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Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy (1950)

Not Rated
TV Short | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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 ...See moreIn 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. Written by David Bassler See less
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Thomas Morris (photographed by)
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Updated Dec 31, 1950

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1950 (United States)

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Edgar Bergen
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Charlie McCarthy
Charlie McCarthy Charlie McCarthy   See fewer
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Mortimer Snerd
Mortimer Snerd Mortimer Snerd   See fewer
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Diana Lynn
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Podine Puffington
Podine Puffington Podine Puffington   See fewer
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Ray Noble
Himself (as Ray Noble and Orchestra) Himself (as Ray Noble and Orchestra)   See fewer
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Pat Patrick
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Jim Backus
Magistrate Backus Magistrate Backus   See fewer
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The Mellomen
Themselves (as Melomen Quartet) Themselves (as Melomen Quartet)   See fewer
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Bill Baldwin
Town Crier Town Crier   See fewer
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Thurl Ravenscroft
Tall Bass Singer (uncredited) Tall Bass Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 9 votes