Half-length glossy publicity photograph of the noted American comedian and his wife
207 x 254 mm.
With an inscription in ink: "For Dorotha with our best wishes Portland & Fred Allen" (not in Fred Allen's hand).
"His absurdist, topically pointed radio program The Fred Allen Show (1932–1949) made him one of the most popular and forward-looking humorists in the Golden Age of American radio. ... His best-remembered gag was his long-running mock feud with friend and fellow comedian Jack Benny, but it was only part of his appeal; radio historian John Dunning (in On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio) wrote that Allen was perhaps radio's most admired comedian ..." Wikipedia.
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