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A musical would go on for six months to a year. A regular movie was usually two or three months.
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Actually, I had turned down The Brady Bunch first.
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Actually, I turned down television. I was not about to go into television.
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After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
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Again, I liked the regularity of a TV series. I liked knowing what I am going to do every day.
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All In The Family was a brand new concept in television, and suddenly we were old hat.
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And it was an old bus. I mean, it had the clutch and shift in the floor.
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At that time it was a step down. Movie stars didn't do television.
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But for that time, it was a very good salary if the series was a hit.
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But that's what made the show so much fun because we were a normal family BUT we had that extra little cherry on the cake that made us interesting.
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But the salaries were nowhere near what they are today.
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But with TV, the days were shorter and they were much quicker.
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David started on Broadway and Jack respected his talent.
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First of all, I was home and working with kids, and they loved the show.
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For Shaun, I had a nurse from the time he was born until he was about four or five.
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I didn't have to do a lot of driving, but it was nerve-wracking in the beginning. I would basically just put it in gear and we would go.
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I don't miss those days, but I miss that kind of musical format. I love watching them still.
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I don't think it had anything to do with David leaving. I think the show had just run its course.
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I feel very fortunate to have been associated with people such as Rodgers and Hammerstein. I think they were geniuses of their time.
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I had done 25 motion pictures prior to The Partridge Family and nobody knew my name.
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I knew from the beginning that I wasn't supposed to front the band.
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I knew I would be mostly in the background to David, because he was the lead singer.
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I liked The Partridge Family because it had music in it and I felt it had a chance to succeed because it was different.
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I obviously learned to drive on an automatic so I had no idea how to drive a clutch with the gearshift in the floor.
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I thought we did a great pilot, which sold the show.
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I wanted some family structure and stability, and that's what The Partridge Family afforded me, not only financially but in the fact that I could be at home with my kids.
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I was not an expert on child actors.
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I'm a fan of Jerome Kern and Gershwin. That's my kind of music.
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I'm not very good at harmony so I'm sure I had the melody.
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I've never been a rock fan at all.
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It took a full week to shoot the show. We would go over the script and rehearse on Monday, and then shoot from Tuesday through Friday.
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It's great to see that celebrities can be just like us - that they too have their highs and lows, that they don't always wake up looking their best, that they have bad habits and annoying traits.
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Movies were always done on location then. You rarely ever did a film in the studio.
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Now in my career, I want to play roles that are challenging and fun and different for me.
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Now, for me, I want to keep an interest in what I am doing and have fun.
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Now, Marty's humor is a bit different and he has a different approach to humor than Jack did, but Jack wanted to be a stand-up comic.
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Now, they would welcome changes but I never actually just threw out the idea. That would have been too difficult to do.
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Oh, sure, I was doing a lot of movies for television, but the big screen was not as easy.
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That show came at a time in my life where I wanted some normalcy.
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The European market just was not receptive to the musicals.
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The fact of the matter is, Marty can't lie. Everything is out there, whether he is talking to the press or the neighbor next door.
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The genre of the European film was total stark reality and America was eager to get in on that kind of market.
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The Music Man is charming to watch on television.
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The musicals had a good, happy feeling, saying that the world is a better place.
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The musicals had a good, happy feeling, saying that the world is a better place. They say it's not reality, but who cares? There's too much reality these days.
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The musicals will always remain very important to me because they are classics.
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The woman was one of the first working mothers without a husband - which at that time I thought was a good step forward.
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There's too much reality these days.
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They had musicals in the 1940s, of course, the MGM musicals, and then they did the stage musicals, and then they just stopped.
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They put us opposite All In The Family and that was the death of the show.
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We assume that celebrities have it easy and so love to watch them having to endure a bit of hardship.
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We would have the readings every Monday, and read the scripts.
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What AMC is trying to do is make people aware of what classics these films were.
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When David was growing up, even though I spent time with him during the summer and on holidays, he was very withdrawn and reticent.
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You had a salary every week, whereas if you had a movie, it's one lump sum and then you wait for four, five, or six months and not work.
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Shirley Jones Events

Los Angeles premiere of Broadway musical 'In the Heights' held at the Pantages Theatre

2010-06-23

AARP The Magazine's 9th Annual 'Movies For Grownups' Awards Gala held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel

2010-02-16

SOAPnet's "Night Before Party" - Arrivals

2008-06-19

New Leash On Life Presents 2008 'Nuts For Mutts" 7th Annual Dog Show

2008-05-31

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