Finding Aid for the Collection of Television Scripts for Caesar's Hour, 1954-1955

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Finding Aid for the Collection of Television Scripts for Caesar's Hour, 1954-1955

Collection number: 55

UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections staff
Encoded by:
Cheryl E. Clayton and Julie Graham
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Television Scripts for Caesar's Hour,
Date (inclusive): 1954-1955
Collection number: 55
Extent: 3 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: In the fall of 1954, Sid Caesar began Caesar's Hour (with Carl Reiner, Howard Morris, and Nannette Fabray), which lasted three seasons. The collection consists of Caesar's Hour television scripts spanning September 1954 through June 1955.
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 Caesar's Hour (Collection 55). Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

History

Caesar began Caesar's Hour (with Reiner, Morris, and Nannette Fabray), which lasted three seasons, Caesar's Hour ran from 1954-57. The winner of five Emmys in 1957, the program featured Sid Caesar, Nanette Fabray (1954-56), Janet Blair (1956-57), Carl Reiner, Howard Morris, Pat Carroll, Shirl Conway, Sandra Deel, Ellen Parker, singer Bill Lewis, and pianist Earl Wild.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of scripts for the television program Caesar's Hour spanning September 1954-June 1955, programs 1-30.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Arranged chronologically.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Caesar's hour (Television program).
Television writers--Archival resources.
Television producers and directors--Archival resources.
Television scripts.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Program No. 1 (9/27/54)

Box 1, Folder 2

Program No. 2 (10/4/54)

Box 1, Folder 3

Program No. 3 (10/11/54)

Box 1, Folder 4

Program No. 4 (10/25/54)

Box 1, Folder 5

Program No. 7 (11/22/54)

Box 1, Folder 6

Program No. 8 (11/29/54)

Box 1, Folder 7

Program No. 9 (12/6/54)

Box 1, Folder 8

Program No. 10 (12/20/54)

Box 1, Folder 9

Program No. 11 (12/27/54)

Box 2, Folder 2

Program No. 12 (1/3/55)

Box 2, Folder 2

Program No. 13 (1/17/55)

Box 2, Folder 3

Program No. 14 (1/24/55)

Box 2, Folder 4

Program No. 15 (1/31/55)

Box 2, Folder 5

Program No. 17 (2/21/55)

Box 2, Folder 6

Program No. 18 (2/28/55)

Box 2, Folder 7

Program No. 19 (3/14/55)

Box 2, Folder 8

Program No. 20 (3/21/55)

Box 3, Folder 1

Program No. 22 (4/11/55)

Box 3, Folder 10

Program No. 30 (6/20/55)

Box 3, Folder 2

Program No. 23 (4/18/55)

Box 3, Folder 3

Program No. 24 (4/25/55)

Box 3, Folder 3

Program No. 25 (5/9/55)

Box 3, Folder 5

Program No. 26 (5/16/55)

Box 3, Folder 6

Program No. 27 (5/23/55)

Box 3, Folder 7

Program No. 28 (6/6/55)

Box 3, Folder 8

Program No. 29 (6/13/55)

Box 3, Folder 9

Program No. 30 (6/20/55)