A regular performer on the weekly Eddie Cantor
radio show "It's Time to Smile" on NBC. She had previously been a guest on four episodes in 1941 and 1942.
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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, fellow members of the motion picture industry and honored guests: This is one of the happiest moments of my life, and I want to thank each one of you who had a part in selecting me for one of their awards, for your kindness. It has made me feel very, very humble; and I shall always hold it as a beacon for anything that I may be able to do in the future...
Despite the fact Clark Gable
played a joke on her during the filming of Gone with the Wind
(1939) (he put real brandy in the decanter instead of iced tea during the Bonnie Blue birth celebration scene), McDaniel and Gable were actually good friends. Gable later threatened to boycott the premiere in Atlanta because McDaniel was not invited, but later relented when she convinced him to go.
Frequently played "maid" characters