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Warm Up the Snake is a sprawling, behind-the-scenes memoir of John Rich's career as a television and film director. Told in a brisk, cut-to-the-chase tone, Rich's memoir is packed with stories of the kind of classic Hollywood daring - do that has historically lead its players to huge success in show business. Rich offers a new angle on the entertainment industry - a fascinating tell - all into the world behind the cameras and microphones. As director, writer, and producer of dozens of radio, TV, and film hits, Rich's career spanned over fifty years, beginning in television virtually from the start. Much more than simply a star-studded hit parade, Warm Up the Snake also reveals some amazing, rarely seen observations on the art, business, and politics of filmmaking, directing, and producing. Not only was Rich an accomplished director, he was also an invator who rightly takes credit for many of the tricks of the trade we w take for granted. This is a must-have for film and TV buffs, Hollywood aficionados, or anyone interested in some of the greatest decades of TV and film in the United States.
John Rich directed and produced some of the most well-known and beloved shows in television history, including The Dick Van Dyke Show, All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude, Good Times, Barney Miller, Newhart, The Brady Bunch, and many more. His feature film credits include Wives and Lovers and Easy Come, Easy Go, as well as the first live telecast of the Academy Awards in 1955. He won Emmys for Dick van Dyke and All in the Family and Golden Globes for All in the Family.