Censors are energetic and righteous people but they just couldn't work a room like Abbe Lane.
Toots said to me, 'I gotta hand it to him, thought, when he got into the big money, he came by and handed me the cash, saying, 'Here's what I'm sure I owe you.
Everyone in show business has had the experience of the fan who is so excited at recognizing their favorite star, they say, 'Oh my gosh, you're my biggest fan!
But then there is the one who seems to have a hard time separating the actor's work from reality.
When Toots finally could breathe again and the blood returned to his brain, he recalled that he had not passed or been passed by Jackie at any time in the race. Toots never used foul language but he came close that night. Jackie paid.
Later, I made a movie with him, 'That Touch of Mink,' and we became good friends but any woman's initial meeting with Cary is right up there with the big moments of her world history.
Frank Marth also played many characters with us, and like George Petrie, he was worth his weight in gold.
They weren't impatient for the boys to turn into cartoons again. They awarded sympathy, gave compassion. Because deep down they had found parts of themselves in the characters. You said it George.
Somehow he became certain the he himself possessed the skills of a hypnotist. How he reached this judgement, I have no idea, but never convinced the rest of us.
The only stage direction Jackie ever gave him, George said was: 'If you want to stay in the picture, stay close to me.' The rest of the cast remembered a television director's adage.
I asked Frank what he remembered most about working with Jackie. He said, 'Apart from the fact that he always called me Francis, I always felt like I was going to a party, instead of work. It was such a blast.
Robert Taylor was not only a splendid actor in a wide variety of roles but one of the most handsome men in the western world.
Jackie had a keen eye for talent, and like an elephant never forgot. And, he was always right on the mark.
A bedroom requires a bed. Everything else was extravagance. Well, he had a bed all right.