By Bennett Cerf
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46 ANYTHI"l'\G FOR A LAUGH MtL TO~ BERLE is another famous comedian who has been dabbling in belles lettres. " Berle swears that he once drew pay as a lifeguard at Rockaway Beach but that episode ended when a bather, going down for the third time, shrieked "Help! " and Berle, on the shore, yelled back, "Swim in a little mister. " »» * cc ONcE BERLE PLAYED Pittsburgh for a one-week stand. On Monday he picked out a restaurant tl1at looked attractive to hin1, and liked everything except the bread.
ANYTHING FOR A LAUGH 42 ]AcK KAPP of Decca Records has a very tony butler who has been picking up a nice piece of change on the stock market. \Vhen Decca's stock was hovering around 15 the butler asked Kapp how he liked it. "It's probably a good buy," admitted Kapp. " »» ·X« « FRED RussELL, sports editor of the Nashville Banner, tells about the time Coach Fritz Crisler was giving his boys a hot pep talk before the Yale game. He worked himself up to the point where not only the squad, but he himself ·was sobbing with emotion.
Parker at the Viking Press offices last year and asked her what she was doing there. "vVitting for my publisher again," said lVlrs. P. 64 ANYTHING FOR A LAUGH Another Parker story that was lost in the shuffle has reappeared. It concerns the time she was in a hospital recovering from a minor operation. " Mrs. " »» +=· «« "MY i\10ST humiliatin' experience," Jimmy Durante told his radio audience, "come the day a brat at the circus starts sho\·in' peanuts up my schnozzola. ' The brat pokes the woman he's wid and says, '\Vhaddya lmow!
Anything for a Laugh by Bennett Cerf