Finding Aid for the Mort Fine Papers, 1950-1968

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Mort Fine Papers, 1950-1968

Collection number: 347

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, July 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mort Fine Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1950-1968
Collection number: 347
Creator: Fine, Mort
Extent: 18 boxes (9 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mort Fine, 1968.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mort Fine Papers (Collection 347). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233018 

Scope and Content

Collection contains radio, motion picture, and television scripts written by Mort Fine and David Friedkin. Also contains business records of Friedkin & Fine, including contracts, production reports, story ideas, and business and personal correspondence. Includes scripts for such television programs as the Alfred Hitchcock Hour, I Spy, Our Miss Brooks, and The Virginian. Two phonograph records of radio shows are shelved separately.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Television plays (Boxes 1-6).
  2. Radio scripts (Boxes 7-12).
  3. Motion picture screenplay and musical review (Box 12).
  4. Business records of Friedkin & Fine (Boxes 13-17).
  5. Friedkin & Fine personal and miscellaneous (Boxes 17-18).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Fine, Mort--Archives.
Friedkin & Fine--Archives.
Television writers--United States--Archival resources.
Radio writers--United States--Archival resources.
Screenwriters--United States--Archival resources.
Television scripts.
Radio scripts.
Screenplays.


Container List

 

Television Plays

Box 1

Adam--young cop pilot.

Box 1

Adam and Eve.

Box 1

Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

Box 1

Bob Hawk Original Animal Hour.

Box 1

Burlesque.

Box 1

Crime Classics.

Box 1

The Dick Powell Show.

Box 2

Dismas House.

Box 2-3

Frontier.

Box 3

Giver and Taker.

Box 3

Grand Hotel.

Box 3

Hoagy Carmichael Show.

Box 4

Hospital Story #2.

Box 4

I Spy.

Box 4

Jonathon Croft.

Box 4

Lady Sleuth.

Box 4

The Law.

Box 4

The Law and Mister Jones.

Box 5

The McCoy.

Box 5

Michael Shayne.

Box 5

Miss Rachel.

Box 5

Now Are the Heroes.

Box 5

Our Miss Brooks.

Box 5

Paradise Cove.

Box 5

Place of Plenty.

Box 5

Sam Spade.

Box 5

Sara's Private Eye.

Box 5

South Seas.

Box 5

Star Witness.

Box 6

Target: The Corruptors.

Box 6

The Train.

Box 6

Undercover Girl.

Box 6

The Virginian.

Box 6

Wanted by Washington.

Box 6

The Whole Town's Sleeping.

Box 6

Woman With a Badge.

 

Radio Scripts

Box 7

Adventures of Robin Hood.

Box 7-9

Bold Adventure.

Box 9-11

Broadway is My Beat.

Box 12

Cathy and Elliot Lewis On Stage.

Box 12

Front Page.

Box 12

Journey Into Adventure.

Box 12

Michael Flagg. M.D.

Box 12

Pursuit.

Box 12

Suspense.

Box 12

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar.

Box 12

The Fool Kiler (Motion Picture screenplay).

Box 12

Frankie and Johnnie (Musical revue).

 

Business Records of Friedkin & Fine

Note

[Including such items as contracts, production reports and story ideas]
Listed by Individual Production Title:
Box 13

Arrest and Trial.

Box 13

Bold Venture.

Box 13

Crime Classics.

Box 13

Dick Powell Show.

Box 13

Dismas House.

Box 13

A Drift of Sand.

Box 13

Edge of the World.

Box 13

Forests of the Night.

Box 13

Frontier.

Box 13

Handle With Care.

Box 13

Hospital Story.

Box 13

Hot Summer Night.

Box 13

I Spy.

Box 13

It's A Capitol Life.

Box 13

Jonathon Croft.

Box 14

Killer In The House.

Box 14

King of Diamonds.

Box 14

Law and Mister Jones.

Box 14

Ma Paree.

Box 14

Mock Trial.

Box 14

Paradise Cove.

Box 14

Patrol.

Box 14

The Pawnbroker.

Box 14

Prisoner In Paradise.

Box 14

Rover Boys.

Box 14

Safari.

Box 14

Scar On The Beach.

Box 14

Star Witness.

Box 15

Target: The Corruptors.

Box 15

Thieves Market.

Box 15

The Virginian.

Box 15

Where's David.

Box 15

Woman From Ten Sleep.

 

[General Business Material:]

Box 15

Address book (of actors).

Box 15

Agency agreement.

Box 15

Agency lists.

Box 15

Budgets.

Box 15

CBS Radio.

Box 15

Chronological file.

Box 15

Contracts.

Box 15

Contract forms.

Box 15

Director's contracts.

Box 15

Day with the Experts.

Box 15

Norman Felton.

Box 15

Tony Miner.

Box 15

Mitchem Jones Templeton--M. Fine's stockbroker.

Box 16

William Morris Agency.

Box 16

National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Television Code.

Box 16

NBC.

Box 16

Photographs (some production stills).

Box 16

Publicity.

Box 16

Publicity and clippings scrapbook.

Box 17

Paul Radin.

Box 17

Students.

Box 17

Tomoda referrals.

Box 17

ZIV.

Box 17

Production schedule, 1963.

Box 17

Synopsis--Owned properties.

Box 17

Production notebook.

 

Correspondence:

Box 17

Friedkin and Fine Productions.

Physical Description: 4 folders.
Box 17

Mort and David--personal.

Box 17

Mr. Fine--business.

Box 17-18

Mort Fine--personal.

Physical Description: (12 folders).
Box 18

David Friedkin--personal.

Physical Description: (2 folders).
Box 18

Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: (2 folders).
 

Phonograph Records

Note

[In record cabinet]
 

One album of records containing broadcasts of the following radio shows:

Scope and Content Note

  • Suspense.
  • Broadway Is My Beat.
  • Phillip Morris Playhouse.
 

One 16 record of San Francisco Final.