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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ammie, Come Home, 1969-05-20

 Item
Identifier: 1500.030.1
Scope and Contents Synopsis of Ammie, Come Home. [N.p.): May 20, 1969. Typed synopsis in stapled sheets. Quarto. 7 pages.A synopsis by Estelle Conde of Barbara Mertz's novel Ammie, Come Home (written under the pseudonym of Barbara Michaels). The synopsis begins: 'An attractive WIDOW inherits a house haunted by the spirits of a father and daughter involved in an 18th Century tragedy. The daughter's spirit invades the body of the widow's young NIECE and the father's spirit invades the body of the widow's...
Dates: 1969-05-20

Bellwood, 1969-03-06

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Identifier: 1500.030.1
Scope and Contents Synopsis of Bellwood. Universal City: Universal Studios, March 6, 1969. Typed synopsis in stapled sheets. Quarto. 6 pp. A synopsis by Dick Whittle of Elisabeth Ogilvie's novel Bellwood. Listed under the category of 'Melodrama - Gothic' the synopsis begins: 'A young woman takes a position on an isolated Maine estate as governess of a mentally retarded five-year-old boy. She falls in love with the boy's handsome, widowed father, but eventually discovers that the man is deranged and is ready to...
Dates: 1969-03-06

Burnt Offerings, 1969-01-13

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Identifier: 1500.030.1
Scope and Contents Synopsis of Burnt Offerings (or How I spent My Summer). Universal City: Universal Studios, January 13, 1969. Typed synopsis in stapled sheets. Quarto. 9 pp. A synopsis by Bob Bagley of Robert Marasco's novel Burnt Offerings. Story suggestion submitted via inter-office memo, by Hesseltine, Bookman and Seff.Listed under the category of 'Fantasy - Horror' the synopsis begins: 'A young couple and their seven-year-old son let a strange mansion for the summer, bring their elderly aunt with them,...
Dates: 1969-01-13

Letters from Darryl F. Zanuck to his daughter, Darrylin Z. de Pineda, 1968 - 1971

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Identifier: 1500.030.1
Scope and Contents Letters to his daughter, Mrs. Darrylin "De" Zanuck de Pineda, all of which are typed on 20th Century-Fox letterhead, and signed "Daddy".
Dates: 1968 - 1971

Something Evil, 1971-01-25

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Identifier: 1500.030.1
Scope and Contents Memo regrading Something Evil. Universal City: Universal City Studios, January 25, 1971. A stapled two-page memo from Coles Trapnell to George J. Santoro on the subject of Something Evil by Robert Clouse. The memo states: 'An advertising exec with his wife and two children moves into an old farmhouse in the country north of Pennsylvania. The wife, Marjorie, meddles with witchcraft and demonology and unlooses the powers of darkness to bring down doom and destruction on herself and her baby...
Dates: 1971-01-25

The Ogres, 1971-12-29

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Identifier: 1500.030.1
Scope and Contents Synopsis of The Ogres (Les Ogres). Universal City: Universal City Studios, December 29, 1971. Typed synopsis in stapled sheets. Quarto. 9 pages. A synopsis by Dennis McCarthy of Michel LeBrun's novel Les Ogres. Listed under the category of 'Mystery and Horror' the synopsis begins: 'In Virginie Boistel's isolated villa a young maid is always needed. None of them lasts long, until "Roselyn" arrives, and becomes curious about the real reason for her employment in this strange house.' To the best...
Dates: 1971-12-29

Todd Streeter and the Samurai, 1971-10-29

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Identifier: 1500.030.1
Scope and Contents Memo regarding Todd Streeter and The Samurai. Universal City: MCA, October 29, 1971. A typed Inter-Office Memorandum addressed to George J. Santoro from Coles Trapnell on the subject of Todd Streeter And The Samurai by Lee Williams.The memo states: 'The heart of this presentation for T.V. is on its first page: I. Adult action, adventure, romance and derring-do in California in the 1870s. 2. Two PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS, ONE featured role, EACH recurring: I TEXAS RANGER TODD STREETER and...
Dates: 1971-10-29

Tonight You Sleep

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Identifier: 1500.030
Scope and Contents Typed memo and synopsis regarding Tonight You Sleep. Universal City: Universal Studios, 1969-1970. Three typed memos regarding the proposed television production of Tonight You Sleep by William Hersey.Some extracts: 'Unless it turns out to be too shocking for network nerves (it has a scene or two reminiscent of the horrors in PSYCHO), this better-than-average character melodrama in the tradition of GASLIGHT and LADIES IN RETIREMENT looks like a good candidate for World Premiere ... The...
Dates: 1968 - 1971

Victoria Wicks Collection of Howard Barker

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-023
Content Description A collection of stage playscripts collected by Victoria Wicks
Dates: 2021-06-21