Amos 'n' Andy Show - Complete Collection by Freeman Gosden audiobook

Amos 'n' Andy Show - Complete Collection

By Freeman Gosden
Read by Charles Correll

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143.92 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781662133947

Amos 'n' Andy is an American radio and television sitcom set in Harlem, the historic center of Afro-American culture in New York City. The original radio show, which ran from 1928 to 1960, was created, written and voiced by two white actors, Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll, who played Amos Jones (Gosden) and Andrew Hogg Brown (Correll), as well as incidental characters. When the show moved to television, black actors took over the majority of the roles; white characters were infrequent. Amos 'n' Andy began as one of the first radio comedy series and originated from station WMAQ in Chicago. After the first broadcast in 1928, the show became a hugely popular radio series. Early episodes were broadcast from the El Mirador Hotel in Palm Springs, California.[4]:168–71 The show ran as a nightly radio serial (1928–43), as a weekly situation comedy (1943–55) and as a nightly disc-jockey program (1954–60). A television adaptation ran on CBS (1951–53) and continued in syndicated reruns (1954–66). It would not be shown to a nationwide audience again until 2012. THIS IS A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE RADIO SHOW.

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Amos 'n' Andy is an American radio and television sitcom set in Harlem, the historic center of Afro-American culture in New York City. The original radio show, which ran from 1928 to 1960, was created, written and voiced by two white actors, Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll, who played Amos Jones (Gosden) and Andrew Hogg Brown (Correll), as well as incidental characters. When the show moved to television, black actors took over the majority of the roles; white characters were infrequent. Amos 'n' Andy began as one of the first radio comedy series and originated from station WMAQ in Chicago. After the first broadcast in 1928, the show became a hugely popular radio series. Early episodes were broadcast from the El Mirador Hotel in Palm Springs, California.[4]:168–71 The show ran as a nightly radio serial (1928–43), as a weekly situation comedy (1943–55) and as a nightly disc-jockey program (1954–60). A television adaptation ran on CBS (1951–53) and continued in syndicated reruns (1954–66). It would not be shown to a nationwide audience again until 2012. THIS IS A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE RADIO SHOW.

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Author Bio: Freeman Gosden

Author Bio: Freeman Gosden

Freeman F. Gosden (1899–1982) was an American voice actor best known for his role as Amos Jones in the long-running radio show Amos ’n’ Andy. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio and was featured in Ronald L. Smith’s Who’s Who in Comedy.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 143.92
Audience: Adult
Language: English