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[on Fred Allen
] . . . he was extremely modest. He was the nicest guy in the world and he was so good to me. When we were rehearsing I was so nervous. He took the patience to show me how to remove the staple [from the script] so I could shift the pages around. Just a tremendously generous man.
Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 230-231. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387