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The award-winning filmmaker behind classic music docs like “Deep Blues,” “The Kingdom of Zydeco,” and “Gospel According to Al Green” has spent decades highlighting American jazz, soul, and roots artists like Sun Ra, Gil Scott-Heron, Sonny Rollins, and Robert Johnson. His post-Katrina feature ”New Orleans Music In Exile” chronicled the dispersion of musical refugees across the region and their struggles to carry on. After a lifetime of shooting on the fly, he joins the Troubled Men as they roll tape and see what happens. Topics include a quarantine week, tour prep, a new year, Ruffles, a broken murder record, a drunk driver, Billy Nungesser, “Iguanas in the House,” film school, Samuel Fuller, a “Dylan goes electric” concert with Dad, a civil rights household, a great-grandfather’s legacy, Jim Crow laws, R.L. Burnside, the Panther Burns, Robert Gordon, Bob Palmer, a memoir, Frank Rizzo, Blaze Starr, Bob Hope, a USO reunion, Frances Langford, Bob Mercer, Keith Keller, Spike Lee, Cyril Neville, “Saloon Man,” and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: “Jumper On the Line” from “Burnside on Burnside” by R.L. Burnside Outro music: “Que Tristeza” from “Super Ball” by the Iguanas Support the podcast: Paypal or Venmo Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podacst Instagram Robert Mugge Homepage Robert Mugge Facebook
Bob Hope welcomes special guest, Claudette Colbert. Claudette Colbert Episode 528 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on April 1, 1952. Please email questions and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/classiccomedyotr. Please support our show at patron.podbean.com/classiccomedyotr or at paypal.com/donate. Please share this podcast with your friends and family. You can also subscribe to our podcast on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Google podcasts.
In the first part of a two-part episode, Emmy-winning actress Sally Struthers joins Gilbert and Frank for a fascinating and laugh-filled conversation about the aloofness of Rudy Vallee, the eccentricities of Sam Peckinpah, the versatility of Bill Dana, the unexplainable existence of "The Phynx" and the recent 50th anniversary of "All in the Family." Also, Jack Nicholson shops at Tiffany's, Steve McQueen romances Ali MacGraw, Rod Steiger gives Sally the heebie-jeebies and Bob Hope visits the “Planet of the Shapes." PLUS: Jack Benny! Ned Glass! "Five Easy Pieces"! "The Tim Conway Comedy Hour"! The many faces of Sammy Davis Jr! And Sally remembers friends and co-stars Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bob Hope welcomes special guest, Gracie Allen. Kay Bell, Debbie Reynolds, Cynthia Bell, circa 1952 George Burns and Gracie Allen, 1952 Episode 527 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on March 25, 1952. Please email questions and comments to email@example.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/classiccomedyotr. Please support our show at patron.podbean.com/classiccomedyotr or at paypal.com/donate. Please share this podcast with your friends and family. You can also subscribe to our podcast on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Google podcasts.
Happy Holidays to the active duty military at home and abroad! Part of this week's program is a pre-recorded program about the history of the USO. It was founded in 1941 and is now in it's 80th year of operations! Our 2012 interview with Mr. Hanson, former head of the USO, will be of interest to you. And on the page below you will find a link to their website and the CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS and financial support. When we support our active duty military men and women we are supporting them wherever they are and whatever their task – “a force for good in the world.” United Service Organizations (uso.org)
Bob Hope welcomes special guest, Frank Sinatra. Frank Sinatra and Bob Hope on the set of The Frank Sinatra Show on ABC-TV, October 18, 1957. This episode is out of order, so we can listen to a Christmas episode at Christmastime. This is Episode 578 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on December 11, 1953. Please email questions and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/classiccomedyotr. Please support our show at patron.podbean.com/classiccomedyotr or at paypal.com/donate. Please share this podcast with your friends and family. You can also subscribe to our podcast on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Google podcasts.
For decades, the Original Spanish Kitchen served meals to Hollywood customers like Bob Hope, Linda Darnell, Mary Pickford, and John Barrymore. Opened in 1932 it was a sister restaurant to one downtown, owned by Johnny and Pearl Caretto. Their enchiladas were the talk of the town, attracting show-business personalities as regulars. Silverscreen legend, Mary Pickford, had her own booth, by the door, offering up not only autographs to fans, but also recipes to Johnny. In 1961, the restaurant closed for vacation, however, it would be a permanent vacation. Following its closure, the building's contents were left intact for years afterward, the tables remaining set with full table settings and linens. The restaurant's sudden closure gave rise to urban legends that the owners, who lived in an apartment above the restaurant, were murdered by the mob. Another legend suggested a lovers quarrel. The truth was more prosaic, according to a 1986 article in Tables magazine by reporter Don Ray. He determined that the owner had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and the restaurant had been shuttered by his wife after she found that she was not up to the task of running it. Johnny passes away a few years after his diagnosis and Pearl eventually follows a few decades later. The property lays dormant until the Caretto family sells the property to a couple who turn the kitchen into Ona Spa & Prive Salon. Soon after the salon and spa open, ghost stories began to circulate. Workers in Ona Spa, which was located on the second floor, would sense a presence within the space. Stylists would claim as though they were being watched, see an unusual shadow figure in the corner of their eye and hear phantom footsteps around the staircase area. One of the co-owners of the spa and salon would feel the temperature suddenly drop out of nowhere. Our guest Richie Dueñez, LA native and former manager of Prive Salon, sits down with us to confirm the strange activity during his time working within the once-popular salon and spa. Dueñez also shares his interesting discovery of an old Original Spanish Kitchen pan within the property along with his cultural and family connections of the once-famous kitchen.
Bob Hope welcomes special guests, Charles Farrell and Bing Crosby Charles Farrell, 1952 Episode 525 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on March 11, 1952. Please email questions and comments to email@example.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/classiccomedyotr. Please support our show at patron.podbean.com/classiccomedyotr or at paypal.com/donate. Please share this podcast with your friends and family. You can also subscribe to our podcast on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Google podcasts.
Dave Thomas has spent the last five decades in the entertainment industry, first gracing the stage with Godspell and Second City to becoming a writer and featured player on SCTV. His stardom "took off" after being paired with Rick Moranis in the Great White North sketches, leading to albums, a movie, and even a statue. Dave has continued writing over the years on television, and has now made his way into the world of sci-fi with a new multiverse thriller, The Many Lives of Jimmy Leighton (co-written with Max Allan Collins). Follow Tony on his various social media platforms: Twitter & GETTR - @TonyMazur Instagram - @tmaze25 Be sure to subscribe to Tony's Patreon. $5 a month gets you bonus content, extra podcasts, and early access to guests. Visit Patreon.com/TonyMazur. Cover art for the Check Your Brain podcast is by Eric C. Fischer. If you need terrific graphic design work done, contact Eric at firstname.lastname@example.org.
S03-E21 We feature Jack Benny with one of his Christmas radio shows. Mr. Benny was an American entertainer who began in vaudeville and became a highly popular comedian in radio, television, and film. He was known for his comic timing and the ability to cause laughter with a pregnant pause or a single expression, such as his signature exasperated “Well!” He was influential for comedians down to the present era. I was a big fan of his radio and television shows. Other entertainers of his era include Red Skelton, Bob Hope, and Bing Crosby. In addition to this audio episode, I also provide several PDF documents: first, a biography of Mr. Benny and second, an overview of the Jack Benny radio and television shows. This audio recording comes from the Internet Archive online database. It is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, audio recordings, software, music, and more. Its purpose is to offer permanent access to historical digital collections. Check out the website at http://archive.org The following links allow you to subscribe: iTunes and Apple Podcast, Amazon Music/Audible, Castbox.fm, Deezer, Facebook, Gaana, Google Podcast, iHeartRadio, Player.fm, Radio Public, Samsung Listen, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, Twitter. and Vurbl. Automatically available through these podcast apps: Castamatic, iCatcher, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RSSRadio, and more. Please post comments to the individual episodes at http://historicvoices.org, podcast review and rating section within iTunes and other apps, or email to me, email@example.com You can also check out my other four podcasts and other social media at www.davidmedia.org
Bob Hope welcomes special guest, Tyrone Power. Tyrone Power in the 1952 film, "Pony Soldier" Episode 522 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on February 19, 1952. Please email questions and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/classiccomedyotr. Please support our show at patron.podbean.com/classiccomedyotr or at paypal.com/donate. Please share this podcast with your friends and family. You can also subscribe to our podcast on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Google podcasts.
(Bonus) The Bing Crosby Show for Chesterfield was a 30-minute musical-variety old-time radio program starring entertainer Bing Crosby. The series ran on CBS Radio from 1949–1952. The series was sponsored by Chesterfield cigarettes and was usually recorded in Hollywood or San Francisco. Notable guest stars and appearances on the series included Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Al Jolson, Bob Hope, Mary Martin, The Andrews Sisters, The Bell Sisters, and The John Scott Trotter Orchestra.
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Joining Audrey for this week's REELTalk - MARTHA BOLTON, had the distinct pleasure of being Bob Hope's first female staff writer. She wrote for Bob for approximately fifteen years and is the author of 88 books of humor and inspiration. She'll be with us to discuss "Dear Bob" Bob Hope's Wartime Correspondence with the G. I.s of WW2! PLUS, as a singer, it's always a treat to have other artists on the show...and my special guests will wow you...award-winning married duo Kerry & Donna HERRICK will be with us to talk about their new album, Sunderland Road! And, LARRY STRAUSS a prolific author and educator…but he has the district fortune of being the son of one of the most beloved actresses, Charlotte Rae, known famously for Facts of Life. He'll be with us to discuss his new book, Light Man! In the words of Benjamin Franklin, "If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately." Come hang with us...
Initially, Sarah Stern's disappearance looked like a suicide. Her car had been found abandoned on a bridge. On the day she went missing, she gave a box of keepsakes to a neighbor. Her best friend, Liam McAtasney, confirmed to police that Sarah had been depressed. She'd told him she wanted to “get away.” But Sarah's family and other friends told a different story. For one, she would never have left her beloved dog unattended. Secondly, she wasn't depressed at all. Then Kristin tells us about the kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Junior. Barry Keenan was down on his luck. He was addicted to drugs and alcohol, and for the first time in his life, he was broke. He needed money, fast. So he hatched a plan to kidnap Bob Hope's son. But Bob Hope seemed so nice. He was always entertaining the troops! Kidnapping Bob Hope's son would be positively un-American. So Barry decided to kidnap Frank Sinatra's son, instead. And now for a note about our process. For each episode, Kristin reads a bunch of articles, then spits them back out in her very limited vocabulary. Brandi copies and pastes from the best sources on the web. And sometimes Wikipedia. (No shade, Wikipedia. We love you.) We owe a huge debt of gratitude to the real experts who covered these cases. In this episode, Kristin pulled from: “Snatching Sinatra” by Peter Gilstrap for The New Times Los Angeles Magazine 1998 “‘Son of Sam' law upheld in Sinatra kidnapper's movie deal,” Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press “Frank Sinatra, Jr., kidnapping,” FBI.gov “Kidnapping ordeal tested family ties,” by J. Randy Taraborrelli for Arizona Republic, Nov 26, 1997 “Court asked to overturn ban on felons selling stories,” by Robert Jabion for the Associated Press, December 7, 2001 “Both Sinatras due to testify soon,” by Ridgely Cummings for Civic Center News Agency, Feb 27 1964 “Perjury enters Sinatra case as witness changes his story,” UPI, Feb 25, 1964 “Frank Sinatra, Jr., denies kidnapping publicity stunt,” Associated Press, Feb 29, 1964 “Sinatra could go, defendant claims,” Associated Press, March 3, 1964 “Sinatra-abduction case goes to jury,” Associated Press, March 7, 1964 “Jury gets Sinatra kidnap case,” Associated Press, March 7, 1964 In this episode, Brandi pulled from: “Sarah Stern” chillingcrimes.com “With Friends Like These” episode 20/20 “Sarah Stern murder: Suspect said she wanted to run away, had suicidal past” by Kathleen Hopkins, Asbury Park Press “Sarah Stern murder: No new trial for Liam McAtasney” by Kathleen Hopkins, Asbury Park Press “Friend Who Killed 19-Year-Old New Jersey Student Sarah Stern Gets Life Without Parole- Plus 10 Years” by Brian Thompson, NBC New York News YOU'RE STILL READING? My, my, my, you skeezy scunch! You must be hungry for more! We'd offer you some sausage brunch, but that gets messy. So how about you head over to our Patreon instead? (patreon.com/lgtcpodcast). At the $5 level, you'll get 28+ full length bonus episodes, plus access to our 90's style chat room!
In one of their funniest and most wide-ranging episodes to date, Gilbert and Frank welcome author-mystery writer Max Allan Collins and actor-comedian Dave Thomas for an entertaining conversation about the influence of Mad magazine, the genius of Jack Webb, the strange passions of Raymond Burr, the rise and fall of Bob Hope, the war between Al Capone and Elliot Ness and Max and Dave's new science fiction/crime novel "The Many Lives of Jimmy Leighton." Also, John Cleese demands breakfast, Max impresses Warren Beatty, Gilbert cuts the rug with John Travolta and Dave weighs in on the horrors of "Joys" and "Jack Frost." PLUS: Fearless Fosdick! Senor Wences! "The Road to Hong Kong"! Remembering Tom Poston! Santa Claus meets Liberace! Max praises "A Night in Casablanca"! And Jerry Lewis (literally) transforms into Buddy Love! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
John Roarke and I discussed early impressionists; Vaughn Meader; audio taping impressions off TV; his stand up act; old vs. young Groucho; getting Fridays; playing Woody Allen in his first sketch; how voices stay in your head and supplant your voice; "Diner of the Living Dead"; "Brotherhood of Men Who Hum Between Words"; his Reagan; Johnny Carson wants his wig when Fridays is cancelled; Three Stooges on Drugs; "A Night in Teheran"; "Road to El Salvador"; "Star Wars Memories"; musical guests; Peter Fonda; Ruth Buzzi; guest hosts; having enough material to withstand the 1981 writer's strike; Dick Ebersol tries to poach the cast; "Ronnie Horror Picture Show"; tape trading episodes vs. Shout Factory release; my crew jacket; "Altered Statesman"; his Bob Hope; riffing with Dave Thomas; Johnny Carson impersonations; Out of This World; DC Follies; Off the Wall; Naked Gun 2 1/2; corporate shows; retirement --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Bob Hope welcomes special guest, Alexis Smith. Alexis Smith, 1951 Alexis Smith, 1971 Episode 521 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on February 12, 1952. Please email questions and comments to email@example.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/classiccomedyotr. Please support our show at patron.podbean.com/classiccomedyotr or at paypal.com/donate. Please share this podcast with your friends and family. You can also subscribe to our podcast on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Google podcasts.
SHOW NOTES: Softcore History - we have a normal sized stop light All About Bones - I need some private time with the gorilla The Cartoon Awards - here's Charlie Brown, look what we've done to him Trailer Trash - you're gonna push these all the way to the North Pole goddammit Tax Debt Financial Settlement Services - is this what Bob Hope sounds like? Renegadio Rootb - it tastes terrible to children Odd Bang! - how many NBA all-stars can we kill? The Hardcall - give us 50 grand and we'll start a bad ice cream Encyclopedia Woman - “bear and grin it when you're in it”
This week we have a superstar line-up of guest stars, but does superstardom a good Muppet Show episode make? Let's find out! In this episode, we cover the following... episodes: Elton John, Bob Hope, and Julie Andrews yayyyyy! If you can't get enough Kermitment, follow @KermitmentPod, where we'll tweet fun stuff and interact with our listeners! And you can follow each of us individually: Matt: @MatthewGaydos Sam: @im_sam_schultz
This is a snippet from Breaking Walls Episode 97: Thanksgiving 1947—The Most Popular Season in Radio History ___________ At 10PM eastern time on Thanksgiving Day 1947, as families put their young children to bed, ABC broadcast Mr. President from its Los Angeles KECA affiliate, starring Edward Arnold and Betty Lou Gerson. Mr. President first signed on June 26th, 1947. Producers picked Arnold to star because his voice had the “aggressiveness of Teddy Roosevelt, the humility of Abraham Lincoln, and the tenacity of Andrew Jackson.” Listeners were challenged to guess the president's identity before it was revealed at the end. Fittingly the 1947 Thanksgiving episode featured a tale from the life of George Washington. Opposite Mr. President, live from Hollywood over all CBS stations Radio Reader's Digest signed on, guest-starring Van Heflin. 1947 was a good year for the thirty-eight year-old actor. That summer he co-starred with Joan Crawford in Possessed and brought Philip Marlowe to radio as a summer replacement for Bob Hope. His latest film, Green Dolphin Street, just hit theaters. It co-starred Lana Turner and was that year's biggest MGM hit. Radio Reader's Digest debuted on September 13th, 1942 on CBS. The famed magazine actually didn't sponsor the show. They provided the material. Hallmark Greeting Cards was sponsor. In 1947 Les Tremayne was the host.
Montgomery Inn partner Dean Gregory tells stories about his dad and the restaurant's late founder, Ted Gregory; his mom's secret BBQ sauce; how Bob Hope got involved; and the exploding cigar prank.
Here it is on youtube https://youtu.be/_FPSGLX1FO4 This special has a lot of visual gags, so I would lean heavily toward watching it on youtube! This month is the 55th anniversary of Jack Benny's first color TV special after ending the 15 year run of his TV series the year before.
For Video Edition, Please Click Here and Subscribe: https://youtu.be/yXzbuUE8Duc Band of Gold is the exciting story of singer and actress Freda Payne. While she is best known for her 1970 Number One hit "Band of Gold", and her 1971 Grammy nominated album, Contact, her story is an inspiring adventure, lived alongside the "who's who" of the show business world including Duke Ellington, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Pearl Bailey, Omar Sharif, Quincy Jones, Liza Minnelli, and Sarah Vaughn. Freda's compelling memoir is a celebration of a glamorous life well-lived. Freda Charcilia Payne is an American singer and actress. Payne is best known for her career in music during the mid–1960s through the mid–1980s. Her most notable record is her 1970 hit single, “Band of Gold“. Payne was also an actress in musicals and film, as well as the host of a TV talk show. Payne is the older sister of Scherrie Payne, a former singer with the American vocal group The Supremes. Mark Bego is the author of 66 books on rock & roll and show business, including two “New York Times” Best-Sellers, a “Los Angeles Times” Best-Seller, and a “Chicago Tribune” Best-Seller, a Nashville “Tennessean” Best-Seller, three multi-million-sellers, and two half-million selling titles. With over 12 million books in print, he is acknowledged as the best-selling biographer in the rock and pop music field. His biographies have included the life stories of some of the biggest stars of ROCK and Country. He has also written about film and television stars as well. https://www.amazon.com/Band-Gold-Mark-Bego/dp/1954095813
Fascinated by the paranormal, Dan Aykroyd originally came up with a concept for a movie after reading a story about quantum physics and parapsychology that gave him the idea about trapping ghosts. He was also interested in creating a modern comedic ghost film following in the footsteps of icons such as Abbott and Costello as well as Bob Hope. He wrote the script with plans to star alongside his friend John Belushi and he pitched the idea as “three men who chase ghosts” and basically compared it to pest control for the undead. Of course, Akyroyd's original script also took place in the future and director Ivan Reitman estimated that it would take $300 million to film his version of the movie. That's when Harold Ramis joined the project and helped rework Aykroyd's script with a setting in present day New York. Sadly, Belushi's death forced Aykroyd to look elsewhere for his co-star and that's when he pitched the idea to fellow SNL alum Bill Murray, who agreed to do the film so long as the studio would allow him to remake the movie “The Razor's Edge.” Ramis then decided to star in the film as well after they struggled to find an actor who could portray one particularly brainy character in the script. Principle photography on the film started in October 1983 with the story set around a group of scientists who start a company together in the business of catching ghosts…In the latest episode of Rewind of the Living Dead, we're going to charge our proton packs and roast some Stay Puft marshmallows as we look back at the 1984 classic “Ghostbusters”…
Bob Hope welcomes special guest, Virginia Mayo Virginia Mayo, 1951 Episode 510 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on November 27, 1951. Please email questions and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/classiccomedyotr. Please support our show at patron.podbean.com/classiccomedyotr or at paypal.com/donate. Please share this podcast with your friends and family. You can also subscribe to our podcast on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Google podcasts.
Author Martha Bolton Chats with the ladies on The Military Hour. For five decades, comedian, actor, singer, dancer, and entertainer Bob Hope (1903–2003) traveled the world performing before American and Allied troops and putting on morale-boosting USO shows. Dear Bob . . . : Bob Hope's Wartime Correspondence with the G.I.s of World War II tells the story of Hope's remarkable service to the fighting men and women of World War II, collecting personal letters, postcards, packages, and more sent back and forth among Hope and the troops and their loved ones back home. Soldiers, nurses, wives, and parents shared their innermost thoughts, swapped jokes, and commiserated with the “G.I.s' best friend” about war, sacrifice, lonely days, and worrisome, silent nights. The Entertainer of the Century performed for millions of soldiers in person, in films, and over the radio. He visited them in the hospitals and became not just a pal but their link to home. This unforgettable collection of letters and images, many of which remained in Hope's personal files throughout his life and now reside at the Library of Congress, capture a personal side of both writer and recipient in a very special and often-emotional way. This volume heralds the voices of those servicemen and women whom Hope entertained and who, it is clear, delighted and inspired him.
For five decades, comedian, actor, singer, dancer, and entertainer Bob Hope (1903–2003) traveled the world performing before American and Allied troops and putting on morale-boosting USO shows. Dear Bob . . . : Bob Hope's Wartime Correspondence with the G.I.s of World War II tells the story of Hope's remarkable service to the fighting men and women of World War II Book- amzn.to/3D700Wk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
John DeNicola is an American songwriter and producer. He is best known for co-writing the song "(I've Had) The Time of My Life", for which he won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, as well as receiving a Grammy nomination, in 1988. In 1989 he was the co-winner of ASCAP Awards' "Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures" for "Time of My Life" as well as for "Hungry Eyes", another song from the film. Listen in as John tells Joseph about his latest release and the early days of analog recording.
Hi guys and welcome back to the mystery and comedy Old time radio podcast please welcome to the Ms Eve Arden in the CBS comedy show Our Ms brooks.Our Miss Brooks was a hit on radio from the outset; within eight months of its launch as a regular series, the show landed several honors, including four for Eve Arden, who won polls in four individual publications of the time. Arden had actually been the third choice to play the title role. Harry Ackerman, at the time CBS's West Coast director of programming, wanted Shirley Booth for the part, but as he told historian Gerald Nachman many years later, he realized Booth was too focused on the underpaid downside of public school teaching at the time to have fun with the role. Lucille Ball was believed to have been the next choice, but she was committed to My Favorite Husband and did not audition. CBS then-chairman Bill Paley, who was friendly with Arden, persuaded her to audition for the part. With a slightly rewritten audition script—Osgood Conklin, for example, was originally written as a school board president, but was now written as the incoming new Madison principal—Arden agreed to give the newly revamped show a try.Produced by Larry Berns and written by director Al Lewis, Our Miss Brooks premiered on CBS on July 19, 1948. According to radio critic John Crosby, her lines were very "feline" in dialogue scenes with principal Conklin and would-be boyfriend Boynton, with sharp, witty comebacks. The interplay between the cast—blustery Conklin, nebbishy Denton, accommodating Harriet, absentminded Mrs. Davis, clueless Boynton, and scheming Miss Enright—also received positive reviews. Jeff Chandler played Boynton and stayed with the role for five years, even after becoming a movie star. He ultimately resigned because it was too exhausting to juggle a regular radio role with his film commitments.Others in the cast included Anne Whitfield as Conklin's daughter, Harriet. Arden won a radio listeners' poll by Radio Mirror magazine as the top-ranking comedienne of 1948–49, receiving her award at the end of an Our Miss Brooks broadcast that March. "I'm certainly going to try in the coming months to merit the honor you've bestowed upon me, because I understand that if I win this two years in a row, I get to keep Mr. Boynton", she joked. She was also a hit with the critics: a winter 1949 poll of newspaper and magazine radio editors taken by Motion Picture Daily named her the year's best radio comedienne.For its entire radio life, the show was sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive-Peet, promoting Palmolive soap, Lustre Creme shampoo, and Toni hair-care products. The radio series continued until 1957, a year after its television life ended. I hope you guys enjoy Miss Eve Arden in the CBS comedy show our Miss Brooks. and join me later on tonight guys as I bring to the show back by popular demand Mr Edward g Robertson in two episodes chill our spines. also guys join me this coming Friday as I bring back to the show Miss Maire Wilson and Kathy Lewis and the CBS comedy show my friend Irma. join me in the coming weeks guys as they bring such stars as Miss Agnes moorehead, Mr Bob Hope and famous child actress Ms Margaret O'Brien. and also guys stay tuned for my Thanksgiving part 2 episode. and remember to comment and subscribe and also guys always remember to enjoy the show thanks.
Bob Hope welcomes special guests, George Raft and Toni Arden. George Raft, circa 1950 Toni Arden Episode 509 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on November 20, 1951. Please email questions and comments to email@example.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/classiccomedyotr. Please support our show at patron.podbean.com/classiccomedyotr or at paypal.com/donate. Please share this podcast with your friends and family. You can also subscribe to our podcast on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Google podcasts.
November 2, 1947 - Jack Benny and the gang do their version of the Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall movie Dark Passage where an escaped convict gets plastic surgery to change his face. References include Tom Breneman's Breakfast in Hollywood radio show, comedians Bob Hope and Fred Allen, Orson Welles, playwright Norman Krasna, and the new style in skirts (they're wearing them long again).
How does one become a tech privacy attorney and a musician? How do you go to Mumbai to find your way? This is the story of Alan Chapell. Growing up on the multi-ethnic streets of Stamford, Connecticut, Alan Chapell was exposed to a multitude of music – playing piano and trumpet before the age of six and at age 15 recording with the legendary producer Jimmy ienner (Dirty Dancing, KiSS, etc) Along with his musical success, Alan has carved out a niche as an attorney . . . advising tech companies on privacy issues. When the producers of HBO's Silicon Valley consider creating a character to lampoon your role in the tech space, you know you've made it.
One of the absolute classic radio shows of all time with Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, etc in Dick Tracy in B Flat!
On the difference between writing funny and being funny; on what goes into the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" writing process; on the confusing, dated humor of Bob Hope; on why Fred Savage was able to forgive and why Donald Trump, Jr. remains an excellent source of material.
Dana Gould is in studio at the top of Part 2, and the guys talk about his new documentary concert film, ‘Joy Ride'. Adam asks Dana about his relationship with Bobcat Goldthwait, and they chat about the horrible car accident they got into the night they were going to tape their big comedy special. They also break down some clips of Huell Howser for a round of ‘Huell's Jewels'. In the last part of the show, Gina reads stories about ‘Let's Go Brandon', Caitlyn Jenner coming to Dave Chapelle's defense, a study about Fluvoxamine, and the meanings behind different colors of Halloween pumpkins. Please support today's sponsors: Fiverr.com enter ADAM LiquidIV.com enter ADAM Try.Scribd.com/ADAM TRICOCatsAndDogs.com Geico.com Apartments.com
Adam is excited to welcome Dana Gould to the podcast later in the show, which prompts him to talk about the history of Huell Howser, as well as his own brief experience in college. Bald Bryan then reviews ‘The Last Duel' for this week's Baldywood, and the guys go on to talk about Wokeness. Before the break, the guys discuss some Trending Topics about problems at the Bob Hope Airport, PETA campaigning to have another name changed, and an Instagram model who posed by her father's open casket. Please support today's sponsors: Fiverr.com enter ADAM LiquidIV.com enter ADAM Try.Scribd.com/ADAM TRICOCatsAndDogs.com Geico.com Apartments.com
Richard Humann is a Brooklyn-based neo-conceptual artist whose work has been included in the Venice Biennale, represented the United States in the 2017 Karachi Biennale in Pakistan, and has had multiple national and international solo gallery and museum exhibitions. Richard was born and raised in the Lower Hudson Valley region of New York State. He divides his time between Brooklyn and Woodstock, NY. This podcast is not about art, it's about being an artist. Listen to Joseph and Richard talk it up.
Watch us on Youtube: https://youtu.be/g7PEJk_M_es Probably my favorite of Jack's TV specials, celebrating 20 years of being in television with guests Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, Don Wilson, Rochester, Dennis Day, Mary Livingstone, Mel Blanc, Frank Nelson, etc.
Lanny Wadkins and Bruce Devlin reflect back on the fun times they had playing in celebrity events hosted by Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Jackie Gleason, and many others. Most were serious golfers with a passion for the game. Hear about the contributions they made, "FORE the Good of the Game."