Backstage at The Price Is Right: Memoirs of A Barker Beauty by Kathleen Bradley,Terrence Redd

By Kathleen Bradley,Terrence Redd

behind the curtain on the expense is true is a jaw-dropping, firsthand account of the customarily salacious and continually interesting behind-the-scenes drama surrounding the number one online game convey in tv historical past. because the groundbreaking first black version to affix the mythical Barker’s Beauties, Kathleen Bradley has written a funny, enjoyable, but gritty revelation of what quite occurred earlier than the established topic song stuffed the air and Rod Roddy introduced Bob Barker’s identify over the roaring viewers and referred to as out “Come on down!” to the names of the 1st 4 fortunate contestants to bid. ultimately, after 17 years at the air, the black/minority tv viewers had a job version, somebody to narrate to as they sat and watched their favourite video game express. And America’s male inhabitants had a extra unique attractiveness on which to banquet their eyes and feed their fantasies. each weekday for 10 years, over sixteen million audience watched the glamorous model/hostess Kathleen Bradley at the rate is correct. girls envied her, ladies aspired to be her, and Bradley was once residing her dream, however it all got here at a Price.
As a pioneer in tv video game convey historical past, Bradley takes readers on a first class journey from the parking zone at CBS tv Studio urban in Hollywood, in the course of the artists' front, to the creation conferences, rehearsals, cloth wardrobe, and directly to the “lights, digicam, action!” She unearths the cat fights, the betrayals, soiled little secrets and techniques, the depositions and legislations matches, the gruesome fact, and the truth of what relatively went on behind the curtain ahead of and after the cameras rolled.
This is Kathleen’s tale, prime from the thrill and jubilation of embarking upon “The Golden Road,” to a impolite awakening—an unjustifiable dismissal from her dream task after ten years of committed provider. this isn't a Bob Barker-bashing ebook, yet quite an enlightening trip of a woman’s advent to Hollywood, her groundbreaking induction into an particular and hugely coveted membership: the Barker’s Beauties, and her bright-eyed awe at assembly a tv icon. regrettably, the darkish part of this “club” and the ability that its chief possessed ended in the inevitable query: why did Bob Barker deal with four-legged animals larger than lots of his two-legged employees?

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