Timeless Media Group has made a last-minute announcement that November 25th
will see the release of The Red Skelton Show - The Ultimate Collection
. This 8-disc set is authorized by Red Skelton's estate, and will have over 960 minutes of material at a cost of $89.98 though Amazon
. Here's the studio description, followed by the package art:
Red Skelton - The Ultimate Collection - 8 DVD Set - Authorized by the Red Skelton Estate! OVER 16 HOURS! Among America's great comedians, Red Skelton is certainly the most beloved, along with his gallery of characters, including Clem Kadiddlehopper, San Fernando Red, and of course, Freddie the Freeloader. Red Skelton entertained us with his charm, wit and warmth for decades, on stage, on radio, in the movies, and on his hit television program. Movie and television stars lined up to appear on his television show, week after week, year after year, entertaining us and themselves in funny sits with Red. This very special 8 DVD box set brings you the very best of Red Skelton, 35 complete television shows in all. As a special bonus, we have included Red's movie trailers, his live stage performance in Sparks, Nevada, Red entertaining the troops and performing his moving rendition of the Pledge of Allegiance. One of the most complete collections of Red Skelton shows ever, it is authorized by the Red Skelton Estate and includes the original music of David Rose and his Orchestra.