William Asher Interview March 31 and April 26, 2000
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On his early childhood and influences

On directing I Love Lucy; describes the cast - Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz,
William Frawley, Vivian Vance; on shooting three-cameras

On specific episodes of I Love Lucy; with guest-stars William Holden,
Harpo Marx; on physical comedy; on the Danny Thomas Show, Willy, December
Bride, Fireside Theater, The Dinah Shore Show, The Thin Man; working with
Shirley Temple, Peter Lawford; directing JFK's innaugural and birthday special
(with Marilyn Monroe); The Patty Duke Show.
On The Patty Duke Show

Asher discusses his film career; working with Sammy Davis Jr., Martin &
Lewis on the Colgate Comedy Hour; on The Danny Thomas Show

On directing The Dinah Shore Show; Shirley Temple's Storybook;
Bewitched; casting Elizabeth Montgomery, Agnes Moorehead

Betwitched; the nose-twitch, replacing Dick York, the special effects, their budget

On the writers on Bewitched; on Agnes Moorehead; on directing I Dream
of Jeannie with Barbara Eden; on directing the reunion; on working on
the beach party films with Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello; on the
Paul Lynde Show

On directing Temperatures Risingwith Paul Lynde, Alicewith Linda Lavin, Tabitha with Lisa Hartman; creating Kay O'Brien; career highlights; how he'd like to be remembered

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