+ Joe Penner (November 11, 1904 – January 10, 1941) was an American 1930s-era vaudeville, radio and film comedian. He was an ethnic Hungarian born as József Pintér in Nagybecskerek, Austria-Hungary (in what is present-day Zrenjanin, Serbia). He passed through Ellis Island as a child when his family emigrated to New York City. He was launched on his successful radio career by Rudy Vallée, appearances which led to his own Sunday evening half-hour, The Baker's Broadcast, which began on the Blue Network October 8, 1933. Penner was a zany comic, noted for his famed catchphrase, "Wanna buy a duck?", and his low hyuck-hyuck laugh. Penner's other memorable catchphrase, often triggered by someone else's double entendre remark, was, "You naaaasss-ty man!" He was voted radio's top comedian in 1934, but a 1935 dispute with the ad agency over the show's format resulted in Penner quitting The Baker's Broadcast on June 30, 1935. Vox Pop began as a summer replacement series for Penner in 1935. A year later, he returned with The Joe Penner Show which began airing October 4, 1936 on CBS, sponsored by Cocomalt.-WikiPedia
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Please enjoy these 4 old time radio episodes:
|05.13.1934||the joe penner show|
|12.13.1936||trip to russia||
+ The Joe Penner Show. December 13, 1936. KHJ, Sponsored by: Cocomalt. The Park Avenue Penners de...
|02.07.1937||playing the stock market||
+ The Joe Penner Show. February 7, 1937. Sponsored by: Cocomalt. Father Penner has lost his fortune...
+ The Joe Penner Show. April 25, 1937. Sponsored by: Cocomalt. Joe's parents are returning home ...
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