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Pearce (Alice) papers
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Description
Collection includes the scripts, photographs, clippings, correspondence, awards, and personal materials of American actress Alice Pearce (1917-1966). Also present are music recordings from the personal collection of Pearce's first husband, composer John Rox (1907-1957).
Background
Alice Pearce (1917-1966) was an American television and film comedic actress best known for her Emmy Award winning role as the nosy neighbor Gladys Kravitz in the television sitcom Bewitched (1964-1966). Pearce was married to composer John Rox from 1948 until his death in 1957. John Rox's most popular song was the 1953 novelty song I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas. Pearce then remarried stage manager and director Paul Davis (1922-1984) in 1964, the two remained married until Pearce's death in 1966.
Extent
15.375 Linear Feet 13 boxes
Restrictions
Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.
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