Barney McNulty

Dialogue Technician

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents



About this interview

In his nearly three-hour Archive interview, "Cue Card King," Barney McNulty (1923-2000) recounts his first break working for The Ed Wynn Show. He also discusses working on such shows as: Burns and Allen, The Frank Sinatra Show, The Alan Young Show, Days of Our Lives and The Carol Burnett Show, among many others. Mr. McNulty also fondly recalls the pleasure of working with Bob Hope for over 40 years. Karen Herman conducted the interview in North Hollywood, CA on December 9, 1997.

"I was instructed sometimes to hide the cards from censors, to not let them see the script, because, shall we say, some people were going to skirt around the issue, the edges of these things."

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