"I don't see how they get people to see (Mickey Rooney) play in the same picture every time under a different title. All of those pictures are alike and they don't appeal to me in the least anymore."
This is one of the only letters I have that Babe wrote to someone besides his parents. This is addressed to his older brother Vince, who was in the Navy, but had not been for very long.
"They don't make it the same as we do in the States and I had to put tomato in the thing myself, but it tasted pretty good anyway."
The house Babe grew up in only had a bathtub--no shower. I know, because the only time I ever took a bath was when I visited my grandmother in the same house.
"I was listening to the hit parade the other day when Frank Sinatra sang 'My Heart Tells Me,' which was No. one. I could just imagine all of the women there pulling their hair out and screaming when he finished."