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George Bonnell collection of Your Show of Shows scripts

Title
George Bonnell collection of Your Show of Shows scripts, 1950.
Author
Bonnell, George.

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Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1992-004 Box 1Offsite

Details

Description
.42 linear foot (1 box)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television scripts.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photocopying and photographs will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Terms of Use (note)
  • The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
Source (note)
  • Gift of Victoria E. Bonnell, 1992.
Call Number
*T-Mss 1992-004
OCLC
894704838
Author
Bonnell, George.
Title
George Bonnell collection of Your Show of Shows scripts, 1950.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photocopying and photographs will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
George Bonnell was a Broadway actor who performed under the name Sam Bonnell from the 1930s to the 1950s. Bonnell worked in an uncredited production position for Your Show of Shows, a televised variety show broadcast on NBC from the International Theatre in New York City. The program, which aired from 1950 to 1954, was hosted by a celebrity guest each week and starred Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. The collection contains Bonnell's copies of scripts for 8 episodes of Your Show of Shows broadcast between February and April of 1950. Scripts contain song lyrics, skit dialogue, and Caesar's monologues. Prop lists and the running order for each episode feature Bonnell's annotations. The collection also holds one review of the show's premiere.
Terms Of Use
The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
Source
Gift of Victoria E. Bonnell, 1992.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1992-004
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