Millard Lampell Papers, 1936-1966

Container Title
U.S. Mss 86AN
Series: Part 1, Original Collection, 1957-1968
Subseries: Television
The Big Brass Band (unproduced)
Box   1
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1962 January-1964 October
Box   1
Folder   1
Presentation, finances, photos, clippings, miscellaneous
The Bob Crewe Generation (unproduced)
Box   1
Folder   2
Correspondence, 1967 September-1968 February
Box   1
Folder   2
Presentation, photos
Camouflage (ABC-TV daytime game show, 1961 January-1962 January)
Note: Producer: Gilbert Cates
Director: Gilbert Cates
M.C.: Don Morrow
Box   1
Folder   3
Correspondence, 1961 January-1963 September
Box   1
Folder   3
Fan mail, 1961 February-1962 May
Box   1
Folder   3
Scripts, production materials, finances, form letters, contestant information, set designs, miscellaneous
473A/2
Tape recording
U.S. Mss 86AN
Circus (unproduced)
Box   1
Folder   4
Correspondence, 1966 August-1967 September
Box   1
Folder   4
Presentation, legal agreements, miscellaneous
“The Dick Cavett Show” (ABC-TV one-hour special, no date)
Note: Executive Producer: Bob Kline
Producer: Gilbert Cates
Director: Hal Gurnee
Writer: Marshall Brickman, Mickey Rose, Dick Cavett
Cast: Dick Cavett, Noel Harrison, Serendipity Singers
Box   1
Folder   5
Correspondence, 1966 April-December
Box   1
Folder   6
Scripts, credits
Box   1
Folder   7
Legal agreements, miscellaneous
Box   26
Folder   3
Set designs
Electric Showcase: “Winterland on Ice,” (ABC-TV one-hour special, no date)
Note: Producer: Gilbert Cates
Cast: Gordon and Sheila MacRae
Box   2
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1964 July-November
Box   2
Folder   1
Scripts, production materials, miscellaneous
Electric Showcase: “Aqua Varieties” (ABC-TV one-hour special, 1965 February 7)
Note

See also Films and Videotapes.

Executive Producer: Joseph Cates
Producer: Gilbert Cates
Director: Gilbert Cates
Writer: Selma Diamond
Cast: Gordon and Sheila MacRae, The Mitchell Trio

Box   2
Folder   2
Correspondence, 1964 August-1965 March
Box   2
Folder   3
Scripts, schedules, credits
Box   2
Folder   4
Finances, legal agreements, photos, publicity, clippings, undated notes, miscellaneous
Electric Showcase: “World's Fair Entertainment Spectacular” (ABC-TV one-hour special, 1965 April 29)
Note

See also Films and Videotapes.

Executive Producer: Joseph Cates
Producer: Gilbert Cates
Director: Gilbert Cates
Writer: Selma Diamond
Cast: Gordon and Sheila MacRae, Al Hirt, The New Christy Minstrels

Box   3
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1965 January-October
Box   3
Folder   2
Scripts, credits, schedules
Box   3
Folder   3
Legal agreements, photos, publicity
Box   3
Folder   4
Miscellaneous
Four of a Kind (daytime game show, Canadian television, 1964 September-1965 June)
Note

See also Films and Videotapes.

Producer: CFCF-TV, Montreal, Quebec, in association with Gilbert Cates

Box   3
Folder   5
Correspondence, 1961 December-1967 December
Box   3
Folder   5
Presentation, scripts, production materials, finances, set designs, photos, miscellaneous
Ghost Hunter (unproduced - also considered as motion picture)
Box   4
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1962 May-1966 September
Box   4
Folder   1
Scripts, finances, legal agreements, photos, miscellaneous
Box   26
Folder   1
Presentation
“Hootenanny at Syracuse” (pilot for series Hootenanny, filmed 1962 November 18)
Note: Producer: Gilbert Cates
Director: Gilbert Cates
Cast: The Limelighters, Jo Mapes, Mike Settle, Clara Ward, Jean Shepherd
Box   4
Folder   2
Correspondence, 1962 January-1963 June
Box   4
Folder   3
Presentation, scripts, schedules
Box   4
Folder   4
Finances, production materials, photos, clippings
Box   4
Folder   5
Undated notes, miscellaneous
International Showtime (NBC-TV Weekly circus and variety series, 1962-1965)
Note

See also Films and Videotapes.

Producer: Gilbert Cates
Director: Gilbert Cates
M.C.: Don Ameche

Box   5
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1962 December-1965 July
Box   5
Folder   2
Scripts
Box   5
Folder   3
Finances, show outlines
Box   5
Folder   4
Schedules, budgets, photos, clippings, miscellaneous
Box   5
Folder   5
Circus programs
Box   5
Folder   6
Circus information
Box   26
Folder   2
Publicity photos, press books
“NHRA World Finals” (closed circuit television drag racing special, no date)
Box   6
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1968 September-1969 January
Box   6
Folder   1
Miscellaneous
“Picture This” (pilot for CBS-TV daytime game show Picture This, filmed 1963 January 26)
Note

See also Films and Videotapes.

Producer: Gilbert Cates
Director: Gilbert Cates
M.C.: Jerry Van Dyke

Box   6
Folder   2
Correspondence, 1962 June-1963 July
Box   6
Folder   2
Scripts
Box   6
Folder   3
Commercials, legal agreements, production materials, set designs, undated notes, clippings, miscellaneous
“Reach for the Stars” (pilot for daytime game show, filmed 1966 August 6)
Note: Producer: Ron Greenberg
Director: Gilbert Cates
Box   6
Folder   4
Correspondence, 1966 August
Box   6
Folder   4
Scripts, set designs, photos, miscellaneous
“Sea Circus” (unproduced)
Box   6
Folder   5
Correspondence, 1964 October-1965 November
Box   6
Folder   5
Presentation, miscellaneous
“The Tracer Game” (pilot for daytime game show, presented to ABC-TV, 1968 March 5)
Note: Executive Producer: Gilbert Cates
Producer: Stewart Billett
Box   7
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1967 July-1968 August
Box   7
Folder   2
Finances, legal agreements, production materials, miscellaneous
Television presentations and fragmentary material
Box   8
Folder   1
A-Fol
Box   8
Folder   2
Foo-L
Box   8
Folder   3
M
Box   8
Folder   4
N-R
Box   8
Folder   5
Ro-Se
Box   9
Folder   1
Sh-T
Box   9
Folder   2
U-Z
Subseries: Motion Pictures - Produced
The Painting (short subject, Union films, 1962)
Note

See also Films and Videotapes.

Producer: Bert Gold, Gilbert Cates
Director: Gilbert Cates

Box   10
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1962 January-1964 June
Box   10
Folder   2
Film Festivals material
Box   10
Folder   3
Photos, finances, legal agreements, clippings, publicity, miscellaneous
Rings Around the World (Columbia Pictures, 1966)
Note

See also Films and Videotapes.

Producer: and Director: Gilbert Cates
Writer: Victor Wolfson
Cast: Don Ameche, Rudy Cardanas, The Flying Armours, Marco, et al.

Correspondence
Box   11
Folder   1
1965 February 17-July 31
Box   11
Folder   2
1965 August 1-December 31
Box   11
Folder   3
1966 January 1-March 31
Box   11
Folder   4
1966 April 1-December 31
Box   11
Folder   5
1967 January 1-1968 October 23
Box   12
Folder   1
Scripts
Bills
Box   12
Folder   2
A-L
Box   12
Folder   3
M-Z
Box   12
Folder   4
Budgets and financial statements
Box   12
Folder   5
Distribution financial reports
Box   12
Folder   6
Circus acts information
Box   13
Folder   1
Legal agreements
Box   13
Folder   2
Production materials
Box   14
Folder   1
Film reports
Box   14
Folder   2-4
Photos
Box   14
Folder   5
Credits, schedules, personnel, music, publicity
Box   14
Folder   6
Clippings
Box   14
Folder   7
Undated notes, miscellaneous
Box   26
Folder   4
Publicity posters
Subseries: Motion Pictures - Unproduced
The African (novel by Harold Courlander, 1967, considered for movie rights)
Box   15
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1968 May-1969 January
Box   15
Folder   1
Legal agreements, miscellaneous
The Attache-Case Case (treatment)
Box   15
Folder   2
Outline: Lee Vines and Donald Segall
The Country Music Caper (treatment)
Box   15
Folder   3
Outline: Harold Flender
Box   15
Folder   3
Correspondence, 1965 November-1966 August
Box   15
Folder   3
Miscellaneous
8th Avenue
Box   15
Folder   4
Script: Harold Flender
Golf Ball
Box   15
Folder   5
Script: Maurice Schonfeld, Patrick Pleven
Hellman in Spite of Himself
Box   15
Folder   6
Script: Joseph Lesser
The Idle Dancers
Box   15
Folder   7
Script: Paul Gardner, Eugene Archer
The Monmouth Chronicle
Box   15
Folder   8
Script: Michael Robson
The Moving Finger (treatment)
Note: Producer: Larry Moyer
Director: Larry Moyer
Writer: Carlo Fiore
Cast: Lionel Stander
Box   15
Folder   9
Presentation (including synopsis)
“New York, My New York” (treatment of short subject)
Note: Producer: Gilbert Cates
Box   15
Folder   10
Correspondence, 1960 March-1961 May
Box   15
Folder   10
Presentation, miscellaneous
The Power (short story and teleplay considered for movie rights)
Note: Writer: Frank Robbins
Box   15
Folder   11
Correspondence, 1962 January-September
Two Plus Two = Five
Box   15
Folder   12
Script: Tom Lawson
Who's on Second?
Box   16
Folder   1
Script: Paul Field
Box   16
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1966 March-July
Box   16
Folder   2
Script
Wolf Cop (novel considered for movie rights)
Note: Writer: Richard Jessup
Box   16
Folder   3
Correspondence, 1962 January-1967 March
Subseries: Theater
A Broken Thing Mended
Box   17
Folder   1
Script: John Provo, Frank Pickard
Box   17
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1967 July-1968 January
Call Me Back
Box   17
Folder   2
Correspondence, 1968 May-September
Box   17
Folder   2
Scripts by Tony Webster
473A/1
Tape recording
Note: Must be played on “A” of a 4-track tape recorder.
U.S. Mss 86AN
Hamlet
Note: Producer: Oscar Werner.
Box   17
Folder   3
Correspondence, 1967 April-September
I Never Sang for My Father (New York, 1968 January 25)
Note: Producer: Gilbert Cates in association with Doris Vidor
Director: Alan Schneider
Writer: Robert Anderson
Cast: Hal Holbrook, Alan Webb, Lillian Gish, Teresa Wright
Box   27
Folder   1-3
Three scripts
The Interpreter
Note: Writer: Eric Rudd
Box   17
Folder   4
Correspondence, 1959 November-1964 May
Box   17
Folder   4
Scripts, finances, legal agreements, miscellaneous
The Man in the White Suit
Note: Script: John Hess, Charles Andrews
Music: Albert Hague
Lyrics: Stanley Styne
Box   17
Folder   5
Correspondence, 1966 June-1968 February
Box   17
Folder   5
Script, outline
Box   17
Folder   6
Finances, legal agreements, miscellaneous
Spoon River Anthology (New York, 1963 September 29)
Note: Producer: Joseph Cates in association with Gilbert Cates
Cast: Betty Garrett, Robert Elston, Joyce Van Patten, Charles Aidman
Box   27
Folder   4
Clippings
You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running (New York, 1967 March 13)
Note: Producer: Jack Farren, Gilbert Cates
Director: Alan Schneider
Writer: Robert Anderson
Cast: George Grizzard, Martin Balsam, Eileen Heckart, Melinda Dillon, Joe Silver
Box   27
Folder   5
Correspondence, 1966 September-1968 June
Box   27
Folder   5
Legal agreements, miscellaneous
Box   27
Folder   6-7
Scripts
Box   26
Folder   5
Publicity posters
House seat order books
Box   28
Folder   1
1967 March-1968 March
Box   28
Folder   2
1968 June-August
What Makes Sammy Run? (New York, 1964 February 27)
Note: Producer: Joseph Cates in association with Gilbert Cates
Director: Abe Burrows
Writer: Budd and Stuart Schulberg
Music: Ervin Drake
Cast: Steve Lawrence, Sally Ann Howes, Robert Aida
Box   28
Folder   3
Script, sheet music
Theater scripts
Box   18
Folder   1
Alfred; Robert J. Hilliard
Box   18
Folder   2
The Boat; George Lefferts
Box   18
Folder   3
Chu Chem; Ted Allan
Box   18
Folder   4
City Sketches; Richard Harris
Box   18
Folder   5
A Couch for Homer; Joseph Lesser
Box   18
Folder   6
Crazy Means Wonderful; Burton Crane, Edwin Corley
Box   18
Folder   7
Deborah Samson; George Church, Walter Roberts
Box   18
Folder   8
Everyman's Clown; Joseph Lesser
Box   18
Folder   9
The Flight of the Kiwis; Richard Harris
Box   19
Folder   1
Free as a Bird; Norma MacMillan
Box   19
Folder   2
The Grass Is Red; Alfred Rinaldi
Box   19
Folder   3
Hunger and Thirst; Eugene Ionesco
Box   19
Folder   4
Les Malades; Frank Ferrer
Box   19
Folder   5
Love Story; Lewis Stern
Box   19
Folder   6
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid; Dina Machness, Jane Sughrue
Box   19
Folder   7
Moby Dick - Rehearsed; Orson Welles
Box   19
Folder   8
My Prince! My King!; Victor Wolfson
Box   20
Folder   1
Ogres Are People Too; Lewis Stern
Box   20
Folder   2
The Overreachers; G. F. Reidenbaugh
Box   20
Folder   3
Saturday Laughter; Herbert Martin
Box   20
Folder   4-5
The Smiler; J. W. David Sullivan
Box   20
Folder   6
The Soft, Soft Center; Richard Harris
Box   20
Folder   7
The Soloists; Lewis Stern
Box   21
Folder   1
Up the Medulla; Malcolm Marmorstein
Box   21
Folder   2
The Wall to Wall Trap; anonymous
Box   21
Folder   3
Willie Doesn't Live Here Anymore; Gert Hoffman
Subseries: General
Correspondence
Box   22
Folder   1
1957 February-1962 February
Box   22
Folder   2
1962 March-1963 August
Box   22
Folder   3
1963 September-1964 November
Box   22
Folder   4
1965 January-1968 September
Childville Inc. (a residential treatment center for emotionally disturbed children; Gilbert Cates, member, Executive Board)
Box   22
Folder   5
Correspondence, 1965 April-1968 January; miscellaneous
Classic Film Strip Story series (film strips)
Box   22
Folder   6
Correspondence, 1962 July-October, film strip (A Christmas Carol), miscellaneous
“Coliseum Afternoon Theatre” (theater program proposal by Gilbert Cates)
Box   22
Folder   7
Correspondence, 1956 November, presentation
“Flip-Card Stagette” (television display device; invention by Gilbert Cates)
Box   22
Folder   8
Correspondence, 1961 March-1965 September, diagrams, photos, miscellaneous
“Live Audience Catalyst System” (television pre-recorded audience proposal by Gilbert Cates)
Box   22
Folder   9
Correspondence, 1964 November, presentation
“National African Dance Company” (1967 New York appearance)
Box   22
Folder   10
Photos, clippings
European Circus 1964 (Gilbert Cates' master's thesis, Syracuse University, 1965)
Box   23
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1963 June-1965 April
Box   23
Folder   2
Revisions
Box   23
Folder   3
Abstract copy
Box   23
Folder   4
Photocopy
Micro 429
Reel   1
Microfilm copy
U.S. Mss 86AN
Box   23
Folder   5
Photos, miscellaneous
“Square-Off” (board game invention by Gilbert Cates)
Box   24
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1961 September-1966 July, diagrams, miscellaneous
“Symphonic - Drama” (theater program proposal by Gilbert Cates)
Box   24
Folder   2
Correspondence, 1956 November-December, presentation
Gilbert Cates - personal
Box   24
Folder   3
Publicity, résumés, photos
Box   24
Folder   4
Finances, legal agreements
Box   24
Folder   5
Miscellaneous
Date books
Box   25
Folder   1
1960, 1961, 1963
Box   25
Folder   2
1964, 1965, 1966
Box   25
Folder   3
1967
Box   25
Folder   3
Telephone number books
Box   25
Folder   4
Telephone messages (carbon copy books)
Subseries: Films and Videotapes
DC 634-DC 635
Electric Showcase: “Aqua Varieties”
Note: A Lily-Jane Production in association with the ABC Television Network, February 7, 1965.
DC 636-DC 637
Electric Showcase: “World's Fair Entertainment Spectacular”
Note: A Lily-Jane Production in association with the ABC Television Network, 29 April 1965.
DC 590
Four of a Kind
Note: CTV Television Network, Canada, October 4, 1964.
DC 591
Four of a Kind
Note: CFCF-TV (Montreal, Canada) in association with Gil Cates Jamel Productions [1965?].
DC 592-DC 593
International Showtime: Circus Aquacade
Note: NBC, December 21, 1962.
DC 594-DC 595
International Showtime: “The Traveling Tent Circus”
Note: A Spectafilms Production, October 9, 1964. Telecast on the NBC Network.
Picture This
Note: An Art Baer-Ben Joelson Production in association with the CBS Television Network, 1963.
DC 576
January 28
DC 577
June 25
DC 578
July 2
DC 579
July 9
DC 580
July 16
DC 581
July 23
DC 582
July 30
DC 583
August 6
DC 584
August 13
DC 585
August 20
DC 586
August 27
DC 587
September 3
DC 588
September 10
DC 589
September 17
CA 512
The Painting
Note: Jamel Productions, 1962. Released by Union Film Distributors.
FA 024-FA 026
Rings Around the World
Note: Columbia, 1966.
VAA 002
Videotape copy