from Lerner, 2 p., n.d.
Script by Robert Shaw, with annotations, 139 p., n.d.
A TIME OF MYSTERIOSO
Manuscript of novel by John Cacavas, 400 p., 1973.
TRUMPETS OUT OF THE SKY
Script for a film on American jazz, 6 p., n.d.
VALLEY MUSIC HALL, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Production materials for musical theater produced by LeRoy Prinz, approx. 60 p., 1965.
Case study of delinquent troubled teenager, incomplete, p.42-65, n.d.
Synopses by Wasserman of Salinger's Catcher in the Rye and of Andre Schwarz-Bart's A Woman Named Solitude, 12 and 9 p. respectively, 1976. Resume for Wasserman, 2 p., n.d.
WEDNESDAY AT MIDNIGHT
Script from Ben Maddow, 109 p., dated Apr. 11, 1949.
Stories and articles by Fred Wellington. Stories: Candles, n.d., Christmas With The Airborne, 1966, I'd Love to Turn You On, 1968. Articles: 2 articles on avant-garde and documentary film.
Story for a film, titled CANDLES, by Fred Wellington, 13 p., n.d., Notes on story, 8 p., n.d.
Script for a documentary, incomplete, p.3-21, n.d.
WGBH AMERICAN LABOR HISTORY SERIES
Proposal to NEH for grant to support research and pilot for television series, by Elsa Rassbach, approx. 100 p., Jan. 1975.
Correspondence with Elsa Rassbach and others regarding project, 4 p., 1976.
WHERE THE AIR IS CLEAR
Synopsis of screenplay by Lee Jenson of novel by Carlos Fuentes, 5 p., Jan. 1963
Clippings on various subjects, including articles from Theater Arts Monthly, approx. 22 p., 1930s-1950s.
Clippings on film topics from The Saturday Review, approx. 90 p., 1950.
Clippings on short story ideas for film, approx. 130 p., 1959-1964.
Clippings on ideas for film, 15 p., early 1970s.