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Individual Production, Project, and Performance Files (continued)
Redhead (Fosse and Verdon)
BOX 46B Script, red vinyl cover
Undated; 113 pp.; some annotation (Gwen Verdon's copy?); list of musical numbers, lyrics
Newspaper Clippings, Philadelphia
Newspaper Clippings, New York and Washington, D.C.
"I Feel Merely Marvelous," "The Right Finger of My Left Hand;"
Playbills: 46th St. Theatre, 2/2/59 (2 copies), 1959, 5/18/59; Shubert Theatre, 3/60, 4/60; National Theatre 1958 (59?); Shubert, Philadelphia; Shubert, New Haven, 12/27/58 (world premiere); handbills (3) from Arie Crown Theatre at McCormick Place
Magazine Reviews
Dance Magazine, 5/59: "Closeup of Redhead," by Leo Lerman (2 copies)
This Week (D.C.), 12/28/58 (2 copies)
Dance Magazine, 3/59: "At the Theatre," by Leo Lerman
Gwen Verdon's 1958 contract draft, extensive changes and Perlman notes; Bob Fosse's 1958 contract, director/choreographer; miscellaneous contracts, including Donald McKayle's for additional choreography
Redhead-logo business envelopes; few thank you notes
McKayle vs. Fosse
1959-60, extensive: Perlman notes, documentation (such as Gwen Verdon's handwritten account of events, "preparation for exam before trial," cross examinations, summonses, interviews, etc.) and general legal papers on McKayle vs. Fosse lawsuit
Newspaper Clippings, general
BOX 57E Music
"Simply Marvelous," "I Feel Merely Marvelous," "Tom's Apartment," "Look Who's in Love," "'Erbie Fitch's Dilemma," "Pickpocket Tango," "The Right Finger of Me Left Hand"
BOX 86D Press, Fragile
Fragile magazines (complete), magazine pages, and newspaper clippings, bound to matte board, from:
Redhead, 1958-60
Life Magazine, 2/23/59: Redhead (Verdon) cover (2 complete magazines)
BOX 85F Posters
Color, 41x64, 46th St. Theatre
BOX 93A Poster, framed
Framed poster, 15x23, original, color, 46th St. Theatre
BOX 86A Photos
Redhead (loose): 13x16 black and white mounted photo of Verdon and Richard Kiley, by Murray Laden
The Seasons Of Youth (Fosse)
BOX 46C Newspaper Clippings
Note: Nov. 1/61 ABC television special
Star 80 (Fosse)
BOX 31C Research: interviews with Hugh Hefner...
Transcripts of interviews, Cushner, Hefner, and "random details from notebooks"
Research: Hefner and Playboy, Stratten Enterprises, etc.
Also including research material on Peter Bogdanovich; photocopied photos of Playboy Mansion interiors, and of Hefner
BOX 31D Research Press about Stratten's death
BOX 31E Research: Village Voice/Playboy, and Nash stories
Teresa Carpenter's Voice Stratten story, Playboy article, and excerpt from Jay Robert Nash, "Murder Among the Mighty"
BOX 31C Research: Hugh Hefner and Paul Snider clippings
Research: Playboy correspondence
1980 interoffice Playboy correspondence, mixture of personal and professional; correspondence from Hefner re: writing of the Stratten tribute
Research: Hefner photos
BOX 42E Negatives:
Assorted black and white, color photos of Hefner
BOX 31C Miscellaneous Source Material: research/legal
Ladd Co. interoffice memo, 1981, attached to extensive Bob Fosse letter (to Sam Cohn) re: source material for Star 80; 2 outlines of "Dorothy Stratten Project;" Bob Fosse to Cohn, 1981, documenting sources; Bob Fosse handwritten drafts and notes on sources; few pieces miscellaneous correspondence re: Star 80; clipping on Stratten Story (Television); several script pages
Source Material: research/legal
1981-82, correspondence between Cohn, Bob Fosse, Ladd Co., and law offices of Rosenfeld, Meyer and Susman documenting sources, legal questions, procedures etc.; Ladd Co. memos on possible cuts; extensive file
BOX 31B Photos
Lists, including Bob Fosse notes, on photography needed for film, e.g. montage shots
Legal contracts and budgets
Draft copy of Bob Fosse contract for story, screenplay and directing services, 9/22/81; Sven Nykvist loanout agreement; cover sheet, Casilli release form; agreement, Bob Fosse and Ladd Co., 2/3/82; Bob Fosse and Teresa Carpenter agreement, 12/1/80; Bob Fosse's final cut agreement with Ladd Co., 1/19/82; Ladd Co. re: rights to Carpenter's story, 2/10/82; Bob Fosse/Ladd Co. agreements, story, screenplay, directing, executive producer, 1982, with Bob Fosse's handwritten notes; Village Voice quitclaim on Carpenter story; releases and payments for videocassettes (tapes of Stratten); some Bob Fosse personal expense miscellaneous; Hemingway expense miscellaneous; 10/28/82 Star 80 cost report
Shooting Schedules
Vancouver; also shooting schedule with set, cast and props description
Call Sheets
Immigration and Accommodations, Vancouver
Ladd Co. memos for cast/crew work and accommodations in Canada
Contact Lists
Staff, crew, cast, including Vancouver
Miscellaneous Location Lists, Shooting Schedules and Travel Information
Canadian location lists, surveys, shooting schedules, travel memos
Fosse: Houses
Correspondence and miscellany re: possible Bob Fosse residences throughout filmmaking
BOX 35A Production Miscellany
Brochure, Vancouver; Bob Fosse's jury summons; miscellaneous interoffice memos; videocassette research lists; memo re: Vancouver police procedures; list of Hemingway polaroid montage poses
BOX 31B Set Blueprints
Interoffice Memos and Correspondence
Memos, Ladd Co., Bob Fosse; 1982 calendar; blank release forms, maps, phone call lists; miscellaneous production schedules; appointment schedules, etc.
BOX 31C Research: Stratten and Snider autopsy reports
Autopsy, medical, and case reports
BOX 31D Research: Dorothy Stratten press
Prior to death
BOX 31B Legal contracts, releases, etc.
Interview releases; Bob Fosse film director deal memos; DGA memos; staff and crew loanout agreements; list of signed contracts; Bob Fosse and K. Meyers letters to Kanter, Ladd Co. re: script changes; Bob Fosse's letter to Peternella Eldridge (Stratten's mother) offering payment to family; 1981 Playboy attorney correspondence re: Playboy trademark; correspondence legal services billing; Kojak footage clearance; employment agreements, Bob Fosse, cast and crew; collective agreement with Canadian DGA, Teamsters and others; RF Productions Canadian registration
BOX 35A European Trip: Fosse
2/7/84, 2/20/84, schedules, brochures for Bob Fosse's publicity tours; interview schedules, phone numbers, etc.
Los Angeles Trip: Fosse
Information on research trip for film; phone lists, notes, Academy Players Directory, etc.
BOX 35C Titles and Credits
DGA correspondence re: credits, 1983; main titles, etc. with legal requirements; yellow "Fosse" notebook with notes on titles, spotting, and music spotting notes by reel
BOX 31C Research: notes on Hefner/Playboy,(Cis Rundle)
Letters and notes on Playboy Mansion activities and lifestyle by Cis Rundle to Bob Fosse
BOX 35B Music
Blue notebook "Top albums and singles, 1978, 79, 80; 1 Billboard Publications/research notebook
2 Billboard Publications/research notebooks
Press clipping; benefit invitation and thank you to Bob Fosse from Postgraduate Center for Mental Health (premiere beneficiary); 3 premiere souvenir programs
Memos, guest lists, theatre lists, screening schedules; screening notes (for editing)
BOX 31B "Patti James Notes"
James was Bob Fosse's California assistant; phone lists; cast/crew lists for Personal Best; information on photographer Mario Casilli
BOX 35A Publicity: production notes
Biographies; standard press stories on actors, locations, etc; Ladd Co. publicity Extensive; interview schedules; interviewer lists; memos, Lee Gross, Ladd Co.; Bob Fosse letter to Mariel Hemingway on publicity
BOX 31D Research: Stratten, "Saturday Show"
Excerpt from interview transcript
BOX 35A Correspondence
Miscellaneous: from critics; personal notes, telegrams; some Bob Fosse/Ladd Co. correspondence about film stock; Roger Rees/Bob Fosse correspondence on immigration matters; inquiries from individuals hoping to work as consultants on film; fan mail, reactions to film; WGA letter on withdrawal of WGA/Warner Bros. case, 1984
Editing Notes
Bob Fosse's extensive, handwritten editing notes
BOX 35B Screening Notes
Bob Fosse's handwritten notes, typed transcript
BOX 35A Correspondence, Special
Bogdanovich memo 3/5/82 to Bob Pawsner re: Star 80; Louise Hoogstraten (Stratten's sister) letter to Bob Fosse 8/29/83 and Bob Fosse letter draft response; Bob Fosse draft, special screening invitation to unknown person
BOX 35C Star 80 - Television Version
Lists of possible cuts for Television version of film
BOX 35A Looping
From Sound One, including voice over information - cue sheets, schedules, etc.
Continuity/reels, from folder dated 5/10/83
BOX 35B Music Timing Sheets
Bob Fosse's tabbed notebook of music timing sheets, with some notes
Music, Miscellaneous
Music department inventory; sheet music; annotated lyric sheets; Ladd Co. memos on song quotes, licensing fees; music spotting notes by reel; song sheets
BOX 31C Research: Autos
Brochures on various cars
BOX 35C Casting, notebook
Brown cover; including cast list, interview schedule and notes
Casting - "LA"
Cast lists, audition/interview schedules, audition scripts; Eric Roberts biography
BOX 35D Casting
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