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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Jack Sidney, Sr.:

Irene Sarli:

Jack Sidney Family Touring Shows:

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Jack Sidney Family Collection, ca. 1910-1983



Descriptive Summary

Creator Sidney, Jack
Title SIDNEY (JACK) FAMILY COLLECTION,
Dates: ca. 1910-1983
Abstract: Collection consists of diaries, photographs, motion pictures, newspaper clippings and scrapbooks documenting the lives of Jack Sidney, Sr., and his wife Irene Sarli and their son Jack, Jr. Jack , Sr., and Irene Sidney were vaudeville performers. Jack Sidney, Sr., managed USO shows from 1944 to 1947. Jack Sidney, Jr., is a touring show manager and president of the Jack Sidney Organization Inc. The bulk of the collection documents his management of family touring shows. Forms part of the Touring Entertainment Industry Archive.
ID AR 94-266
Extent 4 ft., 6 in.
Language English.
Repository The University of Texas at AustinCenter for American History

Biographical Note

Jack Sidney, Sr., and his wife Irene Sarli were vaudeville performers from 1908 until 1942. Jack Sidney, Sr., managed USO shows from 1944 to 1947. Jack Sidney, Jr., is a touring show manager and president of the Jack Sidney Organization Inc., specializing in entertainment management, advertising, publicity and promotion.

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Scope and Contents

Collection consists of diaries, photographs, motion pictures, newspaper clippings and scrapbooks documenting the lives of Jack Sidney, Sr., and his wife Irene Sarli and their son Jack, Jr. The bulk of the collection documents the management by Jack Sidney, Jr., of family touring shows such as Disney on Parade and the Ice Capades.

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Organization

Organized by family member.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Sarli, Irene--Archives.
Sidney, Jack, Jr.--Archives.
Sidney, Jack, Sr.--Archives.
Sidney family--Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
United Service Organizations (U.S.)
Disney on Parade.
Ice Capades, Inc.--Archives.
Subjects
Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.)
Skating--Exhibitions.
Vaudeville.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jack Sidney Family Collection, ca. 1910-1983, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 
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3G326 Jack Sidney, Sr.:
Expense diaries, 1933-1935, 1945-1947, 1949
Expense, salary record book for traveling shows, October 1942 - January 1, 1943
Correspondence, 1921, 1923, 1940, undated
USO camp shows performance lists and correspondence, 1945-1947
Scripts, jokes and monologues
Playbills:
United Steelworkers of America Convention, 1956
The Empress Theatre, ca. 1910
Lowe's Century Newsette, Baltimore, March 14, 21, 27, 1927
Lowe's Weekly, New York City, February 2, 1934
List of performers, undated
Down Memory Lane, by Guy Magley, booklet includes names of vaudeville acts, 1914-1947
Hollywood Comedy Club newsletter, 1977
Clippings from scrapbook
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2.325/D40b Broadsides:
Advertisement for song "Magnolia"
Playbill for The Friars Frolic
Glascow Alhambra, 1911
Scrapbook, related to career
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3S385 Photographs, personal and professional, relating to vaudeville productions

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3G326 Irene Sarli:
Scrapbook clippings, 1924
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2.325/D40b Scrapbook pages, 1920-1923
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3S385 Photographs from scrapbook

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3G327 Jack Sidney Family Touring Shows:
Yabba Dabba Doo, 1979:
Technical manual
Scripts
Budgets
Schedules
Cast biographies
1980 PRO Award entry
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3S385 Promotional negatives
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3G327 Show Your Spirit, 1983:
Fact sheets
Advanced schedules
Show program
Ice Follies, promotional manual, 1969
Carnaval do Brasil, 1975-1976:
Budgets
Press releases
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3S385 60 promotional photographs
372 color slides of cast, rehearsal, and production numbers
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2/FILM E129-E131 3 films, 16mm
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3G328 Ice Capades:
Press Kit, 1969-1970
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2.325/D40b Promotion book, 1968
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3G328 Disney on Parade:
Press Kits:
Alice II, 1970-1971
Snow White II, 1971-1972
Three Caballeros, 1973
Small World II, 1974
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3G327 Show programs:
Alice, 1970
Snow White, 1971
Three Caballeros, 1973
Mary Poppins, 1974
Posters and flyers, 1972-1974
Budget forms
Budgets, 1970-1973
Opening night agreements, 1970-1975
Far East tour, 1973-1976:
Daily reports
Ticket manifest
South American tour, 1973-1975:
Daily reports
Budgets
Agreements
Spanish scripts
European tour, 1973-1975:
Preliminary data
Agreements
Attendance reports
Mexico tour, 1973:
Daily reports
Ticket manifest
Australian tour, 1973-1975:
Preliminary data
Agreements
Daily reports
Brazilian Tour, provision of expenditures, 1974
Fact sheet by city, 1973
Box office reports, 1969-1972
Technical manual:
Snow White unit, 1971
Small World unit, 1973
Peter Pan, 1974
Scripts:
Three Caballeros, first draft, 1971
Three Caballeros, third draft, 1971
Peter Pan, 1974
Show charts for Alice, 1969
Promotional materials, itinerary cards, admission tickets
Price lists, 1969-1974
Estimated costs, 1969
Radio and television commercial scripts, 1970-1974
Operation Guideline for Advance Personnel, undated
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2/FILM E132 Films, 16 mm:
Small World, 15:34
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2/FILM E133 Films, 16 mm:
Three Caballeros, 17:25
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2/FILM E134 Films, 16 mm:
Snow White, 15:30
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2/FILM E135 Films, 16 mm:
Alice II, 14:11
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3G327 Sesame Street, proposal prepared for Children's Television Workshop, 1977
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3T327 Panoramic photograph:
Henry W. Savages Have a Heart Company, Broadway Theatre, Denver, February 1919

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