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  • Restrictions on Access
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  • Scope and Content
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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Paul Monash papers
    Creator: Monash, Paul
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.2312
    Physical Description: 150 Linear Feet (320 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1956-1969
    Abstract: Paul Monash was a writer and producer and served as a producer for the television shows Peyton Place and Judd, for the Defense among many others. He also produced motion pictures, such as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Slaughterhouse-five. The collection consists of first and final draft scripts and writer's notes for the television series Peyton Place and Judd, for the Defense.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Paul Monash Papers (Collection 2312). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Paul Monash, 1969.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Arts Special Collections Staff, pre-1999.
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    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9980429643606533 


    Paul Monash was born in Harlem, NY on June 14, 1917. He earned a B.A. in journalism from the University of Wisconsin and an M.A. in education from Columbia University. He started his career in early television contributing scripts to Studio One, Playhouse 90, and Kraft Theater. In 1959 Monash produced, and wrote the pilot show for series The Untouchables. He went on to Twentieth Century-Fox writing the pilot episode and serving as producer for series Peyton Place and serving as producer for Judd for the Defense. His film credits include Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Slaughterhouse-Five, and Carrie among others. He won a Golden Globe Award (1980) for the television film All Quiet on the Western Front, Humanitas Award (1997), for George Wallace, and 2000, he received the Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award from the Writers Guild of America. Paul Monash died in January 2003.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of material related to the career of writer and producer, Paul Monash. Included are first and final draft scripts and writer's notes for the television series Judd for the Defense and Peyton Place.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The collections is arranged in loose chronological order by television series title.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Television writers -- United States.
    Television producers and directors -- United States
    Monash, Paul