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Cliff Nazarro (January 31, 1904 – February 18, 1961) was a popular double-talk comedian of the 1930s and 1940s who appeared in movies such as You'll Never Get Rich
You'll Never Get Rich
(1941) as Swivel Tongue with Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth, In Old Colorado
In Old Colorado
(1941) as Nosey Haskins with William Boyd, and Hillbilly Blitzkrieg
Hillbilly Blitzkrieg
(1942) as Barney Google.[1] A comment in a 1942 newspaper article summed up Nazarro's varied talents: "He played all sorts of roles in stock companies, was a versatile actor in musical comedy and vaudeville, is one of the top masters-of-ceremony in show business, and was a serious vocalist on the radio."[2] Nazarro was the voice of Warner Brothers
Warner Brothers
cartoon character "Egghead." He made a few commercial recordings, including a 1932 date as vocalist with swing band Roane's Pennsylvanians and a 1942 comic recitation, "News of the World." References[edit]

^ Tim Hollis (2008), Ain't that a knee-slapper: rural comedy in the twentieth century, University Press of Mississippi, pp. 109–111, ISBN 978-1-934110-73-7  ^ Harrison, Saul (January 6, 1942). " Cliff Nazarro in Demand". Abilene Reporter-News. p. 18. Retrieved August 22, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. 

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