Ruth Brooks Flippen was a prolific television and motion picture writer. Among her credits are the television series Bewitched,
My World and Welcome to It, and Days of Our Lives and the motion pictures Gidget Goes Hawaiian, Sail a Crooked Ship, and Gidget
Goes to Rome. Collection includes scripts, research, notes, photographs, and clippings related to her career. In addition
there are personal photographs, correspondence, and papers pertaining to actor and comedian Jay C. Flippen.
Ruth Albertina Brooks was born in Brooklyn, NY on Sept. 14, 1921. Among her numerous credits are the television television
programs Bewitched, My World and Welcome to It, and Days of Our Lives and motion pictures Gidget Goes Hawaiian, Sail a Crooked
Ship, and Gidget Goes to Rome. She was married to actor and comedian Jay C. Flippen, and was the Emmy recipient for Oh Baby,
Baby, Baby. Ruth Brooks Flippen died in Marina del Rey, CA on July 9, 1981.
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