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Papers, 1959-1973

Dortort, David

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Videos, Slides, Films
  • Physical Details
    • 14.4 c.f. (36 archives boxes) and
    • 28 film reels
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  • Restricted: The films are to be "used solely for private screenings in connection with library, reference, file, and audition purposes."


  • Papers of David Dortort (1916- ), a television writer-producer known for his work in the western genre. The collection consists of scripts, shooting schedules, production reports, and call sheets for the popular series Bonanza (NBC), together with films of 14 episodes.


  • The films in this collection also are cataloged separately.
  • Presented by David Dortort, Bel Air, California, and the National Broadcasting Company, New York, N.Y., 1971-1973.
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