Table of contents



Foreword by Gloria Vanderbilt

Preface by William J. Jankowski

Kim Stanley

Richard Burton

Gloria Vanderbilt

Helen Hayes

Meet Me in St. Louis (Television Special)

Happy Anniversary (Film)

Arthur Penn

Anne Bancroft

Patricia Neal

Helen Keller

Suzanne Pleshette

Laurence Olivier

Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, and The Oscars

Sidney Sheldon

The Cast of The Patty Duke Show

William Asher

Margaret Hamilton

Sammy Davis, Jr.

The Kennedys

Jerry Lewis

Billie (Film)

Jacqueline Susann

Judy Garland

Susan Hayward

Lee Grant

Sharon Tate

Valley of the Dolls: Nearly Fifty Years Later

Frank Sinatra, Jr. and Sr.

James Farentino

Martin Balsam

Elsa Lanchester/Al Pacino

Liza Minnelli

Al Freeman, Jr.

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Jr.

Two on a Bench (TV Movie)

If Tomorrow Comes (TV Movie)

She Waits (TV Movie)

Deadly Harvest (TV Movie)

You’ll Like My Mother (Film)

Captains and the Kings (TV Miniseries)

Irwin Allen

Ruth Gordon

Dan Curtis

June Allyson

Game Shows

Betty White

Fred Astaire

Having Babies 3 (TV Movie)

Before and After (TV Movie)

Melissa Gilbert

The Women’s Room (TV Movie)

The Babysitter (TV Movie)

Mom, the Wolfman, and Me (TV Movie)

The Violation of Sarah McDavid (TV Movie)

Sean Astin

Elizabeth Montgomery

Mackenzie Astin

Something So Right (TV Movie)

Richard Crenna

It Takes Two (TV Series)

By Design (Film)

September Gun (TV Movie)

Barry Bostwick

Best Kept Secrets (TV Movie)

Hail to the Chief (TV Series)

A Time to Triumph (TV Movie)

Gregory Peck

Karen’s Song (TV Series)

Fatal Judgement (TV Movie)

Call Me Anna (TV Movie)

Always Remember I Love You (TV Movie)

Maureen Stapleton

A Killer Among Friends (TV Movie)

Martin Sheen

Amazing Grace (TV Series)

Burt Reynolds

Harvest of Fire (TV Movie)

A Christmas Memory (TV Movie)

The Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin’ in Brooklyn Heights (TV Movie)

A Season for Miracles (TV Movie)

Shelley Long

Garth Brooks and Music

Margaret Cho and Valerie Harper on Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)

Meredith Baxter and Glee (TV Series)



Afterword by William J. Jankowski