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Glenn Padnick script files, 1990-1995
PASC 347  
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  • Title: Glenn Padnick script files
    Collection number: PASC 347
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 linear ft. (9 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1990-1995
    Abstract: Glenn Padnick was one of the founders of Castle Rock Entertainment. During his career Padnick oversaw the activities of many television shows, but may be best known for his work on the television program, Seinfeld. The collection consists of script files, and occasional shooting schedules, treatments, and interoffice memos related to Padnick's career as a television executive.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    creator: Padnick, Glenn

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Performing Arts 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Glenn Padnick script files (Collection PASC 347). UCLa Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    At the time this finding aid was created, there was limited biographical information available about Glenn Padnick. Padnick was one of the founders of Castle Rock Entertainment, formed in 1987. He served as president until the early 2000s and oversaw all television production. Prior to his tenure at Castle Rock, he was president of Embassy Television (1984-1987) and was responsible for such programs as Who's the Boss, The Facts of Life, and Married with Children, among others. During his career Padnick may be best known for his work on the television sitcom, Seinfeld.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of script files related to the career of television executive Glenn Padnick, from ca. 1990-1995. Included among the files are various drafts of scripts along with a very small amount of shooting schedules, treatments, and inter-office memos for produced and unproduced projects. A very small number of the scripts include annotations. The bulk of the collection contains material for the Emmy-nominated television series, Seinfeld. Other projects include Great Scott!, The Lazarus Man, The Please Watch the Jon Lovitz Special, The Taylors, and A Mom's Life and Ump! which are unproduced, development projects.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The files are arranged alphabetically by project title.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Padnick, Glenn
    Television producers and directors -- Archival resources.
    television scripts