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Leigh Vance papers, 1968-1987
PASC 227  
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography/History
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Title: Leigh Vance papers
    Collection number: PASC 227
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.0 linear ft. (7 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1968-1987
    Abstract: Leigh Vance is best known as a writer and film producer. He was also a founding officer of the British Writers Guild and former president of the International Writers Guild. The collection consists of fifty-seven scripts for television series such as Mission Impossible, The Phoenix, and Switch, among others. Also includeded are eleven scripts for motion pictures such as Air Force One Is Down, Crossplot, Dawn of Time, and Queen of Diamonds, among others.
    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: Vance, Leigh

    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 Leigh Vance, 1987.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Leigh Vance Papers (Collection PASC 227). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4435866 

    Biography/History

    Leigh Vance was a writer and film producer. He was also a founding officer of the British Writers Guild and former president of the International Writers Guild. His motion picture credits include The Black Windmill, The Frightened City, and The Shakedown, among others. He moved to Hollywood and wrote for and produced several television series including Baretta, Cannon , and Hart to Hart, among others. Leigh Vance died in Los Angeles on October 15, 1994 from a brief illness.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of materials related to the career of writer and producer Leigh Vance. The bulk of the collection are script files for television series representing Mission Impossible, The Phoenix, and Switch, among others. Also included are script materials for motion pictures such as Air Force One Is Down, Crossplot, Dawn of Time, and Queen of Diamonds, among others.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Motion Picture Projects
    2. Television Projects

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Vance, Leigh--Archives.
    Television producers and directors--Archives.
    Television writers--Archives.