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Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy (1950) - DVD - FIRST TV SHOW

 Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy (1950)  - DVD - FIRST TV SHOW
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Product Description

In his first appearance on network television, Edgar Bergen hosts a Thanksgiving Day special featuring three of his partners in ventriloquism - Charlie McCarthy, Mortimer Snerd and Podine Puffington. Ray Noble becomes upset when Charlie tells him that Edgar has hired a beautiful pianist, Diana Lynn to perform a solo. In the last scene, Edgar and Charlie are the put on trial for witchcraft in Colonial Massachusetts and sentenced to be burned at the stake before escaping with the help of a fetching Indian maid.

See Vera Miles starting her career as the girl on the COCA-COLA commercials!

Edgar Bergen Edgar Bergen ... Himself - Host / Ventriloquist Charlie McCarthy Charlie McCarthy ... Ventriloquist's Dummy Mortimer Snerd Mortimer Snerd ... Ventriloquist's Dummy Diana Lynn Diana Lynn ... Herself - Pianist Podine Puffington Podine Puffington ... Ventriloquist's Dummy Ray Noble Ray Noble ... Himself - Comedian / Band Leader (as Ray Noble and Orchestra) Pat Patrick Pat Patrick ... Himself Jim Backus Jim Backus ... Magistrate The Mellomen The Mellomen ... Themselves

Rare tv show from 1950! 30 min.