Inside the saga of ‘The Brady Bunch’ and all the drama behind the scenes

[post_page_title]Toying with people[/post_page_title]

Acting with children can be quite a mixed bag. It’s one thing to expect an adult to show up for 10 hours on set with their lines perfectly memorized – it’s almost impossible to ask the same of child actors.

Toying with people

During the audition process, Sherwood Schwartz came up with a pretty ingenious way of making sure that the child actors would be capable of focusing enough to learn their lines properly – sticking toys in front of the kids during auditions to see if they would focus on them, or on him.

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