Coast To Coast On A Bus

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.


5086. Coast To Coast On A Bus. June 20, 1937. Blue Network. Sustaining. The first selection is, "My Rosary." The "White Rabbit Line" is heading for a springtime Father's Day picnic. The youngsters on the show sing a variety of songs. Chapter #239 of, "The Adventures Of Peter Pig." Peter does a good deed for Father's Day. Marilyn Miller, Gwen Davies (billed as "Estelle Levy"), Tommy Brady (drums), Joan Tetzel, Peter Fernandez (?), Tommy Donnelly (?), Mildred Schneider, The Three Of Us, Peggy Zinke, Renee Terry, Joy Terry, Madge Tucker ("The Lady Next Door," writer, supervisor), The Slovenian Tamboritza Band Of Brooklyn (?), Jeannie Elkins, Audrey Egan, June Coe (?), Leopold LaFox (violin), Diana Jean Donnenwirth, Walter Tetley (sings in a Scots accent), Michael O'Day (billed as "Mickey O'Day"), Ralph Welliver (?), Rose Karen (?), Milton Cross (host), Jean Peterson (writer of the "Peter Pig" feature), James McCallion, Margaret MacLaren, Arthur Scanlon, Elizabeth Munser (harp), Marie Skinner, The McNicholls Trio. 58:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

5087. Coast To Coast On A Bus. January 9, 1938. Blue Network. Sustaining. A trip to Storyland. The story of a young singer from Scotland is told. Chapter #368 of, "The Adventures Of Peter Pig." Peter Pig ignores his mother's warning of the danger of skating on thin ice. Milton Cross sings nursey rhymes in a sincere tenor voice. Milton Cross (host), Jean Peterson (writer of the "Peter Pig" feature), Jackie Kelk, James McCallion, Arthur Scanlon, Marilyn Miller, Diana Jean Donnenwirth, Jimmy Burke (trumpet), Audrey Egan, The Choir Of The Colored Orphanage Home, Michael O'Day (billed as "Mickey O'Day"), Ed Wragge, Jackie Ayers, Mildred Schneider, Clementine Turrell, Virginia Turrell, Ronald Liss, Gwen Davies (billed as "Esther Levy"), Madge Tucker ("The Lady Next Door"), Margaret MacLaren, Peter Donald, Mary Oldham, Ed Wragge. 54:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

5088. Coast To Coast On A Bus. April 9, 1939. Blue Network. Sustaining. Easter show. Forty Italian-American children sing songs from Cavalleria Rusticana (and do quite well). Milton Cross sings a song, from "The Prince Of Pilsen," dedicated to his great Aunt Suzy. Chapter #333 of, "The Adventures Of Peter Pig." Peter helps Ronald the rabbit get a pair of pants for Easter from a Jewish tailor. The program is identified at the middle system cue as, "The NBC Children's Hour." Milton Cross (host), Jean Peterson (writer of the "Peter Pig" feature), Madge Tucker (arranger, conductor), Audrey Egan, Mary Frances Cardon, Philippa Schuyler, Jeannie Elkins, Margaret MacLaren, Ronald Liss, Renee Terry, Marcello Roviero (accordion), Diana Jean Donnenwirth, Ernestine Minciotti (Italian-American choir director), Jimmy Burke (bugle), The McNicholls Trio (Margery, Dorothy, Muriel), Madge Tucker (arranger, director). 59:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

5089. Coast To Coast On A Bus. March 24, 1940. Blue Network. Sustaining. Easter show. The forty Italian-American children return with the same songs from, "Cavalleria Rusticana," very similar to last year's Easter show. Chapter #382 of, "The Adventures Of Peter Pig." Peter goes shopping with Grandma and Grandpa. Milton Cross sings, "The Message Of The Violets." Tommy Dix, Jeannie Elkins, Claire Howard, The McNicholls Trio, Renee Terry, Carmina Cansino, Arthur Scanlon (as the colored porter), Jackie Ayers, Bob Hastings, Nancy Peterson, Niels Robinson, Jean Peterson (writer of the "Peter Pig" feature), Michael O'Day (billed as "Mickey O'Day"), Jackie Kelk, Diana Jean Donnenwirth, Ethel Kramer (violin), Ernestine Minciotti (Italian-American choir director), Herman Karloff (pianist), Milton Cross (host), Jimmy Burke (bugle), Audrey Egan, Madge Tucker (program arranger). 58:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

5090. Coast To Coast On A Bus. March 18, 1941. Blue Network. Sustaining. An Irish show in honor of St. Patrick's Day. The show includes a song by Graham McNamee White (son of, "The Silver Masked Tenor") and Chapter #433 of, "The Adventures Of Peter Pig," entitled, "The Morning After The Night Before." Freddy and Peter try to alibi the fact that they've lost their pants. Michael O'Day (billed as "Mickey O'Day), William Redfield, Clementine Turrell, Jeannie Elkins, The Robinson Children (from 8 to 15 years old), William Robinson, Patsy O'Shea (8 years old), Jean Peterson (writer of the "Peter Pig" feature), Milton Cross (host), Graham McNamee White, Ethel Kramer (14 year old violinist), Lillice McMillan, The McNicholl Sisters (from Stamford), Bob Hastings (billed as "Bobby Hastings), Ronald Liss (?), Skip Homeier, Raymond Ives, George Ward (?), Dorothy Metzger (15 years old, sings "Green Eyes"), Edwin Moldaur (six years old). 44:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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