JIMMY DURANTE SHOW
Old-Time Radio Series


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JIMMY DURANTE SHOW
JIMMY DURANTE SHOW
Jimmy Durante was born February 10, 1893, and began his performing career in the Beer Gardens of Coney Island, singing songs and playing accompaniment for another unknown, singing waiter Eddie Cantor. Jimmy Durante came to radio in 1934, starring for Chase and Sanborn as the vacation replacement for his longtime friend Eddie Cantor. "The Schonozzola" next starred as a press agent in NBC's Jumbo Fire Chief Show. Durante returned to radio to star in The Camel Comedy Caravan beginning March 25, 1943. The new series featured the first comedic pairing of Durante and newcomer Gary More and was rushed into production to replace The Abbott and Costello Show when Lou Costello was struck with rheumatic fever. By the time The Abbott and Costello Show returned to the airwaves that November, Durante and Moore had become a successful radio team in their own right and continued for four more seasons for Camel and later Rexall. When Moore struck off on his own in 1947, Durante continued the show on his own, promoted as "Rexall's prescription for a pleasant evening" and opening each show with his famous 'ink-a-dink-a-dink" theme song. The Jimmy Durante Show remained a radio staple until June 30, 1950 and was later revised on television.
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   1. The Jimmy Durante Show
Item #: 47322
Media: CD
Description: Who knows how to make you laugh? The Nose Knows! Here's the one, the only…Jimmy Durante! And he...
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   2. Jimmy Dorsey: Hits Collection 1935-57
Item #: 93723
Media: CD
Description: 1.) You Let Me Down

2.) What's The Reason (I'm Not Pleasin' You)

3.) You

4.) Is It True What...
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   3. Those Fabulous Dorseys: Tommy Dorsey & Jimmy Dorsey
Item #: 91871
Media: CD
Description: The magnificent Dorsey Brothers perform individually and together on 74 great tracks!

JIMMY DORSEY...
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   4. Killing Jimmy Hoffa
Item #: 93681
Media: DVD
Description: Jimmy Hoffa's disappearance is one of the great mysteries of the century. Despite a massive Federal...
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   5. Phil Harris - Alice Faye Show: Smoother and Sweeter
Item #: 46262
Media: CD
Description: Brassy. Bold. Booming. Belligerent. And that's just the band!

Struggling to make his...
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   6. The Phil Harris - Alice Faye Show: The First 20 Episodes
Item #: 47892
Media: CD
Description: "What's a Rexall?"

So Frankie Remley asked Phil Harris…and they'd soon find out, kicking off a...
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   7. The Harold Peary Show: Honest Harold
Item #: 46482
Media: CD
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   8. Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show
Item #: 96881
Media: DVD
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   9. Game Show Dynamos
Item #: 92783
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Description: They were dead broke, but they had the answers!

He was a history teacher. She was a children's...
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   10. Ed Wynn Show, Volume 2
Item #: 91663
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EPISODES AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD:
(4/28/1948) Guest - Lucille Ball
 29 min
(5/5/1948) Transportation Problems
 29 min
(5/12/1948) A President's Wife
 29 min
(5/19/1948) The Small Businessman
 29 min
(5/26/1948) Choice of Champions
 29 min
(10/8/1947) Guest - Eddie Cantor
 29 min
(10/22/1947) Guest - Victor Moore
 29 min
(10/29/1947) Guest - Lucille Ball
 29 min
(11/5/1947) Guest - Bing Crosby
 29 min
(11/12/1947) Guest - Dorothy Lamour
 29 min
(11/26/1947) Guest - Victor Moore
 29 min
(12/3/1947) Guest - Charles Boyer
 29 min
(12/10/1947) Guest - Boris Karloff
 29 min
(12/17/1947) Guest - Victor Moore
 29 min
(12/24/1947) Guest - Margaret O'Brien
 29 min
(1/28/1948) Jimmy Returns
 29 min
(2/4/1948) Courtin' Cora Bell
 29 min
(2/18/1948) Going to Ciro's
 29 min
(2/25/1948) Goes to the Race Track
 29 min
(3/10/1948) Guest - Van Johnson
 29 min
(3/24/1948) Vacations
 29 min
(3/31/1948) Guest - Rose Marie
 29 min
(4/7/1948) GUEST: DOROTHY LAMOUR
 30 min
(4/14/1948) Guest - President Harry Truman
 29 min
(4/21/1948) Guest - Lou Clayton and Eddie Jackson
 29 min
(12/24/1948) GUEST: ROSE MARIE
 30 min
(4/21/1950) GUEST: DOROTHY LAMOUR
 29 min

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(4/7/1948)
Guest: Dorothy Lamour
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(4/7/1948)
Guest: Dorothy Lamour - Part 1
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(4/7/1948)
Guest: Dorothy Lamour - Part 1
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(4/7/1948)
Guest: Dorothy Lamour - Part 2
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(4/7/1948)
Guest: Dorothy Lamour - Part 2
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(12/24/1948)
Guest: Rose Marie
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(4/21/1950)
Gsts: Don Ameche/Vera Vague
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(4/21/1950)
Gsts: Don Ameche/Vera Vague