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Fred Allen

Dátum narodenia: 31. máj 1894
Dátum úmrtia: 17. marec 1956

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„Imitation is the sincerest form of television.“

—  Fred Allen

Attributed in Newsweek, 14 January 1980.

„All the sincerity in Hollywood you could stuff in a flea's navel and still have room left to conceal eight caraway seeds and an agent's heart.“

—  Fred Allen

From a lost letter to Kenny Delmar quoted in Earl Wilson's syndicated column (May 1959).

„California's a wonderful place to live - if you happen to be an orange.“

—  Fred Allen

Reported in Steven D. Price, 1001 Greatest Things Ever Said About California (2007), p. viii.

„A molehill man is a pseudo-busy executive who comes to work at 9 am and finds a molehill on his desk. He has until 5 pm to make this molehill into a mountain. An accomplished molehill man will often have his mountain finished even before lunch.“

—  Fred Allen

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„A good comedian can say things funny and other guys just say funny things.“

—  Fred Allen

Attributed by Robert Lemke in The Sunday Press (Binghamton, NY), “Rock ‘n Roll ‘Musically Horrid” Says Ex-2-a-Dayer,” pg. 2-C, col. 1 (9 August 1959)

„Sullivan will be successful as long as other people have talent.“

—  Fred Allen

As quoted in Always On Sunday. Ed Sullivan: An Inside View (1968) by Michael David Harris; reproduced in "Sunday Marks Ed Sullivan's 20th Anniversary on TV," The San Antonio Express (June 16, 1968), p. 117

„What does Sullivan do? He points at people. Rub meat on actors and dogs will do the same thing.“

—  Fred Allen

As quoted in Always On Sunday. Ed Sullivan: An Inside View (1968)

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