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Mizzy (Vic) papers
PASC-M.0144  
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Description
The collection consists of manuscript and reproduction scores by composer Vic Mizzy for television series (including the Addams Family and Green Acres), made-for-television movies, and films, as well as manuscript songs and published sheet music. Also present are personal papers and correspondence, photographs, audiovisual material (especially audiotapes), books, and artifacts.
Background
Composer Vic Mizzy was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 9, 1916. He worked as a songwriter in New York for several decades and moved to Los Angeles in 1963 to write music for television. Mizzy composed the themes and scores for the hit programs The Addams Family, Green Acres, and other sitcoms and made-for-television movies. In addition, he wrote music for a number of films including The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966), The Reluctant Astronaut (1967), and Don't Make Waves (1967). Mizzy also contributed music to the Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007) films. His first wife was the singer and radio personality Mary Small. Vic Mizzy died in Los Angeles, California on October 17, 2009.
Extent
48 Linear Feet (30 boxes, 20 oversize flat boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical 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.
Availability
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