Al Pearce and His Gang

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


106785. Al Pearce and His Gang. February 6, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Grape-Nuts. The cast does, "The Story Of Gone With The Wind." "Elmur Blurt" sells his dog, "Square Shooter." Al "interviews" Bill Comstock as, "Tizzie Lish." "This Mis-Information Quiz Basket." Al Pearce, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Arlene Harris, Bill Comstock, John Hasty (writer), Jean Hasty (writer), Bill Wright. 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39584. Al Pearce and His Gang. October 11, 1939. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. The first show of the season, the first show on the CBS net. "Elmer Blurt" takes his little brother "Orson" with him to sell corsets. Possibly dated October 1, 1939. Al Pearce, Arlene Harris, Donn Reed (tenor), Gary Breckner (narrator), Marie Green and Her Merry Men. 29:35. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

3134. Al Pearce and His Gang. November 7, 1939. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. Elmer Burt, the low pressure salesman, tries to sell the Ajax Fire Extinguisher. One song has been deleted. Al Pearce, Arlene Harris, Billy House, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Donn Reed (tenor), Marie Green and Her Merry Men, Mel Blanc. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

39585. Al Pearce and His Gang. January 24, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. A satire of radio programming. Elmer Blurt ("the low pressure salesman") tries to sell toothbrushes. Artie Auerbach as Mr. Kitzel. Al Pearce, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Arlene Harris, Marie Green and Her Merry Men, Artie Auerbach, Dick Lane, Wendell Niles (announcer). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

39586. Al Pearce and His Gang. January 31, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. Elmer Blurt ("the low pressure salesman") tries to sell shoes. Artie Auerbach as Mr. Kitzel. First 26:28 (of a 29:30 show) only. Al Pearce, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Mel Blanc, Rafael Mendez (trumpet), Arlene Harris, Wendell Niles (announcer), Marie Green and Her Merry Men, Artie Auerbach. 26:28. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

39617. Al Pearce and His Gang. February 7, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. Elmer Blurt ("the low pressure salesman") tries to sell hot dogs. Artie Auerbach as Mr. Kitzel. Al Pearce, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Arlene Harris, Wendell Niles (announcer), Marie Green and Her Merry Men, Artie Auerbach. 29:49. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

39587. Al Pearce and His Gang. February 14, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. Elmer Blurt ("the low pressure salesman") tries selling Ladies Spring Clothes. Artie Auerbach as Mr. Kitzel. Al Pearce, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Arlene Harris, Marie Green and Her Merry Men, Artie Auerbach. 30:17. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

39588. Al Pearce and His Gang. February 21, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. Elmer Blurt ("the low pressure salesman") tries to sell imported soaps and perfumes. Al auditions new announcers to replace Wendell Niles (who announces the show). Artie Auerbach as Mr. Kitzel. Al Pearce, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Arlene Harris, Rafael Mendez (trumpet), Wendell Niles (announcer), Marie Green and Her Merry Men, Joe Forte, Artie Auerbach. 30:14. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

39589. Al Pearce and His Gang. February 28, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. Elmer Blurt ("the low pressure salesman") tries to sell barber shop supplies. First 24:42 only. Artie Auerbach as Mr. Kitzel. Al Pearce, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Wendell Niles (announcer), Artie Auerbach, Arlene Harris, Marie Green and Her Merry Men. 10323A1. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

39590. Al Pearce and His Gang. March 6, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. Elmer Blurt ("the low pressure salesman") tries to sell insurance. Al Pearce, Gene Autry (guest), Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Wendell Niles (announcer), Arlene Harris, Marie Green and Her Merry Men. 29:42. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

39591. Al Pearce and His Gang. March 20, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. Elmer Blurt is working as a butler. Artie Auerbach as Mr. Kitzel. Al Pearce, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Wendell Niles (announcer), Arlene Harris, Marie Green and Her Merry Men, Artie Auerbach. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

39615. Al Pearce and His Gang. March 27, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. Elmer Blurt ("the low pressure salesman") tries to find work as a plumber. Artie Auerbach as Mr. Kitzel. The first 26:37 of the program only. Al Pearce, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Rafael Mendez (trumpet), Arlene Harris, Marie Green and Her Merry Men, Wendell Niles (announcer), Artie Auerbach. 26:37. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

39616. Al Pearce and His Gang. April 3, 1940. CBS net. Sponsored by: Dole Pineapple. The last show of the series. Carl Hoff and His Orchestra play the show's theme song in its entirety. Elmer Blurt ("the low pressure salesman") tries to sell dental supplies. Artie Auerbach as Mr. Kitzel. Al Pearce, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra, Rafael Mendez (trumpet), Arlene Harris, Wendell Niles (announcer), Marie Green and Her Merry Men, Artie Auerbach. 29:58. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

Report contains 13 programs.