Finding Aid for the Haskell Wexler Collection of Scripts for Television and Motion Pictures, 1967-1996

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Finding Aid for the Haskell Wexler Collection of Scripts for Television and Motion Pictures, 1967-1996

Collection number: 72

UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Library
  • Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
  • Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Phone: (310) 825-4988
  • Fax: (310) 206-1864
  • Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
Processed by:
UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1998
Encoded by:
D.MacGill
Last updated:
3 June 1999
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

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.)
Repository: 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.
Language: English.

Administrative 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.

Preferred Citation

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.

Biography

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).

Organization

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.

Access Points

Film scripts
Television scripts
Treatments (documents)


Container List

 

..AND TOMORROW?

Box 25

Written by: SHAULL, WENDY (No date)

 

ADDICTED TO LOVE

Box 27

Written by: BELL, A. DEAN (No date)

 

AIR UP THERE, THE

Box 27

Written by: APPLE, MAX * KAUFMAN, KEN (4/8/92)

 

AIRMAIL (manuscript)

Box 30

Written by: GALJOUR, GERMAINE E. * LEWIS, FREDERICK F. (No date)

 

AMELIA AND THE KING OF PLANTS

Box 28

Written by: GOLDENBERG, MICHAEL (1/20/93)

 

AND THE DARK CLOUD CAME

Box 34

Written by: (No date)

 

ANGEL OF OXNARD

Box 27

Written by: MARIN, CHEECH (11/11/92)

 

ANGIE, I SAYS

Box 47

Written by: GRAFF, TODD (9/3/92)

 

APOLLO 13 (UNIVERSAL, 1995)

Box 31

Written by: BROYLES, JR., WILLIAM * REINHERT, AL (5/9/94)

 

AQUARELA

Box 34

Written by: KIYONGA, PAUL * SOLTIS, DEBRA (8/14/95)

 

ATTACK OF THE FIFTY FOOT WOMAN

Box 47

Written by: DOUGHERTY, JOSEPH * HANNA, MARK (8/19/91)

 

BED, THE

Box 37

Written by: REIF, OSKAR (No date)

 

BEYOND A DREAM

Box 42

Written by: WOLFF, PHODA (No date)

 

BEYOND FOREVER

Box 44

Written by: SIMPATICO, DAVID * WEXLER, YALE (No date)

 

BIRD OF PARADISE

Box 32

Written by: YOUNG, ROBERT M. * POMERANTZ, EDWARD (11/14/94)

 

BLUE CHIPS (PARAMOUNT, 1984)

Box 41

Written by: SHELTON, RON (6/4/92)

 

BOPHA!

Box 30

Written by: BIRD, BRIAN * WIERICK, JOHN * MTWA, PERCY (No date)

 

BORN YESTERDAY (HOLLYWOOD PICT., 1993)

Box 29

Written by: MCGRATH, DOUGLAS * KANIN, GARSON (4/1/92)

 

BUSHMASTER FALL

Box 29

Written by: GLIMCHER, SUMNER JULES * POSEY, CARL A. (No date)

 

CAMPAIGN OF THE CENTURY

Box 44

Written by: ZILBER, JACOB * BANKSON, DOUGLAS (No date)

 

CANADIAN BACON (GRAMERCY, 1994)

Box 43

Written by: MOORE, MICHAEL (6/7/93)

 

CELIA, A SLAVE

Box 31

Written by: PRINCE, PETER (5/1/94)

 

CHASING THE DRAGON

Box 41

Written by: JARRICO, PAUL (1/1/94)

 

CIDER HOUSE RULES, THE (, 1998)

Box 40

Written by: IRVING, JOHN (5/9/94)

 

COLOR OF NIGHT, THE

Box 28

Written by: CHAPMAN, MATTHEW * RAY, BILLY (2/15/93)

 

COLUMBIA EAGLE INCIDENT, THE

Box 34

Written by: LINNETT, RICHARD * HANNAH, DON (9/5/95)

 

COWBOY WAY, THE

Box 28

Written by: WHITTLIFF, WILLIAM * GAYTON, JOE (6/7/93)

 

CUBA, TODAY

Box 35

Written by: FARRELL, MIKE (10/1/94)

 

CUSTODY (treatment)

Box 28

Written by: REDLIN, RICHARD (5/24/90)

 

DANCE OF THE GREEN MONKEY

Box 36

Written by: MORGAN, BYRON (4/9/94)

 

DANCING MAN, THE

Box 26

Written by: SCHULMAN, TOM (No date)

Box 26

Written by: SCHULMAN, TOM (3/19/92)

Box 26

Written by: SCHULMAN, TOM (No date)

 

DANGEROUS WOMAN, A

Box 28

Written by: FONER, NAOMI * MORRIS, MARY MCGARRIS (6/22/92)

 

DAY HOLLYWOOD WENT TO WAR, THE

Box 45

Written by: STUMP, AL (No date)

 

DEAD END STREET

Box 38

Written by: ZURLA, MARTIN (11/10/94)

 

DEADLINE (3)

Box 48

Written by: WEXLER, WASKELL * ZURLA, MARTIN (11/6/91)

 

DEADWOOD

Box 28

Written by: (4/1/90)

 

DEAR GOD (PARAMOUNT, 1996)

Box 38

Written by: LEIGHT, WARREN (1/5/95)

 

DEEP RISING (DISNEY, 1998)

Box 45

Written by: SOMMERS, STEPHEN * KAMEN, ROBERT MARK (2/1/96)

 

DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES

Box 25

Written by: KATON-WALDEN, ROSANNE (No date)

 

DESERT WINDS

Box 25

Written by: NICKLES, MICHAEL A. (8/16/90)

 

DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS (COLUMBIA/TRISTAR, 1995)

Box 36

Written by: FRANKLIN, CARL (No date)

 

DICK GIBSON SHOW, THE

Box 46

Written by: AMSTER, PETER (3/29/94)

 

DOCTOR, THE (TOUCHSTONE, 1991)

Box 29

Written by: CASWELL, ROBERT (1/22/90)

 

DOG OF FLANDERS

Box 45

Written by: (No date)

 

DONNA JUNE:ADVENTURES OF AN AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE

Box 40

Written by: DOERKEN, MAURINE * MORDEN, ALETHEIA (No date)

 

DOUBLE, THE

Box 36

Written by: LEVEN, JEREMY (No date)

 

DOWN AND OUT

Box 34

Written by: WOJNAROWSKA, ELZBIETA * KOWALSKI, GROGORY (No date)

 

DREAMER

Box 39

Written by: HAWES, MICHAEL (No date)

 

DRY THUNDER

Box 38

Written by: ZURLA, MARTIN (No date)

 

ENGLANDER, THE

Box 32

Written by: GAYTON, JOE * CIRILLO, PATRICK (7/8/94)

 

ENGLISHMAN WHO WENT UP A HILL BUT CAME DOWN A MOUNTAIN (MIRAMAX, 1995)

Box 45

Written by: * MONGER, CHRISTOPHER (No date)

 

EPIKIA-A MATTER OF CONSCIENCE

Box 46

Written by: BONPANE, PH.D., BLASE A. (No date)

 

FAN MAIL (2)

Box 49

Written by: FENADY, ANDREW J. (No date)

 

FINDING NORTH (, 1997)

Box 44

Written by: POWERS, KIM (1/19/96)

 

FIT OF RAGE

Box 27

Written by: OLSEN, ARNE (9/28/92)

 

FLINT

Box 35

Written by: PORTZ, C.R. (11/16/89)

 

FREAK CITY

Box 31

Written by: SHEPARD, JEAN (7/1/94)

 

FREEZE FRAME

Box 25

Written by: ZURLA, MARTIN (No date)

 

FUGITIVE, THE (WARNER BROS,, 1993)

Box 29

Written by: TWOHY, DAVID N. (6/1/92)

 

GINGERMAN, THE

Box 33

Written by: DONLEAVY, J.P. * DONLEAVY, PHILIP (No date)

 

GREEN RIVER RISING

Box 40

Written by: WILLOCKS, TIM (2/17/95)

 

GROUND ZERO

Box 43

Written by: ALTIERI, SERGIO * ZURLA, MAARTIN (No date)

 

HACKERS (MGM/UNITED ARTISTS, 1995)

Box 43

Written by: MOREAU, RAFAEL (2/22/94)

 

HEART AS BIG AS THE BRONX, A

Box 32

Written by: PERRIN, STUART (No date)

 

HERO WORSHIP (3)

Box 50

Written by: HARRIS, ROB (6/10/95)

 

HEROES OF THE REVOLUTION

Box 35

Written by: OLLENBURG, PAUL F. (1/1/91)

 

HIGHER LEARNING (COLUMBIA, 1995)

Box 38

Written by: SINGLETON, JOHN (No date)

 

HOME AND OTHER PLACES

Box 33

Written by: ZURLA, MARTIN (3/1/92)

 

HOME, THE

Box 37

Written by: WINTERS, JONATHAN * DAVIS, BILL (No date)

 

HOMETOWN

Box 27

Written by: SCHIFFER, MICHAEL (11/18/91)

 

HUNTING COCKROACHES

Box 29

Written by: GLOWACKI, JANUSZ * KOSICKA, JADWIGA (2/28/87)

 

HUNTSVILLE ORACLE, THE

Box 26

Written by: WAGNER, MIKE * HARRIS, DENNY (7/10/91)

 

IMBALANCE (DESEQUILIBRIO)

Box 44

Written by: VALDES, ZOE (2/1/95)

 

IMPROPER FRACTIONS

Box 39

Written by: BRESCHARD, JACK * WOLFF, ELLEN (No date)

 

IN SOLIDARITY..JOURNEYS TO EL SALVADOR

Box 44

Written by: HUTCHINSON, BILL (No date)

 

IN THE LINE OF FIRE (COLUMBIA, 1993)

Box 30

Written by: MAGUIRE, JEFF (No date)

 

INCREDIBLE THINKING MAN, THE

Box 35

Written by: UNGERLEIDER, ANDREW * KRONICK, WILLIAM (No date)

 

INDIAN IN THE CITY, AN

Box 42

Written by: EVANS, BRUCE A. * GIDEON RAYNOLD (12/30/95)

 

JANUARY

Box 36

Written by: MCCARTHY, JUSTIN C. (No date)

 

JOHNNY SHADOW

Box 38

Written by: HOLLAND, RANDY (3/20/94)

 

KENTUCKY CYCLE, THE

Box 32

Written by: SCHENKKAN, ROBERT * STUDI, WES (No date)

 

L.A. CONFIDENTIAL (WARNER BROS., 1997)

Box 31

Written by: HELGELAND, BRIAN (8/8/95)

 

LAST DANCE

Box 38

Written by: KOSLOW, RON (3/3/94)

 

LAST DRAGON, THE

Box 42

Written by: PISCILETTI, SCOTT * DANIELS, THOMAS E. (8/24/95)

 

LAST WATCH, THE

Box 35

Written by: ZIEGER, DANIEL (No date)

 

LEAP

Box 41

Written by: PEOTHER, SUSAN (1/1/92)

 

LEBENSBORN

Box 41

Written by: SUPPES, MELODY (1/1/89)

 

LIGHTNING, BENDER

Box 37

Written by: PASTERNAK, JIM (1/25/94)

 

LINCOLN, BRIGGADE, THE

Box 39

Written by: (No date)

 

LULU (BASED ON THE LIFE OF LOUIE BROOKS)

Box 33

Written by: GILL, ELIZABETH (7/5/95)

 

MAD CITY (WARNER BROS., 1997)

Box 43

Written by: MATTERS, TOM * WILLIAMS, ERIC (No date)

 

MARE OF MUD CREEK, THE (3)

Box 50

Written by: COURT, GERALDINE (1/1/94)

 

MIRROR IMAGE

Box 26

Written by: MAXWELL, ADRIANE (No date)

 

MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS (2)

Box 49

Written by: DUNCAN, PATRICK (6/9/93)

 

MULHOLLAND FALLS (4) (MGM, 1996)

Box 49

Written by: DEXTER, PETE * BEAN, HENRY (4/4/95)

 

MUTANT MESSAGE DOWNUNDER

Box 31

Written by: MORGAN, MARLO (No date)

 

MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING (TRISTAR, 1997)

Box 45

Written by: BASS, RONALD (No date)

 

MY BUILDING

Box 26

Written by: FRESCO, ROB (No date)

 

NAME OF THE GAME, THE

Box 42

Written by: WEXLER, HASKELL * BUTLER, MICHAEL (4/1/67)

 

NEHEM SYNDROME, THE (2)

Box 48

Written by: LAMBERT, PAUL (No date)

 

NEXT BEST THING, THE

Box 36

Written by: ROPELEWSKI, TOM (10/18/94)

 

NIGHT THOREAU SPEND IN JAIL

Box 39

Written by: LAWRENCE, JEROME * LEE, ROBERT E. (9/1/72)

 

NORMA AND MARILYN

Box 34

Written by: ISSACS, JILL (5/5/95)

 

OF MICE AND MEN (MGM, 1992)

Box 29

Written by: FOOTE, HORTON * STEINBECK, JOHN (6/11/91)

 

OFFENDERS, THE

Box 39

Written by: BARBOUR, JOHN (No date)

 

OH NO, NOT ME!

Box 25

Written by: DAVIES, ALVIN * MONTE, JOE (No date)

 

ON OUR KNEES:A STUDY OF THE IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY

Box 42

Written by: DAVIS, DAVID * TALBOT, STEPHEN (No date)

 

ONE SALIVA BUBBLE

Box 25

Written by: LYNCH, DAVID * FROST, MARK (5/20/87)

 

OPEN DIRECTING ASSIGNMENTS

Box 47

Written by: (10/20/95)

 

OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY (WARNER BROS., 1991)

Box 25

Written by: SARGENT, ALVIN (9/18/90)

Box 26

Written by: SARGENT, ALVIN (9/24/90)

Box 25

Written by: SARGENT, ALVIN (6/28/90)

 

OUTER, INNER, AND SECRET EXERCISE:THE NEXT GENERATION IN FITNESS

Box 47

Written by: MAITTREYA (No date)

 

OVER THE LINE

Box 28

Written by: REILLY, BILL JR. * YEDOR, MARK L. (No date)

 

PAOLO

Box 42

Written by: BUTLER, MICHAEL (No date)

 

PARADOX

Box 46

Written by: ALLEN, DANIEL (1/1/92)

 

POINT OF DECEPTION

Box 27

Written by: KRANTZ, ROBERT (2/1/91)

 

PRINCE OF TIDES, THE (COLUMBIA, 1991)

Box 47

Written by: CONROY, PAT (4/4/86)

 

PROPOSITION, THE (POLYGRAM, 1998)

Box 31

Written by: RAMAGE, RICK (7/7/94)

 

RACE WOMAN (outline)

Box 26

Written by: MILITO, SEBASTIAN (1/15/92)

 

RAILROAD BILL

Box 35

Written by: PORTZ, C.R. (No date)

 

RICH MAN'S WIFE (2) (BUENA VISTA, 1996)

Box 50

Written by: JONES, AMY HOLDEN (7/24/95)

 

RITA HAYWORTH AND SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION

Box 30

Written by: DARABONT, FRANK * KING, STEPHEN (10/20/92)

 

ROB ROY (MGM/UNITED ARTISTS, 1995)

Box 46

Written by: SHARP, ALAN (3/29/94)

 

ROCK A BYE

Box 47

Written by: SCHWARTZ, ROBIN (1/1/89)

 

S.A.T.

Box 33

Written by: (No date)

 

SACAJAWEA

Box 45

Written by: DELANZO, ANNA R. (No date)

 

SAVAGE VISIONS

Box 41

Written by: ZURLA, MARTIN (8/1/93)

 

SCRIPT

Box 39

Written by: WEXLER, HASKELL (No date)

 

SEMBLANCE OF A MAN

Box 38

Written by: JENSON, ANA T. (1/1/94)

 

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY (SONY, 1995)

Box 33

Written by: THOMPSON, EMMA (1/24/94)

 

SEXTANT, THE

Box 27

Written by: ZURLA, MARTIN * CALLISON, BRIAN (8/1/92)

 

SING ME THE BLUES, LENA

Box 43

Written by: HELM, MERRY (6/14/94)

 

SO YOU WANT TO PRODUCE A PICTURE

Box 36

Written by: CHOOLUCK, LEON (10/3/94)

 

STAGGERWING

Box 45

Written by: MINETREE, HARRY (12/1/87)

 

STAND, THE (2)

Box 48

Written by: WINTERS, JONATHAN * DAVIS, BILL (No date)

 

STANLEY'S CUP

Box 34

Written by: SULLIVAN, DAN * LEBOW, FRED (1/2/96)

 

STARS FELL ON HENRIETTA, THE (WARNER BROS., 1995)

Box 37

Written by: (6/1/93)

 

STATEHOUSE

Box 27

Written by: FRASHER, MICHAEL (No date)

 

STEAL BIG, STEAL LITTLE (20TH CENT. FOX, 1995)

Box 32

Written by: (No date)

 

STORMCHASER

Box 40

Written by: MYERS, THOMAS R. (8/17/93)

 

STRING IN MY HOMETOWN

Box 37

Written by: LEE, KWANG MO (1/24/94)

 

STRINGER (RUSSIAN/UK, 1997)

Box 37

Written by: ALIEV, ARIF (1/1/95)

 

SURFERS IN BUDAPEST

Box 41

Written by: ROETHER, SUSAN (9/1/93)

 

SZTRACSATELLA (HUNGARIAN, 1996)

Box 35

Written by: KERN, ANDRAS (2/23/95)

 

TANK GIRL (UNITED ARTISTS, 1995)

Box 46

Written by: SARAFIAN, TEDI (12/10/93)

 

TELL SOMEONE GIDEON'S LOST

Box 33

Written by: ZURLA, MARTIN * ALTIERI, SERGIO (1/21/95)

 

THERESE RAQUIN

Box 46

Written by: BELL, NEAL (No date)

 

THIEVES AND LIARS

Box 33

Written by: ANDERSON, GENE (7/1/93)

 

TIE THAT BINDS, THE (BUENA VISTA, 1995)

Box 47

Written by: AUERBACH, MICHAEL * STICK, WESLEY (3/10/94)

 

TIGER IN THE BOTTLE

Box 40

Written by: TRUDEAU, GARRY (3/15/95)

 

TIN SOLDIER, THE (Television, 1995) (, 1995)

Box 46

Written by: CLIFTON, PATRICK J. (3/10/94)

 

TOM AND HUCK (BUENA VISTA, 1995)

Box 31

Written by: SOMMERS, STEPHEN * LOUGHERY, DAVID * KOSLOW, RON (9/6/94)

 

TRAITORS

Box 33

Written by: KENT, SCOTT (1/1/93)

 

TREE SOLDIERS, THE

Box 28

Written by: ENGLE, HARRISON * MITCHELL, JIM (1/15/93)

 

TREEHOUSE INCIDENT

Box 39

Written by: (No date)

 

TRIUMPH OF LOVE, THE

Box 46

Written by: MARIVAUX (No date)

 

TROPIC BLOOD

Box 43

Written by: GUERRA, DONATA (No date)

 

TRUE CONFESSIONS (UNITED ARTISTS, 1981)

Box 29

Written by: DUNNE, JOHN GREGORY * DIDION, JOAN (5/25/79)

 

TWISTED RULE

Box 41

Written by: (11/23/92)

 

UNIDENTIFIED

Box 47

Written by: (No date)

 

UNIDENTIFIED STORYBOARDS

Box 30

Written by: (No date)

 

UNTITLED

Box 47

Written by: MOORE, BRIAN (No date)

 

UNTITLED (manuscript)

Box 30

Written by: (No date)

 

VEGAS VACATION

Box 45

Written by: BELL, ELISA * DUCSAY, BOB (12/7/95)

 

VOICES FROM A LOCKED ROOM

Box 43

Written by: BARNES, PETER (7/26/94)

 

WHAT IS THIS, COMRADE?

Box 32

Written by: SERRAN, LEOPOLDO * SAYRES, JULIE (No date)

 

WHEN SHE WAS GOOD

Box 44

Written by: JONES, AMY HOLDEN * CRISTOFER, MISHAEL (2/28/95)

 

WHIP, THE

Box 40

Written by: KONDAZIAN, KAREN * BOLES, TARA (5/1/94)

 

WHITE PALACE (UNIVERSAL, 1994)

Box 42

Written by: TALLY, TED (1/28/87)

 

WILDMAN

Box 40

Written by: WRIGHT, JOCELYN F. * WALMSLEY, LEE (No date)

 

WRESTLING ERNEST HEMINGWAY

Box 29

Written by: CONRAD, STEVE (5/7/92)

 

YEAR OF FRANK SINATRA, THE

Box 37

Written by: BROWNELL, JANET (7/18/94)