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Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore in The Camel Comedy Caravan and The Rexal

Enjoy comedy legend, Jimmy Durante, with his straight man, Garry Moore, on the The Camel Comedy Caravan and The Rexall Hour.

24 old time radio show recordings
(total playtime 12 hours, 4 min)
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"Garrys 30th Birthday"



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Gary MooreJimmy Durante and Garry Moore appeared on the Camel Comedy Caravan as a comedy team where Garry Moore played the straight man. They teamed up in 1943 purely by accident. The Comedy Caravan was a comedy show with music featuring about six comedians beginning with a new guy, in this case Garry Moore, and ending with an established comedian. Durante and Moore were teamed up purely by chance. The director of that 1943 show thought the contrast between the new kid and the old vet would be magic.

Jimmy DuranteAt first, neither knew what to think of the other. Eventually they became comfortable with one another and relaxed. The show worked because Durante was a generous performer and Moore was eager to learn. In the late 1940s Moore left the show to go into television while Durante continued on the radio.

For more comedy fun, check out these shows: Arthur Godfrey, Bergen and McCarthy, Bing Crosby, Bob and Ray, Bob Hope, Burns and Allen, Down Allen's Alley, Ethel and Albert, Eve Arden Collection, Fibber McGee and Molly, Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante Collection, Milton Berle Show, Red Skelton, and Spike Jones.

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore seem an unlikely pair, but their radio show was a big hit. Durante looks as old in this photo as he did 20 years later, when he made frequent TV appearances.

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    In 1942, Garry Moore hosted a new program on NBC. The Show Without a Name was an effort to crack the morning show dominance of Arthur Godfrey (CBS) and Don McNeil's Breakfast Club (ABC). A prize of $500 ($5,642 in 2013 dollars) was offered to name the show and Someone came up with the title, Everything Goes.

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    24 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 12 hours, 4 min
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      24 shows - total playtime 12 hours 4 minutes
      1. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] 062 Sketch On College Life.mp3
      2. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] 083 Gary's 30th Bday.mp3
      3. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 103.mp3
      4. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Buying A Boat Don Ameche.mp3
      5. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Fortune Tellers.mp3
      6. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Tongue Twisting.mp3
      7. JD GM 431022 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 20 Livingstone.mp3
      8. JD GM 440331 [Comedy Caravan] Gstring Murder Case AFRS.mp3
      9. JD GM 440421 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Academy Awards.mp3
      10. JD GM 440811 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Interviewed.mp3
      11. JD GM 441110 [Comedy Caravan] Rare Flowers.mp3
      12. JD GM 450119 [Comedy Caravan] La Cucaracha Tamale Thief.mp3
      13. JD GM 450126 [Comedy Caravan] Garrys 30 th Birthday.mp3
      14. JD GM 450406 [Comedy Caravan] 93 Georgia Gibbs.mp3
      15. JD GM 450420 [Comedy Caravan] 080 Durante & Moore.mp3
      16. JD GM 450427 [Comedy Caravan] Umbriago Has Been Kidnapped.mp3
      17. JD GM 450511 [Comedy Caravan] Jeri Sullavan.mp3
      18. JD GM 450525 [Comedy Caravan] Mata Shicksa Spy Poor.mp3
      19. JD GM 451116 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 125.mp3
      20. JD GM 451116 [Comedy Caravan] Egyptian Mummy.mp3
      21. JD GM 460517 [Comedy Caravan] 151 E Fromsby Statchelcromber.mp3
      22. JD GM 461115 [Rexall Show] Foreign Legion. Phil Baker.mp3
      23. JD GM 461122 [Rexall Show] Thanksgiving Pilgrim Operettas.mp3
      24. JD GM 470613 [Rexall Show] Story Of Morton Woodpecker.mp3
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    24 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 12 hours, 4 min
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      24 shows - total playtime 12 hours 4 minutes
      1. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] 062 Sketch On College Life.mp3
      2. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] 083 Gary's 30th Bday.mp3
      3. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 103.mp3
      4. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Buying A Boat Don Ameche.mp3
      5. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Fortune Tellers.mp3
      6. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Tongue Twisting.mp3
      7. JD GM 431022 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 20 Livingstone.mp3
      8. JD GM 440331 [Comedy Caravan] Gstring Murder Case AFRS.mp3
      9. JD GM 440421 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Academy Awards.mp3
      10. JD GM 440811 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Interviewed.mp3
      11. JD GM 441110 [Comedy Caravan] Rare Flowers.mp3
      12. JD GM 450119 [Comedy Caravan] La Cucaracha Tamale Thief.mp3
      13. JD GM 450126 [Comedy Caravan] Garrys 30 th Birthday.mp3
      14. JD GM 450406 [Comedy Caravan] 93 Georgia Gibbs.mp3
      15. JD GM 450420 [Comedy Caravan] 080 Durante & Moore.mp3
      16. JD GM 450427 [Comedy Caravan] Umbriago Has Been Kidnapped.mp3
      17. JD GM 450511 [Comedy Caravan] Jeri Sullavan.mp3
      18. JD GM 450525 [Comedy Caravan] Mata Shicksa Spy Poor.mp3
      19. JD GM 451116 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 125.mp3
      20. JD GM 451116 [Comedy Caravan] Egyptian Mummy.mp3
      21. JD GM 460517 [Comedy Caravan] 151 E Fromsby Statchelcromber.mp3
      22. JD GM 461115 [Rexall Show] Foreign Legion. Phil Baker.mp3
      23. JD GM 461122 [Rexall Show] Thanksgiving Pilgrim Operettas.mp3
      24. JD GM 470613 [Rexall Show] Story Of Morton Woodpecker.mp3
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    24 recordings on 12 Audio CDs
    total playtime 12 hours, 4 min

    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A001

    1. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] 062 Sketch On College Life
    2. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] 083 Gary's 30th Bday

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A002

    1. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 103
    2. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Buying A Boat Don Ameche

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A003

    1. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Fortune Tellers
    2. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Tongue Twisting

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A004

    1. JD GM 431022 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 20 Livingstone
    2. JD GM 440331 [Comedy Caravan] Gstring Murder Case AFRS

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A005

    1. JD GM 440421 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Academy Awards
    2. JD GM 440811 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Interviewed

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A006

    1. JD GM 441110 [Comedy Caravan] Rare Flowers
    2. JD GM 450119 [Comedy Caravan] La Cucaracha Tamale Thief

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A007

    1. JD GM 450126 [Comedy Caravan] Garrys 30 th Birthday
    2. JD GM 450406 [Comedy Caravan] 93 Georgia Gibbs

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A008

    1. JD GM 450420 [Comedy Caravan] 080 Durante & Moore
    2. JD GM 450427 [Comedy Caravan] Umbriago Has Been Kidnapped

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A009

    1. JD GM 450511 [Comedy Caravan] Jeri Sullavan
    2. JD GM 450525 [Comedy Caravan] Mata Shicksa Spy Poor

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A010

    1. JD GM 451116 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 125
    2. JD GM 451116 [Comedy Caravan] Egyptian Mummy

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A011

    1. JD GM 460517 [Comedy Caravan] 151 E Fromsby Statchelcromber
    2. JD GM 461115 [Rexall Show] Foreign Legion. Phil Baker

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A012

    1. JD GM 461122 [Rexall Show] Thanksgiving Pilgrim Operettas
    2. JD GM 470613 [Rexall Show] Story Of Morton Woodpecker

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