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Title:
Old-time radio's greatest comedies
Author:
Tollin, Anthony.
Publication Information:
Cedar Knolls, NJ : Radio Spirits, [2002]

â„—2002
Physical Description:
20 audio discs (20 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
"Digitally restored & remastered."

Program notes by Anthony Tollin (32 p. : ports.) inserted in container.

Compact disc.
Language:
English
Contents:
1. The Red Skelton show. A G.I. remembers New Year's Eve (12/31/48) ; Blood on the moon caused by duel in the sun (1/7/49) -- 2. The Red Skelton show. What people think about doctors (1/14/49) ; Mr. Lump-Lump surveys the opera (1/21/49) -- 3. The Jack Benny program. The hunchback of Notre Dame (3/17/40) ; From Livermore, CA (3/12/44) -- 4. The Jack Benny program. Rochester recruits Joe Louis as Jack's bodyguard (11/11/45) ; From Palm Springs (2/15/53 : with Bing Crosby) -- 5. The Abbott and Costello show. Costello buys a horse (11/9/44) ; Costello in a school play (11/20/44) -- 6. The Abbott and Costello show. From Tucson, Arizona (3/22/45) ; The Andrews Brothers (4/5/45) -- 7. The Burns and Allen show. New Year's resolution (1/3/46) ; Uplifter's society (1/10/46) -- 8. The Burns and Allen show. Society after George's show (1/17/46) ; Can't get rid of Meredith Willson (1/24/46) -- 9. Fibber McGee and Molly. New furniture (11/4/41) ; Bergen and McCarthy (11/11/41) -- 10. Fibber McGee and Molly. Putting up porch swing (6/13/44) ; Getting ready for ranch vacation (6/20/44) -- 11. The Great Gildersleeve. Leroy excluded from Craig's birthday party (5/7/47) ; Peavy disappears (5/14/47) --12. The Great Gildersleeve. Congressman Gildersleeve (10/22/47) ; Adeline gets Gildy jealous (4/7/48) -- 13. My favorite husband. Liz in the hospital (5/27/49) ; Hair dyed (6/10/49) -- 14. My favorite husband. George tries for a raise (10/7/49) ; Quiz show (11/25/49) -- 15. The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy show. (4/25/43 : guest, Irene Dunne) ; (5/2/43 : guest, Barbara Stanwyck) -- 16. The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy show. (10/15/44 : guest, Gertrude Niesen) ; (11/2/47 : guest, Fred Allen) -- 17. The life of Riley. Riley proves his manhood (12/15/50) ; Riley the scoutmaster (1/19/51) -- 18. The life of Riley. Riley's double wedding (1/26/51) ; Riley's dancing lessons (2/9/51) -- 19. Amos 'n' Andy. Sapphire's mother gets married (2/1/53) ; Working for the detective company (4/19/53) -- 20. Amos 'n' Andy. Pancake mix contest (10/11/53) ; Cat burglar (11/1/53).
Subject Term:
Added Uniform Title:
Jack Benny program (Radio program)

Abbott and Costello show (Radio program)

Burns and Allen show.

Fibber McGee & Molly (Radio program)

Great Gildersleeve (Radio program)

Charlie McCarthy show (Radio program)

Life of Riley (Radio program)

Amos 'n' Andy (Radio program)
ISBN:
9781570194900
Format :
Music CD

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These classic comedies have kept America in stitches for more than 50 years. This hilarious collection features old-time radio's funniest performers in the roles that made them stars.