The Funniest Comedy Icons of the 20th Century, Volume 2

The Funniest Comedy Icons of the 20th Century, Volume 2

by John Stanley


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In a continuation of his memorable Vol. 1, again journey into a world of comedy featuring some of the best comedians and comediennes of a different time and place.

Dozens of encounters, each based on a one-on-one interview, some dating as far back as the 1960s, recalled by John Stanley, for thirty-three years an entertainment writer for the San Francisco Chronicle's Datebook.

Stanley specialized in exclusive moments with stars and up-and-coming stars, searching for how and why they had succeeded or were trying to succeed with comedy in the worlds of night clubs, television, and motion pictures.

Enter the lives of such historic show biz personalities as:

Shelley Berman

Carol Channing

Jim Nabors

Ronnie Schell

Frank Sutton

Richard Kiel

Chuck Jones

Tom Hanks

Carol Burnett

James Coco

Adrienne Barbeau

Conrad Bain

Sally Struthers

Jean Stapleton

Barbara Feldon

Ed Platt

Don Adams

Pat Paulsen

The Smothers Brothers

Mary Tyler Moore

Vicki Lawrence

Harvey Korman

Tim Conway

Ernie Anderson

Gale Gordon

Phyllis diller

Ken Curtis

Dom Deluise

Jerry Colonna

Barbara Eden

George Carlin

Frank Fontaine

Cloris Leachman

Dick Shawn

Bob Newhart

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593939106
Publisher: BearManor Media
Publication date: 03/28/2016
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

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