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Max Liebman (1902–1981)

Max Liebman (1902-1981) was a producer, director and composer who worked on Broadway but is best known for having created the TV variety show Your Show of Shows (1950) that made Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca stars and helped launch the careers of Carl Reiner, Howard Morris, Nanette Fabray and the writers Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Mel Tolkin. ... See full bio »


(age 78) in New York, USA

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Hide Hide Show Show Producer (29 credits)
 1973 Ten from Your Show of Shows (producer)
 1962 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series) (coordinating producer)
 1960-1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Private Eye, Private Eye (1961) ... (producer)
- The American Cowboy (1960) ... (producer)
 1960 American Cowboy (TV Movie) (producer)
 1958 The Sid Caesar Show (TV Movie) (producer)
 1958 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (1958) ... (executive producer)
 1956 Stanley (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- The New Year's Party (1956) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... (producer)
 1954-1956 Max Liebman Spectaculars (TV Series) (producer - 11 episodes)
- Holiday (1956) ... (producer)
- The Music of Gershwin (1956) ... (producer)
- Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl (1956) ... (producer)
- Panorama (1956) ... (producer)
- Paris in the Springtime (1956) ... (producer)
 1956 The Adventures of Marco Polo (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955 Max Liebman Presents: Dearest Enemy (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955 The Great Waltz (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955 Max Liebman Presents: Promenade (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955 The Desert Song (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955 Max Liebman Presents: Kaleidoscope (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955 Max Liebman Presents: The Merry Widow (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955 The Chocolate Soldier (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955 A Connecticut Yankee (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955 Max Liebman Presents: Big Time (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955 Max Liebman Presents: Variety (TV Movie) (producer)
 1955 Max Liebman Presents: Naughty Marietta (TV Movie) (producer)
 1954 Babes in Toyland (TV Movie) (producer)
 1954 Max Liebman Presents: Spotlight (TV Special) (producer)
 1954 Best Foot Forward (TV Movie) (producer)
 1954 Lady in the Dark (TV Movie) (producer)
 1954 Satins and Spurs (TV Movie) (producer)
 1950 The Star-Spangled Revue (TV Movie) (producer)
 1950 Your Show of Shows (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1950) ... (producer)
 1949 The Admiral Broadway Revue (TV Series) (producer - 17 episodes)
- Encore (1949) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.17 (1949) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.16 (1949) ... (producer)
- Some Place to Go (1949) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.14 (1949) ... (producer)
Show Show Director (21 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)

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Other Works:

The Illustrators' Show (1936). Musical revue. See more »

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 493-495. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.

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