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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (10 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert L. Mills Narrator: Mr. Bob Mills, Gary Owens (preface) Publisher: Waterlogg Productions Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Over 11 hours of entertainment! says Laugh-In's Gary Owens. 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 word-smiths 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The Laugh Makers is a priceless collection of heretofore unpublished recollections revealing untold secrets and goings-on behind the scenes on the Bob Hope Show, from Stockholm to Bora Bora, London to Peking.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 - 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 first-hand recollections summon up the final phase of Hope's career - and the end of the trail for an entire brand of show business.

The Laugh Makers was listed in Leonard Maltin's Movie Crazy - Year End Book Survey 2009.

The Laugh Makers: A Behind-the-Scenes Tribute to Bob Hope's Incredible Gag Writers was written and read by Robert L. Mills, with a preface read by Gary Owens. It was produced by Joe Bevilacqua, with music by Barry Dugan. Buy the print book here: http://www.amazon.com/LAUGH-MAKERS-Behind-Scenes-Incredible/dp/1593933231orhttp://bobhopeslaughmakers.weebly.com/

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sandra | 2/7/2013

    " This is a wonderful book, authored by one of Bob Hope's most hilarious writers. I loved every chapter. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Carrie | 7/2/2012

    " Kind of boring actually. Too much detail about people and places I don't remember (wasn't around). Maybe if I was more familiar with the Bob Hope show? "

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