Birds Eye Open House

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.


94237. Birds Eye Open House. October 12, 1944. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "How Many Hearts." Groucho and Dinah do their version of, "Gaslight." Dinah Shore, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Harry Von Zell (announcer). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21807. Birds Eye Open House. October 19, 1944. Program #40. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Dance With The Dolly With A Hole In Her Stocking." "Sugarthroat" Burns sings, "April Showers." AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore." Butterfly McQueen, Dinah Shore, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry Von Zell, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer). 29:58. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

21809. Birds Eye Open House. November 9, 1944. Program #43. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The cast performs Von Zell's opera "La Trollyata." AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore." Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Lauritz Melchior, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Joseph Lilley Chorus. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21810. Birds Eye Open House. November 30, 1944. Program #46. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "How Many Hearts Have You Broken?" Guest Jack Carson imitates Frank Sinatra. AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore." Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Jack Carson, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra. 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21806. Birds Eye Open House. December 12, 1944. Program #39. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "How Many Hearts Have You Broken?" Dinah and Groucho do a scene from what sounds like "Gaslight" and then sing a ad-lib filled duet. AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore." Harry Von Zell, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Butterfly McQueen, Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx. 30:13. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21808. Birds Eye Open House. December 26, 1944. Program #41. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?" "The Harry Von Zell Show," Eddie and Dinah sing a duet and remember the good old days when Dinah sang on Eddie's radio show. AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore." Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Butterfly McQueen, Dinah Shore, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra. 29:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10107. Birds Eye Open House. 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye Frosted Foods. The first tune is, "Why Must We Say Goodbye." Groucho has became a hypochondriac, Dinah tries some psychiatry. Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Ken Lane, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Four Hits. 28:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

47219. Birds Eye Open House. January 25, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Grape Nuts Flakes. The first tune is, "Candy." Guest Akim Tamiroff appears as an English Lord. Akim Tamiroff, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer), The Joseph Lilley Chorus. 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104633. Birds Eye Open House. February 2, 1945. Program #57. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time." Guest Frank Sinatra joins in the story of his life; lots of skinny jokes. Frank sings, "When Your Lover Has Gone." AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore's Open House." Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Joseph Lilley Chorus. 29:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

3952. Birds Eye Open House. March 8, 1945. Program #60. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Dinah sings and the cast does a hillbilly drama. AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore's Open House." The first tune is, "Saturday Night Is The Loneliest Night Of The Week." Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Arthur Treacher, Barbara Jo Allen (as "vera Vague"). 30:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47220. Birds Eye Open House. March 15, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time." Guest Groucho Marx joins the cast in, "Double Up, Here Comes The Indemnity," a satire of the murder movie, "Double Indemnity." Arnold Stang, Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer), The Joseph Lilley Chorus. 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43118. Birds Eye Open House. April 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Food. Guest Groucho Marx and the cast do, "The Patient Had Permanent Jaundice, or Now He's Forever Amber." Dr. Hackenbush rides again! Ginny Simms substitutes for Dinah Shore who is absent with her sick father. The first tune is, "Begin The Beguine." Arthur Q. Bryan, Ginny Simms, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10105. Birds Eye Open House. April 19, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye Frosted Foods. The first tune is, "You Won't Be Satisfied Until You Break My heart." The "Spirit Of Spring" returns Dinah and Groucho to their childhood. Dinah, Groucho, and Harry perform a Henry Aldrich script. Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Four Hits, The Ken Lane Chorus. 27:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

43119. Birds Eye Open House. May 3, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Food. The first tune is, "Candy." Dinah and Harry visit 79 Wistful Vista to visit Fibber McGee and Molly (the closet is heard!). Dinah Shore, Elvia Allman, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), Jim Jordan, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Marian Jordan, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45615. Birds Eye Open House. May 10, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Food. The first tune is, "A Kiss Goodnight Leads To Another." Guest Frank Sinatra says he's glad to be on, "Birdseed Open House." The story of "John's Other." Harry and Frank exercise together. Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45616. Birds Eye Open House. May 17, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Food, Chicklets (local). The first tune is, "Dream." Guest Groucho Marx ad libs to the point where Harry Von Zell asks him, "Are you using the same script I have?" Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra. 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42279. Birds Eye Open House. May 24, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birdseye, Gaines Dog Meal. Dinah's first tune is, "Good, Good, Good." What if Dinah had two husbands? (Harry Von Zell, Turhan Bey). Barbara Jo Allen appears as, "Vera Vague." Barbara Jo Allen, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer), Turhan Bey. 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42280. Birds Eye Open House. May 31, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birdseye, Gaines Dog Meal. Dinah's first song is, "El Rancho Rio Grande." Guest Alan Ladd tells about his early years and how he became a movie tough guy. The last show of the season. Alan Ladd, Arthur Q. Bryan, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Shirley Mitchell (?). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53080. Birds Eye Open House. September 6, 1945. Program #73. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Exactly Like You." AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore's Open House." The first show of the season. Guest Groucho Marx is trying to sell his hotel. Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra. 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42283. Birds Eye Open House. September 13, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Meal. Dinah's first song is, "The Atchison, Topeka, and The Santa Fe." Frank tells about his airplane factory, reconverted to producing washing machines! Dinah and her chaperone Harry Von Zell visit Frank Morgan ("The Wolf") in his sumptuous house. Quality upgrade, network, sponsored version of cat. #5371. Arthur Q. Bryan, Dinah Shore, Frank Morgan, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

5371. Birds Eye Open House. September 13, 1945. Program #74. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Dinah's first tune is, "The Atchison, Topeka, and The Santa Fe." Dinah and chaperone Harry Von Zell visit Frank Morgan (The Wolf) in his sumptuous house. Frank tells about his airplane factory, reconverted to producing washing machines! AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore." See cat. #42283 for a quality upgrade, network sponsored version. Arthur Q. Bryan, Dinah Shore, Frank Morgan, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer). 29:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42284. Birds Eye Open House. September 20, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Meal. Dinah's first tune is, "Paper Moon." Arthur Q. Bryan, Bill Goodwin, Dinah Shore, Frank Nelson, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), Joseph Cotten, The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42281. Birds Eye Open House. September 27, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birdseye, Gaines Dog Meal, Beeman's Pepsin Gum (local). Dinah's first tune is, "I'm Gonna Love That Man Like He's Never Been Loved Before." Guest Caesar Romero, just out of the Coast Guard, joins Dinah in a skit about a Coast Guard ship captained by a SPAR ("Captain Dinah"). Barbara Jo Allen appears as, "Vera Vague." The recording includes the start of, "Noah Webster Says." Barbara Jo Allen, Dinah Shore, Frank Nelson, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer), Cesar Romero. 31:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42286. Birds Eye Open House. October 4, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birdseye, Gaines Dog Meal. Dinah's first song is, "A Kiss Goodnight." The cast does a skit about life in the movie industry. Jerry Colonna sings a spectacular version of, "I Love You." Dinah Shore, Frank Nelson, Harry Von Zell, Jerry Colonna, The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra. 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

101709. Birds Eye Open House. October 11, 1945. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "Just A Blue Serge Suit." Groucho the [sychologist. Dinah and Grougho do a "Noel Coward" play. The first 21:39 of the program only. Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra. 21:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

43116. Birds Eye Open House. October 18, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog food. Network, sponsored version, quality upgrade of cat. #21811. The first tune is, "You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby." Guest Jack Carson and the cast do a satire of, "The House On 92nd Street." Barbara Jo Allen, Dinah Shore, Frank Nelson, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), Jack Carson, Ken Lane, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer), The Four Hits. 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21811. Birds Eye Open House. October 18, 1945. Program #79. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The cast does a satire of, "The House On 92nd Street." AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore." See cat. #43116 for a network, sponsored, quality upgrade version. Dinah Shore, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Jack Carson, Harry Von Zell, Frank Nelson, Barbara Jo Allen, Ken Lane. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

43117. Birds Eye Open House. October 25, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Food. The first tune is, "I'm Gonna Love That Guy Like He's Never Been Loved Before." The cast does a pioneer drama of old California. Barbara Jo Allen, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Hedda Hopper, Howard Harris (writer), Ken Lane, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43120. Birds Eye Open House. November 1, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Food. The first tune is, "Waitin' For The Train To Come In." Guest Rudy Vallee recalls his days at Yale. Dinah Shore, Frank Nelson, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Rudy Vallee, Sid Zelinka (writer), The Four Hits. 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43121. Birds Eye Open House. November 8, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Food. The first tune is, "Put That Ring On My Finger." Dinah and Harry go over to the house of guest Groucho Marx for dinner. Barbara Jo Allen, Dinah Shore, Frank Nelson, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21812. Birds Eye Open House. November 22, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye Foods, Gaines Dog Food. The first tune is, "But I Did." Groucho brings a live turkey to Dinah's house for Thanksgiving. Barbara Jo Allen, Dinah Shore, Frank Nelson, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer), The Ken Lane Chorus. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21813. Birds Eye Open House. December 6, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye Foods. The cast gets lost on the way to a Christmas parade. Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Verna Felton, Frank Nelson. 13 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

10108. Birds Eye Open House. December 20, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye Frosted Foods, Gaines Dog Food. George leaves Gracie to live with Dinah. Gracie does her famous, "Concerto For Index Finger." The program has been combined with "Maxwell House Coffee Time" for a one-hour special. Dinah Shore, George Burns, Gracie Allen, George Montgomery, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin, Harry Von Zell. 27 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

10109. Birds Eye Open House. December 27, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye Foods, Gaines Dog Food. The first tune is, "I Didn't Wanna." Dinah and Groucho are locked in a department store. Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), Sid Zelinka (writer), The Ken Lane Chorus, The Four Hits. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43130. Birds Eye Open House. January 3, 1946. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Food. The first tune is, "Aren't You Glad You're You." Guest Charles Laughton pays a sinister visit to Dinah's house. What happened to the cook and the butler? Arthur Q. Bryan, Barbara Jo Allen, Charles Laughton, Dinah Shore, Frank Nelson, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer), The Four Hits. 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43261. Birds Eye Open House. January 10, 1946. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Food. The first tune is, "Let It Snow." Guest Groucho Marx appears as "H. V. Kornenborn," in a series of "corny" skits. Harry trips over the announcement that Dinah has been named "Woman Of The Year" by the Associated Press. Arthur Q. Bryan, Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer), The Ken Lane Chorus. 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

69972. Birds Eye Open House. January 17, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Gaines Dog Food. 8:30 P.M. The first tune is, "Waitin' For The Train To Come In." "Fame" magazine gives Dinah an award as, "The Most Popular Female Singer in America" (for the fifth year in a row). Harry Von Zell is voted, "Most Popular Announcer." Guest Rudy Vallee tells about his youth down on the farm. Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell (announcer), The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Rudy Vallee. 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

12574. Birds Eye Open House. January 24, 1946. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Frank and Dinah in the year 1966. AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore's Open House." Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Frank Sinatra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

96333. Birds Eye Open House. January 31, 1946. Program #94. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Chickery Chick." Groucho sings, "Hooray For Captain Spulding" and joins Dinah for a skit aboard a Mississippi river boat. Watch out for Groucho's floating puns. AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore Open House." See cat. #21814 for a network, sponsored version that is not complete. Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Sigmund Friedman (piano), Frank Nelson, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Ken Lane Chorus. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21814. Birds Eye Open House. January 31, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye Foods, La France. A Mississippi riverboat skit. Groucho sings, "Hooray For Captain Spaulding." The last fifteen minutes of the program only. See cat. #96333 for an AFRS rebroadcast of this program that is the complete show. Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Frank Nelson, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Ken Lane Chorus. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97402. Birds Eye Open House. February 14, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. 8:30 P.M. What if Dinah and Kay (both from the South) were married? It's a clever musical, with Hrry Von Zell singing along as their son, "Mason Dixon." Dinah Shore, Kay Kyser, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra. 16:02. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpts.

43262. Birds Eye Open House. February 21, 1946. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Sateena. The first tune is, "Let It Snow." Guest Groucho Marx tries to sign the Forbschneider Ink Company as a sponsor, which somehow turns into a parody of "The Quiz Kids," "The Chicago Round Table," and "People Are Funny!" Joe Lilly substitutes for Robert Emmett Dolan. Dinah Shore, Frank Nelson, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Howard Harris (writer), Joseph Lilley, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sid Zelinka (writer), The Ken Lane Chorus. 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45793. Birds Eye Open House. February 28, 1946. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, La France Bluing. The first tune is, "Personality." Dinah Shore, Harriet Hilliard, Harry Von Zell, Ken Lane, Ozzie Nelson, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Four Hits. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45794. Birds Eye Open House. March 14, 1946. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "Why Must We Say Goodbye." Guest Groucho Marx is plagued by germs. "Mr. Bacteria" tries to help. Dinah looks into Groucho's past to find the trouble! A few seconds are missing due to disc turnover. Arthur Q. Bryan, Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra. 29:25. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

64190. Birds Eye Open House. March 21, 1946. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye Foods, Sateena. West coast broadcast. The first tune is, "Atlanta, G.A." The Gooplefinc organization wants Dinah and guest Joan Davis to join. Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Joan Davis, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Four Hits, Ken Lane. 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64189. Birds Eye Open House. March 21, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye Foods, Sateena. East coast broadcast. The first tune is, "Atlanta, G. A." The Gooplefinc organization wants Dinah and guest Joan Davis to join. Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Joan Davis, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Four Hits, Ken Lane. 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

94239. Birds Eye Open House. April 25, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune heard is, "Lady Of Spain." Dinah Shore is not heard. The program is described (more than once) as, "The Birds Eye Open House Rehearsal." Groucho has a cold and goes to the doctor, then sings, "Dr. Hackenbush." Marilyn Maxwell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Harry Von Zell (announcer), The Ken Lane Chorus, Groucho Marx, Frank Nelson, John Brown. 26:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

10106. Birds Eye Open House. April 25, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye Frosted Foods. Dinah "can't appear" on the show, so Marilyn Maxwell substitutes. The first tune is, "Lady Of Spain." Groucho isn't feeling well, so Harry tries to "cure" him. Groucho sings his famous "Dr. Hackenbush" song. Marilyn Maxwell, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, The Ken Lane Chorus, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra. 26:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

42515. Birds Eye Open House. May 9, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, La France. The first tune is, "Shoo Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy." Guest Peter Lorre joins Harry and Dinah as vampires! Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Frank Nelson, Victor Young and His Orchestra, Peter Lorre, Ken Lane, The Four Hits. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45795. Birds Eye Open House. May 16, 1946. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, Sateena. The first tune is, "Who's Sorry Now?" Guest Groucho Marx and Dinah try to "poison" Harry with a hamburger...and then they try to shoot him! Dinah Shore, Groucho Marx, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Four Hits, The Ken Lane Chorus. 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45796. Birds Eye Open House. May 23, 1946. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, La France Bluing. The first tune is, "Coax Me A Little Bit." Guest is Richard Green, a movie leading man from Britain. Betty Lou Gerson, Dinah Shore, Gale Gordon, Harry Von Zell, Richard Green, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Ken Lane Chorus. 26:20. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

42514. Birds Eye Open House. March 28, 1948. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Birds Eye, La France. The first tune is, "I Never Know." Guest Andy Russell decides to change his character and becomes aggressive. Dinah, Harry and Andy do a fine imitation of The Andrews Sisters. The correct date is possiblt from 1945 or 1946. Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Ken Christy, Andy Russell, Ken Lane, The Four Hits, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra. 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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