Wake Me When It's Funny: How to Break Into Show Business and Stay
This memoir and show-business primer from one of film and TV's most successful writer-producer-director-actors (Pretty Woman, Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, Mork & Mindy, Murphy Brown) gives sound advice on how to create comedy, break into TV, shoot movies, and deal with Hollywood. 40 b/w photos.
Garry ("Allergic to Everything but Success") Marshall has written hundreds of TV scripts, produced and created 14 prime-time series, including The Odd Couple and Happy Days, and has written a number of stage plays. This entertaining portrait of Marshall's life takes readers on a tumultuous, behind-the-scenes journey, from his early days to the peak of sitcom success to his work in movies today. 32 pages of photos.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - phyllis2779 - LibraryThing
I really enjoyed this book. It was a look behind the curtain in the nicest way about how things work in Hollywood. Marshall is a an interesting man and the bookd was geared as an advice book -- if you want to be a writer, director or producer, even an actor, in the movies or on TV. Read full review
Review: Wake Me When It's Funny: How to Break into Show Business and StayUser Review - Trish Mars - Goodreads
Read this book years ago near the time after it was released. I highly enjoyed it. It was both humorous and informative. Great read to help give insight and encouragement for those pursuing careers in the entertainment industry. Read full review