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The Resource Andy Kaufman : the Truth, Finally, Bob Zmuda, Lynne Margulies

Andy Kaufman : the Truth, Finally, Bob Zmuda, Lynne Margulies

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Andy Kaufman : the Truth, Finally
Title
Andy Kaufman
Title remainder
the Truth, Finally
Statement of responsibility
Bob Zmuda, Lynne Margulies
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Language
eng
Summary
"For the first time ever, the two people who knew Andy Kaufman best open up about the most enigmatic artist of our generation. Comedian and Taxi star Andy Kaufman, known for his crazy antics on screen and off, was the ultimate prankster, delighting audiences with his Elvis and Mighty Mouse impressions while also antagonizing them with his wrestling and lounge lizard alter ego, Tony Clifton. In 1984, some say he died while others believe he performed the ultimate vanishing act. At last, in Andy Kaufman: The Truth, Finally, Bob Zmuda, Andy's writer and best friend, and Lynn Margulies, the love of Andy's life, reveal all, including surprising secrets that Andy made Lynne and Bob promise never to tell until both of his parents had died. Hilarious and poignant, this book separates fact from fiction, and includes a candid inside take on the Milos Forman film Man on the Moon, which starred Jim Carrey as Andy, Paul Giamatti as Zmuda, Courtney Love as Margulies and Danny DeVito as Andy's manager, George Shapiro. Zmuda and Margulies reveal what was truthful and what wasn't and share their behind-the-scenes Kaufmanesque antics they concocted with actor Jim Carrey, keeping him in character, at times, much to the chagrin of studio chiefs. Andy Kaufman also exposes intrigues of some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Finally, Bob Zmuda shares-in detail-the reasons he believes Andy Kaufman did, in fact, fake his own death, including exactly how he did it and when and where Andy will return. "--
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Biography type
individual biography
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DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Andy Kaufman : the Truth, Finally, Bob Zmuda, Lynne Margulies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Andy's Secret
  • 113
  • Andy at SNL
  • 135
  • Faking Death
  • 165
  • Bombing Routine
  • 175
  • Andy Will Be Back
  • 189
  • "I Am Not a Comedian"
  • Other Kaufman Books
  • 203
  • 1
  • How Jim Carrey Got the Job
  • 23
  • Sneaking into the Playboy Mansion
  • 53
  • Don't Ever Leave Me Alone with People
  • 77
Control code
sky2ocm59536310
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 210 pages
Isbn
9781940363059
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014014709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Andy Kaufman : the Truth, Finally, Bob Zmuda, Lynne Margulies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Andy's Secret
  • 113
  • Andy at SNL
  • 135
  • Faking Death
  • 165
  • Bombing Routine
  • 175
  • Andy Will Be Back
  • 189
  • "I Am Not a Comedian"
  • Other Kaufman Books
  • 203
  • 1
  • How Jim Carrey Got the Job
  • 23
  • Sneaking into the Playboy Mansion
  • 53
  • Don't Ever Leave Me Alone with People
  • 77
Control code
sky2ocm59536310
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 210 pages
Isbn
9781940363059
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014014709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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