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The Evening Independent –Feb 2, 1948 Batter Bill Bendix , who will play Babe Ruth on the screen, is might happy over Bob Considine’s script. As a locker boy at Yankee Stadium, Bill used to go out and het hot dogs for Ruth. Later he graduated to bat boy. Bob wove their meetings into his script. In the picture, another actor will play Bendix, the licker boy. . . Bob also included the part Jimmy Walker tossed for New York sports writers when they had a mad on at the Babe. Jimmy made quite a speech asking the boys to forget their grudge and remember that Ruth was the idol of American youth. . . In 1921, at the age of 16, Bendix did his first acting at the Henry Street Settlement. He comes from a musical family. His uncle Max was a Metropolitan conductor, and Uncle Theodore had a quartet which toured America.

Dennis Day Predicts Sex Out For TV

The Tuscaloosa News – Feb 8, 1952 Dennis Day Predicts Sex Out For TV By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD —(AP)— Dennis, Day , whose television show makes its debut tonight, predicts home viewers will be getting less plunging necklines and racy stories in the future. “Sex has got to go, as far as TV in concerned,” he remarked as he paused between strenuous rehearsals. “Sex was exploited during the early days, when TV was trying to gain attention. You still see quite a bit of it; I hear some comedians telling stories that make me blush. “But I think the industry is growing up. It doesn’t need sex any more. Furthermore, if the shows aren’t cleaned up, TV will be inviting censorship from outside sources, which would be bad. “So far, the only censoring has been done by the individual performers and packagers of shows. I think they and the networks now realize that they will have to avoid any criticism about program material.” Day has stuck by these theories in his selecti