Speaking of Radio

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


Candy Candido

Recorded June 14th, 1988 - 51 min

Actor and musician whose long career brought him to the attention of radio audiences by way of the Jimmy Durante Show where he was known for the catch-phrase, “I’m feeling mighty low!” He tells how that came about and talks about Durante’s “Mrs. Calabash.” He was born on Christmas Day, 1913 and was 74 at the time of our conversation in his home in Burbank, California. He died May 19, 1999 at age 85.

Jimmy Durante Show - 12/24/47 - Guest is Margaret O'Brien

Did you enjoy the interview? Listen to Candy Candido in a supporting role on the Jimmy Durante Show from Christmas Eve, December 24th, 1947.