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A brilliant tv writer producer

ARNOLD KANE

Publisher: BookBaby

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"A Brilliant TV Writer/Producer" is my fourth book. I started my television career in 1956 producing "Pantomime Quiz" a comedy game show starring Mike Stokey. Stokey won the first Emmy ever given for a game show. He moved Pantomime Quiz from Hollywood to New York City in 1966. I booked all the talent on the show and wrote all the stumpers or charades used on the series. Among the Talent I book on Pantomime Quiz was Dick Van Dyke, Carol Burnett, Howie Morris, Stubby Kaye, Susan Cabot, Merv Griffin, Bobby Morse, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Basil Rathbone, Anne Francis. We also used Johnny Carson, Dick Clark, Morty Gunty and Henny Youngman. After that I produced and wrote a Golf Series starring 1958 PGA Champion Dow Finsterwald and has guests like: Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Mantle, Roger Marris, Rocky Graziano, Jack Dempsey, Phil Foster, Harvey Stone. I also worked with Regis Philbin, Cary Grant, Raquel Welch, Mike Douglas, Roger Ailes, John Wayne, Lucy, Mary Tyler Moore, Marlo Thomas, Danny Thomas, Andy Griffith, Earle Hagen, Joe Namath, Jack Lemmon,Rowan and Martin, Goldie Hawn, Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton, Linda Lavin, Richard Burton, Sammy Davis Jr, Elizabeth Taylor, Carl Reiner, Rob Reiner, Bonnie Franklin, E. Duke Vincent, Diana Rigg, Sam Denoff, Bill Persky, Fred Silverman, Sharon Gless, Pat Harrington, Bill D'angelo, Aaron Spelling, Doug Cramer, Gordon Farr, Bob Newhart, Bernie Brillstein, John Denver, Jack Benny, Bob Hope, George Burns, The Carpenters, Dixie Carter Hal Holborok,Jimmy Breslin, Frank Sinatra, Vic Damone , Susan Clark, Alex Karris, Manny Lewis, David Susskind, Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin, Sonny Bono, Cher, Betty White among others.

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