Series 3 - Radio Scripts

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US MBE ACC-MSS 006-3

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Radio Scripts

Date(s)

  • 1939-1949 (Creation)

Extent

1.25 linear feet

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(1909-1988)

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This series includes unbound scripts from other radio shows written by Phil Leslie. Each show is a separate subseries. See Series 5 for scripts from an unproduced radio show called The Clipper Penguin.

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This series is arranged chronologically by show.

Subseries A:
Al Pearce Show
13 Subscribe to the Daily Disturbance February 20, 1939
14 Fairs March 27, 1939
15 [Title Unknown] April 3, 1939
16 Stars and No Plot April 24, 1939
17 [Title Unknown] May 8, 1939
18 Going Fast May 29, 1939
19 Unidentified Script Undated
20 Unidentified Script Undated
21 Unidentified Script Excerpts Undated

Subseries B:
The Texaco Star Theatre
22 Variety Show October 25, 1939
23 Variety Show November 22, 1939
24 Variety Show November 29, 1939
25 Variety Show December 6, 1939

Subseries C:
The Great Gildersleeve
26 Unidentified Script Excerpts Undated
27 #10 [Title Unknown] November 2, 1941
28 #14 [Title Unknown] November 30, 1941
29 #22 [Title Unknown] January 25, 1942
30 #23 [Title Unknown] February 1, 1942
31 #32 [Title Unknown] April 5, 1942
32 #33 [Title Unknown] April 12, 1942
33 #35 [Title Unknown] April 26, 1942
34 #37 [Title Unknown] May 10, 1942
35 #39 [Title Unknown] May 24, 1942
36 #41 [Title Unknown] June 7, 1942
37 #43 (#6682) [Title Unknown] June 21, 1942
38 #44 (#6683) [Title Unknown] June 28, 1942
39 #245 [Title Unknown March 6, 1947

Subseries D:
Kraft Music Hall
40 Victor Borge Spots Circa 1942
41 Victor Borge Spots Circa 1942
42 [Title Unknown] February 14, 1943

Subseries E:
Major Hoople
43 #1 Cleaning the Garage September 28, 1942
44 #2 Art Auction October 5, 1942
45 #3 Alvin’s Report Card October 12, 1942
46 #4 Uncle Louie Visits October 19, 1942
47 #5 War Bonds October 26, 1942
48 #6 Decorating for the Fall Party November 2, 1942
49 #7 Coffee November 9, 1942
50 #8 Unappreciated November 16, 1942
51 #9 Turkey November 23, 1942
52 #10 Frustrating Boarders November 30, 1943
53 #11 New Vacuum Cleaner December 7, 1942
54 #12 VIP Visitor December 14, 1942
55 #13 Christmas Decorating December 21, 1942
56 #14 Fruit Cake Show December 28, 1942
57 #15 A Case of Amnesia January 4, 1943
58 #16 The Pirate’s Chest January 11, 1943
59 #18 Having the Street Repaired January 25, 1943
60 #19 Search for a Ham February 1, 1943
61 #20 Colonel Jones is Kidnapped February 8, 1943
62 #22 Major Hoople’s Cold February 22, 1943
63 #23 Jake’s Visit – “Dr. Lonely Heart” March 1, 1943

Subseries F:
Charlie Ruggles
64 Show Ideas Undated
65 Nasty Letter September 24, 1943

Box 18: Radio Scripts, June 16, 1943 – July 5, 1949; Television Scripts, September 24, 1957 – May 22, 1958
Folder # Script Date

Subseries G:
The New Jack Carson Show
1 Variety Show June 16, 1943
2 Writing the Show June 30, 1943

Subseries H:
Johnny Mercer’s Music Shop
3 #1 [Title Unknown] June 22, 1943
4 #4 Great Music July 13, 1943

Subseries I:
The Charlotte Greenwood Program
5 Show Ideas Undated
6 #3 [Title Unknown] July 4, 1944
7 #4 [Title Unknown] July 11, 1944
8 #5 Meeting with the Mayor July 18, 1944
9 #6 New Haircut July 23, 1944
10 #7 Gopher Show August 1, 1944
11 #8 Relaxing August 8, 1944
12 #9 [Title Unknown] August 14, 1944
13 #10 Slip Cover Show August 22, 1944

Subseries J:
Glamour Manor
14 Show Ideas Undated
15 Audition Show May 11, 1944
16 #6 Laundry Day July 10, 1944
17 #10 [Title Unknown] July 14, 1944
18 Unidentified Script Excerpt July 19, 1944
19 #16 Sprucing Up July 24, 1944
20 #20 Publicity Gag July 28, 1944
21 #35 Coal for the Winter August 18, 1944
22 #40 Souvenir from Overseas August 25, 1944
23 #83 Clifford’s Cold October 25, 1944
24 #103 Turkey Show November 22, 1944
25 #118 Punch Board Show December 13, 1944
26 #123 Christmas Tree December 20, 1944

Subseries K:
Cliff Arquette and Company Show
27 Cliff Arquette February 12, 1944

Subseries L:
The Marlin Hurt and Beulah Show
28 Unidentified Scripts Undated
29 Audition Show April 4, 1945
30 #1 [Title Unknown] July 2, 1945
31 #2 [Title Unknown] July 9, 1945
32 #3 [Title Unknown] July 16, 1945
33 #4 [Title Unknown] July 23, 1945
34 #5 [Title Unknown] July 30, 1945
35 #6 [Title Unknown] August 6, 1945
36 #7 [Title Unknown] August 13, 1945
37 #8 [Title Unknown] August 20, 1945
38 #9 [Title Unknown] August 26, 1945
39 #10 [Title Unknown] September 2, 1945
40 #11 [Title Unknown] September 9, 1945
41 #12 [Title Unknown] September 16, 1945

Subseries M:
Johnson’s Wax Program with the King’s Men
42 #5 [Title Unknown] July 5, 1949

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