Hal Goodman's comedy writing career started in the 1940s writing for radio. He later went on to enjoy a productive career
in television working with entertainers such as Johnny Carson, Flip Wilson, and Carol Burnett, to name a few. The collection
consists of script material, correspondence, photographic material, printed material, and audio recordings documenting Goodman's
prolific career writing for produced and unproduced television and radio projects.
Harold (Hal) Goodman was a comedy writer whose career began in radio programming. Originally from the east coast, Goodman
moved to Los Angeles in the 1940's sometime after being signed by the James L. Saphier Agency. Throughout the 1940's and early
1950's Goodman collaborated on radio scripts for Bob Hope, Milton Berle and The Martin and Lewis Show radio programs.
35 boxes (17.5 linear ft.) 9 shoe boxes
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