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Finding Aid for the Steven Keats scripts, 1973-1985
PASC 33  
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  • Restrictions on Access
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
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  • Title: Steven Keats scripts
    Collection number: PASC 33
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.0 linear ft. (7 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1973-1985
    Abstract: Steven Keats was actor for film, television, and theater. The collections comprises scripts related to Keats's career.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
    Creator: Keats, Steven

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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 Steven Keats, 1986.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Steven Keats scripts (Collection PASC 33). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.


    Steven Keats was born in New York, 1945. He graduated from Manhattan's High School for the Performing Arts and then served in Viet Nam (1965-1966) before attending the Yale School of Drama and Montclair State College. Keats made his Broadway debut in the second cast of Oh! Calcutta (1970). His film roles include Hester Street, Death Wish, and Black Sunday. His television roles include The Awakening Land and The Executioner's Song. Keats died May 1994 of an apparent suicide.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of motion picture, television, and theatre scripts related to the career of actor Steven Keats. Boxes 1- 4 contain screenplays. Boxes 5-7 contain scripts for television productions and playscripts. Productions represented in the collection include Death Wish , Eddie And The Cruisers , Flashdance , and The Runner Stumbles , among others.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The script files are arranged alphabetically by project title.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1972967 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Keats, Steven--Archives
    Actors--United States--Archival resources.