Collection consists of scripts and production material related to various television
series produced by Irwin Allen. Each episode includes such documents as story idea,
script supervisor's annotated script, various versions of the script, cast and set lists,
shooting schedules, call sheets, daily production reports, budgets, director's and
writer's agreements, correspondence, and original sketches. Series include "Animal World"
(1956), "Land Of The Giants" (1967-70), "Lost In Space" (1965-68), "Swiss Family
Robinson" (1975), "The Time Tunnel" (1966-67), and "Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea"
Irwin was born June 12, 1916 in NY City; educated Columbia Univ., CCNY; editor, Key
Magazine, Hollywood; radio director and producer for 11 years; radio and literary
director of his own advertising agency before turning to film production in the early
50s; creator and producer of numerous television programs including, "Voyage To The
Bottom Of The Sea," "Lost In Space," "Land Of The Giant," "The Time Tunnel," and "Swiss
Family Robinson"; produced "The Poseidon Adventure" and "The Towering Inferno," ca.
1970s; died 1991.
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