Hillbilly Banquet

Bob Albano sent me this picture of Bergen & McCarthy. It's from their movie short, "Pure Feud". I agree with Bob when he wrote, "I like the way Charlie dresses appropriately for the hillbilly banquet, but Bergen looks uncomfortably out of place."
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And now we know more about this scene. Here's a followup from Bob: "Charlie is in one of the feuding families: The McCarthy's vs. the Jenkins. Bergen is a visitor from the city who has come to the 'quiet' countryside to rest his nerves. That explains the difference in garb!"
The following website has the video available directly:


  1. Anonymous2/22/2011

    I enjoyed this corny bit of movie footage! Remember, this is way back when, and they did a nice job of it. Thanks for putting it up for us, Clinton! Things haven't changed all that much over the years. Jeff Dunham and his guys are on the same track, as Edgar Bergan and Charlie McCarthy were way back then! I'm gonna chuckle awhile over this bit. Joe " Capt. Joe" Radle

  2. No Joe things a haven't changed much but isn't it fun