Arthur Godfrey and his Friends entertained the audience with many skits and Musical numbers. The show was live, and Godfrey often did away with the script and improvised. He refused to participate in commercials for products he did not believe in.
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Made headlines in 1953 when Godfrey, whose public image was mellow and laid-back but who was notorious for his offstage crankiness and short temper, fired singer Julius LaRosa
in the middle of the show - which was broadcast live - on the air. See more