Posted ByAvocet on May 18, 2001 at 12:35:59:
In Reply to: Bing Said "Hell" posted byIra Chineson on May 16, 2001 at 14:54:01:
: On the 3/16/47 broadcast, where Andy Russell,
: Dick Haymes and Bing Crosby guest star as replacements
: for the Sportsmen quartet, Bing has trouble singing
: one of the tunes and blurts out: "Who the hell picked
: this key, Dennis Day?" It's funny as hell, but wasn't
: broadcasting the word "hell" a no-no in
: those days, especially when used in that context?
: Was Bing being daring, careless or just going for a
: sure laugh (or all three)?