Radio-Television scripts, 1936-1950.


Radio-Television scripts, 1936-1950.

This collection of scripts is dominated by the NBC Radio Network scripts for the Abbott and Costello Show, a show sponsored by Camel cigarettes beginning in 1942. The announcer for the Camel Caravan was Ken Niles and the following performers participated in the weekly program; Gene Austin, Jack Bailey, and Dick Lane. There are also scripts for the Oscar & Elmer Show and for a 1950 television show, Comedy of errors. Another producer listed, in addition to Joe Penner, was Don Prindle.

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Penner, Joe, 1904-1941 (person)

Costello, Lou (person)

Niles, Ken (person)

Bailey, Jackie (person)

Prindle, Don. (person)

Abbott, Bud (person)

Lane, D.R. (person)

Austin, Gene, 1900-1972 (person)