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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)
(1955)
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  The Revlon Revue (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes, 1960) (executive producer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Seventy Six Men and Peggy Lee (1960) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1960) ... (executive producer)
 1959 The Big Party (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Barbara Britton hostess (1959) ... (executive producer)
- Eva Gabor hostess (1959) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 3 December 1959 (1959) ... (executive producer)
- Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. host (1959) ... (executive producer)
- Irene Dunne hostess (1959) ... (executive producer)
 1950 Abe Burrows' Almanac (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- Final Show (1950) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.12 (1950) ... (producer)
- Marilyn Cantor, Eric Victor (1950) ... (producer)
- Monica Lewis (1950) ... (producer)
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Other Works:

(10/13/70-11/21/70) Stage: Directed Jay Presson Allen's adaptation of Pierre Barillet and Jean-Pierre Grédy's play, "Forty Carats," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, with Barbara Rush in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Abram S. Burrows
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Personal Quote:

When you're dealing with songwriters, I think you're dealing with the most intuitive kind of guys. None of them can explain where the hell their stuff is coming from. They're all a little nuts - and it comes out. See, everybody forgets that the purest example of abstract art in our world is music. Music gives you all of those things - love, hate, anger, fear - all of it in abstract form. See more »

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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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Sagittarius

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