Radio: A Bird

Hollywood has found a sensational new comic of peerless proportions and undiscovered sex. He or she (nobody can tell) is a black-bodied, yellow-legged, orange-beaked Mynah bird named Raffles which has a positive genius for saying the wrong thing at the right time in an Oxford accent.*

On Duffy's Tavern (TIME, June 21) last week the bird laughed, whistled, sneezed and sang The Star-Spangled Banner. At the preshow rehearsal, with a full audience, the feathered guest star was in especially fine form. Raffles pondered the best lines of Duffy's star, rumpled Ed Gardner, and...

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