Call Me Anna: The Autobiography of Patty Duke - Study Guide Introduction and Chapters 1-2 Summary & Analysis

Patty Duke
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Patty Duke is an actress who rose to fame in the sixties with the Broadway play The Miracle Worker, which was followed by a movie version for which Patty became one of the youngest actresses to win an Oscar. Patty then starred in her own television show called The Patty Duke Show in which she played identical cousins.

In the introduction, Patty relates a meeting with Sid Sheinberg, president of MCA, that was overshadowed by the memory of a previous meeting between the two of them. The previous meeting took place in 1970 while Patty was guest, starring on the television show Matt Lincoln, MD. Patty had walked off the set of the show because she learned the crew was not to be allowed to eat until the cast was fed. This led to Patty hitching a ride with a...

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