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Reznick (Sidney) Papers
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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 transcription discs.
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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