Mr. Kitzel's first name

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Re: Mr. Kitzel's first name

Postby Yhtapmys » Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:10 pm

helloagain wrote:As I stated, in the 'Margie' sketch from January, 1947, the castmembers were playing children, and he was referred to as 'Sammy' Kitzel. I don't recall a reference to his first name in any other show. Initially, of course, he was just called the hot dog man, then Jack started calling him Mr. Kitzel.

I don't recall hearing a first name for him when he was on with Al Pearce. He just called him "Kitzel" (no "Mr." on the few broadcasts I've heard).

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Re: Mr. Kitzel's first name

Postby scottp » Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:16 pm

In one of the Al Pearce shows, where (as I remember it) he's being "picked out of the audience" he's referred to as "C.B. Kitzel."
"What's the C.B. stand for?"
"COULD be...."

("COULD be..." was one of his catchphrases.)
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Re: Mr. Kitzel's first name

Postby helloagain » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:49 pm

More confusion...Hoo hoo hoooooo!
"Hey, Jackson, does Fred Allen always talk through his nose?"

"Yes, Phil. He's the only comedian who tells 'em and smells 'em at the same time!"
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