Finding Aid for the Michael Preece Scripts, 1977-1982

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Michael Preece Television and Motion Picture Scripts
Date (inclusive): 1977-1982
Collection number: 59
Creator: Preece, Michael
Extent: 15 boxes 6.25 linear ft.
Abstract: Michael Preece started his career as script supervisor going on to direct in film and television. The collection consists of scripts and production material related to Preece's 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.
Scripts may not be photocopied without permission of copyright holder.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1985.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Michael Preece Television and Motion Picture Scripts (Collection 59). Performing Arts Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

Michael Conway Preece was born in Los Angeles, California on September 15, 1936. He started his career in motion pictures (1950s) as a script supervisor and went on to act and direct. Preece worked on television series such as I Spy, Hawaii Five-0, and Streets of San Francisco. He started directing in the mid-1970s including television programs such as Dallas, Bionic Woman, and Barnaby Jones.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of television and motion picture scripts related to the career of director Michael Preece. Includes television series such as Falcon Crest, Dallas, Most Wanted, and When The Whistle Blows. Also includes some production material.

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 producers and directors--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Television scripts.
Film scripts.


Container List

 

Motion Picture Projects

 

Box 0, Folder 0

UNDER THE ROSE (TREATMENT)

Box 1, Folder 1

ALLIGATOR 11/7/1975

Note

2ND REVISED FINAL.
Box 1, Folder 2

BROTHER MONKS, THE 4/10/1981

Note

FINAL DRAFT.
Box 1, Folder 3

C.C. & HAROLD 9/1/1982

Note

3RD DRAFT.
Box 1, Folder 4

CAT'S-PAW

Note

PRODUCTION BUDGET, 03-29-82.
Box 1, Folder 5

CALIFORNIA SUITE 3/10/1978

Note

FINAL DRAFT.
Box 1, Folder 6

CAPTIVES, THE

Box 1, Folder 7

CHANCE OF RAIN, A

Box 2, Folder 1

DON IS DEAD, THE 1/17/1973

Note

WARDROBE PLOT: POLAROID PICTURES OF CAST MEMBERS.
Box 2, Folder 2

DRIFTERS

Box 2, Folder 3

GLOVE, THE

Box 2, Folder 4

HAWIIANS, THE 6/20/1969

Note

ADAPTED FROM NOVEL BY JAMES A. MICHENER.
Box 3, Folder 3

LAP DOGS OF THE DEVIL

Box 4, Folder 1

MITCHELL

Note

RESEARCH NOTES BY DeFOREST, 7p.; STAFF AND CREW LIST
Box 4, Folder 2

MYSTERIOUS STRANGER, THE

Note

ADAPTED FROM MARK TWAIN
Box 4, Folder 3

SHOOTING STAR

Box 4, Folder 4

SINGING COWBOY, THE

Note

1ST DRAFT.
Box 4, Folder 5

SIX AGAINST THE ROCK 7/27/1977

Note

REVISED WORKING DRAFT.
Box 4, Folder 7

WOLF TRAP

Box 9, Folder 8

JOE MARZZ -- HE DELIVERS

Note

SYNOPSIS, 5 pp.
Box 12, Folder 1

PRIZEFIGHTER, THE

Note

CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; SCENE DESCCRIPTIONS; SONG LYRICS:"A FRIEND"; COPY OF DIRECTOR'S CONTRACT WITH TRISTAR PROD.
Box 15, Folder 4

DRIVER, THE 9/14/1900

Note

1ST DRAFT.
Box 15, Folder 5

INSIDE OUTSIDE 10/7/1977

Note

WORKING DRAFT WITH TIMING OF SCENES.
Box 15, Folder 6

LAST GUN

 

Other Television Projects

 

Box 3, Folder 1

HITCHHIKE!

Box 3, Folder 2

HITCHHIKE! 12/20/1976

Box 3, Folder 4

LEGEND AT SUNDOWN 9/15/1977

Note

4TH REVISED.
Box 7, Folder 9

THE GOLD CROSS (PILOT) 12/20/1976

Note

REVISED FINAL.
Box 9, Folder 6

HOW SANTA CLAUS CAME TO SIMPSON'S BAR

Box 10, Folder 2

LAHAINA 4/6/1979

Note

1ST DRAFT WITH SYNOPSIS AT END; 11 CALL SHEETS; 8 DAILY PRODUCTION SUMMARIES; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; CASTING NOTES; FLOORPLANS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE
 

Television Series Projects

 

ACE CRAWFORD, PRIVATEYE

Box 5, Folder 1

ACE CRAWFORD, PRIVATEYE 1/6/1982

Note

REVISED.
Box 5, Folder 2

MURDER AT RESTFUL HILLS 1/19/1983

Note

REVISED WITH CALL SHEETS, JAN. 25-27, '83; CAST LIST.
Box 5, Folder 3

INCH IN A PINCH 1/17/1983

Note

FINAL REVISED WITH CALL SHEETS, JAN. 19-21, '83; CAST LIST.
Box 5, Folder 4

MICROCHIP CAPER, THE 1/27/1983

Note

REVISED WITH CALL SHEETS, FEB. 2-3, '83; CAST LIST
Box 5, Folder 5

GENTLEMAN BANDIT, THE 2/4/1983

Note

REVISED WITH CALL SHEETS, FEB. 8-10, '83.
 

BARNABY JONES

Box 5, Folder 8

CHILD OF LOVE, CHILD OF VENGEANCE 12/12/1978

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 13 CALL SHEETS; 11 DAILY PRODUCTION SUMMARIES; STAFF, CREW & CAST LISTS; INTERVIEW LISTS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 6, Folder 1

PRIME TARGET 10/25/1977

Note

FINAL WITH 5 CALL SHEETS; DAILY PRODUCTION REPORT; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; DAY-OUT-OF DAYS; LOCATION CONTACT LIST.
Box 6, Folder 2

KILLINGPOINT, THE 6/1/1979

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 6 CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; CAST LIST; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; DAY OUT OF DAYS; LOCATION CONTACT LIST.
Box 6, Folder 3

KILLIN' COUSIN, THE 11/13/1979

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 7 CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; CASTING SUGGESTIONS AND INTERVIEW LISTS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
 

BIONIC WOMAN, THE

Box 6, Folder 4

FEMBOTS IN LAS VEGAS, PART ONE 7/15/1977

Note

6TH REVISED WITH 16 CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; INTERVIEW LIST; STAFF AND CREW LIST; BROADCAST STANDARDS DEPARTMENT SHEETS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 6, Folder 5

BRAIN WASH 10/5/1977

Note

3RD REVISED WITH 8 CALL SHEETS; PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; FLOORPLANS.
 

BJ AND THE BEAR

Box 5, Folder 6

SIEGE 12/27/1979

Note

3RD REVISED WITH 10 CALL SHEETS; CAST AND CREW LISTS; SHOOTING SCHEDULES.
Box 5, Folder 7

DOWN AND DIRTY 1/2/1981

Note

5TH REVISED WITH CALL SHEETS; CREW LIST.
 

BOONE

Box 6, Folder 6

RUNAWAY, THE 9/8/1983

Note

2ND REVISED FINAL WITH 6 CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; 2 INTERVIEW LISTS; LOCATION MAP; REVISIONS.
Box 6, Folder 7

CHANCE OF A LIFETIME 9/27/1983

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
 

CITY, THE

Box 7, Folder 1

SONGS MY FATHER NEVER SANG 10/17/1976

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 5 CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; STAFF AND CREW LIST.
 

DALLAS

Box 7, Folder 2

ACCEPTANCE 1/22/1982

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 9 CALL SHEETS; PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS; CAST LIST; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 7, Folder 3

FULL CIRCLE 2/27/1981

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 7 CALL SHEETS; CAST LIST; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 7, Folder 4

FRINGE BENEFITS 5/27/1982

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 3 CALL SHEETS; CAST LIST; 3 PRODUCTION REPORTS.
Box 7, Folder 5

BILLION DOLLAR QUESTION, THE 5/24/1982

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH CAST LIST.
Box 7, Folder 6

POST NUPTIAL 6/8/1982

Note

2ND DRAFT WITH 1 CALL SHEET; CAST LIST; 1 PRODUCTION REPORT; INTERVIEW LIST.
Box 7, Folder 7

JOCK'S WILL 5/24/1982

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 7 CALL SHEETS; CAST LIST.
Box 7, Folder 8

GATHERING STORM, THE 2/17/1981

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 7 CALL SHEETS, DIRECTOR'S NOTES; ONE LINE; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 15, Folder 1

CHANGING OF THE GUARD 5/24/1982

Note

FINAL DRAFT
Box 15, Folder 2

FOOLS RUSH IN 12/28/1983

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 15, Folder 3

HIT AND RUN 5/28/1982

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH CALL SHEETS; CAST LIST.
 

DOG AND CAT

Box 8, Folder 1

ONLY WAY TO FLY, THE 3/25/1977

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH 6 CALL SHEETS STAFFAND CREW LIST; PRODUCTION SCHEDULE; DAY- OUT-OF-DAYS; De FOREST RESEARCH.
Box 11, Folder 1

DEAD DOG AND CAT 1/9/1977

Note

2ND REVISED FINAL WITH 1 CALL SHEET; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LIST; PRODUCTION SCHEDULE; FLOORPLANS AND MAP.
 

FALCON CREST

Box 8, Folder 2

IN HIS FATHER'S HOUSE 9/4/1981

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 6 CALL SHEETS
Box 8, Folder 3

TIME FOR SABOTEURS, A 9/22/1981

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 5 CALL SHEETS; CAST LIST.
Box 8, Folder 4

EXTORTIONIST,THE 9/17/1981

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 5 CALL SHEETS; CAST LIST; FILMING SCHEDULE; SCRIPT STATUS.
Box 8, Folder 5

TO LOVE, HONOR AND OBEY 12/7/1982

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH 10 CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; INTERVIEW LIST.
Box 8, Folder 6

ULTIMATE ANSWERS 3/9/1982

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 5 CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 8, Folder 7

CHANGING TIMES 10/20/1983

Note

6TH REVISED WITH 7 CALL SHEETS;CAST, STAFF AND CREW LIST; FLOORPLANS.
 

FANTASY ISLAND

Box 8, Folder 8

CRESCENDO; THREE FEATHERS 10/10/1980

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 7 CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
 

FLAMINGO ROAD

Box 8, Folder 9

THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT 1/22/1981

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 9 CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 9, Folder 1

NO DICE 1/12/1982

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH 8 CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS, SHOOTING BREAKDOWN.
 

FREEBIE AND THE BEAN

Box 9, Folder 2

FLYING ACES 11/7/1980

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 7 CALL SHEETS; INTERVIEW LIST; AIRPLANE PLANS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; TENTATIVE ONE-LINE.
Box 9, Folder 3

LOVER COME BACK 12/4/1980

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 5 CALL SHEETS; INTERVIEW LISTS; PRODUCTION CAUTIONS; CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; LOCATION CONTACT SHEET.
 

INCREDIBLE HULK, THE

Box 9, Folder 7

MINOR PROBLEM, A 4/10/1981

 

LOGAN'S RUN

Box 10, Folder 3

PLAYGROUND, THE 11/9/1977

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH STAFF AND CREW LIST.
Box 10, Folder 4

INNOCENT, THE 8/18/1977

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH 6 CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; CASTING NOTES; SETS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; DAY-OUT-OR-DAYS.
 

MAN BETWEEN, THE

Box 10, Folder 5

PILOT 1/18/1977

Note

WORKING DRAFT
 

MAN CALLED SLOANE, A

Box 10, Folder 1

LADY BUG 8/21/1979

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 8 CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS;CASTING INTERVIEW SHEETS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; LOCATION CONTACTS.
Box 12, Folder 5

DEMON'S TRIANGLE 9/12/1979

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; CAST LIST; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; DAY-OUT-OF-DAYS; REVISIONS.
Box 13, Folder 3

MASTER OF DISGUISE, THE 8/8/1979

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; DAY- OUT-OF-DAYS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 13, Folder 4

SEDUCTION SQUAD, THE 7/18/1979

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; DE FOREST RESEARCH; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; LOCATION LIST; DAY-OUT-OF-DAYS.
 

MICKEY SPILLANE'S MIKE HAMMER

Box 10, Folder 6

BONECRUSH 6/15/1984

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 8 CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; CASTING INTERVIEW SHEETS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
 

MOST WANTED

Box 11, Folder 2

DEATH DEALER,THE 2/2/1977

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH 7 CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; ADVANCE SHOOTING SCHEDULE; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 11, Folder 3

DRIVER, THE 12/26/1976

Note

FINAL DRAFT
Box 11, Folder 4

RITUAL KILLER, THE 12/5/1976

Note

REVISED FINAL
Box 11, Folder 5

TUNNEL KILLER, THE 12/15/1976

Note

FINAL DRAFT
 

NIGHTMARE

Box 11, Folder 6

HAND FOR SONNY GRAY, A 12/27/1976

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH TIMING OF SCENES.
 

OPERATION: RUNAWAY

Box 11, Folder 7

LIES WE LIVE WITH 3/27/1978

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; ADVANCE SHOOTING SCHEDULE; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; LOCATION CONTACTS.
 

ROOM 407

Box 12, Folder 2

ATTACK ON AN EAGLE 2/15/1977

Note

2ND REVISED FINAL
 

RUNAWAYS, THE

Box 12, Folder 3

BREAKING POINT, THE 10/4/1978

Note

2ND REVISED DRAFT WITH CALL SHEETS; STAFF AND CREW LIST; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; LOCATION CHECK LIST.
Box 12, Folder 4

STREET OF TERROR 11/6/1978

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; EXTRA AND STUNTS BREAKDOWN; PICTURE CARS BREAKDOWN; REVISIONS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 12, Folder 6

WRONG-WAY STREET 9/15/1978

Note

FINAL DRAFT.
Box 14, Folder 1

THROWAWAY CHILD

Note

PRODUCTION NOTES ONLY: CALL SHEETS, DIRECTOR'S NOTES, CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; LOCATION CHECK SHEET.
Box 14, Folder 2

THEY'LL NEVER FORGIVE ME

Note

PRODUCTION NOTES ONLY: CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; REVISIONS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
 

SARA

Box 13, Folder 1

CHILD BRIDE, THE 3/8/1976

Note

3RD REVISED WITH CREW LIST; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; DAY-OUT-OF-DAYS.
 

SHIRLEY

Box 13, Folder 2

THREE DATES OF SHIRLEY MILLER, THE 12/6/1979

Note

3RD REVISED WITH CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES; CREW LIST; CASTING INTERVIEW SHEETS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
 

SPECIALISTS; THE

Box 13, Folder 5

HOUR OF THE LEOPARD (PILOT) 10/21/1976

Note

WORKING DRAFT AND TIMING OF SCENES.
 

STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO, THE

Box 13, Folder 6

DEAD LIFT 8/20/1976

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH TENTATIVE SCHEDULE; CAST AND CREW LISTS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 13, Folder 7

ON YOUR MARK..GET SET..DIE

Note

SCRIPT TREATMENT ONLY.
Box 13, Folder 8

TRAIL OF TERROR 4/14/1975

Note

FINAL DRAFT WITH CALL SHEET (1); DIRECTOR'S NOTES; MAPS; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; FLOORPLAN.
 

T.J. HOOKER

Box 14, Folder 3

DEADLY AMBITION 10/10/1982

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH CALL SHEETS; CAST LIST; CASTING INTERVIEW LIST; DAY-OUT-OF- DAYS.
Box 14, Folder 4

THEIVES HIGHWAY 10/30/1982

Note

2ND REVISED FINAL; CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; TENTATIVE SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 14, Folder 5

TOO LATE FOR LOVE 11/19/1982

Note

2ND REVISED FINAL; CALL SHEETS; CAST LIST.
 

TRAPPER JOHN, M.D.

Box 14, Folder 6

ALBATROSS, THE 3/9/1981

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH CALL SHEETS; CAST, STAFF AND CREW LISTS; CASTING INTERVIEW LIST; SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
 

WHEN THE WHISTLE BLOWS

Box 9, Folder 4

GOD'S COUNTRY 3/15/1980

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH 9 CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES, CAST LIST; CASTING LIST; SHOOTING SCHEDULE; MUSIC AND LYRICS.
Box 9, Folder 5

HOUSE THAT ROARED, THE 4/8/1980

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH 6 CALL SHEETS; CAST AND CREW LISTS; CASTING NOTES; CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS; TENTATIVE ADVANCE SHOOTING SCHEDULE.
Box 14, Folder 7

RUN FOR THE ROSES 4/28/1980

Note

4TH REVISED WITH CALL SHEETS; DIRECTOR'S NOTES.
Box 14, Folder 8

RODEO BLUES 2/20/1980

Note

REVISED FINAL WITH CALL SHEETS; ONE-LINE SCHEDULE; MAIN TITLE SHOTS.
Box 14, Folder 9

WILDCATTERS, THE 3/1/1980

Note

REVISED FINAL