The Laugh Makers

The Laugh Makers

A Behind-the-scenes Tribute to Bob Hope's Incredible Gag Writers

Audiobook on MP3 CD - 2013
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In The Laugh Makers, Bob Mills takes us on a delightful, side-splitting journey back to the slapstick sketch comedy of television's golden age--a long-ago era of variety, song and dance, brilliant patter, and a seemingly endless parade of laughs-sprung from the genius of "gag men," that talented group of wit-blessed wordsmiths to whom the book pays well-deserved homage. The Laugh Makers is a priceless collection of heretofore unpublished recollections revealing untold secrets and goings-on behind the scenes on The Bob Hope Show from Stockholm to Bora Bora, London to Peking. It's jam-packed with stories [and] anecdotes, his guest stars, and his writers-all from a fondly remembered past that will have you chuckling from start to finish. Bob Mills is well qualified to salute the famous corps of gag men who kept the comedian knee-deep in jokes. These firsthand recollections summon up the final phase of Hope's career-and the end of the trail for an entire brand of show business.
Publisher: Ashland, Or. :, Blackstone Audio, Inc.,, [2013]
ISBN: 9781482930788
1482930781
Branch Call Number: TB 792.7 MIL NVD
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio,rda
digital,optical,rda
1 audio disc (approximately 11 1/2 hr.) : digital, MP3 ; 4 3/4 in

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