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Finding Aid for the Ken Englund Papers, 1933-1972
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Ken Englund was a magazine writer when he began writing sketches and special material for vaudeville, radio, stage and film. The collection consists of script material for motion pictures, television, stage, and radio written by Englund and his collaborators.
Englund was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 6, 1911. He began his career as a magazine writer and started writing material for vaudeville routines, radio shows, stage musicals, and film. Film projects include The Big Broadcast (1938), No No Nanette (1940), This Thing Called Love (1941), and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947). Englund 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. He also served as president of the Writers Guild of America, West. Englund died on March 3, 1993.
21 boxes (14.0 linear ft.)
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