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Comedy Writer Larry Gelbart

Comedy writer Larry Gelbart. In the 1950s he was part of a team of television writers that included Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and others who wrote for Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows and Caesar's Hour. Gelbart went on to develop and write for the television version of M*A*S*H. Also, he wrote the screenplays for Oh, God! and Tootsie, and the stage play for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (which has recently been revived on Broadway). (REBROADCAST from 8

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