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Wolper, David L.



  • Existence: January 1, 1928 - August 10, 2010

Biographical Information

David Lloyd Wolper was an American television and film producer. He was born in New York City, New York on January 11, 1928. Wolper produced well-known television series including Roots and L.A. Confidential and the film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Wolper also produced many documentaries and documentary series such as Biography (1961-1963), The Race for Space (1959), Imagine: John Lennon, and more. He died on August 10, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.


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Amelia Earhart movietone film

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 197
Scope and Contents The Amelia Earhart movietone film is a 25 minute documentary television episode created by David Wolper for the Biography series (1961-1963). The film documents Amelia Earhart's life (1897-1937) including her upbringing and family, accomplishments in the field of aviation, and disappearance. It includes archival footage of Earhart, significant moments that occured during her life such as women gaining the right to vote and World War I, and her rise in the field of aviation including...
Dates: March 25, 1962