Lou Derman 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. The collection consists of bound volumes of various radio and television scripts related to Dermans comedy writing career.
Lou Derman was born in (approximately) 1914 and was educated at New York University. As a television comedy writer, he was
co-creator and head writer of the Mr. Ed television series (6 years), head writer of December Bride (4 years), and writer and producer of All in the Family. Derman died on February 15, 1976.
(81 bound volumes)
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