It's every kind of laugh for every kind of listener! Here is radio situation comedy at its finest -- from the cartoony fun of Fibber McGee and Molly to the well-drawn family humor of The Great Gildersleeve, from the broad gags of The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show to the subtle wit of The Couple Next Door, from the double-edged meta-comedy of The Jack Benny Program to the blue collar comedy of The Life of Riley.
Spend time with Burns & Allen, Ozzie & Harriet, Lucille Ball, Eve Arden, Dennis Day, and all the rest of your favorites in ten big hours of The Great Radio Sitcoms!
Includes a Program Guide by Elizabeth McLeod.
Episodes Include: The Aldrich Family: Selling War Bonds In A Snowstorm 04-01-43. The Jack Benny Program: Rochester's Horse Runs In The Kentucky Derby 04-25-43; Jack Can't Make Mary's Party and Is Stood Up By His Date 01-01-50. The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show: George Tries to Sing His Way Into Office 05-16-44. A Date With Judy: Dreaming of Frank Sinatra 02-20-45. Vic and Sade: Shake hands With R.J. Konk 09-18-40; Mr. Sludge Grows a Mustache 09-26-40. Fibber McGee & Molly: Fibber Hosts a Card Party 01-29-46. A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day: Dennis Goes To a Marriage Counselor 04-16-47. My Friend Irma: The Lucky Couple Contest 01-12-48. The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show: The Kids Visit Daddy at Work 04-25-48. Ethel and Albert: Teddy Bites Mr. Spritterbock 07-14-47. The Life of Riley: Riley's Old Flame Bertha Visits 01-21-49. The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet: The Rivals 04-03-49. The Couple Next Door: Taking Italian Lessons 03-04-59. Blondie: Making Dagwood Jealous 11-03-49. Life With Luigi: The Abraham Lincoln Letter 02-07-50. The Great Gildersleeve: Gildy's Blade 03-08-50. My Favorite Husband: Mrs. Cooper Thinks Liz is Pregnant 05-21-50. Father Knows Best: Jim Inherits a Ranch in Arizona 02-01-51. Our Miss Brooks: Bargain Hats for Mother's Day 05-13-51. Bright Star: The French Dress Designer 01-08-53. Easy Aces: Jane's Heart-to-Heart Talk (Program 399-138); Goody and Jane Make Plans to Elope (Program 400-139). Meet Corliss Archer: The Old Oak Tree (AFRS #101). My Little Margie: Big Moose's Son Visits (AFRS #74).
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A wonderful collection of vintage comedy.
This was a birthday gift for a fellow longtime fan of old-time radio broadcasts, and included a wonderful variety of classic titles and episodes. It actually also included my favorite Aldrich Family episode ever! Needless to say the recipient was thrilled, and is thoroughly enjoying the collection.