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Moving Pictures

A Tale of Two Writers

Residuals are the real key to Hollywood wealth

I Love Lucy

There’s a joke about two television writers. One boasts to the other that his young daughter just spoke her first word.

“What’d she say?”

“Residuals.”

Recently, on the same day, two legendary TV writers died: Sol Saks and Madeleine Pugh Davis. Saks wrote the PILOT for the…

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