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Lou Derman papers, 1944-1975
PASC 99  
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Description
Lou Derman was a comedy writer whose numerous credits include co-creator and head writer of the television series Mr. Ed, and writer and producer of All in the Family. The collection consists of bound volumes of various radio and television scripts related to Dermans comedy writing career.
Background
Lou Derman was born in (approximately) 1914 and was educated at New York University. As a television comedy writer, he was co-creator and head writer of the Mr. Ed television series (6 years), head writer of December Bride (4 years), and writer and producer of All in the Family. Derman died on February 15, 1976.
Extent
16.0 linear ft. (32 boxes, 81 bound volumes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.