Finding Aid for the Al Lewis Radio and Television Scripts, 1943-1954

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Finding Aid for the Al Lewis Radio and Television Scripts, 1943-1954

Collection number: 136

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UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections staff
Encoded by:
Cheryl E. Clayton and Caroline Cubé
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Al Lewis Radio and Television Scripts,
Date (inclusive): 1943-1954
Collection number: 136
Creator: Lewis, Al
Extent: 13 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
Repository: 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.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication 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

Gift, 1972.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Al Lewis Collection of Radio and Television Scripts (Collection 136). Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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, G.I. Journal, Mail Call, Sweeney and March, The Philco Radio Times, and Request Performance. Also includes television and motion picture scripts.

Indexing Terms

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.
Radio scripts.

Related Material

  • 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.

Container List

 

Comedy materials

 

SKETCHES AND MONOLOGUES

Box 13

(n.d.)

 

Motion Pictures

 

MA AND PA KETTLE

Box 13

(n.d.)

Physical Description: First draft.
Box 13

(n.d.)

Physical Description: Revised. first draft.
Box 13

(n.d.)

Physical Description: Revised final, 1948.
 

Radio

 

CAMEL PROGRAM (THE)

Box 13, Folder 1

( 2/18/1944 ).

Box 13, Folder 2

Production No: 70
( 7/21/1944 ).

Box 13, Folder 3

Production No: 72
( 8/4/1944 ).

Box 13, Folder 4

(n.d.)

Physical Description: Sketches (5 items)
 

COMMAND PERFORMANCE

Box 10, Folder 2

Production No: # 154
( 12/16/1944 ).

Box 11, Folder 4

Production No: # 203
( 12/20/1945 ).

Box 11, Folder 3

Production No: # 156
( 12/30/1944 ).

Box 11, Folder 1

Production No: # 140
( 9/30/1944 ).

 

DANNY KAYE SHOW

Box 12, Folder 8

( 11/16/1945 ).

Box 12, Folder 3

( 2/10/1945 ).

Box 12, Folder 4

( 2/17/1945 ).

Box 12, Folder 5

( 2/24/1945 ).

Box 12, Folder 2

( 2/3/1945 ).

Box 12, Folder 10

( 3/15/1946 ).

Box 12, Folder 11

( 3/22/1946 ).

Box 12, Folder 12

( 3/29/1946 ).

Box 12, Folder 6

( 3/3/1945 ).

Box 12, Folder 9

( 3/8/1946 ).

Box 12, Folder 14

( 4/12/1946 ).

Box 12, Folder 7

( 4/5/1945 ).

Box 12, Folder 13

( 4/5/1946 ).

Box 12, Folder 16

( 5/10/1946 ).

Box 12, Folder 17

( 5/24/1946 ).

Box 12, Folder 15

( 5/3/1946 ).

Box 12, Folder 18

( 5/31/1946 ).

 

G.I. JOURNAL

Box 10, Folder 1

Production No: 74
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 2

Production No: 69
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 3

Production No: 79
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 4

Production No: 80
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 5

Production No: 85
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 6

Production No: 86
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 7

Production No: 87
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 8

Production No: 88
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 9

Production No: 92
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 10

Production No: 93
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 11

Production No: 94
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 12

Production No: 98
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 13

Production No: # 102
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 14

Production No: # 103
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 15

Production No: # 114
(n.d.)

Box 10, Folder 16

Production No: # 123
(n.d.)

 

JUBILEE

Box 10, Folder 31

Production No: 79
( 5/8/1944 ).

Box 10, Folder 32

Production No: 92
(n.d.)

 

MAIL CALL

Box 10, Folder 24

Production No: # 127
( 1/17/1945 ).

Box 10, Folder 26

Production No: # 129
( 1/31/1945 ).

Box 10, Folder 17

Production No: 63
( 11/3/1943 ).

Box 10, Folder 19

Production No: 67
( 12/1/1943 ).

Box 10, Folder 27

Production No: # 134
( 2/28/1945 ).

Box 10, Folder 28

Production No: # 141
( 4/18/1945 ).

Box 10, Folder 21

Production No: 89
( 5/2/1944 ).

Box 10, Folder 29

Production No: # 149
( 6/13/1945 ).

Box 10, Folder 22

Production No: 97
( 6/21/1944 ).

Box 10, Folder 23

Production No: 99
( 7/5/1944 ).

Box 10, Folder 18

Production No: # 103
( 8/2/1944 ).

Box 10, Folder 30

Production No: # 159
( 8/29/1945 ).

Box 10, Folder 20

Production No: 74
(n.d.)

 

ONLY YESTERDAY

Box 13, Folder 5

( 3/14/1943 ).

Box 13, Folder 6

( 3/21/1943 ).

 

OUR MISS BROOKS

Box 3, Folder 12

( 1/1/1950 ).

Box 7, Folder 25

( 1/10/1953 ).

Box 7, Folder 23

( 1/11/1953 ).

Box 6, Folder 8

( 1/13/1952 ).

Box 4, Folder 25

( 1/14/1951 ).

Box 3, Folder 14

( 1/15/1950 ).

Box 1, Folder 21

( 1/2/1949 ).

Box 6, Folder 9

( 1/20/1952 ).

Box 4, Folder 26

( 1/21/1951 ).

Box 3, Folder 15

( 1/22/1950 ).

Box 8, Folder 20

( 1/22/1954 ).

Box 7, Folder 26

( 1/25/1953 ).

Box 6, Folder 10

( 1/27/1952 ).

Box 3, Folder 16

( 1/29/1950 ).

Box 1, Folder 24

( 1/30/1949 ).

Box 1, Folder 23

( 1/6/1949 ).

Box 6, Folder 7

( 1/6/1952 ).

Box 8, Folder 21

( 1/6/1954 ).

Box 4, Folder 24

( 1/7/1951 ).

Box 3, Folder 13

( 1/8/1950 ).

Box 1, Folder 22

( 1/9/1949 ).

Box 4, Folder 10

( 10/1/1950 ).

Box 1, Folder 10

( 10/10/1948 ).

Box 7, Folder 6

( 10/12/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 21

( 10/14/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 12

( 10/15/1950 ).

Box 1, Folder 11

( 10/17/1948 ).

Box 7, Folder 7

( 10/19/1952 ).

Box 8, Folder 13

( 10/19/1953 ).

Box 8, Folder 12

( 10/2/1953 ).

Box 5, Folder 22

( 10/21/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 13

( 10/22/1950 ).

Box 2, Folder 13

( 10/23/1949 ).

Box 8, Folder 14

( 10/23/1953 ).

Box 7, Folder 8

( 10/26/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 23

( 10/28/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 14

( 10/29/1950 ).

Box 1, Folder 9

( 10/3/1948 ).

Box 2, Folder 14

( 10/30/1949 ).

Box 8, Folder 15

( 10/30/1953 ).

Box 1, Folder 12

( 10/31/1948 ).

Box 7, Folder 5

( 10/5/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 20

( 10/7/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 11

( 10/8/1950 ).

Box 2, Folder 12

( 10/9/1949 ).

Box 5, Folder 25

( 11/11/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 16

( 11/12/1950 ).

Box 8, Folder 17

( 11/13/1953 ).

Box 1, Folder 14

( 11/14/1948 ).

Box 7, Folder 11

( 11/16/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 26

( 11/18/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 17

( 11/19/1950 ).

Box 7, Folder 9

( 11/2/1952 ).

Box 1, Folder 15

( 11/21/1948 ).

Box 7, Folder 13

( 11/23/1952 ).

Box 6, Folder 1

( 11/25/1951 ).

Box 8, Folder 18

( 11/27/1953 ).

Box 1, Folder 16

( 11/28/1948 ).

Box 5, Folder 24

( 11/4/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 15

( 11/5/1950 ).

Box 2, Folder 15

( 11/6/1949 ).

Box 8, Folder 16

( 11/6/1953 ).

Box 1, Folder 13

( 11/7/1948 ).

Box 7, Folder 10

( 11/9/1952 ).

Box 4, Folder 19

( 12/10/1950 ).

Box 7, Folder 21

( 12/10/1952 ).

Box 3, Folder 4

( 12/11/1949 ).

Box 1, Folder 18

( 12/12/1948 ).

Box 7, Folder 17

( 12/14/1952 ).

Box 6, Folder 4

( 12/16/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 20

( 12/17/1950 ).

Box 7, Folder 20

( 12/17/1952 ).

Box 3, Folder 5

( 12/18/1949 ).

Box 1, Folder 19

( 12/19/1948 ).

Box 6, Folder 2

( 12/2/1951 ).

Box 5, Folder 1

( 12/21/1950 ).

Box 7, Folder 18

( 12/21/1952 ).

Box 6, Folder 5

( 12/23/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 21

( 12/24/1950 ).

Box 3, Folder 6

( 12/25/1949 ).

Box 1, Folder 20

( 12/26/1948 ).

Box 4, Folder 23

( 12/28/1950 ).

Box 5, Folder 2

( 12/28/1950 ).

Box 4, Folder 18

( 12/3/1950 ).

Box 6, Folder 6

( 12/30/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 22

( 12/31/1950 ).

Box 3, Folder 3

( 12/4/1949 ).

Box 8, Folder 19

( 12/4/1953 ).

Box 1, Folder 17

( 12/5/1948 ).

Box 7, Folder 14

( 12/7/1952 ).

Box 6, Folder 3

( 12/9/1951 ).

Box 6, Folder 12

( 2/10/1952 ).

Box 3, Folder 18

( 2/12/1950 ).

Box 1, Folder 26

( 2/13/1949 ).

Box 8, Folder 3

( 2/15/1953 ).

Box 6, Folder 13

( 2/17/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 3

( 2/18/1951 ).

Box 3, Folder 19

( 2/19/1950 ).

Box 8, Folder 5

( 2/19/1953 ).

Box 8, Folder 22

( 2/19/1954 ).

Box 1, Folder 27

( 2/20/1949 ).

Box 6, Folder 14

( 2/24/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 4

( 2/25/1951 ).

Box 3, Folder 20

( 2/26/1950 ).

Box 2, Folder 1

( 2/27/1949 ).

Box 6, Folder 11

( 2/3/1952 ).

Box 3, Folder 17

( 2/5/1950 ).

Box 1, Folder 25

( 2/6/1949 ).

Box 8, Folder 1

( 2/8/1953 ).

Box 9, Folder 1

( 3/1/1953 ).

Box 5, Folder 6

( 3/11/1951 ).

Box 3, Folder 22

( 3/12/1950 ).

Box 9, Folder 3

( 3/12/1953 ).

Box 2, Folder 3

( 3/13/1949 ).

Box 6, Folder 17

( 3/16/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 7

( 3/18/1951 ).

Box 6, Folder 15

( 3/2/1952 ).

Box 2, Folder 4

( 3/20/1949 ).

Box 9, Folder 4

( 3/22/1953 ).

Box 6, Folder 18

( 3/23/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 8

( 3/25/1951 ).

Box 3, Folder 23

( 3/26/1950 ).

Box 2, Folder 5

( 3/27/1949 ).

Box 9, Folder 5

( 3/29/1953 ).

Box 6, Folder 19

( 3/30/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 5

( 3/4/1951 ).

Box 3, Folder 21

( 3/5/1950 ).

Box 2, Folder 2

( 3/6/1949 ).

Box 9, Folder 2

( 3/8/1953 ).

Box 6, Folder 16

( 3/9/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 9

( 4/1/1951 ).

Box 3, Folder 8

( 4/10/1949 ).

Box 8, Folder 25

( 4/12/1953 ).

Box 6, Folder 21

( 4/13/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 11

( 4/15/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 1

( 4/16/1950 ).

Box 3, Folder 9

( 4/17/1949 ).

Box 8, Folder 27

( 4/19/1953 ).

Box 3, Folder 24

( 4/2/1950 ).

Box 5, Folder 12

( 4/22/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 2

( 4/23/1950 ).

Box 8, Folder 6

( 4/23/1953 ).

Box 3, Folder 10

( 4/24/1949 ).

Box 9, Folder 6

( 4/26/1953 ).

Box 6, Folder 22

( 4/27/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 13

( 4/29/1951 ).

Box 3, Folder 7

( 4/3/1949 ).

Box 4, Folder 3

( 4/30/1950 ).

Box 8, Folder 7

( 4/30/1953 ).

Box 8, Folder 23

( 4/5/1953 ).

Box 6, Folder 20

( 4/6/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 10

( 4/8/1951 ).

Box 3, Folder 25

( 4/9/1950 ).

Box 3, Folder 11

( 5/1/1949 ).

Box 6, Folder 24

( 5/11/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 14

( 5/13/1951 ).

Box 4, Folder 5

( 5/14/1950 ).

Box 8, Folder 8

( 5/14/1953 ).

Box 2, Folder 17

( 5/15/1949 ).

Box 9, Folder 8

( 5/17/1953 ).

Box 6, Folder 25

( 5/18/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 15

( 5/20/1951 ).

Box 8, Folder 9

( 5/21/1953 ).

Box 2, Folder 18

( 5/22/1949 ).

Box 5, Folder 18

( 5/24/1951 ).

Box 9, Folder 9

( 5/24/1953 ).

Box 5, Folder 16

( 5/27/1951 ).

Box 2, Folder 19

( 5/29/1949 ).

Box 9, Folder 7

( 5/3/1953 ).

Box 9, Folder 10

( 5/31/1953 ).

Box 6, Folder 23

( 5/4/1952 ).

Box 4, Folder 4

( 5/7/1950 ).

Box 2, Folder 16

( 5/8/1949 ).

Box 6, Folder 27

( 6/1/1952 ).

Box 5, Folder 17

( 6/10/1951 ).

Box 2, Folder 21

( 6/12/1949 ).

Box 7, Folder 2

( 6/15/1952 ).

Box 7, Folder 3

( 6/22/1952 ).

Box 1, Folder 1

( 6/23/1948 ).

Box 6, Folder 26

( 6/25/1952 ).

Box 7, Folder 4

( 6/29/1952 ).

Box 2, Folder 20

( 6/5/1949 ).

Box 5, Folder 19

( 6/7/1951 ).

Box 7, Folder 1

( 6/8/1952 ).

Box 2, Folder 23

( 7/10/1949 ).

Box 1, Folder 2

( 7/12/1948 ).

Box 2, Folder 24

( 7/17/1949 ).

Box 2, Folder 25

( 7/24/1949 ).

Box 1, Folder 3

( 7/26/1948 ).

Box 2, Folder 22

( 7/3/1949 ).

Box 3, Folder 1

( 7/31/1949 ).

Box 2, Folder 6

( 8/14/1949 ).

Box 1, Folder 4

( 8/16/1948 ).

Box 2, Folder 8

( 8/19/1949 ).

Box 2, Folder 7

( 8/21/1949 ).

Box 1, Folder 6

( 8/23/1948 ).

Box 3, Folder 2

( 8/7/1949 ).

Box 1, Folder 5

( 8/9/1948 ).

Box 4, Folder 7

( 9/10/1950 ).

Box 2, Folder 9

( 9/11/1949 ).

Box 4, Folder 8

( 9/17/1950 ).

Box 2, Folder 10

( 9/18/1949 ).

Box 8, Folder 10

( 9/18/1953 ).

Box 1, Folder 7

( 9/19/1948 ).

Box 4, Folder 9

( 9/24/1950 ).

Box 2, Folder 11

( 9/25/1949 ).

Box 8, Folder 11

( 9/25/1953 ).

Box 1, Folder 8

( 9/26/1948 ).

Box 4, Folder 6

( 9/3/1950 ).

 

PHILCO RADIO TIME

Box 11, Folder 12

Production No: 15
( 1/7/1947 ).

Box 11, Folder 8

Production No: 7
( 11/12/1946 ).

Box 11, Folder 9

Production No: 8
( 11/18/1946 ).

Box 11, Folder 10

Production No: 9
( 11/24/1946 ).

Box 11, Folder 11

Production No: 14
( 12/23/1946 ).

Box 11, Folder 5

Production No: 1
(n.d.)

Box 11, Folder 6

Production No: 2
(n.d.)

Box 11, Folder 7

Production No: 3
(n.d.)

 

REQUEST PERFORMANCE

Box 11, Folder 13

Production No: 2
( 10/14/1945 ).

Box 11, Folder 15

Production No: 8
( 11/25/1945 ).

Box 11, Folder 14

Production No: 5
( 11/4/1945 ).

Box 11, Folder 18

Production No: 11
( 12/16/1945 ).

Box 11, Folder 16

Production No: 9
( 12/2/1945 ).

Box 11, Folder 17

Production No: 10
( 12/9/1945 ).

 

SWEENEY AND MARCH

Box 11, Folder 26

( 1/21/1948 ).

Box 11, Folder 27

( 1/28/1948 ).

Box 11, Folder 22

( 10/22/1947 ).

Box 11, Folder 23

( 11/5/1947 ).

Box 11, Folder 24

( 12/10/1947 ).

Box 11, Folder 25

( 12/17/1947 ).

Box 11, Folder 19

( 12/23/1946 ).

Box 11, Folder 20

( 2/24/1947 ).

Box , Folder 21

( 8/30/1947 ).

Box 12, Folder 1

(n.d.)

Physical Description: Sketches.
 

Television

 

CAMEL COMEDY CARAVAN

Box 13

(n.d.)

Physical Description: Sketches (8 items)
 

OUR MISS BROOKS

Box 13

(n.d.)

Physical Description: Undated items (7)
 

VARIETY GIRL

Box 13

(n.d.)

Physical Description: Sketches, 1946 (18)