Papers, 1954-1969.


Papers, 1954-1969.

Collection consists of screenplays and related materials of motion pictures directed by Phil Karlson. Most screenplays are heavily annotated, and some contain drawings, timing notes, schedules, memos, and cast lists. Also includes a television script for the final draft pilot of The untouchables.

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7409719

University of California, Los Angeles

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Karlson, Phil, 1908-1985 (person)

Karlson was born Philip N. Karlstein on July 2, 1908 in Chicago, IL; studied law at Loyola Marymount Univ. in Los Angeles; worked in many positions at Universal Studios, including propman, film editor, associate producer, and finally as feature editor in 1944; became known for directing realistic crime films, including Scandal sheet (1952), 99 River street (1953), Tight spot, Five against the house, and the Phenix city story (all 1955), The brothers Rico (1957), and Walking tall (1973). ...