Robert (Bob) Dwan served as director for the CBS radio and NBC television game show series
You Bet Your Life, hosted by Groucho Marx, from 1947 to 1961. The bulk of the collection consists of radio and television scripts for the program
You Bet Your Life.
Robert (Bob) Dwan was born in San Francisco, CA and grew up in Burlingame. He attended Stanford University, majoring in theatre
and graduating in 1935. In 1936 he started work as a radio announcer for KGO radio in San Francisco where he was eventually
promoted to program manager. In the early 1940s he moved to Los Angeles and worked as an apprentice writer for the
Red Skelton radio show and then moved on to join the writing staff of Art Linkletter's
People Are Funny. From 1947 to 1961 he served as the director for the CBS radio and NBC television game show series
You Bet Your Life, hosted by Groucho Marx.
You Bet Your Life ran on the radio from 1947 to 1957 and on television from 1950 to 1961. Robert Dwan died January 21, 2005 in Los Angeles,
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