For those of you not In the Know, G.V. and his S.D. were the American Idols of their day, and the reason that vaudeville did not so much “die” as “slit its throat and put its head in the oven with the gas on after swallowing ant paste.”
I have a new bookmark . . . And if I were the type for custom ringtones . . .
Thanks for the link, EVE. I have always wanted to see this legendary clip!
Have you ever seen “Miss Manila Martin and her Pet Squirrel”? It was made by the same demented fellow who recorded Gus Visser, but is sadly lost (I believe).
That has caused no end of debate among experts in the field. Well, maybe just Eve and me. The notes on the American Film Institute DVD More Treasures From American Film Archives, where the film is from, don’t know, either. Gus was born in the Netherlands, and he made have been quipping in Dutch. Or Duck.