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Finding Aid for the Elwood Ullman papers, ca. 1937-ca. 1964
PASC 159  
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Description
Elwood Ullman was a screenwriter best known for his work on The Three Stooges comedy features. The collection consists of various drafts of motion picture, television, and radio scripts, story ideas and outlines, treatments, publicity, and correspondence.
Background
Elwood Ullman was born in Memphis, Tennessee ca. 1903. After graduating from the University of Washington, Ullman worked as a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. In the late 1920s, he moved to Hollywood, CA to start a screen writing career working for both Columbia and RKO studios. His writing credits include drama and comedy, but he is best known for the more than 190 Three Stooges comedy features he wrote. In addition to his screenwriting, Ullman wrote short stories and articles for such publications as the Saturday Evening Post and Esquire. Ullman died October 11, 1985 in Los Angeles, CA.
Extent
17 linear ft. (41 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.