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Abe Burrows (1910–1985)

Songwriter, composer, writer, panelist, director, singer and pianist, educated at City College of New York and New York University. He began his writing career as a script writer for "Duffy's Taven" on radio, and later, the Rudy Vallee program. He sang in his own radio shows , in night clubs, and on television. He wrote the Broadway librettos for ... See full bio »

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The Match Game
The Match Game Team Captain / Himself - Team Captain / Himself - Star Team Captain / Star Team Captain
(1963-1967)
Just Go with It
(2011)
Guys and Dolls
(1955)
Cactus Flower
Cactus Flower Writer
(1969)

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 2011 Just Go with It (stage play)
 1969 Cactus Flower (stage play)
  O.K. Crackerby! (TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (written by - 2 episodes, 1965)
- Operation Susan (1966) ... (creator)
- Bitter Ravioli (1965) ... (creator)
- Ol' Sam (1965) ... (creator)
- Crackerby's Unfinished Symphony (1965) ... (creator)
- Who Was That Lady You Saw Me With? (1965) ... (creator)
 1960 Can-Can (musical comedy)
 1959 The Big Party (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1959)
 1957 Silk Stockings (book of original musical play by)
 1956 The Solid Gold Cadillac (screen play)
 1955 Guys and Dolls (based upon the play: "Guys and Dolls" book by)
 1948 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (writer)
 1945 Duffy's Tavern (sketch - as Abram S. Burrows)
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Other Works:

"Can Can," musical comedy revival; performed at the Hanna Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; with Geneviève Aumont in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Abram S. Burrows
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Glamour: the indefinable something about a girl with a big bosom. See more »

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Distant cousin of Woody Allen. See more »

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Sagittarius

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