Wrote (w/William Morrssey) book / music & lyrics / appeared in "Saluta" on Broadway. Musical comedy/satire. Music by 'Frank D'Armond'. Imperial Theatre: 28 Aug 1934-29 Sep 1934 (39 performances). Cast: Dorothy Bradshaw, Charley Chase
, Dudley Clements, Betty Gravier, William Hargrave
[final Broadway role], Edward J. Lambert, ...
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[his definition of a comic] ...a comic is a guy who depends solely on the joke, and we have thousands of them. The comedian can get a laugh opening a door in the funny way that he does it and his attitude--that's a comic versus a comedian. Now a "funnyman" can get a laugh before opening his mouth--looking funny. Lou Costello
was one of your great funnymen. Harry Langdon
, Larry Semon
; they were ...
Appeared for the first time on television in an experimental TV broadcast in 1929, and sometimes is credited with being the first person to appear on television, possibly because a film of the broadcast has survived. On April 7, 1927, an image of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover
was transmitted by AT&T in the first successful long distance demonstration of TV. Later that day, AT&T broadcast ...
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