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Everyone knows that "Sandy" is a scene stealer in Annie, but the animals shown here also had their day on Broadway. Name the shows in which they cavorted (extra points for the animals' names).

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[[text upside down]] Answers (clockwise from top left): "Rosemary" in Visit To A Small Planet; "Jumbo" in Jumbo; "Daisy" in Happy Hunting; "Sharkey" in Higher and Higher

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Famous Theatregrams.
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[[caption]] George Bernard Shaw once sent a telegram to Winston Churchill, inviting him to the opening night of his latest play. Shaw added: Bring a friend - if you have one.  
Churchill wired back that he could not make the opening, but would attend the second night. He added: If you have one. [[/caption]]

Western Union messages have always made history. Today, Shaw and Churchill would be trading quips via Mailgram® messages. You, too, can make a little history. Just call Western Union anytime. Your message will be flashed electronically for delivery with the next business day's mail. Send a humorous Mailgram and you might get one in return. Western Union's number is in the phone book.

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Western Union's Mailgram Service.
It makes an important message look important.
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