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    St. George and the Dragonet Gold Record Award (Capitol Records, 1953). "We just want to get the facts, sir." Stan Freberg and Daws Butler wrote a comedy record that combined St. George the Dragon with the hit radio/TV show Dragnet. It starred Stan Freberg, Daws Butler, June Foray, and Hy Averback. Recorded on 8/26/53 and released on 9/21/53, it sold one million copies in three weeks, claiming the number one spot on both the Billboard and Cashbox record charts. . This is the Gold Record Award presented to Stan Freberg. Stan Freberg is the artist, but also listed on the record are Daws Butler and June Foray. The plaque reads "A Tribute to Stan Freberg Whose Capitol Record 'St. George and the Dragonet' Sold Over One Million Copies." This is one of the most important comedy record awards in recording history! Also included is a vintage personal photo of Stan sitting on a soundstage with Jack Webb of Dragnet fame. The record is framed to 12.5" x 14.5", and the photo is framed to 12" x 15". Both frames have minor handling wear. Overall condition is Fine.

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    December, 2016
    10th-11th Saturday-Sunday
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