Lucille Kallen papers 1938-1999


Lucille Kallen papers 1938-1999

Lucille Kallen was a published author as well as a prolific writer for radio, television, and stage. In the 1950s, she was the only female writer on the staff of Sid Caesar’s . Today she is best known as the author of the mystery novels. This collection of personal papers, correspondence, manuscripts, television and theater scripts, and production materials provides insight into her life and work. Your Show of Shows C. B. Greenfield

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