By William Froug
In the early Fifties writers have been leaving radio en masse to attempt their hand at one other promising medium—television. William Froug used to be within the thick of that exodus, a tender guy packed with rules in a Hollywood bursting with possibilities. In his forty-year occupation Froug could write and/or produce the various indicates that the United States has grown up with. From the drama of Playhouse 90 and the mind-bending premises of The Twilight Zone to the escapist eventualities of Adventures in Paradise, Gilligan’s Island, Bewitched, and Charlie’s Angels, Froug performed a task in shaping his exchange. He crossed paths with the various memorable personalities within the undefined, together with Jack Benny, Lucille Ball, Agnes Moorehead, Elizabeth Montgomery, Robert Blake, Rod Serling, Gene Roddenberry, Aaron Spelling, and Sherwood Schwartz.
Froug finds a post-WWII the US giddy with the good fortune of its most modern medium—yet sobered at moments through moves and union politics, McCarthyism and anti-Semitism. It used to be a global of swiftly written scripts, surprising firings, thwarted creativity, and fickle tastes. And but, whereas truly exasperated with many facets of Hollywood, Froug was once a guy totally in his point, his frustration with the eventually eclipsed through his commitment to his craft.
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