7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Comedy.

  1. Robert Orben papers, 1941-2019

    23,800 items. 52 containers plus 17 oversize. 35.8 linear feet. 81 digital files (5.88GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Comedy writer and political speechwriter. Correspondence, jokes and other writings, business papers, photographs, printed matter, interviews, and speeches in both physical and digital formats pertaining to Orben's work as a comedy writer and humor consultant for entertainers, public figures, and corporate clients, editor of a topical humor service, writer for television, and speechwriter for President Gerald R. Ford.

  2. Firesign Theatre Collection, 1918-2015

    approximately 38,950 items. 120 containers. 50.4 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Counterculture comedy group. Press clippings, scripts, photos, and flyers illustrating the career of Firesign Theatre. Included are personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera pertaining to individual members and their lives outside the group.

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  3. Bob Hope moving image collection, 1925-2003

    Approximately 19,390 items. A total of approximately 4,900 containers; including 4,850 individually-cataloged objects and 55 box-level catalog records.. -- Moving Image Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Bob Hope moving image collection is comprised of material spanning Bob Hope's career as a stage, film, and television entertainer. Objects in the collection associated with Hope's professional works range from aired and unaired television specials, feature films, and short theatrical releases to camera isolations, production elements, rehearsal footage, promotional material, and outtakes. The collection also includes footage of golfing events, amateur home movies featuring Hope, his family, and friends, and recordings of a wide variety of Hope's personal appearances.

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  4. George S. Kaufman papers, 1911-1941

    23 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Playwright and newspaperman. Typescripts of plays by Kaufman. Coauthors include Marc Connelly, Edna Ferber, Moss Hart, Ring Lardner, Isabel Leighton, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Robert Nathan, Irving Pichel, W.W. de Renne, Morrie Ryskind, Herbert Seligman, and Alexander Woollcott.

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  5. Milton Berle papers, 1906-2002

    approxiamtely 33,000 items . 287 containers. 128 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Milton Berle (1908-2002) was an American vaudevillian, comic, actor, lyricist, producer, and author. Nicknamed "Mr. Television," Berle transitioned from a successful career in radio to become host of NBC's Texaco Star Theatre. The collection contains comedic writings, scripts, correspondence, business papers, photographs, music, and other materials that document his life and career in entertainment.

  6. Neil Simon papers, 1927-2018

    approximately 4,825 items. 123 containers. 7 mapcase folders. 65.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Neil Simon (1827-2018) was a playwright and screenwriter who is best known for the more than 30 plays and musicals, more than 30 screenplays and teleplays, and two autobiographies he authored over the course of four decades. The collection holds complete and partial drafts of more than 210 individual titles written by Simon for the stage and screen as well as drafts of his two biographies: Rewrites (1996) and The Play Goes On (1999). Other materials include awards and honors, clippings, correspondence, personal papers and memorabilia, photographs, and sketches and drawings created by Simon. The collection also contains posters and programs from performances of Simon's work, including international productions.

  7. Frank Seeley collection, 1973-01-20--1973-03-26

    .15 linear feet (10 items). 6 sound cassettes. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Frank Seeley collection consists of interviews, transcripts, and other documents that were created in conjunction with Frank Seeley's Master of Arts in Telecommunications thesis for California State University, San Diego.

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