Author: Karla

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Listen Online

There are a number of sites where you can see what’s going on down in Pine Ridge any time you like. Here are a few that host the audio files…

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Jot ‘Em Down Journal

The Jot ‘Em Down Journal is a magazine that was published by the National Lum and Abner Society from 1984 to 2007. You can access back issues (for free!) at

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Comic Strip

Check out the ongoing adventures of Lum and Abner by subscribing (for free!) to Donnie Pitchford’s comic strip. You can even get up to speed by visiting the comic archives.

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Dreaming Out Loud (1940)

Dreaming Out Loud was Lum and Abner’s first film. It is set in Pine Ridge, but most of the characters are different from the ones in the radio series. It is an hour and 20 minutes long and is embedded here from Internet Archives. Enjoy!

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Midwest Economy Travel Agency

We recommend Trip 16-B. Travel clear to Cherry Hill and back for only $6.95. We leave picturesque Pine Ridge at 6:30 a.m. and spin down the beautiful highway…

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Lum Ed’ards

Lum is quite the entrepreneur and has held a variety of positions over the years. He also fancies himself a philosopher and is able to come up with an ol’ Ed’ards sayin’ appropriate for just about any circumstance.

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The Bashful Bachelor (1942)

The Bashful Bachelor was Lum and Abner’s second movie, released in 1942. As the title suggests, the plot revolves around Lum’s romantic problems. It is an hour and 18 minutes long and is embedded here from the Internet Archives. Enjoy!

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Two Weeks to Live (1943)

Two Weeks to Live was Lum and Abner’s third film. It’s a rather convoluted plot involving an inherited railroad, a mistaken medical diagnoses, and a series of ridiculous stunts. It is an hour and 14 minutes long and is embedded here from Internet Archives. Enjoy!

So This Is Washington
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So This Is Washington (1943)

So This Is Washington was Lum and Abner’s fourth movie and, as the title suggests, takes place in Washington D.C. It is just over an hour long and is embedded here from Internet Archives. Enjoy!

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Goin’ To Town (1944)

Goin’ To Town was Lum and Abner’s fifth movie. It deals with an oil strike in Pine Ridge and a trip to Chicago. I have not been able to find it in an embeddable format. You can listen to the audio from the movie online.