Packed with wonderful anecdotes about famous personalities and friendships, and the comedienne’s trademark humor, this deliciously entertaining book will give readers an entrée into Betty’s fascinating life, stories of Betty’s off-screen life, confirming yet again why we can’t get enough of this funny lady.
A memoir of betty white's first five decades on television—as irreverent and irresistible as the beloved actress herself. Betty white first appeared on television in 1949 and has gone on to have one of the most amazing careers in TV history, starring in shows such as Life with Elizabeth, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and The Golden Girls, among many others.
She is one of the hardest-working actresses of any era, and her sense of humor and perennial optimism have seen her through half a century of industry changes and delighted millions of fans. Here we go again is a behind-the-scenes look at betty’s career from her start on radio to her first show, to several iterations of The Betty White Show and much, Hollywood on Television, much more.
Now, a year in which she has enjoyed a huge resurgence of popularity, during Betty’s sixty-first year on screen, her 1995 memoir makes a comeback too.
If You Ask Me: And of Course You Won't
The new york times bestseller from the beloved actress and hollywood icon who's made us laugh on shows from the Mary Tyler Moore Show to Golden Girls to Saturday Night Live!In this candid take on everything from the unglamorous reality behind red-carpet affairs to her beauty regimen “I have no idea what color my hair is, and I never intend to find out”, celebrity, Betty White shares her observations about life, and love for humans and animals.
Filled with photos, if you ask Me is funny, sweet, and straight to the point—just like Betty. Great product! .
Betty White: The First 90 Years
Mixed in with the significant accomplishments of this TV pioneer are a lot of laughs and fun memories from her literally thousands of hours of TV appearances. Look inside and roam betty s roles from her snarky, unforgettable appearances as Sue Ann Nivens on the ground-breaking Mary Tyler Moore Show to her naÃ¯ve air-head Rose Nylund, one fourth of the mega-hit sitcom, The Golden Girls.
Whether it is sue ann nivens how to get the man advice, to one of Rose Nylunds St. A whole new generation of fans know betty only from her appearances on Saturday Night Live, Boston Legal, or her scene-stealing ways on the big screen, Hot in Cleveland, including Lake Placid and The Proposal. Inside you will find all the facts you would ever want to have to stump some of her younger fans who think they have just discovered Betty.
. Betty white: the first 90 years takes a fan-based look at one of America's most loved and most endearing stars and if the first nine decades of her life are any indication there is a lot of fun still to come. Olaf stories, you will enjoy spending time with the last of America s truly Golden Girls!Betty White: The First 90 Years, is a Benjamin Franklin Digital Book Award Silver Honoree Winner! Great product!
Betty whites career spans from the very start of television to the phenomena now known as social media.
Betty White: In Person
Discussing everything, and death, from friendship, and anger, loneliness, aging, to romance, love, sex, the television actress shares her thoughts and experiences of life Great product!.
This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection
This poignant look back allows us to cry with the actress during her sorrows, rejoice in her successes, and finally, always, to laugh. Now, in this time together, Carol really lets her hair down and tells one funny or touching or memorable story after another. The carol burnett show was seen each week by millions of adoring fans and won twenty-five Emmys in its remarkable eleven-year run.
Great product! This touching and hilarious memoir is 100 percent Carol Burnett—funny, irreverent, and irresistible. Carol burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. In engaging anecdotes, lucille ball, carol discusses her remarkable friendships with stars such as jimmy stewart, and julie andrews; the background behind famous scenes, Cary Grant, like the moment she swept down the stairs in her curtain-rod dress in the legendary “Went with the Wind” skit; and things that would happen only to Carol—the prank with Julie Andrews that went wrong in front of the First Lady; the famous Tarzan Yell that saved her during a mugging; and the time she faked a wooden leg to get served in a famous ice cream emporium.
Golden Girls Forever: An Unauthorized Look Behind the Lanai
They were the golden girls, and for seven seasons, this hilarious quartet enchanted millions of viewers with their witty banter, verve, and love, sass, and reaffirmed the power of friendship and family. Over thirty years after it first aired, podcasts, thanks to fan fiction, arts and crafts, The Golden Girls has become a cult classic, hundreds of fan blogs and websites, and syndication.
Great product! Harper Design. Now, golden girls forever pays homage to this wildly popular, acclaimed, and award-winning sitcom. New york times bestsellerthe complete, first-ever Golden Girls retrospective, more than two hundred color and black-and-white photos, behind-the-scenes and never-before-revealed stories, packed with hundreds of exclusive interviews, commentary, and more.
They were four women of a certain age, man-hungry belle Blanche, living together under one roof in Miami—smart and strong Dorothy, airhead Rose, and smart-mouthed matriarch Sophia. Drawing on interviews with the show’s creators, and crew members, actors, producers, guest stars, writers, Jim Colucci paints a comprehensive portrait of the Girls both in front of the cameras and behind the scenes.
Illustrated with hundreds of photos, estelle gettybursting with fun facts, and insights, perez hilton, anecdotes, jason collins, laverne cox, before their deaths; and fan-favorite actors who appeared on the show• Harvey Fierstein's tribute to his close friend, Ross Mathews, including stills from the show and a treasure trove of never-before-seen and newly rediscovered photos, Zachary Quinto, reminiscences, many other celebrities share their love of the Girls• Exclusive interviews with ninety-four-year-old Betty White; the famously private Bea Arthur and Rue McClanahan, Golden Girls Forever includes:• Girls and Their Guests: short profiles of the show’s most famous guest stars• Why I Love the Girls: Lance Bass, Chris Colfer, and many, Golden Girls Forever is the ultimate companion to the show for fans old and new.
If You Ask Me: And of Course You Won't
If you ask me mixes her thoughtful observations with humorous stories from a seven- decade career in Hollywood. Featuring all-new material, if you ask me is funny, sweet, with a focus on the past fifteen years of her life, and to the point-just like Betty White. Harper Design. Filled with photos, sweet, "if you ask Me" is funny, and straight to the point-just like Betty.
Great product! It-girl betty white delivers a hilarious, life, celebrity, slyly profound take on love, and everything in between. Longtime fans and new fans alike will relish betty's candid take on everything from her rumored crush on Robert Redford true to her beauty regimen "I have no idea what color my hair is and I never intend to find out" to the Facebook campaign that helped persuade her to host Saturday Night Live despite her having declined the hosting job three times already.
Drawing from a lifetime of lessons learned, romantic love, love for animals, aging, television, fans, seven-time Emmy winner Betty White's wit and wisdom take center stage as she tackles topics like friendship, and the brave new world of celebrity.
My First Five Husbands...And the Ones Who Got Away
Filled with photos, sweet, "if you ask Me" is funny, and straight to the point-just like Betty. Three Rivers Press. Still, she was determined to make it on the stage and screen—and in the years that followed, rose to the top of the entertainment world with a host of adventures and husbands along the way.
Harper Design. From her roles on broadway opposite dustin hoffman and brad davis, to the Golden Girls era and beyond, to her first television appearances on Maude and All in the Family, My First Five Husbands is the irresistible story of one woman’s quest to find herself. Rue is proof that many things can and do get better with age—and that, if she keeps her wits about her, even a small-town girl can make it big.
People always ask me if I'm like Blanche. Raised in small-town oklahoma in a house “thirteen telephone poles past the standpipe north of town, ” Rue developed her two great passions—theater and men—at an early age. That’s when she met and married Husband #1—a handsome rogue of an aspiring actor who quickly left her with a young son.
Rue mcclanahan, best known for her portrayal of blanche devereaux on the Emmy-award winning series The Golden Girls reveals her life in and out of the spotlight in a laugh-out-loud funny memoir about love, men, marriage, and getting older that is every bit as colorful as the characters she played. And i say, blanche was an oversexed, 'well, man-crazy, self-involved, vain Southern Belle from Atlanta -- and I'm not from Atlanta!’” -- Rue McClanahan Great product!.
She arrived in new york city in 1957 with two-weeks worth of money in her pocket, and began working her way up in the acting world against the vibrant, hustled her way into a class with the legendary Uta Hagen, free-spirited backdrop of the sixties.
LIFE ICONS Betty White: The Illustrated Biography
Her constant smile was the front for a wry and often wicked sense of humor. Filled with photos, sweet, "if you ask Me" is funny, and straight to the point-just like Betty. Three Rivers Press. But as happened with lucille Ball, over time it became evident that Betty White had an instinctual gift for comedy.
She was a "girl singer" in the big band era and got her first TV gig right after graduating from high school: singing songs from the Lehar operetta The Merry Widow. Harper Design. Nothing in the world of American show business or celebrity today is more fashionable than to love Betty White. Great product! Born in illinois and raised in california, the daughter of a traveling salesman and a homemaker, she has been on the job not for a few years but for seven decades.
Be it her latest turn on "saturday night live" or her latest hysterical ad or her latest appearance on craig ferguson's "late late show" or last week's episode of "Hot in Cleveland, funny, " any and everything Betty does has us gathering at the watercooler on Monday morning: "Did you see?" But there's so much more to Betty White than the vibrant, and in the second commemorative book in LIFE's new ICONS series after the volume on Clint Eastwood, white-haired 90-year-old today's audience knows, our editors recount-and celebrate-the whole Betty White.
One of hollywood's young lovelies in the late 1930s and throughout the war years, she modeled as well as acted. She has, by now, yes, won seven emmy awards and her longtime fans know her best for her roles in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show, " "The Golden Girls" and, "Hot in Cleveland. Our life icons book will go there, of course, and will go deeper, introducing Betty White the activist her lifelong cause: the humane treatment of animals, Betty White the wife and mother, Betty White the person-not just Betty White of the watercooler.
In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox
Filled with photos, sweet, "if you ask Me" is funny, and straight to the point-just like Betty. Three Rivers Press. Harper Design. With characteristic wit and incomparable comic timing, gloria swanson, lyle waggoner, she details hiring harvey korman, Jim Nabors, Betty Grable, Rita Hayworth, Eydie Gorme, Steve Lawrence, Vicki Lawrence, including Lucille Ball, Bernadette Peters, Roddy Mcdowell, and Tim Conway; shares anecdotes about guest stars and close friends, and Betty White; and gives her take on her favorite sketches and the unpredictable moments that took both the cast and viewers by surprise.
This book is carol's love letter to a golden era in television history through the lens of her brilliant show. While writing this book, carol rewatched all 276 episodes and screen-grabbed her favorite video stills from the archives to illustrate the chemistry of the actors and the improvisational magic that made the show so successful.
Putting the spotlight on everyone from her costars to the impressive list of guest stars, Carol crafts a lively portrait of the talent and creativity that went into every episode. Get the best seat in the house for "eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox. Great product! In this new york times bestseller, comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show.
In in such good company, carol burnett pulls back the curtain on the twenty-five-time Emmy-Award winning show that made television history, and she reminisces about the outrageously funny and tender moments that made working on the series as much fun as watching it. Carol delves into little-known stories of the guests, sketches and improvisations that made The Carol Burnett Show legendary, as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again.
If I Knew Then What I Know Now ... So What
Used book in Good Condition. The star of television's "golden girls" offers witty commentary on topics ranging from marriage and motherhood to Hollywood and hypochondria with a caustic yet charming, irreverent look at life Great product! Filled with photos, sweet, "if you ask Me" is funny, and straight to the point-just like Betty.
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