Radio: Sneak-In Success

Comedienne Joan Davis, who does visual pratfalls on the screen and verbal ones on the radio, went back on the air last week with a new distinction. For the first time, she was her own boss—and under a million-dollar-a-year contract which makes her the highest-paid woman performer in radio.

With that million, she has to hire her own announcer, musicians, singers, and stooges. One of the first she hired ("I want to get the bobby-soxers; in fact, I'm going to get the whole damn family in") was Crooner Andy Russell. Her substantial radio success...

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