Ernest Kinoy Papers, 1948-1987

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Title: Ernest Kinoy Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1948-1987

  • Kinoy, Ernest
Call Number: U.S. Mss 88AN

Quantity: 32.2 c.f. (81 archives boxes)

Wisconsin Historical Society Archives / Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
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Papers of Ernest Kinoy, a journalist and writer for radio, television, and theater. The majority of the collection consists of scripts for radio and television. Although most radio files contain only one version of a script, the television materials include progressive drafts, together with correspondence and contracts. Among the best represented radio series are Best Plays, Doctor Six-Gun, Five Star Matinee, Hollywood Love Story, The Marriage, My Secret Story, NBC Theater, NBC University Theater, Nick Carter, Woman in Love, and X Minus One. The television files include good coverage of Kinoy's work for Big Story (NBC), The Defenders (CBS), Goodyear/Philco TV Playhouse, Dr. Kildare (NBC), Naked City (ABC), The Marriage, Our American Heritage (NBC), Roots and Roots: The Next Generations (ABC), Studio One (CBS); the made-for-TV movies Boston, Chaplin, Lincoln, Magnificat, Murrow, and Skokie; and many other series and dramatic anthologies. Also present are general correspondence, stage and screen plays, and material on Kinoy's involvement in the Writers Guild of America.

Language: English

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