You'll Never Get Rich - The Bilko Story

Dick Vosburgh pays tribute to perhaps one of the most popular comedy series ever, first shown fifty years ago on American TV - The Phil Silvers Show, aka You'll Never Get Rich, but popularly known as the Bilko Show.

Contributors include his daughter Tracey Silvers, M.A.S.H.

writer Larry Gelbart, cast members Allan Melvin, Mickey Freeman and Gretchen Wyler, writer Barry Blitzer and Steve Everitt from the British Phil Silvers Appreciation Society, with archive material from Phil Silvers himself and extracts from the shows.

And then of course there's the Bilko Growl!.

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Dick Vosburgh pays tribute to perhaps one of the most popular comedy series ever, first shown fifty years ago on American TV - The Phil Silvers Show, aka You'll Never Get Rich, but popularly known as the Bilko Show.

Contributors include his daughter Tracey Silvers, M.A.S.H. writer Larry Gelbart, cast members Allan Melvin, Mickey Freeman and Gretchen Wyler, writer Barry Blitzer and Steve Everitt from the British Phil Silvers Appreciation Society, with archive material from Phil Silvers himself and extracts from the shows. And then of course there's the Bilko Growl!

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Dick Vosburgh pays tribute to perhaps one of the most popular comedy series ever, first shown fifty years ago on American TV - The Phil Silvers Show, aka You'll Never Get Rich, but popularly known as the Bilko Show.

Contributors include his daughter Tracey Silvers, M.A.S.H.

writer Larry Gelbart, cast members Allan Melvin, Mickey Freeman and Gretchen Wyler, writer Barry Blitzer and Steve Everitt from the British Phil Silvers Appreciation Society, with archive material from Phil Silvers himself and extracts from the shows.

And then of course there's the Bilko Growl!.

2005110120060908

Dick Vosburgh pays tribute to perhaps one of the most popular comedy series ever, first shown fifty years ago on American TV - The Phil Silvers Show, aka You'll Never Get Rich, but popularly known as the Bilko Show.

Contributors include his daughter Tracey Silvers, M.A.S.H.

writer Larry Gelbart, cast members Allan Melvin, Mickey Freeman and Gretchen Wyler, writer Barry Blitzer and Steve Everitt from the British Phil Silvers Appreciation Society, with archive material from Phil Silvers himself and extracts from the shows.

And then of course there's the Bilko Growl!.

20060908

Dick Vosburgh pays tribute to one of the most popular comedy series ever, first shown over 50 years ago on American TV - The Phil Silvers Show aka You'll Never Get Rich, but popularly known as the Bilko Show.

Contributors include Phil's daughter Tracey Silvers; MASH writer Larry Gelbart; cast members Allan Melvin, Mickey Freeman and Gretchen Wyler; writer Barry Blitzer and Steve Everitt - from the British Phil Silvers Appreciation Society. Featuring archive material from Phil Silvers himself, and extracts from the shows.