Finding Aid for the Collection of Scripts and Production Material for the Television Series I Spy, 1966-1968

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
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Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Collection of Scripts and Production Material for the Television Series I Spy, 1966-1968

Collection number: 1048

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Scripts and Production Material for the Television Series I Spy,
Date (inclusive): 1966-1968
Collection number: 1048
Extent: 14 boxes (7 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: I spy was televised from September 1965 to September 1968. The show featured Bill Cosby and Robert Culp as two American undercover agents who traveled around the world on various missions. The collection consists of original scripts with various drafts and related production material for I spy, produced by David Friedkin and Mort Fine.
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

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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], Collection of Scripts and Production Material for the Television Series I Spy (Collection 1048). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

I spy was televised September 1965-September 1968; the show featured Bill Cosby and Robert Culp as two American undercover agents who traveled around the world on various missions; the program was produced by Sheldon Leonard, Mort Fine, and David Friedkin.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of original scripts with various drafts and related production material for the NBC television program, I spy, produced by David Friedkin and Mort Fine.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Collection is arranged alphabetically by episode title.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
I spy (Television program).
Television producers and directors--United States--Archival resources.
Television scripts.

Related Material

Mort Fine Papers (Collection 347). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

Box 1

American Princess.

Box 1

Anyplace I hang myself is home.

Box 1

Apollo.

Box 1

The beautiful children.

Box 2

Carmelita is one of us.

Box 2

The choice.

Box 2

A few miles west of nowhere.

Box 3

This Guy Smith.

Box 3

Happy birthday everybody.

Box 3

Home to judgment.

Box 3

The honorable assasins.

Box 4

Laya.

Box 4

Let's kill Karlovassi.

Box 4

The lotus eater.

Box 5

The Mederra block.

Box 5

The name of the game.

Box 5

Now you see her, now you don't.

Box 6

Oedipus at Colonus.

Box 6

Philotimo.

Box 6

Pinwheel.

Box 7

Red sash of courage.

Box 7

The seventh captain.

Box 7

Shana.

Box 8

She sleeps, my lady sleeps.

Box 8

The spy business.

Box 8

Suitable for framing.

Box 9

Tag, you're it.

Box 9

Turnabout for traitors.

 

Ephemera and Letters Pertaining to the Production of I Spy

Box 10

Bernard Brody--music clearance.

Box 10

Budgets.

Box 10

Cables.

Box 10

Cast lists.

Physical Description: (3 folders).
Box 10

Directors.

Box 10

End credits.

Box 10

Michael Fenton.

Box 10

Morton Fine--correspondence.

Box 10

Morton Fine--personal.

Box 10

Forms.

Box 11

De Forrest research notes.

Box 11

Greece/Morroco.

Box 11

Sheldon Leonard.

Box 11

Mexico.

Box 11

Miscellaneous.

Box 11

William Morris Agency.

Box 11

NBC.

Box 11

NBC--broadcast standard notes.

Box 11

Overnight ratings--30 city, Nielsens.

Box 11

Overseas correspondence. Leonard, Fine.

Box 11

Petty Cash.

Box 11

Petty Cash--postage stamps.

Box 12

Production reports.

Box 12

Release schedules.

Box 12

Re-run payments.

Physical Description: (2 folders).
Box 12

Script supervisor's report.

Box 12

Shooting schedules.

Box 12

Staff and crew list.

Box 12

Talent--female.

Box 12

Talent--male.

Box 12

Telephone messages.

Box 13

Writers Guild of America Incorporated.

Box 13

Writers--script submission etc.

Box 13

Writers--story, script submissions, unsolicited.

Box 14

Writers & directors, assignments and payments.

Box 14

Miscellaneous.