Finding Aid for the Dennis Alfred scripts, 1960s-1980s

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Performing Arts Special Collections
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Dennis Alfred scripts,
Date (inclusive): 1960s-1980s
Collection number: 276
Creator: Dennis, Alfred
Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Abstract: Actor Dennis Alfred has appeared on film, television and stage. The collection consists of scripts that appear to be related to Dennis' local and/or community theater involvement.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts 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, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

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.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2002.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Dennis Alfred scripts (Collection 276). Performing Arts Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

There is very little biographical information available about Dennis Alfred. As an actor, Alfred has appeared in a number of motion picture, television, and stage productions. Among his motion picture and television credits are The Jerk, The Shootist, Get Smart, Kojak, and The Monkees. Among his theater credits are the Off-Broadway production of One Night Stands of a Noisy Passenger and Kool Aid. Alfred also has been involved in community theater as actor and director with productions such as Cabaret, Can-Can, Show Boat, South Pacific, and Victory Canteen.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of what appears to be play scripts related to the career of Alfred Dennis. Included in the collection are a variety of scripts that appear to be for community and/or local theater productions during the 1960s-1980s. Among the scripts are Cabaret, Can Can, Fiddler on the Roof, Kiss Me Kate, Man of La Mancha, Show Boat, and South Pacific. It is clear to what extent Dennis was involved with the productions or where they were produced. Additionally, there are occasional clippings and ephemera found with selected scripts.

Organization and Arrangement

The scripts are arranged alphabetically by production title.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Dennis, Alfred -- Archives.
Actors -- Archival resources.
Theater -- Production and direction -- Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Scripts (documents)


Container List

Box 1

Born Yesterday - play script no date

Box 3

Cabaret - play script 1966 Nov 20

Box 1

Caesar and Cleopatra - play script no date

Box 2

Call Me Madam- annotated play script no date

Box 2

Can Can - play script no date

Box 4

Can Can - play script no date

Box 4

Can Can - play script no date

Box 4

Carnival - play script no date

Box 1

Cradle Will Rock (The) - play script no date

Box 4

Cyrano de Bergerac - play script, newspaper clippings, playbill, and ephemera no date

Note

Appears to be Cyrano de Bergerac.
Box 6

Dame Wiggin's Dilemma - play script and music no date

Box 5

Darling Rodalinda (Fledermaus) - playbills no date

Box 5

Die Fledermaus - dialogue and reviews 1984 April

Box 5

Die Fledermaus - newspaper clippings, L.A. Opera Theater newsletter and program 1984 April

Box 5

Die Fledermaus - opera and score 1951

Box 5

Die Fledermaus - play script no date

Box 5

Die Fledermaus - rehearsal schedule and dialogue 1984 March

Box 4

Dybbuk (The) - play script no date

Box 1

Fetch Me a Fig Leaf - annotated play script no date

Box 5

Fiddler - stage manager play script no date

Box 4

Fiddler on the Roof - play script, stagebill, clipping, and ephemera no date

Box 3

Guys and Dolls - published play script 1951

Box 4

Hello Dolly - play script 1964 Jan 16

Box 6

Help, Help the Globolinks! - published opera vocal score 1962

Box 4

I Do, I Do - play script 1966

Box 1

Illya Darling - play script no date

Box 2

Illya Darling - play script no date

Box 1

In a Cold Hotel - play script no date

Box 6

John Dooley - songs and letter 1961-1967

Box 3

Kiss Me Kate - play script no date

Note

Appears to be Kiss Me Kate.
Box 5

Kiss Me Kate - play script no date

Note

Appears to be Kiss Me Kate.
Box 1

Let's Face It - annotated play script 1964 Sep 3

Box 3

Little Shop of Horrors - play script 1982

Box 5

Man of La Mancha - published play script 1966

Box 5

Man of La Mancha - published play script with introduction 1966

Box 3

Merry Widow (The) - play script and music no date

Box 1

New Moon - play script, playbill and notes no date

Box 1

Oklahoma - play script no date

Box 3

Oklahoma - play script no date

Box 2

Play That on Your Old Piano - play script no date

Box 1

Ram's Horn (The) - play script no date

Box 2

Royal Crown - Gatorade advertisement project 1968 Nov 14

Box 3

Show Boat - play script no date

Box 4

Song of Norway (The) - annotated play script no date

Box 3

Sound of Music (The) - published play script 1960

Box 2

South Pacific - play script no date

Box 1

Student Prince (The) - play script no date

Box 3

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - photocopied publication 1979 Mar

Box 1

Sweethearts - play script no date

Box 1

Sweethearts - play script no date

Box 4

Take Me Along - play script no date

Box 2

That Hat - play script and ephemera 1964 Aug 10

Box 6

Theatre Arts publication - six issues 1952-1959

Box 6

Tovarich - play script and music no date

Box 1

Twin Brothers (The) - Narrative and Lyrics no date

Box 2

Wizard of Oz (The) - play script no date

Note

Appears to be the Wizard of Oz.
Box 2

Wizard of Oz (The) - play script no date