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Yale M. Udoff papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2089

Scope and Contents

This collection includes playbills, theatre set models, and scripts for television, film, and plays written by American screenwriter and playwright Yale M. Udoff (1935-2018).

Dates

  • 1960s-1990s

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

Yale M. Udoff (1935-2018) was an American screenwriter and playwright who worked for CBS and ABC. Udoff wrote the screenplay for

  • Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession (1980)
  • , and the script for
  • Eve of Destruction (1991)
  • . Among Udoff’s plays are
  • The Little Gentleman
  • ,
  • Magritte Skies
  • , and
  • A Gun Play
  • .

    Udoff also wrote episodes for the following television programs:

  • Against the Law (1990-1991),
  • Iron Man: The Animated Series (1994-1996),
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964-1968),
  • Star Trek Voyager (1995-2001),
  • Tales from the Crypt (1989-1996),
  • Extent

    73.54 Linear Feet (63 boxes)

    Language of Materials

    English

    Abstract

    This collection includes playbills, theatre set models, and scripts for television, film, and plays written by American screenwriter and playwright Yale M. Udoff (1935-2018).

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Yale M. Udoff, April 19, 1997.

    Processing Information

    Collection is unprocessed.

    Creator

    Title
    Finding Aid for the Yale M. Udoff papers
    Status
    Minimally Processed
    Author
    Sarah Jardini for History Associates Incorporated
    Date
    2022 February
    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