Appeared (as "Addie Stiles") in "Polly" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music by / Musical Director Herbert Stothart
[final Broadway credit during lifetime] and Philip Charig. Book by Guy Bolton
, George Middleton and Isabel Leighton. Lyrics by Irving Caesar
. Based on "Polly with a Past" by David Belasco
. Featuring songs by Harry
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You can take all of the sincerity in Hollywood and put into a mosquito's navel and still have room for two caraway seeds and a producer's heart.
One of Fred Allen's best known schticks was his long-standing feud with fellow comedian Jack Benny
. The two often appeared on each other's radio programs to trade barbs. Sadly, other than an appearance on "The Jack Benny Program," in which Fred tries to steal Jack's sponsor, this did not carry over into television, as Allen died shortly after beginning his own TV show. In real life, of course, ...
Played the clarinet