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Leoni (Dennis E.) Resurrection Blvd. Papers
CSRC.0057  
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Description
Dennis E. Leoni is the creator and producer of Resurrection Blvd., a dramatic television series that ran on Showtime for three seasons from 2000-2002. This collection consists of scripts, production books, schedules and call sheets, memos, correspondence, resumes, head shots, art department materials, press kits, clippings and video cassettes related to the program.
Background
Dennis Leoni is the creator and executive producer of the Showtime dramatic series Resurrection Blvd. He also shares writing credits for various episodes of the series. Leoni was born in Tucson, Arizona. After attending the University of Arizona, Leoni began his career in the film and television industry as an actor and stunt man. Later, he worked his way into production via the hit television series Hawaii Five-O. While in Hawaii, he wrote his first screenplay, which led to various writing assignments for several popular television series including Covington Cross and The Commish. In addition to Resurrection Blvd. Leoni's television and film credits include Almost a Woman, Untombed, McKenna, Raven, Hull Street High, Bordertown, The Madness of Hanna Louise, and The Hunted White House. He has received numerous awards including the 2001 National Council of La Raza Alma Award for Outstanding Dramatic Series, the Nosotros Golden Eagle Award, the LEMI Vision Award, and the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award. Leoni was also the recipient of the Imagen Foundation's 2002 Norman Lear Writer's Award which honors the outstanding achievements of a Latino writer. He has served on the Board of Trustees for the National Association of Latino Independent Producers, a national membership organization that addresses the professional needs of Latino/Latina independent producers.
Extent
60 linear feet
Restrictions
These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of materials, including but not limited to infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.
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Open for research.