The Eddie Cantor Show
Volume Number: 1

Episode Count: 82

Catalog # C-ECAN-1

Eddie Cantor (January 31, 1892 October 10, 1964) was a comedian, singer, actor, songwriter, and one of the most popular entertainers in the United States of America in the early and middle 20th century. His nickname was "Banjo Eyes."

Cantor was born as Edward Israel Iskovitz in New York City, the son of Russian Jewish immigrants. He was orphaned in childhood and made a living entertaining for coins on the city streets of Manhattan's Lower-East-Side.