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Finding Aid for the Mort Fine Papers, 1950-1968
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Mort Fine Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1968
    Collection number: 347
    Creator: Fine, Mort
    Extent: 18 boxes (9 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mort Fine, 1968.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Mort Fine Papers (Collection 347). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233018 

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains radio, motion picture, and television scripts written by Mort Fine and David Friedkin. Also contains business records of Friedkin & Fine, including contracts, production reports, story ideas, and business and personal correspondence. Includes scripts for such television programs as the Alfred Hitchcock Hour, I Spy, Our Miss Brooks, and The Virginian. Two phonograph records of radio shows are shelved separately.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Television plays (Boxes 1-6).
    2. Radio scripts (Boxes 7-12).
    3. Motion picture screenplay and musical review (Box 12).
    4. Business records of Friedkin & Fine (Boxes 13-17).
    5. Friedkin & Fine personal and miscellaneous (Boxes 17-18).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Fine, Mort--Archives.
    Friedkin & Fine--Archives.
    Television writers--United States--Archival resources.
    Radio writers--United States--Archival resources.
    Screenwriters--United States--Archival resources.
    Television scripts.
    Radio scripts.