(1950s) Together with Ronald Reagan
and Gary Cooper
, Murphy recorded an album entitled "Communist Infiltration of Hollywood in the 1940s" (Source: Time magazine, 1/19/98, p. 12).
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[on Nancy Carroll
] Nancy herself wasn't too easy to work with. She was potentially one of the great stars, but she never quite made it -- maybe because she used stage tricks instead of her God-given talents ... She seemed to enjoy making others uncomfortable.
Upon his election to the Senate, singer/satirist Tom Lehrer
good-naturedly saluted him in the song "George Murphy" as "at last we've got a senator who can really sing and dance." Lehrer went on to say that "we can't expect America to win against its foes without someone in the Senate who can really tap his toes." If Murphy had any thoughts on this joking tribute, they weren't recorded for ...