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The American comedy box : 1915-1994 : but seriously.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library CD HUMOR AME (Text) 33187001475926 Compact Disc Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch CD COMEDY AMERICA V.1 (Text) 37516001919185 Adult Audio CD--Music Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch CD COMEDY AMERICA V.2 (Text) 37516001919197 Adult Audio CD--Music Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch CD COMEDY AMERICA V.3 (Text) 37516001526531 Adult Audio CD--Music Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1568264577
  • Physical Description: 4 audio discs : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Rhino, [1995]

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact disc.
Contains previously released material, 1915-1994.
Formatted Contents Note: Vol. 1: Uncle Josh in a barber shop (Cal Stewart) -- Cohen at the telephone (Barney Bernard) -- Two black crows part 1 (Moran & Mack) -- Dr. Kronkite and his only living patient (Smith & Dale) -- Sam & Henry at the dentist's (Sam 'N' Henry) -- The temperance lecture (W.C. Fields) -- Who's on first (Bud Abbott & Lou Costello) -- Morgan on Wagner (Henry Morgan) -- Komodo dragon, Gabe Preston #1 (Bob Elliott & Ray Goulding) -- Little Blue Riding Hood (Stan Freberg) -- Pal-yat-chee (Pagliacci) (Spike Jones & his City Slickers) -- Al 'n yetta (Allan Sherman) -- Pollution (Tom Lehrer) -- The impossible dream (The quest) (The Smothers Brothers) -- Men (Martin Mull). Vol. 2: Hope in Russia (Bob Hope) (excerpt) -- At the Hungry i (Mort Sahl) (excerpt) -- Point of view, Ku Klux Klan (Lenny Bruce) -- New Year's Eve bust (Dick Gregory) -- Wide wide world of war (The Committee) -- Stand by your Dan (Capitol Steps) -- The best of the worst of (excerpt) (Henny Youngman) -- An assortment of yarns: Morris of Arabia; Matzo ball soup; Cohen, Goldberg and Lipshitz; The friendly bench (Myron Cohen) -- The beauty parlor (Phyllis Diller) -- Joan talks about: Rock stars; Men vs. women (Joan Rivers) -- Hitchiking (Steven Wright). Vol. 3: The morning after the night before (Shelley Berman) -- What it was, was football (Andy Griffith) -- The chauffeur and the professor (Jerry Clower) -- Bill Cosby goes to a football game (Bill Cosby) -- N.Y. N.Y.; L.A. L.A. (David Brenner) -- Football comes to the University of Chicago (The Second City) -- Sister Mary Elephant (Cheech & Chong) -- Catch it and you keep it (National Lampoon) -- 16 golden bits (The Credibility Gap) -- Rewriting the national anthem (Albert Brooks). Vol. 4: The funniest woman in the world (excerpt) (Moms Mabley) -- The astronaut (Bill Dana, with Don Hinkley) -- 2000 and two year old man (Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks) -- Get a horse; lost (Rodney Dangerfield) -- The diet (Buddy Hackett) -- Women in Paris (Redd Foxx) -- Seven words you can never say on television (George Carlin) -- Civil Defense (No talking) (Robert Klein) -- Ugly baby (Flip Wilson) -- Washington Heights; Survival (Freddie Prinze) -- Heart attacks (Richard Pryor) -- Mad at my mother (Steve Martin) -- Lorena Bobbitt (Robin Williams.
Participant or Performer Note: Various performers.
Summary, etc.: Contains 49 excerpts covering 80 years of American stand-up comics and comedy groups.
Subject: American wit and humor.
Genre: Stand-up comedy routines.

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