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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph article dated June 27, 1961 partially reads, "His name is Al Burton and he's putting together a project called 'Operation Discovery.' Burton, 3646 Willowcrest Ave., is known in the industry as the power behind the Oscar Levant Show nationally and the Wink Martindale show locally...His plan briefly, is this: Starting off with New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota, Burton is in the process of establishing ''discovery centers' where aspirant girls of the area may congregate for charm seminars in the hopes of being selected to come--all expenses paid--to Hollywood...where Burton will make the rounds with her--to casting directors, producers, everyone."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
Burton, Al,--1928- Seventeen (HarperCollins (Firm)) Television producers and directors--United States Television--Lighting--California--San Fernando Valley Magazine covers--United States Pointing (Gesture)--California--San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs