Milton Berle Show, Volume 1

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Various

Narrated By: An Ensemble Cast

Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC

Date: March 2016

Duration: 9 hours 52 minutes


His comedy was once described by Time Magazine as the acme of hysterical vulgarity and, for more than seventy years, Milton Berle never lost his taste for good old-fashioned bust-a-gut laughs. But it took the veteran performer the better part of two decades to find a radio format that genuinely suited him and, when he did, the result was The Milton Berle Show, a 1947-48 NBC series that stands today as one of the bright spots of post-war radio. The series takes a satirical approach that pokes as much fun at Berle's boorish stage persona as it does the targets of the satire. In volume 1 each show salutes some current pop-culture phenomenon in broadly played topical sketches that feature the antics of Arnold Stang, comic harridan Pert Kelton, and character actor Jack Albertson. Chapters: #1 A Salute to the Great Outdoors #2 A Salute to Summer Sports #3 A Salute to Relaxation #4 A Salute to the Railroads #5 A Salute to South America #6 A Salute to the Farmer #7 A Salute to Radio #8 A Salute to t


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