Television programs -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: JWJ MSS 90
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of scripts and a small number of photographs documenting television programs featuring African American actors, entertainers, and topics from the 1950s through the 1990s. While some material from an earlier period of television broadcasting is present, including Amos and Andy (1952), Buelah (1950-1953), and The Jack Benny Show...
Dates: circa 1950-1998
Call Number: YCAL MSS 281
Overview: The Herbert Brodkin Television Production Files document the work of producer Herbert Brodkin from 1953 to 1972, and television content generally during what is often called its "golden age." The collection consists of Brodkin's bound copies of scripts and related production files for some of the programs that he produced, including the The Defenders, The Nurses, Brenner, ...
Call Number: WA MSS S-3107
Overview: Production records for the 1989 Lonesome Dove television miniseries, based on Larry McMurtry's book Lonesome Dove, produced by Dyson Lovell of Motown Productions for CBS Inc., and starring Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny Glover, Diane Lane, and Frederic Forrest. The records include financial and budgetary files, as well as files on the cast and crew, including headshots of prospective cast members and information on prospective directors, editors, composers, and photographers. The records...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 266
Overview: The Steven H. Scheuer Collection of Television Program Scripts contains approximately five thousand American television scripts dating from about 1953 to 1963. The scripts offer insight into programming during the period in which television became a fixture in the average home and the primary medium for news and entertainment. The collection contains a wide range of program genres, including variety shows, drama serials, historical drama, crime drama and reenactments, plays, situation comedies,...
Dates: circa 1953-1963
Call Number: JWJ MSS 242
Scope and Contents: The collection include scripts used by Redd Foxx on the television show Sanford and Son from all six seasons of the show. Some of the scripts include Redd Foxx’s annotations. Also included are sheet music, some of which were used for Sanford and Son and other Redd Foxx performances. The dates listed for the scripts are the dates in which the scripts were created.
Dates: bulk circa 1953-1976
Call Number: YCAL MSS 383
Overview: The collection consists of typescript copies of scripts for television programs produced by the Columbia Broadcasting System and United States Steel Hour from 1957 to 1960. Included are scripts written by Rod Serling, Tad Mosel, Leonard Spigelgass, Aaron Spelling, and George Bellak, among others. The scripts seem to have been compiled for a class on television writing which was taught by David Davidson in the Yale School of Drama beginning in the mid-1960s.