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You Asked For It Volume 2

Viewers odd requests are answered in four (more) episodes of this renowned "Believe It Or Not"- type show.
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 57 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: November 29, 2005
  • Originally Released: 1950
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring Art Baker

Description by OLDIES.com:

A wonderful snapshot of what Americans were curious about in the 50s, "You Asked For It" debuted in 1950 and continued offering its special "believe-it-or-not" brand of entertainment on ABC until 1959. Attempts were made to revive the show in the 1980s and 90s, but were unsuccessful in capturing the wide-eyed wonder and innocence of the original series. Each week for nearly a decade, inquiring viewers from all over the country wrote in requesting to see the strange and bizarre. The show's producers delivered it all, from the sublime to the ridiculous, the heart-lifting to the heart-stopping, and everything in between!

Episode 1: Pin-up models that come to life; award-winning canaries; Hawaiian cowboys; and an "Our Gang" cast reunion!

Episode 2: A race between an abacus and an electric calculator; phony spiritualists exposed; Calypso Joe; and TV wrestler Gorgeous George using his brains!

Episode 3: Nevarre the Fire-Eater; touring the homes of Hollywood Stars; Mr. America; Aunt Nelly of Knott's Berry Farm; World Champion horseshoe pitching; and Buddy Ebsen dances with sister Vilma!

Episode 4: Maldo the Escape Artist; a German Oompah Band; milking poisonous snakes; world's largest collection of miniatures; and a recreation of the Sullivan/La Savant fight in Paris!

Plot Keywords:

Series | Vintage

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  • Sales Rank: 9,345
  • UPC: 089218492296
  • Shipping Weight: 0.23/lbs (approx)
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