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Finding Aid for the Collection of Television Scripts for The Andy Williams Show, 1964-1967
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Description
Andy Williams started appearing on television in the 1950s. Williams premiered his variety television show in the early 1960s on NBC. The program lasted for several years as one of NBC's top ranked programs. The collection consists of television scripts from The Andy Williams Show.
Background
In his teens Andy Williams began his singing career as one of the Four Williams brothers. The group teamed with comedianne Kay Thompson and formed a nightclub group. The group disbanded in 1952 and in 1954 Williams became a featured vocalist on The Tonight Show. After appearing in several summer replacement shows, Williams was given a fall series on NBC. The hour variety show lasted five seasons (1962-67) and featured The New Christy Minstrels and the Osmond Brothers. The show was produced by Bob Finkel and Edward Stephenson, directed by Bob Henry, and featured writers Don Hinkley, Harry Crane, and Mel Diamond.
Extent
5 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.