Scope and Content
Title: Al Lewis Radio and Television Scripts,
Date (inclusive): 1943-1954
Collection number: 136
Creator: Lewis, Al
(5.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Al Lewis was best known as a writer and director for the radio and television series
Our Miss Brooks. The collection consists of radio, television, and motion picture scripts related to Lewis's career.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
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is given on behalf of the Performing Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include
or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
[Identification of item], Al Lewis Collection of Radio and Television Scripts (Collection 136). Performing Arts Special Collections,
University of California, Los Angeles.
Al Lewis was best known as a writer and director. He began his career as an actor in vaudeville, plays, and motion pictures
and was a radio writer for Walter O'Keefe, Milton Berle, and Fred Allen. His numerous credits include the motion pictures
Ma and Pa Kettle and
Our Miss Brooks and the radio and television series
Our Miss Brooks.
Scope and Content
Collection consists primarily of radio scripts related to the career of writer and director Al Lewis. Includes scripts for
radio programs such as
Our Miss Brooks (June 23, 1948-February 28, 1954),
The Danny Kaye Show,
Sweeney and March,
The Philco Radio Times, and
Request Performance. Also includes television and motion picture scripts.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Lewis, Al -- Archives.
Our Miss Brooks (Radio program).
Radio writers -- United States -- Archival resources.
Television writers -- Archival resources.
- Lou Derman Collection of Television and Radio Scripts (Collection 99). Available at Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA.
- Collection of Radio and Television Scripts for the Series
Our Miss Brooks (Collection 60). Available at Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA.