New York : Random House Audio, p2012.
9 sound discs (11 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Subtitle from container.
Read by the author.
A lighthearted account by the producer and director of such productions as "Laverne & Shirley" and "Pretty Woman" traces his Bronx childhood, role in shaping A-list celebrity careers, and personal philosophies about life and entertainment.
The Bronx: growing up allergic to everything but stickball -- Northwestern: attending college with the thickest accent anyone had ever heard -- Korea: welcome to the United States Army, Mr. Marshall -- New York City: writing for stand-up comedians and being paid in corn beef -- Hollywood: finding love, laughs and Lucy in California -- The odd couple: running my first tv show with Oscar and Felix -- Happy days: hanging out with the Cunningham family and friends -- Schlemiel! schlimazel! Laverne & Shirley are driving the writers crazy -- Mork and Mindy: managing a martian and a new playwrighting career -- Young doctors in love: directing an outrageous hospital comedy as my first movie -- The flamingo kid: going back to my New York roots -- Nothing in common: working with the great ones Hanks and Gleason -- Overboard: capturing love on the ocean with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell -- Beaches: exploring female friendship with Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey -- Pretty woman: meeting a hooker with a heart of gold and a girl named Julia -- Frankie and Johnny: Pfeiffer, Pacino, the Claire de lune and me -- Exit to Eden: taking a wrong turn into the land of S&M -- Dear God: building stories in a post office and a new career as an actor -- The other sister: striving for different kind of love story -- Runaway bride: walking down the aisle again with Roberts and Gere -- Princess diaries: giving the royal treatment to Andrews and Hathaway -- Raising Helen: directing Kate Hudson and the next generation -- Georgia rules: Jane rules and Lindsay misbehaves -- Valentine's day: turning the camera on love and my favorite day of the year -- New year's eve: celebrating the splendor of New York City.
RHA 3528 Random House Audio