Curtain Calls

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.


77431. Curtain Calls. May 29, 1938. The California Radio System, KFWB, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Sunset Petroleum. The first tune is a medley that starts with, "Yankee Doodle Band." Orchestral copyist Peter Welker is interviewed, as is band arranger Harold Swiffle (?) and the music librarian, Harry Hassle. During "The Sunset Question Box," the winning contestant gets a case of Sunset Petroleum. An interesting and well produced pop music and quiz show. Leonardi and The Sunset Orchestra, Jan Russell (concertmaster), Harry Hassle, Christina Welsh, Alice King, The Gilbert Allen Singers, Harold Swiffle, Pete Welker. 44:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

77426. Curtain Calls. June 5, 1938. The California Radio System, KFWB, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Sunset Petroleum. The first selection is excerpts from "The Pan-Americana Suite." A program of typically American music. Lee Cooley delivers an oration about freedom and the "American Way." He speaks against the dictators of Europe and concludes by saying, "Thank God, I'm An American." "The Sunset Question Box" features a case of the sponsor's motor oil as a prize for the winner. Lee Cooley (host), Leonardi and The Sunset Orchestra, Christina Welsh, Alice King, The Gilbert Allen Singers, Paul Kleist. 44:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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