Marty Allen Tells the Story of Picking a Donkey Over Steve in Tales From the Casting Couch

This is a quick read from Tales of the Casting Couch by Marty Allen.

When a Donkey Came Between Allen and Rossi


‘Good-bye Dere’ When Allen and Rossi Split in 1968

Today we know it was not forever. In fact Allen & Rossi had many years of performances as a comedy duo after this split.

Their split is reminiscent of the Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis breakup – except in this break, there is not bitterness, just a belief that breaking up will be better for each because there were many jobs offered to one which could not be offered to both.

Read the complete article here. 


When Allen & Rossi split the first time you could make beer for a nickel at home.