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18Jun/120

Jimmy Durante and Al Jolson on Cell Phones

Some folks are keeping the golden age of entertainment alive. Enter Al Jolson impersonator Rick Rogers and Jimmy Durante impersonator Brad Kay. In these two videos they perform a Durante and Jolson song from a radio episode of Kraft Music Hall.  They then imagine what the two great entertainers might have sung about a modern plague-cell phones.

You can skip the first 3 minutes of the first video (which is getting the stage set) and skip right into "Jimmy" and "Jolson" recreating radio magic. While no one would mistake these guys for the original, they do capture their spirits:

 

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18Jun/120

EP0691: Barrie Craig: Never Murder a Mummy

William Gargan

A mummy sent to Craig's office sets him on the trail of a very modern murder.

Original Air Date: March 30, 1955

 

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