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An amazing life. As a New Yorker brought up in the world of Broadway theater, the author, Burt Boyar, became a child radio actor earning $1000 a week in the late 1930's, early 40's, playing Archie on Archie Andrews, Billy Batson on Captain Marvel, Dexter Franklin on Corliss Archer, etc. etc. Then he became a caviar taster, a polo player, a widely syndicated Broadway column ...more
Paperback, 310 pages
Published July 19th 2012 by Marbella House
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Scott Skipper
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"Blessed" is the memoir of a truly remarkable person. Burt Boyar has led an enviable life. After serendipitously becoming close friends with Sammy Davis, Jr., Burt abandoned a successful career as a Broadway columnist to form a three-way collaboration with his wife, Jane, and the ground-breaking entertainer, the fruit of which was the autobiography of Sammy Davis, Jr. Horror stories of five years of toil and more years of editorial battles sent chills through this writer's veins, but eventually, ...more
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Burt Boyar, born in New York in 1927, was thrown into the limelight at an early age. His father, Benjamin Boyar, worked for acclaimed Broadway producer Max Gordon, and Burt grew into the showbiz environment, eventually nabbing the lead role of Archie Andrews at age 12, and starring in various other radio dramas and commercials.

A passion for the literary arts caused him to drop out of school, and

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