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Johnson, Walter, 1884-1964
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-039
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes)
Walter Johnson (1884-1964) was an actor, comedian, stage manager, director, and writer. The Walter Johnson scripts are from plays, musicals, television programs, and vaudeville and burlesque shows in which Johnson performed, wrote, or directed.
Smith, Joe, 1884-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-015
2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Joe Smith and Charlie Dale were partners in one of vaudeville’s most famous and successful comedy acts, later translating many of their most popular sketches to other media, including radio, motion pictures and television. The Smith and Dale... more
Smith and Dale
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-001
3.86 linear feet (10 boxes)
Joe Smith and Charlie Dale were a well-known vaudeville duo known as Smith and Dale who performed around the United States for over seventy years. The collection contains an extensive run of scripts for Smith and Dale sketches, material reflecting... more
Overman, Lynne, 1887-1943
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-140
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Lynne Overman (1887-1943) was a comedic actor who was active in vaudeville and on Broadway between 1907 and 1933. His collection of scripts dates from about 1915 to 1933, and consist of scripts for comedic plays and sketches, many of which Overman... more
Gaxton, William
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-121
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
William Gaxton (1893-1963) was a writer and performer in vaudeville and musical comedy. His papers date from about 1937 to 1961, and consist primarily of scripts that he wrote or performed, including scripts for stage comedies, musicals, and radio... more
Monk, Julius, 1912-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-023
5.9 linear feet (19 boxes)
Julius Withers Monk was a producer and director of satirical revues and founder of the New York City nightclubs the Downstairs Room, Upstairs at the Downstairs, and Plaza 9-, where his revues were staged. The Julius Monk papers (1906-1991, bulk... more