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The Red Skelton Hour
/ Colonel Jungle-Rot Freeloader
/ Guest Host
Professor Phineas T. Klump
Wash Your Step
Voice of Chief on Radio
Henry Summers aka The Perfect Fool
The Deacon and the Lady. Musical. Music by Alfred Aarons. Book by George Totten Smith. Lyrics by George Totten Smith. Musical Director: Ivan Rudisill
[earliest Broadway credit]. Musical Staging by Eddie Clark. Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge. Costume Design by William H. Matthews. Directed by Alfred E. Aarons. New York Theatre:...
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Did You Know?
I can't give you a definition [of humor]. It is too subtle to be pinned down. I can say that it differs from wit, which exaggerates the truth, while humor presents the truth in an original way.
At the end of the '30s, several of his business ventures collapsed, including a radio chain, and he suffered a severe nervous breakdown.
The Perfect Fool