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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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 2011 Just Go with It (stage play)
 1969 Cactus Flower (stage play)
  O.K. Crackerby! (TV Series) (5 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)
 1957 Silk Stockings (play)
 1956 The Solid Gold Cadillac (screen play)
 1955 Guys and Dolls (based upon the play: "Guys and Dolls" book by)
 1948 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series) (writer)
 1945 Duffy's Tavern (sketch - as Abram S. Burrows)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Self (24 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Can-Can. Musical Comedy. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Book written by Abe Burrows. Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Dance arrangements by Genevieve Pitot. Additional Orchestrations by Robert Noeltner. Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Michael Kidd. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Abram S. Burrows
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Doctoring seldom cures a show. The sickness usually starts at the moment the author puts the first sheet of paper into his typewriter. All the redirecting and recasting can never help much if the basic story is wrong. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 117-119. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. See more »

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