Saturday, November 22, 2008

Irving Brecher, R.I.P.

Irving Brecher and Groucho Marx

Irv Brecher was quick with a quip
his writing both witty and hip
He dotted "Go West"
with bon mot and jest
each gag "At the Circus" a pip

For radio wrote "Life of Riley"
his humor martini mixed dryly
A comic savant
like Oscar Levant
his rep as a writer's held highly

William Bendix reads "The Life Of Riley"

For a link to an article on and interview with comedy
Irving Brecher, click here. For his N.Y. Times
obituary, click
here. And his L.A. Times obit, here

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