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We're ready for you, Mr. Grodin : behind the scenes at talk shows, movies, and elsewhere

Author: Charles Grodin
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here, for the first time, the author tells the behind-the-scenes story of the talk show confrontations -- why he was banned by Johnny Carson and why he brought an "attorney" with him for a David Letterman appearance. There are also vivid portraits of Dustin Hoffman, Bill Murray, Oliver Stone, and Diane Sawyer, among countless others.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Named Person: Charles Grodin; Charles Grodin; Charles Grodin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Grodin
ISBN: 0025457950 9780025457959
OCLC Number: 29478696
Notes: "A Lisa Drew book."
Includes index.
Description: xv, 320 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface (p.ix) --
The 100 most powerful people in Hollywood (p.xi) --
Talk shows (p.1). Banned by Johnny Carson (p.3) --
Suing David Letterman (p.17) --
One of the funniest people in the world-Albert Brooks (p.22) --
From Merv to Arsenio (p.25) --
Making a career (p.43). Making a career? (p.45) --
Critics and other problems (p.52) --
The people I started out with (p.61) --
Acting classes and other weird things (p.63) --
Authorities who don't know what they're talking about (p.67) --
Personal appearances (p.69). One man show (p.71) Watch out for me (p.85) --
Presenting awards (p.93) --
The Los Angeles riots (p.100) --
A trip to Washington (p.106) --
Night of a hundred stars (p.109) --
Goofing with my pals (p.115). Cont.): Theatre (p.117). Keeping promises (p.119) --
The Audience survey (p.125) --
Going backstage (p.130) --
Working in the theatre (p.133) --
Personalities (p.135). Art Carney (p.137) --
Jackie Mason (p.139) --
Walter Matthau (p.141) --
Bill Murray (p.144) --
John Belushi (p.145) --
Gilda Radner (p.147) --
Chevy Chase (p.148) --
Neil Simon (p.150) --
Herb Gardner (p.152) --
Oliver Stone (p.154) --
Robert Altman (p.156) --
Otto Preminger (p.158) --
Diane Sawyer (p.159) --
Dustin Hoffman (p.161) --
Anthony Perkins (p.164) --
Louise Lasser (p.166) --
Danny Thomas (p.169) --
Peter Falk (p.171) --
Paul Simon (p.173) --
Movies (p.183). Difficulties (p.185) --
The Academy awards (p.218) --
I screen test for Pretty Woman (p.220) --
Attorneys (p.223) --
Working with a dog (p.230). Cont.): Happy times (p.234) --
A movie day-the early hours (p.251) --
Heart and souls (p.259) --
Epilogue (p.313) --
Index (p.317).
Other Titles: We are ready for you, Mister Grodin.
Responsibility: Charles Grodin.

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Here, for the first time, the author tells the behind-the-scenes story of the talk show confrontations -- why he was banned by Johnny Carson and why he brought an "attorney" with him for a David Letterman appearance. There are also vivid portraits of Dustin Hoffman, Bill Murray, Oliver Stone, and Diane Sawyer, among countless others.

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