Cavalcade For Victory

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

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68253. Cavalcade For Victory. September 8, 1943. Pool feed to 4 networks. A program to start the Third War Loan. The show begins with the song, "This Is Your War." Don Ameche remembers Christmas Eve after Pearl Harbor and introduces a drama about the fall of Corregidor, with Robert Young. Kay Kyser's orchestra, in Washington, D.C., plays "Praise The Lord and Pass The Ammunition." George Burns and Gracie Allen do a routine based on the housing shortage, Edgar Bergen tries to borrow Charlie's bicycle. Ronald Colman is featured in a war drama set in North Africa. Jane Darwell and Mercedes McCambridge appear in a skit about that feared telegram from the war department. Bing Crosby sings, "Get On The Road To Victory." James Cagney introduces Secretary of The Treasury Henry Morgenthau, who speaks from the White House. At the conclusion of the program, President Roosevelt makes an appeal (described elsewhere as a "Fireside Chat") to participate in the War Loan. An excellent wartime broadcast. Akim Tamiroff, Jane Darwell, Mercedes McCambridge, Don Wilson (announcer), Glenn Wheaton (writer), Arch Oboler (writer), Harry Bailey (writer), Don Quinn (writer), Joseph Liss (writer), Carroll Carroll (writer), George Zachery (director), Jimmy Durante, William Johnstone, Carleton Young, Frank Loesser (composer of, "The Road To Victory"), Charles Boyer, Don Ameche, Bing Crosby, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Edgar Bergen, Dinah Shore, James Cagney, Franklin Roosevelt, Henry Morgenthau, Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra, Robert Young, Kay Kyser and His Orchestra, Ronald Colman, George Murphy. 67:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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