Finding Aid for the Jackie Cooper Papers, 1955-1989

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Finding Aid for the Jackie Cooper Papers, 1955-1989

Collection number: 114

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Jackie Cooper Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1946-1964
Collection number: 114
Creator: Cooper, Jackie
Extent: 18 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-151735
Abstract: Jackie Cooper has worked both in front of and behind the camera. He has had a successful film and television career. The collection consists of scripts from a variety of television productions as well as a small collection of motion picture scripts and manuscript pages from chapters of Cooper's autobiography.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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 Performing 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.

Restrictions on Access

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

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jackie Cooper Papers (Collection 114). Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1994.

Biography

John Cooper, Junior was born in Los Angeles, California on September 15, 1921. As one of Hollywood's most popular child stars (1930s), he appeared in films such as The Champ (1931), The Bowery (1933), and Treasure Island (1934). In the 1940s, he started a successful television career as actor, producer, director, and executive and served as vice president in charge of TV program production at Columbia Pictures (1964-69). The winner of two Emmys, Cooper's numerous television credits include The People's Choice, The White Shadow, and M*A*S*H. He retired in 1989, though continued to contribute to the entertainment industry.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of television and motion picture scripts related to the career of actor, director, and producer Jackie Cooper. The bulk of the collection is annotated scripts from a variety of television productions including the series The People's Choice (1955-58). Also includes a small collection of motion picture scripts and manuscript pages from chapters of Cooper's autobiography.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Cooper, Jackie,--1922---Archives.
Actors--United States--Archival resources.
Television producers and directors--United States--Archival resources.
Scripts (documents).


Container List

 

AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Box 17, Folder 1

OUTLINE, CHAPTERS 1-4

Box 17, Folder 2

CHAPTER 1, 97 PGS.

 

MOTION PICTURES

Box 5, Folder 5

CHOSEN SURVIVORS (1974), 2/8/1973.

Box 18, Folder 2

SUPERMAN (1978), 10/5/1977.

Box 18, Folder 3

SUPERMAN II (1980), 10/5/1977.

Box 14, Folder 1

SUPERMAN IV (1987), 10/21/1986.

Box 14, Folder 2

SURRENDER (1987), 9/15/1986.

 

MOVIES MADE FOR TELEVISION

Box 14, Folder 3

DAY THE EARTH MOVED, THE (1974), 6/21/1974.

Box 15, Folder 3

IZZY AND MOE (1985), 5/24/1985.

Box 15, Folder 1

LADIES, THE (1987), 3/24/1983.

Box 16, Folder 3

LEAVE 'EM LAUGHING (1981), 1/16/1981.

Box 17, Folder 4

MARATHON (1980), 9/17/1979.

Box 16, Folder 1

MOONLIGHT (1982), 8/27/1981.

Box 15, Folder 2

NIGHT THEY SAVED CHRISTMAS, THE (1984), 9/7/1984.

Box 17, Folder 7

PERFECT GENTLEMEN (1978), 9/9/1977.

Box 17, Folder 6

RAINBOW (1978), 7/7/1978.

Box 14, Folder 5

ROSIE: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY STORY (1982), 4/9/1982.

Box 16, Folder 5

SEX AND THE SINGLE PARENT (1979), 5/31/1979.

Box 16, Folder 4

WHITE MAMA (1980), 9/18/1979.

 

TELEVISION SERIES

 

BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP

Box 2, Folder 2

PRISONERS OF WAR, 8/26/1976.

Box 2, Folder 3

ANYONE FOR SUICIDE, 10/19/1976.

Box 4, Folder 1

FIVE THE HARD WAY, 12/28/1976.

Box 5, Folder 3

POOR LITTLE LAMBS, 1/21/1977.

Box 5, Folder 4

LAST MISSION OVER SENGAI, THE, 1/7/1977.

 

CAGNEY AND LACEY

Box 2, Folder 9

SHADOW OF A DOUBT, 11/24/1987.

Box 5, Folder 9

SCHOOL DAZE, 12/23/1987.

Box 7, Folder 8

VIDEO VERITE, 9/23/1987.

Box 8, Folder 2

SPECIAL TREATMENT, 1/21/1987.

 

CAPITAL NEWS

Box 6, Folder 5

BLUES FOR MR. WHITE, 10/17/1989.

Box 6, Folder 6

FINISHED, NOT DUNNE, 10/3/1989.

 

FBI, THE

Box 2, Folder 5

BREAK-IN, 7/17/1973.

 

FEATHER AND FATHER

Box 1, Folder 11

MAYAN CONNECTION, THE, 7/28/1976.

Box 1, Folder 12

MURDER AT F-STOP 11, 6/3/1976.

Box 2, Folder 1

BIG FRAME, THE, 7/13/1976.

 

GHOST STORY

Box 2, Folder 6

MARIAH, 8/30/1972.

 

GLITTER MAGAZINE

Box 4, Folder 7

"PILOT", 3/16/1984.

 

HEC RAMSEY

Box 5, Folder 1

DEAD HEAT, 11/9/1973.

 

HOLMES AND YOYO

Box 2, Folder 4

"UNTITLED", 3/4/1976.

 

INVISIBLE MAN, THE

Box 5, Folder 2

"UNTITLED", 1/6/1975.

 

IRONSIDE

Box 3, Folder 11

COUNTDOWN, THE, 4/26/1972.

 

JAKE AND THE FAT MAN

Box 6, Folder 8

SURVIVORS, 1/31/1989.

Box 7, Folder 6

SNOWBLIND, 2/23/1989.

 

JESSIE

Box 3, Folder 6

TRICK OF FATE, 7/12/1984.

 

KOJAK

Box 3, Folder 1

LAST RITES FOR A DEAD PRIEST, 12/26/1973.

 

LAW AND HARRY MC GRAW, THE

Box 2, Folder 10

SOLVE IT AGAIN, HARRY, 6/25/1987.

Box 4, Folder 6

RAPPAPORT IS BACK IN TOWN, 4/7/1987.

 

MAGNUM P.I.

Box 4, Folder 2

LIMBO, 3/12/1987.

Box 7, Folder 3

ETERNALLY YOURS, 10/19/1987.

 

MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW

Box 3, Folder 2

YOU SOMETIMES HURT THE ONE YOU, 6/5/1974.

 

MC CLOUD

Box 3, Folder 10

NEW MEXICAN CONNECTION, 7/10/1972.

 

MC MILLAN

Box 3, Folder 9

ALL BETS OFF, 9/16/1976.

Box 5, Folder 6

AFFAIR OF THE HEART, 11/22/1976.

 

METRO SQUAD

Box 3, Folder 0

"UNTITLED", 12/27/1973.

 

MOSCOW AND VINE

Box 7, Folder 9

"PILOT", 3/6/1986.

 

MR. PRESIDENT

Box 1, Folder 5

LOVE'S LABOR LAST, 7/13/1987.

Box 1, Folder 6

FREEDOM OF SPEECH, 5/14/1987.

Box 1, Folder 7

PRIVATE MOMENTS, 6/9/1987.

Box 6, Folder 3

MAGNETIC PRESIDENCY, THE, 4/23/1986.

 

MURDER, SHE WROTE

Box 6, Folder 7

DEATH STALKS THE BIG TOP, 6/27/1986.

 

NO EARTHLY REASON

Box 8, Folder 1

FOR JENNY WITH LOVE, 10/5/1988.

 

OHARA

Box 6, Folder 4

TOSHI, 12/8/1986.

 

OPERATION PETTICOAT

Box 3, Folder 3

"UNTITLED", 4/19/1977.

 

PARIS

Box 4, Folder 5

"PILOT", 12/13/1978.

 

PEOPLE'S CHOICE, THE

Box 1, Folder 14

GIVEAWAY, THE, 7/9/1957.

Box 8, Folder 3

SOCK, MARRIAGE BROKER

Box 8, Folder 4

SOCK AND AUGIE

Box 8, Folder 5

AUNT GUS LEAVES SOCK, 11/7/1955.

Box 8, Folder 6

CHRISTMAS STORY, THE, 11/11/1955.

Box 8, Folder 7

SOCK AND THE BEAUTY CONTEST, 10/28/1955.

Box 8, Folder 8

ADVENTURE OF SOCK, AN, 10/31/1955.

Box 8, Folder 9

SOCK HIRES MANDY, 10/20/1955.

Box 8, Folder 10

SOCK PROPOSES TO MANDY, 12/6/1955.

Box 8, Folder 11

SOCK VERSUS STONE KENYON, 2/22/1956.

Box 8, Folder 12

SOCK AND THE MOVIE OFFER

Box 8, Folder 13

SOCK AND THE GYRENE, 2/8/1956.

Box 8, Folder 14

SOCK STRIKES IT RICH, 1/27/1956.

Box 8, Folder 15

SOCK AND THE MAYOR'S ROMANCE, 1/17/1956.

Box 9, Folder 1

SOCK AND THE PEOPLE'S PAGEANT

Box 9, Folder 2

SOCK AND MANDY'S CAREER

Box 9, Folder 3

SOCK AND THE LONELY HEARTS

Box 9, Folder 4

SOCK AND THE PROXY MARRIAGE, 3/22/1956.

Box 9, Folder 5

SOCK, THE FUND RAISER, 3/19/1956.

Box 9, Folder 6

SOCK, THE BUDGET BALANCER, 3/5/1956.

Box 9, Folder 7

WEDDING BELLES, 3/3/1956.

Box 9, Folder 8

SOCK AND CAPTAIN TURNER, 2/27/1956.

Box 9, Folder 9

SOCK PROMOTES GOOD WILL, 1/5/1956.

Box 9, Folder 10

SOCK, THE CITY FATHER, 12/23/1955.

Box 9, Folder 11

DOMESTIC RELATIONS COUNSELOR,

Box 9, Folder 12

SOCK'S TEENAGE TROUBLE, 10/10/1955.

Box 9, Folder 13

SOCK AND PIERRE'S JOB

Box 9, Folder 14

SOCK'S NEW SECRETARY

Box 9, Folder 15

SOCK VERSUS CRUTCHER, 9/9/1955.

Box 9, Folder 16

SOCK PLAYS CUPID, 8/30/1955.

Box 9, Folder 17

NATURE STUDY

Box 10, Folder 1

MISSING MOOLA, THE, 3/11/1958.

Box 10, Folder 2

LADIES AIDE

Box 10, Folder 3

ROLLO'S WEDDING

Box 10, Folder 4

FIRST ANNIVERSARY, 3/7/1958.

Box 10, Folder 5

DAISIES DON'T TELL

Box 10, Folder 6

RUNAWAY DOG, THE, 7/15/1957.

Box 10, Folder 7

MODEL HOUSE, THE, 9/5/1957.

Box 10, Folder 8

BARKERVILLE, 3/25/1958.

Box 10, Folder 9

LEGAL EAGLE, THE

Box 10, Folder 10

NICKEL PICKLE, THE, 8/19/1957.

Box 10, Folder 11

RETIRING MAYOR,THE, 7/15/1957.

Box 10, Folder 12

RELUCTANT HOUSE GUEST, THE, 8/30/1957.

Box 10, Folder 13

CAVEMAN, THE, 7/9/1957.

Box 10, Folder 15

AUNT GUS TELLS ALL, 11/9/1956.

Box 10, Folder 16

SOCK'S MASTER PLAN

Box 10, Folder 17

SOCK'S BIVOUAC

Box 11, Folder 0

QUEEN AND ME, THE, 3/12/1957.

Box 11, Folder 1

SOCK'S SECRET HONEYMOON

Box 11, Folder 2

HOW SOCK MET ROLLO, 10/15/1956.

Box 11, Folder 3

SOCK AND THE HEX

Box 11, Folder 4

SOCK, THE GREEK GOD

Box 11, Folder 5

SOCK GETS THE WORKS

Box 11, Folder 6

MANDY'S MALE ANIMAL, 10/11/1956.

Box 11, Folder 7

SOCK TAKES THE PLUNGE, 9/5/1956.

Box 11, Folder 9

INK BLOTS, THE, 1/22/1957.

Box 11, Folder 10

SOCK AND MANDY, PAPERHANGERS, 12/18/1956.

Box 11, Folder 11

ONE RING CIRCUS, 1/22/1957.

Box 11, Folder 12

ALMOST A FATHER, 12/5/1956.

Box 11, Folder 13

SOCK'S OUT OF TOWN JOB, 11/20/1956.

Box 11, Folder 14

DOMESTICS, THE, 12/10/1956.

Box 11, Folder 15

SOCK GOES FOR DOUGH

Box 11, Folder 16

PATSY, THE, 12/3/1956.

Box 12, Folder 1

SOCK'S TIGHT SQUEEZE, 11/16/1956.

Box 12, Folder 2

SOPHISTICATES, THE, 3/19/1957.

Box 12, Folder 3

HOT CERTIFICATE, THE

Box 12, Folder 4

BOOMERRANG, 2/21/1957.

Box 12, Folder 5

SOCK'S UNCLE

Box 12, Folder 6

SOCK'S LIFESAVER, 2/19/1958.

Box 12, Folder 7

TYCOON, THE

Box 12, Folder 8

SOCK'S DAUGHTER

Box 12, Folder 9

PRACTICAL JOKER, THE

Box 12, Folder 10

ROLLO MAKES GOOD, 1/20/1958.

Box 12, Folder 11

SLEEPING BEAUTY, 12/4/1957.

Box 12, Folder 12

MALE EGO, THE, 11/20/1957.

Box 12, Folder 13

COOKIE JAR, THE

Box 12, Folder 14

DISTAFF STUFF, 11/13/1957.

Box 12, Folder 15

SOCK, THE MATCHMAKER, 2/11/1957.

Box 12, Folder 16

SOCK AND THE LAW

Box 13, Folder 1

SOCK TAKES A BOARDER

Box 13, Folder 2

SOCK, THE ACTING MAYOR

Box 13, Folder 3

WEDDING PLANS, THE, 8/8/1956.

Box 13, Folder 4

MAYOR PROPOSES, THE

Box 13, Folder 5

SOCKS LOSES A BET

Box 13, Folder 6

WRONG INDIANS, THE, 11/8/1957.

Box 13, Folder 7

CLEO, SECRET DOG, 9/11/1957.

Box 13, Folder 8

FAMILY WAY, THE, 9/17/1957.

Box 13, Folder 9

VETERAN, THE, 10/11/1957.

Box 13, Folder 10

SALTED CELLAR, THE, 10/29/1957.

Box 13, Folder 11

HELPMATE, THE, 10/24/1957.

Box 13, Folder 12

MOVIES ARE BADDER THEN EVER, 9/16/1957.

Box 13, Folder 13

SHERIFF, THE, 10/28/1957.

Box 13, Folder 14

SOCK'S OLD FLAME, 10/30/1957.

Box 13, Folder 15

GOOD PROVIDER, THE

Box 13, Folder 16

LATE HUSBAND, THE, 1/12/1957.

 

POLICE STORY

Box 3, Folder 8

BLUE FOG, THE, 11/29/1976.

 

QUINCY

Box 2, Folder 7

NO DEADLY SECRET, 8/4/1977.

Box 2, Folder 8

SULLIED BE THY NAME, 4/22/1977.

Box 3, Folder 4

GOOD SMACK IN THE MOUTH, A, 3/24/1977.

 

ROCKFORD FILES, THE

Box 1, Folder 8

IN HAZARD, 12/3/1975.

Box 1, Folder 9

ITALIAN BIRD FIASCO, THE, 12/26/1975.

Box 1, Folder 10

HOUSE ON WILLIS AVE, THE, 8/15/1977.

 

SIMON AND SIMON

Box 5, Folder 10

PHOTO FINISHED, 1/12/1989.

Box 6, Folder 1

PLAY IT AGAIN, SIMON, 11/29/1988.

 

SLEDGE HAMMER

Box 5, Folder 7

WITLESS, 8/19/1986.

Box 7, Folder 2

ALL SHOOK UP, 9/8/1986.

Box 7, Folder 4

SPA WHO LOVED ME, THE, 2/5/1987.

Box 7, Folder 7

DRESSED TO CALL, 9/14/1987.

 

SNAFU

Box 2, Folder 11

"PILOT", 3/15/1976.

 

SPIES

Box 6, Folder 9

WHO DO YOU TRUST, 9/24/1986.

 

ST. ELSEWHERE

Box 7, Folder 1

TIME HEALS, 11/22/1985.

 

SUPERBOY

Box 4, Folder 3

INVISIBLE PEOPLE, THE, 10/10/1988.

Box 4, Folder 4

BEAST AND BEAUTY,THE, 10/25/1988.

Box 5, Folder 8

KRYPTONITE KILLS, 11/4/1988.

 

SUPERCARRIER

Box 16, Folder 2

ALL IN THE GAME, 1/26/1988.

 

TRAPPER JOHN M.D.

Box 7, Folder 5

"PILOT", 1/24/1979.

 

TRAPPER JOHN, M.D.

Box 3, Folder 5

"UNTITLED", 12/5/1978.

 

WHITE SHADOW, THE

Box 1, Folder 1

AIR BALL, 12/1/1978.

Box 1, Folder 2

WANNA BET?, 10/5/1978.

Box 1, Folder 3

HERE'S MUD IN YOUR EYE, 9/15/1978.

Box 1, Folder 4

BONUS BABY, 10/19/1978.

Box 6, Folder 2

"PILOT", 3/17/1978.

 

TELEVISION SPECIALS

Box 14, Folder 4

DEACON STREET DEER, THE (1986), 12/6/1985.

Box 17, Folder 3

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL TELETHON 1975

Box 18, Folder 1

GREAT AMERICAN CELEBRATION, THE

Box 17, Folder 5

JOINT IS JUMPING, THE, 8/8/1988.