The Amos 'n Andy Show: Season 3, Episode 5

The Kingfish Buys a Chair (3 Nov. 1953)

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The Kingfish and Andy strike it rich when a chair they accidentally buy at auction turns out to be stuffed with $100,000.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Alvin Childress ...
Spencer Williams ...
Andy (as Spencer Williams Jr.)
Tim Moore ...
Ernestine Wade ...
Johnny Lee ...
Nick Stewart ...
Lightnin' (as Nick O'Demus)
Amanda Randolph ...
Norman Budd ...
Joe (as Tony Ward)


The Kingfish and Andy strike it rich when a chair they accidentally buy at auction turns out to be stuffed with $100,000.

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3 November 1953 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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[opening narration]
Amos Jones: [voice-over, as we watch two hoods blow open a safe at the Universal Investment Co] Hello, folks. This is Amos. You know it's strange that something that happened five years ago and three-thousand miles away from New York could ever affect the Kingfish and Andy, but believe it or not - it did.
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