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The Three Stooges

The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy act of the mid–20th century best known for their numerous Columbia short subject films, still syndicated on television in the 21st Century. Their hallmark was physical farce and slapstick. In films, the Stooges were commonly known by their first names: "Moe, Larry, and Curly" or "Moe, Larry, and Shemp", among other lineups depending on the films. There were six active stooges, five of whom performed in the shorts. Moe and Larry were always present until the last years of the ensemble's run of more than forty years.

The Three Stooges.mp4

Falling Hare (1943) Mel Blanc as Bugs Bunny - Vintage Cartoon



Falling Hare (1943) Mel Blanc as Bugs Bunny - Vintage Cartoon.mp4

Jack Benny TV Program Jack Becomes a Surgeon Guest Mel Blanc

Jack Benny TV Program Jack Becomes a Surgeon Guest Mel Blanc .mp4

Jack Benny - Mel Blanc Classic Routine

Jack Benny - Mel Blanc Classic Routine.mp4

The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-17 (03) The Cake Contest

Mel bakes a cake which is so pretty, it's going to represent the YWCA at the fair, but Mel used putty in the dough!

The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-17 (03) The Cake Contest.mp3

The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-10 (02) Efficiency Expert

An efficiency expert puts the Fix-It Shop in shambles. A Burlesque dancer's zipper can't be found because everything's so neat!

The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-10 (02) Efficiency Expert.mp3

The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-03 (01) Birthday Cards

The Mel Blanc Show. September 3, 1946. CBS. Sponsored by: Colgate Tooth Powder, Halo Shampoo. Hollywood origination. The first show of the series. Mel tries to get business for his Fix-It Shop with personalized birthday cards, then "novelty" boxes of candy.

Although Mel Blanc "did countless character impersonations on other radio programs, as well as being the voice of many cartoon characters," he used his natural voice in this program and played himself – except that instead of being an entertainer, the Mel Blanc character in the show was "the bumbling owner of a fix-it shop that was never able to fix anything."

The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-03 (01) Birthday Cards.mp3

Mel Blanc

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was an American voice actor and comic actor. Although he began his sixty-plus-year career performing in radio, Blanc is best remembered for his work with Warner Bros. as the voices of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the Cat, Yosemite Sam, Foghorn Leghorn, Marvin the Martian, PepĂ© Le Pew, Speedy Gonzales, Wile E. Coyote, the Tasmanian Devil and many of the other characters from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoon short films; produced during the golden age of American animation.

He later worked for Hanna-Barbera's television cartoons, most notably as the voices of Barney Rubble on The Flintstones and Mr. Spacely on The Jetsons. Blanc was also a regular performer on The Jack Benny Program in both its radio and television formats (among various other radio and TV programs), and was the original voice of Woody Woodpecker for Universal Pictures.

Mel Blanc.mp4

Louis L'Amour's The Quick And the Dead (1987)

The Quick and the Dead is a 1987 television movie, based on the 1973 novel by Louis L'Amour, directed by Robert Day and starring Sam Elliott, Tom Conti, Kate Capshaw, Kenny Morrison and Matt Clark.

A mysterious stranger rides into a homesteading family's life when they are attacked by a ruthless gang.

Louis L'Amour's The Quick And the Dead (1987).mp4

Louis L'Amour's Hondo

Hondo is a 1953 Western film starring John Wayne and directed by John Farrow. The screenplay is based on the July 5, 1952 Collier's short story "The Gift of Cochise" by Louis L'Amour. The book Hondo was a novelization of the film also written by L'Amour, and published by Gold Medal Books in 1953. The supporting cast features Geraldine Page as Wayne's leading lady, Ward Bond, James Arness and Leo Gordon.

Louis L'Amour's Hondo.mp4

A Damsel in Distress (1937)

A Damsel in Distress is a 1937 English-themed Hollywood musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire, Joan Fontaine, George Burns, and Gracie Allen. With a screenplay by P. G. Wodehouse, loosely based on his novel of the same name.

Lady Alyce Marshmorton must marry soon, and the staff of Tottney Castle have laid bets on who she'll choose, with young Albert wagering on "Mr. X."

Astaire's co-star Joan Fontaine was not a dancer and he was reluctant to dance on screen alone. He also felt the script needed more comic relief to enhance the overall appeal of the film. Burns and Allen had each worked in vaudeville as dancers (aka "hoofers") before forming their act and when word of the project reached them, they called Astaire and he asked them to audition.

Burns contacted an act he had once seen that performed a dance using brooms. For the next several weeks, he and Allen worked at home to learn the complicated routine for their audition. When they presented the "Whisk Broom Dance" to Astaire, he was so taken by it, that he had them teach it to him and it was added to the film. Their talents were further highlighted as they matched Astaire step by step in the demanding "Funhouse Dance". Throughout the picture Burns and Allen amazed audiences and critics as they "effortlessly" kept pace with the most famous dancer in the films, as many did not know either of them could dance.

A Damsel in Distress (1937).mp4

George Burns and Gracie Allen Show s08e18 Too Many Fathers

To impress his girlfriend's parents, Gracie pretends to be Jerry's mother, but she has difficulty finding someone to commit to masquerading as his father.

George Burns and Gracie Allen Show s08e18 Too Many Fathers.mp4

Lux Radio Theater 43-02-15 (383) Are Husbands Necessary (128kbps)

Are Husbands Necessary? is a 1942 American comedy film directed by Norman Taurog and starring Ray Milland and Betty Field. It follows the misadventures of a wacky wife and her sometimes exasperated, but loving, banker husband. The film's screenplay was adapted by the husband-and-wife writing team of Tess Slesinger and Frank Davis, from the novel Mr. and Mrs. Cugat, the Record of a Happy Marriage by Isabel Scott Rorick. This novel would later be a source for the related 1948 radio series My Favorite Husband starring Lucille Ball, which itself would evolve into the television series I Love Lucy.

A one-hour Lux Radio Theater adaptation of the film, featuring George Burns and Gracie Allen, aired February 15, 1943 on CBS Radio.

Lux Radio Theater 43-02-15 (383) Are Husbands Necessary (128kbps).mp3

The Burns and Allen Show 48-01-08 George and Jack as Gypsies with Jack Benny (128kbps)


Burns and Allen, an American comedy duo consisting of George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen, worked together as a comedy team in vaudeville, films, radio and television and achieved great success over four decades.

The Burns and Allen Show 48-01-08 George and Jack as Gypsies with Jack Benny (128kbps)

The Burns and Allen Show 50-01-25 Guest Ronald Reagan (128kbps)




Burns and Allen, an American comedy duo consisting of George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen, worked together as a comedy team in vaudeville, films, radio and television and achieved great success over four decades.

The Burns and Allen Show 50-01-25 Guest Ronald Reagan (128kbps)
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Gracie Allen

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie "Gracie" Allen (July 26, 1895 – August 27, 1964), was an American comedienne who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns. From vaudeville to radio to film and television, Gracie Allen was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard. The team of Burns and Allen was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1988.

Gracie Allen.mp4

Price of Fear 73-09-01 (101) Remains to Be Seen

Horror legend Vincent Price spins a yarn of two emasculated husbands, and their plot to escape domestication.

Price of Fear 73-09-01 (101) Remains to Be Seen.mp3

House on Haunted Hill (1959)


House on Haunted Hill is a 1959 American horror film. It was directed by William Castle, written by Robb White and stars Vincent Price as eccentric millionaire Frederick Loren. He and his fourth wife, Annabelle, have invited five people to the house for a "haunted house" party. Whoever stays in the house for one night will earn $10,000. As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the house with ghosts, murderers, and other terrors.

House on Haunted Hill (1959).mp4

Suspense 56-11-11 (673) Three Skeleton Key (128kbps)

Suspense. November 11, 1956. CBS. "Three Skeleton Key". The story of a lighthouse island over-run by large rats. Vincent Price.

Suspense 56-11-11 (673) Three Skeleton Key (128kbps).mp3

The Saint 49-11-13 (094) The Case of the Blonde Who Lost Her Head (128kbps)

The Saint. November 13, 1949. Mutual net. "The Case Of The Blonde Who Lost Her Head". A beautiful woman in San Francisco has amnesia, but does she have a real loss of memory or a real murder? Vincent Price

The Saint 49-11-13 (094) The Case of the Blonde Who Lost Her Head (128kbps).mp3

The Saint 47-10-01 (037) Murder on the High Seas (128kbps)

From 9 July 1947 through 30 June 1948, Vincent Price could be heard in the role of "The Saint" on CBS. Vincent Price was also heard as "The Saint" from 10 July 1949 though 28 May 1950 on Mutual. "The Saint" aired again on NBC from 11 June 1950 - 14 October 1951. During this run, Vincent Price retained the role of Simon Templar until 20 May 1950

The Saint 47-10-01 (037) Murder on the High Seas (128kbps).mp3

Vincent Price

Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and performances in horror films. His career spanned other genres, including film noir, drama, mystery, thriller, and comedy.

He appeared on stage, television, and in over one hundred films. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: one for motion pictures, and one for television.

Price was very active in radio in the 40's and 50's, and during the early 1970s, Price hosted and starred in BBC Radio's horror and mystery series "The Price of Fear".

Vincent Price.mp4

The Hardy Family 49-xx-xx Hot Rod

The Hardy Family 49-xx-xx Hot Rod.mp3

Shorty Bell 48-03-28 (01) Newspaper Truck Driver.mp3

Mickey Rooney briefly starred in a CBS radio series, Shorty Bell, in the summer of 1948, and reprised his role as "Andy Hardy", with most of the original cast, in a syndicated radio version of The Hardy Family in 1949 and 1950.

Shorty Bell 48-03-28 (01) Newspaper Truck Driver.mp3

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946)

Andy Hardy goes to college after returning from World War II. He is in love with Kay Wilson this time.

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946).mp4