Finding Aid for the William Gordon Television Scripts, 1961-1965

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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.

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, Performing Arts 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.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of William Gordon, 1985.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Gordon Television Scripts (Collection 130). Performing Arts Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

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.

Container List

 

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour

Box 1, Volume 20

Beyond The Sea Of Death, revised draft, 11/12/63

Box 1, Volume 19

Hours Before Dawn (The), revised draft, 1/23/63

Box 1, Volume 19

Long Silence (The), revised draft, 1/29/63

Box 1, Volume 20

Swimming Pool (The), revised draft, 3/14/63

Box 1, Volume 19

Trunk (The), revised draft, 10/23/62

Box 1, Volume 20

You'll Be The Death Of Me, revised draft, 8/27/63

 

The Americans

Box 1, Volume 16

Bounty Jumpers (The)

Box 1, Volume 16

Gun (The), final, 2/61

Box 1, Volume 16

Rebellion At Blazing Rock, final, 1/61

 

The Fugitive

Box 2, Volume 18

Cage (The), first draft, 8/25/64

Box 2, Volume 18

Detour On A Road Going Nowhere, first draft, 10/10/64

Box 2, Volume 18

End Is But The Beginning (The), first draft, 9/14/64

Box 2, Volume 17

Fun And Games And Party Favors, revised draft, 9/7/64

Box 2, Volume 17

Runner In The Dark, first draft, 2/5/65

Box 2, Volume 17

Scapegoat, revised draft, 12/9/64

 

Kraft Suspense Theatre

Box 2, Volume 15

Drive East On 66, revised draft, 1/21/64

Box 1, Volume 20

One Step Down, revised draft, 9/11/63

 

Outlaws

Box 3, Volume 11

Catalyst (The), second draft, 7/18/61

Box 3, Volume 12

Connie Masters Story (The), final, 7/24/61

Box 3, Volume 11

Farewell Performance, final, 1/15/62

Box 3, Volume 11

Night Riders (The), first draft, 8/25/61

 

The Richard Boone Show

Box 3, Volume 14

All The Blood of Yesterday, 1/22/64

Box 3, Volume 14

Death Before Dishonor, 12/19/63

Box 3, Volume 13

Fix (The)

Box 3, Volume 13

Fling (The), 9/17/63

Box 2, Volume 15

Need Of Valor (A), revised draft, 2/5/64

Box 3, Volume 14

Tough Man To Kill, 12/11/63

Box 3, Volume 13

Welcome Home, Danl, revised draft, 10/18/63

 

Thriller

Box 3, Volume 12

Storm (The), 10/19/61

 

Twelve O'Clock High

Box 6, Volume 9

All-American (The), first draft, 7/29/66

Box 5, Volume 6

Back To The Drawing Board, first draft, 12/22/65

Box 4, Volume 1

Big Brother, first draft, 6/3/65

Box 7, Volume 10

Burden Of Guilt, first draft, 9/8/66

Box 6, Volume 7

Cross-Hair On Death, final, 2/11/66

Box 6, Volume 7

Day Of Reckoning, first draft, 2/23/66

Box 6, Volume 7

Decoy, final, 1/6/66

Box 6, Volume 9

Distant Cry (A), first draft, 7/19/66

Box 6, Volume 9

Duel At Mont Sainte Marie, first draft, 6/27/66

Box 6, Volume 9

Face Of A Shadow, final, 7/1/66

Box 5, Volume 4

Falling Star, first draft, 10/28/65

Box 6, Volume 8

Fortress Wiesbaden, first draft, 5/17/66

Box 6, Volume 8

Gotterdammerung, final, 6/3/66

Box 4, Volume 2

Grant Me No Favor, first draft, 7/26/65

Box 6, Volume 7

Hollow Man (The), first draft, 2/4/66

Box 4, Volume 1

Hotshot (The), first draft, 6/15/65

Box 4, Volume 2

Idolater (The), first draft, 8/9/65

Box 4, Volume 3

I Am The Enemy, final, 9/10/65

Box 5, Volume 4

Jones Boys (The), final, 10/11/65

Box 5, Volume 4

A Journey Toward The River, first draft, 10/18/65

Box 4, Volume 1

Loneliest Place In The World (The), first draft, 5/26/65

Box 6, Volume 8

Massacre, first draft, 6/16/66

Box 7, Volume 10

Midnighters (The), final, 8/16/66

Box 5, Volume 6

Moral Airplane (The), first draft, 1/14/66

Box 5, Volume 5

Outsider (The), first draft, 12/13/65

Box 6, Volume 8

Pariah (The), final, 5/24/66

Box 7, Volume 10

Practice To Deceive, first draft, 8/4/66

Box 4, Volume 2

R/X For A Sick Bird, first draft, 7/12/65

Box 4, Volume 3

Runway In The Dark, final, 8/30/65

Box 4, Volume 3

Show Me A Hero, I'll Show You A Bum, first draft, 8/19/65

Box 6, Volume 7

Siren Voices, first draft, 3/3/66

Box 5, Volume 5

Slaughter Pen (The), first draft, 11/8/65

Box 5, Volume 4

Storm At Twilight, first draft, 9/29/65

Box 5, Volume 6

Survivor (The), first draft, 1/4/66

Box 4, Volume 3

Target 802, first draft, 9/21/65

Box 4, Volume 2

Then Came The Mighty Hunter, final, 7/21/65

Box 5, Volume 6

Twenty-Fifth Mission, first draft, 12/31/65

Box 5, Volume 5

Underground final, 12/3/65

Box 7, Volume 10

Unholy Four (The), first draft, 8/25/66

Box 4, Volume 1

We're Not Coming Back, revised final, 6/30/65

Box 5, Volume 5

Which Way The Wind Blows, first draft, 11/19/65

 

Wide Country

Box 3, Volume 12

A Cry From The Mountain, revised draft, 12/3/62