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Finding Aid for the Frances Reid Scripts for Days of Our Lives, 1978-1988
PASC 21  
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Related Material
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  • Title: Frances Reid Scripts for Days of Our Lives
    Collection number: PASC 21
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 35.0 linear ft. (50 boxes and 46 volumes)
    Date (inclusive): 1978-1988
    Abstract: or her continuing role as Alice Grayson Horton on the television soap opera, Days of Our Lives (1965-2007). The collection consists of television scripts for the soap opera Days of Our Lives, related to Reid's career.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
    Creator: Reid, Frances

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Miss Frances Reid 1981, 1982, 1984, 1988.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Frances Reid Scripts for Days of Our Lives (Collection PASC 21). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Frances Reid was born in Witchita Falls, Texas on December 9, 1914. She trained as an actress at the Pasadena Playhouse. She appeared in on Broadway many times in the 1930s and 1940s, as Ophelia in Hamlet, Lady Anne in Richard III, Viola in Twelfth Night and Roxane in Cyrano de Bergerac. In the 1950s her career turned to television she appeared in numerous shows including soap operas As the World Turns, Edge of Night, and Portia Faces Life, and "prime-time" television programs including Hallmark Hall of Fame, Perry Mason, and Wagon Train. Among her film credits are Andromeda Strain, Seconds, and The Wrong Man. Reid was best known for her continuing role as Alice Grayson Horton on the television soap opera, Days of Our Lives (1965-2007). Days of Our Lives was created by Ted Corday, Irna Phillips, and Allan Chase and aired on November 8, 1965. The story is set in the town of Salem, and focuses on Tom and Alice Horton and their family. Frances Reid died in February 2010.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of television scripts for the soap opera Days of Our Lives, related to the career of actress Frances Reid. Includes scripts for: November-December 1965, February 1969, July 1970, July 1978-July 1979, August 1981-September 1985, and January 1987-June 1988.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The scripts are arranged chronologically.

    Related Material

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2723054 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Reid, Frances--Archives
    Actresses--United States--Archival resources.