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Comedian Marty Allen dies in Las Vegas at 95
AP- AJC ^ | 2/12/2018

Posted on 02/12/2018 8:47:24 PM PST by Borges

Marty Allen, the baby-faced, bug-eyed comedian with wild black hair who was a staple of TV variety shows, game shows and talk shows for decades, died Monday night. He was 95.

Allen died in Las Vegas of complications from pneumonia with his wife and performing partner of the last three decades Karon Kate Blackwell by his side, Allen's spokeswoman Candi Cazau told The Associated press.

Allen, known for his greeting and catchphrase "hello dere," was a living link late in life to a generation of long-dead superstars with whom he shared a stage, including Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne and Elvis Presley

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1 posted on 02/12/2018 8:47:24 PM PST by Borges
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To: Borges

I remember Marty well as a kid growing up, He was in a lot of stuff and pretty funny. Well with Don Rickles death last year and Marty Allen I think about all the classic people I grew up with are gone. What an era and what talent there was, never to be duplicated and most of them did not have to resort to Bathroom Humor and Dirty Language to be funny.

God Speed Marty and thanks for all the laughs.


2 posted on 02/12/2018 8:50:38 PM PST by Captain Peter Blood
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To: Borges

RIP.


3 posted on 02/12/2018 8:51:49 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj ("It's Slappin' Time !")
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To: Borges

I saw him within the last two weeks on an episode of Tattletales which aired in the mid-70s.


4 posted on 02/12/2018 8:55:32 PM PST by ConservativeStatement ("Silence is violence.")
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To: Captain Peter Blood

Amen.


5 posted on 02/12/2018 9:00:08 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: Borges

Another great talent has been called home. RIP and thanks for the laughs.


6 posted on 02/12/2018 9:00:18 PM PST by Impala64ssa (Islamophobic? NO! IslamABHORic)
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To: Borges

The older we get the more we remember,we’ll all be remembered eventually
RIP Mr Allen


7 posted on 02/12/2018 9:03:56 PM PST by Doogle (( USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand....never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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8 posted on 02/12/2018 9:27:30 PM PST by Az Joe (Gloria in excelsis Deo)
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To: Borges

World War II

He then joined the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was stationed in Italy where he attained the rank of sergeant and earned a Soldier’s Medal for his bravery during a fire which happened while a plane was being refueled. His heroism also earned him a full-dress parade


9 posted on 02/12/2018 9:31:26 PM PST by Moonman62 (Make America Great Again!)
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To: Borges

In 1968 he made a “Hello Dere” tour of military hospitals in the United States (a tour named after a catch phrase he popularized). He repeated the tour annually until 1972. During the tours, he talked with and entertain wounded soldiers who had just returned from Vietnam. He is also involved in a number of charitable causes including the American Cancer Society, The Heart Fund, The March of Dimes, Fight for Sight, Cerebral Palsy, and is on the board of the Epilepsy Foundation.


10 posted on 02/12/2018 9:32:49 PM PST by Moonman62 (Make America Great Again!)
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To: Borges

Wow, I thought he died years ago.


11 posted on 02/12/2018 9:38:06 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Captain Peter Blood

I think only Shecky Greene is left, he’s 91.


12 posted on 02/12/2018 9:47:07 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Borges

Marty Allen’s Birthday - 3/22/16

https://youtu.be/pHWmtx5-X2w


13 posted on 02/12/2018 10:12:24 PM PST by tsowellfan
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To: Borges

Everytime an old time comedian dies, it’s a reminder of how the PC Leftists have destroyed comedy over the past several decades.

Trump embodies the old school Vegas anti-PC spirit. He’s not a stand up comic, but catch phrases like “crooked Hillary” “fake news”, “little Marco”, and “low energy Jeb” are the kind of trash talking put downs that a wise cracking comic would come up with.

Liberals can’t stand him because there’s a hunger out there for the kind of sharp edged humor that they want to shout down. And to have a Conservative politician using this kind of humor to skewer Liberals is a nightmare for them.


14 posted on 02/12/2018 10:29:59 PM PST by The Fop (God Bless Donald Trump, Frank Sinatra, Joan Rivers, and the Fightin' Rat Pack Wing of the GOP)
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Here’s a great one from Hawaii. By today’s standards it would never fly, even though he says nothing wrong LOL.

For anyone else from Hawaii, this will bring back good memories:

Rap Replinger: Japanese Roll Call (it’s only about 38 seconds)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kgzZSX9KpU


15 posted on 02/12/2018 10:48:47 PM PST by KJC1 (Illegals: One hand out and the other one flipping us the bird)
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To: Borges

My dad walked around saying “Hellooo dere.” Wonder if that was where he got that.


16 posted on 02/12/2018 10:51:26 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Az Joe

Total Jewfro. Lol.


17 posted on 02/12/2018 11:09:25 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: dfwgator

“I think only Shecky Greene is left, he’s 91.”

Very few are left, but a few names stick out for me:

Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke, Betty White and Doris Day. Two more could be Angela Lansbury, and Larry Storch.

rwood


18 posted on 02/12/2018 11:10:08 PM PST by Redwood71
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To: Borges

rest in peace...


19 posted on 02/12/2018 11:22:42 PM PST by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me - https://www.youtube.cwom/watch?v=wH-pk2vZG2M5)
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To: Captain Peter Blood

Newheart is last man standing ...


20 posted on 02/13/2018 12:01:10 AM PST by wardaddy (As a southerner I've never trusted the Grand Old Party.....any questions?)
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