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W. C. Fields & Friends

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W. C. Fields & Friends

Here's one of radio's greatest comic rivalries: the blustery W. C. Fields facing off against the impudent Charlie McCarthy! You'll also hear Don Ameche, Dorothy Lamour, Nelson Eddy, and some guy named Edgar Bergen! The pomposity of Fields' comic persona clashes spectacularly with Charlie's, the foe of the haughty and the self-absorbed, in their no-holds-barred feud. Before and after their battles, the more composed Bergen plays host to a variety of guest stars, including Carole Lombard, Hoagy Carmichael, Rodgers & Hart, and more. These nine digitally remastered episodes feature Fields' first and last appearance as a regular cast member, and his last appearance as a guest.

EPISODES INCLUDE: Guests: Ann Harding, Rodgers & Hart 05-09-37; Guest: Carole Lombard 05-16-37; Guests: Josephine Hutchinson and Jose Iturbi 05-30-37; Guests: Zazu Pitts and Hoagy Carmichael 07-04-37; Guest: Gladys George 07-11-37; Guests: Alice Brady and Allan Jones 08-15-37; W.C. Fields Last Regular Cast Appearance 08-29-37; Guest: W.C. Fields 09-21-41; Guest: W.C. Fields 03-24-46.

Here's one of radio's greatest comic rivalries: the blustery W. C. Fields facing off against the impudent Charlie McCarthy! You'll also hear Don Ameche, Dorothy Lamour, Nelson Eddy, and some guy named Edgar Bergen! The pomposity of Fields' comic persona clashes spectacularly with Charlie's, the foe of the haughty and the self-absorbed, in their no-holds-barred feud. Before and after their battles, the more composed Bergen plays host to a variety of guest stars, including Carole Lombard, Hoagy Carmichael, Rodgers & Hart, and more. These nine digitally remastered episodes feature Fields' first and last appearance as a regular cast member, and his last appearance as a guest.

EPISODES INCLUDE: Guests: Ann Harding, Rodgers & Hart 05-09-37; Guest: Carole Lombard 05-16-37; Guests: Josephine Hutchinson and Jose Iturbi 05-30-37; Guests: Zazu Pitts and Hoagy Carmichael 07-04-37; Guest: Gladys George 07-11-37; Guests: Alice Brady and Allan Jones 08-15-37; W.C. Fields Last Regular Cast Appearance 08-29-37; Guest: W.C. Fields 09-21-41; Guest: W.C. Fields 03-24-46.

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