"Texas, by God"
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come to think of it
Sat Sep 1, 2018 17:20

Right around the corner from Bob Hope, Jo Anne Worley lived in a residential house, where I met her by surprise one time, knocking on her front door to gain access to the back yard.

I ate many times at Patys Restaurant in Toluca Lake, which specialized in breakfast. Jonathan Winters (my all-time favorite comedian) actually would go into Patys and regale the customers with patented craziness. I was NEVER in there at the right time, but would hear about it later.

  • I believe we moved thereDavid , Sat Sep 1 12:03
    in about 1972. We were surrounded by stars. We actually had 2 homes there, the first one (Angela Cartwright lived right behind us there) was temporary while we built the second (much larger) one. Bob ... more
    • come to think of it — K.t.K., Sat Sep 1 17:20
      • Yes, Bob's home David , Mon Sep 3 11:29
        was surrounded by a lot of/all the NBC ("Laugh-in" especially ) stars as it was a very quiet/private community yet close to NBC (and many other) studio's. Ken Berry also lived nearby and Rick Dee's... more
        • Reminiscing.Bob Paul, Mon Sep 3 12:03
          Y'all have some good "celebrity"; ie, "Bob", et al, memories from the day. IIRC, good ol' Bob Hope appeared in a few travel flix with some guy named Bing Crosby. now, I didn't know Crosby, but during ... more
          • Bing!David , Tue Sep 4 12:57
            Crosby also lived across the street from us in Toluca Lake at one time, just one home to the west of Phil Everly. At one point about the time (?just before me moved in) his huge estate complex was... more
            • Johnny Carson, Robin Williams discussDavid , Tue Sep 4 13:48
              their mentor, Toluca Lake comedian/actor Jonathan Winters, at minutes 13 - 14 into the video. For K.t.K. and anyone else who may be interested: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtFl-5K7Kyo David
              • Jonathan and Robin in Toluca LakeK.t.K., Wed Sep 5 06:42
                My favorite is the 60 Minutes interview with Winters at his house. Suddenly, Robin Williams steps in from off camera and instructs Jonathan to do a particular ad lib on the interviewer:... more
                • That was David , Tue Sep 18 14:20
                  great; thanks Kenny. I just saw this now for the first time as I have in and out of town quite a bit as of late. Just back from Phoenix and leaving again for Las Vegas next week. Hope you don't mind... more
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