Published in September 2015, Bob Crane: The Definitive Biography contains the first-hand testimonies, memories, and recollections from 200 prominent individuals from Bob Crane's life. Family, friends as far back as grade school, and coworkers in radio, television (including many from Hogan's Heroes), theatre, and film have helped tell his complete story. In addition, the hard cover edition contains more than 200 rare family and professional photographs, some never before published or seen by the public until now. Discover the truth! If you think you know Bob Crane before reading this book, you don't know him at all. Author profits will be donated to various charities in Bob's memory.
Official Statement about the Re-Investigation of Bob Crane's Murder (11/23/16)
"We—my coauthors and I, members of Bob Crane's family, his friends, and his colleagues—are always hopeful that one day, the true identity of Bob's murderer will be known and justice can be served. However, this recent investigation did not reveal any groundbreaking information or provide a resolution, and the subsequent media coverage did nothing more than bring unnecessary heartache to many who knew, loved, and cared about Bob. We do not discuss or endorse any speculative theories as to who may have committed the crime. We encourage those who want to know more about Bob Crane to discover his complete and true life story in Bob Crane: The Definitive Biography. All author profits are being donated to various charities in Bob's memory."
—Carol Ford, author, Bob Crane: The Definitive Biography

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Bob Crane Interviews Morey Amsterdam of 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' - KNX-CBS Radio c. 1962

Morey Amsterdam and Dick Van Dyke look on
as Bob Crane and Mary Tyler Moore portray
Anthony and Cleopatra in the episode
"Somebody Has to Play Cleopatra"
on The Dick Van Dyke Show.
Moritz "Morey" Amsterdam was born on December 14, 1908, in Chicago. A notable comedian and vaudevillian actor, he appeared in numerous television shows, most notably as Buddy Sorrell in The Dick Van Dyke Show. Earlier in his career, Amsterdam worked in radio, having performed regularly on The Al Pearce Show radio program in the 1930s, and later, in 1937, was master of ceremonies of The Night Club of the Air. He passed away of a heart attack on October 28, 1996, at age 87.

Morey Amsterdam was a frequent guest on "The Bob Crane Show" over KNX-CBS Radio in the late 1950s and early 1960s. In this clip from an early 1960s interview conducted by Bob Crane, Morey provides Bob with a comical review of life in Southern California.

Bob Crane Interviews Morey Amsterdam
The Bob Crane Show - KNX-CBS Radio
Circa 1962

1 comment:

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