Papers, 1941-1977.


Papers, 1941-1977.

Collection includes materials relating to Dozier's production of television programs with Greenway Productions and other television studios and companies. There are scripts, budgets, cast lists, fan mail, photographs, posters, production reports, shooting schedules, story outlines, titles and credits for mainly "Batman" and for other television programs. Also included is correspondence with actors and others involved in Dozier's productions, with Lorenzo Semple ("Batman" writer) and Erle Stanley Gardner ("Perry Mason" writer). There are related legal documents, memos, notebooks, speeches and articles by Dozier, music notes of Nelson Riddle ("Batman" theme composer) and records of the "Batman" theme.

22 cubic ft. (49 boxes) + photographs.

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Riddle, Nelson (person)

Nelson Riddle was one of America's most prolific composer/arrangers of the post-World War II period. His credits include success with television, radio, film, and records. He worked with many of the popular icons in American culture including Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, and Dean Martin. From the description of Papers of Nelson Riddle, 1900-1995 (bulk 1945-1985). (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 57457251 ...

Dozier, William 1908-1991 (person)

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Bridges, Lloyd (person)

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