Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid for the William Gordon Television Scripts, 1961-1965
130  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (83.59 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William Gordon Television Scripts
    Date (inclusive): 1961-1965
    Collection number: 130
    Creator: Gordon, William.
    Extent: 7 boxes (3.0 linear ft.)
    Abstract: William Gordon Collection directed, produced, or wrote on numerous television shows. The collection consists of bound volumes of scripts related to his career.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    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).

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

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

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Television scripts.

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Alfred Hitchcock presents (Television program) Fugitive (Television program) Kraft suspense theatre. Outlaws (Television program) Richard Boone show (Television program) Twelve o'clock high (Television program)

    Related Material

    de Forest Research Collection of Television Scripts (Collection 63)  . Available at Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA.
    Collection of Television Series Scripts (Collection 81). Available at Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA.
    Paramount Pictures Corporation Television Production Records (Collection 171). Available at Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA.