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Studio One production files,

Title
Studio One production files, 1948-1955.
Author
Miner, Worthington, 1900-1982.
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Box 1Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 3Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 4Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 5Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 5Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 6Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 6Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 7Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 7Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 8Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 8Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 9Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 9Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 10Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 10Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 11Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 11Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 12Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 12Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 13Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 13Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 14Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 14Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 15Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 15Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 16Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 16Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 17Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 17Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 18Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 18Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 19Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 19Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 20Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 1993-034 Box 20Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Description
46 boxes (20 linear feet).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television scripts.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • Unknown
Biography (note)
  • Worthington Miner, actor, stage and film director and noted television producer and pioneer, was born in Buffalo, New York in 1900.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on the Internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
*T-Mss 1993-034
Author
Miner, Worthington, 1900-1982.
Title
Studio One production files, 1948-1955.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
The Studio One production files document Worthington Miner's involvement with the script and story development of the WESTINGHOUSE STUDIO ONE television series. The collection includes handwritten and/or typed story synopes, working scripts with marginal notes and edits, as well as final shooting scripts. There is also correspondence and memos between Worthington Miner and script writers, actors and various labor and religious organizations concerning the development of individual productions. The papers give added insight to the creative processes involved in early television production as well as the early history of television.
Biography
Worthington Miner, actor, stage and film director and noted television producer and pioneer, was born in Buffalo, New York in 1900. He made his Broadway debut as a spear carrier in the 1925 production of CYRANO DE BERGERAC, but soon turned to directing with the aid of Katharine Cornell. In 1942, after over ten years of directing stage and film productions, he became manager of Columbia Broadcasting System's entire television department.
At CBS, Worthington Miner produced three major programs reaching his zenith in 1948 with STUDIO ONE, a program which showed adaptations of dramatic works. In his efforts to bring quality entertainment to a large audience, Miner became a television innovator. He pioneered such camera techniques as the close-up and the long-shot and was instrumental in developing the craft of live television acting, combining techniques used by both stage and film actors. After STUDIO ONE, Worthington Miner produced several more television programs and the acclaimed 1964 motion picture THE PAWNBROKER. He died in New York City in 1982.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on the Internet.
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