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Comedic Writings, 1931-1998 (continued)
Sketches and Scenes, 1939-1989
Scripts and outlines for comedic bits purchased or submitted on spec.
Arranged by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 28/1-3 Standard Sketches, undated
Bound volumes
BOX-FOLDER 29/1-56, 30/1-13 Authors, A-Z, 1939, 1947-1955, 1989, undated
BOX-FOLDER 30/14-21 Subjects, A-Z, undated
BOX 31-132 Scripts, 1930-1996
Scripts from Berle's radio and television programs, films, stand-alone television programs, radio and television guest appearances, nightclub acts, and theatrical productions.
Arranged in six subseries: Berle Shows, Berle Performances, Produced by Berle, Radio Scripts (non-Berle), and Submitted Scripts (Berle/non-Berle)
Berle Shows, 1936-1967
Bound and typescript versions of scripts from Berle's radio and television programs.
Arranged first by performance media (Radio or Television), then chronologically by show air or production date
Radio
BOX-FOLDER 31-34, 35/1 Gillette Show, 1936, May 13-1937 September
Typescripts
Some episodes annotated
BOX-FOLDER 35/2-4, 36, 37/1 Gillette Show, 1936-1937, June 27
Bound volumes
BOX-FOLDER 37/2-8 Stop Me If You've Heard This One, 1939, 1940, undated
Typescripts
BOX-FOLDER 37/9 Stop Me If You've Heard This One, 1939 December-1940 February
Bound volumes
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 38-39/1-6 Three Ring Time, 1941 September-1942, February 6
Typescripts
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 39/7-40/2 Three Ring Time, 1941, September 12-1942, April 28
Bound volumes
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 40/3-7 Campbell Soups, 1943
Typescripts
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 41/1-2 Campbell Soups, 1943 March-June
Bound volumes
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 41/3 Full Speed Ahead, 1943 September and November
Typescript
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 41/4-9, 42, 43/1-3 Ever Sharp Show aka Let Yourself Go, 1944-1945
Typescript
BOX-FOLDER 43/4-6, 44, 45/1 Ever Sharp Show aka Let Yourself Go, 1944-1945
Bound volumes
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 45/2 Kiss and Make Up, 1946 July-August
Bound volume
BOX-FOLDER 45/3 Philip Morris Show, undated
Typescript
BOX-FOLDER 45/4-47/2 Philip Morris Show, 1947, March 11- 1948, April 13
Bound volumes
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 47/1-49/1 Texaco Star Theatre, 1948 September-1949 June
Bound volumes
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 49/2 Unidentified, undated
Television
BOX-FOLDER 49/3-54 Texaco Star Theatre, 1949 May-1954 May
Typescripts
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 55-66/1 Texaco Star Theatre, 1948 September-1953 June
Bound volumes
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 66/2-70/6 Buick-Berle Show, 1953 September-1955 June
Typescripts
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 70/7-73 Buick-Berle Show, 1953 September-1955 June
Bound volumes
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 74/1-12 RCA Color Show aka Milton Berle Show, 1955 May-1956 April
Typescript
Annotated
October 18, 1955 episode written by Gore Vidal
BOX-FOLDER 74/13-75 RCA Color Show aka Milton Berle Show, 1955 December-1956 June
Bound volumes
BOX-FOLDER 76-77/2 Kraft Music Hall, 1958 October-1959 May
Bound volumes
BOX-FOLDER 77/3 Milton Berle Specials, 1959 October-November
Bound volume
Annotated
Contents:
  • The Milton Berle Show with Lana Turner, Danny Thomas, Peter Lawford, and Barbara Heller
  • The Milton Berle Show with Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
BOX-FOLDER 78/1-9 Jackpot Bowling, 1960 June-1961 March, undated
Typescript
BOX-FOLDER 79-80 Jackpot Bowling, 1960 September-1961 March
Bound volumes
BOX-FOLDER 78/10 Milton Berle Show, 1962
Typescript
Annotated
Presented by Chrysler; with Jack Benny, Laurence Harvey, Lena Horne, and Janis Paige
BOX-FOLDER 81-82/1-2 ABC The Milton Berle Show, 1966 September-1967 January
Bound volumes
BOX-FOLDER 82/3 Pass the Joke, undated
Typescript
BOX-FOLDER 82/4-5, 83/1-3 Sketches, undated
Typescripts
Annotated
Berle Performances, 1936-1994
Bound and typescript versions of scripts from Berle's films, guest appearances on radio and television programs, commercials, and live performances.
Arranged in eight file units by by performance type (films, radio guest appearances, theatre, television - one off appearances, television - series guest, commercials, live performances, and video productions); each file unit is arranged alphabetically by program/event title.
Film
BOX-FOLDER 83/4-5 Always Leave Them Laughing, 1949 May-June
Typescript
BOX-FOLDER 85/4 Always Leave Them Laughing, 1949
Bound volume
Includes production stills
BOX-FOLDER 83/6 Can Heironymous Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?, 1968, January 10
BOX-FOLDER 83/7, 84/1 A Gentleman at Heart (aka Between the Devil), 1941, May 26
BOX-FOLDER 85/5 A Gentleman at Heart, 1941
Bound volume
BOX-FOLDER 86/1 The Happening, 1966
Bound volume
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 84/2-4 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, 1962 September, undated
Typescript
BOX-FOLDER 86/2 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, undated
Bound volume
BOX-FOLDER 84/5 Let's Make Love, 1959, December 16
Typescript
BOX-FOLDER 86/3 The Loved One, 1964
Bound volume
BOX-FOLDER 87/1 Margin for Error, 1942
Bound volume
BOX-FOLDER 87/2 The Oscar, 1965
Bound volume
Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 87/3 Over My Dead Body, 1942
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