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Fred Allen

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A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to be well-known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.

— Fred Allen


I can't understand why a person will take a year or two to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars.

— Fred Allen


California is a fine place to live, if you happen to be an orange.

— Fred Allen


It is bad to suppress laughter. It goes back down and spreads to your hips.

— Fred Allen

#humor #humor

I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap.

— Fred Allen

#because #family #i #know #look

The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion.

— Fred Allen

#changed #choir #church #first #first time

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.

— Fred Allen

#advertising #advertising agency #agency #commission #confusion

You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a fruit fly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.

— Fred Allen

#fly #fruit #heart #hollywood #navel

I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back.

— Fred Allen

#back #case #college #day #got

The last time I saw him he was walking down lover's lane holding his own hand.

— Fred Allen

#down #hand #him #his #holding

About Fred Allen

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It also never happened really. E. Allen was able to negotiate a lucrative new contract as a result not only of the show's success but thanks in large measure to NBC's anxiety to keep more of its stars from joining Jack Benny in a wholesale defection to CBS.

A master ad libber Allen often tangled with his network's executives (and often barbed them on the air over the battles) while developing routines the style and substance of which influenced contemporaries and futures among comic talents including Groucho Marx Stan Freberg Henry Morgan and Johnny Carson but his fans also included President Franklin D. Roosevelt and novelists William Faulkner John Steinbeck and Herman Wouk (who began his career writing for Allen).

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