If you listened to the audio of Max Weintraub you would have heard mention of Mickey Freeman and Sergeant Bilko.
I got confused when Max mentioned Anemona's husband's name. It sounded like Barbella from Sergeant Bilko. Barbella was Corporal Barbella played by Harvey Lembeck. Mickey Freeman played Zimmerman. I believe my father telling me that Mickey went to Seward Park High School at about the same time as he did. Here's an article about the Phil Silver's Bilko show, one of the funniest ever.