Kristy and Jimmy McNichol Present ABC All-Star Saturday [ABC All-Star Saturday Preview Special]
Orem, Utah: Osmond Television, 1978. Rough Final Draft script for the 1978 television special, copy belonging to Haywood Nelson, his name printed on bottom right of binder housing the script, and written in holograph ink on top of two script pages. The variety show special aired on ABC on September 9, 1978, starring Kristy and Jimmy McNichol, and co-starring Donny Most, Haywood Nelson, Donny Osmond, Adam Rich, Danielle Spencer, Joey Travolta, Frankie Valli, and the animated Pink Panther cartoon character. Preceding the script are two green "Taping Schedule" pages and a four page "Short Rundown." Laid in is a "remittance advance" receipt, dated 1/18/79.
Haywood Nelson was a popular African American child actor best known for his roles in the ABC comedy sitcoms "What's Happening!!" (1976-1979) and "What's Happening Now!!" (1985-1988).
The ABC All-Star Saturday Preview Special was an annual variety show special featuring popular performers performing song and dance numbers, and sketch comedy pieces, introducing and previewing the upcoming season of Saturday morning television shows.
Blue titled wrappers, noted as ROUGH FINAL DRAFT on the front wrapper, with credits for director Tim Kiley and executive producers Osmond Brothers. Title page present, with credits for the cast. 118 leaves, with last page of text numbered 116. Xerographic duplication, rectos only, with yellow and pink revision pages throughout, dated 8/7/78, and blue "Commercial" pages and green "ABC Promo" pages throughout. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, with some foxing to front wrapper, housed in a titled yellow binder, binder Very Good plus with bowing to the boards and light soiling.
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