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There's No Business Like Show Business...Was

Narrated by: Steve Rausch
Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
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You've heard Wilbur speak about Mr. Ed. Now hear what Alan Young has to say about:

  • Chapter One: Radio - the simple life! (Paul Whiteman, Tallulah Bankhead, Zero Mostel, Eddie Cantor, Jo Stafford)
  • Chapter Two: Hollywood: The breeding ground of character - and characters. ("Androcles and the Lion", Jim Backus, George Bernard Shaw, Victor Mature)
  • Chapter Three: Hollywood Parties - (Atwater Kent, Maggie Ettinger, "Margie", Louella Parsons, Jack Benny, Mary Livingston, George Burns, Ozzie & Harriett, Edgar Bergen, Orson Welles, Rita Hayworth, Red Skelton)
  • Chapter Four: Hollywood Hotchpotch (Extras & Agents)
  • Chapter Five: Watch them - they're teaching you! (Peter Lorre, Clifton Webb, Jane Russell, Gower Champion, Jeannie Mahoney, Audrey Totter)
  • Chapter Six: The good old days, or Have I been around that long? (Mickey Rooney, Jane Powell, Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowell, Jeanne Craine, Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Fibber McGee. Red Skelton, Sonja Henie, Dinah Shore, Bing Crosby)
  • Chapter Seven: Television The box they put radio into (Fred Allen, James Gleason, Chester, Chester Clute, Wally Ford)
  • Chapter Eight: On Stage Please! (John Charles Thomas, Ben Blue, Joe Besser)
  • Chapter Nine: The Time Machine - (George Pal, Tom Thumb, H.G. Welles)
  • Epilogue: It was easier then

©2016 Alan Young (P)2016 BearManor Media

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