Collection of 14 original annotated scripts from March 21, to June 27, 1945 for "The Milton ... Collection of 14 original annotated scripts from March 21, to June 27, 1945 for "The Milton ... Collection of 14 original annotated scripts from March 21, to June 27, 1945 for "The Milton ...

Collection of 14 original annotated scripts from March 21, to June 27, 1945 for "The Milton Berle* Show" [FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF LOU DERMAN**]

Derman, Lou

Published by NP, NP, 1945
Condition: g to vg Hardcover
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Large quarto. [19], [13], [13], [27], [21], [13], [11], [10], [11], [15], [15], [10], [14], [16] leaves. Original vintage full tan cloth Rutgers binder. This unique collection consists of 14 scripts (original and carbon copies) written by Lou Derman for Berle's celebrated radio program "The Milton Berle Show."Except for June 13th, the binder contains all the scripts running from March 21st to June 27th, 1945. Many pages of the various scripts have been annotated by Lou Derman himself.Binder sunned. Pages slightly age-toned throughout. *Milton Berle (1908-2002) is most remembered as television's first superstar. His career is one of the longest and most varied in show business, spanning silent films (as a child actor), vaudeville, radio shows, motion pictures, and television. He debuted on radio in 1934 and during the 1940s hosted a variety of shows including the "Texaco Star Theater." Berle was host for the premiere episode of the television version of the "Texaco Star Theater" (June 1948) and was eventually made permanent host. The show received an Emmy for "Best Kinescope Show" (1949). The program was renamed the "Buick-Berle Show" (1953) and later renamed to "The Milton Berle Show" (1954). Regular performers (1948-53) included: Fatso Marco, Ruth Gilbert, and Bobby Sherwood. ** Lou Derman (1914-1976) was a comedy writer whose numerous credits include co-creator and head writer of the television series "Mr. Ed," and writer and producer of "All in the Family.". Bookseller Inventory # 40688

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Title: Collection of 14 original annotated scripts ...

Publisher: NP, NP

Publication Date: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g to vg

Edition: Original document.

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