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[on working for Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
, who made no secret of the fact that he didn't appreciate comics] You could never get the stage to rehearse. He'd be using it to drape those gorgeous dames. You could rehearse in the alley for all he cared. But when you worked for Mr. Ziegfeld you had made it. That was the tops.
The great comedy team of Wheeler & Woolsey are little known in the 21st century, despite their great popularity in the 1930s. One of the reasons likely is the fact that their short films were not packaged and sold to television in the 1950s, unlike The Three Stooges
and Laurel & Hardy, who then went on to entertain new generations of fans. Bobby Clark
wrote much of the dialogue, which was very ...