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Marvin and Mary Carlock Fireside Theatre scripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2084

Scope and Contents

The Marvin and Mary Carlock Fireside Theatre scripts collection consists of 29 volumes of scripts and 174 reels of 16mm film from the television series Fireside Theatre, from 1949-1954. Scripts are held by the Cinematic Arts Library while film reels are housed at the USC Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive.



Scripts were written by Fireside Theatre creator, director and writer Frank Wisbar (1899-1967).

Dates

  • 1949 - 1954

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at ctlibarc@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library 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.

Biographical / Historical

This collection was donated by Marvin and Mary Carlock, and represents the scripts of Frank Wisbar, creator, director, and writer of the Fireside Theatre television series.



Running from 1949 to 1958, Fireside Theatre was an American anthology drama that featured a rotation of guest stars and such freelance writers as Rod Serling and Ray Bradbury.

Extent

6.75 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Marvin and Mary Carlock Fireside Theatre scripts collection consists of scripts and reels of 16mm film from the television series Fireside Theatre, from 1949-1954. Scripts are present at the Cinematic Arts Library while film reels are housed at the USC Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive.

Scripts were written byFireside Theatre creator, director, and writer Frank Wisbar (1899-1967).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Marvin and Mary Carlock, August 31, 1972.

Separated Materials

174 reels of 16mm film from the television series Fireside Theatre were transferred to the USC Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive

Source

Creator

Title
Finding Aid for the Marvin and Mary Carlock Fireside Theatre scripts collection
Status
Minimally Processed
Author
Sarah Jardini for History Associates Incorporated
Date
2022 January
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library G4
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0185 United States