King of the Half Hour: Nat Hiken and the Golden Age of TV Comedy

King of the Half Hour: Nat Hiken and the Golden Age of TV Comedy

by David Everitt
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815606765
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
12/01/2000
Series:
Television Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
1.Milwaukee Boy1
2.The Grouchmaster11
3.Fred Allen Writes His Own Material22
4.Not Quite Mr. Television44
5.Book Shows61
6.Clown Queen78
7.You'll Never Get Rich98
8.Burnout124
9.Between Engagements136
10.The Last Stand150
11.Content Is Out177
12.Hollywood Bound191
Appendixes
A.The Nat Hiken Shows209
B.Emmy Awards Won by Nat Hiken213
Notes215
Bibliography233
Index239

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