Hello Darlin': Tall (and Absolutely True) Tales About My Life
"As it was originally written, 'Dallas' was really about Patrick Duffy and Victoria Principal. She was from the wrong side of the tracks and we were ... Show synopsis "As it was originally written, 'Dallas' was really about Patrick Duffy and Victoria Principal. She was from the wrong side of the tracks and we were the rich family and they were getting married, they loved each other, blah, blah, blah. It was focused on them. I was just the brother..." This is a forthright look at Larry Hagman's star-studded career, from his early days opposite Barbara Eden on "I Dream of Jeannie" to the show that turned him into an international celebrity and led him to become the biggest screen villain of the eighties as power-mad oil baron J.R. Ewing on "Dallas". Hagman tells all about the trials and turmoil and the intrigue and dangers of filming "Dallas", and of the madness that ensued when it became one of the most popular television shows in history. His Stetson now resides in the Smithsonian and over 400 million fans in 85 countries had to find out just who shot J.R. Even the parliament in Turkey adjourned so that representatives could rush to their TV sets. To put it in J.R.'s own words, "Once you got rid of the integrity, the rest was a piece of cake".