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The Comedy Shop production tapes
PA Mss 156  
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Description
Production videocassettes (U-matic) from The Comedy Shop television series (1978-1983).
Background
The Comedy Shop television series was a syndicated comedy show that ran from 1978 to 1983. Hosted by Norm Crosby, the half-hour show featured five to six aspiring comedians in three minute stand-up routines, as well as better known special guests.
Extent
18.2 linear feet (182 videocassettes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Research Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open for research.