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|Named Person:||Sheila MacRae; Gordon MacRae; Gordon MacRae; Sheila MacRae; Gordon MacRae; Sheila MacRae|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sheila MacRae; H Paul Jeffers
|Notes:||"A Birch Lane Press book."
|Description:||271 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||1. The Malted Milk Kids --
2. Sex and Scandal on the Hollywood Merry-go-round --
3. Curly, Billy, and Me --
4. Lucy and Me --
5. Lady in Disguise --
6. White House Invitations --
7. The Day the Carousel Stopped --
8. 13 Sutton Place --
9. Mr. Francis Albert Sinatra --
10. Jackie Gleason and the Last Alice Kramden --
11. Family Matters --
12. Doors Opened, Doors Closed --
13. Friends, Lovers, and Me --
14. Last Silver Song of a Lark --
15. Move On.
|Responsibility:||with H. Paul Jeffers.|
In this candid and memorable autobiography Sheila reveals how she picked up the pieces. For a time she starred as Alice Kramden on "The Honeymooners" with Jackie Gleason, and eventually launched "The Sheila MacRae Show," a syndicated TV talk show. Hollywood Mother of the Year is peppered throughout with Sheila's compelling remembrances involving the stars of Hollywood--from Shirley Jones to Frank Sinatra (who became Sheila's lover)--and an unforgettable scene in which President Lyndon Johnson tried to bed her in the White House. And throughout this remarkable story of a woman striving to find herself, there is always Gordon MacRae--her first, true love--and the touching, moving end of his life.