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Last Updated: November 17, 2017.
All About Dorothy
An article written by co-star Gisele MacKenzie for TV
Happy To Be on Her Own
Hal Boyle writes in his weekly column the thoughts of Dorothy after leaving the Hit Parade cast. April, 1957
Dottie Collins Doesn't Feel Too Badly
William Ewald writes an article about the feelings Dorothy had when she was fired from the Hit Parade Cast.
New Styled Hit Parade Sells
The Billboard Magazine gives a review of the opening show of the new Your Hit Parade starring Dorothy Collins and Johnny Desmond. 1958
Review of New Your Hit Parade
Here is an interesting review of the newly designed Your Hit Parade after the firing of the entire cast at the end of the season. The new season saw the return of Dorothy Collins and her co-host Johnny Desmond.
TV'S Happy Girl Finds Happiness with
TV Digest Magazine publishes in it's September 27, 1952 magazine the recent marriage of Dorothy Collins to her bandleader/boss Raymond Scott. Article indicates that Decca records sees Dorothy as "one of their most promising properties."
Televison News - Pittsburg
Magazine cover of the Pittsburgh, PA Television News magazine.
TV Times Cover - October, 1960
My Hit Parade...and a Few Misses
Here is an interesting easy-to-read memoir of Russell Arms, one of the regular singers on Your Hit Parade for six years. He shares his start into the movie business and how he landed the spot on the weekly show which featured the top seven songs of the week.
The Lucky Strike Papers
For those who remember the early days of Your Hit Parade, the name Sue Bennett might ring a bell. She was a regular singer for one year. Her son, Andrew Fielding, wrote a very informative book about his mother and her history into show business. Included are many historical facts and pictures of the early start of Your Hit Parade.
Love Comes to the Lucky Girl
A very interesting article from the October 26, 1952 issue of American Weekly magazine of how Dorothy met Raymond Scott and the history of their relationship and eventual marriage. The story is told from Dorothy's perspective.