Finding Aid for the Collection of Television Scripts for The Phil Silvers Show, 1957-1959

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Television Scripts for The Phil Silvers Show
Date (inclusive): 1957-1959
Collection number: 54
Extent: 5 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
Abstract: The Phil Silvers Show was created by Nat Hiken and starred Phil Silvers as Master Sergeant Ernie Bilko. Collection consists of scripts from the television series.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Television Scripts for The Phil Silvers Show (Collection 54). Performing Arts Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

The Phil Silvers Show (September 1955- September 1959) was created by Nat Hiken and starred Phil Silvers as Master Sergeant Ernie Bilko. In syndication the reruns were titled Sergeant Bilko. Regular supporting cast included: Harvey Lembeck, Allan Melvin, Paul Ford, Elisabeth Fraser, Maurice Gosfield, Herbie Faye, Billy Sands, Mickey Freeman, Hope Sansberry, Joe E. Ross, Jimmy Little, Beatrice Pons, and Nicholas Saunders.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of scripts for the television series The Phil Silvers Show (program numbers 73-157, July 1957-May 1959).

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Arranged chronologically.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Television writers--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Television scripts.

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Phil Silvers Show.

Related Material

Rod Amateau Collection of Television Series Scripts (Collection 88). Available at Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

Box 2, Folder 11

Program No: Program No.: 96
BILKO - MALE MODEL Dated: 2/13/1958

Box 4, Folder 3

Program No: Program No.: 118
BILKO AND THE CHAPLAIN Dated: 10/2/1958

Box 2, Folder 12

Program No: Program No.: 97
BILKO AND THE COLONEL'S INHERITANCE Dated: 2/20/1958

Box 2, Folder 1

Program No: Program No.: 88
BILKO AND THE COLONEL'S SECRETARY Dated: 10/31/1957

Box 1, Folder 11

Program No: Program No.: 83
BILKO AND THE FLYING SAUCERS Dated: 9/26/1957

Box 4, Folder 6

Program No: Program No.: 121
BILKO AND THE MEDIUM Dated: 10/23/1958

Box 1, Folder 14

Program No: Program No.: 86
BILKO AT BAY Dated: 10/17/1957

Box 1, Folder 6

Program No: Program No.: 78
BILKO BUYS A CLUB Dated: 8/22/1957

Box 5, Folder 10

Program No: Program No.: 140
BILKO IN OUTER SPACE Dated: 4/30/1959

Box 3, Folder 15

Program No: Program No.: 115
BILKO JOINS THE NAVY Dated: 9/11/1958

Box 1, Folder 2

Program No: Program No.: 74
BILKO LIVES IT UP

Box 4, Folder 2

Program No: Program No.: 117
BILKO PRESENTS THE MCGUIRE SISTERS Dated: 9/25/1958

Box 3, Folder 2

Program No: Program No.: 102
BILKO RETIRES FROM GAMBLING Dated: 4/10/1958

Box 2, Folder 7

Program No: Program No.: 93
BILKO SAVES RITZIK'S MARRIAGE Dated: 1/23/1958

Box 2, Folder 2

Program No: Program No.: 89
BILKO STARS KAY KENDALL Dated: 11/5/1957

Box 1, Folder 10

Program No: Program No.: 82
BILKO TALKS IN HIS SLEEP Dated: 9/19/1957

Box 2, Folder 8

Program No: Program No.: 94
BILKO THE ART LOVER Dated: 1/30/1958

Box 2, Folder 9

Program No: Program No.: 94
BILKO THE ART LOVER (REV. VERSION) Dated: 1/30/1958

Box 5, Folder 4

Program No: Program No.: 134
BILKO THE BUTLER Dated: 3/5/1959

Box 2, Folder 10

Program No: Program No.: 95
BILKO THE GENIVS Dated: 2/6/1958

Box 3, Folder 13

Program No: Program No.: 113
BILKO THE POTATO SACK KING Dated: 8/28/1958

Box 3, Folder 10

Program No: Program No.: 110
BILKO VERSUS COVINGTON Dated: 6/19/1958

Box 3, Folder 14

Program No: Program No.: 114
BILKO'S ALLERGY Dated: 9/4/1958

Box 5, Folder 1

Program No: Program No.: 131
BILKO'S APE MAN Dated: 2/12/1959

Box 3, Folder 11

Program No: Program No.: 111
BILKO'S BIG WOMAN HUNT Dated: 8/14/1958

Box 4, Folder 7

Program No: Program No.: 122
BILKO'S BOPSTER Dated: 11/26/1958

Box 1, Folder 1

Program No: Program No.: 73
BILKO'S BOYS TOWN Dated: 7/19/1957

Box 5, Folder 8

Program No: Program No.: 138
BILKO'S CASINO Dated: 1/16/1959

Box 2, Folder 14

Program No: Program No.: 99
BILKO'S CHINESE RESTAURANT Dated: 3/6/1958

Box 1, Folder 13

Program No: Program No.: 85
BILKO'S COUSIN Dated: 10/10/1957

Box 4, Folder 10

Program No: Program No.: 125
BILKO'S CREDIT CARD Dated: 12/18/1958

Box 3, Folder 9

Program No: Program No.: 109
BILKO'S DE LUXE TOURS Dated: 6/12/1958

Box 1, Folder 4

Program No: Program No.: 76
BILKO'S DOUBLE LIFE Dated: 8/8/1957

Box 4, Folder 14

Program No: Program No.: 129
BILKO'S FORMULA 7 Dated: 1/29/1959

Box 4, Folder 1

Program No: Program No.: 116
BILKO'S GIVEAWAY SHOWS Dated: 9/18/1958

Box 5, Folder 2

Program No: Program No.: 132
BILKO'S GODSON Dated: 2/19/1959

Box 4, Folder 9

Program No: Program No.: 124
BILKO'S GRAND HOTEL Dated: 12/11/1958

Box 4, Folder 8

Program No: Program No.: 123
BILKO'S HOLLYWOOD ROMANCE Dated: 12/4/1958

Box 2, Folder 13

Program No: Program No.: 98
BILKO'S HONEYMOON Dated: 2/27/1958

Box 3, Folder 4

Program No: Program No.: 104
BILKO'S INSURANCE COMPANY Dated: 4/24/1958

Box 1, Folder 15

Program No: Program No.: 87
BILKO'S PIGEONS Dated: 10/17/1957

Box 3, Folder 5

Program No: Program No.: 105
BILKO'S PRIZE POODLE Dated: 5/1/1958

Box 3, Folder 6

Program No: Program No.: 106
BILKO'S SCHOOLDAYS Dated: 5/22/1958

Box 4, Folder 5

Program No: Program No.: 120
BILKO'S SECRET MISSION Dated: 10/16/1958

Box 4, Folder 13

Program No: Program No.: 128
BILKO'S SHARPSHOOTER Dated: 1/8/1959

Box 5, Folder 6

Program No: Program No.: 136
BILKO'S SMALL CAR Dated: 4/2/1959

Box 2, Folder 15

Program No: Program No.: 100
BILKO'S TV PILOT Dated: 3/13/1958

Box 3, Folder 3

Program No: Program No.: 103
BILKO'S VACATION Dated: 4/17/1958

Box 1, Folder 3

Program No: Program No.: 75
BILKO'S VALENTINE Dated: 8/1/1957

Box 3, Folder 12

Program No: Program No.: 112
BILKO'S VAMPIRE Dated: 8/21/1958

Box 1, Folder 9

Program No: Program No.: 81
CHEROKEE ERNIE Dated: 9/12/1957

Box 2, Folder 4

Program No: Program No.: 91
CYRANO DE BILKO Dated: 11/21/1957

Box 2, Folder 5

Program No: Program No.: 91
CYRANO DE BILKO (REV. VERSION) Dated: 11/21/1957

Box 5, Folder 7

Program No: Program No.: 137
DOBERMAN - MISSING HEIR Dated: 4/9/1959

Box 2, Folder 3

Program No: Program No.: 90
DOBERMAN THE CROONER Dated: 11/14/1957

Box 3, Folder 8

Program No: Program No.: 108
GOLD FEVER Dated: 6/5/1958

Box 5, Folder 3

Program No: Program No.: 133
GUINEA PIG BILKO Dated: 2/26/1959

Box 3, Folder 7

Program No: Program No.: 107
JOAN'S BIG ROMANCE Dated: 5/28/1958

Box 4, Folder 15

Program No: Program No.: 130
LIEUTENANT PAPARELLI Dated: 2/5/1959

Box 1, Folder 12

Program No: Program No.: 84
LIEVTENANT BILKO Dated: 10/3/1957

Box 3, Folder 1

Program No: Program No.: 101
OPERATION LOVE Dated: 4/3/1958

Box 1, Folder 5

Program No: Program No.: 77
PAPA BILKO Dated: 8/15/1957

Box 5, Folder 5

Program No: Program No.: 135
RITZIK GOES CIVILIAN Dated: 3/26/1959

Box 1, Folder 8

Program No: Program No.: 80
SERGEANT BILKO PRESENTS Dated: 9/5/1957

Box 5, Folder 11

Program No: Program No.: 141
THE BILKO BOYCOTT Dated: 5/7/1959

Box 4, Folder 4

Program No: Program No.: 119
THE BILKOS AND THE CROSBYS Dated: 10/9/1958

Box 4, Folder 12

Program No: Program No.: 127
THE COLONEL'S PROMOTION Dated: 12/31/1958

Box 2, Folder 6

Program No: Program No.: 92
THE COLONEL'S REUNION Dated: 1/11/1958

Box 5, Folder 9

Program No: Program No.: 139
THE COLONEL'S SECOND HONEYMOON Dated: 4/23/1959

Box 1, Folder 7

Program No: Program No.: 79
THE HILLBILLY WHIZ Dated: 8/29/1957

Box 4, Folder 11

Program No: Program No.: 126
VIVA BILKO Dated: 12/24/1958

Box 5, Folder 12

Program No: Program No.: 142
WEEK-END COLONEL Dated: 5/14/1959