Radio: New York Hick

A score of U.S. celebrities have gone as guests to Duffy's Tavern (Blue Network, Tues., 8:30 p.m., E.W.T.) and come away thoroughly buffooned. The buffoon is Barkeep Archie, a likable mug, strictly from Brooklyn, who shares the great American love of irreverent ribbing.

Last week Archie toyed with uncommunicative Cinecomic Roland Young ("I think his mother was frightened by a clam"). In its time Duffy's has found similar salutes for shapely Dancer Vera Zorina ("The terpsicorpse from the ballet"), Information Please' s Clifton Fadiman ("What do you know — besides every thing?"), portly...

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