Contest Mail (Louella Parsons)

December 16, 1945 – Hello Louella. Gossip Columnist Louella parsons has a cameo. Jack benny gets a lot or mail for the “I Can’s Stand Jack Benny” contest. It will be judged by Fred Allen, Peter Lorre and Goodman Ace.

References include songs “Melencholy Baby”, “The Sheik of Araby” and “I’m Glad I Waited For You”. The two-way stretch refers to real rubber used in womens undergarments after the war. Plus Tommy Manville, Van Johnson, and the poem “The Ballad of Yukon Jake” by Edward E. Paramore Jr.


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