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Golden Age of Comedy (TV Series)


USA 1949-1960, 400 minutes, B/W
Genres: Television, Classics, Comedy / Standup Comedy


Aroview: Treasure trove of broadcast comedy classics from America's variety show golden age. Includes a bonus sixth disc with rare standup performances from the next generation of comedians; Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Bob Newhart, and more.

Volume 1 contains:

Disc 1: 'The Jack Benny Show' (1953-55), feat. Groucho Marx, Humphrey Bogart, Bob Hope.

Disc 2: 'The Bob Hope Chevy Show' (1956), feat. Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz; 'The Ed Wynn Show' (1949), feat. Buster Keaton.

Disc 3: 'The Jack Benny Show' (1952), feat. Fred Allen; 'The Camel Comedy Caravan' (1950), feat. Ed Wynn, The Three Stooges; 'The Colgate Comedy Hour' (1952), feat. Abbott & Costello, Errol Flynn.

Disc 4: 'The Phil Silvers Special' (1960), feat. Polly Bergen; 'The Ernie Kovacs Show' (1956), feat. Edie Adams.

Disc 5: 'The Colgate Comedy Hour' (1952-55), feat. Abbott & Costello, Vera Zorina, Martin & Lewis + Ed Sullivan parody.

Disc 6: From the “Jack Parr Program” feat. Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, Bob Newhart & others.

Volume 2 (for sale only) features alternate sketches from the same shows on another 6-disc set.

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DVD Features

  • extra stuff
  • aspect ratio: 4:3
  • 6-disc set

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DVD (R4)
Vol 1.1 & 1.2
$6 Rent
DVD (R4)
Vol 1.3 & 1.4
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Poster (VG)
Vol 1.5 & 1.6
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DVD (R4)
Vol. 1 ~ 6 disc
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DVD (R4)
Vol. 2 ~ 6 disc
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