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The Columbia Years: 1922-1940 One of the all-time show-biz giants-in 1929, Variety estimated Eddie Cantor was the second-wealthiest man in the business — the saucer...The Columbia Years: 1922-1940Reissues One of the all-time show-biz giants-in 1929, Variety estimated Eddie Cantor was the second-wealthiest man in the business — the saucer...1994-06-17
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The Columbia Years: 1922-1940

Genre: Reissues; Lead Performer: Eddie Cantor; Producer (group): Columbia/Legacy

One of the all-time show-biz giants-in 1929, Variety estimated Eddie Cantor was the second-wealthiest man in the business — the saucer-eyed song-and-dance man mixed sentimentality with impish humor. His expansive rendering of ”Mandy” and sweetly subdued ”When My Ship Comes In,” highpoints of the two-disc set The Columbia Years: 1922-1940, evoke a bygone era of master showmanship. But many of his early comic novelties — like ”Goo-Goo-Good-Night Dear!” — haven’t aged as well. B

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