Gerald Drayson Adams was a film and television writer. Among his credits are the films
Dead Reckoning and
Kissin Cousins and the television series
Maverick. The collection consists of screenplays, teleplays, treatments, and other writings for what appear to be movie and television
projects related to Adam's career.
There is very little biographical information available about Gerald Drayson Adams. It appears that he began his film and
television writing career in the 1940s. He has numerous motion picture and television writing credits including the films
Dead Reckoning with Humphrey Bogart and Haram Scarum and Kissin Cousins featuring Elvis Presley. His television work includes episodes of Bronco, Cheyenne, Maverick, and Northwest Passage.
6 boxes (3 linear ft)
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