Show No. 423 with guests Robert Wagner and Leslie Bertram Crane
Original Airdates: Oct. 19-22, 2018
First hour: Ed welcomes Leslie Bertram Crane. Leslie worked behind the scenes in network television and syndicated television for about twenty years, both in production and in post production, including such variety shows and specials as Star Search, Solid Gold, Captain and Tennille Songbook, The American Music Awards, and the Jerry Lewis MDA telethon, the daytime talk show Hour Magazine, and two Academy Awards broadcasts. Leslie is also co-author, along with her husband Robert Crane, of Burn the Ice, a book detailing the adventures of two bartenders in Los Angeles. Also in this hour: Tony Figueroa discusses the final episode of Quantum Leap, which originally twenty-five years ago on NBC. Second hour: Ed welcomes legendary actor and New York Times bestselling author Robert Wagner (Hart to Hart, Switch, It Takes a Thief, You Must Remember This, I Loved Her in the Movies, Pieces of My Heart).
For our listeners on the East Coast, the Gold Coast International Film Festival will honor Robert Wagner on Wednesday, Oct. 24 as part of a gala event that will benefit the scholarship and outreach programs of the Gold Coast Arts Center and Gold Coast International Film Festival in Long Island, New York. The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Gold Coast Arts Center, 113 Middle Neck Road in Great Neck, New York beginning at 6:30pm. The highlight of the evening will be a conversation with R.J., moderated by a special guest, including the presentation of the festival’s second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award to Robert Wagner in recognition for his many contributions to film and television. A number of well-known celebrities are expected to attend the Wednesday, Oct. 24 event. If you are in the Long Island area that night, or plan to be, the event is open to the public. For reservations and more information, call (516) 829-2570 or visit GoldCoastArts.org.