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Finding Aid of the Collection of Scripts and Production Material for the Television Series NBC Matinee Theater
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Scripts and Production Material for the Television Series NBC Matinee Theater,
    Date (inclusive): 1955-1958
    Collection number: 1038
    Extent: 20 boxes (10 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Matinee theater (October 1955-June 1958) was hosted by John Conte. The series featured some 7,000 actors in approximately 650 productions and was produced by Albert McCleery. The collection consists of scripts and production material for numerous episodes of the series NBC Matinee Theater.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Scripts and Production Material for the Television Series NBC Matinee Theater (Collection 1038). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Gift of Helen Taini.
    • Gift of Darrell Ross.

    Biography

    Matinee theater (October 1955-June 1958) was hosted by John Conte; the series featured some 7,000 actors in approximately 650 productions and was produced by Albert McCleery.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of scripts and production material for the series NBC Matinee Theater. Includes numerous episodes including “Arms and the man,” “Arrowsmith,” “The Aspern papers,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” “Dark victory,” “Emma,” “The Europeans,” “The Gioconda smile,” “The House of seven gables,” “The Inspector general,” “The Master builder,” “Much ado about nothing,” “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” and “Washington Square.”

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    • Episode scripts arranged alphabetically (Boxes 1-10).
    • Episode production information arranged alphabetically (Boxes 11-18).
    • Cast credits and casts (Boxes 19-20).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Matinee theater (Television program).
    Television producers and directors--United States--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Television scripts.

    Related Material

    Albert McCleery Papers (Collection 98). Available at Arts Library Special Collections, UCLA.