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Allen (Irwin) papers
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Irwin Allen had a long film and television career. The collection consists of scripts, production material, administrative files, and correspondence related to various television series produced by Irwin Allen.
Irwin Allen was born June 12, 1916 in NY City. He was educated at Columbia University and CCNY. He was the editor of Key Magazine, Hollywood; radio director and producer for 11 years; and radio and literary director of his own advertising agency before turning to film production in the early 50s. Allen was the creator and producer of numerous television programs including, "Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea," "Lost In Space," "Land Of The Giant," "The Time Tunnel," and "Swiss Family Robinson," and he produced "The Poseidon Adventure" and "The Towering Inferno," in the 1970s. Allen died in 1991.
65.7 Linear Feet (136 boxes)
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