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Ben Gershman scripts

 Collection
Identifier: 2501

Scope and Contents

This collection contains scripts chiefly for the radio and television series "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" received from television writer Ben Gershman (1907-1995). Materials consist of scripts for 1 episode of the radio program "Hollywood Star Preview" (1948); 17 episodes of the radio program "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1947-1952); and 8 episodes of the television program "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" (1952-1955). There are also 18 scripts for dialogue cutting continuities for the television version of "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" (1952-1953).

Dates

  • 1947 - 1955

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

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.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Gershman (1907-1995) was a television writer and member of the Writers Guild of America. He wrote scripts for many television series from the 1950s through the 1970s including "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet."

Extent

0.88 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains scripts chiefly for the radio and television series "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" received from television writer Ben Gershman (1907-1995).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ben Gershman, March 12, 1976.

Processing Information

Previously cataloged as Collection No. 127.

Title
Finding aid for the Ben Gershman scripts
Status
Completed
Author
Diann Benti
Date
2022 March
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:
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Los Angeles California 90089-0185 United States