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).
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."
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 Performing 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.
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