Radio: The Little Bombs

"Hello, darling. This is Tallulah. Could I make a date with you for next Sunday? Well, what I mean is, I'd like to have you listen to my Big Show. You know, 6:30 to 8 each Sunday evening on WNBC. That's 660 on your dial. . ."

Some 5,000 mildly startled housewives in New York City picked up their ringing phones last week to hear the familiar accents of Tallulah Bankhead and Fred Allen speaking such plugs for The Big Show. Others heard Kate Smith giving a boost for her show by phone. The voices...

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