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Dial-A-Joke Audio Tape Collection, 1974-1983

Collector:
New York Telephone Company
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI
Creator:
Berle, Milton comedian
Bean, Orson comedian
Bluestone, Ed comedian
Bailey, Pearl
Boosler, Elayne comedian
Amsterdam, Morey comedian
Cain, Michael
Adams, Joey comedian
Dangerfield, Rodney comedian
Adams, Cindy comedian
Diller, Phyllis comedian
Bowden, Charles
Koenig, Tommy comedian
Backus, Jim comedian
Leno, Jay comedian
Letterman, David comedian
Morgan, Henry comedian
Roach, Hal comedian
Sales, Soupy comedian
Sokol, Marilyn comedian
Taylor, Rip comedian
Walker, Betty comedian
Creator:
Daley, Tom V. Jr.
New York Telephone Company
Subject:
Walker, Jimmy comedian
Youngman, Henny comedian
Physical description:
15 cubic feet: 15 record boxes
Type:
Audiotapes
Collection descriptions
Date:
1974
1983
1974-1983
1920-1970
Notes:
Tom V. Daley of the New York Telephone Company said that they decided to offer one comedian a month for ten years to callers. It turned into a big money maker.
Summary:
Approx. 300 audio tape recordings of comedians. Types of recordings range from voice originals to Masters to Masters with laugh tracks.
Cite as:
Dial-A-Joke Audio Tape Collection, 1974-1983
Topic:
Entertainment
Sound Recordings and Reproductions
Telephone communications
Wit and humor
Comedians
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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