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Bob Finkel scripts and videotapes

 Collection
Identifier: 2330

Scope and Contents

This collection from American director and producer Bob Finkel (1918-2012) consists of scripts and videotapes. Scripts include those for the People's Choice Awards, the Emmy Awards, "Circus of the Stars," and more. Videotapes include recordings of shows that Finkel worked on, including multiple Bing Crosby television specials. One box contains original art for "Great American Celebrity Road Race."

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1950s-1980s

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

Bob Finkel (1918-2012) was an American producer and director. He produced episodes of "The Andy Williams Show," "The Dinah Shore Chevy Show," and "The Jerry Lewis Show." Finkel also produced multiple broadcasts of the People's Choice Awards, the Oscars, and the Emmy Awards. He directed episodes of "Barney Miller," "The Bob Newhart Show," and "Circus of the Stars." Finkel was also a member of the Writers Guild of America, Directors Guild of America, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, American Federation of Musicians, Actors' Equity Association, and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.

Extent

43.063 Linear Feet (38 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection from American director and producer Bob Finkel (1918-2012) contains scripts and videotapes. Scripts include those for the People's Choice Awards, the Emmy Awards, "Circus of the Stars," and more. Videotapes include recordings of shows that Finkel worked on, including multiple Bing Crosby television specials.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, April 18, 2015.

Processing Information

This collection is not fully processed. There is no Box 24.

Title
Finding aid for the Bob Finkel scripts and videotapes
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated. Initial inventory added by Diann Benti.
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

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