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Dick Clark signs the visitor book at Riley Hospital as head nurse Ruby Cope looks on.
Winning Entry: "Brylcreem fumes had an almost aphrodisiacal effect on Ruby, turning her usual dour pout into a coquettish smile." - Robert Aull
Riuby forgot to tell Dick after he signs, they go to LaRue Carter and into a straight jacket!
Dick: Famous Dick C. was here :)
Ruby: "How do I look fellows? :) Do you think Mr. Dick and I look good together?" ;)
That's right, Mr. Clark, all patients are allowed to wade into our Fountain of Youth. Why else would they all look so young here at Riley? Now, Mr. Clark, I've got your guarantee to be on this week's American Bandstand, right? Good. Now, just sign on the line and we'll get you into your gown....
Ruby: Look Dick it's just like I told you in my letters! I knew I'd be Mrs. Ruby Clark one day!
Dick: Wait a minute! This is a MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE?!
Dick Clark wouldn't be smiling if he knew that he just signed away consent for Nurse Ruby to collect a kidney, part of his liver, and possibly a gallbladder.
Kid: Dad, what are you doing in this picture?Dick Clark: It was "Battle of the cute faces." I can't believe Nurse Ruby won!
"Am I supposed to write my middle name? Or does she look at everyone like that?"
Clark: "So, I just sign right here?"
Nurse: "Oh, yes... You just sign your name right there, and then underneath that, just go ahead and write down a good phone number and address so I can know how to better stalk you later. Thanks so much :-)"
I see you eyeballin me now that I have Mista Clark on my arm.
And if you'll fill out these forms, I'll be right with you Mr. Clark.
Calling, hoping and coping!
(He's signing the visiting book, and hospitals are associated with hope of recovery)
Dear Diary - Mom follows me everywhere and it is creeping me out.
Nurse: I'm so glad Sally set my hair so darn glamarous this weekend. When those folks down in Hollywood see me, golly aren't they gonna wonder why I didn't choose a career acting in one of those pictures!
... and I'll write down my phone number. Really, all Hollywood phone numbers start with 555.
Brylcreem fumes had an almost aphrodisiacal effect on Ruby, turning her usual dour pout into a coquettish smile.
Hurry up and take the picture. I can't wait to show dad my new fella.We sure do make a purdy couple.
"Best wishes to..."--um, how do you spell "Ratched"?
The only official photo of Dick Clark selling his soul in return for a promise of youthful good looks and vigor until the end of the millenium.