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James W. Case Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M354

James Case Colletion: James "Jim" Case was born in 1927 and graduated from the University of Denver in 1950. He worked for NBC as a film producer for Howdy Doody and production assistant for Your Show of Shows, "All Star Review", and "Colgate Comedy Hour". Later in life he work for KRMA the educational station in Denver as the first program director. The collection contains personal papers, photographs, and station notes from the varios stations Case worked for during his career. The collection also contains 16 milimeter film that Case produced or directed.

Dates

  • 1950-2006

Creator

Extent

0 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This collection contains: photographs from NBC, KRMA, and various other productions; 16 millimeter films that Case produced or directed; personal paper; publicity documents from various television stations; and newspaper clippings. The collection is 1 record box, 2 half document boxes, a scrapbook box, and 2 boxes of film.

Biographical / Historical

James Case was born in 1927 and graduated from the University of Denver with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio and Television Department. He began working at NBC in New York City as a page and eventually became the film producer for Howdy Doody and production assistant for Your Show of Shows, "All Star Review", and "Colgate Comedy Hour". He eventually became the first director of Denver Colorado's first educational television station KRMA which first went on air on January 30, 1956. Some notable series he produced and directed for KRMA are The Ragtime Era with Max Morath and The Naturalists. Case passed away on March 19, 2012.

General

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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