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Finding Aid for the Smothers Brothers Collection of Television Scripts and Production Material, ca. 1962-1976
PASC 36  
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Description
This collection consists of manuscript conductors' scores, and parts in manuscript or ozalid copy, of arrangements for the Smothers Brothers TV show.
Background
Tom Smothers was born on Feb. 2, 1937, and his brother Dick on Nov. 20, 1938 on Governors Island, NY; both were students at San Jose State College; together, they began a song and comedy act leading to appearances at San Francisco's Purple Onion, the Blue Angel in New York, and other nightclub stints at Reno, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, and elsewhere; co-starred in the television situation comedy The Smothers Brothers show (1965-66), The Smothers Brothers comedy hour (1967-69, 1970), The Smothers Brothers show (1975), and The Smothers Brothers special and series (1988-89); they both starred in the Broadway production, I love my wife; Tom owns a winery in Kenwood, CA, and has starred in the films The silver bears, Get to know your rabbit, A pleasure doing business, Serial, There goes the bride, Pandemonium, and Speed zone; Dick appeared in the film Casino (1995).
Extent
115 boxes (57.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.