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Finding Aid for the Phil Karlson Papers, 1954-1969
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Motion Picture Manuscripts

Box 1

Tight Spot. 1955. “Dead Pigeon.”

Physical Description: Final draft screenplay, revised, September 7, 1954, bound in full red leather with gold stamping.

Scope and Content Note

  • A Columbia Pictures film production
  • Produced by Lewis J. Rachmil
  • Directed by Phil Karlson
  • Written by William Bowers
  • Starring Ginger Rogers, Edward G. Robinson, Lorne Greene
Box 1

Five Against The House. 1955.

Physical Description: Final draft screenplay, November 2, 1954, bound in full red leather and signed.

Scope and Content Note

  • A Columbia Pictures film production
  • Produced by Stirling Silliphant, John Barnwell
  • Directed by Phil Karlson
  • Written by Stirling Silliphant, William Bowers, John Barnwell
  • Starring Guy Madison, Kim Novak, Brian Keith
Box 1

Gunman's Walk. 1958.

Physical Description: Final draft screenplay, November 4, 1957, heavily annotated throughout and signed. This also includes the location and shooting schedules.

Scope and Content Note

  • A Columbia Pictures film production
  • Produced by Fred Kohlmar
  • Directed by Phil Karlson
  • Written by Frank Nugent
  • Starring Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Kathryn Grant
Box 1

Key Witness . 1961.

Physical Description: Final draft screenplay, August 18, 1959. Mr. Karlson's working copy, heavily annotated throughout with all inter-office. memos, all schedules and cast lists. Signed.

Scope and Content Note

  • An MGM film production
  • Produced by Kathryn Buckman
  • Directed by Phil Karlson
  • Written by Sidney Michaels
  • Starring Jeff Hunter, Pat Crowley, Dennis Hopper
Box 2

The Young Doctors. 1961.

Physical Description: Final shooting script, December 5, 1960, Mr. Karlson's working copy, heavily annotated throughout, includes location schedules, signed.

Scope and Content Note

  • A United Artists film production
  • Produced by Stuart Millar, Lawrence Turman
  • Directed by Phil Karlson
  • Written by Joseph Hayes
  • Starring Ben Gazzara, Frederic March, Ina Balin
Box 2

Kid Galahad. 1962.

Physical Description: Copy of the final shooting script, October 4, 1961. Mr. Karlson's working copy, heavily annotated throughout and signed.

Scope and Content Note

  • A United Artists film production
  • Produced by David Weisbart
  • Directed by Phil Karlson
  • Written by William Fay
  • Starring Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright
Box 2

Rampage. 1963.

Physical Description: Final draft screenplay, August 22, 1962. Mr. Karlson's working copy, heavily annotated throughout. This includes an English-Malay vocabulary and all revised schedules. Signed.

Scope and Content Note

  • A Seven Arts film production
  • Produced by William Fadiman
  • Directed by Phil Karlson
  • Written by Robert L. Holt
  • Starring Robert Mitchum, Elsa Martinelli, Sabu
Box 2

The Silencers. 1966.

Physical Description: Final draft's creenplay, revised, June 17, 1965, signed.

Scope and Content Note

  • A Columbia Pictures film production
  • Produced by Irving Allen
  • Directed by Phil Karlson
  • Written by Oscar Soul
  • Starring Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi
Box 3

The Silencers. 1966.

Physical Description: Storyboard with the layout of every shot as directed by Mr. Karlson, 145 drawings and a summary of all timing notes.
Box 3

The Hornet's Nest.

Physical Description: Final draft screenplay, January 15, 1969, heavily annotated throughout and signed.
Box 3

The Untouchables. March 1959.

Physical Description: Final draft pilot screenplay, in two parts, heavily annotated throughout and signed.

Scope and Content Note

  • TV
  • Produced by Desilu Productions
  • Directed by Phil Karlson
  • Written by Paul Monash
  • Starring Robert Stack, Neville Brand, Pat Crowley