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In such good company : eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox / Carol Burnett.

Burnett, Carol (author.).

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  • 11 of 11 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

"Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show. In Such Good Company delves into little-known stories of the guests, sketches and antics that made the show legendary, as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again. Carol lays it all out for us, from the show's original conception to its evolution into one of the most beloved primetime programs of its generation." --
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Union Carnegie Public Library 791.45 BURNETT (Text) 37883000312112 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_6months 06/27/2017 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101904657
  • Physical Description: xi, 301 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, [2016]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- In the sandbox -- A man's game -- Play! -- Variety shows in the seventies -- A typical week -- Let's bump up the lights! -- Some of my favorite Q&As -- Our gang -- Those behind the scenes for the entire eleven-year run -- "Life once removed": a conversation with Larry Gelbart -- Explaining a punch line -- Our recurring sketches of the years -- The famous blooper -- Cracking up -- "The pigeon lady" gets back at Tim -- Characters and auras -- The movie parodies -- Our trips to England, Ireland, and Italy -- "And then somebody asked me..." -- A miracle moment -- Down memory lane with some of our guests -- "Lovely story," "The Funn family," and other guests -- Embarrassing moments -- "Are those your own teeth?" and other questions I've answered -- The night I got even -- The mini-musicals -- Australia -- Lights, camera, action: more movie parodies I loved -- Stress relief -- The flip shows -- More special memories about some other amazing guest stars -- The night I fired Harvey -- The Emmys -- A conversation with Dick Cavett -- Harvey leaves our show -- Our final season and the last show -- Afterword -- The artist entrance -- Wrapping it all up -- Appendix 1: Shows and guests -- Appendix 2: Writers by season.
Summary, etc.:
"Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show. In Such Good Company delves into little-known stories of the guests, sketches and antics that made the show legendary, as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again. Carol lays it all out for us, from the show's original conception to its evolution into one of the most beloved primetime programs of its generation." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Carol Burnett show.
Burnett, Carol > Anecdotes.
Television programs > United States > History > 20th century.
Comedians > United States > Anecdotes.

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