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Finding Aid for the Lawrence Turman Papers, 1960-1968
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lawrence Turman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1968
    Collection number: 506
    Creator: Turman, Lawrence
    Extent: 26 boxes (13 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Lawrence Turman (1926- ) was born in Los Angeles, California and was a independent producer. The collection consists of scripts, drafts, and related materials for eleven of Turman's films, including The Graduate.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Lawrence and Suzanne Turman, 1968

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lawrence Turman Papers (Collection 506). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3222585 


    Turman was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1926; attended UCLA; before becoming an independent producer, he was in the textile business; some of his films include: The Young Doctors (1961), I Could Go on Singing (1963), The Graduate (1967), The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1970), The Drowning Pool (1975), and Gang (1979).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of scripts, drafts, and related materials for the following films: The Young Doctors, I Could Go on Singing, The Best Man, The Flim Flam Man, Pretty Poison, When Michael Calls, Give Me the World, Ordeal By Hunger, Project Pilgrim, Mister Sam, and The Graduate.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Turman, Lawrence--Archives.
    Motion picture producers and directors--Archival resources.
    Film scripts.