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Sally and Van Dyke Parks
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[on his role as "Tommy Manicotti" in "Honeymooners" sketches in two episodes of Jackie Gleason television shows] I only had a couple of lines, but I didn't blow them...not until he (Jackie Gleason) blew his at least, then we would just have a conversation. It was great. Gleason was a man of immense ability, but one of those abilities was not memorizing a script. He was a genius at improv, but ...
His verbose, metaphoric, humorist style of writing and speaking