Finding Aid for the Mort Fine Papers, 1972-1982

Processed by Performing Arts Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Cheryl E. Clayton.
Arts Library-Special Collections
University of California, Los Angeles, Library
Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Phone: (310) 825-4988
Fax: (310) 206-1864
Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid of the Mort Fine Papers, 1972-1982

Collection number: 76

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Contact Information

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Library
  • Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
  • Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Phone: (310) 825-4988
  • Fax: (310) 206-1864
  • Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
Processed by:
UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections staff.
Encoded by:
Cheryl E. Clayton and Caroline Cubé.
©2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mort Fine Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1972-1982
Collection number: 76
Creator: Fine, Mort
Extent: 21 boxes (9.0 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Morton Fine was a both producer and a writer. He frequently collaborated with David Friedkin, writing for radio, motion pictures, and television. The collection consists of various script drafts, pre-production notes and memos for a number of projects including Kojak (1973 to 74) and the film The Greek Tycoon.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mort Fine Papers, 76, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Provenance/Source of Aquisition

Gift; 1978, 1980, 1984.

Biography

Morton Fine was both a producer and writer for television and motion pictures. He started working with David Friedkin in the 1940s writing for the radio and later motion pictures and television. His numerous credits include the television series I Spy, Kojak, McCloud, and Streets of San Francisco as well as the motion pictures The Greek Tycoon and Caboblanco.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of television and motion picture scripts related to the career of writer and producer, Mort Fine. Includes various script drafts for numerous projects including the television series Kojak (1973-74) and the screenplay The Greek Tycoon (1978). Also includes some pre-production notes and memos.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Fine, Mort--Archives.
Television writers--United States--Archival resources.
Screenwriters--United States--Archival resources.
Television scripts.
Screenplays.


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