Backstage With the Original Hollywood Square

Backstage With the Original Hollywood Square

  • ISBN-13: 9781558539808
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Peter Marshall was the host for 17 years of the phenomenally successfulcelebrity game show, The Hollywood Squares. This is the insidestory from why Peter took the job (he did not want Dan Rowan to get it) to theinner workings of the show (how did Paul Lynde come up with all those jokes?).From stories about regulars Wally Cox, Rose Marie, Cliff Arquette as CharleyWeaver, Nannette Fabray, and Abby Dalton to stories about the guests - BettyGrable, Helen Hayes, George C. Scott, Richard Burton, and everybody else who wasanybody in Hollywood.Hollywood Squares debuted in 1966 and became, along with TheTonight Show, one of the two shows to be on if you wanted to plug a newmovie, show, or book. There are stories of friendships and romances that grew onthe show, stories of what happened when the show taped in Puerto Vallarta,Vancouver, and Jamaica. There are stories of The Hollywood Squares'funniest moments and bloopers, including those that never got by the censors.The book includes a CD of along-out-of-print album, Zingers from The Hollywood Squares.Backstage with the Original Hollywood Square is an insider's view ofone of the most remarkable television shows of all time.  

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