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Backus (Jim and Henny) Collection
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This collection contains the papers of American entertainers Jim Backus (1913-1989) and Henny Backus (1911-2004). Materials include scripts of nineteen movies, scripts of fourteen segments of The Jim Backus Show ("Hot Off the Line") radio program; script of the 1967 television version of Damn Yankees; approximately 15 phonograph records of the early 1940s War Department "Jubilee" radio programs; three phonograph records of the Allan young radio show (1947); and phonograph records of approximately twenty-five miscellaneous radio programs in which Jim or Henny Backus participated.
Henny Backus (1911-2004) was a Broadway actress. Jim Backus (1913-1989) was an American actor. They married in 1943. Together they co-starred in the 1960s television series "Blondie" and co-wrote several books.
94.38 Linear Feet 71 boxes
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