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Classic Hollywood: Marlo Thomas reminisces on a life of laughter
Classic Hollywood: Marlo Thomas reminisces on a life of laughter

When Marlo Thomas was a teenager, she was always crazy about some boy."I couldn't wait to go out on dates," says the Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning Thomas, who came to fame in 1966 as the struggling actress Ann Marie in the ABC sitcom "That Girl.""But I would look at my watch and around midnight I'd say, 'I better get home because I don't want to miss the guys.' ""The guys" were her father, comic-actor Danny Thomas, and his cronies, including George Burns, Jan Murray, Milton Berle and Bob Hope, to name just a few. They would congregate with their wives for dinner at Thomas' house in Beverly Hills and spend the evening trying to make each other laugh."They were smoking cigars,...

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