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Finding Aid for the Collection of Scripts and Production Material for Hallmark Hall of Fame Radio and Television Programs, 1951-1984
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Description
Sponsored by Hallmark Cards, Inc. to help market greeting cards, Hallmark Hall of Fame started as a CBS radio program, the Hallmark Playhouse (1948). The program presented well-known contemporary and classical literature often portrayed by well known Hollywood stars. The program made the transition to television in December 1951 and evolved into the Hallmark Hall of Fame. The collection consists of scripts and production material related to both radio and television programs created for Hallmark.
Background
Sponsored by Hallmark Cards, Inc. to help market greeting cards, Hallmark Playhouse started on CBS radio (1948). The program presented well-known contemporary and classical literature often portrayed by well known Hollywood stars. The program was reorganized as the Hallmark Hall of Fame (1953) with Lionel Barrymore as host and featured true stories of American and world history.
Extent
38 boxes (16.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Performing Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.