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Finding Aid for the Lucky Pup scripts, 1948-1949
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lucky Pup scripts,
    Date (inclusive): 1948-1949
    Collection number: 214
    Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Lucky Pupwas one of the first all-puppet television shows. Collection consists of script material for the Lucky Pup television program.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    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 Nathan Wilkes, 1998.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lucky Pup scripts (Collection 214). Performing Arts Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Lucky Pup, produced by Lloyd Gross and Clarence Schimmel, was one of the first all-puppet television shows. The shows original premise focused on the adventures of Lucky Pup, a little dog who comes into a large sum of money, and the two sinister characters, an evil magician named Foodini and his henchman Pinhead who continually plot to trick the dog out of the money. The show aired on CBS (1949) and NBC (1950) and included Doris Brown as host. The puppet characters and voices were provided by Hope and Morey Bunin.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of script material for the Lucky Pup television program. Appears to include episode numbers 3-549. The bulk of the scripts are dated with month and day, but but no year.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The collection is arranged by episode number as can best be determined.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Lucky Pup (Television program)
    Television production and direction -- Archival resources.