The Comedy Writers Show

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


2393. The Comedy Writers Show. June 13, 1948. Program #2. ABC net. Sustaining. A show of professional jokewriters writing a comedy show as they go along, based on an outline suggested by Robert Ripley. The impression is given that Ripley is a guest, but he does not appear. Ben Brady (host), Leonard Stern (of "The Abbott and Costello Show"), John Murray (of "The Red Skelton Show"), Sidney Fields (of "The Eddie Cantor Show"), Roger Price (of "The Bob Hope Show"), Paul Masterson (announcer). 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49767. The Comedy Writers Show. July 11, 1948. ABC net. Sustaining. Four professional comedy writers try to put together an Abbott and Costello radio show. A comedy writing session on the air. Interesting listening, these guys are good! The system cue has been deleted. Ben Brady (moderator), Reid Browning (announcer), Snag Werris (writer of "Philco Radio Time"), Roger Price (writer of "The Bob Hope Show"), Leonard Stern (writer of "The Abbott and Costello Show"), Sidney Fields (writer for Eddie Cantor), Cy Fisher (producer, director), Frank Cooper (producer). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

49768. The Comedy Writers Show. July 18, 1948. ABC net, KECA, Los Angeles aircheck. Sustaining. The panel constructs a Bob Hope script. Ben Brady (moderator), Snag Werris (writer of "Philco Radio Time"), Reid Browning (announcer), Roger Price (writer of "The Bob Hope Show"), Leonard Stern (writer of "The Abbott and Costello Show"), Sidney Fields (writer for Eddie Cantor), Cy Fisher (producer, director), Frank Cooper (producer). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62533. The Comedy Writers Show. July 27, 1948. ABC net. Sustaining. The guest comedy writers do a "Fred Allen" type show. A funny show! Unedited tape. Ben Brady (host), Reed Browning (announcer), Sherman Burns (writer on "The Groucho Marx Show"), Roger Price (writer on "The Bob Hope Show"), Leonard Stern (writer on "The Abbott and Costello Show"), Sidney Fields (writer on "The Eddie Cantor Show"), Cy Fisher (producer, director), Frank Cooper (producer). 39:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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