Abe Burrows


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Harvey Bullock

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Harvey Bullock on working with Abe Burrows in radio

James Burrows

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James Burrows on his father, playwright/director Abe Burrows
James Burrows on his father being called before the House Un-American Activities Commission 
James Burrows on learning from his father

William Clotworthy

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William Clotworthy on working on T his is Show Business

Milton Delugg

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Milton Delugg on working with Abe Burrows and others when he transitioned to television
Milton Delugg on Abe Burrows Almanac
Milton Delugg on Abe Burrows' wit

Larry Gelbart

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Larry Gelbart on working with writer Abe Burrows while on the Joan Davis Show and how funny he was

Leonard Goldberg

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Leonard Goldberg on working on O.K. Crackerby with Abe Burrows and learning a valuable lesson

Paul Henning

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Paul Henning on working with Abe Burrows on The Rudy Valle Show  

Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on producing a special for Andy Williams, and on producing The Big Party with Tallulah Bankhead

Dick Martin

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Dick Martin on his first writing job for the radio show "Duffy's Tavern"

Mary Tyler Moore

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On her film and stage work after The Dick Van Dyke Show, including the ill-fated stage production of "Breakfast at Tiffany's"

Sol Saks

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Writer Sol Saks on two favorite jokes, one he devised himself for radio's "Duffy's Tavern" (and the lesson her learned about delivering good material late in the workday)

Bob Stewart

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Bob Stewart on finding out about the Blacklist when Abe Burrows was discussed as a possible radio show guest but denied because he was "in the book"

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