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Englund (Ken) papers
PASC.0157  
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Description
Ken Englund was a magazine writer when he began writing sketches and special material for vaudeville, radio, stage and film. The collection consists of script material for motion pictures, television, stage, and radio written by Englund and his collaborators.
Background
Englund was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 6, 1911. He began his career as a magazine writer and started writing material for vaudeville routines, radio shows, stage musicals, and film. Film projects include The Big Broadcast (1938), No No Nanette (1940), This Thing Called Love (1941), and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947). Englund served as lead writer for Dr. Joyce Brothers' television series and contributed scripts to television programs including The Jackie Gleason Show, My Three Sons, That Girl, and The Loretta Young Show. He also served as president of the Writers Guild of America, West. Englund died on March 3, 1993.
Extent
12.5 Linear Feet (25 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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