Ken Englund (1911-1993) wrote material for vaudeville routines, radio shows, stage musicals, screenplays, and contributed
scripts to television programs. He also served as president of the Writers Guild of America, West. The collection consists
of materials related to Englund's career as television and screen writer and includes scripts, correspondence, clippings,
Englund was born on May 6, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois; began career as magazine writer; wrote material for vaudeville routines,
radio shows, and stage musicals; wrote the screenplays for films including The big broadcast (1938), No no Nanette (1940), This thing called love (1941), and The secret life of Walter Mitty (1947); served as lead writer for Dr. Joyce Brothers' television series and contributed scripts to television programs including
the Jackie Gleason show, My three sons, That girl, and The Loretta Young show; served as president of the Writers Guild of America, West; died March 3, 1993.
(120 boxes and 5 oversize boxes)
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