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Vic Mizzy papers, 1934-2009
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Description
The collection consists of manuscript and reproduction scores by composer Vic Mizzy for television series (including the Addams Family and Green Acres), made-for-television movies, and films, as well as manuscript songs and published sheet music. Also present are personal papers and correspondence, photographs, audiovisual material (especially audiotapes), books, and artifacts.
Background
Composer Vic Mizzy was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 9, 1916. He worked as a songwriter in New York for several decades and moved to Los Angeles in 1963 to write music for television. Mizzy composed the themes and scores for the hit programs The Addams Family, Green Acres, and other sitcoms and made-for-television movies. In addition, he wrote music for a number of films including The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966), The Reluctant Astronaut (1967), and Don't Make Waves (1967). Mizzy also contributed music to the Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007) films. His first wife was the singer and radio personality Mary Small. Vic Mizzy died in Los Angeles, California on October 17, 2009.
Extent
49.0 linear ft. (51 boxes: 20 oversize flat boxes, 22 document boxes, 4 audio boxes, 4 record cartons, 1 artifact box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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 Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.