from RIVERSIDE, CA United States
Jimmy Durante had one of the most endearing personalities in the Entertainment World for many, many years, and certainly during the Golden Age of Radio, Movies, Vaudeville and also Television. This and the 2nd Volume both contain some of the best entertainers of the time on the Jimmy Durante Show. He can also be heard on many other Radio Shows also contained in the Radio Archive series, including "The Big Show". He and Tallulah Bankhead seemed matched for each other. He was equally effective in both Audio and Video.
When thinking back on his unique personality, one can think of many very, very funny moments, but at the end of those thoughts there will always be his famous ending to just about all of his shows both on Radio and Television, "Goodnight Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
January 28, 2011
I have just received my copy of the Jimmy Durante set and I write to say how delighted I am with it. I spent my whole working life in radio and its just wonderful that we can access these great shows again. I am also astounded at the speed at which I received my order considering I am in Australia! Jimmy will take pride of place on the shelf alongside "The Great Gildersleeve". Keep up the good work.