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Finding Aid for the Jerry Bresler motion picture scripts, 1944-1963
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Description
Jerry Bresler was a songwriter and a producer. The collection consists of motion picture scripts and a small amount of sheet music that appears to be related to his career.
Background
Jerome Bresler was born April 13, 1908 in Denver, Colorado. He started his career as a production supervisor, working for small companies, but would eventually start his own independent company. He joined MGM as a unit manager in the late 1930s working on the Dr. Kildare series and other films. After winning Academy Awards for the short subject films Heavenly Music and Stairway to Light, he went on to produce feature films. Among his film credits are After Dark, Bewitched, Casino Royale, Major Dundee, and The Vikings. He died August 23, 1977 in Los Angeles, California.
Extent
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
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.