Published in September 2015, Bob Crane: The Definitive Biography contains the first-hand testimonies, memories, and recollections from 200 prominent individuals from Bob Crane's life. Family, friends as far back as grade school, and coworkers in radio, television (including many from Hogan's Heroes), theatre, and film have helped tell his complete story. In addition, the hard cover edition contains more than 200 rare family and professional photographs, some never before published or seen by the public until now. Discover the truth! If you think you know Bob Crane before reading this book, you don't know him at all. Author profits will be donated to various charities in Bob's memory.
Official Statement about the Re-Investigation of Bob Crane's Murder (11/23/16)
"We—my coauthors and I, members of Bob Crane's family, his friends, and his colleagues—are always hopeful that one day, the true identity of Bob's murderer will be known and justice can be served. However, this recent investigation did not reveal any groundbreaking information or provide a resolution, and the subsequent media coverage did nothing more than bring unnecessary heartache to many who knew, loved, and cared about Bob. We do not discuss or endorse any speculative theories as to who may have committed the crime. We encourage those who want to know more about Bob Crane to discover his complete and true life story in Bob Crane: The Definitive Biography. All author profits are being donated to various charities in Bob's memory."
—Carol Ford, author, Bob Crane: The Definitive Biography

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Bob Crane Interviews Marilyn Monroe / KNX-CBS Radio Circa 1960

The beautiful and incomparable Norma Jeane Mortenson (Baker), known to the world as Marilyn Monroe, hardly needs an introduction. Born on June 1, 1926, she will always be loved and adored by millions, living forever in our hearts. Countless books and articles have been written and movies produced detailing her life, career, and tragic demise on August 5, 1962. Buried in Pierce Brothers Memorial Park in the Westwood section of Los Angeles, she rests only a few steps away from Bob Crane's final resting place.

In 1960, Bob interviewed Ms. Monroe, which was broadcast over KNX-CBS Radio in 1960 and 1964. We hope you enjoy both her sweetness and his humor, remembering them each for their talents and career highlights, and as kind souls taken from the world much too soon.

Marilyn Monroe Interview with Bob Crane
The Bob Crane Show / KNX-CBS Radio
Circa 1960

1 comment:

  1. Great stuff, charming and funny dude. He was like Johnny Carson on the radio.


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