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1984 Soaps - The History Part One
SOAPS - The History: Part One
Published in 1984

180-pages; each soap opera featured in lengthy, multi-page articles; how the shows began (and ended, in some cases) and behind-the-scenes info on how storylines evolved with candid photos including

All My Children
Ruth Warrick & Rosemary Prinz (full-page photo)...Judith Barcroft...Larry Keith...Mark LaMura...Frances Heflin...Richard Shoberg...Susan Lucci...James Mitchell...Taylor Miller...Peter Bergman...David Canary...Gloria Irizarry...Richard Van Vleet...Dorothy Lyman...Ray MacDonnell...Nancy Frangione

Another World
Beverly Penberthy (full-page photo)..Robin Strasser...George Reinholt...Sam Groome...Constance Ford...Susan Sullivan...Jacqueline Courtney...Joe Gallison...Victoria Wyndham...Audra Lindley...Val Dufour...Anne Meacham...Beverlee McKinsey...Douglass Watson...Petronia Paley...Rick Porter...Gail Brown

As The World Turns
Don Hastings...Kathryn Hays...Dagne Crane...Bill Johnstone...Eileen Fulton...Don McLaughlin...Colleen Zenk...Rosemary Prinz...Lisa Loring...Robert Lipton...Anthony Herrera...Anne Sward...Mary Linda Rapelye...Justin Deas...Marie Masters...Frank Runyeon...Kim Ulrich...Mary Lynn Blanks...Christian LeBlanc

Bright Promise
Susannah Darrow...Lesley Woods...Gary Pillar...Gail Kobe...Dana Andrews...Susan Brown

Capitol
Marj Dusay, Constance Towers & Julie Adams (full-page photo)...Ed Nelson...David Mason Daniels...Rory Calhoun...Richard Egan...Kimberly Beck Hilton...Nicholas Walker...Todd Curtis...Catherine Hickland...Chris Durham...Bill Beyers...Michael Catlin...Carolyn Jones...Leslie Graves...Victor Brandt

Dark Shadows
Jonathan Frid (full-page photo)...Alexandra Moltke...Joan Bennett...Kate Jackson...Jerry Lacy...David Selby...Kathryn Leigh Scott...Nancy Barret...Jeff Clark...Clarice Blackburn...Louis Edmonds...Lara Parker...Humbert Allen Astredo...Greyson Hall

Days Of Our Lives
Cathy Ferrar & John Clarke (full-page photo)...Denise Alexander...Regina Gleason...John Lupton...Suzanne Rogers...Joe Gallison...Melinda Fee...Marie Cheatham...Frances Reid...Bill Hayes...Gregg Marx...Macdonald Carey...Susan Seaforth Hayes...Jed Allan...Peter Reckell...Deidre Hall...Barbara Crampton...Lisa Trusel...Andrea Lovell...Kristian Alfonso...Peter Brown...Thaao Penghlis...Philece Sampler...Thaao Penghlis

The Doctors
David O'Brien...Lydia Bruce...James Pritchett...Elizabeth Hubbard...Paul Henry Itkin...Palmer Dean...Jennifer Houlton...Bobby Hennessey...Carolee Campbell...Harry Packwood...Pamela Todd...Anna Stuart...Gerald Gordon...Kim Zimmer...Glenn Corbett

The Edge Of Night
Ann Flood & Forrest Compton (full-page photo)...Sharon Gabet...Lori Loughlin...Larkin Malloy...Charles Flohe...Karrie Emerson...Lois Kibbee...Ernie Townsend...Joe Lambie...Tony Craig...Allen Fawcett...Terry Davis...Mark Arnold...Joel Crothers...Donald May...Dixie Carter

General Hospital
Rachel Ames (full-page photo)...John Beradino...Emily McLaughlin...Bobbi Jordan...Lucille Wall...Craig Huebing...Richard Dean Anderson...Peter Hansen...Ray Girardin...Martin West...Susan Brown...Stuart Damon...David Lewis...Denise Alexander...Michael Gregory...Shelby Hiatt...Leslie Charleson...Anthony Geary...Kin Shriner...Genie Francis...Robin Mattson...Chris Robinson...Tristan Rogers...Sharon Wyatt...Jacklyn Zeman...Geary, Robinson, Beradino, Alexander, Ames & Emma Samms (full-page photo)

The Guiding Light
Charita Bauer (full-page photo)...Theo Goetz...Krista Tesreau...Grant Aleksander...Judi Evans...Michael O'Leary...Millette Alexander...Caroline McWilliams...Rebecca Hollen...Don Stewart...Jerry ver Dorn...Michael Tylo...Kim Zimmer...John Wesley Shipp...Greg Beecroft...Michael Woods...Marsha Clark...Stephen Joyce...Harley Kozak...Susan Pratt...Maeve Kinkead...Larry Gates...Jordan Clarke...Chris Bernau...Elvera Roussel...Warren Burton...Lisa Brown, William Roerick, Beecroft & Tylo (full-page photo in Wizard of Oz attire)

Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
Gloria Hoye (full-page photo)...Andrea Marcovicci...Stephen Joyce...Leslie Charleson...Michael Zaslow...Jane Manning...Albert Stratton...Beverlee McKinsey

Love Of Life
Peggy McCay & Dennis Parnell (full-page photo)...Bonnie Bartlett...Jean McBride...Jane Rose...Audrey Peters...Gene Peterson...Christopher Reeve...Elizabeth Kemp...Paul Savior...Jessica Walter...Tudi Wiggins...Deborah Courtney...John Aniston

Lovers and Friends
Rod Arrants & Patricia Estrin (full-page photo)...John Hefferman...Flora Plumn...Susan Foster...Ron Randell...Patricia Englund

Loving
John Shearin & Shannon Eubanks (full-page photo)...Agnes Nixon...John Cunningham...Lauren-Marie Taylor...Susan Walters...Chris Marcantel...Jennifer Ashe...Perry Stephens...Patricia Kalember...Bryan Cranston...James Kiberd...Marilyn McIntyre...Susan Keith...Richard McWilliams...Anthony Herrera...Tom Ligon...Pam Blair...Terri Keane...Peter Davies

One Life To Live
Michael Storm & Jim Storm (full-page photo)...Gillian Spencer...Antony Ponzini...Nat Polen...Nicolas Coster...Jack Betts...Judith Light...James Reynolds...Robert S. Woods...Kristen Meadows...Phil Carey...Wayne Massey...Mary Murray...Robin Strasser...Anthony Call...Jacqueline Courtney

Ryan's Hope
Helen Gallagher & Bernard Barrow (full-page photo)...Sarah Felder...Kate Mulgrew...Michael Levin...Karen Morris Gowdy...Tom McGreevey...Ron Hale...Earl Hindman...Daniel Hugh Kelly...Felicity LaFortune...Randall Edwards...Richard Backus...Cali Timmins...Tracy Lyn...Lauren O'Bryan...Marg Helgenberger...Malcolm Groome

Search For Tomorrow
Lynn Loring & Mary Stuart (full-page photo)...Dino Narizzano...Ken Kercheval...Ann Williams...Larry Haines...Robert Mandan...Michael Nouri...Melba Rae...Terry O'Sullivan...Jill Clayburgh...Ken Harvey...Anthony George...Morgan Fairchild...Marcia McCabe...Patrick James Clarke...Sherry Mathis...Marie Cheatham...Philip Brown...Michael Corbett...Susan Scannell...Cindy Gibb...Lisa Peluso

The Secret Storm
Judy Lewis (full-page photo)...Lori March...Marla Adams...Jada Rowland...David Gale...Nicolas Coster...Stephanie Braxton...Keith Charles...Peter White

Somerset
Ted Danson (full-page photo)...Joel Crothers...Paul Sparer...Nancy Marchand...Audrey Landers...Richard Shoberg

Texas
Harley Kozak & Randy Hamilton (full-page photo)...Josephine Nichols...Philip Clark...Carla Borelli...Barbara Rucker...Caryn Richman...John McCafferty...Dianne Thompson...Jerry Lanning...Pam Long...Robert Burton...Ned Schmidtke...Beverlee McKinsey...Chandler Hill Harben...Michael Woods...Tina Johnson...Dianne Neil...Ellen Maxted...John McCafferty

The Young and The Restless
Trish Stewart...Robert Clary...Dorothy Green...Tom Hallick & Janice Lynde (full-page photo)...John McCook...Jeanne Cooper...David Hasselhoff...Jaime Lyn Bauer...K.T. Stevens...William Gray Espy...Beau Kayzer...Brenda Dickson...Anthony Herrera...Kay Herberle...Michael Damian...Eric Braeden...Jerry Douglas...Terry Lester...Tom Ligon...Melody Thomas...Victoria Mallory...Robert Colbert...Beth Maitland...Tracey Bregman...Julianna McCarthy...Jay Kerr...Chris Holder...Steven Ford

... AND MUCH MORE!!!!

Cast of General Hospital celebrating GH's 20th Anniversary Marj Dusay, Constance Towers & Julie Adams (Myrna, Clarissa & Paula on the soap opera, Capitol)

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180-pages in VERY GOOD condition with no missing pages or rips or creases.





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