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By Kathleen Bradley,Terrence Redd

behind the curtain on the rate is correct is a jaw-dropping, firsthand account of the usually salacious and continually attention-grabbing behind-the-scenes drama surrounding the number one online game exhibit in tv background. because the groundbreaking first black version to hitch the mythical Barker’s Beauties, Kathleen Bradley has written a funny, pleasing, but gritty revelation of what fairly occurred prior to the regularly occurring subject matter tune 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 task version, somebody to narrate to as they sat and watched their favourite video game express. And America’s male inhabitants had a extra unique good looks on which to ceremonial dinner their eyes and feed their fantasies. each weekday for 10 years, over sixteen million audience watched the glamorous model/hostess Kathleen Bradley at the fee 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 express background, Bradley takes readers on a firstclass journey from the parking zone at CBS tv Studio urban in Hollywood, throughout the artists' front, to the creation conferences, rehearsals, cloth wardrobe, and instantly to the “lights, digicam, action!” She finds the cat fights, the betrayals, soiled little secrets and techniques, the depositions and legislation fits, 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, major from the buzz and jubilation of embarking upon “The Golden Road,” to a impolite awakening—an unjustifiable dismissal from her dream task after ten years of dedicated carrier. this isn't a Bob Barker-bashing publication, yet fairly an enlightening trip of a woman’s creation to Hollywood, her groundbreaking induction into an unique 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 greater than a lot of his two-legged employees?

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