Bond Drive For The Cruiser Los Angeles

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

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69421. Bond Drive For The Cruiser Los Angeles. June 30, 1943. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The program originates from the Hollywood Bowl. Ceremonies for the cruiser (keel laying? launching?), hosted by Edward G. Robinson. Bing Crosby sings, "As Time Goes By." A combined servce band, led by Coast Guard Lieutenant Rudy Vallee, plays a medley of navy songs (with a vocal by Rudy). Cecil B. DeMille makes an extended appeal to buy war bonds to raise $40 million dollars to build the cruiser. Edward G. Robinson (host), Bing Crosby, Rudy Vallee, Dinah Shore, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Cecil B. DeMille, Frank Knox (Secretary of The Navy), Kathryn Grayson. 46:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

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