TELEVISION: Legend of Manie

In show business, palship never reigns but it pours. To a very few show folk—Al Jolson, Fanny Brice, Irving Thalberg, Variety Founder Sime Silverman—has gone an uninterrupted outpouring of vocal, tearful affection. This week a new name was added to the roll of comradely love when a clutch of top entertainers, including Bob Hope, Sid Caesar, Rosemary Clooney, Perry Como, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Jack Webb and Betty Grable, performed at union minimum rates ($265 each) in a 90-minute NBC telecast in honor of the late Manie Sacks. The show's title: Some...

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