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Leonard Gershe papers, 1944-2000
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40 Carats.

Box 7

40 Carats A screenplay by Leonard Gershe - revised motion picture shooting script - set photographs. 1972 Aug 22.

Box 7

40 Carats publicity reviews - clippings. 1972.

 

According to Jan.

Box 7

According To Jan A teleplay by Leonard Gershe - The Janet Leigh Show teleplay script. no date.

Box 7

According To Jan by Leonard Gershe - The Janet Leigh Show first draft teleplay script. 1967.

 

Boys On Top (The).

Box 8

Boys On Top (The) by Leonard Gershe - synopsis. no date.

 

Broadway Babies.

Box 8

Broadway Babies - contracts. 1978.

Box 8

Broadway Babies A musical comedy, book by Leonard Gershe - synopsis and first draft script (musical). 1978.

Box 8

Broadway Babies by Leonard Gershe - script (musical). no date.

 

Butterflies Are Free.

Box 1

[Butterflies Are Free] - play script. no date.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free - photos by Max Eisen 234 West 44th Street NY, NY 10036. no date.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free "Le Fafalle Sono Libre" Italian - script. no date.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free (1 of 2) - letters and personal ephemera. 1969-1985.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free (2 of 2) - letters and personal ephemera. 1969-1985.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free a Frankovich production - original screenplay and shooting script. 1971.

Box 1

Butterflies Are Free A play by Leonard Gershe - annotated play script. no date.

Box 1

Butterflies Are Free An original screenplay by Leonard Gershe - shooting script. 1971 Aug 16.

General note

Bound with production information and stills.
Box 1

Butterflies Are Free Australia - production rights, correspondence, and royalty information. 1970-1971.

Box 1

Butterflies Are Free Austria - production rights agreement. 1989.

Box 1

Butterflies Are Free Austria English Speaking Theatre of Vienna - reviews and ephemera. 1990.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free bus and truck - clippings. 1971-1972.

Box 1

Butterflies Are Free Canada - production rights and correspondence. 1971, 1979-1980.

Box 1

Butterflies Are Free China - production rights agreement. 2000.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free correspondence pre-Broadway. 1968-1969.

Box 1

Butterflies Are Free Czechoslovakia - production rights, correspondence, and financial statements. 1973-1990.

Box 1

Butterflies Are Free Dutch - production rights, correspondence, financial statements, and agreement. 1970-1980, 2000.

Box 1

Butterflies Are Free England (1 of 2) - ephemera and clippings - clippings. 1970, 1982.

Box 1

Butterflies Are Free England (2 of 2) - ephemera and clippings - ephemera. 1970, 1982.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free Eric Douglas Dinner Playhouse, Inc. Kansas City, MO - correspondence, clippings, and ephemera. 1986.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free film letters - clippings and correspondence. 1972.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free film reviews and articles (1 of 2) - clippings, ephemera, and correspondence. 1972.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free film reviews and articles (2 of 2) - clippings, ephemera, and correspondence - clippings and ephemera. 1972.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free film stills. 1972.

Box 1

Butterflies Are Free France - production rights, correspondence, and ephemera. 1970-1989.

General note

Oversized material moved to Box 15.
Box 15

Butterflies Are Free France - production rights, correspondence, and ephemera - poster removed from Box 1. 1970, 1972.

General note

Oversized material pulled from Box 1.
Box 2

Butterflies Are Free France, Belgium - clippings and ephemera. 1970, 1972.

Box 2

Butterflies Are Free Germany - clippings and correspondence. 1971.

Box 2

Butterflies Are Free Germany - production rights, correspondence, and financial statements. 1969-1997.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free Gloria Swanson NY reviews - clippings and ephemera. 1971.

Box 2

Butterflies Are Free Greece - production rights, correspondence, and contract. 1970-1994.

Box 2

Butterflies Are Free Greece, Turkey, So. Africa, Israel, Australia - photos, clippings, and ephemera. 1970-1971.

Box 2

Butterflies Are Free Holland - scripts, clippings, ephemera, and photos. 1970.

Box 2

Butterflies Are Free Hungary - production rights, correspondence, and financial statements. 1971-1999.

Box 2

Butterflies Are Free India - production rights. 1971.

Box 2

Butterflies Are Free Ireland - production rights. 1972.

Box 2

Butterflies Are Free Israel - production rights, correspondence, financial statements, and agreement. 1971-2000.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free Italy - clippings and ephemera. 1971.

General note

Oversized material moved to Box 15.
Box 15

Butterflies Are Free Italy - clippings and ephemera - poster removed from Box 3. 1971.

General note

Oversized material pulled from Box 3.
Box 2

Butterflies Are Free Italy - production rights and correspondence. 1970-1973, 1995, 1997.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free Japan - production rights and agreement. 1980, 1990.

Box 4

Butterflies Are Free Konzertkirektion Landgraf Neustadt-Schwarzwald - correspondence and clippings. 1973-1975.

General note

German scrapbook.
Box 1

Butterflies Are Free language translations - performing rights documents. 1983, 1985, 1997.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free McGraw-Hill or S. French - correspondence and reprint permissions. 1980.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free Mexico - production rights and agreement. 1970-1983.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free Miami Beau Bridges, Ann Southern, Pamela Kingsley - clippings. 1971.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free misc. production correspondence. 1970-1980.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free motion pictures - correspondence and royalty statements. 1969-1982.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free National Company (1 of 3) - ephemera and clippings - ephemera. 1970-1971.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free National Company (2 of 3) - ephemera and clippings - clippings. 1970-1971.

Box 6

Butterflies Are Free National Company (3 of 3) - ephemera and clippings - clippings. 1970-1971.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free Poland - clippings and ephemera. 1972-1976.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free Poland (1 of 2) - production rights, correspondence, and financial statements. 1971-1977.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free Poland (2 of 2) - production rights, correspondence, and financial statements. 1978-1987.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free Portugal - production rights. 1971.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free Puerto Rico - production rights. 1971.

Box 4

Butterflies Are Free quote from Iran-Contra hearings - clippings. 1987.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free Random House - correspondence and royalty statements. 1970-1975.

Box 4

Butterflies Are Free reviews - photocopies and ephemera. 1969-1970.

Box 4

Butterflies Are Free reviews and clippings. 1969-1970.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free Samuel French (stock and amateur) - correspondence, agreement, and reprint permissions. 1969-1979, 1994-1995.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free Scandinavia - production rights, correspondence, financial statements, and agreement. 1970-1974, 1991.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free So. Africa - production rights, correspondence, and financial statements. 1971, 1985.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free So. America - production rights, correspondence, financial statements, and agreement. 1971-1980, 1994.

Box 3

Butterflies Are Free So. America, Mexico (1 of 2) - script, correspondence, photos, clippings, and ephemera - script, correspondence, photos, and ephemera. 1971.

Box 4

Butterflies Are Free So. America, Mexico (2 of 2) - script, correspondence, photos, clippings, and ephemera - clippings and ephemera. 1971.

Box 4

Butterflies Are Free Spain - correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and photos. 1971.

General note

Oversized material moved to Box 15.
Box 15

Butterflies Are Free Spain - correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and photos - poster removed from Box 4. 1970.

General note

Oversized material pulled from Box 4.
Box 4

Butterflies Are Free Spain - production rights, correspondence, financial statements, and agreement. 1970-1975, 1994.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free stock - clippings and ephemera. 1971-1972, 1976.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free summer stock reviews - clippings, correspondence, and ephemera. 1969.

Box 4

Butterflies Are Free Sweden, Denmark, Norway - correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and photos. 1971.

General note

Oversized material moved to Box 15.
Box 15

Butterflies Are Free Sweden, Denmark, Norway - correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and photos - posters removed from Box 4. 1971.

General note

Oversized material pulled from Box 4.
Box 4

Butterflies Are Free Turkey - production rights, correspondence, and agreement. 1970, 1988.

Box 5

Butterflies Are Free TV - production rights, correspondence, and agreement. 1977-1979.

Box 4

Butterflies Are Free West Indies - production rights. 1972.

Box 4

Butterflies Are Free Yugoslavia - production rights. 1971, 1973.

Box 13

Gershe Butterflies Are Free - cast photo album from New York (Broadway) production. 1970 June 10.

 

Climb Upon My Knee.

Box 8

Climb Upon My Knee A comedy by Leonard Gershe - script and correspondence. 1966.

Box 8

Climb Upon My Knee by Leonard Gershe - script (play). no date.

Box 8

Climb Upon My Knee by Leonard Gershe - script (play). no date.

 

Delicate Outrage (A ).

Box 8

Delicate Outrage (A) by Leonard Gershe, Outline for It Takes A Thief - synopsis and motion picture script. no date.

 

Destry Rides Again.

Box 7

Destry "Fair Warning" lyrics. no date.

Box 9

Destry England, British Production - correspondence, clippings, and ephemera. 1981-1982.

General note

Oversized material moved to Box 15.
Box 15

Destry England, British Production - poster removed from Box 9. 1981-1982.

General note

Oversized material pulled from Box 9.
Box 9

Destry Rides Again by Leonard Gershe - script (musical), ephemera, and set photographs. ca. 1959.

 

Eulogies, Speeches, and Toasts Written or Collected by L. Gershe.

Box 14

Eulogies, Speeches, and Toasts (1 of 3) - scripts, ephemera, and clippings. 1944-1996.

Box 14

Eulogies, Speeches, and Toasts (2 of 3) - scripts, ephemera, and clippings - ephemera. 1944-1996.

Box 14

Eulogies, Speeches, and Toasts (3 of 3) - scripts, ephemera, and clippings - Kennedy clippings and ephemera. 1944-1996.

Box 14

Remembering Connie Salinger cassette tape. no date.

 

Fame and Fortune.

Box 9

Fame and Fortune (The Enchanted Cottage) A screenplay by Leonard Gershe - first draft script. 1977.

Box 9

Fame and Fortune (The Enchanted Cottage) by Leonard Gershe - second draft screenplay. 1977 Dec 2.

General note

Two script copies.
 

Friend of the Family.

Box 9

Friend of the Family by Leonard Gershe - script (play). no date.

 

Funny Face.

Box 9

Funny Face by Leonard Gershe - revised final white motion picture script with set photographs - new print clipping. 1956 Mar 21, 1990.

Box 7

Music and lyrics. 1956.

 

Hand in Hand.

Box 10

Hand in Hand - synopsis. no date.

 

Horse Opera.

Box 15

Horse Opera A musical satire by Enoch Sheraton (book) and Leonard Gershe (music and lyrics) - music for Horse Opera - music and lyrics pulled from Box 10. no date.

General note

Oversized material pulled from Box 10.
Box 10

Horse Opera A musical satire by Enoch Sheraton (book) and Leonard Gershe (music and lyrics) - script. 1947.

General note

Oversized material moved to Box 15.
Box 7

Horse Opera lyrics. no date.

 

I Married A Star.

Box 10

I Married A Star - Outline of a half hour comedy by Leonard Gershe. no date.

 

Jacobowsky and the Colonel.

Box 10

Jacobowsky and the Colonel A musical by Leonard Gershe (book) and Stan Daniels (music and lyrics) - first draft script. 1976 Aug.

 

Lawsuit Gershe v. Haver, et al. (A Star Is Born - Born In A Trunk).

Box 14

[Gershe v. Haver, et al. suit] - request for documents and interrogatories. 1989.

Box 14

Born in a Trunk libel suit - correspondence and clippings. 1985, 1996-1991.

Box 14

Deposition - Gershe v. Haver, Luft, and Knopf, Inc.. 1990.

Box 14

Knopf's requests - correspondence and legal documentation. 1989.

Box 14

Libel settlement, apology statement, Luft dismissal letter - correspondence and legal documentation. 1991.

Box 14

M.S. Luft - correspondence and legal documentation. 1954, 1985.

Box 14

Stein and Kahan contract - correspondence and financial statement. 1989, 1991.

 

Man in the Santa Claus Suit (The).

Box 10

The Man in the Santa Claus Suit A teleplay by George Kirgo, Story by Leonard Gershe - first script after final draft - correspondence. 1979 Oct 11.

Box 10

The Man in the Santa Claus Suit An outline by Leonard Gershe - annotated and revised script pages. 1979 May 23, 1979 Sept 11.

 

Mato Grosso.

Box 10

Mato Grosso by Leonard Gershe - outline for a mystery-adventure series for TV, including synopsis for a feature film. no date.

 

Misc. Correspondence.

Box 13

American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) Correspondence. 1984, 1989.

Box 7

Gloria Vanderbilt - handwritten note. no date.

Box 13

Letter and photo from Peter Turrini - personal ephemera. no date.

 

Miss Pell Is Missing.

Box 10

Miss Pell Is Missing by Leonard Gershe - corrected script (play) - set photographs and ephemera. ca. 1962.

 

Music Written or Collected by L. Gershe.

Box 7

Addinsell Music. 1954-1959.

Box 7

Alive and Kicking lyrics by Leonard Gershe and music by Irma Jurist. 1947.

Box 7

Lyrics by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blanc. no date.

Box 14

Marti Stevens - musical numbers list for The American Musical Comedy Script. ca. 1980s.

Box 7

Music by Addinsell. 1948, 1950.

Box 14

Songs of Irving Berlin - songbook and tribute ephemera. 1990.

Box 7

Star Is Born (A) - music and lyrics. 1954.

Box 7

Various lyrics and music sheets. no date.

Box 7

Wedding Day (Ogden Nash and Vernon Duke). no date.

 

No Strings.

Box 10

No Strings (1 of 2) - by Leonard Gershe - A screenplay from the musical play by Richard Rodgers (music and lyrics) and Samuel Taylor (book). no date, 1966.

Box 11

No Strings (2 of 2) - by Leonard Gershe - A synopsis, reviews, and correspondence. no date, 1966.

 

Nutcracker (The).

Box 11

Nutcracker (The ) - synopsis and correspondence. 1966.

Box 11

Nutcracker (The) (1 of 2) - by Leonard Gershe - first draft screenplay. no date, 1967.

Box 11

Nutcracker (The) (2 of 2) - by Leonard Gershe - screenplay drafts and correspondence. no date, 1967.

 

Photographs.

Box 13

Photo album - "Lennys". no date.

Box 13

Unidentified photographs. no date.

 

Rear Window.

Box 11

Rear Window - contract and correspondence. 1982.

Box 11

Rear Window A play by Leonard Gershe from a story by Cornell Woolrich - second draft script (play). no date.

Box 11

The All New.. Rear Window A screenplay by Leonard Gershe from the story Rear Window by Cornell Woolrich. no date.

 

Second Time Around.

Box 11

Second Time Around written by Leonard Gershe - screenplay. 1974 Dec 10.

 

Silk Stockings.

Box 11

Silk Stockings by Leonard Gershe - changes to motion picture script - set photographs. ca. 1956-1957.

 

Snacks.

Box 12

Snacks A play by Leonard Gershe - play script. 1980 June.

Box 12

Snacks - Brisson contract. 1982.

Box 12

Snacks - Brisson correspondence and clippings. 1982.

Box 12

Snacks - clippings, correspondence, photos, and ephemera. 1984, 1987.

Box 12

Snacks - Jim McKenzie (Connecticut Theatre Foundation) contract. 1984.

 

Stone of Chastity (The).

Box 12

The Stone of Chastity - synopsis. no date.

 

Swing Low, Sweet Harriet.

Box 12

Swing Low, Sweet Harriet (1 of 2) - script - revised first draft script. 1967-1968.

Box 12

Swing Low, Sweet Harriet (2 of 2) - script - script outline, ephemera, revised first draft script. 1967-1968.

 

That's Entertainment, Too.

Box 12

That's Entertainment, Too - songwriters sequence. 1975 June.

 

That's Willie for You.

Box 12

That's Willie for You A screen treatment by Leonard Gershe - synopsis. no date.

 

TJB on Tour (The).

Box 13

The TJB on Tour by Leonard Gershe - treatment first draft synopsis. no date.

 

Tuppence Coloured (Europe Trip).

Box 8

Europe (1 of 3) - ephemera, correspondence, and clippings - correspondence and Tuppence Coloured ephemera and clippings. 1947.

Box 8

Europe (2 of 3) - ephemera, correspondence, and clippings - telegrams and travel ephemera. 1947.

Box 8

Europe (3 of 3) - ephemera, correspondence, and clippings - clippings. 1947.

 

Valentine Hatchett.

Box 13

Valentine Hatchett A comedy by Leonard Gershe - play script. no date.

 

Who Is Sylvia.

Box 13

Who Is Sylvia A screenplay by Leonard Gershe - second draft script. 1959 Feb 3.

Box 7

Who Is Sylvia music and lyrics. no date.

 

Wilds of Pasadena (The).

Box 13

Wilds of Pasadena (The) created by Norman Abbott, written by Leonard Gershe - TV script and correspondence. 1969.