Speaking of Radio

Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden


Edgar Bergen

Edgar Bergen

Recorded February 20th, 1975 - 46 min

Ventriloquist who took his act to radio in 1936 and entertained listeners for nearly twenty years. We met in his Sunset Boulevard office in Hollywood, California to talk about his long and distinguished career. Near the end of our visit we were joined by Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd.  Charlie and Mortimer were ageless, but Mr. Bergen was 72 at the time of our conversation.  He died September 30, 1978 at age 75.

Edgar Bergen was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1990.

Charlie McCarthy Show 12/3/44 - Guest Don Ameche

Did you enjoy the interview? Listen to an AFRS Rebroadcast of the Charlie McCarthy Show of December 3rd, 1944.