The first of Bing Crosby's $30,000-a-week transcribed series for
Philcowith Bob Hope as guest starwas waxed last week, but ran two
minutes overtime. Producer Bill Morrow put it up to Philco: whose lines
should he cutCrosby's or Hope's? Philcomen went into a huddle, came
out with a decision for audiences to applaud: "Cut the commercial."
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