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Bono (Sonny) papers
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The Sonny Bono papers consist of television scripts, production records, film reels, photographs, memorabilia, and personal materials belonging to musician and politician Sonny Bono. Also included are scripts from television programs produced by George Schlatter and written by his collaborators Allan Blye and Chris Bearde. Many of these programs featured Sonny & Cher as guest stars.
Born Salvatore Bono in 1935, Sonny Bono was an American singer and actor who came to fame in partnership with his second wife Cher as the performing duo Sonny & Cher in the 1960s and 1970s and on their own television program The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1972-1974). The couple divorced in 1975 and began their respective solo short-lived television programs The Sonny Comedy Revue (1975) and Cher (1975-1976), but eventually returned to television together for The Sonny and Cher Show (1976-1977). Bono's acting career continued with small parts as a guest performer in various television programs.
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