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Television comedy writers -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Jay Burton scripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2028

This collection consists of scripts of American comedy writer Jay Burton (1916-1993). This collection includes sketches and scripts for The Texaco Star Theatre, The Buick-Berle Show, The Perry Como Show, The Julius Larosa Show, and 11 volumes of monologues for Milton Berle.

Dates: 1948 - 1959

Elias Davis television scripts

Identifier: 2188

This collection includes the scripts and episode treatments of American television writer and producer Elias Davis.

Dates: 1968 - 1995

Hal Goodman and Larry Klein television production collection

Identifier: 2205

This collection contains scripts, monologues, production notes, and a few small film reels of television spots that were written by the American screenwriting and producing team of Hal Goodman and Larry Klein ranging from 1946 to 1969.

Dates: 1946 - 1969

Al Gordon collection of television and radio scripts

Identifier: 2141

This collection contains scripts for radio and television programs produced between 1946 and 1981. The scripts were collected by contributing comedy writer Al Gordon (1923-2012).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1946 - 1980

Green Acres television scripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2618

This collection consists of scripts for the television series "Green Acres," which ran from 1965 to 1971.

Dates: 1965 - 1971

Ernie Kovacs collection

Identifier: 2193

This collection primarily contains scripts, rundowns, and notes from the career of Ernie Kovacs, circa 1951-1961. The collection also contains small amounts of other production material including treatments, prop lists, guest lists, cue sheets, lyric sheets, and other related items.

Dates: 1951 - 1961