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Michael Gleason Remington Steele scripts

 Collection
Identifier: 2372

Scope and Contents

This collection contains scripts and related production documents for the American crime television show Remington Steele (1982-1987), received from co-creator and executive producer Michael Gleason (1938-2016). The uniform collection consists of a bound file for each episode containing the script, revisions, shooting schedule, and cast list. There are 94 files reflecting the show's full five seasons of episodes from 1982 to 1987. There is also one folder containing the production schedule, script progress reports, and release schedules for each season (Box 1, Folder 1). There are no annotations or additional papers reflecting Gleason's personal involvement with the show.

Dates

  • 1982 - 1987

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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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

Michael Gleason (1398-2016) was a co-creator, writer, and executive producer of the television show Remington Steele, an American crime drama, which aired on NBC from 1982 to 1987.

Extent

12.6 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains scripts and production files for the American crime television show Remington Steele (1982-1987), received from co-creator, writer, and executive producer Michael Gleason (1938-2016).

Arrangement

Scripts are arranged according to episode number, beginning with the pilot (#0903) through the show's final episode (#6710).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Michael Gleason, October 20, 1988.

Processing Information

Some processing by USC students in 2019 as part of the "Piloting a Shared Practice for Accessible Archival Descriptions" Dean's Challenge Grant. Additional arrangement and description by Diann Benti in 2021.

Title
Finding aid for the Michael Gleason Remington Steele scripts
Status
Completed
Author
Diann Benti
Date
2021 November
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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