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The Resource The American comedy box : 1915-1994, (sound recording)

The American comedy box : 1915-1994, (sound recording)

Label
The American comedy box : 1915-1994
Title
The American comedy box
Title remainder
1915-1994
Title variation
But seriously
Title variation remainder
the American comedy box (1915-1994)
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contains 49 excerpts covering 80 years of American stand-up comics and comedy groups
Accompanying matter
historical information
Cataloging source
CZA
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
comedy
PerformerNote
Various performers
Label
The American comedy box : 1915-1994, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from oversize box container
  • Contains previously released material, 1915-1994
  • Program notes on performers and discography (23 p. : ports.) in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
vol. one. Pioneers. Cal Stewart ; Barney Bernard ; Moran & Mack ; Smith & Dale -- Radio & the movies. Sam 'n' Henry ; W.C. Fields ; Bud Abbott & Lou Costello ; Henry Morgan ; Bob Elliott & Ray Goulding ; Stan Freberg -- Musical comedy. Spike Jones & his City Slickers ; Allan Sherman ; Tom Lehrer ; the Smothers Brothers ; Martin Mull -- vol. two. Political humor. Bob Hope ; Mort Sahl ; Lenny Bruce ; Dick Gregory ; the Committee ; Capitol Steps -- One-liners. Henny Youngman ; Myron Cohen ; Phyllis Diller ; Joan Rivers ; Steven Wright -- vol. three. Storytellers. Shelley Berman ; Andy Griffith ; Jerry Clower ; Bill Cosby ; David Brenner -- Sketches. the Second City ; Cheech & Chong ; National Lampoon ; the Credibility Gap ; Albert Brooks -- vol. four. Characters. Moms Mabley ; Bill Dana with Don Hinkley ; Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks ; Rodney Dangerfield -- Stand-ups. Buddy Hackett ; Redd Foxx ; George Carlin ; Robert Klein ; Flip Wilson ; Freddie Prinze ; Richard Pryor ; Steve Martin ; Robin Williams
Control code
ocm34165332
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
4 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781568264578
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
081227161729
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
R2 71617
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
412934
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The American comedy box : 1915-1994, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from oversize box container
  • Contains previously released material, 1915-1994
  • Program notes on performers and discography (23 p. : ports.) in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
vol. one. Pioneers. Cal Stewart ; Barney Bernard ; Moran & Mack ; Smith & Dale -- Radio & the movies. Sam 'n' Henry ; W.C. Fields ; Bud Abbott & Lou Costello ; Henry Morgan ; Bob Elliott & Ray Goulding ; Stan Freberg -- Musical comedy. Spike Jones & his City Slickers ; Allan Sherman ; Tom Lehrer ; the Smothers Brothers ; Martin Mull -- vol. two. Political humor. Bob Hope ; Mort Sahl ; Lenny Bruce ; Dick Gregory ; the Committee ; Capitol Steps -- One-liners. Henny Youngman ; Myron Cohen ; Phyllis Diller ; Joan Rivers ; Steven Wright -- vol. three. Storytellers. Shelley Berman ; Andy Griffith ; Jerry Clower ; Bill Cosby ; David Brenner -- Sketches. the Second City ; Cheech & Chong ; National Lampoon ; the Credibility Gap ; Albert Brooks -- vol. four. Characters. Moms Mabley ; Bill Dana with Don Hinkley ; Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks ; Rodney Dangerfield -- Stand-ups. Buddy Hackett ; Redd Foxx ; George Carlin ; Robert Klein ; Flip Wilson ; Freddie Prinze ; Richard Pryor ; Steve Martin ; Robin Williams
Control code
ocm34165332
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
4 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781568264578
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
081227161729
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
R2 71617
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
412934
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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