Tickets for the Colmans (Fred Allen Cut Off)

April 27, 1947 – Leaving for Chicago with the Colmans.  Jack Benny is getting ready for his stage tour and tickets for his program for Ronald and Benita Colman.

References include the controversy over Fred Allen. He had been cut off by the NBC censors for a joke last week. In the episode they mention Adagio acts, Fred Astair’s dancing, Barry Fitzgerald, Tommy Manville, Norman Krasna, the Florsheim shoe company, and the Texas City disaster.


The late lobby card

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