Jeff Martin Collection

Jeff Martin Collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Johnson , Doug
Title: Jeff Martin Collection
Dates: 1953-1955
Quantity: 1.0 Linear Foot (2 boxes and 22 films)
Coll. Number: ms3773

Biographical/Historical Note

The Bennetts premiered on July 6, 1953 on the NBC network and was cancelled in Janaury 1954. The fifteen minute weekday soap opera focused on the lives of the Bennett's and their neighbors Blaney and Meg Cobb.

Hawkins Falls (1950-1955) was an early American television soap opera created by Doug Johnson. The series was originally aired as a one hour weekly drama; however in 1951, the program was changed to a fifteen minute weekday soap opera.


Scope and Content Note

This collection includes scripts and kinescopes from the television programs The Bennetts and Hawkins Falls.


Index Terms

Hawkins Falls (Television program)
Kinescope.
Martin, Jeffrey
Television scripts.
Television soap operas.
Television.
The Bennetts (Television program)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Jeff Martin Collection, ms 3773. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

Though the collection is open for research, the audiovisual recordings do not have reference copies; however, reference copies are available upon request. Audiovisual research requests are dependent upon the format and condition of the recordings.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Hawkins Falls, 1953-1955



1.1 Scripts

BoxFolder
111952 October 7
21952 October 8
31952 October 10
41952 October 13
51952 October 15
61952 October 24
71954 March 26
81954 March 30
91954 April 1
101954 April 5
111954 April 13
121954 April 14
131954 April 29
141955 February 25
151955 February 26
161955 February 27
171955 May 31
181955 June 3
191955 June 7
201955 June 9



1.2 Kinescopes

Though the collection is open for research, the kinescopes do not have reference copies; however, reference copies are available upon request. Audiovisual research requests are dependent upon the format and condition of the recordings.
Item
martin_0181953 May 4
Item
martin_0191954 April 15
Item
martin_0201954 April 20
Item
martin_0211955 May 25
Item
martin_0221955 June 10
 

2. The Bennetts, 1953-1954



2.1 Scripts

BoxFolder
1211952 December 17
221953 July 6
231953 July 8
241953 July 10
251953 July 13
261953 July 15
271953 July 17
281953 July 20
291953 July 21
301953 July 24
BoxFolder
211953 July 28
Kinescope available.
21953 July 29
31953 July 30
41953 August 3
51953 August 4
61953 August 5
71953 August 6
81953 August 10
91953 August 13
101953 August 24
Kinescope available.
111953 October 8
121953 October 9
131953 October 12
141953 October 13
Kinescope available.
151953 October 14
Kinescope available.
161953 October 16
Kinescope available.
171953 October 19
181953 October 21
Kinescope available.
191953 October 22
201953 October 23
Kinescope available.
211953 October 27
221953 October 28
231953 October 29
241953 October 30
Kinescope available.
251953 November 2
Kinescope available.
261953 November 3
271953 November 20
Kinescope available.
281953 December 9
Kinescope available.
291953 December 15
Kinescope available.
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2.2 Kinescopes

Though the collection is open for research, the kinescopes do not have reference copies; however, reference copies are available upon request. Audiovisual research requests are dependent upon the format and condition of the recordings.
Item
martin_0151953 July 7, 14
Scene in artist's studio, talking to Meg, calls Wayne, invites him and Nancy over, Ellie arrives [EDIT], Title card, scene of artist at home, wife nags him about finishing the painting, Nancy arrives--different actress from later episodes, read paper, Bert arrested for theft, they give Ellie a job as a model, then scene in Bennet's office wit secretary and visitor re: Wayne's case, Compilation admits he's purjured himself; closing credits.
Item
martin_0011953 July 16
Item
martin_0021953 July 22
Item
martin_0031953 July 28
Script is available.
Item
martin_0041953 August 24
Script is available.
Item
martin_0051953 October 13
Script is available.
Item
martin_0061953 October 14
Script is available.
Item
martin_0071953 October 16
Script is available.
Item
martin_0101953 October 21
Script is available.
Item
martin_0111953 October 23
Script is available.
Item
martin_0121953 October 30
Script is available.
Item
martin_0131953 November 2
Script is available.
Item
martin_0141953 November 20
Script is available.
Item
martin_0161953 December 9
Script is available.
Item
martin_0171953 December 15
Scene at artist home with Bert and Ellie, little girl going to dance lesson, Bert and Ellie are back together and she is pregnant; phone call from Nancy Bennett and they may be having a fight; [EDIT] opening credits again; "Three hours have passed since Nancy Bennett left for a supposedly simple errand to the store..." Wayne at home; Nancy has stolen a ledger that is necessary for Wayne to defend himself; dream sequence! Burt playing piano; dream has Stavey Victor cleaning a machine gun; Burt refers to his wife having a child; reference to multiple dream sequences; Scene with Nancy and Wayne about the books; closing credits;
Script is available.