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Patacake - Henry Gibson - The Grass Menagerie (Or A Flower Childs Garden Of Verses)


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Label: Epic - FLS 15120 • Series: Footlight Series • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Non-Music • Style: Comedy, Spoken Word, Poetry
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Gibson made his living working the margins in dozens of films and TV shows. However, Laugh-In made him a star. Wearing clerical garb and sipping tea, he would calmly circulate in the show's frenetic cocktail-party scene, deliver a one-liner and then melt into the crowd. As a simpering poet, he would hold a flower and announce, with deadpan formality: "A Poem, by Henry Gibson.

However, as egomaniacal Haven Hamilton in Robert Altman's Nashville," The Broken Vow - Converge - Jane Live showed he could do more than sketch comedy.

His performance as an evil-tempered superpatriot earned him the National Society of Film Critics' award for best supporting actor. Gibson, whose real name was James Bateman, was born in in Philadelphia and at the age of eight he Patacake - Henry Gibson - The Grass Menagerie (Or A Flower Childs Garden Of Verses) acting. After earning a bachelor's degree at Catholic University of America inhe served in France as an intelligence officer in the US air force.

In the early s he and Jon Voight, a college friend, hit on a scheme to get their acting careers off the ground. Gibson wangled a booking for the act, at which point Voight bowed out. Gibson recited his poetry, tickled the audience and was invited back.

Small and offbeat comic roles followed. Gibson's appearances on Laugh-In from to opened up a wide variety of film and TV roles, usually small, but often choice. Inhe married Lois Geiger, who died in He died of cancer just days before his birthday and is survived by three sons.

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  1. Vigore
    Sep 17,  · Mr. Gibson also recorded a second comedy album, “The Grass Menagerie” (), and wrote a book, “A Flower Child’s Garden of Verses.”Author: WILLIAM GRIMES.
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    Dec 14,  · A flower child's garden of verses by Henry Gibson, , New American Library edition, in English A flower child's garden of verses. by Henry Gibson. Published by New American Library in [New York. Written in English. There's no description for this book yet. Pages:
  3. Fegor
    Sep 17,  · Henry Gibson, a veteran character actor who came to fame in the late s as the flower-holding poet on TV’s landmark satirical comedy show “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In Author: Dennis Mclellan.
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  5. Taujas
    Sep 16,  · Henry Gibson, whose gentle poet persona on s classic TV show “Laugh-In” made him one of the original flower children, died Monday in Malibu after a brief battle with cancer. He was
  6. Gobei
    Sep 20,  · Henry Gibson came to fame as the cherub-faced actor who recited nonsense poems in a Southern drawl on the TV series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In .
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