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Finding Aid for the Collection of Television Scripts for The Andy Williams Show, 1964-1967
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Television Scripts for The Andy Williams Show,
    Date (inclusive): 1964-1967
    Collection number: 125
    Extent: 5 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Television Scripts for The Andy Williams Show (Collection 125). Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of 59 television scripts from The Andy Williams Show dating October 5, 1964-March 12, 1967. Inventory includes an index of guests who appeared on the show.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Related Material

    • Robert Finkel Collection of Photographs of Television Variety Show Sets (Collection 146). Available at the Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA.
    • Edward Stephenson Collection of Set Design Drawings for Television Shows (Collection 143). Available at the Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA.