Allen, Irwin, 1916-1991

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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

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Woodfield, William Read. The cyborg 1965 July 28 / by William Read Woodfield and Allan Balter. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Bloom, Harold Jack. Rendezvous with yesterday : teleplay, 1965 Aug. 27 / by Harold Jack Bloom ; based on an original story by Irwin Allen. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Skouras, Spyros P., 1893-1971. Spyros P. Skouras papers, 1942-1971. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Packer, Peter. Welcome, stranger : episode no. 6, 1965 Aug. 11 / by Peter Packer. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Spyros P. Skouras Papers, 1942-1971 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Allen, Irwin, 1916-1991. Voyage to the bottom of the sea : screenplay, 1961 Jan. 18 / by Irwin Allen and Charles Bennett. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Irwin Allen Papers, 1964-1975 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Arts Special Collections
creatorOf Silliphant, Stirling. The Poseidon adventure : screenplay, 1972 Feb. 10 / by Stirling Silliphant. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962. Robert R. McMath papers, 1916-1962. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Allen, Irwin, 1916-1991. Collection of scripts and production materials for television, 1964-1975. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962. Robert R. McMath papers, 1916-1912. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Silliphant, Stirling. The Poseidon adventure : screenplay, 1972 Jan. 10 / by Stirling Silliphant. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Wood, Preston. The Return of Captain Nemo. Episode C, Atlantis dead ahead / created by Irwin Allen ; written by Preston Wood and Norman Katkov. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn Robert R. McMath Papers, 1916-1962 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Bennett, Charles, 1899-1995. person
associatedWith Bloom, Harold Jack. person
associatedWith Irwin Allen Productions. corporateBody
associatedWith McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962. person
associatedWith Packer, Peter. person
associatedWith Silliphant, Stirling. person
associatedWith Skouras, Spyros P., 1893-1971. person
associatedWith Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Woodfield, William Read. person
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California--Los Angeles
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Television producers and directors--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
Television producers and directors--Archival resources
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Birth 1916-06-12

Death 1991-11-02

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