| Backstage With the Original Hollywood Square |
- Hardback book by Peter Marshall and Adrienne Armstrong
- Foreword by Alex Trebek
- Copyright 2002 by Peter Marshall and Adrienne Armstrong
" Foreword by Alex Trebek
Getting to know me.
Chapter 1 How I Got the Job
I guess I have to thank Kellogg's cereal, the Broadway show Skyscraper, and my intense dislike of Dan Rowan.
Chapter 2 The Hollywood Squares Family
The wonderful people behind the scenes of The Hollywood Squares
Chapter 3 The Genesis of The Hollywood Squares
How Merrill Heatter and Bob Quigley's People Will Talk begat The Celebrity Game which begat The Hollywood Squares
Chapter 4 The Rise of The Hollywood Squares
From a so-so beginning to the highest-rated and longest-running celebrity game show in history.
Chapter 5 Three Squares a Day
An in-depth look at Wally Cox, Cliff Arquette (Charley Weaver), and Paul Lynde.
Chapter 6 X Gets the Square
George Gobel, Vincent Price, Mel Brooks, and many of the other male stars we came to love on the show.
Chapter 7 Circle Gets the Square
We can't forget Rose Marie, Nanette Fabray, Abby Dalton, and the rest of the women who made the show so much fun to watch.
Chapter 8 Theme Show Squares
Remember the shows built around a theme, like music, sports, and soap operas ?
Here are the stories.
Chapter 9 Very Famous Squares
Some very big stars did our shows, and here I tell their tales.
Chapter 10 Pegging the Squares
My takes on many of the stars: my favorite, my least favorite, the funniest, the sexiest, and so on and on.
Chapter 11 Storybook Squares
The most fun I ever had doing television.
Chapter 12 Friendships and Romances
Some of the relationships that grew on the show, plus a plain old one-night stand.
Chapter 13 The Contestants
Many of the people who were contestants on our show will surprise you.
Chapter 14 Some Traveling Music, Please
Our trips to Puerto Vallarta, Vancouver, Jamaica, and Bakersfield.
Chapter 15 Letters, We Get Letters
Outrageous and outraged letters received by the show over the years, including one from an incensed John Wayne.
Chapter 16 It Can't Last Forever
When and how the show finally got canceled.
Chapter 17 The Year in Vegas
Stories from our last year on the air.
Chapter 18 My Favorite Jokes
The one-liners that kept me laughing.
Chapter 19 Everybody Who Ever Did the Show (I Hope)
A very long list of celebrities who appeared on The Hollywood Squares over the years. "
The book is in very good to excellent condition with minor wear to the cover.
No torn or ripped pages and no markings or writing.
There is a clear plastic pocket affixed to the inside of the back cover, but nothing extra included.