Monday, October 22, 2007

The Three Stooges on Ed Wynn

For those of you who have never heard of Ed Wynn he started in showbiz working as an assistant for the great W.C. Fields before moving on to his own comedy shows on radio and an Emmy award winning television series. Twilight Zone creator Rod Sterling was so enamored with him he wrote a part especially for him in the Twilight Zone episode "Ninety Years Without Slumbering". In his later years he was featured in the classic Walt Disney version of Alice in Wonderland, appeared as the Fairy Godfather in Jerry Lewis' Cinderfella and as "Uncle Albert" in Mary Poppins.

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