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Learn from the following actors and actresses what it was like for the feature players of Hollywood working in films during its Golden Era. Read of their often humorous and exciting stories as they lived out their lives & careers behind and in front of the camera.

Featured in this volume:

Gordon Gebert
Bruce Gordon
Leo Gordon
Dabbs Greer
Duane Grey
James Griffith
Kevin Hagen
Don Haggerty
Alan Hale Jr.
Lois Hall
Peter Hansen
John Hart
Don C. Harvey
Joe Haworth
Myron Healey
John Hoyt
Russell Johnson
Ed Kemmer
Bill Kennedy
George Keymas
Wright King
Robert Knapp
Keith Larsen
Harry Lauter
Marc Lawrence
Norman Leavitt
George J. Lewis
Fred Libby
Pierce Lyden
James Lydon
Peter Mamakos
Beth Marion
Sean McClory
Jan Merlin
John Merton
Ewing Mitchell
Steve Mitchell
Tom Monroe
Peggy Moran
Jeff Morrow
Lori Nelson
Allan Nixon
Edward Norris
Dan O’Herlihy
Bradley Page
Michael Pate
House Peters Jr.
Paul Picerni
John Pickard
Philip Pine
Mala Powers
Guy Prescott
William Pullen
Denver Pyle

About the Authors

Tom and Jim Goldrup, sons of Eugene and Fernita (McKillop) Goldrup, were born in Palo Alto, California, and raised in the historic town of Sonoma in that state. They, with older brothers Bill and Ray, had a strong love of the movies, which was aided by their father building their first television set in 1949. After growing to adulthood, Ray made a living as a screenplay writer, and Tom and Jim pursued a less successful career as actors. They also turned to writing, having a book, Growing Up on the Set, a book based on former child performers in Hollywood, published in 2001. They have also interviewed over one hundred and fifty actors—these interviews serve as the basis for this book. They reside in Ben Lomond, California, where they are active in the local theater. In between their writing and acting they enjoy travel, having recently visited Nepal and India where they trekked in the Himalaya Mountains.

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