Finding Aid for the Steven Keats scripts, 1973-1985

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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.

Biography

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.

Container List

Box 1

Carny United Artists. (1980)

Box 1

City Killer NBC. (1984)

Box 1

Deadly Force Embassy. (1983)

Box 1

Death Before Dishonor New World. (1987)

Box 1

Death Wish Paramount. (1974)

Box 1

Dracula's Dog. (1978)

Box 1

Eddie And The Cruisers Embassy. (1983)

Box 2

Fade To Black American Cinema. (1980)

Box 2

Flash Of Green A Spectra Film. (1985)

Box 2

Flashdance Paramount. (1983)

Box 2

Gambler The Paramount. (1974)

Box 2

Hostages (Sky Riders) 20th Century Fox. (1976)

Box 2

Joey Satori Entertainment. (1985)

Box 2

King Cobra (Venom) Paramount. (1982)

Box 3

My Love Letters New World. (1984)

Box 3

Next Stop, Greenwich Village. (1976)

Box 3

Nightwing Columbia. (1979)

Box 3

Oasis The. (1984)

Box 3

Runner Stumbles (The) 20th Century Fox. (1979)

Box 3

Silent Rage Columbia. (1982)

Box 3

Simon Warner Bros. (1980)

Box 3

Soup For One Warner Bros. (1982)

Box 4

Turk 20th Century Fox. (1821) (1982)

Box 4

Two Jakes The Paramount. No Date.

Box 4

Unseen (The) (1981)

Box 4

Urban Cowboy. (1980)

Box 1

Who'll Stop The Rain? United Artists. (1978)

Box 4

Voices United Artists. (1979)

Box 4

Yanks. (1979)

Box 5

Buck, play by Ronald Ribman. (undated)

Box 5

Bureau, The, play by Jerry Ludwig, (revised, ) February, 25, 1981.

Box 5

Coming And Going, play by Harvey Rattner. (August 1980)

Box 6

For Chicken Snake, play by J. Strahs, (second draft, ) undated.

Box 5

Haywire -- Part I AND Part II, play by James Costigan, (revised first draft, ) September 6, 1978.

Box 5

Jackson County Jail, (TV pilot), teleplay by Ralph Gabys Wilson and Miller, based on a story by Michael Miller, Jeff Begun, and Ralph Gaby Wilson. (final revision, ) undated.

Box 5

John, play by Edith Wehile. 1982.

Box 5

Just The Way It was, play by Rob Sullivan. (undated)

Box 5

K-2, play by Patrick Meyers, (Arena Stage, Washington D.C., ) undated.

Box 6

Kid Twist, Play by Len Jenkin, (revised ) 1/10/80.

Box 6

Loose Ends, play by David Shaber. (undated)

Box 6

Lunching, play by Alan Gross. (undated)

Box 7

Mabou Mines : "Cold Harbor", text by Dale Worsley, with excerpts from the memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant and Julia Dent Grant. January, 20, 1983.

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)
Box 5

Maxx, play by James Komack, (revised, ) October 27, 1978.

Box 6

Modigliani, play by Dennis Mcintyre. (undated)

Box 6

Once A Catholic, play by Mary O'Malley. (undated)

Box 6

One Tiger To A Hill, play by Sharon Pollock. (undated)

Box 6

Prairie Solitaire: "The Man Who Became A Woman", based on the short story by Sherwood Anderson and "Fudge", based on the short story by Meridel Le Sueur. (undated)

Box 7

Put Them All Together, play by Anne Commire. 1978.

Box 7

Serendipity, play by Allan Scott. (undated)

Box 7

Sunday Runners In The Rain, play by Israel Horovitz. 1980.

Box 7

Terra Nova, play by Ted Tally. (August 1977)

Box 7

Triumph Of The Monkey (The) play by Joyce Carol Oates. (undated)

Box 7

What's Wrong With This Picture?, play by Donald Margulies, (Manhattan Theatre Club, New York, ) 1984.

Box 7

Winter Dancers (The) play by David Lan. (undated)