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The Defenders scripts and papers, 1960-1965

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Call No.: Ms Coll\Defenders
Bib ID 4078688 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Rose, Reginald
Title The Defenders scripts and papers, 1960-1965
Physical Description 6 linear feet (34 volumes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

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Description

Summary

A collection of 132 scripts written by Reginald Rose and other playwrights for the popular television series "The Defenders." The scripts are contained in 34 volumes, and accompanying them are cast lists, shooting schedules, and allied notes and papers. Most of the scripts are mimeographed and the rest are in typescript.

  • The Defenders Scripts

    (Accompanying each script is a cast list, shooting schedule and allied notes and papers.)

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Preferred Citation

The Defenders Scripts. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Reginald Rose, 1965.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2011-11- 10 EAD created by PTL

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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The Defenders Scripts

(Accompanying each script is a cast list, shooting schedule and allied notes and papers.)



Box 1 Presentation and Synopses

Volume 1


Box 1 Death Across The Counter, by Reginald Rose

Volume 2 Script 1


Box 1 The Accident, by Reginald Rose

Volume 2 Script 2


Box 1 The Crusader, by Jerome Ross

Volume 2 Script 3


Box 1 The Riot, by Max Ehrlich

Volume 2 Script 4


Box 1 The Man With The Concrete Thumb, by Ernest Kinoy

Volume 3 Script 5


Box 1 The Trial Of Jenny Scott, by Reginald Rose

Volume 3 Script 6


Box 1 The Boy Between, by Robert Thorn

Volume 3 Script 7


Box 1 The Hundred Lives Of Harry Simms, by Alvin Boretz

Volume 3 Script 8



Box 2 Killer Instinct, by John Vlahos

Volume 4 Script 9


Box 2 Perjury, by Adrian Spies

Volume 4 Script 10


Box 2 The Bedside Murder, by Max Ehrlich

Volume 4 Script 11


Box 2 The Best Defense, by Ernest Kinoy

Volume 4 Script 12


Box 2 The Young Lovers, by John Vlahos

Volume 5 Script 13


Box 2 The Quality Of Mercy, by Reginald Rose^

Volume 5 Script 14


Box 2 The Treadmill, by Peter Stone

Volume 5 Script 15


Box 2 The Empty Chute, by Max Ehrlich

Volume 5 Script 16


Box 2 Storm At Birch Glen, by Jerome Ross

Volume 6 Script 17


Box 2 The Prowler, by David Shaw

Volume 6 Script 18


Box 2 The Benefactor, by Peter Stone

Volume 6 Script 19


Box 2 The Search, by Reginald Rose

Volume 6 Script 20



Box 3 The Iron Man, by Albert Sanders (David Davidson)

Volume 7 Script 21


Box 3 The Point Shaver, by Mann Rubin

Volume 7 Script 22


Box 3 The Attack, by John Bloch

Volume 7 Script 23


Box 3 The Locked Room, by Ernest Kinoy

Volume 7 Script 24


Box 3 Gideon's Follies, by Robert Crean

Volume 8 Script 25


Box 3 The Hickory Indian, by David Karp

Volume 8 Script 26


Box 3 The Tarnished Cross, by Reginald Rose

Volume 8 Script 27


Box 3 The Last Six Months, by Max Ehrlich

Volume 8 Script 28



Box 4 The Naked Heiress, by Alvin Boretz

Volume 9 Script 29


Box 4 Reunion With Death, by David Shaw

Volume 9 Script 30


Box 4 Along Came A Spider, by Peter Stone

Volume 9 Script 31


Box 4 The Broken Barrelhead, by David Karp

Volume 9 Script 32


Box 4 Blood County, by Ernest Kinoy

Volume 10 Script 33


Box 4 Seven Ghosts Of Simon Gray, by Stanley Greenberg

Volume 10 Script 34


Box 4 The Voices Of Death, by Reginald Rose

Volume 10 Script 35


Box 4 Indelible Silence, by Charles Garment

Volume 10 Script 36



Box 5 The Avenger, by James Lee

Volume 11 Script 37


Box 5 Grandma TNT, by David Karp

Volume 11 Script 38


Box 5 The Unwanted, by Robert Thorn

Volume 11 Script 39


Box 5 The Hidden Jungle, by Stanley Greenberg

Volume 11 Script 40


Box 5 The Madman (Part I), by Robert Pendlebury (Robert Thorn)

Volume 12 Script 41


Box 5 Death Takes The Stand, by David Davidson

Volume 12 Script 42


Box 5 The Bigamist, by David Karp

Volume 12 Script 43


Box 5 The Invisible Badge, by William Woolfolk

Volume 12 Script 44



Box 6 The Apostle, by Stanley Greenberg

Volume 13 Script 45


Box 6 The Madman (Part II), by Ed Tashley (Reginald Rose)

Volume 13 Script 46


Box 6 Kill Or Be Killed, by Larry Cohen

Volume 13 Script 47


Box 6 Man Against Himself, by Raphael Hayes

Volume 13 Script 48


Box 6 The Savage Infant, by David Karp

Volume 14 Script 49


Box 6 Poisoned Fruit Doctrine, by A. J. Russell

Volume 14 Script 50


Box 6 The Poltergeist, by Reginald Rose

Volume 14 Script 51


Box 6 Ordeal, by David Shaw

Volume 14 Script 52



Box 7 The Traitor, by Larry Cohen

Volume 15 Script 53


Box 7 Eye Of Fear, by Stanley Greenberg

Volume 15 Script 54


Box 7 Metamorphosis, by Stanley Greenberg

Volume 15 Script 55


Box 7 Hour Before Doomsday, by William Woolfolk

Volume 15 Script 56


Box 7 The Last Illusion, by William Woolfolk

Volume 16 Script 57


Box 7 The Heathen, by Ernest Kinoy

Volume 16 Script 58


Box 7 Taste Of Vengeance, by A. J. Russell

Volume 16 Script 59


Box 7 A Book For Burning, by William Woolfolk

Volume 16 Script 60



Box 8 The Colossus, by Larry Cohen

Volume 17 Script 61


Box 8 Judgment Eve, by Reginald Rose

Volume 17 Script 62


Box 8 The Brother Killers, by David Karp

Volume 17 Script 63


Box 8 The Noose, by Larry Cohen

Volume 17 Script 64


Box 8 Everybody Else Is Dead, by James Lee

Volume 18 Script 65


Box 8 Trial Of 22, by Stanley Greenberg

Volume 18 Script 66


Box 8 Loophole, by A. E. Hotchner

Volume 18 Script 67


Box 8 Conspiracy Of Silence, by Roger Lewis

Volume 18 Script 68


Box 8 The Cruel Hook, by Andrea Russo (A.J. Russell)

Volume 19 Script 69


Box 8 The Crowd Pleaser, by Charles Garment

Volume 19 Script 70


Box 8 The Empty Heart, by Stanley Greenberg

Volume 19 Script 71


Box 8 Claire Cheval Died In Boston, by Ernest Kihoy

Volume 19 Script 72



Box 9 The Weeping Baboon, by Reginald Rose

Volume 20 Script 73


Box 9 The Captive, by Larry Cohen

Volume 20 Script 74


Box 9 The Bagman, by Roger Lewis

Volume 20 Script 75


Box 9 The Star Spangled Ghetto, by Reginald Rose

Volume 20 Script 76



Box 10 Fugue For Trumpet And Small Boy, by David Rintels

Volume 21 Script 77


Box 10 Seal Of Confession, by Ian McLellan Hunter

Volume 21 Script 78


Box 10 Who'll Dig His Grave, by William Woolfolk

Volume 21 Script 79


Box 10 The Gentle Assassin, by David Karp

Volume 21 Script 80


Box 10 The Man Who Saved His Country, by Albert Ruben

Volume 22 Script 81


Box 10 Old Lady Ironsides, by Robert Van Scoyk

Volume 22 Script 82


Box 10 Death Watch, by Allan Chase

Volume 22 Script 83


Box 10 Blacklist, by Ernest Kinoy

Volume 22 Script 84



Box 11 All The Silent Voices, by William Woolfolk

Volume 23 Script 85


Box 11 The Secret, by Larry Cohen

Volume 23 Script 86


Box 11 A Taste Of Ashes, by David Rintels

Volume 23 Script 87


Box 11 The Pill Man, by Albert Ruben and Charles Eckhart (Garment

Volume 23 Script 88


Box 11 Die Laughing, by Roger Lewis

Volume 23 Script 89


Box 11 Drink Like A Lady, by Ellen Violett

Volume 24 Script 90


Box 11 Survival, by William Woolfolk

Volume 24 Script 91


Box 11 Moment OF Truth, by David Karp

Volume 24 Script 92



Box 12 The Hidden Fury, by George Baxt

Volume 25 Script 93


Box 12 May Day! May Day!, by Larry Cohen

Volume 25 Script 94


Box 12 The Thief, by Robert Crean

Volume 25 Script 95


Box 12 Yankee Come Home, by Albert Ruben

Volume 25 Script 96


Box 12 Mind Over Murder, by Roger Lewis

Volume 26 Script 97


Box 12 The Sixth Alarm, by William Woolfolk

Volume 26 Script 98


Box 12 The Fine Line, by Harold Gast

Volume 26 Script 99


Box 12 The Non-Violent, by Ernest Kinoy

Volume 26 Script 100



Box 13 Stowaway, by Edward DeBlasio

Volume 27 Script 101


Box 13 Hollow Triumph, by Howard Fast

Volume 27 Script 102


Box 13 The Uncivil War, by Roger Lewis

Volume 27 Script 103


Box 13 The 700-Year-Old Gang, by David Karp Part I

Volume 27 Script 104


Box 13 The 700 Year-Old Gang, by David Karp Part II

Volume 28 Script 105


Box 13 Hero Of The People, by William Woolfolk & Rod Sylvester

Volume 28 Script 106


Box 13 Comeback, by Edward DeBlasio

Volume 28 Script 107


Box 13 Conflict Of Interest, by Ellen Violett

Volume 28 Script 108



Box 14 Turning Point, by James Lee

Volume 29 Script 109


Box 14 King Of The Hill, by Robert Crean

Volume 29 Script 110


Box 14 Go-Between, by Larry Cohen

Volume 29 Script 111


Box 14 The Seige, by Ian Hunter and Robert Goldman

Volume 29 Script 112


Box 14 The Man Who, by Ernest Kinoy

Volume 30 Script 113


Box 14 Whitewash, by Roger Lewis

Volume 30 Script 114


Box 14 A Voice Loud And Clear, by Robert Crean

Volume 30 Script 115


Box 14 Eyewitness, by David Karp

Volume 30 Script 116



Box 15 Whipping Boy, by Edward DeBlasio

Volume 31 Script 117


Box 15 Silent Killer, by William Woolfolk & Martin Donaldson

Volume 31 Script 118


Box 15 Death On Wheels, by George Bellak (Don Mankiewicz)

Volume 31 Script 119


Box 15 The Unwritten Law, by Larry Cohen

Volume 31 Script 120


Box 15 The Objector, by Harold Gast

Volume 32 Script 121


Box 15 Fires Of The Mind, by Joel Carpenter

Volume 32 Script 122


Box 15 No-Knock, by Peter Achilles (Paul Jarrico)

Volume 32 Script 123


Box 15 The Merry-Go-Round Mender, by Robert Crean

Volume 32 Script 124



Box 16 Nobody Asks What Side You're On, by Ellen Violett

Volume 33 Script 125


Box 16 Impeachment, by Stanley Greenberg

Volume 33 Script 126


Box 16 The Sworn Twelve, by Edward DeBlasio

Volume 33 Script 127


Box 16 A Matter Of Law And Disorder, by Roger Lewis

Volume 33 Script 128


Box 16 Youths And Maidens On An Evening Walk, by Robert Crean

Volume 34 Script 129


Box 16 The Prosecutor, by David Shaw

Volume 34 Script 130


Box 16 The Bums Rush, by Alvin Boretz

Volume 34 Script 131


Box 16 Only A Child, by Ellen Violett

Volume 34 Script 132