By Gary Poole
This can be a source of comedy recordings for radio students. incorporated is a notes and reviews part such as historical past fabric on the entire radio programmes within the e-book.
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January 19, 1949 Milton Berle • BERLE: take heed to that applause! GALLUP: You suggest someone else's mom is applauding, too? BERLE: Frank, you will have an excellent knack for taking a comic story and construction it right into a instantly line. • BERLE: My brother Frank is seeking paintings. he is very convenient. Son of a jerk of all trades. he'll university to benefit a few son of alternate so he will recognize what sort of paintings he is out of. -1949- 106 GALLUP: Berle, you're rather corny. you are the king of corn! BERLE: i do know. while i used to be born it took 3 storks to deliver me. One to hold me, and to overcome off the crows. My mom and dad have been apprehensive. they did not comprehend no matter if i might develop or pop. rather than undressing me, they used to husk me to mattress. • GALLUP: And now, George Washington offers his well-known farewell speech! BERLE: goodbye, fellows! • GALLUP: (In s~a ativmtu~ sk~tch) Captain, our send is relocating slowly. might it's end result of the barnacles on our backside? BERLE: will be. GALLUP: Or might it's simply because we are nonetheless tied to the dock? BERLE: definite, will be. who is the dope that did that? GALLUP: You, sir. BERLE: good move! GALLUP: Shall I unfurl the mizzenmast? BERLE: What? GALLUP: Shall I unfurl the mizzenmast? BERLE: i did not be aware of one was once mizzen. GALLUP: there is an enemy send off the pon part. BERLE: ok, males! Strip for motion! (SFX: Burlesque bump and grind track) i do not suggest that sort of stripping! Mr. Christian! Come right here! (I sound similar to Charles Laughton, do not I? ) YOu wager YOur lifestyles • GROUCHO: I met my spouse in a trip organization. She used to be traveling and that i used to be the final reson. January 23, 1949 ]~~ekBmn:y • jACK: Dennis, i am having a celebration and you are invited. DENNIS: White tie or black tie? jACK: White jacket. you are parking vehicles. • DENTIST: Open large. jACK: Ahh! DENTIST: Open wider. Wider ... wider ... jACK: yet, document .. DENTIST: do not speak, you are biting my ankles. jACK: How are my tooth? DENTIST: wonderful, yet you'll greater have whatever performed approximately that appen- dix. -1949- 107 January 30, 1949 ~ie llntl Hllrriet • OZZIE: (Taking a drivers try) those questions are effortless. question me one other. COP: ok, if a streetcar goes north at an intersection, and there's a hearth station on one nook and a police station at the different, and a guy on a motorbike is coming and a truck jam-packed with turnips is creating a correct flip, and a blimp is coming down for a touchdown ... which has the appropriate of approach? 0ZZIE: was once that ... turnips? ]ult Benny • jACK: Don, do exactly the economic. DON: ok, Jack. you recognize whilst i glance into these blue eyes of yours i am putty on your arms. jACK: Don, that is ridiculous. What could I do with 2 hundred and seventy kilos of putty? • RoCHESTER: I gave the parrot a four-way chilly pill. }ACK: What occurred? ROCHESTER: He laid a sq. egg! MARY: Jack, that is a few toupee you are donning. The half is going from ear to ear. jACK: It doesn't. a person yelled and that i became my head too speedy! February three, 1949 Milton Berle (Berte out in poor health with ·virus-x. "Rudy Vallee subs. ) • RUDY: (As inner most tktective) My identify is Sam Shovd, inner most eye. i will scent a criminal.