Published January 17, 2007 by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers .
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About the Book. Most of the bright and talented actresses who made America laugh in the s are off the air today, but their pioneering Hollywood careers irrevocably changed the face of television comedy. These smart and sassy women successfully negotiated the hazards of the male-dominated workplace with class and humor, and the work they did in the s is inventive still by today’s standards.
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