Charles A., Elizabeth, and Charles E. Kading Papers, 1893-1976

Container Title
Series: Television
ABC's Wide World of Entertainment, ABC Television Network, 1973-1976
Box   15
Folder   1-2
Script and revision for “Murder by Proxy” (formerly “Power Play”), 1973 November-December
After School Special, ABC Television Network, 1972-1997
Note: “An After School special that did very well. It won the Christopher Award for the best children's program.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   1
Script, revisions, correspondence, and shooting schedules, 1972
Box   25
Folder   1
Outline, research, and scripts for “Face of a Clown / The Clown,” 1973 May
Note: Outline dated 1973 May 3 and third draft dated 1973 May 17.
Box   29
Folder   37
Clippings and script for “Follow the Northern Star,” 1972 November 1
Box   31
Folder   29
Clippings, press releases, and correspondence for “Follow the Northern Star,” 1972-1973
Note: Clipping on Alvin Boretz's receipt of a Christopher Award for the program.
Box   32
Folder   7
Clippings and script, 1972 November
Box   34
Folder   9
Photocopied revised script for “Follow the Northern Star” (as an episode of series Adventure Road), 1970 November 14
The Alcoa Hour, NBC Television Network, 1955-1957
Box   5
Folder   1-3
Annotated scripts for “No License to Kill,” 1957 February 3, versions “A” - “C”, 1957 February 3
Box   25
Folder   2
Script for “No License to Kill,” 1957
Box   31
Folder   4
Script and clippings for “No License to Kill,” 1957
Note: Broadcast 1957 February 3.
Alcoa Premiere, ABC Television Network, 1962-1963
Box   15
Folder   3-4
Outline, scripts, revisions, and clippings for “Cry Out in Silence,” and “Whatever Happened to Miss Illinois?,” 1962
Box   25
Folder   3-5
Research, scripts, and revisions for “The Rules of the Game” and “Of Struggle and Flight,” 1959-1963
Note: See also Jigsaw, Box 27, Folder 3.
Box   31
Folder   5-7
Clippings for The Rules of the Game, “Cry Out in Silence,” and “Whatever Happened to Miss Illinois?,” 1960-1963
Box   33
Folder   17
Outline, script, revision, and correspondence for the episode #17123: “Whatever Happened to Miss Illinois?,” 1962
All about TV (World: Comm), WNYC-TV (Television station : New York, New York), 1969-1989
Box   31
Folder   8
Clipping for “Quality and Quantity of TV Drama,” featuring Alvin Boretz, Edward Alder, Robert Markell, and Harvard Pack, 1970 April 8
The Amazing Mr. Malone, CBS Television Network, 1951-1952
Box   5
Folder   4-10
Scripts for “Blood is Thicker Than Water,” 1951 July 18; “Two Lives Are Better Than One,” 1951 November 5; “Till His Dying Day,” 1951 December 3; “The Innocent Murderer,” 1952 January 28; “The Target,” 1952 February 11; “Breakout,” 1952 February 25; and “Dark Secret,” 1952 March 10; 1951-1952
Box   25
Folder   6
Script for “The Target,” 1951-1952
Box   29
Folder   6
Script for “Two Lives Are Better than One,” 1951-1952
Box   31
Folder   9
Clipping, 1952
The Amazing Spider-Man, CBS Television Network, 1977-1979
Box   15
Folder   6-9
Scripts, revisions, notes, and shooting schedules for “The Mind Stealers,” (pilot), 1977
Box   33
Folder   27
Seventh revision of script for the episode, “The Mind Stealers,” 1977 June 15
Box   34
Folder   10-11
Cyclostyled scripts, including revisions, for pilot episode, “The Mind Stealers,” 1977 April
Box   35
Folder   1
Undated cyclostyled script without revisions, circa 1977
Appointment with Adventure, CBS Television Network, 1955-1956
Box   15
Folder   10
Script for “The Invisible Trap,” 1955
Armstrong Circle Theatre, NBC Television Network and CBS Television Network, 1950-1963
Note: Aired on NBC from 1950 to 1958 and CBS from 1958 to 1963.
Box   5
Folder   11-12
Script and research materials for “The Third Ear,” 1956 February 7
Box   6
Folder   1-11
Correspondence, scripts, revisions, and notes, 1957-1959
Note: “The Trial of Poznan,” 1957 February 19; “The New Class: The Book Heard Round The World,” 1958 February 5; “The Trusted Thief,” 1958 April 12; “The Invisible Mark,” 1958 December 10; and “House of Cards,” 1959 February 18.
Box   7
Folder   1-10
Correspondence, clippings, scripts, and research materials, 1960-1961
Note: “The Desperate Season,” 1960 March 11; “Separate Parents,” 1960 May 11; “The Prison Professor,” 1960 June 22; “The Hidden World,” 1960 November 23; “Medicine Man,” 1961 January 18; and “Moment of Panic,” 1961 May 10.
Box   8
Folder   1-5
Research materials, notes, and scripts, 1961-1963
Note: “Battle of Hearts,” 1961 December 20; “The Friendly Thieves,” 1962 October 24; and “The Embezzler,” 1963 April 20.
Box   15
Folder   11-12
Scripts, revisions, research notes, correspondence for “The Off Beat Generation” and “Bruno Bettelheim,” 1960
Box   25
Folder   7-22
Scripts and revisions for #10: “The Third Ear -- The Truth about Wiretapping,” #29: “The Trial of Pozan,” #47: “The New Class: The Book Heard Round the World,” #50: “The Trusted Thief,” #59: “The Invisible Mark,” #64: “House of Cards,” #82: “The Desperate Season,” #86: “Separate Parents,” #89: “The Prison Professor,” #93: “The Hidden World,” #96: “The Medicine Man,” and #104: “Moment of Panic,” 1956-1961
Box   26
Folder   1-3
Scripts and revisions for #108: “Battle of Hearts,” #117: Teen Age Fan Clubs (untitled), and #128: “The Friendly Thieves,” 1961-1962
Box   31
Folder   10-20
Clippings on the series in general and the episodes “The Third Ear,” “The Trial of Poznan,” “The Book Heard around the World,” “The Trusted Thief,” “House of Cards,” “The Desperate Season,” “Separate Parents,” “The Prison Professor,” and “The Hidden World,” and a press release for “Battle of Hearts,” circa 1956-1963
The Asphalt Jungle, ABC Television Network, 1961
Box   8
Folder   6
Script for “The Kidnapping,” 1961 April 24, 1961 April 24
Beacon Hill, CBS Television Network, 1975
Note: “The American version of the BBC series, Upstairs, Downstairs. I wrote episode four. The series was an expensive failure for CBS.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   15
Folder   13
Revised script and fragments of drafts for episode #4: “The Poor Little Things,” 1975
The Big Gray Lady, unproduced, undated
Note: “A projected series on 1120 Centre Street which is the Criminal Justice Building in Manhattan.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   20
Folder   17
Fragments of scripts and outlines, undated
The Big Story, NBC Television Network, 1949-1959
Box   8
Folder   7-10
General notes on the series and scripts, 1952
Note: “Emile Gavreau, New Haven Journal-Courier,” 1952 August 29; “Jack Weeks, Houston Chronicle,” 1952 September 12; and “Peg Kennedy and Frank Winge, Chicago Sun Times,” 1952 October 17.
Box   9
Folder   1-16
Scripts, 1953-1955
Note: “Willis O'Rourke, Chicago Herald American,” 1953 January 23; “Edward L. Blake, Jackson Daily News,” 1953 February 13; “Jim Hart, Tucson Daily Star,” 1953 February 27; “Null Adams, Memphis Press Scimitar,” 1953 May 8; “Lawrence Goldberg, Boston Post,” and “Joseph Dineen, Boston Globe,” 1953 June 12; “Ralph Cropper, Philadelphia Inquirer,” 1953 September 18; “Don Kellerman, Long Island Newsday,” 1953 October 23; “Ted Link, St. Louis Post Dispatch,” 1955 March 4; “Valerie Nicholson, Southern Pines (N.C.) Pilot,” 1955 March 18; “Sam Hood, Pittsburgh Press,” 1955 May 6; “Carolyn Pickering, Indianapolis Star,” 1955 June 3; “Tom Sullivan, Jim Donahue, Boston Record American,” 1955 September 23; “Bruce Benedict, San Francisco Chronicle,” 1955 November 4; “Lou Paris, Chicago Sun Times,” 1955 November; “Robert L. Stearns, Pontiac (Mich.) Daily Press,” 1955 November 25; and “Tom Conway, West Hartford News,” 1955 December 16.
Box   10
Folder   1-10
Scripts, 1956-1957
Note: “Bill Lambert, Portland Oregonian,” 1956 January 13; “Nate Kleger, Philadelphia Evening Bulletin,” 1956 February 17; “Ralph Manning, Columbus (Ohio) Citizen,” 1956 March 23; “Clifford Quinn, Toledo Blade,” 1956 April 13; “Al Topel, Miami Daily News,” 1956 May 4; “Cliff Russell, Corpus Christi Caller-Times,” 1956 May 11; “Gene Fuson, San Diego Union and Tribune,” 1956 September 14; “Hank Messick, Raleigh Times,” 1957 March 15; “Al Nakkula, Rocky Mountain News,” 1957 May 10, revised; and “Tony Slaughter, Fort Worth Star-Telegram,” 1957 July 25, revised.
Box   26
Folder   4-5
Scripts for #201: “Emile Gavreau: New Haven (Conn.) Journal-Courier,” and #385: “Old Man Lost: Don Hogan, Boston (Mass.) Post,” 1952-1956
Box   31
Folder   21
Clipping for “Emile Gavreau: New Haven (Conn.) Journal-Courier,” undated
Box   32
Folder   11
Hollywood Reporter clipping for episode “Nick at Nite” (1953), rerun in 1996, 1996
Big Town, CBS Television Network, Dumont Broadcasting Company (DUM), NBC Television Network, 1950-1956
Note: Aired on CBS from 1950 to 1954, DUM in 1953, and NBC from 1954 to 1956.
Box   15
Folder   14-15
Research notes, clippings, drafts, and scripts for “Medical Report,” 1951
Box   26
Folder   6-12
Scripts for “House by the Track,” “No Free Lunch / Second Chance,” “The Proposal,” #54: “The Incredible Fixer,” “Money for Nothing, $20,000,” “Dark Window,” “Song and Dance,” and “The Honeymoon,” circa 1949-1952
Note: Includes writing collaborations with Charles Robinson.
Box   29
Folder   7-33
Scripts for “Crooked Alley,” “Run of Luck,” “The Overcoat,” “The Window Cleaner,” “The Warning,” “The Return,” “The Box,” “The Sunbrust,” “Room 1126,” “Spotlight,” “Lady of the House,” “The Man at the Desk,” “Neighborhood Story,” “Notice of Death,” “The Collector,” “House by the Track,” “The Back Room,” The Suitor, “Night Trip,” “Table for Two,” “The Girl Next Door,” “The Brother,” #1713:“ The Lovers,” #1724: “School Scandal,” 1951-1955
Note: Includes writing collaborations with Charles Robinson.
Box   31
Folder   22
Clipping on series, undated
Biography of the Fights / Preview -- The Big Fights, 1960
Box   26
Folder   13
Script and revision for a special event production, 1960
Note: Includes writing collaboration with W.C. Heinz.
Box   31
Folder   23
Clipping, 1960
The Blue Angels, California National Productions, circa 1960-1961
Box   26
Folder   14
Script for “Cannery Row -- Blue,” 1960 December 10
Brass, CBS Television Network, circa 1985
Note: “Brass, a produced TV film for CBS which is not to be confused with Brass Target, my MGM feature. Brass was the story of New York's Chief of detectives. It reunited me with Carroll O'Connor who, as he had done with most of his other shows, rewrote the script and made it the abomination it became. I used a pseudonym on the credits.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   15
Folder   16-19
Scripts, revisions, clippings, and research notes, 1984-1985
Breaking Point, ABC Television Network, 1963-1964
Note: Teleplay by Robert Towne, story by Alvin Boretz. See also Catch Me If You Can, Box 26, Folder 21.
Box   26
Folder   15
Research, correspondence, script, and revisions for #5722-21 (03-48): “So Many Pretty Girls, So Little Time,” 1963 November-December
Breakthru, Television, Radio and Film Commission of the Methodist Church, circa 1964
Note: This is a different story from the theater and radio productions called The Wall Between.
Box   26
Folder   16
Notes and script for #11: “Child-Parent Relationships / The Wall Between,” 1964
Brenner, CBS Television Network, circa 1959-1964
Note: Series scripted by Alvin Boretz, based on the Playhouse '90 episode “The Blue Men.”
Box   15
Folder   20-26
Scripts and revised drafts for “Department Trail,” “Finger Man,” “I Executioner,” “The Jungle,” “The Thin Line,” “The Vigilantes,” and “Word of Honor,” 1958-1959
Box   26
Folder   17
Correspondence, script, and revision for #1 The Jungle, 1958 October-November
Box   31
Folder   24
General clippings and clipping on the episode Baker's Wife, 1959
The Bridge, unproduced, undated
Note: “A projected series on social workers in cooperation with the National Association of Social Workers. Network thought it too grim.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   20
Folder   19
Outline, undated
Bridging the Gap, The Institute for Public Affairs Presents ..., undated
Box   16
Folder   1
Script, undated
Cade's County, CBS Television Network, 1971-1972
Box   16
Folder   2
Contracts and correspondence, 1971 May
Box   26
Folder   20
Notes, correspondence, clippings, treatments, and scripts for Dead Past, 1971
Catch Me If You Can, unproduced, undated
Box   26
Folder   21
Outlines, notes,and research for television adventure series conceived by Alvin Boretz, undated
CBS Television Network Children's Hour, Summer is Forever, CBS Television Network, circa 1969
Note: “A TV film for a young people's series.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   19
Folder   3
Script, final draft, 1969 July 3
Box   26
Folder   18-19
Correspondence, clippings, notes, and scripts for Summer is Forever, 1969
Box   31
Folder   25
Script, brochure, and clippings for Summer is Forever, 1969-1970
Chelsea D.H.O., ABC Television Network, 1973
Note

ABC Sunday Night Movie, pilot for series not taken up, scripted by Alvin Boretz, broadcast 1973.

“The pilot for a projected ABC series that introduced Richard Gere. It got a good rating but the network opted for a police show instead.” -- Alvin Boretz

Box   16
Folder   3-9
Script and revisions for “The Desperate Season,” research notes, and shooting schedules, 1973
Box   31
Folder   27
Clippings, 1973
The Clock, unproduced, undated
Note: This is not the NBC Television Network /ABC Television Network series The Clock of 1949-1952.
Box   26
Folder   22
Outlines for series and multiple episode, notes, clippings, justification by Alvin Boretz, and letter from Robert Kline, circa 1971
Corey: For the People, NBC Television Network, 1977
Note

Television movie written by Alvin Boretz.

“Its original title was Shannon, D.A. It aired on CBS but did not run for a full season. It was based on the work of the District Attorney in New York's Nassau County.” -- Alvin Boretz

Box   16
Folder   10-11
Script, revisions, research notes, and clippings, 1976
Box   31
Folder   26
Clippings, circa 1977
Box   32
Folder   16
Clippings, circa 1977
The Danny Thomas Hour, NBC Television Network, 1967-1968
Note: “An hour film about violent offenders in prison and their 'therapy.'” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   16
Folder   12-16
Outlines, scripts, revisions, research materials, and clippings for “The Cage,” 1967
The Defenders, CBS Television Network, 1961-1965
Note: “I wrote three scripts for this series.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   16
Folder   17
List of episodes with writer, director, air date, and summary, circa 1962-1965
Box   26
Folder   23
Correspondence and scripts for #8: “The Hundred Lives of Harry Simms,” 1961
Box   29
Folder   35
Research, notes, correspondence, outlines, and script drafts for #131: “The Bum's Rush,” 1964-1965
Diagnosis: Unknown, CBS Television Network, 1960
Box   26
Folder   24
Script and revision for #2: “A Sudden Stillness,” 1960
Dr. Kildare, NBC Television Network, 1961-1966
Box   10
Folder   11-14
Scripts, correspondence, notes, and research materials for “Holiday Weekend”; “A Place Among the Monuments”; and “Witch Doctor,” circa 1961-1966
Box   16
Folder   18
Script for “A Place among the Monuments,” 1962 July 17
Box   26
Folder   25
Script for #6517: “Holiday Weekend,” 1961
The Dragons of Hong Kong, CBS Television Network, undated
Note: “A CBS pilot that was not picked up. Robert Halmi was the producer. A real wheeler dealer.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   16
Folder   19
Outline, research notes, clippings, and script for “The Street of Good Fortune,” undated
The Eleventh Hour, NBC Television Network, 1962-1964
Note: “This series featured stories about a psychiatrist. On one script, I had a difference of opinion about changes the producers wanted. Since the show carried the imprimatur of the American Psychological Association, I had relied upon it for consultation. The psychiatrist who advised me agreed with my refusal to change the story and had the American Medical Assn withdraw its approval of the series.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   16
Folder   20-22
Correspondence, research, scripts, and revisions for “I'll See You on Sunday,” “The Taste of Ashes,” and “Only on Sunday” (penciled-in title, “Little Stone Guest,” 1963
Box   26
Folder   26
Scripts for #6781: “I'll See You on Sunday / Sunday Father,” 1963
The Empty Cup (Passover show), Union of Hebrew Congregations, 1968 April 14
Box   31
Folder   28
Press release and clippings, 1968
Box   26
Folder   27
Script, 1957
Eternal Light, NBC Television Network, circa 1964
Box   26
Folder   28
Correspondence and blueprints of set design for “Immortal Journey, the Life of Sojourner Truth,” 1964-1965
Box   29
Folder   36
Correspondence, research notes, and script for “Immortal Journey,” 1964 September 1
Box   32
Folder   20
Script for “Immortal Journey,” 1963-1964
Note: Typescript is missing pages and is dated 1964 December 6; complete script is dated 1963 December 8.
The Eternal Light: They Came to a City, undated
Box   20
Folder   24
Script, undated
Felony Squad, ABC Television Network, 1966-1969
Box   26
Folder   29
Format for series (as Men against Evil) and notes, treatment, and script for #8962: “The Terror Trap,” 1966
The Frame-Up, unproduced, 1966
Box   26
Folder   30
Series proposal by Irving Gitlin and pilot episode script and revisions by Alvin Boretz, 1966
Gateway and Port Command, unproduced CBS Television Network, 1981-1982
Note: “Two attempts at series featuring the work of the Port Authority of New York and especially its police department. CBS authorized these scripts but never picked up the series.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   21
Folder   3-6
Drafts and scripts for “Gateway/Gates of the City,” “Kittredge; Gates of the City,” “P.A.T.H.,” “Gates of the City,” “Kittredge,” and “Port of Command,” 1981-1982
General Electric Theatre, CBS Television Network, 1953-1962
Note: Used as material towards The Nurses, episode “The Weak and the Strong.”
Box   29
Folder   38
Revised script for “The Wall Between Us,” 1961 October 24
Box   31
Folder   30
Clippings on “The Wall Between Us,” 1962
Box   32
Folder   24
Clippings on “The Wall Between Us” from Daily Variety and Hollywood Reporter, 1962 January
A Good Man Murdered, undated
Note: “Dr. Michael Halberstam was killed by a burglar and this is the story of how the man was captured. Michael was the brother of David Halberstam, the writer.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   2
Outline in story form, drafts, and notes, undated
Gordie, unproduced CBS Television Network, undated
Note: “A TV film about Gordie Howe, the hall of fame hockey star. It was not produced because CBS VP didn't want to do a movie about a sports star but the script shows it was more about the man and his life. Being a hockey player was just part of his world.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   21
Folder   7-8
Scripts, fragments of drafts, and research notes, undated
Harold and the Rabbit, unproduced,
Note

“This is the initial version of Harold and the Rabbit. Many years later, I wrote a completely revised version as a two hour movie… not produced.” -- Alvin Boretz

“A TV movie and series pilot that never sold.” -- Alvin Boretz

Box   21
Folder   9-10
Scripts, circa 1978
Box   32
Folder   26
Idea for a television series, undated
Headquarters, NBC Television Network, unproduced, undated
Note: “Franklin Schaffner and I were to do this for NBC but the network cancelled the day of the shooting.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   21
Folder   11
Clipping, story ideas, and research materials, undated
Box   31
Folder   31
Clippings, undated
High Iron, pilot, circa 1979
Note: “A TV pilot for a series about men who build skyscrapers.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   3-4
Drafts and notes, 1979 January 15
I Remember You, Arts and Entertainment Cable Network, 1991
Note: “Produced for the General Motors Playwrights Theatre on the Arts and Entertainment Cable Network.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   5
Script, drafts, and notes, circa 1991
The Investigators, CBS Television Network, 1961
Box   26
Folder   32
Script and revisions for #14947: “The Mind's Own Fire,” 1961
Ironside, NBC Television Network, 1967-1975
Note: “A popular half hour series with Raymond Burr.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   6
Outline, notes, clippings for “A Mysterious Past,” 1972
Box   26
Folder   33
Correspondence, script, and revisions for #32407: “But When She Was Bad ...,” 1971
The Jealous Wife, undated
Box   29
Folder   39
Notes, correspondence, and script drafts, undated
Jericho, CBS Television Network, 1966-1967
Box   27
Folder   1-2
Series information for writers and scripts, notes, correspondence, and outlines for #5830: “Small War on the Riviera,” 1966
Jigsaw, unproduced, 1962-1963
Note

Compare Alcoa Premiere: “Of Struggle and Flight,” Box 25, Folder 5.

A different series with this title and theme was broadcast by ABC in 1972-1973.

Box   27
Folder   3
Format, sample outlines, research notes, clippings, and script for #83077: “Of Struggle and Flight,” 1962-1963
Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation, International Awards Presentations
Note: “Kennedy Foundation gave biennial awards for research in mental retardation, These were major events with a symphony orchestra and star m.c.'s.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   9
Clippings and carbon copy of script for “The Seekers-1966,” 1966
Box   27
Folder   4-8
Scripts, notes, program books, timetables, outlines, stage layouts for First (1962), Third (1966), Fourth (1968), and Fifth (1971) award programs, 1962-1971
Box   31
Folder   33
Clippings for 1966 award show, 1966 April
Note: Broadcast on NET/Channel 13.
WCFTR Photographs  
Photographs of Dr. Maria Egg and the Heilpädagogische Hilfsschule, Zurich, 1968
Physical Description: Ten various-sized black and white photographs 
Note: Photographs used as research materials. Please ask archivist for location.
The Just and the Unjust, circa 1978
Note: “Adapted from the James Gould Cozzens novel.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   8
Notes, list of descriptions of characters, and outlines, 1977-1978
Justice, NBC Television Network, 1954-1956
Box   17
Folder   7
Scripts and revisions for #61: “The Frightened” and #17: “The Trapped,” 1955-1956
Box   31
Folder   32
Clipping on “The Frightened,” 1955
Kojak, CBS Television Network, 1973-1978
Note: “I wrote three scripts for this series.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   10-13
Scripts, revisions, outlines, drafts, research notes, clippings, and correspondence for “My Brother, My Enemy,” “The Two Musketeers,” “Bag of Sorrow,” and “The Victim,” 1974-1975
Box   27
Folder   9
Script and revisions for #42510: “The Victim,” 1975
Lamp unto My Feet, CBS Television Network, 1948-1979
Note: “This script is in the archives of the United States Holocaust Museum in Washington.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   27
Folder   10-13
Scripts for “The Meaning of Giving”; Untitled; “Blessed Are They That Suffer Persecution for Justice's Sake, For Theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven;” and “Compassion” (titled “Blessed Are the Merciful, for They Shall Obtain Mercy”), 1950
Box   29
Folder   34
Clipping and script for “Change My Name to Life,” 1966 May 17
Box   33
Folder   4
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum donor agreement, signed by Alvin Boretz for donating script, 1997 January 21
Laredo, NBC Television Network, 1965-1967
Note: Referred to as Streets of Laredo but the aired series was just called Laredo.
Box   30
Folder   45-47
Universal Studios Series guidelines and notes, clippings, outlines and scripts for “The Seventh Day,” 1965
Lights Out!, NBC Television Network, 1972
Note: “'When Widows Weep' was an attempt to revive the well known Lights Out! Mystery series. The producer was the successful Herbert Brodkin.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   14
Script for “When Widows Weep,” 1971 September 20
Box   19
Folder   11-12
Outlines, scripts, revision, and schedule for “When Widows Weep,” 1971
The M.D.s, unproduced, 1973
Box   27
Folder   14-15
Series proposal, clippings, correspondence, research, and outline, script, and revisions for “Forgotten Laughter,” 1973
Malachi, CBS Television Network, unproduced, 1978
Note: “Malachi never made it past the script stage.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   21
Folder   13
Script, outline, revisions, notes, and clippings, undated
Box   31
Folder   34
Clipping, 1978
Box   35
Folder   5
Photocopy of treatment and cyclostyled script, circa 1978
Man Behind the Badge, CBS Television Network, 1953-1955
Note: 1954-1955 series scripted by Alvin Boretz and David Harmon.
Box   17
Folder   15-16
Scripts for “The Case of the Desperate Moment,” “The Case of the Dying Past,” “The Case of the Elusive Firebug,” “The Case of the Fatal Warning,” “The Case of the Invisible Mark,” “The Case of the One-Armed Bandit,” “The Case of the Pot of Gold,” “The Case of the Troubled Circus,” “The Case of the Unknown Man,” and “The Case of the Wholesale Burglaries,” circa 1954
Box   31
Folder   35
Clippings, 1954-1955
Marco, unproduced, undated
Note: International television series.
Box   33
Folder   8
Outline, undated
Martin Kane, Private Eye, NBC Television Network, 1949-1954
Box   11
Folder   5-11
Notes and scripts, 1950-1952
Note: No. 57, 1950 November 23; No. 124, 1952 April 24; No. 130, 1952 June 5; No. 137, 1952 July 24; No. 141, 1952 August 21; and No. 143, 1952 September 4.
Box   12
Folder   1-15
Scripts, 1952-1953
Note: No. 146, 1952 September 25; No. 149, 1952 October 16; No. 151, 1952 October 30; No. 153, 1952 November 13; No. 157, 1952 December 11; No. 160, 1953 January 1; No. 164, 1953 January 29; No. 169, 1953 March 5; No. 170, 1953 March 12; No. 174, 1953 April 9; No. 176, 1953 April 23; No. 179, 1953 May 14; No. 181, 1953 May 28; No. 183, 1953 June 11; and No. 184, 1953 June 18.
Box   13
Folder   1-10
Scripts, 1953-1954
Note: No. 186, 1953 July 2; No. 189, 1953 July 23; No. 191, 1953 August 6; No. 192, 1953 August 13; No. 194, 1953 August 27; No. 202, 1953 October 22; No. 213, 1954 January 7; No. 220, 1954 February 25; No. 224, 1954 March 25; and No. 230, 1954 May 6.
Box   27
Folder   16
Scripts for #184: “One More Face in the Shop” and untitled, 1953
Box   29
Folder   40
“Script for Starring Lee Tracy,” undated
Box   31
Folder   36
Clipping, 1952-1953
Master of the Game, CBS Television Network, 1984
Note: “Master of the Game, adapted from the Sidney Sheldon novel. A eight hour mini series I wrote the last six hours. It received high ratings.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   18
Folder   1-9
Press release, drafts, notes, and scripts, circa 1983
Med Team, unproduced, undated
Box   27
Folder   17-18
Notes, research, and format for proposed series and treatments for “The Crisis Point,” undated
Medical Center, CBS Television Network, 1969-1976
Note: “A successful hour series.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   17-18
Scripts, revisions, and notes for “Between Two Fires,” “Circle of Power,” and “Cycle of Peril,” 1971-1972
Medical Story, NBC Television Network, 1975-1976
Box   27
Folder   19-20
Correspondence, notes, outline, script, and revisions for #183415: “Wasteland,” 1975
Meet the Professor, ABC Television Network, circa 1961
Note: Series scripted by Alvin Boretz and Elliott Baker, first broadcast on 1961 February 5.
Box   31
Folder   39
Clippings, 1961
The Mod Squad, ABC Television Network, 1968-1973
Box   17
Folder   19
Outline, notes, script, revisions, and correspondence for “The Judas Trap,” 1970
Box   27
Folder   21
Script for “Ancient Battles, Lost and Won,” 1969
Moment of Decision, ABC Television Network, 1957
Note: “A TV movie about American militarists planning guerrilla warfare.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   20
Script for “End in Silence”, circa 1957
Moment of Decision, ABC Television Network, circa 1965
Box   31
Folder   40
Clippings for “The Accident” (pilot), 1965
Mystery Theatre (later Kraft Mystery Theater), NBC Television Network, circa 1958-1963
Box   11
Folder   1-4
Scripts and clippings, 1958
Note: “The Thousand Lies of Lady Luck,” 1958 April 30; “Killer's Choice,” 1958 June 11; and “A Cup of Kindness,” 1958 September 17.
Box   31
Folder   41-42
Clippings for “Killer's Choice” and “A Cup of Kindness,” 1958
Name of the Game, NBC Television Network, 1968-1971
Box   18
Folder   10
Outlines, script, research, and correspondence for The Defector and The Hang Up (also called Pot and Pills, Run to Nowhere), circa 1968
Navy Log, CBS Television Network and ABC Television Network, 1955-1958
Note: Aired on CBS from 1955 to 1956 and on ABC from 1956 to 1958.
Box   27
Folder   26-29
Scripts for “The Amateurs,” “Blood Alley,” “John Foss, Devilbird,” and “The Storm Within,” circa 1957-1958
Box   31
Folder   43
General clippings, circa 1955-1956
NBC Matinee Theatre, NBC Television Network, 1955-1958
Box   13
Folder   11
Script for “The Daughter of Mata Hari,” 1959 March 10, circa 1959
Box   27
Folder   22
Script for “The Daughter of Mata Hari,” adapted from a true story by Kurt Singer, circa 1957
Box   31
Folder   37-38
Clippings for Heed the Falling Sparrow and The Star Sapphire, circa 1957
Note: The Star Sapphire was adapted by Alvin Boretz from the play by Ben Hecht and Charles Lederer.
New York Television Theatre, NET/Channel 13, 1965-1970
Box   31
Folder   44
Clipping, circa 1965-1970
The Night the Bridge Fell Down, NBC Television Network, circa 1983
Note: Television movie.
Box   31
Folder   45
Clipping, 1977
The Nurses, CBS Television Network, 1962-1965
Box   27
Folder   30
Script for The Seeing Heart, 1963
Note: Page 3 is missing.
Box   29
Folder   42-44
Scripts and revisions for A Strange and Distant Place and Lady Made of Stone, 1962
Box   30
Folder   1-34
Scripts, revisions, research, correspondence, and outlines for They Are As Lions; Rally Round, My Comrades; Broken Image; The Seeing Heart; The Weak and the Strong; The Outpost; and The Politicians, 1962-1965
Note: For The Weak and the Strong see also General Electric Theatre, The Wall Between.
Box   31
Folder   46
Clipping for The Forever Child, 1964
N.Y.P.D., ABC Television Network, 1967-1969
Note: “A successful half hour series that ran for several years. I wrote several of the scripts.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   17
Folder   21
Scripts, revisions, research notes, and correspondence for #37: “Walk the Long Pier,” #23: “Who Tells the Truth?,;” and “Who's Got the Bundle?,” 1967-1968
Box   27
Folder   23-25
Outlines, notes, correspondence, scripts, and revisions for “I'm Going to Kill Someone,” #23: “Who Tells the Truth?,;” and “The Private Eye Puzzle,” 1967
Box   29
Folder   41
Notes, correspondence, outline, script, and revisions for “Walk the Long Pier,” 1968
On Stage, Syndicated, 1970-1972
Box   18
Folder   11
Script for “Parlor Game,” 1969 December 1
Passover program for CBS Television Network News, 1966 April 3
Box   27
Folder   31
Correspondence and research materials, 1966
Peter, unproduced, circa 1974
Note: “A projected TV film that was cancelled when a film starring Mickey Rooney came out that was thought to be of similar content.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   21
Folder   14-15
Script, research materials, and outlines, circa 1974
The Peter Revson Story, unproduced, circa 1982
Box   18
Folder   12-13
Outline, scripts, and research materials, circa 1982
Playhouse 90, CBS Television Network, 1956-1961
Box   18
Folder   14-16
Outline, scripts, revisions, shooting schedules, research notes, and correspondence for “The Blue Men,” circa 1959
Note: Telecast 1959 January 15.
Box   22
Folder   1-3
Script, outline, and research notes for “Made in America” and story idea for “The Manufactured Man,” circa 1974-1976
Note

Unproduced.

“'Made in America' began life as a projected special for CBS but the series ended before it could be produced. I later wrote a completely revised version as a full length play which was done at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.” -- Alvin Boretz

“After the successful production of 'The Blue Men' on the Playhouse 90 series, I submitted this idea ['The Manufactured Man'] about a quiz show contestant who was given the answers. The idea was rejected. Thirty years later, a similar story was made into a feature film, by Robert Redford.” -- Alvin Boretz

Box   31
Folder   47
Correspondence and clippings for “The Blue Men,” 1959
Note: Telecast 1959 January 15.
Box   33
Folder   16
Script with handwritten emendations for final revision of episode #58-17: “The Blue Men,” 1959 January 5
Note: Telecast 1959 January 15.
Box   35
Folder   2-3
Scripts and revisions for “The Blue Men,” 1958-1959
Note: Telecast 1959 January 15.
Police Story, CBS Television Network, 1952
Box   27
Folder   32-35
Scripts for untitled episodes, #13: Miami, Fla.; #15: Omaha, Neb.; and #18: Los Angeles County, California; 1952
Box   28
Folder   1-4
Scripts for #19: Minneapolis, Minn.; #22: San Francisco; #24: Philadelphia, Penn.; #26: Syracuse, N.Y.; 1952
Box   30
Folder   35-43
Correspondence on series and scripts, revisions, scene list, and outlines for #18: Los Angeles County, California; #13: Lt. John L. Deas, Miami, Florida; #19 Minneapolis, Minn.; New York, N.Y.; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Inspector Frank Ahern, San Francisco; and Captain William Metzger, Syracuse, New York; 1952
Probation Officer, unproduced, undated
Note: “Failed to find a home.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   21
Folder   16
Scripts, undated
Box   28
Folder   5
Proposed series by Alvin Boretz, script of pilot in television and radio versions, undated
Profiles in Courage, NBC Television Network, 1964-1965
Box   22
Folder   4
Scripts, outlines, and research notes for “Benjamin Barr Lindsey,” undated
Box   31
Folder   48
Clipping for uncompleted episode, “Benjamin Barr Lindsey,” 1964
The Quest, unproduced, undated
Note: “This was a series that died abornign [sic] as the network thought it too literary. Herbert Hirschman was an outstanding producer and director.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   22
Folder   5
Correspondence, notes, and story idea, undated
The Sabbath, undated
Box   28
Folder   6
Television script, undated
The Secret Wars of Wild Bill Donovan, CBS Television Network, unproduced, circa 1980
Note: “It was to star Carroll O'Connor as star and producer. O'Connor, however, broke with his partner at the time and as part of the settlement, the partner received the rights to the script but without O'Connor, CBS passed. Donovan was chief of America's first foreign intelligence service and began the Office of Strategic Services in World War Two which later became the CIA.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   22
Folder   8-15
Outlines, scripts, drafts, revisions, and notes, circa 1980
Box   31
Folder   49
Clipping, circa 1980
Box   35
Folder   6-8
Outline and script, circa 1980
Sister Margaret and the Saturday Night Ladies, CBS Television Network, 1987
Note

Originally called Sister Margaret and the Brownstone Gang.

“A TV film. I had a disagreement with the producer on rewrites and settled for the story credit and not the screenplay which been changed by another writer.” -- Alvin Boretz

Box   18
Folder   17-18
Scripts, drafts, and research notes, circa 1984
Slattery's People, CBS Television Network, 1964-1965
Note: Story by Alvin Boretz and David W. Rintels, teleplay by David W. Rintels.
Box   28
Folder   7
Scripts and revisions for #5777-31: “He Who Has Ears, Let Him Bug Somebody Else,” 1965
Spirit of '76, unproduced, undated
Note: Proposed television series.
Box   24
Folder   3
Leather-bound proposal printed on pseudo-vellum, undated
Star Trek, NBC Television Network, 1966-1969
Box   22
Folder   16
Outline for unproduced episode “Return to Eden,” series information, and correspondence, circa 1966
Note: “Contains a letter from Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry expressing pleasure at our meeting and looking forward to our working together.” -- Alvin Boretz
The Stars Salute, Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, circa 1960-1966
Box   18
Folder   19
Flyer for the 1966 TV show written by Boretz, 1966
Box   30
Folder   44
Script for the 6th annual program, circa 1965
Box   31
Folder   50
Clippings and flyer for 1966 show, 1966
Steadman, circa 1977
Note: “A series shot in Sun Valley with the Sheriff as the lead.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   19
Folder   1
Outline, scripts, and research notes, circa 1977
Steve Collura -- Double Life, circa 1982
Box   19
Folder   2
Script, 1982 February 9
Suspense, CBS Television Network, 1949-1954 and 1964
Note: Suspense aired on CBS from 1949-1954 and was revived in 1964. There was a CBS radio program of the same name which ran from 1942-1962.
Box   19
Folder   4
Third draft of script for “Stain of Guilt,” 1958 April 15
Box   28
Folder   8
Third draft of script for “Stain of Guilt,” 1958 April 15
Swiss Family Robinson, circa 1973-1974
Note: “Written for a Canadian Syndication Company.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   19
Folder   5
Outlines, scripts, revisions, and research materials for “The Animal Kingdom” and “Somewhere on this Earth,” circa 1973-1974
This is My Story, undated
Note: “Wrote several TV films for Federation of Jewish Philanthropies for fund raising.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   19
Folder   6
Script for “Little Girl Lost,” undated
The Thousand Lies of Lady Luck, undated
Box   19
Folder   7
Outline and script, undated
Note: Originally boxed with Brenner materials.
The Three Worlds of Virgil Houk, NBC Television Network unproduced, circa 1980
Note: “A TV film for NBC about a man who was blind and then recovered his sight. The movie was never done.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   22
Folder   17-19
Scripts, outline, and research notes, circa 1980
The Thunder of Jeremiah Jones, CBS Television Network, circa 1972
Box   28
Folder   9
Outlines, script, and revisions for television film, 1972 October 12
Box   33
Folder   29
Outline for television film, undated
The Treasure of Kings, unproduced, circa 1967
Box   19
Folder   8
Script, outline, and research materials, circa 1967
Note: Script pages are out of order.
Treasury Men in Action, NBC Television Network, 1950-1955
Note: “Treasury Men in Action was a half hour series that ran on Thursday evenings at 8:30 on NBC. It was a live show until the Advertising agency took it to Hollywood and switched to film.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   14
Folder   1-8
General notes and scripts, 1953-1954
Note: Live: “The Case of the Crooked Thief” (No. 110), 1953 September 3; “The Case of the Silent Man” (No. 112), 1953 September 17; “The Case of the Weak and the Strong” (No. 119), 1953 November 6; “The Case of the Bad Imitation” (No. 121), 1953 November 19; “The Case of the Unlucky Gamble” (No. 125), 1953 December 17; “The Case of the Honorable Man” (No. 130), 1954 January 21; and “The Case of the Silent Face” (No. 132), 1954 February 4.
Box   14
Folder   9-20
Scripts, 1954
Note: Filmed: “The Case of the Bad Bargain” (No. 10), 1954; “The Case of the Dangerous Dollars” (No. 11), 1954; “The Case of the Broken Bond” (No. 12), 1954; “The Case of the Desperate Men” (No. 13), 1954; “The Case of the Iron Curtain” (No. 16), 1954; “The Case of the Losing Gamble” (No. 148), 1954; “The Case of the Frightened Man” (No. 150), 1954; “The Case of the Lonely People” (No. A141), 1954; “The Case of the Gentleman Cheat” (No. E145), 1954; “The Case of the One Way Ride” (No. X6), 1954; “The Case of the Silent Partner,” 1954; and “The Case of the Violent Man,” 1954.
Box   28
Folder   10-13
Scripts for “The Case of the Lonely People,” #116: “The Case of the Lonely Bride,” #118: “The Case of the Deadly Secret,” and #123: “The Case of the Self-made Hero,” circa 1953
Box   30
Folder   48-50
Scripts for #A141: “The Case of the Lonely People,” “The Case of the Marked Man,” and #119: “The Case of the Weak and the Strong,” circa 1953
Box   31
Folder   51
Clippings for “The Case of the Lonely People,” circa 1954
Valentine Hawkins, unproduced, circa 1985
Note: “This was to star Harry Valentine playing an executive of the Port Authority of New York. This was my third attempt to do a series on the Authority but each of them failed to be produced. Don't blame me. Program execs are strange people.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   22
Folder   20-21
Scripts, notes, story ideas, outlines, and extracts, circa 1985
A Very Small Miracle, unproduced, undated
Box   19
Folder   24
Outlines and breakdown for storyboard, undated
Wall Street Women, unproduced mini-series, 1985
Note: “Wall Street [Women]was written as a four hour mini-series. The CBS Director of Mini-Series at the time was Bob Markell. When he left the network, his successor cancelled the show, as was to be expected. The next year the feature movie Wall Street came out with many of the same plot points as Wall Street Women. NBC was negotiating for the show but when news of the movie came out, they dropped the idea. Such a delightful business.” -- Alvin Boretz
Box   23
Folder   1-4
Outlines, scripts, notes, and drafts, 1985
The Wardens, circa 1974
Box   19
Folder   9-10
Research materials and outlines for “Circle of Fear” and “Siege,” circa 1974
Which Way to Chichen Itzas, unproduced, circa 1964
Box   23
Folder   5
Outline, notes, and clippings, circa 1964-1992
Box   33
Folder   31
Outline, undated
Yankees and Lace Curtains, unproduced, undated
Box   33
Folder   33
Background information, undated
Box   24
Folder   5
General television contracts, 1975-1987
Unnamed series
Box   26
Folder   31
Correspondence, research, and script for #13170: “Image of a Doctor,” 1961
Miscellaneous
Box   32
Folder   8, 9, 12-15, 17-19, 22-23, 25, 27, 28
Miscellaneous outlines for Act of Faith; Backlash (also called Grub Street); Blessed House; The Caring Heart; Champagne Charlie; Chasing the Bismarck; A Deadly Fraud; A Deadly Memory; Elegy; The First of Her Kind: The True Story of Charlotte Ray, America's First Black Woman Lawyer; Flying Colors; The Great Land; Top of the World; Harvest of Rage; and Heartland, undated
Note: Outlines maybe for film, television, or theater. Folders includes research notes, clippings, and correspondence for A Deadly Memory; research clippings on Charlotte Ray; and Edward Guiragos' An Overview of Alaska and correspondence with Guiragos for The Great Land and Top of the World.
Box   33
Folder   1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12-15, 18-26, 28, 30, 32
Miscellaneous outlines for An Innocent Murder (also called Justice Deferred and The Wrong Man); Journey from Beyond (also called Letting Go and Hanging On and Letting Go and Holding On); Little Boy Lost; Lost at Sea; McKenzie's Edge; Mollie and Son; My Friend, My Enemy (also called Women); On Silver Wings; Photo by Sally Jordan; A Place of Devils; Prize Package; Same and Martha; Season's of a Man's Life; Second Guess; The Secret; The Secret Diary of Rebecca Smith; The Shield; Side by Side; Skin Deep; Tailor's Dummy; Touch of Glory; and The Whistling Boy, A Child's Picture Book, undated
Note: Outlines maybe for film, television, or theater. Folders includes correspondence, press releases, and clippings concerning the Cavallo Foundation and whistleblowers for A Place of Devils and notes for Touch of Glory.