Finding Aid for the George Pal Papers, 1937-1986
Finding Aid for the George Pal Papers, 1937-1986
Collection number: 102UCLA Arts Library-Special Collections
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ABOUT GEORGE PAL
-Clippings, 1966-1974, some undated, 22 items.
-Various overviews of life and work: 1975-1978, 10 items.
-"George Pal in Holland, 1934-1939", by Ole Schepp and Fred Kamphius. Den Haag: Kleinoffsetdrukkerij Kapsenberg, 1983. 76 p.--Letter from publisher, 10/83.
-Articles in Starlog, December 1977, July 1986, Famous Monsters, September 1980.
-Reel tape, 3 3/4 ips: "Puget Sound Chapter of Sweet Adelines, Inc., Seattle, Wash., Director Pat Chellin."
-Reel tape, 2-track stereo, 7 1/2 ips: "Lord'S Prayer, Ave Maria, 2[n]d test," with "Men-L Choir, Women-R Organ."
-Reel tape, 2-track stereo, 7 1/2 ips: "Lord'S Prayer, Ave Maria, 1st Demo, Piano + Organ."
-Reel tape, 7 1/2 ips: "Music by John G. Gordon, Composite of Music from 3 films: 'Moonport,' 'The Living Bay' (some cues not connected), 'The University,' also 2 Love Themes and 2 Religious Themes."
-Reel tape, mono, 7 1/2 ips: "Compositions of Jimmie Haskell for motion pictures, T.V., and commercial."
-Reel tape, full track, 12/19/62, 7 1/2 ips: "George Pal and John West."
-Awards and certificates, nine items.
-American Academy of Achievement: "1976 Banquet of the Golden Plate," yearbook commerating that year's recipients of the Golden Plate Award, an honor bestowed to Pal the previous year, [126 p.].--Related brochure.
-Letters, 1951-1980, twenty-eight items.
Sketches, n.d., eight items.--Sketches, signed by Pal, 1963, four items. (Arts S/C MAP DRAWER)
-Copies of drawings, n.d., fourteen items. - "In Memory of James Nicholson," typed, n.d., one item. Several notes.
THE ELECTRIC COMPANY (Television)
-Curriculum Goals, 1971-1972 Season, Childre's Television Workshop, July 1971, 7 pages.
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL-RIO DE JANEIRO,
-Photographs of George Pal et al., 12 items. - Program. - List of participants, incl. G. Pal, in symposium "A Literatura de Ficcao Cientifica e o Cinema." - Memorabilia.
-Reel tape, 7 1/2 ips: Dick Osgood interviews George Pal, WXYZ [Radio?]-Detroit.
Posters of paintings by Vincent DiFate, autographed by the artist, 1978, two items.--"The Jazz Singer," a limited print by [Pat] Oliphant, 1978, one item. (Arts S/C MAP DRAWER)
-Photographic reproductions of drawings depicting Louisiana ports and harbors mounted on thin cardboard, MGM Research Dept., 9/5/51-12/20/55 and n.d., four items.
-Photos of George Pal, n.d., two items. - Photocopies of photographs, autographed by Walter Lantz, of Pal with Walt Disney, Lantz and unidentified man, n.d., two items.
-Pencil drawings on tracing paper, 3 items.
-Large photocopies of storybook illustrations featuring prehistoric monsters, with captions, 4 items.
-Synopses of prose fiction, 1958-1972.
-"The Door into Summer", screenplay by Herb Bermann from the Robert A. Heinlein novel, with inserted notes by Pal, 10/12/72, 107 pages.
-"Ice Train: A Saga of the Sea", screenplay by Thomas Joachim and Eugene A. Fournier, 6/20/77, 117 pages.
-"Martion Honeymoon", screenplay by Stuart James Byrne (alias John Bloodstone). AKA "The Star Keepers", based on his own published novelette, n.d., 118 pages.
-"Stranger in a Strange Land", screenplay by Lewis John Carlino from a book by Robert Heinlein, 11/19/70, 131 pages.
ATLANTIS, THE LOST CONTINENT (1961)
Poster, c1961, one item. (Arts S/C MAP DRAWER)
-Photographs: Hank Eichner w/George Pal, inscribed by Eichner (1 item). - Models on promotial Atlantis foat, 1 item. - Stills from motion picture, 8 items.
-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Press Book, c1961, 16" by 12", [12 p.]. - International Photographer, issue Jan. 1961, illustrated article on ATLANTIS.., 21 p. - Lobby cards, 5 items.
-Lobby card, Belgian edition, 1 item.
DESTINATION MOON (1950)
Posters, c1951, two items. - Divided sections of one extremely large poster, c1950, four pieces. (Arts S/C MAP DRAWER)
-Final revised script, 10/24/49, 130 p. Includes revised Woody Woodpecker sequence with Walter Lantz' handwritten notes, [25 p.].
- Promotional literature on film, including production credits, 29 pages. - Hayden Planetarium handouts, incl. "Unknown facts about the Moon", 4 pages. - List of Still Captions, 7 pages.
-Stills from motion picture, 45 items.
-Master record, 33 1/3 rpm. Leith Stevens, composer: "On the Surface of the Moon", "Earth", "Outer Space."
-Soundtrack, reissue 1980, 33 1/3 rpm: "Earth", "In outer space", "On the surface of the moon", "Escape from the moon", "Finale."
-Set drawings, in color, of launch pad, 1949, 3 items.
DOC SAVAGE (1975)
Elongated lobby cards, c1975, two items. - Poster based on Bantam Books cover, n.d., one item. - Posters, three items, c1975. - Italian edition, 1975. (Arts S/C MAP DRAWER)
-Magazines: Comixscene, Doc Savage issue, Nov/Dec 1972. - Entertainment Today, Aug. 8, 1975.- Great News, vol. IX, no. 9.- Mediascene, March/April 1974. - Reel One, Dec. 1974. - Doc Savage Comic Book, no. 1, Aug. 1975.
-Summaries of eight (8) "Doc Savage" stories. - Screenplay by Joseph Morhaim, 132 p., and synopsis, 4 p. - Scene sequence (1-191), 62 p.
-Final screenplay by George Pal, 11/16/73 (subtitle: The Man of Bronze), 122 pages. - Pilot teleplays by Alvin Sapinsley, entitled "The Secret in the Sky", 1/2/75 and 12/22/75.
-Letter from SRS Merchandising, Inc., appraising project's commercial licensing value, 1/6/72. - Letter from Pal to Brut Productions, proposing joint ownership of project, 6/1/72. - Memo from the Desk of George Pal, undated.
-Book reviews, 5/23/66-7/30/73, 3 items.
-Movie reviews, including attached comments by Pal, 1/18/75-9/26/75.
-Copies of drawings mainly for poster designs, incl. personal artwork by Pal related to other projects, total of 33 items.
-Memorabilia: Patches, 5. - Stickers, 4. - Small color picture cards of character, 3 and accompanying envelopes, 2. - Large color picture cards, 3. - Two Programs, 2. Press kit: 11 items and folder.
-Still from motion picture, color, 1 item. - B/w stills, 8 items. - Staff on set, 8 items. - George Pal, 8 photos. - Title character as billboard figure, 3 photos. - Contact sheets, 86 items.
-Contact sheets, 84 items.
-Stills from motion picture, 11x14, 8 items.
-Reel tape, 7 1/2 ips: "Comb #1 w/ whistle."
-Reel tape, 7 1/2 ips: rundown footage, complete with dialog and effects: "Opening", "Doc's Speech", "Doc's Lab-snakes", "Jungle Trek", Love Scene", "Trek to edge of world".
-Reel tape, mono, 7 1/2 ips: a demo for the DOC SAVAGE sequel, by Robert O. Ragland: I. Dixieland (Bob Ragland's Band), II. Marches (arranged and conducted by Bob Ragland).
-Reel tape, 7 1/2 ips: "from R-1 68/380, R-7 630/775, R-12 340/496, R-8 615/875, No Love".
-Production budget, direct costs, 6/29/73, 28 p. - Summary of below-the-line costs for Doc Savage (final) and Peer Gynt (added estimate), 7/25/74, [1 p.]
-Bumper stickers, three items.
-Negative enlargement of book review covering Doc Savage novels, from Time (magazine), 7/5/71, one item. - Color drawing of Doc Savage's Amazing Crew, 1 item.
THE POWER (1968)
-Letter from Byron Haskin on reviews of film, 1/25/68, with attached page of transcribed quotes from the press, 1/19-2/29/68. - Reviews, 1/19-3/7/68, 7 items.
-Stills, 19 items. - Pal with various cast members, 4 items. - Miklos Rozsa conducting, 2 items. - Pal with Rozsa, 1 item. - Ken Murray, Linda Bird Johnson and Woody Woodpecker doll, 1 item.
-Autographed photographs of George Hamilton, 3 items. - Photograph of George Pal and Linda Byrd Johnson with Woody Woodpecker doll on movie set. - Photograph of Pal, Johnson, and Ken Murray on set.
-Reel tape, four-track stereo, 7 1/2 ips: Side One: 1. Prelude 'Theme from "The Power",' 2. Death in the Cenfrifuge [etc.]. - Side Two: 1. Theme from 'The Power', 2. The Pursuit [etc.].
Poster for THE PUPPETOON MOVIE, a compilation of Pal's shorts, c1987, one item. (Arts S/C MAP DRAWER)
-Letter from President and Mrs. P.C. Washington of Jarvis Christian College, commending Puppetoon short "Perfume Suite" for its "non-stereotyped presentation of Duke Ellington," 4/15/48.
-Storybook, "Jasper and the Watermelons," original drawings by George (based on Puppetoon short of same title), 1945, Diamond Publ. Co., [32 p.].
-Reviews of "The Puppetoon Movie," a compilation of Pal's shorts, 6/12-6/22/87.
-George Pal in Holland posing with his Puppetoon figures, 2 photos. - Puppetoons resting on set, 1 photo.
THE SEVEN FACES OF DR. LAO (1964)
-Memo and letters re the scripts and production, with attached notes, 2/28-6/6/62, 6 items.
-Screenplay, carbon copy, entitled "The Circus of Dr. Lao," by Charles Beaumont, 136 pages, w/ inserts of revised pages dated 3/7 through 3/15/61.
-Screenplay entitled "Circus of Dr. Lao," by Charles Beaumont, April 4, 1961, 139 pages w/inserts of revised pages dated 4/5-4/11/61.
-Screenplay, carbon copy, heavily annotated, entitled "The Circus of Dr. Lao," by Ben Hecht and Charles Lederer, 124 pages, dated October 11, 1962, w/ inserts of revised pages dated 8/29-10/11/62,
-Screenplay entitled "The Circus of Dr. Lao," by Ben Hecht and Charles Lederer, dated October 11, 1962, 130 pages. - Loose script pages, 94-124, and ms notes dated 11/62.
-Two carbon copies of screenplay entitled "The Circus of Dr. Lao," by Ben Hecht, Charles Lederer, and Charles Beaumont, 117 pages, with inserts of revised pages dated 12/7/62-1/10/63, one copy with annotations.
-Screenplay entitled "The Circus of Dr. Lao," by Ben Hecht, Charles Lederer, and Charles Beaumont, n.d., 125 pages. - Includes "Puppet Action" chart, 1 item.
-"Audience Reaction Test," conducted by MGM Research Department, January 6, 1964: main text, 8 pages. Includes sample survey, 1 item, foldout graphs, 3 items.
-Programs, 2, each slightly different. - Clipping from Valley Times, 4/30/64, with short handwritten note attached from Bob [Canterfield?], which reads, "For your file--nice break!"
-Drawings by George Pal, 9 photos. - Pal with friend and birthday cake, 1 photo. - Tony Randall during production, 5 photos. - Stills, 31 items.
-Records (45 rpm and 78 rpm): Theme from film, by Leigh Harline with the Hollyridge Strings, stamped with the date 11/6/63.
-Reel tape, mono, 7/12/63, 7 1/2 ips: "Prod 1811, 1502 - 1 + 2 Intercut, Dr. Lao, Snake - Arthur O'Connel, Voice."
THE TIME MACHINE (1960)
Large poster, c1960, one item. (See MAP DRAWER, bottom.)
-Screenplay, second draft, entitled H.G. Well's The Time Machine, written by [Philip Yordan] and David Duncan, n.d., 108 p. - Words and music for song entitled "The Land of the Leal", by Peggy Lee, 2 items.
-Clippings, 9/10-9/28/60, 6 items. - Biography of Pal, incl. filmography, 4 pages.
-Personal note from Raquel Welch Curtis, 10/12/68.
-Stills from motion picture, 10 items.
-Record, 45 rpm: "The Land of the Leal," song from film, by Peggy Lee.
-Diagram of invention "The Time Machine", 5/7/59, 1 item.
-Lobby cards, each with a different superimposed still from the film, Mexican editions, 6 items.
TOM THUMB (1958)
-Personal note from Cecil B. deMille, 11/28/58.
-George Pal poses with special effect, his miniaturized star Russ Tamblyn, 1 photo. - Pal poses with gigantic prop, 1 photo. - Stills, 8 items.
-Lobby cards, each with a different superimposed still from film, Mexican editions, 8 items.
THE TOOL BOX (Television, 1972)
-"The Tool Box, an outline for the first Puppetoon in the CURIOSITY SHOP," by George Pal, three copies: (1) handwritten, 5 p., (1) with pencil corrections, 3 p.,(1) no corrections, 3 p.
-Reel tape, full-length demonstration, stereo, 5/8/71, 7 1/2 ips.
-Reel tape, unmarked, save for Bob Emenegger's address on container and accompanying letter from him inside, 2/5/71, about the music for THE TOOL BOX, two items.
-Reel tape, copy of master, full track, recorded 5/14/71, 7 1/2 ips.
-Reel tape, complete stereo: 1) Jimmie Haskell, His New Overture, 2) Old Version of Tool Box.
-Reel tape, demonstration, 2-track stereo, 2/27/71, 7 1/2 ips.
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (1953)
Poster for double feature of WAR OF THE WORLDS and WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE, c1977, one item. (Arts S/C MAP DRAWER)
-Article by George Pal "Filming War of the Worlds", published in "Astounding Science Fiction", pp. 100-111. - Profile on actress Ann Robinson, Los Angeles Times, 10/15/88.
-Director Byran Haskin, Pal and others looking over the script, 2 photos. - Stills, 9 items, incl one color.
-Shots of Pal, cast members and others reuniting for a Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Celebration at Holly Cinema, 1977: Pal with Les Tremayne and Ann Robinson, 1 items. - Stills, 11 items.
-Scrapbook of 1954 publicity tour of South America and Panama,[one of two]
-Scrapbook of 1954 publicity tour of South America and Panama, [two of two]
-Clippings from various countries of 1954 Latin American publicity tour, originally part of scrapbook, 22 items.
-Photos of 1954 Latin American publicity tour, originally part of scrapbook, 17 items.
WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE (1951)
-Personal note from Cecil B. deMille, 8/23/51.
-Pal and others in front of airplane, 1 photo. - Stills (New York City flood), 3 photos.
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM (1962)
-Script by Charles Beaumont, David P. Harmon and William Roberts, June 14, 1961, 145 p. (Note: "To be filmed in Cinerama).
-Episodic scripts by David Harmon, (3) entitled "The Fisherman and his Wife, An Alternative Fairy Tale", 4/13/61, 12pgs., and June 19 and July 5, 1961, 15 pgs. each. - "The Brave Little Tailor," dated 4/18/61, 11 p. - Partial script, pp. 92-107.
-Program flyer. - Souvenir program (hardbound) including photos and illustrations, c1962, [32 p.] - Press-kit literature, including credits, 4 items. - Postcard.
-Note from cast member Buddy Hackett, 10/3/62. - Letter from George E. Probst, Executive Director of Thomas Alva Edison Foundation, on award for the film, January 15,1963.
-Pal on set with human cast members, 3 photos. - Pal on set with synthetic (puppet) cast members, 1 photo. - Stills of synthetic stars in midst of animation, 1 photo.
-Record (45 rpm): "Wonderful Wo[r]ld of the Brothers Grimm," instrumental, master record. - Record (33 1/3 rpm), 7/5/61, with songs by Bob Merrill. - Master record, 33 1/3 rpm.
-Reel tape: Regensberg Boys Choir.
-Reel tape: "Cinerama Kaleidoscope, 1/2 hr radio show done on CBS Los Angeles on the premiere in 1962.
-Reel tape: Interviews, Sandra Gale Bettin.
THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
-Notes "Sheverezade," handwritten, pencil, August 26, 1976.
-Treatments by John Collier: - one copy dated 2-28-65, pp.1-26A, - "Narration", [8 pages], dated 1-28-65. - one copy, dated 3-9-65, 63 pages.
-Reproductions of paintings, 8 photos. --Potographs of sculpture, 6 items.
-Comic Book: Classics Illustrated, no 8. "Arabian Nights", n.d., 48 p.
-Treatments by John Collier: 0ne copy dated 4-5-65, [116 pages] w/ pecil notesandchanges. - one copy, dated May 5, 1995, 112 pages.
BRAVE NEW WORLD
-Letters from Lewis Morton regarding the availability of screen rights, MGM "Office Communications," 3 items: 2/13/63, 2/22/63, 9/2/64.
-Screenplay, entitled "Aldous Huxleys Brave New World", 130 pages. - Synopsis of the novel with note, 2/25/63, 8 p. - MGM "Reader's Report," synopsis of 248-page Nelson Gidding screenplay based on novel, 17 p.
-Treatment, [no author], annotated, 27 pages, Malcolm Stuart Productions, Inc.
-Letter from Russell Thatcher, the Eastern Story Editor at MGM, on "Childhood's End and the Morceaux Choises synposis. - Note from Howard Koch on revising script, n.d., with attached note, 7/15/65.
-Notes dated 10/7/65, two items. - Clipping, "What'll We Be Like in 2067?" Los Angeles Times, 1/11/67. - Howard Koch, resume, n.d., with attached note, 7/2/65.
-Synopses by Milton Saul of novel by Arthur C. Clarke, July 23, 1953, 1 page, MGM. - Synopsis by Leonard MGM "Reader's Report" of the 103-page screenplay by Howard Koch, 4/2/65, 15 p.
-Screenplay by Howard Koch, n.d., 93 p.
-Screenplay by Howard Koch, n.d., 107 p.
CONCEPT FOR A TELEVISION SERIES
-Treatment, 6 pages, no author. 2 copies, one with handwritten annotation, 1/28/66.
DAYS OF THE COMET
-Memo, Paramount Inter-Communications, 6/3/77. - Letter to Paramount from CBS-TV re "Program Practices," 6/3/77, 2 p. - Letter to Paramount from CBS-TV turning down project, 6/14/77.
-Notes, two items, one undated, one dated 12/77. - "Bits to use in Days of the Comet" typed note, n.d. - Noted by Robert Bloch, typed, dated Spt. 15, 1976, 4 p.
-Treatment by Robert Bloch, 1/26/77, 11 pages. - Excerpt from H.G. Wells novel, n.d., 4 p. - Synopsis of novel, 6/19/34, with attached notes.
-Treatment, n.d., 133 p. - Revised pages for Story Line, by Robert Bloch, dated April 22, 1977.
-Revised Story Line, by Robert Bloch, heavily annotated with pencil, April 22, 197, pages 1-126. - "Story Line, entitled "Comet","Outs - as of 4/22/77", heavily annotated with pencil.
-Treatment by Robert Bloch, April, 22, 1997, 151 p.
-Treatment by Robert Bloch, n.d., 69 p.
-Treatment by Robert Bloch, May 18, 1977, 125 p.
-Letter to Herb Jaffe of United Artists, 6/22/66. - Letter to Clark Ramsey, MGM "Inter-Office Communication," 10/18/67. - Letter from Franklin Coen, 9/24/77. - Letter on composer Ernest Gold, 10/6/77.
-Synopsis of Philip Wylie novel, 10/3,10/27 and 12/13, 1950, 3 pages each. - Synopsis of 114-page screenplay by Franklin Coen, Warner Bros. Story Dept., 7/12/71, 5 p. - Synopsis of 82-page of treatment by George Pal, Am. Intl. Pict. Inc., 9 pages.
-Notes, ms, pencil, few typed, some undated, some dated 1976-77. - list of "Suggested Writers" 1/11/1971, [6 pages]. - Book reviews of Wylie novel, 1951 (2 items). - Book jacket, photocopy, with note. - Clipping, "Inflatable Doll, LA Times, 3/2/69.
-Clipping on Philip Wylie's "The Disappearance" for a 4-hour ABC miniseries starring Carol Burnett [no mention of Pal's involvement], Variety, 5/29/79, one item.
-Screenplay by David P. Harmon, First draft, March 1964, 2 copies, 144 pages, one with annotations.
-Notes and treatment by Michael Kanin, 2/10/65, 64 pages, with inserted revised pages and notes attached, n.d. - "Mandala", 3 p.
-Treatment by Michael Kanin, February 17, 1965, 68 p.
-Treatment, June 1970, 50 p.
-Screenplay by Franklin Coen, First draft "outs," some paged date 4/2/71 and 7/2/71, 119 p.
-Screenplay by Franklin Coen, 2nd draft, n.d., 118 p., 2 copies, one with annotations.
-Screenplay by Franklin Coen, 2nd draft, June 25, 1971, 114 p.
-Screenplay by Franklin Coen [and David P. Harmon?], 3rd draft, n.d., 123 p. [two title pages, one of which credits David P. Harmon as co-author]
-Treatment by George Pal, April, 1975, 82 p., 2 copies, one with annotations.
-Treatment by George Pal, n.d. [same text as April 1975 but with photocopied illustrations on the flip side of certain pages and annotated differently], 82 p.
-Notes, n.d., two items. - Smothers Brothers memorabilia: two photographs, flyer for their CBS-TV show with note "From Stan Kamen", postcard, n.d., brochure, c1964, [20 p.].
-Synopis of novel "The History of Don Quixote de la Mancha" by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, 1/21/25 and date stamp 8/6/63, 23 p.
-Collage of pictures, photos, and words (11 pieces) comprising message pitching Terry Thomas and Buddy Hackett for DON QUIXOTE and SHERLOCK HOLMES.
THE FLYING YORKSHIREMAN
-Screenplay by Valentine Davies, n.d. 228 pages. - Treatment by Valerie Davies, n.d., 24 p.
-Screenplay entitled "Pierre Petit The Flying Frenchman" based on the novel by Eric Knight and the screenplay by Valentine Davi[e]s, 151 p.
-Screenplay "Pierre Petit The Flying Frenchman" based on the novel by Eric Knight and the screenplay by Valentine [sic] Davi[e]s, with slight corrections and attached notes, 151 p.
-Letters and memos, August 1964 - December 1965. 10 items re rights to the story.
-Pencil drawing/sketch "The Flying Frenchman". - Notes, n.d., 11 items. - Notes, 1965, 12 items.
-Clippings, 1963-1965, 3 items. - Clippings, n.d., 8 items. - Valentine with picture of dog, 1 item. - "From Cantinflas with Love," souvenir program for play, n.d., [12 p.]
-MGM "New York Synopsis" of the Eric Knight novel, June 3, 1937, 18 p., with attached MGM Inter-Office Communication to Pal from Lewis Morton, 4/7/64.
THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS
-Letters, May - August, 1979, 7 items.
-Clippings, n.d. and 4/9/78, three items. - Notes, n.d., 12 items. - Notes, March 1978-August 1979, 11 items. - Notes, typed, n.d., 3 items. - "Bosh research!" n.d., [42 p.].
-Materials from the Alfiz Collections n.d.: 7 slides of "El Bosco"--brochure, "Serie 32 EL BOSCO"--brochure, "Serie 33 EL JARDIN DE LAS DELICIAS."
-"Endorsements of the novel," incl. "Credit of endorsers," and endorsements by Forrest J. Ackerman, Vincent Price, and Robert Bloch's.
-Draft of novel by George Pal and Joseph Morhaim, ms revisions/corrections, page inserts, n.d., very approx. 129 p.
-Draft of novel, heavily revised, page inserts, uncollated, 12/20/77, 134 [169?] p.
-Novel, "final draft form," heavily revised, n.d., ch. i-vi, pp. 1-98.
-Novel, "final draft form," heavily revised with various inserted pages, n.d., ch. vii-x, pp. 98-122.
-Novel by George Pal and Joe Morhaim, includes photocopied illustrations, n.d., 171 p.
-Draft of novel by George Pal and Joe Morhaim, with ms revisions, incl. photocopies of illustrations, n.d., 171 p. - Suggested "Editorial Revisions," 7/25/78, 5 p.
-Story outline, two copies, each annotated, 4/80, 5 p. each. - Revised story outlines, n.d., two items, 3 p. and 6 p. - Treatment by George Pal and Alan Cranis, two copies, one annotated, n.d., 4 p. each.
-Treatment, n.d., 8 pages, with attached notes. - Claudine West, MGM "Reader's Report," synopsis of the Jonathan Swift novel, August 20m 1927, 11 pages.
THE HIGH CRUSADE
-Synopsis of the Poul Anderson novel, n.d., 3 p. - Roger MacDougall, treatment, 167 p.
-Treatments by Paul and Hollace Davids, 28 p., 14 p., 28 p. [Envelope dated 6/5/72].
THE INCREDIBLE THRILLING ADVENTURES OF THE ROCK
-Outline, drafts: handwritten, 2 p., typed, 2 p.
-Screenplay by Joseph Morhaim, 119 pages, n.d. - Treatment by Joseph Morhaim and A. Sanford Wolf, entitled "Voyage Into the Center of the Brain," n.d., 29 p., with typed "Notes on Holography," [4 p.].
-Screenplay by Joseph Morhaim, 95 pages, includes revisions dated in October and November 1970. - "Outs," pp. 71, 75-77, 97-99, 101, 103, 104.
-Research articles: Los Angeles Times, 11/2/70, Newsweek, 6/21/71, Los Angles Times West, 8/8/71, 10/3/71, Life, 10/16/70, 10/1/71, 10/22/71, 11/12/71, 11/26/71.
-Shooting schedule, in wooden case, n.d., 1 item.
THE LAST REVOLUTION
-Letters, October 1967- September 1969, October 1972, re the screenplay by Rod Serling. 15 items.
-Handwritten notes, 10 pages. - Miscellaneous materials and notes re casting (?).
-Handwritten notes, some dated between 1966 and 1968. -- Newspaper clippings and magazine articles on robots, computers, and various other topics.
-Photographs: Tony Curtis (7 items), "Bullfighter" (1 item), "Creepy Crawler" vehicle (1 item), Sylvia Koscina (1 item), Lee Marvin (1 item, incl. note), "Eyeless Man" (1 item, incl. note).
-Cut-out drawings, eight pieces. - Postcard of Carson Home, Eureka, CA. - Typed transcription of "Nightmare Number Three," a poem by Stephen Vincent Benet, [2 p.].
-MGM "Reader's Reports" of the Lord Dunsany novel, 1 page, 11-22-65, and 16 pages, n.d. - MGM London Synopsis, 5 pages, October 10,1951 woth ms notes attached.
-Drafts of outlines and synposis by George Pal: 13 pages, n.d. - 2nd draft, 1-13-67, 14 pages annotated and notes attached. - 14 pages, annotated, n.d. - 14 pages, n.d.
-Partial scripts entitled "Gresham's People" (Working Title) by Rod Serling: Shots 1-128, 41 pages, dated 8-30-67, annotated. - Shots 1-301, dated 9-11-67, 78 pages, annotated.
-Screenplay by Rod Serling, entitled "Gresham's People" (Working Title)September 27, 1967, 161 p.
-Screenplay by Rod Serling entitled "Gresham's People" (Working Title), September 27, 1967, 161 pages, annotated, includes 5 apges of handwritten notes.
-Screenplay entitled "The Horde," 2nd draft, n.d., 138 pages [by Rod Serling].
-Screenplay entitled "The Horde," 2nd draft, 138 pages, [by Ros Seerling], annotated and handwritten notes attached, October 1967.
-Screenplay by Richard Matheson, pages dated 3/29-4/29/68, 169 p. 2 copies, one with annotations.
-Partial screenplay by Richard Matheson, 114 pages, some pages dated 6/7/68, 114 p. Notes attached.
-Screenplay by Rod Serling, entitled "The 'R' Project". Third Draft, 150 pages, dated 11-22-67, annotated, with inserted notes. - Synopsis entitled "The Horde," annotated, n.d., 7 p.
-Screenplay by Rod Serling, annotated, with inserted notes, n.d., 140 p.
-Synopsis of "Pender's People,". Screenplay by Rod Serling, March 1976, 57 pages, two copies, one with color illustrations mounted on the flip side of certain pages.
-Copy of Synposis of "Pender's People," annotated. - Revised pages by Rod Serling.
-Step outline by Dick Matheson, notes aatached, 3-1-/68, 9 p. - "Matheson original, 4 parts: pages 1-25/dated 3-29-68, pages 28-47/dated 4-3-68, pages 52-79/dated 4-11-68, pages 82-159/4-19-68.
-Synopsis by David Dwyer, 2/13/69, 2 pages, 3 copies.
-Copies of drawings, twenty-eight items.
-Letters, March 1968 - February 1970, mainly from MGM and Filmkunst, Germany. (16 items).
-Screenplay by Richard Maibaum, first draft, n.d. with some pages dated either 4/8/68 and 6/3/68, 114 p.
-Screenplay by Richard Maibaum, 1968, 125 p.
-Screenplay by Richard Maibaum, n.d., 137 p.
-Screenplay [by Richard Maibaum?], with attached note in front, all pages dated alternately 4/8/68 and 6/3/68, 124 p.
-Photcopy of the novel by Paul McGinnis, 1953, 287 p.
-Photos of historical paintings and statues of the era of Captain James Cook, 18 items (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios Ltd. envelope).
-Synopsis of Paul McGinnis' novel, chapter-by-chapter with dialogue excerpts in screenplay format, n.d., 77 p.
-Screenplay by Anthony Lesser, August 1 [no year], 145 pages. - Revised pages, 2 parts. - Summary, [6 p.]. - Analysis, [8 p.].
-Screenplay by Jack Moffitt entitled "Forgotten Eden," 92 pages, pages dated May 3-May 10, 1956.
-Screenplay by Jack Moffitt, 118 pages, pages dated February 21-March 28, 1963.
-Screenplay by Jack Moffitt, three copies, each differently annotated, n.d.: first copy, a full 126 p.--second copy, missing p. 126--third copy, missing pp. 1-25.
-Several sets of loose script pages, some dated 11/57. - Handwritten notes by George Pal.
THE LUCKY LEPRECHAUN
-Treatment, original story and lyrics by Janice Torre, music by Fred Spielman, n.d., 34 p.
-Storyline/synposis George Pal, 8 copies, incl. three with pencil annotations, 2 pages each, (1 item 3 pages.).
-Letter from Gordon Molson on writer Sam Peeples' interest in the Metropolis remake, plus clipping. - Letters (2) from lawyer E. Fulton Brylawski, 4/27/66. - Letter from Ray Russell, 5/4/66.
-MGM "Reader's Report," synopsis of original novel by Thea von Harbou, 3/25/66, 14 p., with attached notes. - Forrest J. Ackerman, screen treatment entitled "Metropolis 5000," 3/22/66, 5 p.
-Paperback, Ace Book, 1963, of novel by Thea von Harbou, inscribed by Forrest J. Ackerman, and signed by George Pal. - Copy of Ackerman's introduction, 6 pages.
-Cover of "Spacemen" magazine, September 1964. - Clipping, "What'll We Be Like in 2067?" Los Angeles Times, 1/11/67. - Clippings on Fritz Lang film, n.d., three items.
-Notes, 12/1/67, one item. - "Choice Cuts," drawing, n.d., one item. - Reader's Reports of Boileau-Narcejac novel, 7/14/65 and 7/15/65 (Lewis Morton), July 8, 1965 (Evelyn Scott).
MULBERRY LANE 13
-"A Concept for a Television Series," by George Pal, n.d., 7 pages.
THE NEFERTITI-TUT EXPRESS
-Poem by Ray Bradbury, with inscription to Pal, January 30, 1976, 3 pages. - Treatment/Outline with cover letter, February 20, 1976, 19 pages.
THE NUTCRACKER PRINCE IN NEW YORK
-Treatment, subtitled "A Modern Fairytale," based on Tchaikowsky's Nutcracker Ballet. Book by Janice Torre, score adapted from Tchaikowsky by Fred Spielman and Janice Torre, 28 pages.
-Front cover (only).
THE ONE-HUNDRED MILLIMETER MAN
-George Pal, three story outlines, n.d., 6 pages and 4 pages.
-Note to Zsoka Pal from Paul Davids of Marvel Productions about project, 8/12 [no year]. - Letter to George Pal from Dale Wasserman on making an effective film version, October 25, 1974, 3 pages.
-Synopis, American International Pictures, of George Pal's 98-page screenplay, Feb. 4,195, 11 pages. - MGM "Reader's Report," synopsis of Henrick Ibsen play with attached notes, Nov. 30, 1945, 22 pages.
Clippings and programs of the Henrick Ibsen play as performed on various stages, 1963-1978.
-Handwritten notes, [George Pal?], n.d.
-"Cast Suggestions," n.d., [2 pages] - Bio of Adrian Mitchell (Screenwriter of 'Man Friday')," from Publicity Department, Avco Embassy Pictures Corp., 4 pages.
-Photocopied portraits (glossy): of Edvard Grieg, five items.--of Henrick Ibsen, three items.
-Color photograph of pyramid, 5 1/4" by 8 1/2".
-Shooting schedule, set list, cast list, set costs, stunt adjustments, extra talent, total costs, final cost below-the- line, 7/26-7/29/74, [8 pages]. - Reduced photograph of Shotting schedule log sheet.
-Treatment by George Pal and Gae Griffith, entitled "East of the Sun and West of the Moon," music by Edvard Grieg: Act I, pp. 1-14, Act II, pp. 15-26 (annotated).
-Treatment by Ray Russell, entitled "The Adventures of Peer Gynt," music by Edvard Grieg, 38 pages.
-Screenplay, first draft, [no author], music by Edvard Grieg, January 1968, 102 p.
-Screenplay, second draft, [no author], music by Edvard Grieg, June 1971, 98 p.
-Screenplay by George Pal, entitled "The Adventures of Peer Gynt," n.d., 98 p.
-Shooting schedule, disassembled, n.d., 1 item.
-(Rossum's Universal Robots). Synopsis of by Jessie Burns based on the Karl Capek's play: MGM Reader's Report, 14 pages, with attached notes and 1/11/67 Los Angeles Times clipping, and Loew's Inc., 16 pages, both dated April 7, 1939.
RIP VAN WINKLE
-Memos, mainly from MGM and Morris Agency, November 1962-September 1967, eighteen items.
-Notes, 1966-1968 and undated, 46 items. - filmography of George Wells, 2 items. - Resume (actor) Jodi Michael, 1 item.
-Photographs: Doodleton Pipers (1 item), Dick Kallman (actor), 1 item.
-Comic book: Classics Illustrated, "Rip Van Winkle", n.d., - Playbill "Half A Sixpence", Dorothy chanler Pavillion, L.A., actor Dick Kallman, 1966. - Brochure for magazine with Rip Van Winkle puzzle.
-New York Synopsis of a play version, 7/22/37, 4 pages. - MGM Reader's Report of 107-page Goell-Torre-Spielman script, 9/3/58, 6 pages. - MGM Reader's Report of Gene Fowler treatment, 8/6/65, 14 pages.
-First draft treatment by Ray Russell, August 26, 1966, pp. 2-4, 29. - Rip Van Winkle Chronology, [1 p.], George Wells. - Pages 1A, 1B,1C, 1-6, 11 (ms) of screenplay, book and lyrics by Kermit Goell and Janice Torre, music by Fred Spielman, Nov. 1965.
-A Musical Comedy". Lyrics by Kermit Goell, book by Kermit Goell and Janice Torre, music by Fred Spielman, n.d.: Act I, 52 p.--Act II, 30 p.--Act III, 37 p.
-A Musical Comedy. Lyrics by Kermit Goell, book by Kermit Goell and Janice Torre, music by Fred Spielman, with two title pages, n.d.: Act I, 48 p.--Act II, 29 p.--Act III, 30 p.
Treatment by Gene Fowler, entitled "Old Rip" and "Rip Van Winkle", n.d., 248 pages.
-First draft treatment by Ray Russell, August 26, 1966. 58 pages.
-Screenplay by George Wells, "Young Rip," annotated, with attached notes, September-December, 1967, 122 pages. Includes appendices: "Cameo Roles," [1 page.]--"Suggestions for Music," 6 pages.
Screenplay by George Wells, entitled "Young Rip," 122 pages.
-Reel tape, 7 1/2 ips: "Rip Van Winkle Score," with Fritz Fred Spielman's address taped to box.
-Treatment based on the A.E. Van Vogt novel, n.d., 42 pages. - "One Page Explanation -- by the author".
-Photocopy of H.G. Wells' story, certain passages underlined, n.d., - Outline for a film by Paul Davids, certain passages underlined, n.d., 7 pages.
THE SWORD OF GALAHAD
-Letter from Gail Morgan Hickman to George Pal, July 8, 1977, re revised draft.
-Screenplay, first draft, June 21, 1977, by Gail Morgan Hickman, 104 pages. - Includes 9 pages of notes.
THE TEN OF STICKS
-Synopsis by Frank M. Robinson and Bruce M. Glassner, 16 pages.
TIME MACHINE II
Letter from Joe [Morhaim] about revising the manuscript, 2/22/79, 2 p.--Letter from Robert Stoddard of ABC Motion Pictures, turning down the project, 8/29/79.
-Synopsis by Alan Cranis, 6 pages w/ cover note, n.d. - REjection letter from ABC/Theatriacal Motion Pictures, Aug. 29, 1979. - List of correction to manuscript, Feb. 22, 1979, 2 pages.
-Paperback of novel by George Pal and Joe Morhaim, New York: Dell, 1981.
-Illustrations, n.d., fifteen pieces. - Clippings, n.d., two items.--Clippings, 11/17/75-7/12/76, two items. - Notes, 3/12/76-8/2/79, eight items.--Notes, n.d., five items.
-Typed manuscript of novel by George Pal and Joe Morhaim, "Time Machine No. 2," with testimonials by Forrest J. Ackerman (with photo facsimile) and Robert Bloch (signed), 204 pages.
-Drafts of novel (7), each differently annotated, roughly 30 p. ea. with various missing pages.
-Draft of novel, Prologue and Chapter I., annotated, n.d., 56 pages.
-Draft of novel, "outs," Prologue and Chapters I-IV, annotated, n.d., 87 p.
-Draft of novel, "outs," Chapters V-VII, pp. 49-126.
-Draft of novel, "outs," Chapters VIII and IX, annotated, n.d., pp. 87-186.
-Draft of novel, "outs," Chapter X and Epilogue, pp. 187-203, with inserts.
THE VOYAGE OF THE BERG
Set drawings, mounted on heavy cardboard, n.d., twelve items. (Arts S/C MAP DRAWER)
-Letters, February 1977-November 1978, six items.
-Paramount synposis of the Edward Hyams novel "Prince Habib's Iceberg," 4/28/77. - American International Productions synopsis and evaluation of 142-page Robert Bloch script, 12/4/79, 5 pages. - Pal on Boyle's evaluation, n.d.
-Robert Bloch's resume, n.d. - Notes, typed, with attached clippings, Aug. 1972-March 1977, [13 p.]. - Clippings, 1972-1978, seventeen items. - Clippings, n.d., three items.
-Robert Bloch, "Changes and Additions to Berg Treatment," notes, typed, December 4, 1978, 3 pages. - Notes, May 1977-October 1979, fifteen items. - Notes, n.d., twenty items.
-Robert Bloch: Outline, n.d., 16 pages. - Scene sequence, July 6, 1978, 27 pages. - Scene sequence, July 1978, 3 pages. - Shot breakdown, Jan. 1,1979, 11 pages. - Treatment, annotated, n.d., 80 pages.
-Treatment by Robert Bloch, n.d., 80 pages.
Treatment by Robert Bloch, September 1978, 79 pages, with attached note. - Additional Notes, typed, pages 80-83 and pages 80-86, annotated.
-Treatment excerpt, n.d., [2 p.] - Part of scene sequence, 5/16/79, [1 p.] - Robert Bloch, "Changes," 10/4/79, [1 p.] - Script fragments, 1979, two items. - Script fragments, n.d., twenty-two items.
-Screenplay, incomplete, annotated, 1978-1979, pages 1-124.
-Screenplay entitled "The Berg" incomplete, n.d., 1-124 pages.
-"[Robert] Bloch's Original," screenplay, lightly annotated, "early 1979", 208 pages.
-"[Robert] Bloch's Original, Corrected, Reduced, Cut by Him," screenplay, incomplete, annotated, 1979, pp. 1-179.
-"Original, June 1979, First Draft", screenplay, incomplete, lightly annotated, 124 pages.
-Screenplay by Robert Bloch, n.d., 142 pages.
-Screenplay by Robert Bloch, n.d., 142 pages, scene numbers added in handwriting.
-Screenplay by Robert Bloch, second draft, annotated and inserts of revised pages, n.d., 142 pages (excluding inserts).
-Screenplay by Robert Bloch, second draft, October 1979, 142 pages.
-Screenplay by Robert Bloch, third draft, annotated with inserts of revised papges, March 1980, 142 pages (excluding inserts).
-Screenplay by Robert Bloch, third draft, April 1980, 137 pages.
-"Berg (Final-Short Version), G[eorge] P[al]'s Short Version, with Cuts by Bob [Bloch] and GP," screenplay, annotated and inserts of revised pages), June 1979, 160 pages (excluding inserts).
-Screenplay by Robert Bloch, marked "Finis," annotated and inserts of handwritten pages, 1979, 160 pages (excluding inserts).
-Below-the-Line Production Budget, American International Productions, 12/17/79, 25 pages.
-"Breakdown Pages - John Broderick", n.d.
-Photographed sketches, color, mounted on thick cardboard, six items.
-Photographed sketches, color, 6 items, mounted on thick cardboard, except one.
-Casting photos, 31 items, includes 2 color. [enveloped postmarked 2/27/80]
-Story boards, copies, 12 sheets.
-Shooting schedules, n.d., one in blue folder, one in black folder.
WAR WITH THE NEWTS
-Treatments by Bruce Williams, 54 pages, 68 pages, 43 pages, no date. - Synopsis of the Karl Capek novel for Paramount Pictures, 4/4/72, 2 copies, 2 p.--3 p.
WHEN THE SLEEPER WAKES
-Letters and memos, mainly with American Internatioanl, April 1969-October 1976.
-Handwritten notes, September 1968-February 1977, seven items. - Undated notes, six items.
-Synopsis and evaluation of novel, Willie Hunt, 2/4/75, 5 pages. - Synopsis of novel, Miss O'Connor, [1 pages.], n.d.
-Lionel Lober, synopsis of 140-page screenplay, for Warner Bros. Story Dept., two copies, one of them annotated, 4/29/71, 3 p. ea.--Lionel Labor, evaluation of screenplay, 4/29/71, [1 p.]
-Synopses, n.d., signed by George Pal, 4 pages and 10 pages, annotated.
-Treatment excerpt, pp. 105-106. - 4 pages of typed notes, with annotations.
-Screenplay by Charles Bennett, October 22, 1965, annotated. 127 pages. - Notes on Bennet screenplay drafts, 3/5/70 and n.d., [5 p.]
-Screenplay by Don Sharp, September 1966, with attached note, 110 pages.
-Screenplay by Sheldon Stark, n.d., 122 p., with attached notes, 12/11/66, 3 pages.
-Screenplay by Sheldon Stark, Final, January 5, 1967, annotated, 122 pages.
-Screenplay by Sheldon Stark, marked "Finasl- last copy", January 5, 19967, annotated, 122 pages, with attached notes 3/5/70, 7 pages.
-Screenplay by Edward Hume, 3/17/67, 136 pages, with attached notes, 4 pages.
-Treatment by Michel Parry and Adrian Amos, February 8, 1969, two copies, 23 pages, one with annotations. Includes notes, 3/12/70, [1 page.]
-Scene sequences by Richard Matheson, 10/13/69, 2 copies, 5 pages, annotated.
-Treatment by Richard Matheson and George Pal, n.d. - One handwritten copy, 38 pages. - One typed copy with annotations, 44 pages. - One incomplete, 12 pages.
-Screenplay by Richard Matheson, annotated, 11/14/69, 106 pages.
-Screenplay by Richard Matheson, annotated, 12/18/69, 132 pages.
-Screenplay by Richard Matheson, annotated, n.d., 131 pages.
-Screenplay, annotated, 3/19/70, 124 pages.
-Step outline by George A. Bloom, April 17, 1970, 8 p., with attached cover letter. - "New Step-Outline, April 30, 1970, 12 pages. - Step Outline by Bloom, May 7, 1970, 18 pages with annotations.
-Outline, March 1972, "A new approach to 'When the Sleeper Wakes', 3 pages.
-Screenplay, revised draft, 6/11/70 and September 1974, annotated, 123 pages.
-Screenplay, February 1971, 140 pages.
-Treatments by Richard Matheson and George Pal: 1) Incomplete, annotated, pp. 1-31, 2) 43 pages, 3) dated 1/13/75, 43 pages.
-Treatment by Michel Parry and Adrian Amos, annotated, 8/2/69, 20 pages. - Notes on David Austen's outline, September 68-March 170, [2 pages.] - David Austen, outline, n.d., [7 pages].
THE WOODEN SOLDIER AND THE PAPER DOLL
-"A Mini Love Story, told in Live-action - Puppetoon combination process, adapted by George Pal", 5 drafts/copies, incl one annotated, 4 pages each.