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Papers, 1928-1978.

Author: Mort Weisinger
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Collection contains materials relating to Weisinger's work as a writer and editor from 1928-1978. Collection includes correspondence (1932-1978) mostly regarding his work as a writer and editor for "This Week" and other magazines and with companies who were included in "1001 Valuable Things"; the galleys and manuscripts for "The Contest," "The Complete Alibi Handbook" and "1001 Valuable Things"; the manuscript for
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Genre/Form: Comics
Motion pictures
Photographs
Scripts
Scrapbooks
Games
Legal documents
Humor
Fiction
Named Person: Wissinger family.; Superman, (Fictitious character); Superman, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Mort Weisinger
OCLC Number: 30802336
Description: 11.76 cubic ft. (26 boxes) + films.
Other Titles: Adventures of Superman (Television program)
Contest (Motion picture)
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Abstract:

Collection contains materials relating to Weisinger's work as a writer and editor from 1928-1978. Collection includes correspondence (1932-1978) mostly regarding his work as a writer and editor for "This Week" and other magazines and with companies who were included in "1001 Valuable Things"; the galleys and manuscripts for "The Contest," "The Complete Alibi Handbook" and "1001 Valuable Things"; the manuscript for an unpublished novel about a U.S. President (ca. 1975); legal agreements between Weisinger and "This Week" and Bantam Books (1954-1978); and photographs of Weisinger, the Weisinger family and various celebrities.

Collection also includes newspaper clippings on Weisinger and Superman (1928-1978); a script for the motion picture version of "The Contest" (1971); 2 16 mm films from "The Adventures of Superman" television show (1957); 5 scrapbooks; comic books; miscellaneous art work for the Superman comic book; and the board game "Movie Millions," which was developed by Weisinger.

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