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12 November: Fanny Brice’s escape

Fanny Brice in a mid-1940s publicity still. (Photo: CBS.)

Fanny Brice in a mid-1940s publicity still. (Photo: CBS.)

In a medium over which there never seemed to be a genuinely bad seed, but a lot of obnoxiously unbearable kids regardless, Fanny Brice’s Baby Snooks might have gotten the closest, making Red Skelton’s mean widdle kid Junior seem like a Boy Scout. (You might wonder and fear at times what would happen if Snooks and Junior had ever hooked up.)

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