Dear Diary,

George Burns and Gracie Allen were on the Victory Parade radio show today. George asked Bill Goodwin to talk Gracie out of having some delayed wedding photographs made. Bill asked her if she didn’t want to go see Bob Hope’s new picture. She started crying and talking about how badly she wanted those pictures. She got Bill started, and he said, “I just thought you might like to see that new Bob Hope picture. (Sob!) He’s so funny. (Sob!) I just have to laugh every time I think of Bob Hope. (Sob!)” I still think Bob made a big mistake letting Bill Goodwin leave his show. He’s a comedian as well as an announcer.

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Dear Diary,

Tonight at 10:00 I listened to the March of Dimes program. Eddie Cantor was the M.C. and Bob Hope was one of the guests. They announced him first but he was the last one on. Cantor introduced him as “the most glamorous man in town. The man whose clothes are the talk of Hollywood—Bob Hope!” Bob may have been the last one on but he got more applause and more laughs than anyone there and that’s going some because a few of the others were Bob Burns, George Burns and Gracie Allen, Fibber and Molly, Connie Boswell, Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, and lots more!