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Title Hollywood heyday : 75 candid interviews with golden age legends / David Fantle and Tom Johnson.
Publication Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]
Copyright date ©2018
Description 1 online resource.
text file
Call # eBOOK
Note Includes index.
Contents Cover; Table of Contents; Foreword by Robert Wagner; Preface: Origin Story; Vaudeville Was Not a Place! (Will Ahern and Eddie Parks); It Ain't Easy Being Green (Eddie Albert); Alphabet Soup (Steve Allen); Read All About Him (Ed Asner); That Nimble Tread (Fred Astaire); Having (Less Than) a Ball with Lucy (Lucille Ball); What's the Buzz? (Rona Barrett); The Biggest in the Business (Milton Berle); Dog Day Afternoon (Jacqueline Bisset); Blanc's Slate (Mel Blanc); The Importance of being Ernest (Ernest Borgnine); Comedy in Three Acts (George Burns); Measuring Up (James Cagney)
What Makes Sammy Run? (Sammy Cahn)The-Great-Minneapolis-Kidnap-Caper (Frank Capra); Stardust and Residuals (Hoagy Carmichael); The Gamine (Leslie Caron); Jacked! (Jack Carter); "Beautiful Dynamite" (Cyd Charisse); "Mannix": The Last Interview (Mike Connors); Festering (Jackie Coogan); Fred and Ed (and Johnny) (Fred de Cordova and Ed McMahon); Angie (Angie Dickinson); Testy(monial) (Sparring with Stanley Donen); You Must Remember This (Julius Epstein); Common and Preferred (Peter Falk); With a Song in Her Heart (Kathryn Grayson); Man Tan (George Hamilton)
This One's for the Birds (Tippi Hedren)Holy Moses!-Heston on High (Charlton Heston); All the Best Lines (Al Hirschfeld); On the Road with "Old Ski Nose" (Bob Hope); "To the Greats Without a Microphone" (George Jessel); "How Do You Like Them Apples?" (Shirley Jones and Rod Steiger); The Real McCoy (DeForest Kelley); Passing Time (with Gene Kelly); The Last of the Great Anchormen (Ted Knight); Clock Watching (with Martin Landau); The Art of Perfect Timing (Burton Lane); Janet and Tony and the Art of Crowd Control (Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis); Mum's the Word (Mervyn LeRoy)
Jerry-Rigged (Jerry Lewis)"Great Songs, Drudge Assignments, It Never Mattered" (Jay Livingston and Ray Evans); Nice and Easy Does It Every Time (Karl Malden); The "Toy King" (Louis Marx); Frankly Speaking (Billy May); Baked Alaska (Virginia Mayo); Tops in Taps (Ann Miller); MGM's Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Vincente Minnelli); TV's Funniest Shrink (Bob Newhart); The Great American Flyers (The Nicholas Brothers); Fred Astaire's Silent Partner (Hermes Pan); Of Mockingbirds and Maniacs (Gregory Peck); Maledictions in a Minor Chord (André Previn); Unsinkable (Debbie Reynolds)
The Merchant of Venom, Defanged (Don Rickles)Behind the Tinsel (Mickey Rooney); The Also-Ran (Benny Rubin); A Delicate Balance (Eva Marie Saint); The Pen Is Mightier Than the Clarinet (Artie Shaw); By George! (George Sidney); The Untouchable (Robert Stack); A Long Meander with RJ (Robert Wagner); Benchwarmer (Eli Wallach); A Friend of Dorothy (Charles Walters); Lullabies and Nightmares (Harry Warren); A Short Take on The Three Stooges (Jules White); In the Swim with Neptune's Daughter (Esther Williams); His Favorite Things (Robert Wise); Afterword: A View from the Terrace; Index
Summary "In 1978, David Fantle and Tom Johnson, St. Paul teenagers, boarded a plane to meet with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. Over the years, more than 250 stars agreed to interviews. This selection of 75 interviews chronicles the authors' 40-year quest for wisdom, insights and anecdotes from iconic artists who defined 20th century American popular culture"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 13, 2018).
Subject Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Interviews.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
PERFORMING ARTS / Reference.
Motion picture actors and actresses. (OCoLC)fst01027096
Motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01027285
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
1900-1999
Genre Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Interviews. (OCoLC)fst01423832
Addl. Author Fantle, David, interviewer, editor.
Johnson, Tom, 1959 December 14- interviewer, editor.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
ISBN 9781476632834 (electronic bk.)
1476632839 (electronic bk.)

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