After Fred Allen passed away on St. Patrick's Day in 1956, the entire radio community mourned. That May 29th, in honor of what would have been his 62nd birthday, NBC Broadcast a Biography in Sound on Fred Allen. As part of the broadcast, comedian Jimmy Durante, a close friend of Fred's told a funny story about an experience they had at an italian restaurant in New York.
Hear more from Fred Allen on Breaking Walls Episode 81, which will spotlight his life and career, coming July 1st, 2018. Download and subscribe by searching for Breaking Walls everywhere you get your podcasts, or at TheWallBreakers.com.