Scope and Content
Title: Haskell Wexler Collection of Scripts for Television and Motion Pictures,
Date (inclusive): 1967-1996
Collection number: 72
Origination: Wexler, Haskell
Extent: 24 boxes (10.0 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Shelf location: Held at SRLF. Please contact the Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.
Restrictions on Use
Scripts may not be photocopied without permission of copyright holder
Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish
or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication
is given on behalf of the Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Haskell Wexler Collection of Scripts for Television and Motion Pictures, 1967-1996. (Collection 72). Performing Arts Special
Collections, Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Wexler was born in Chicago, IL, June 2, 1922; attended Univ. of CA, Berkeley; made educational and industrial films before
he started a career in cinematography (late 1950s); the recipient of two Academy Awards, his credits include, "Medium Cool"
(1969), "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (1966), "In the Heat of the Night" (1967), "American Graffiti" (1973), "One Flew
Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975); has made a number of documentary films in various capacities including, "The Bus" (1965),
"Interviews with My Lai Veterans" (1970), and "At the Max" (1991); was also interviewed for the film documentary "Visions
of Light : the art of cinematography" (1992).
Arranged alphabetically by film title.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of television and motion picture scripts and treatments received by Haskell Wexler's production company.
Includes numerous scripts by various authors. The bulk of the collection dates from the late 1980s on.