Sunday, February 16, 2014

February 16: Happy Birthday to Edgar Bergen

Today's birthday boy is Edgar Bergen! Born Feb 16, 1903, Edgar Bergen had a successful career during the golden age of radio. With other characters including Charlie McCarthy , Mortimer Snerd, Effie Klinker and simply Bergen's hand with a handkerchief on it, Edgar Bergen entertained radio and vaudeville audiences with his quick wit and radio ventriloquism.

Enjoy Bergie's banter with alter ego Charlie McCarthy:

"Guest Star Nelson Eddy & Billie Burke"

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