Blue Ribbon Town

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.


54046. Blue Ribbon Town. January 29, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. Groucho's getting married to Barbara Jo Allen (as Vera Vague). What will family life be like in the Marx-Vague household? One minute is missing from the middle of the program. Groucho Marx, Ken Niles (announcer), Barbara Jo Allen, Dick Mack (director), Fay McKenzie, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Leo Gorcey, Bill Days. 28:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

54045. Blue Ribbon Town. February 5, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program originates from the Milwaukee Auditorium. The cast visits the Milwaukee of one hundred years ago. G. Boone Marx is "the roughest, toughest, hombre in town." Groucho sings, "Don't Forget There's A War Going On." Gene Tierney (guest), Fay McKenzie, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Leo Gorcey, Bill Days, Groucho Marx, Durward Kirby (announcer). 27:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

54047. Blue Ribbon Town. February 12, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program originates from the Shrine Mosque, Peoria Illinois. The cast looks at what America will be like one hundred years in the future. Groucho Marx, Gene Tierney (guest), Durward Kirby (announcer), Dick Mack (director), Fay McKenzie, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Leo Gorcey, Bill Days. 28:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

7242. Blue Ribbon Town. February 26, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer. Everyone wants to quit Groucho's show and work for guest Jack Benny. Fay McKenzie, Groucho Marx, Jack Benny, Ken Niles (announcer), Leo Gorcey, Bill Day (vocal), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dick Mack (director). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

99423. Blue Ribbon Town. July 29, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. A tribute to Jimmy McHugh. The first tune is, "I Feel A Song Coming On." Guest Sophie Tucker sings, "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" and, "When My Sugar Walks Down The Street." One of the commercials is spoken in rhyme by a coloratura soprano. Ken Niles (announcer), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Sophie Tucker. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 5 programs.