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Universal City Studios


Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Something Evil, 1971-01-25

Identifier: 1500.030.2
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

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