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The Jimmy Durante show : "the great schnozzola". Volume 2

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  • Running Time: 04:54 hrs
    Narrator: Jimmy Durante
    Made available through hoopla, 2019
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.


  • Contributor: hoopla digital; Durante, Jimmy
    Edition: Unabridged

    Big-nosed, brash, and boisterous, beloved entertainer Jimmy Durante parlayed his experience in vaudeville, nightclubs, and Broadway shows into a radio career highlighted by many successful programs throughout the 1930s and 1940s. After spending the war years paired with crewcutted comic Garry Moore, the Great Schnozzola went solo in 1947 in an hilarious series for Rexall Drugs that also featured "the glamour boy of the girdle set" Victor Moore, multi-voiced character comedians Candy Candido and Elvia Allman, musical numbers by Peggy Lee, and a series of well-known guest stars. The ten shows in this second Radio Archives collection showcase Durante at his bigger than life best, complete with the fractured English, gravel voiced musical numbers, and warmhearted buffoonery that made him a show business legend.

    Original Publisher: [United States], Radio Archives, LLC
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781690533764, 1690533765