As I Remember It
Film producers and studio executives know the nitty-gritty behind the scenes. Award-winning writer/producer/executive Ken Rotcop now tells all about the comical, dramatic, and tragic celebrities he befriended. More
As I Remember It: My 50 Year Career As An Award Winning Writer, Producer, And Studio Executive by Ken Rotcop
Film producers and studio executives know the nitty-gritty behind the scenes. Award-winning writer/producer/executive Ken Rotcop now tells all about the comical, dramatic, and tragic celebrities he befriended.
Look through the mirror on the wall to see the stars as they were without their masks, including Marilyn Monroe, Peter O’Toole, Mel Brooks, Peter Faulk, Monty Hall, Regis Philbin, Mickey Mantel, John Barrymore, Jr., Baron Hilton, and Jack Klugman.
-Who killed Marilyn Monroe
-Why Regis Philbin never talked about his son
-Why a screenwriter committed suicide just before Barbara Streisand and Burt Reynolds agreed to star in her screenplay
-The nun and her Jewish boyfriend who were closer than rosary beads
-The space shuttle worker who believed that we never went to the moon
-The midget who stretched her body fourteen inches
-What killed Allison Hayes, star of The Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
-Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury’s poem to Ken
-Why John Barrymore, Jr. tried to throw Ken from a 12th-floor window
-Facts behind the fiction on The Mitch Miller Show, Some Like It Hot, Blazing Saddles, Murder Inc., Columbo, Let’s Make a Deal, Regis and Kelly, Spiderman, Charlotte’s Web, Lawerence of Arabia, Martian Chronicles, We Never Went To The Moon, Quincy, Hollywood Hot Tubs, Roots, and Funny Girl.
About the author: writer/producer Ken Rotcop is the author of The Perfect Pitch: How To Sell Yourself And Your Idea To Hollywood series, and he has received a Writer’s Guild Award, an Image Award, and a Neil Simon Award for writing and producing For Us, The Living: The Story Of Medgar Evers (1983).
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