Allen, Irwin, 1916-1991

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Dates:
Birth 1916-06-12
Death 1991-11-02
Americans

Biographical notes:

Irwin was born June 12, 1916 in NY City; educated Columbia Univ., CCNY; editor, Key magazine, Hollywood; radio director and producer for 11 years; radio and literary director of his own advertising agency before turning to film production in the early 50s; creator and producer of numerous television programs including, Voyage to the bottom of the sea, Lost in space, Land of the giant, The time tunnel, and Swiss family Robinson; produced The Poseidon adventure and The towering inferno, ca. 1970s; died 1991.

From the description of Collection of scripts and production materials for television, 1964-1975. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39764176

Biography

Irwin was born June 12, 1916 in NY City; educated Columbia Univ., CCNY; editor, Key Magazine, Hollywood; radio director and producer for 11 years; radio and literary director of his own advertising agency before turning to film production in the early 50s; creator and producer of numerous television programs including, "Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea," "Lost In Space," "Land Of The Giant," "The Time Tunnel," and "Swiss Family Robinson"; produced "The Poseidon Adventure" and "The Towering Inferno," ca. 1970s; died 1991.

From the guide to the Irwin Allen Papers, 1964-1975, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Arts Special Collections)

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Subjects:

  • Television producers and directors--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
  • Television producers and directors--Archival resources

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  • California--Los Angeles (as recorded)