Scope and Content
Title: Rod Amateau Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1955-1966
Collection number: 88
Origination: Amateau, Rod
Extent: 22 boxes (9.2 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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Rod Amateau Papers, 1955-1966. (Collection 88). Performing Arts Special Collections, Young Research Library, University of
Rodney Amateau was born Dec. 20, 1927 in New York, NY; staff writer, CBS radio; stage
manager, Lux Radio Theatre; US Army, 1941; junior writer, test director, and 2nd unit
director, 20th Century-Fox; television director for numerous shows including "Schlitz
Playhouse Of Stars," "Four Star Playhouse," "General Electric Theatre," "Dennis Day
Show," "Lassie," "Ray Milland Show," and "Bob Cummings Show"; director and producer for
"Burns And Allen Show" and "Dobie Gillis."
Scope and Content
Collection consists of bound television series scripts including the "Bob Cummings Show"
(1955-68), "Phil Silvers Show" (1963-64), "My Mother The Car" (1965-66), "George Burns
And Gracie Allen Show" (1956-58), "George Burns Show" (1958-59), "Many Loves Of Dobie
Gillis" (1959-63), "O.K. Crackerby!" 1965), and "Mister Ed" (1960).
Television broadcasting--Employees--Archival resources
Television producers and directors--Archival resources.