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Film scripts, screenplays and related records - general

Sub-series consists of scripts and screenplays written by Norman Klenman, alone and in collaboration with others, for feature and short films, produced and not produced, as well as related records. Additional material includes related notes, correspondence, contracts, research material, and moving images. Includes screenplays for “Beggarman’s Game,” “Dilbeck Junior,” “The Ecstasy of Rita Joe,” “A Forest of Eyes,” Ivy League Killers (a.k.a. “The Fast Ones”), “Nails,” "Now That April’s Here," “Passion” (based on The Gambler), “Riel”, and “Voices,” as well as a number of other scripts written for the National Film Board and CBC-TV. Series also includes two "Ivy League Killers" film reels.

General scripts, screenplays and related records

Series consists of radio play scripts and various screenplays for film and television, including many in draft format, as well as story outlines, project notes and research, and a few articles written by Norman Klenman.

Television scripts, screenplays and related records

Series consists of draft and final version scripts and screenplays for television film series, plays and serial programs, produced and not produced, as well as related records. The majority of the scripts and screenplays were written by Klenman; others are based on his writings. Includes scripts and screenplays written for CBC-TV, 20th Century Fox, QM Productions and Universal Television Productions, and the following television series: "The Danny Thomas Hour", "The Felony Squad", "I Dream of Jeannie", "The Invaders", "The Iron Horse", "Our Man Flint", "The Phoenix Team", "Quest", "The Seaway", "The Starlost", and "The Survivors". Screenplay projects for CBC include “H.R. : H.R. MacMillan – the early years” for the series "The Winners"; dramatizations of Barry Broadfoot’s "Six War Years" and Henrik Ibsen’s "An Enemy of the People"; as well as “Sam. Johnson” and “Tim Buck : Shooting Reds in the Kingston Pen,” neither of which were produced. Also included in the series are three film reels for "California Dreamin’" (1968) an hour-long documentary for CTV about the migration of Canadian talent to Hollywood, and Klenman’s story ideas for several popular television series, including "Bonanza", "Daniel Boone", "The F.B.I.", "Felony Squad", "The Fugitive", "Jericho", "Judd for the Defense", "The Invaders", "The Iron Horse", "I Spy", "It Takes a Thief", "Mannix", "Mission Impossible", "The Outsider", "Run for Your Life", "Star Trek" and "Tarzan".

Correspondence and personal records

Series includes correspondence between Peter Buitenhuis and various friends, colleagues, and peers—including Margaret Atwood, Timothy "Tiff" Findley, Northrop Frye, Thomas Wolfe, Adrienne Clarkson, Norman Holmes Pearson, Glynn Beard, Earle Birney, Anne Cameron, Joy Kogawa, Nigel Nicolson, Peter Such, Derek Martinus, Richard Stern, Betty Lambert, and Scott Symons (see files F-242-4-0-0-1 "Correspondence", F-242-4-0-0-2 "Correspondence: II L-Z," vol 1, and F-242-4-0-0-13 Scott Symons--please note that some original documents have been removed from the files and replaced with photocopies). Series also includes records relating to Buitenhuis's personal affairs, including financial records; party arrangements; church activities; and advocacy interests and involvement. Topics documented include the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) program "Ideas," publications and manuscripts by Buitenhuis as well as other authors, Ford Maddox Ford, the Public Lending Right Commission, West Coast Energy, and Park Royal Shopping Centre.

Records primarily consist of correspondence, but also include forms, a notebook, brochures, and reports.

Norman Klenman fonds

  • MsC 101
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1946]-2011

Fonds consists of correspondence, scripts, screenplays, newsletters, articles, films and other records created or accumulated by Norman Klenman over the course of his career as a journalist, film and television writer and producer, and the joint owner of the CKVU television station. The records include draft and final version scripts and screenplays and related records for radio, television, and film (both produced and unproduced). Also included is correspondence, agreements and financial and project-related records of various production companies of which Klenman was a joint owner, in particular Galanty Productions Limited (Galanty Limited). The fonds also contains some personal records; these include correspondence pertaining to Klenman’s career, as well as articles and other writings by Klenman. The records have been arranged into the following six series: Personal records (2002-2010); Articles and general writings (1986-2006); Business files (1952-2004); General scripts, screenplays and related records ([ca. 1946]-2010); Television scripts, screenplays and related records (1956-2010); Film scripts, screenplays and related records (1953-2008); and CKVU records (1958-2011).

Klenman, Norman