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Finding Aid for the Colin Higgins Papers, ca. 1960-1987
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Description
Colin Higgins (1941-1988) was a screenwriter and director of the film comedies Harold and Maude, Silver streak, Foul Play, and Nine to Five. The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, screenplays in various drafts, research materials, production reports, army and college notes, and photographs.
Background
Higgins was born in Noumea, New Caledonia on July 28, 1941; attended Sorbonne, University of Paris, 1965; BA, Stanford, 1967; MFA, UCLA, 1970; screenwriter and director of film comedies Harold and Maude, Silver Streak, Foul Play, and Nine to Five; his film, Harold and Maude, was based on a screenplay written for his master's thesis; died on August 5, 1988.
Extent
147 boxes (73.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize folders
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.