Manuscripts and sound recordings of film music
by R. Dale Butts.
R. Dale Butts was born in Lamasco, Kentucky, on March 12, 1910. In
1941, after thirteen years as chief pianist and arranger for NBC Radio in
Chicago, he left for Hollywood and joined Republic Studios as staff
composer in 1943. He was nominated for his original score: "Flame of the
Barbara Coast" in 1945. He died in 1990.
Copyright has not been assigned to the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests
for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in
writing to the Librarian for Performing Arts Special Collections. Permission for
publication is given on behalf of the Performing Arts Special Collectionsas the owner of the
physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the
copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained.
Collection is open for research. Collection is stored off-site and
advance notice is required for access.