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Finding Aid for the Script and production research materials for Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet1881-1940
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Script and production research materials for Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet,
    Date (inclusive): 1881-1940
    Collection number: 7
    Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 lin. ft.)1 v. ; 34 cm.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library.Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for the Sciences
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: The collection includes the script, photographs, and research materials gathered to support production of the 1940 Warner Bros. motion picture, "Dr. Ehrlich's magic bullet", which focused on Paul Ehrlich's work to develop effective chemical cures for diphtheria and syphilis. A bound oversize album contains many illustrations to guide studio set designers, props, art and costume departments, etc. Articles, many of which have been excerpted and translated from the original German, include biographies, some of Ehrlich's publications, and commentaries on his syphilis treatment.
    Physical location: UCLA Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for the Sciences locked Cage
    Language of Material: Collection materials inEnglish,German,French

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, History & Special Collections for the Sciences. 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 University of California Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Script and production research materials for Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet, 7, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for the Sciences , University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    The collection was a gift from Dr. Elmer Belt to the UCLA Biomedical Library.

    Scope and Content

    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. The Motion Picture., 1939-1940. 1 album and 6 folders
    • Series 2. The Man., 1911-1939. 13 folders
    • Series 3. The Science., 1881-1937. 22 folders

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Belt, Elmer, 1893-1980
    Arsphenamine.
    Diphtheria -- drug therapy
    Ehrlich, Paul, 1854-1915
    Motion pictures - production and direction -- Archival resources
    Syphilis - drug therapy