Posted Bykurt on August 16, 2002 at 16:59:36:
In Reply to: Re: More On (You Should Pardon The Expression) Fred Allen posted byLL on August 16, 2002 at 12:21:14:
And now, brought to you by Lipton Tea, the Ford Motor Company, or any of Fred Allen's other later sponsors, is what Allen wrote in "Treadmill to Oblivion" regarding his own switch to a half-hour format in the 1940s:
"That popular breakfast food that is 'shot out of guns' used to remind me of our new dialogue. The lines looked as though they had been written with a riveting machine dipped in ink."
Look! Over there! Aren't they the DeMarco Sisters?