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Hollywood and me : my wild ride through the golden age of television

Author: Bernard Rothman
Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bernie Rothman wrote popular, classic TV shows like My Three Sons and produced career-defining specials for stars like Judy Garland, George Burns, Diana Ross, Burt Reynolds, and Rudolf Nureyev. In this memoir, Rothman wittily describes his dealings with these male and female divas, from witnessing Peggy Lee trashing the Andrews Sisters to dragging Nureyev out of the bathtub minutes before airtime. Along the way, he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rothman, Bernard, 1933-
Hollywood and me.
Vancouver : Greystone Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)70176314
Named Person: Bernard Rothman; Bernard Rothman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Rothman
ISBN: 9781926812120 1926812123
OCLC Number: 722899842
Description: 1 online resource : portraits
Contents: Preface --
Prologue : the show must go on --
or must it? --
1 Birth of a playwright --
2 School's out, school's in --
3 Welcome to the real world --
4 The runaway --
5 Getting my feet wet in TV --
6 Onward and upward --
7 Waltzing Mathilda --
8 Partners, Partners! --
9 Which side of the rainbow? --
10 With my tail between my legs --
11 A family of kings --
12 The kid from Brooklyn --
13 There'll always be an England --
14 A producer at last --
15 Betwixt and between --
16 The princess of Motown --
17 AD --
after Diana --
18 The dog days of divorce --
19 And all that jazz --
20 She gave me fever --
21 Danny Kaye --
with and without him.
Responsibility: Bernie Rothman.
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Bernie Rothman wrote popular, classic TV shows like My Three Sons and produced career-defining specials for stars like Judy Garland, George Burns, Diana Ross, Burt Reynolds, and Rudolf Nureyev. In this memoir, Rothman wittily describes his dealings with these male and female divas, from witnessing Peggy Lee trashing the Andrews Sisters to dragging Nureyev out of the bathtub minutes before airtime. Along the way, he reveals the secrets of writing a good sitcom, making Hollywood and Me both an insider's guide to success in Hollywood and a delightful record of a treasured time.

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