When they first came out, they were all chrome, but they inflicted so much damage to cars that were rear-ended by them.
So on later models, GM put black rubber tips on them to minimize damage, but the rubber tips gave them a look like they had pasties on them
With no previous show business experience, she was hired by the comedy team of Olsen and Johnson as a principal in their Broadway show "Laughing Room Only," in the mid-1940s.
She was such a hit that her salary soared from $75 a week to $1,250. She earned $25,000 for two weeks at the Roxy with Berle and appeared at the Paramount Theater with Frank Sinatra. Edward R. Murrow did a "Person to Person" interview with her in her lavish penthouse on Central Park South, and she even appeared on the cover of Life magazine, and famous photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt took a lot of photos of her.