Besides featuring Wallace's shameless (and therefore hilarious) hawking of Parliament cigarettes, the clip provides a candid glimpse into the personality and life of Westbrook's most famous son. The priceless pull-quote:
Rudy Vallee was the Frank Sinatra, Pat Boone, andThis clip is full of meat to sink my teeth into, but I think all will agree with this observation: If only we could all contest being a sex symbol so vigorously.
Elvis Presley of his day but all in one. That was nearly thirty years ago when
some people even made jokes that his affect on women made him a national
- John C.L. Morgan
P.S. If this post were a book, it would be dedicated to WD reader Chris (see comments section below), for it wouldn't have occurred if he hadn't unearthed the most scandalous reference to Rudy Vallee I've yet to encounter.