Blondie

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.


89032. Blondie. October 30, 1939. CBS net. Sponsored by: Camels. There's going to be a fashion show, so Blondie and Dagwood go shopping...for a new suit of clothes for Dagwood. Starting at an elegant emporium, the Bumsteads wind up at a Jewish men's store. Dagwood winds up as, "The Well-Dressed Man!" The theme song is played with a slow and swinging tempo, unlike the frantic arrangement of later years. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Billy Artz (conductor), Chic Young (creator). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

89033. Blondie. November 6, 1939. CBS net. "Blondie and The Model Home. Sponsored by: Camels. Blondie's Aunt Bessie and Uncle Gideon Sneevle are moved into the new house built by Mr. Dithers. They're supposed to be a loving couple with warm soft lights, but are hardly that! Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Hanley Stafford, Billy Artz (conductor), Chic Young (creator). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

89034. Blondie. December 25, 1939. CBS net. Sponsored by: Camels. "A Christmas Carol," by Charles Dickens, as through the eyes of Dag Cratchit. Mr. Dithers is Ebenezer Scrooge, of course. Bill Goodwin (announcer), Leone LeDoux, Hanley Stafford, Billy Artz (conductor), Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Chic Young (creator). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

89035. Blondie. April 1, 1940. CBS net. "Blondie and The April Fool's Birthday". Sponsored by: Camels. Blondie's microphone is incorrectly on a filter for the first minutes of the show. It's April Fool's day...and Dagwood's birthday. Bill Goodwin (announcer), Leone LeDoux, Hanley Stafford, Billy Artz (conductor), Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Chic Young (creator). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84128. Blondie. April 15, 1940. CBS net. "Blondie's Formal Garden". Sponsored by: Camels (Camels burn 25% slower). Dagwood buys a whole truckload of seeds...for only $25! A retelling of, "Jack and The Beanstalk." Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Leone LeDoux (as all three Bumstead children), Chic Young (creator). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

89036. Blondie. April 22, 1940. CBS net. "Blondie and The Open Road". Sponsored by: Camels. Dagwood has bought a trailer and names it, "The Gypsy Queen." Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Leone LeDoux, Hanley Stafford, Ashmead Scott (writer, director), Billy Artz (conductor), Chic Young (creator). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

89037. Blondie. May 13, 1940. CBS net. "Blondie Saves The Company Party". Sponsored by: Camels (Camels burn 25% slower). The J.C. Dither's Construction Company's Annual Get-Together and Social is about to be celebrated. Dagwood is not only on the entertainment committee, he IS the entertainment committee. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Hanley Stafford, Billy Artz (conductor), Chic Young (creator). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1592. Blondie. December 30, 1940. CBS net, WWL, New Orleans aircheck. Sponsored by: Camel Cigarettes (some commercials deleted). Blondie's kleptomaniac uncle comes for a visit. The date is subject to correction. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Chic Young (creator). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Poor. Otherwise complete.

66147. Blondie. October 11, 1943. Program #4. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie Buys A Lot". Blondie bought a vacant lot, and boy, did she get stuck! The lot is 150' by 4', and comes with a built in argument with Mr. Hooligan! The date is approximate. Arthur Lake, Harlow Wilcox, Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra (music fill), Chic Young (creator). 28:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64162. Blondie. December 27, 1943. "Blondie Cures Insomnia". Sponsored by: Super Suds. Mr. Dithers has insomnia and a case of nerves. The Bumsteads suggest a relaxing drive in the country. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Hanley Stafford, Elvia Allman, Howard Petrie (announcer), Chic Young (creator). 26:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

95555. Blondie. February 21, 1944. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie Demands A Refund". AFRS program name: "Front Line Theatre." A C.O.D. package arrives for someone else. Blondie and Dagwood try to return a bridge table. The date is subject to correction. Chic Young (creator), Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Jerry Wald and His Orchestra (AFRS music fill), Hans Conried. 28:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1591. Blondie. April 17, 1944. Program #5. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie Decorates The Office". Mr. Dithers, who has just returned from the hospital, fires Dagwood and hits him with his crutch. The date and story title are subject to correction. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Hanley Stafford, Frankie Carle and His Orchestra (music fill), Chic Young (creator). 30:01. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

104663. Blondie. April 24, 1944. Program #6. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Blondie and Dagwood have a disagreement after dinner. The soup was a bit too salty. Mr. Dithers is imitated by a trombone for 2 seconds; a very clever radio device. Dagwood saves a seat on the bus for "Miss Zaftig." A better-than-usual "Blondie" show. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Lenny Conn and His Orchestra (music fill), Chic Young (creator), Tommy Cook, Ken Niles (announcer). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

86500. Blondie. June 16, 1944. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Dagwood brags he's going to be the first one to jump into a freezing river. The system cue and some music fill has been deleted. The date is subject to correction since it's hard to find a freezing river in June. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Tommy Cook, Hanley Stafford, Frank Nelson, Chic Young (creator). 28:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

40179. Blondie. June 19, 1944. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Dagwood captures the rarest fly in the world....the $2000 Goomis Fly! Arthur Lake, Hanley Stafford, Hans Conried, Penny Singleton, Chic Young (creator). 24:33. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

697. Blondie. June 19, 1944. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie's Beautiful Dreamer". Dagwood develops the ability to foresee the future by dreaming, Mr. Dithers decides to find out who's going to win the big race tomorrow. Arthur Lake, Hanley Stafford, Penny Singleton, Lenny Conn and His Orchestra (AFRS music fill), Chic Young (creator). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

493. Blondie. July 21, 1944. Program #15. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie Calls The Plumber". Dagwood, Mr. Dithers, and a lovely female plumber (named Vivian Oblivion) try to fix a broken pipe. The first show on the Blue net for a 13 week run. Arthur Lake, Hanley Stafford, Lenny Conn and His Orchestra (music fill), Penny Singleton, Chic Young (creator). 30:04. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

8067. Blondie. August 18, 1944. Program #19. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie and The Secret Poker Game". When will Dagwood and Mr. Dithers learn to tell Blondie the truth? Will it be a poker game or a sick friend? Arthur Lake, Hanley Stafford, Chic Young (creator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

22592. Blondie. September 17, 1944. Program #22. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie's Husband Forgets Himself". Dagwood has a football accident and loses his memory. Arthur Lake, Don Wilson, Lenny Conn and His Orchestra (music fill), Penny Singleton, Hanley Stafford, Chic Young (creator). 30:01. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

43129. Blondie. October 8, 1944. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie Meets Baby Snooks". Alexander seems to be bored with everything, and then Baby Snooks comes into his life! Ken Niles (announcer), Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Tommy Cook, Hanley Stafford, Fanny Brice, Lenny Conn and His Orchestra (music fill), Chic Young (creator). 28:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

38277. Blondie. October 15, 1944. Program #20. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie Feuds With Woodley". Dagwood battles with neighbor Herb Woodley over borrowed tools and property lines. Arthur Lake, Hanley Stafford, Lenny Conn and His Orchestra (music fill), Penny Singleton, Tommy Cook, Chic Young (creator). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

93978. Blondie. December 3, 1944. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie Frames Her Husband". Mr. Dithers takes a poke at a tough guy. It's a set up by a competior in Sherman City who wants Dithers in jail. Blondie frames Dagwood so he'll go to jail! Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Hanley Stafford, Ken Niles (announcer), Chic Young (creator). 26:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

40149. Blondie. April 11, 1945. Program #10 (?). CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie Meets Society". Mrs. Trallafran, the fat lady who's very "big" in social circles, is visiting Blondie for tea and possible membership in the "Leisure Club." The AFRS fill and closing have been deleted. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Hanley Stafford, Ken Niles (announcer), Chic Young (creator). 27:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

110837. Blondie. April 29, 1945. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Dagwood gets on the scale one moring and soon finds himself on a diet. The AFRS music fill has been deleted. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Tommy Cook, Chic Young (creator), Ken Niles (announcer), Hanley Stafford, Elvia Allman. 25:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

64470. Blondie. June 1945. CBS net. Sponsored by: Super Suds (much of the commercials have been deleted). Alexander is getting ready to go to camp for the first time. The program was rebroadcast on, "Same Time, Same Station" (see cat. #18224). The date is approximate. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Ken Niles (announcer), Hanley Stafford, Chic Young (creator). 22:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

44629. Blondie. July 28, 1946. Program #19. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie Learns To Rhumba". Dagwood and Mr. Dithers are forced to take Rhumba lessons from "Lolita." AFRS program name, "Front Line Theatre." Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Truman Bradley (AFRS host), Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra (music fill), Chic Young (creator). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47471. Blondie. July 27, 1947. CBS net. "Blondie Plans A Vacation". Sponsored by: Super Suds, Lustre Creme Shampoo, Palmolive Soap. Everyone has a different idea of where to spend the family vacation this year. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Hanley Stafford, Howard Petrie (announcer), John L. Green (writer), Norma Jean Nilsson, Chic Young (creator). 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

3478. Blondie. 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Super Suds, Colgate Toothpaste, Lustre Creme Shampoo. Alexander runs away from home and joins the circus. Arthur Lake, Chic Young (creator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59974. Blondie. February 15, 1948. CBS net. Sponsored by: Palmolive Soap, Super Suds, Lustre Creme Shampoo. It's Friday the thirteenth and Dagwood's accident insurance policy has lapsed. Trying to stay safe, Dagwood finds himself at a dangerous construction site! Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Hanley Stafford, Verne Smith (announcer), John L. Green (writer), Howard Petrie (announcer), Chic Young (creator). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

49601. Blondie. November 3, 1948. Program #61. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Blondie and 'The Tattletale'". Alexander decides to earn his own money, and starts a gossip newspaper. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Hanley Stafford, Elvia Allman, Chic Young (creator). 25:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49602. Blondie. November 17, 1948. Program #63. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Dagwood wants a new car, but after selling his old one, he finds himself with no car! Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Elvia Allman, Frank Nelson, Hanley Stafford, Chic Young (creator). 25:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

4023. Blondie. December 15, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Super Suds, Colgate Toothpaste. Dagwood tries to find out what the kids want for Christmas, without much success. The last four minutes of the program have been deleted. Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Chic Young (creator). 25:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

52940. Blondie. 1949. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The Bumstead and Dithers families are in Paris. Dagwood is going to fight a duel (with sawed off shotguns in a phone booth!). The system cue has been deleted. Arthur Lake, Ann Rutherford, Hanley Stafford, Chic Young (creator). 29:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

89038. Blondie. February 9, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Super Suds, Lustre Creme Shampoo. Alexander seems high-strung and nervous. Dagwood's diagnosis is "dames." Should he send a Valentine's card to Sylvia or Ginger? Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton, Jeffrey Silver, Elvia Allman, Hanley Stafford, John L. Green (writer), Howard Petrie (announcer), Chic Young (creator). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49015. Blondie. March 9, 1949. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Dagwood is determined to raise his own chickens, one of which swallows a diamond! Blondie does not appear on the show! As of March 23, 1949, Penny Singleton was replaced by Ann Rutherford. The program opening and closing have been deleted. Arthur Lake, Frank Nelson, Elvia Allman, Hanley Stafford, Chic Young (creator). 25:35. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

108953. Blondie. March 23, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Super Suds (with "Pyray"). Blondie wants a new dress, but is $85 too expensive? Dagwood decides to sew a dress himself! The first 14:15 only. Arthur Lake, Chic Young (creator), Penny Singleton (?), Jeffrey Silver, Howard Petrie (announcer), Elvia Allman, Hanley Stafford (briefly). 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

110759. Blondie. November 18, 1949. ABC net. Sustaining. Dagwood tries to get an antique transit away from Mr. Dithers so he can resell it at a profit. Arthur Lake, Ann Rutherford, Hanley Stafford, John L. Green (writer), Elvia Allman, Chic Young (creator), Eddie Pola (producer, director), Lou Lubin (music), Lou Cook (announcer). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

4024. Blondie. February 16, 1950. ABC net. Sponsored by: Ford. Alexander decides that he's the greatest actor to stride the boards since the days of the Bard. Arthur Lake, Ann Rutherford, Jeffrey Silver, Elvia Allman, Hanley Stafford, John L. Green (writer), Chic Young (creator), G. Taylor (producer, director), Ed Begley (commercial spokesman). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104577. Blondie. March 2, 1950. Program #95. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Lover-Lips" Bumstead tries to bring romance into his marriage. Arthur Lake, Ann Rutherford, Chic Young (creator), Hanley Stafford, Jeffrey Silver, Elvia Allman. 29:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

110820. Blondie. April 20, 1950. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Dagwood and Mr. Dithers tell their wives that they're working late...but they're really out for a night on the town! The AFRS music fill has been deleted. Arthur Lake, Ann Rutherford, Hanley Stafford, Elvia Allman, Chic Young (creator). 23:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

61224. Blondie. January 6, 1952. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Dagwood loses an important package with $5000 in it. Now, where did he put it for safekeeping? The AFRS music fill has been deleted. Arthur Lake, Ann Rutherford, Hanley Stafford, Chic Young (creator). 24:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

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