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Main DVD Amos pt.1 5 discs (Text) 31307017869647 Storage Available -
Westside DVD Amos pt.2 4 discs (Text) 31307017869654 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 754309011709
  • Physical Description: 9 videodiscs (1320 minutes) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Platinum ed.
  • Publisher: Fort Lauderdale, FL : Education 2000, ind., [2005?]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the radio program created by Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll.
Includes 44 uncut episodes of the television program originally broadcast on CBS between 1951 and 1953.
Formatted Contents Note:
disk 1. Getting momma married 1 & 1 ; Andy buys a house ; The happy Stevens ; Arabia -- disk 2. Andy plays Santa Claus ; The broken clock ; The Winslow woman ; Call LeHigh 4-9000 ; Leroy lends a hand -- disk 3. Birthday card ; Relatives ; Kingfish's last friend ; Quo vadis ; Andy falls in love with an actress -- disk 4. Sapphire disappears ; The gun ; The turkey dinner ; Superfine brush ; Cousin Effie's will --disk 5. Hospitalization ; The antique shop ; Rare coin ; Young girl's mother ; The girl upstairs -- disk 6. Amos helps out ; The ballet tickets ; The diner ; The engagement ring ; Andy gets a telegram -- disk 7. The adoption ; Leroy's suits ; The convention ; Ready made family ; Kingfish gets drafted -- disk 8. Traffic violations ; The society party ; Kingfish's secretary ; The new neighbors ; Vacation --disk 9. Eyeglasses ; Seeing is believing ; Viva la France ; The boarder .
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Written variously by Bob Ross, Dave Schwartz, Joe Connelly, Bob Mosher, Paul West, and Jay Sommers.
Participant or Performer Note:
Alvin Childress (Amos) ; Spencer Williams, Jr. (Andy) ; Tim Moore (Kingfish) ; Ernestine Wade (Sapphire) ; Amanda Randolph (Mama) ; Johnny Lee (Calhoun).
Summary, etc.:
Chronicles the comic adventures of Amos Jones and Andrew H. Brown, two Harlem black men trying to make it in Harlem. Their lives are complicated by the schemes of the Kingfish.
System Details Note:
DVD
Subject: African American men > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
City and town life > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Nineteen fifties > Drama.
Genre: Television comedies.
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