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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Synopsis, 1971-09-14

Identifier: 1500.030.2
Scope and Contents Synopsis: A man jilts a girl and thereby becomes the object of a sinisster plot. The young woman heads a coven of witches and plans to make her ungreateful lover a human sacrifice at a sabbat celebration. Her plans are thwarted by police and her intended victim.... Synopsis by Lewis Clay of a novel by Leslie Hallwell. Story suggestion submitted via inter-office memo with a cover comment sheet which reads: This story starts out quite interestingly, then sags in the middle...
Dates: 1971-09-14

The Door to the Tower, Undated

Identifier: 1500.030.2
Scope and Contents

Chapter by chapter synopsis of a story by Sylvia G.L. Dannett.

Dates: Undated

The Hands of Dr. Maniacal, 1970-10-07

Identifier: 1500.030.2
Scope and Contents Memo regarding The Hands of Dr. Maniacal.. Universal City: Universal City Studios, October 7, 1970. A stapled two-page memo from Coles Trapnell to George J. Santoro on the subject of The Hands Of Dr. Maniacal by Tim Kelly.The memo states: 'A feeble fleshcreeper that seems to have been inspired by an old German horror film (remade twice in America) called THE HANDS OF ORLAC, which was about a pianist who loses his hands in an accident and has the hands of a murderer grafted on...
Dates: 1970-10-07

The Ogres, 1971-12-29

Identifier: 1500.030.2
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...
Dates: 1971-12-29

Todd Streeter and the Samurai, 1971-10-29

Identifier: 1500.030.2
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...
Dates: 1971-10-29

Universal City Studios, 1968 - 1971

Identifier: 1500.030
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Advertising and promotional material for a variety of film genres including western and musicals; MGM & Universal Studios Story Department memos and synopses; production archive for "Ocean's Eleven"; performer promotional head shots.

Dates: 1968 - 1971