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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.

Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan)

25 old time radio show recordings
(total playtime 12 hours, 1869 min)
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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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    25 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00. Total playtime 12 hours, 1869 min
    25 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 12 hours, 1869 min
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    1. 25 shows – total playtime 12 hours, 31 minutes
    2. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Buying A Boat Don Ameche.mp3
    3. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Fortune Tellers.mp3
    4. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Tongue Twisting.mp3
    5. JD GM 431022 [Comedy Caravan] Livingstone.mp3
    6. JD GM 440331 [Comedy Caravan] Gstring Murder Case AFRS.mp3
    7. JD GM 440421 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Academy Awards.mp3
    8. JD GM 440811 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Interviewed.mp3
    9. JD GM 440901 [Comedy Caravan] Sketch On College Life.mp3
    10. JD GM 441110 [Comedy Caravan] Rare Flowers.mp3
    11. JD GM 450119 [Comedy Caravan] La Cucaracha Tamale Thief.mp3
    12. JD GM 450126 [Comedy Caravan] Garrys 30 th Birthday.mp3
    13. JD GM 450216 [Comedy Caravan] How to Raise a Model Garden.mp3
    14. JD GM 450406 [Comedy Caravan] Georgia Gibbs.mp3
    15. JD GM 450420 [Comedy Caravan] Durante & Moore.mp3
    16. JD GM 450427 [Comedy Caravan] Umbriago Has Been Kidnapped.mp3
    17. JD GM 450511 [Rexall Show] Jeri Sullavan.mp3
    18. JD GM 450525 [Rexall Show] Mata Shicksa Spy Poor.mp3
    19. JD GM 451116 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 125.mp3
    20. JD GM 451116 [Rexall Show] Egyptian Mummy.mp3
    21. JD GM 451123 [Rexall Show] Thanksgiving Left-Overs.mp3
    22. JD GM 451130 [Rexall Show] Boys Try To Find A House.mp3
    23. JD GM 460517 [Rexall Show] E Fromsby Statchelcromber.mp3
    24. JD GM 461115 [Rexall Show] Foreign Legion. Phil Baker.mp3
    25. JD GM 461122 [Rexall Show] Thanksgiving Pilgrim Operettas.mp3
    26. JD GM 470613 [Rexall Show] Story Of Morton Woodpecker.mp3
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    25 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00. Total playtime 12 hours, 1869 min
    25 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    344 MB – total playtime 12 hours, 31 min
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    1. 25 shows – 344 MB – total playtime 12 hours, 31 minutes
    2. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Buying A Boat Don Ameche.mp3
    3. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Fortune Tellers.mp3
    4. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Tongue Twisting.mp3
    5. JD GM 431022 [Comedy Caravan] Livingstone.mp3
    6. JD GM 440331 [Comedy Caravan] Gstring Murder Case AFRS.mp3
    7. JD GM 440421 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Academy Awards.mp3
    8. JD GM 440811 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Interviewed.mp3
    9. JD GM 440901 [Comedy Caravan] Sketch On College Life.mp3
    10. JD GM 441110 [Comedy Caravan] Rare Flowers.mp3
    11. JD GM 450119 [Comedy Caravan] La Cucaracha Tamale Thief.mp3
    12. JD GM 450126 [Comedy Caravan] Garrys 30 th Birthday.mp3
    13. JD GM 450216 [Comedy Caravan] How to Raise a Model Garden.mp3
    14. JD GM 450406 [Comedy Caravan] Georgia Gibbs.mp3
    15. JD GM 450420 [Comedy Caravan] Durante & Moore.mp3
    16. JD GM 450427 [Comedy Caravan] Umbriago Has Been Kidnapped.mp3
    17. JD GM 450511 [Rexall Show] Jeri Sullavan.mp3
    18. JD GM 450525 [Rexall Show] Mata Shicksa Spy Poor.mp3
    19. JD GM 451116 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 125.mp3
    20. JD GM 451116 [Rexall Show] Egyptian Mummy.mp3
    21. JD GM 451123 [Rexall Show] Thanksgiving Left-Overs.mp3
    22. JD GM 451130 [Rexall Show] Boys Try To Find A House.mp3
    23. JD GM 460517 [Rexall Show] E Fromsby Statchelcromber.mp3
    24. JD GM 461115 [Rexall Show] Foreign Legion. Phil Baker.mp3
    25. JD GM 461122 [Rexall Show] Thanksgiving Pilgrim Operettas.mp3
    26. JD GM 470613 [Rexall Show] Story Of Morton Woodpecker.mp3
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    25 recordings on 13 Audio CDs. Total playtime 12 hours, 31 min
    25 recordings on 13 Audio CDs
    total playtime 12 hours, 31 min

    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A001

    1. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Buying A Boat Don Ameche
    2. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Fortune Tellers

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A002

    1. JD GM 000000 [Comedy Caravan] Tongue Twisting
    2. JD GM 431022 [Comedy Caravan] Livingstone

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A003

    1. JD GM 440331 [Comedy Caravan] Gstring Murder Case AFRS
    2. JD GM 440421 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Academy Awards

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A004

    1. JD GM 440811 [Comedy Caravan] Garry Interviewed
    2. JD GM 440901 [Comedy Caravan] Sketch On College Life

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A005

    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 A006

    1. JD GM 450126 [Comedy Caravan] Garrys 30 th Birthday
    2. JD GM 450216 [Comedy Caravan] How to Raise a Model Garden

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A007

    1. JD GM 450406 [Comedy Caravan] Georgia Gibbs
    2. JD GM 450420 [Comedy Caravan] Durante & Moore

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A008

    1. JD GM 450427 [Comedy Caravan] Umbriago Has Been Kidnapped
    2. JD GM 450511 [Rexall Show] Jeri Sullavan

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A009

    1. JD GM 450525 [Rexall Show] Mata Shicksa Spy Poor
    2. JD GM 451116 [Comedy Caravan] AFRS 125

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A010

    1. JD GM 451116 [Rexall Show] Egyptian Mummy
    2. JD GM 451123 [Rexall Show] Thanksgiving Left-Overs

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A011

    1. JD GM 451130 [Rexall Show] Boys Try To Find A House
    2. JD GM 460517 [Rexall Show] E Fromsby Statchelcromber

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A012

    1. JD GM 461115 [Rexall Show] Foreign Legion. Phil Baker
    2. JD GM 461122 [Rexall Show] Thanksgiving Pilgrim Operettas

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    Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan) Disc A013

    1. JD GM 470613 [Rexall Show] Story Of Morton Woodpecker

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