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Finding Aid for the Collection of Television Scripts for The Phil Silvers Show, 1957-1959
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Television Scripts for The Phil Silvers Show
    Date (inclusive): 1957-1959
    Collection number: 54
    Extent: 5 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
    Abstract: The Phil Silvers Show was created by Nat Hiken and starred Phil Silvers as Master Sergeant Ernie Bilko. Collection consists of scripts from the television series.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    The Phil Silvers Show (September 1955- September 1959) was created by Nat Hiken and starred Phil Silvers as Master Sergeant Ernie Bilko. In syndication the reruns were titled Sergeant Bilko. Regular supporting cast included: Harvey Lembeck, Allan Melvin, Paul Ford, Elisabeth Fraser, Maurice Gosfield, Herbie Faye, Billy Sands, Mickey Freeman, Hope Sansberry, Joe E. Ross, Jimmy Little, Beatrice Pons, and Nicholas Saunders.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of scripts for the television series The Phil Silvers Show (program numbers 73-157, July 1957-May 1959).

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Television writers--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Television scripts.

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Phil Silvers Show.

    Related Material

    Rod Amateau Collection of Television Series Scripts (Collection 88). Available at Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA.