The Wit and Wisdom of Barry Morse

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Robert E. Wood and Anthony Wynn, with Barry Morse, co-authored the actor's theatrical memoir, "Remember with Advantages". They also co-wrote the books "Stories of the Theatre" and "Valiant for Truth". For over a decade, Robert and Anthony worked with Barry Morse on a wide variety of additional projects, including the television specials "Spotlight on Barry Morse" and "Merely Players"; the live stage presentations "Love Letters" and "Out on Broadway"; numerous productions of Morse's one-man show "Merely Players" in cities throughout the USA and Canada; and the audio production of "Rogues and Vagabonds: A Theatrical Scrapbook", released on compact disk and MP3.

The Wit and Wisdom of Barry Morse

A Book of Quotations

Authored by Anthony Wynn, Robert E. Wood
Edition: 1

Barry Morse worked ceaselessly around the world in his lifetime as actor, director, and occasionally as writer and producer. It has been determined that he played more than 3,000 roles on the stage, screen, and radio in a career that spanned eight decades.

His life in show business has been chronicled in his theatrical memoir 'Remember with Advantages' and the biographical book 'Valiant for Truth'. A superb raconteur, he had a story or turn-of-phrase for every situation and circumstance. Presented here for the first time is a collection of some of the very best quotations - sometimes dubbed 'Barry-isms' - recorded over the course of his long career.

Morse is probably best known for his television roles as 'Lt. Philip Gerard' in "The Fugitive" and in "Space: 1999" as 'Prof. Victor Bergman'. He has appeared in countless film, stage, television and radio productions during his tenure in the entertainment business.

"My dearest enemies will say that I'm a sort of circus horse; that it's all done by numbers. But a trick is the name given to technique by people who haven't got any." - Barry Morse

Publication Date:
1491233753 / 9781491233757
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US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Performing Arts / Television / General

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