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Actor Paul Douglas Got His Big Break By Being Fired

Paul Douglas and Janet Leigh in Angels in the Outfield (1951) The nicest Christmas present Paul Douglas ever received was a neat little typewritten notice informing him that two weeks from date his services would no longer be required. For he walked right out of radio station WCAU in Philadelphia, where Santa Claus brought him the odd gift, into the offices of the Columbia Broadcasting System, and there, in the short space of a year, won his way into the front rank of big league radio. For the ... (read more)