|Plot Summary of Here's Johnny!|
|"Here's Johnny is basically a love letter from Ed McMahon to the late, great Johnny Carson. Encompassing their long career and friendship, the book opens up with Ed mourning the passing of his friend. It then goes on to tell how Ed started out on televison in Philadelphia and how that led to him getting an audition for Johnny's show. Then, in between some personal behind the scenes stories, the book then is crammed full of stories of Ed and Johhny's time on the Tonight Show. A short book filled with funny stories, anecdotes, and tid bits that will bring back fond memories of the great Johnny Carson."
Bobby Blades, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Here's Johnny!|
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Story of entertainer?
- TV Comedy Actor
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Biography of famous person?
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- New York
- Los Angeles
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Book makes you feel?
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
- eccentric personalities
- a lot of flashback and forwards
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of nearly entire life
Is this a biography of several people?
- A ton 16-20 B&W
How much dialogue in bio?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 76%-100% of book
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