Sidney Reznick worked as comedy writer
in radio and television. The collection consists of scripts related to his career, mostly
for the Garry Moore television show (1958-1961), as well as sound recordings. A 2013
addition contains project files, bound volumes of scripts, photographs, and radio
Sidney Reznick was born in Manhattan on July 29, 1919. He started writing comedy in high
school. He attended the CCNY School of Business and graduated in 1941. Starting in the 1940s
he wrote for radio, and later television. Reznick worked with the likes of Jimmy Durante,
Jack Paar, and Bob Hope, and was a staff writer for Johnny Carson on The Tonight
Show. In 1957, he reated the comedy game show Sez Who? Reznick died
in Los Angeles in 2012.
37.2 Linear Feet
(92 boxes, 1 microfilm box)
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