SHOWS DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1941

Duffy’s Tavern was a popular radio situation comedy which ran for a decade on
several networks (CBS, 1941–1942; NBC-Blue Network, 1942–1944; NBC, 1944–
1951), concluding with the December 28, 1951 broadcast. The program featured
celebrity guests visiting the tavern managed by Archie, portrayed by Ed Gardner,
the writer/actor who co-created the series.


From left: Ed Gardner (Archie) and guest star Cary
Grant during a visit to Duffy’s Tavern.

 

 

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