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Finding Aid for the Renata Vanni scripts, 1955-1988
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Description
Renata Vanni started her career in Italian theater and on Italian radio in New York. She went under contract to Warner Bros in 1940. She also appeared on popular television shows. The collection consists of scripts related to her acting career during the 1950s-1990s.
Background
Renata Vanni was born in Naples, Italy ca. 1909. She started her career in Italian theater and on Italian radio in New York. She went under contract to Warner Bros (1940) where she became known as a comedic actress. Her numerous screen roles include Westward the Women, Seven Little Foys, Once is Not Enough, Three Coins in the Fountain, Patch of Blue, The Idol Maker, and Fatso. She also appeared on major television shows such as Lux Video Theater, Alcoa Presents, Gunsmoke, Loveboat, Mod Squad, and That Girl. She died Feb. 19, 2004 at the age of 94.
Extent
6 boxes (3.25 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections. 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, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.