Series: Fred Allen ShowShow: "King for a Day" With Jack BennyDate: May 26 1946
THE FRED ALLEN SHOWOriginally broadcast Sunday, May 26, 1946THEME MUSIC for about 5 secondsDe Marco Sisters:(SINGING OVER MUSIC) Mr. Allen...Mr. Allen...MUSIC STOPSFred:It isn't one of the Old Hickory Singers, kiddies.THEME MUSIC back up, play for another 8 secondsKenny:(OVER MUSIC) The makers of Blue Bonnet Margarine and Tenderleaf Tea present theFred Allen show. With Fred's guests Mary Livingstone's husband, Portland Hoffa,Minerva Pious as Mrs. Nussbaum, Alan Reed as Falstaff Openshaw, Parker Fennelly asTitus Moody, the De Marco Sisters, and Al Goodman and his orchestra. And until I starttooting the Claghorn, my name is Kenny Delmar.MUSIC PLAYS additional 5 seconds, STOPS.Kenny:Ladies and gentlemen, Shakespeare said "To be or not to be." Benjamin Franklin said"Remember: time is money." But for the last eight months all I've said is, Here he isagain: Fred Allen!APPLAUSEFred:Thank you and good evening, ladies and gentlemen. And Kenny: I happened to overhear your opening remarks. Lad, if you are unhappy in your work...Kenny:Well, how can I be happy, Fred? Every Sunday, what do I do? I have one line: Here heis again.