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From the Archives: Jackie Gleason's $80,000 train ride


For a public relations stunt, Gleason made a 4,337-mile, 10-city train trip from Los Angeles to New York on “The Great Gleason Express.” The rail excursion promoted the new TV show, “Jackie Gleason’s American Scene Magazine.”

The Los Angeles Times reported: “Comic Jackie Gleason, who reportedly…



Source: LA Times

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