Jackie Gleason


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Lucie Arnaz

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Lucie Arnaz on various Here's Lucy guest stars

Ted Bergmann

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Ted Bergmann on Jack Carter leaving Cavalcade of Stars and replacing him with Jackie Gleason
Ted Bergmann on selling the Electronicam System to Jackie Gleason

Vince Calandra

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Vince Calandra on Jackie Gleason co-hosting The Mike Douglas Show

Steve Carlin

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Steve Carlin on creating Jackie Gleason's infamous You're in the Picture  game show

Ron Clark

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Ron Clark on writing for The Jackie Gleason Show

Jack Riley with Emerson College

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Jack Riley on comedy becoming more blue since he started, and on the comedic actor honing his craft, and on what he finds funny, including Jonathan Winters and Jackie Gleason

Shelley Berman with Emerson College

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Shelley Berman on the actor-comedians he most admires including Jackie Gleason and Robin Williams

Fred de Cordova

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Fred de Cordova on discovering Jackie Gleason 
Fred de Cordova on Jackie Gleason

Michael Dann

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Michael Dann on Jackie Gleason

Sam Denoff

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Sam Denoff on Dick Van Dyke, Jackie Gleason and Sid Caesar as straight men

Mike Douglas

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Mike Douglas on how Jackie Gleason didn't like to rehearse

Hector Elizondo

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Hector Elizondo on appearing on The Jackie Gleason Show

Brad Garrett

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Brad Garrett on playing Jackie Gleason in the TV movie Gleason

Robert Halmi, Sr.

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Robert Halmi, Sr. on producing the TV movie Izzy & Moe and reuniting Art Carney and Jackie Gleason after they refused to work together for years

Florence Henderson

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Florence Henderson on appearing on The Jackie Gleason Show

Irma Kalish

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Rocky and Irma Kalish on getting hired by Jackie Gleason then let go after Jackie found out a woman was to be in the writer's room

Rocky Kalish

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Rocky and Irma Kalish on getting hired by Jackie Gleason then let go after Jackie found out a woman was to be in the writer's room

Larry King

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Larry King on his relationship with Jackie Gleason

Art Linkletter

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Art Linkletter on Jackie Gleason and Merv Griffin

Barry Livingston

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Barry Livingston on working with Jackie Gleason while filming "Papa's Delicate Condition"

Martin Manulis

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Martin Manulis on producing the Best of Broadway episode "The Show-Off," starring Jackie Gleason and Thelma Ritter

Bob Markell

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Bob Markell on working with Jackie Gleason during a summer stock theater performance

Leslie H. Martinson

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Leslie H. Martinson on almost directing The Honeymooners

Robert Mott

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Robert Mott on working on The Honeymooners with Jackie Gleason

Hugh O'Brian

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Hugh O'Brian on appearing on The Jackie Gleason Show

Charlotte Rae

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Charlotte Rae on working with Milton Berle on The Jackie Gleason Show

Joyce Randolph

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Joyce Randolph on working on The Honeymooners
Joyce Randolph on The Jackie Gleason Show  and The Honeymooners
Joyce Randolph on later incarnations of The Honeymooners
Joyce Randolph on a promotional photo for The Honeymooners
Joyce Randolph on photos from a Jackie Gleason party, and on stage

Morley Safer

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Morley Safer on comparing interviewing Katharine Hepburn and Jackie Gleason for 60 Minutes

Garry Simpson

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Garry Simpson on working with Jackie Gleason

Leonard Stern

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Leonard Stern on how he came to write for the Jackie Gleason Show ; naming his fee and Gleason's reaction
On starting to work on the Jackie Gleason Show ; how he wanted it to be different from the Honeymooners ; visiting Gleason at Doctor's hospital; how Gleason worked
Leonard Stern on Jackie Gleason, who memorized his lines, making a mistake on a commercial for Schick; he never received an Emmy nomination
Leonard Stern on Jackie Gleason; his personality; his friendship with Stern
Leonard Stern on Jackie Gleason's talents as a comic actor; reacting to lines
Leonard Stern on some of Jackie Gleason's characters; Joe the Bartender
Leonard Stern on Gleason's famous fainting spells; his technique; jokes about his weight
Leonard Stern on the fact Jackie Gleason was never nominated for an Emmy award

William Tankersley

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William Tankersley on Jackie Gleason

June Taylor

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June Taylor on expanding the number of June Taylor Dancers when they appeared on The Jackie Gleason Show, and on working with Jackie Gleason
June Taylor on meeting Jackie Gleason
June Taylor on Jackie Gleason hosting Cavalcade of Stars, and on Gleason's strengths as a comedian
June Taylor on Jackie Gleason doing the first "Honeymooners" sketches on Cavalcade of Stars
June Taylor on the June Taylor Dancers going to The Jackie Gleason Show on CBS
June Taylor on Jackie Gleason writing music for the June Taylor Dancers on The Jackie Gleason Show
June Taylor on the challenges of choreographing a ballet with several dancers on The Jackie Gleason Show, and on the Jackie Gleason composed ballet "Rhapsody"
June Taylor on choreographing the Jackie Gleason composed ballet "Tawny" on The Jackie Gleason Show
June Taylor on her choreography of Gleason's original ballet "Tawny" on The Jackie Gleason Show
June Taylor on choreographing "the fire number" on The Jackie Gleason Show
June Taylor on the rehearsal process of The Jackie Gleason Show  and Gleason's aversion to rehearsing 
June Taylor on choreographing Jackie Gleason's American Scene Magazine, and on clashing with Gleason over the style of dance he wanted on the show
June Taylor on Jackie Gleason moving American Scene Magazine and his subsequent shows to Florida
June Taylor on the legacy of Jackie Gleason

Saul Turteltaub

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Saul Turteltaub on writing for Jackie Gleason

Ruth Warrick

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Ruth Warrick on various people she's worked with in her career - Jackie Gleason

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