William Louis Gardner
William Louis Gardner started his career getting a diploma from the Pasadena Play House in the fifties. The US Air sent him to Pasadena, California to learn film and television production. During his education at the Playhouse he was sent to do on-the-job-training at ABC, CBS and NBC. He spent time on the on the sets of Colgate Comedy Hour studying, observing and watching the process of television variety type shows. Bill became acquainted with the Martin & Lewis show, Jimmy Drurante Show, Danny Thomas Show, Lucille Ball, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland and Milton Berle Shows.
After William left Hollywood he joined his squadron and wrote and produced films for the US Air Force.
When he was discharged from the Air Force he returned to Hollywood and went to work for Mickey Rooney as his assistant and manager for ten years. After he joined Jonathan Winters as his manager. In 1965 William moved to Ireland and joined director, John Huston, as his assistant. He worked on John's films in England and Morocco. John sent Bill to East Africa to do pre-production for a film Bill had written called "The Games End".
The film has yet to be made.
William, left the industry in 1972 and came back to California and moved to Montecito and became a real estate broker. He formed a Real Estate office in Santa Barbara and retired thirty five years later to write a novel "Confession of a Hollywood Agent" and numerous screenplays. His novel "The End of the Game" struggles with Africanization, intrigue and murder to save the elephant.
Present, Bill keeps on writing.
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The Games End
Hollywood goes to East Africa to make a film, but struggles with Africanization, intrigue and murder to save the elephant. The film story is a "Moby Dick" theme played out with a great elephant, Ahmed, that captures the adventure and romance as they find themself in the African bush to save the game,but run into opposition every way they turn.
The Confessions of a Hollywood Agent
An explosive holylwood novel of sex, power, intrigue… and murder.. A novel of a Hollywood courtesan and her procurer, who rise in the film world of the 50′s and early 60′s. will will take you an an adventure all the way from the white house (where you will run into some JFK) to Cuba where Meyer Lansky had control over the gambling, to Hollywood and all of its famous stars.