• Classic Radio's Greatest Comedy Shows, Vol. 1

  • 12 Half-Hour Original Radio Broadcasts
  • By: Hollywood 360
  • Narrated by: various performers
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (22 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This collection contains twelve of the greatest comedy shows ever broadcast during the golden age of radio. You'll hear Ozzie and Harriet Nelson in The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet, Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll as Amos 'n' Andy, Robert Young in Father Knows Best, Jim and Marian Jordan as Fibber McGee and Molly, William Bendix as Chester A. Riley in The Life of Riley, Lucille Ball in My Favorite Husband, Eve Arden as English teacher Connie Brooks in Our Miss Brooks, plus many others, including The Fred Allen Show, The Aldrich Family,The Great Gildersleeve, Life with Luigi, and Lum & Abner.

Relive twelve of the best classic radio comedy shows from yesterday and hear the legendary stars who made them great in this incredible collection.

Contents include:

The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet, "Housekeeping," starring Ozzie Nelson and Harriet Hilliard

The Aldrich Family, "Henry Forgets to Mail a Letter," starring Ezra Stone

The Amos 'n' Andy Show, "Andy Gets a Job as Charles Boyer's Valet," starring Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll, with special guest Charles Boyer

Father Knows Best, "The Elusive Card Game," starring Robert Young

Fibber McGee & Molly, "Jewelry Store Robbery," starring Jimand Marian Jordan

The Fred Allen Show, "The Chicken Surplus," starring Fred Allen, with special guest Orson Welles

The Great Gildersleeve, "Gildersleeve vs. Golf," starring Willard Waterman

The Life of Riley, "Staying Out Late," starring William Bendix

Life with Luigi, "The Traffic Light," starring J. Carrol Naish

The Lum & Abner Show, "Baby Cedric the Mind Reader," starring Chester Lauck and Norris Goff

My Favorite Husband, "Trying to Cash the Prize Check," starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning

Our Miss Brooks, "Trying to Sell a Trailer," starring Eve Arden

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Laughed uncontrollably

I loved these silly innocent shows! They are full of hilarious, funny characters who are too funny for words! Just proof funny doesn't have to be dirty!

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