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Finding Aid for the Meyer Dolinsky Television and Motion Picture Scripts, 1954-1984
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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Meyer Dolinsky Television and Motion Picture Scripts,
    Date (inclusive): 1954-1984
    Collection number: 179
    Origination: Dolinsky, Meyer
    Extent: 21 boxes (8.75 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Arts Special Collections
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Shelf location: Held at SRLF. Please contact the Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Restrictions on Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Meyer Dolinsky Television and Motion Picture Scripts, 1954-1984. (Collection 179). Performing Arts Special Collections, Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.


    Dolinsky was born Oct. 13, 1923 in Chicago, IL; UC Los Angeles, BA, 1949, Univ. So. CA, secondary teaching credential, 1950; started his writing career, 1947; used pen name, Mike Dolinsky for various publications; contributor to more than 80 radio and television episodes including, "Mr. Novak," "Star Trek," "Outer Limits," "Hawaii Five-0," and "Science Fiction Theatre."


    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Television and feature films, including unproduced projects
    2. Television series, including pilots
    3. Treatments and ideas

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of materials related to various television series and motion pictures contributed to by Meyer Dolinsky. Includes scripts, story ideas, treatments, and drafts. Contains materials for television series such as "Cannon "(1972-73), "Ben Casey "(1963), "Cagney and Lacey "(1982), "Coverup "(1984), "Dr. Kildare "(1965), "Hawaii Five-O "(1969-72), "Mr. Novak "(1964), "Outer Limits "(1963), and "Space "(1959). Contains materials for motion pictures such as "As Young As We Were "(1958) and "Fifth Floor "(1980).

    Access Points

    Dolinsky, Meyer --Archives.
    Television writers --California --Los Angeles --Archival resources.
    Screenwriters --California --Los Angeles --Archival resources.