The Laugh Makers

A Behind-the-Scenes Tribute to Bob Hope's Incredible Gag Writers
CD - unabridged
Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: DD10269
Released: Sep 01, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781482930795
Narrator/s: Robert L. Mills
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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 The Laugh Makers is a priceless collection of heretofore unpublished recollections revealing untold secrets and goings-on behind the scenes on the Bob Hope Show from Stockholm to Bora Bora, London to Peking.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."-Gary Owens, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

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Author(s): Robert L. Mills
Narrator(s): Robert L. Mills
Product Number Z100095071
Released: Jun 16, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781483096438

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