Title: Fred Allen Looks At Life, Comedy Highlights From His Greatest Radio Shows
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Dig this Library of America Story of the Week selection by Fred Allen, a great American wit whose popularity didn't translate from radio to television-man, did he ever hate TV. Allen once said, "An actor's popularity is fleeting. His success has the life expectancy of a small boy who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match. Lab Owner Arrested for Falsifying Results of Drug Tests.
Fred Allen (May 31, 1894 – March 17, 1956) was an American comedian whose absurdist, topically pointed radio show (1932–1949) made him one of the most popular and forward-looking humorists in the so-called classic era of American radio. Fred Allen's first taste of radio came while he and Portland Hoffa waited for a promised slot in a new Arthur Hammerstein musical
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Directed by Fred Hamilton. With Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Fred Allen, Sheila Bond. Fred Allen hosts with guests humorist/author H. Allen Smith; Tony award winning actress Sheila Bond; and Broadway performer Billy Tabbert. Director: Fred Hamilton.
Fred Allen is a popular radio host from Cambridge. Learn about Fred's life, his birthday, zodiac sign, and real facts here. Fred Allen was born in the Year of the Horse. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they’re overly frank with others. This year is the year of the Pig. DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years. Fred Allen is a 124 years old Radio Host, who was born in May, in the Year of the Horse (1894) and is a Gemini. We will continue to update this page with new Fred Allen facts and relevant news. Please contact us if you have a celebrity tip or find a mistake.
If you’ve never heard of Fred Allen, cranky might be a good introductory word. From 1933-1949 he was one of the comedian kings of radio, but that didn’t mean he wasn’t going to complain about the following on the air: advertising, censorship, other radio shows he disliked, the radio shows of his friends, the entire medium of radio. Even if the advertisers didn’t always, listeners loved Fred Allen, but ultimately they abandoned him as he was knocked out with a two-hit combo in the form of a popular live game show encroaching on his timeslot, and television siphoning away viewers
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|B||Fred Allen And His Celebrity Guests|
|C||Highlights From Fred Allen's Comedy Skits|
|D||Fred Allen Scoffs At The Media|