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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

File consists of letters (1963 January 21-1972 December 12), Toronto, Ont., from various officials of CBC to Mordecai Richler; letters mainly about broadcasting works by M. Richler on CBC, publishing some material in Tamarack Review and featuring M. Richler on programs produced by CBC. Includes reference to the following: The incomparable Atuk; Such was St. Urbain Street; You bet your life; It's harder to be anybody; Some grist for Mervyn's mill; Kaplanski coming; The war, Chaverim, and after; The ordeal of Mortimer Griffin; St. Urbain's horseman; Leaving school; Life at the top; The looking glass war; Son of a smaller hero; Playing ball on Hampstead Heath; Cocksure; Sol Shansky discovers London, England; This year at the Arabian Nights Hotel; The street; Mortimer Griffin, Shalinsky, and how they settled the Jewish question; Maple leaf power time; The apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz; A choice of enemies.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

File consists of contracts (1954 July 21-1971 July 23), between the CBC and Mordecai Richler; contracts for rights to broadcast material by M. Richler on radio and television and for television appearance by M. Richler. Includes reference to the following: The secret of the kugel; Benny, the war in Europe, and Myerson's daughter Bella; You're as old as you feel; The hanged man's enemy; The acrobats; The doctor (Spain); A friend of the people; The beat boys; Mr. Soon; If you don't like Jack Hawkins, tell me; The incomparable Atuk; It's harder to be anybody; Such was St. Urbain Street; Sol Shansky discovers London, England; Going to New York; The spare room; St. Urbain's horseman.

Tamarack Review

File consists of letters (1965 August 20-1968 June 13), Toronto, Ont., from various persons connected with Tamarack Review to Mordecai Richler; letters concerning special tenth anniversary edition of the Tamarack Review and material for Penguin anthology to be edited by M. Richler.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

File consists of correspondence (n.d., 1954 April 22- 1962 October 18), Toronto, Ont., between various officials of CBC and Mordecai Richler; correspondence mainly dealing with writing and adaptation of M. Richler scripts for broadcast by CBC. Includes reference to the following: The acrobats; The secret of the kugel; Son of a smaller hero; Job hunting; The interview; A choice of enemies; Spain; Afternoon of a left-wing script writer; For services rendered; A friend of the people; The assassin; Harry; Mr. MacPherson; The panthers; Shapiro's boy, Benny, and Myerson's daughter Bella; Benny, the war in Europe, and Myerson's daughter Bella; Who killed Harry like the player piano; The apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz; Paid in full; You wouldn't talk like that if you were dead; The first time I left home; It's harder to be anybody; Such was St. Urbain Street; No love for Johnnie; The incomparable Atuk.

Q for Quest - untitled programs [television script]

File 1 consists of typescript first draft of television program featuring Richler, Duddy, Derek, Barney, Cohen and Virgil - narrated by M. Richler and broadcast on Q for Quest (1 item: 15 pages - incomplete). File 2 consists of typescript (carbon copy) first draft of MsC 36.40.15. includes repository photocopy typed letter (1 page) signed by the author enclosing "first draft" script "Q for Quest" from M. Richler to Robert Weaver (2 items: 21 pages) originally filed under MsC 36.2.55.61 - no date. File 3 consists of typescript (carbon copy) fragment for Q for Quest program featuring Duddy and Cohen narrated by M. Richler (1 item: 10 pages).

Canadian Conference Of The Arts

File consists of letters (1960 October 18-1961 May 16), Toronto, Ont., from officials of the Canadian Conference of the Arts to Mordecai Richler; letters about M. Richler's participation on literary panel at the 1961 Canadian Conference of the Arts.

Weaver, Robert

File consists of Canadian short stories : reviews, 1960 June 23-1960 August 28; Reviews detached from various newspapers. Canadian short stories, selected by R. Weaver, contains contribution by Mordecai Richler.

The year of the revolution : short story : reviews

  • CA ACU SPC F0008-S0003-FL0196
  • File
  • [1982 April 22 - 1982 September]
  • Part of Alden Nowlan fonds.

Photocopies of reviews of Small wonders, edited by Robert Weaver (CBC, 1982), which includes A. Nowlan's short story The year of the revolution. Includes two radio reviews and duplicates of two reviews. Most items forwarded by R. Weaver, and file includes repository photocopy of covering letter enclosing the reviews. Small wonders is a short story anthology comprised of stories commissioned by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for radio broadcast on Anthology. Includes references to the following: The year of the revolution.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

  • Correspondence (1976 April 12-1978 May 24), between representatives of CBC and Miriam Mandel.
  • Correspondence about submitting poetry for Anthology and poems selected from Lions at her face and Station 14. Includes photocopy of last item.
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