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Finding Aid for the William Gordon Scripts, 1961-1965
PASC 130  
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Related Material
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  • Title: William Gordon scripts
    Collection number: PASC 130
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.0 linear ft. (7 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1961-1965
    Abstract: William Gordon Collection directed, produced, or wrote on numerous television shows. The collection consists of bound volumes of scripts related to his career.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Gordon, William.

    Restrictions on Access

    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.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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], William Gordon Scripts (Collection PASC 130). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of William Gordon, 1985.

    Biography

    William D. Gordon was born ca. 1918. He started his career as a radio writer (1936). He directed the first live television shows for the Mutual Don Lee Network (1939). He directed, produced, or wrote on numerous television shows including The Outlaws, Alisas Smith and Jones, Petrocelli, The bold one, Queen for a day, Bonanza, Ironside, Maverick, Chips, and Twelve o'clock high. Geller died in August, 1991 in Thousand Oaks, CA.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of bound volumes of scripts related to the career of William Gordon. Includes The Alfred Hitchcock hour (6 episodes), The Americans (3 episodes), The fugitive (6 episodes), Kraft suspense theatre (2 episodes), Outlaws (4 episodes), The Richard Boone show (7 episodes), Thriller (1 episode), Wide country (1 episode), and Twelve o'clock high (21 episodes).

    Related Material

    de Forest Research, Inc. Collection of Television Scripts (Collection PASC 63).  Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, UCLA.
    Collection of Television Series Scripts (Collection PASC 81).Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, UCLA.
    Paramount Television records (Collection PASC 171). Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1470604 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Television producers and directors--Archives.
    Television scripts.
    Television writers--Archival resources.