(1943-04-24) Radio Show: Command Performance
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3 Articles |
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Grace Allen | Allen
5' (1.52 m)
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[In a campaign speech (1940) when she was running opposite FDR on the 'Surprise Party' ticket] As I look around me and see all all these trusting and believing faces shining up at me with love and respect, tears come into my eyes. And do you know why? My girdle is killing me.
Their running gags: Gracie's endless relatives, the elaborate search for Gracie's "missing brother" (who actually left town in the wake of the publicity), Gracie's infatuation with matinée idol Charles Boyer
, Gracie's enthusiasm for George's singing.
Her scatterbrained antics to George Burns' straight man