Ziegfeld Follies of 1934. Musical revue. Music by Vernon Duke
, Samuel Pokrass, Billy Hill, H.I. Phillips, Fred Allen, Harry Tugend and Ballard MacDonald
. Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
. Musical Director: John McManus. Sketches by: H.I. Philips, Fred Allen
and David Freedman. Written by Harry Turgend. Featuring songs with lyrics by ...
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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