The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy Show was a radio comedy variety show that aired from 1936 to 1955. As the title suggests, the show featured ventriloquist Edgar Bergen, and his beloved puppet, the amazing Charlie McCarthy. It is this show which made the duo overnight superstars. The show is also one of the highest paid ever.
The show was first introduced in The Rudy Vallee Hour, and later became a part of the Chase and Sandborn Radio Hour, sharing the spotlight with Dorothy Lamour and Don Ameche. It then went on to become a major hit, even ranking best radio show for a decade. A lot of famous personalities were made guests, and these include Fred Allen, Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, Judy Garland, Rita Hayworth, Orson Wells, May West, and many more.
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