Abe Burrows collection of sound recordings [sound recording]

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Abe Burrows collection of sound recordings [sound recording]

This collection contains recordings of the complete runs of both "The Abe Burrows Show" and "Breakfast with Burrows." There are also recordings of many of the numerous guest appearances Burrows made on other radio and television programs such as "The Bing Crosby Show" and shows for which he was a writer, such as "The Philip Morris Holiday Show." In addition, there are home and private recordings of the Burrows family and 3 unproduced musicals: "Jacobowsky," "Tango Mogador" and "Poilu.".

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Stevens, Roger, Sir, 1906-

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Whiting, Margaret

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Crouse, Russel, 1893-1966

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American playwright, journalist, and producer. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], to Perry, [194-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923790 ...

Lindsay, Dorothy Stickney

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Hildegarde, 1906-

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Burke, George

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Styne, Jule, 1905-1994

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Previews began Oct. 20, 1980, at the Palace Theatre, New York, N.Y. After 8 performances it closed without ever opening officially. Charles Kimbrough and Jack Weston were in the cast album released by Original Cast Records. From the description of One night stand / music and scoring by Jule Styne ; book and lyrics by Herb Gardner, 1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 764469120 Composer of "Gypsy" and other music. From the description of Autograph ...

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Barnes, Binnie, 1905-

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Burrows, Carin

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Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964

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Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai 1844-1908

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Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990

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Carney, Art, 1918-2003

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Burrows, Abe, 1910-1985

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Abe Burrows (1910-1985), pulitzer prize-winning playwright, lyricist, director, screenwriter, comedian and play doctor was born Abram S. Burrows on December 18, 1910 in New York City to Louis and Julia Burrows. He graduated from New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn and attended City College and New York University first in a pre-med program and then studying accounting. In 1931 he was hired by a brokerage firm on Wall Street where he worked for three years. He then worked...

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Scott, Raymond

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Foster, Stephen Collins

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Burrows, James, 1940-

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Barbour, Lyndall

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Adler, Larry, 1939-

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Martin, Hugh, 1914-2011

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LeMond, Bob

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Cahn, Sammy

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Feur, Cy

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Henderson, Ray

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Maxwell, Eddie

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Duddy, Lyn

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Slezak, Walter

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Healy, Mary

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Lewis, Emory.

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Macrae, Sheila

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Desmond, Johnny

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Kern, Jerome

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Khachaturi︠a︡n, Aram, 1903-1978

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For another edition with score and parts, see callno.: 231p.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Piano concerto / Khachaturian. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 302275818 Soviet composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Moscow, 16 January 1961, to James Fuld, 1961 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873463 Soviet composer of Armenian descent. From the description of R...

Smith, H. Alan

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Blake, C. C

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Bennett, Tony, 1926-

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Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz. He is also a painter, having created works under the name Anthony Benedetto that are on permanent public display in several institutions. He is the founder of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens, New York. Born and raised in Astoria to an Italian-American family, Bennett began singing at an early age. He...

Mirandy, Dora

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Carlyle, Louise

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Pryor, Arthur, 1870-1942

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Zolotow, Maurice, 1913-1991

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Webb, Chick

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Caesar, Sid, 1922-2014

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Actor and comedian. From the description of Sid Caesar papers, 1950-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983146 Biographical Note 1922, Sept. 8 Born, Yonkers, N.Y. 1939 1942 New York City ...

Lyn Duddy Singers

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Ruby, Harry

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Songwriter; interviewee b.1895, d.1974. From the description of Reminiscences of Harry Ruby : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122684149 American composer. From the description of Harry Ruby letter to Irving Brown, 1963 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 722849700 From the description of Harry Ruby letter to Irving Brown, 1961 Sept. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 722849664 From the de...

Arden, Toni

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Adams, Stanley

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Gable, Martin

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Smith, Jack, 1918? -

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Mead, Shepherd

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Diener, Joan

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