Duffy's Tavern

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.


22757. Duffy's Tavern. April 12, 1941. CBS net. Sponsored by: Schick Razors. The final 14:34 of the program. Archie takes a dancing lesson, while Duffy is stuck in a tailor shop. Archie's dancing partner is referred to several times as, "Miss McCabe." The recording includes the start of a newscast with Robert Trout (substituting for Elmer Davis). Ed Gardner, John Reed King (announcer), Larry Adler, Robert Trout. 14:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

102220. Duffy's Tavern. January 5, 1943. Program #5. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Miss Duffy wants Archie to ask Milton Berle to get her into the Ziegfeld Follies. Don't miss Miss Duffy singing, "Parlez-Moi d'Amour." Ed Gardner, Milton Berle (guest), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Clark Dennis (vocal), Shirley Booth (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra. 28:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18097. Duffy's Tavern. March 23, 1943. Program #19. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie the big game hunter. Don't miss Miss Duffy's version of, "Chant Of The Jungle." Frank Buck looks at Miss Duffy and remarks, "I'd never bring her back alive." Susan Hayward (guest), Frank Buck, Clark Dennis (vocal), Ed Gardner, Shirley Booth (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Charlie Cantor, Alan Reed. 30:05. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

102361. Duffy's Tavern. June 1, 1943. Program #8. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Tito Guizar sings, "La Feria De Las Flores." Talullah reads from, "The Last Days Of Sevastople," by Boris Voitekhov. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Tallulah Bankhead, Shirley Booth (as "Miss Duffy"), Tito Guizar, Boris Voitekhov (author), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7496. Duffy's Tavern. June 15, 1943. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Clifton Fadiman visits the Tavern and delivers Archie's lecture in contemporary literature. Tito Guizar sings. Part of the AFRS music fill and the system cue has been deleted. Clifton Fadiman, Ed Gardner, Tito Guizar, Shirley Booth (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Charlie Cantor, Eddie Green. 28:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

3603. Duffy's Tavern. October 19, 1943. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica ("Duffy's First Reader" book premium), Minit Rub. The program is introduced as, "Duffy's" (without the "Tavern"). Guests are Peter Lorre and Mrs. Wells' and her talking bird, "Raffles." She's the wife of Carveth Wells, the famous explorer. Peter helps Archie track down the theft of a sandwich from the free lunch counter. Peter Lorre, Ed Gardner, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Paul Weston and His Orchestra, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Johnny Johnston (vocal), Raffles, Lily Wells. 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

1580. Duffy's Tavern. October 26, 1943. Program #24. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Ida Lupino performs the lead in the movie version of Archie's life story. Ida Lupino, Johnny Johnston (vocal), Ed Gardner, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Eddie Green. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

13014. Duffy's Tavern. November 2, 1943. Program #25. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Charles Coburn is "enticed" into a poker game down at the tavern. Charles Coburn, Ed Gardner, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Eddie Green. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18098. Duffy's Tavern. November 9, 1943. Program #26. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie's going to be listed in, "Who's That?" Johnny Johnston (vocal), Lucille Ball (guest), Ed Gardner, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Eddie Green, John Brown. 29:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61001. Duffy's Tavern. December 7, 1943. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Minit-Rub. Will Bing Crosby buy a half interest in the tavern? Archie has written a new floor show in Bing's honor; "The Old Duffy Music Hall." The system cue has been deleted. Ed Gardner, Bing Crosby, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Paul Weston and His Orchestra, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"). 29:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

1742. Duffy's Tavern. December 14, 1943. Program #31. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guests are Joan Davis and Dinah Shore. Archie gets Dinah to sing the song that he's just written, "Leave Us Face It, We're In Love." Joan Davis, Dinah Shore, Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Paul Weston and His Orchestra, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"). 29:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

60827. Duffy's Tavern. January 4, 1944. Blue net, KECA, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Minit-Rub, Sal Hepatica. The program is upcut when the recording begins with the Ginny Simms Show in error. Guest Fred Allen is invited to host "Duffy's Semi-Annual Spring Festival and Pig Roast." But first, an audition for Duffy is required. Ed Gardner, Dan Seymour (announcer), Benay Venuta, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Fred Allen. 30:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

13012. Duffy's Tavern. January 25, 1944. Program #36. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Deems Taylor conducts the symphonic-operatic version of Archie's tune. Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Benay Venuta, Deems Taylor, Dan Seymour (announcer), Ed Gardner, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7867. Duffy's Tavern. February 1, 1944. Program #37. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie wants "Crackpot" (the forger) to marry guest Billie Burke! Benay Venuta (vocal), Billie Burke, Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, John Brown. 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1743. Duffy's Tavern. February 22, 1944. Program #40. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie wants to get on guest Phil Baker's quiz show to win money and buy oil stock. Phil Baker, Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, John Brown. 29:01. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

3604. Duffy's Tavern. February 29, 1944. Program #41. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie turns the tavern into a hotel. His only guest is paying with crisp new $10 bills. Gracie sings Archie's song, "Leave Us Face It, We're In Love." Gracie Fields (guest), Ed Gardner, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Benay Venuta, John Brown (as "Crackpot O'Toole"). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

60828. Duffy's Tavern. March 7, 1944. Blue net, KECA, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Minit-Rub, Sal Hepatica. Archie is working on his income tax return, when in walks Colonel Stoopnagle. He has just invented "The Reducinagle," which reduces one's income tax by eighty-percent! Ed Gardner, Dan Seymour (announcer), Benay Venuta, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy" for the last time), Eddie Green, Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Charlie Cantor, F. Chase Taylor. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39192. Duffy's Tavern. March 14, 1944. Program #43. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie has written a play for guest Gertrude Lawrence. Ed Gardner, Gertrude Lawrence, Benay Venuta (vocal), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, John Brown (as "Crackpot O'Toole"). 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

13015. Duffy's Tavern. April 11, 1944. Program #47. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Carole Landis becomes the new manager of the tavern. It's "Lady's Day" at the tavern. Joe Venuti and His Orchestra (music fill), Carole Landis, Ed Gardner, Helen Lynd (as "Miss Duffy" for the first time), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50769. Duffy's Tavern. April 18, 1944. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie wants guest Charles Laughton to help him change the tavern into a club for actors. There's an annoying "laugher" in the audience. The plot is similar to cat. #42730 on January 5, 1951 with guest Vincent Price. Ed Gardner, Charles Laughton, Joe Venuti and His Orchestra (music fill), Eddie Green, Helen Lynd (as "Miss Duffy"), Charlie Cantor, Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra. 25:07. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

765. Duffy's Tavern. April 25, 1944. Program #49. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie and guests Bob Crosby and Dolores Hope (wife of Bob Hope) do a radio show sponsored by "Duffy's Pig Feet and Mother Duffy's Irish Borscht." Dolores Hope, Bob Crosby, Joe Venuti and His Orchestra (music fill), Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Helen Lynd (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra. 30:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

13013. Duffy's Tavern. May 2, 1944. Program #50. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie tries to get a date for guest Dennis Day. Ed Gardner, Dennis Day, Helen Lynd (her last appearance as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Verna Felton. 29:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

101510. Duffy's Tavern. May 9, 1944. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Adolphe reads the lecture about men's fashions (as written by Archie). This speech could take the "Hart" out of "Schaffner and Marx!" Yvette sings, "I'll Be Seeing You." The AFRS music fill has been deleted. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Adolphe Menjou, Joe Venuti, Yvette (Elsa Harris), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Doris Singleton (as "Miss Duffy"). 24:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

3004. Duffy's Tavern. May 23, 1944. Program #53. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The gang at the Tavern hold their own Academy Awards ceremony. This is the only program on which Sara Berner appeared as "Miss Duffy." Anne Hogan (vocal), Ed Gardner, Paul Lukas (guest), Sara Berner (as "Miss Duffy"), Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor. 30:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

102362. Duffy's Tavern. June 27, 1944. Program #58. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The last show of the season. Guest Ransom Sherman auditions the Tavern regulars for his new show, "The Nitwit Court." This is the summer replacement show on NBC for, Duffy's Tavern." It starts next week and the format is exactly the same as, "It Pays To Be Ignorant." Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Connie Manning (as "Miss Duffy"), Yvette (Elsa Harris, vocal), Ransom Sherman, Joe Venuti and His Orchestra (AFRS music fill), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69974. Duffy's Tavern. September 15, 1944. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Ipana, Minute Rub. The first show of the season. Archie tries to convince guest Rudy Vallee to do his radio program from the Tavern. Rudy sings, "Time Waits For No One." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #7866. The first program on which Matty Malneck supplied the music, the first program on which Florence Robinson appeared as "Miss Duffy." Ed Gardner, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Rudy Vallee, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Florence Robinson (as "Miss Duffy"), Jack Bailey (announcer), John Roche (producer, director). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7866. Duffy's Tavern. September 15, 1944. Program #59. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first show of the season. Archie tries to convince guest Rudy Vallee to do his radio program from the Tavern. See cat. #69974 for a network, sponsored version of this program. The first program on which Matty Malneck supplied the music, the first program on which Florence Robinson appeared as "Miss Duffy." Rudy Vallee, Ed Gardner, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Florence Robinson (as "Miss Duffy"), Jack Bailey (announcer), John Roche (producer, director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1581. Duffy's Tavern. September 22, 1944. Program #60. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie tries to get a date with guest Gene Tierney, without much success. Gene Tierney, Ed Gardner, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Florence Robinson (as "Miss Duffy"), Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, John Roche (producer, director), Jack Bailey (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18099. Duffy's Tavern. November 10, 1944. Program #67. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Robert Benchley lectures about "Crooning." Robert Benchley, Florence Robinson (as "Miss Duffy"), Eddie Green, Bert Reeves and His Orchestra, Charlie Cantor, John Roche (producer, director), Ed Gardner, Bob Graham (vocal). 30:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

101509. Duffy's Tavern. December 22, 1944. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie tries to talk guest Monty Woolley into playing the role of Santa Claus. The script was used on on the "Duffy's Tavern" program of December 22, 1950 (see cat. #50789). Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Monty Woolley, Bert Reeves and His Orchestra, Charlie Cantor, Bob Graham (vocal), Dick Van Patten (as Finnegan's kid brother), John Roche (producer, director), Jack Bailey (announcer), Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"). 29:20. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

3005. Duffy's Tavern. January 5, 1945. Program #97. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie quits his job at the Tavern. He puts on a show and gets a job with guest Jinx Falkenburg. The broadcast originates from Camp Parks, Pleasanton, California. Jinx Falkenburg, Ed Gardner, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Bert Reeves and His Orchestra, John Roche (producer, director), Jack Bailey (announcer), Charlie Cantor, Eddie Green. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

101511. Duffy's Tavern. January 12, 1945. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie's written a play for the unique talents of guest Boris Karloff. The play is to be performed at a bond rally and is titled, "Young Monster Malone," or, "I'll Be Sawing You." Don't miss Archie explaining "inflation" to Finnegan. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Boris Karloff, Alan Reed, Bob Graham (vocal), John Roche (producer, director), Bert Reeves and His Orchestra, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Jack Bailey (announcer), John Roche (producer). 22:00. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

101512. Duffy's Tavern. January 19, 1945. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie plans to take guest Linda Darnell to the Policeman's Ball. Three-Hundred college newspaper editors have named Bob Graham as "Outstanding Vocal Discovery of 1944." Archie actually gets to sing, "Leave Us Face It, We're In Love." Eddie Green, Linda Darnell, Charlie Cantor, Bob Graham (vocal), Alan Reed, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Jack Bailey (announcer), John Roche (producer, director), Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Ed Gardner, Bert Reeves and His Orchestra. 28:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51886. Duffy's Tavern. February 2, 1945. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Ipana, Minit-Rub, Vitalis. In order to get his song, "Leave My Heart Ride Tonight On The Prairie" published (and stay out of jail), Archie has to get Sonny Tufts to come to a Valentine's Day dance. Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Alan Reed, Jack Bailey (announcer), Bob Graham, Eddie Green, Sonny Tufts, Bert Reeves and His Orchestra, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), John Roche (producer, director). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

64120. Duffy's Tavern. March 16, 1945. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. AFRS replacing Danny Kaye #26. It's the Duffy's thirty-third wedding anniversary. There's going to be a party down at the Tavern. Guest Pat O'Brien shows up for the festivities...Duffy of course, does not. The same script was used on the "Pabst Blue Ribbon Town" program on November 2, 1945. Ed Gardner, Bert Reeves and His Orchestra, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Frank Nelson, Pat O'Brien, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), John Roche (producer, director). 30:18. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

102363. Duffy's Tavern. April 6, 1945. Program #88. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Finnegan has inherited his uncle's "Gems From The Diamond Country." Archie plans to open his own tavern with the loot. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Perry Ward (announcer), John Brown, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Bert Reeves and His Orchestra, John Roche (producer, director). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

13016. Duffy's Tavern. April 27, 1945. Program #91. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest John Garfield stars with Archie in, "Fish and Fantasy," an original play by Archie. John Garfield, Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Michael Roy (announcer), Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, John Roche (producer, director). 30:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72456. Duffy's Tavern. May 18, 1945. Program #94. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie still plans to marry Dolly Snaffle, and Duffy gives him a $5 raise. Guest Marek Windheim sings, "La Dona e Mobile" and "Little Mother" (in Russian, but is sounds suspiciously like "Mother McCree"). Dolly falls for the famous opera singer. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Michael Roy (announcer), Marek Windheim, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, John Roche (producer, director). 30:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68847. Duffy's Tavern. September 21, 1945. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie is disappointed when none of the Hollywood stars that he's invited to the Tavern for dinner show up. The recording appears as part of "To The Rear March," AFRS #82 (see cat. #10291). Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Eddie Green, Alan Reed, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"). 6:04. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

64125. Duffy's Tavern. September 28, 1945. Program #99. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Deems Taylor visits the Tavern to hear Archie's new opera. Archie's opera is called "Salami, Where She Hung" (and is quite funny!). Alan Reed appears as "Falstaff Openshaw." Ed Gardner, Alan Reed, Charlie Cantor, Eddie Green, Deems Taylor, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), David Titus (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

104652. Duffy's Tavern. October 5, 1945. Program #100. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie is studying to be a detective. $8.50 has been stolen from the tavern. "Airedale Archie" is on the case. Ed Gardner, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Alan Reed (as "Falstaff Openshaw"), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, David Titus (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

88558. Duffy's Tavern. October 26, 1945. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie's nephew Morton is coming to visit, thinking Archie is a millionaire. Morton is so intelligent, Archie holds an "Information Please" quiz at the tavern. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), David Titus (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Alan Reed, Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:25. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1582. Duffy's Tavern. November 9, 1945. Program #105. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Eddie the waiter quits, so Archie gets guest Maxie Rosenbloom to be his replacement. The script was used on the program again on February 16, 1951 (see cat. #50783) The show also features Maxie Rosenbloom, but with Arthur Treacher as the quitting waiter. Maxie Rosenbloom, Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Charlie Cantor, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, David Titus (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53180. Duffy's Tavern. November 16, 1945. Program #106. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie hires Madame Zooma the fortune teller to help him find a fortune. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Charlie Cantor, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Marvin Miller (announcer), David Titus (producer, director). 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7868. Duffy's Tavern. November 30, 1945. Blue net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie's friend Dave has a mad professor friend who knows how to glue together split atoms. A fortune for all is to be had! The script was used again on "Duffy's Tavern" on December 21, 1951 (see cat. #110306). John Brown, Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Eddie Green, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, David Titus (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer). 29:30. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

7869. Duffy's Tavern. December 21, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Minit-Rub, Ingraham Shave Cream. Guest is harpist Robert Maxwell. The cast does, "The Christmas Carol," by Charles and Archie Dickens. Robert Maxwell (harp), Ed Gardner, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Charlie Cantor, Eddie Green, David Titus (producer, director), Marvin Miller (announcer), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88557. Duffy's Tavern. December 28, 1945. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie tries to balance the tavern's books. He and Eddie take inventory, then try to bribe Mr. Schmidlap, the accountant. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Marvin Miller (announcer), David Titus (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

102364. Duffy's Tavern. January 4, 1946. Program #113. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie wants guest Alan Ladd to appear in a movie that Archie's producing, "Hitchcocks Of 1946." Alan Ladd sounds flat and unemotional reading the script. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Marvin Miller (announcer), Alan Ladd, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), David Titus (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42711. Duffy's Tavern. January 11, 1946. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie wants to film his life story, and to get guest Larry Storch to imitate all the stars that will be in, "The Life Of Archie." The body of the show only. Ed Gardner, Larry Storch, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Marvin Miller (announcer), David Titus (producer, director). 24:59. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

7870. Duffy's Tavern. January 25, 1946. Program #116. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie's old pal Dave has another "bargain" for the Tavern, a singer named Ricky Jordan...for only $4! Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, John Brown, Ricky Jordan, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), David Titus (producer, direct), Marvin Miller (announcer), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

5249. Duffy's Tavern. February 1, 1946. Program #117. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A very funny show as Archie buys a new suit to impress his latest love, guest Peggy Lee. When she wants to meet Duffy, Archie has Finnegan impersonate the boss. Peggy Lee, Ed Gardner, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Marvin Miller (announcer), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), David Titus (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49795. Duffy's Tavern. February 8, 1946. Program #118. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie's getting ready to have his tonsils removed. Peggy Lee sings, "Waitin' For The Train To Come In." Alan Young substituted for Ed Gardner on the program of February 15, 1946. On the 22nd of February, Ed Gardner returned to the program after a real tonsillectomy. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Peggy Lee, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Marvin Miller (announcer), David Titus (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:03. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7871. Duffy's Tavern. February 22, 1946. Program #120. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie returns after the tonsillectomy and finds a surprise party waiting for him. Ed Gardner, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Alan Reed, Marvin Miller (announcer), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, David Titus (producer, director). 30:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3605. Duffy's Tavern. March 1, 1946. Program #121. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie receives a potted plant and gets the idea to turn Duffy's vacant lot into a farm. Ed Gardner, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Marvin Miller (announcer), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Alan Reed, David Titus (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

106479. Duffy's Tavern. March 15, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Vitalis. 8:30 P.M. The cast plans to dramatize the life of "Duffy." Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Morton Downey (guest), Charlie Cantor, Alan Reed, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 27:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

1583. Duffy's Tavern. April 12, 1946. Program #127. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie tries to get guest Marie McDonald ("The Body") to marry him, and she agrees! Marie McDonald, Ed Gardner, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Charlie Cantor, Eddie Green, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Marvin Miller (announcer), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1584. Duffy's Tavern. April 26, 1946. Program #129. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Esther Williams models clothes for Archie's fashion show. Esther Williams, Ed Gardner, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Marvin Miller (announcer), David Titus (producer, director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62420. Duffy's Tavern. May 3, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Vitalis. A moving and different kind of "Duffy's Tavern" program. In between Archie's jokes are serious dramas about starvation in India, Italy and Greece. Good radio! Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Marvin Miller (announcer), David Titus (producer, director). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53024. Duffy's Tavern. May 10, 1946. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie hires Finnegan's singing (and talking) poodle to perform at the tavern. Charlie Cantor (portrays the dog as well as Finnegan), Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Richard Page, Roy Shield and His Orchestra, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Edward Marr, Marvin Miller (announcer), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, David Titus (producer, director). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

22758. Duffy's Tavern. October 23, 1946. NBC net. Guest Hoagy Carmichael sings, "Archie's Little Love Song." Ed Gardner, Hoagy Carmichael, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, John Morris (producer, director), Mary Meade (vocal). 8 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

102237. Duffy's Tavern. November 6, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Trushay. Archie tries to get mentioned is guest Louella Parsons' gossip column. Louella gets hurt while visiting the tavern and does her radio show from Duffy's. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Mary Meade (vocal), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Louella Parsons, Hans Conried, John Morris (producer, director). 29:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7872. Duffy's Tavern. December 18, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Trushay, Ipana, Minit-Rub. Guest Joan Bennett's kiss is the first prize in Archie's raffle. The script was subsequently used on "Duffy's Tavern" on January 26, 1951 (see cat. #50780). Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Joan Bennett, Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Alan Reed. 29:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59. Duffy's Tavern. 1947. Top Ten Records. Four routines from 78 rpm records. George Raft, Deems Taylor, Nigel Bruce, Ed Gardner. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

107845. Duffy's Tavern. January 8, 1947. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Ipana, Trushay, Sterling gasoline (local). Ed Gardner, Dan Seymour (announcer, substituting for Jimmy Wallington), Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Fred Allen (guest), Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61932. Duffy's Tavern. January 22, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Mrs. Nussbaum plans to leave her husband Pierre and asks guest John J. Anthony for advice. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #53181. Ed Gardner, Dan Seymour (announcer), Minerva Pious, John J. Anthony, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Dan Seymour (announcer). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53181. Duffy's Tavern. January 22, 1947. Program #152. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Minerva Pious (as Mrs. Nussbaum) plans to leave her husband Pierre and asks guest John J. Anthony for advice. See cat. #61932 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Ed Gardner, Minerva Pious, John J. Anthony, Eddie Green, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), The Art Van Damme Quintet (AFRS music fill), Charlie Cantor, John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Dan Seymour (announcer). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80217. Duffy's Tavern. May 21, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Ingraham Shaving Cream. Duffy plans to sell the tavern! Archie asks guest Boris Karloff to haunt the place and scare off any possible buyers. The script was subsequently re-used on Duffy's Tavern on October 5, 1951 (see cat. #61364). Ed Gardner, Boris Karloff, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Earl Lee, John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

22759. Duffy's Tavern. May 28, 1947. NBC net. "Mad Russian". Sponsored by: Ipana, Ingraham Shaving Cream. "Miss Duffy's Coming Out Party," with guest Bert Gordon ("The Mad Russian"). Eddie the waiter sings, and believe it or not...Duffy actually walks into his own tavern! Bert Gordon, Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Alan Reed, Charlie Cantor, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), John Morris (producer, director). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72926. Duffy's Tavern. June 18, 1947. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Rebroadcast as part of "To The Rear March" (see cat. #10293). The cast does a satire of "The Whistler," called, "The Hummer." Ed Gardner, Rudy Vallee, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sandra Gould (as "Miss Duffy"), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, John Morris (producer, director). 8 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpt.

102238. Duffy's Tavern. November 5, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Trushay, Minit-Rub. There's going to be a testimonial dinner tonight for Archie. Guests George Jessel and Rudy Vallee are going to be the hosts. The script was subsequently used on "Duffy's Tavern" on April 6, 1951 (see cat. #50794). Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Margie Liszt (as "Miss Duffy"), Jay Stewart (announcer), George Jessel, Rudy Vallee, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Alan Reed, Veola Vonn. 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

102365. Duffy's Tavern. December 3, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The program does not begin with a telephone call from Duffy! Archie's girfriend Renee is in love with guest Jean Sablon. Archie calls Sablon a, "Lend-Lease Lanny Ross." At one point, Ed Gardner looses his place in the script. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Jay Stewart (announcer), Jean Sablon, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

925. Duffy's Tavern. January 7, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Vitalis, Trushay Hand Lotion, Minit-Rub. An auditor goes over the tavern's records and finds a shortage. Archie goes on guest Garry Moore's quiz show ("Take It Or Leave It") to get money to balance the books. The system cue has been deleted. The script was subsequently used on Duffy's Tavern on April 27, 1951 (see cat. #101513). Garry Moore, Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Alan Reed, Charlie Cantor, Rod O'Connor (announcer), Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

7497. Duffy's Tavern. May 5, 1948. Program #173. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie and guest Gregory Peck decide to change jobs. The last 15:52 of the program only. Gregory Peck, The Page Cavanaugh Trio (AFRS music fill), Ed Gardner, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Charlie Cantor, Eddie Green, Alan Reed, Charlie Cantor, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 15:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

81654. Duffy's Tavern. May 19, 1948. NBC net. "Sues Duffy". Sponsored by: Ipana, Vitalis, Benex Shave Cream. Archie demands a raise from Duffy. After a receiving a resounding "No," Archie plans to claim he has a concusion and sue Duffy. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Charlie Cantor, Paul Owen (the tenor who sings the opening theme gets a chance to sing, "Haunted Heart"), Alan Reed (doubles), Rod O'Connor (announcer), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

81655. Duffy's Tavern. May 26, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Vitalis. Duffy's planning to get married and his expecting a visit from his fiancee. Guest Rex Harrison offers his congratulations. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Paul Owen (opening theme tenor), Charlie Cantor, Rex Harrison, Barbara Maxwell, Rod O'Connor (announcer), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, John Brown, Alan Reed. 28:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7873. Duffy's Tavern. December 15, 1948. NBC net. "Singing Contest". Sponsored by: Trushay. Finnegan turns into a German music expert to help judge Archie's singing contest. The story is complete, but a few seconds have been deleted at the end of the program. Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Eddie Green, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Rod O'Connor (announcer), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, John Morris (producer, director), Aileen Carlyle, Isabel Randolph, Delores Marshall (vocal). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete as above.

2553. Duffy's Tavern. December 22, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Bristol Myers. A Christmas show. Archie is depressed after not getting a Christmas bonus until a stranger pays him a visit. The script was used previously on the program on December 25, 1946. Jeff Chandler, Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Florence Baker, Robert Bruce (doubles), Scott Elliott, Bobby Ellis (doubles), Frank Gerstle, Betty Lou Gerson, Marvin Miller, Franklin Parker, Donald Woods, Rod O'Connor (announcer), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63385. Duffy's Tavern. January 5, 1949. Program #203. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Archie is planning to marry Mrs. Piddleton for her money. Guest Desi Arnaz visits the tavern and joins in a seance. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Desi Arnaz, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Rod O'Connor (announcer), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 25:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60996. Duffy's Tavern. February 9, 1949. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Twenty-Four Hours To Live". Commercials added locally. Archie's doctor has told him that he only has three days to live...or did he? Archie keeps the true diagnosis from the gang down at the tavern. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 24:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

60997. Duffy's Tavern. February 16, 1949. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Willie Gundig". Commercials added locally. Willie Gundig, Archie's old classmate, pays Archie a visit down at the tavern. Archie orders a new car to impress Willie. It's a 1949 Cadillac. The system cue has been deleted. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Ken Christy, Alan Reed. 27:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

96605. Duffy's Tavern. February 23, 1949. NBC net. "Electricity". Sponsored by: Trushay, Vitalis, Benex Shave Cream. Slippery McGuire sells Archie a patent on electricity! Don't miss Archie speaking Yiddish to a Chinaman. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #50506. Ed Gardner, Alan Reed, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Howard Petrie (as Joe Moran), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:32. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

50506. Duffy's Tavern. February 23, 1949. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Electricity". Commercials added locally. Slippery McGuire sells Archie a patent on electricity! Alan Reed appears as "Slippery McGuire." Don't miss Archie speaking Yiddish to a Chinaman! See cat. #96605 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Alan Reed, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, John Morris (producer, director). 24:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

94684. Duffy's Tavern. March 2, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Trushay, Vitalis, Benex Shave Cream. Archie is writing a television script for guest Mickey Rooney. "Cecil B. DeArchie" presents, "The Voodoo Playhouse." Don't miss Dr. Finnegan in the operating room. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Mickey Rooney, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Marvin Miller (billed as Joe Moran, announcer), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61002. Duffy's Tavern. March 9, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Trushay, Vitalis, Benex Shave Cream. Archie is writing a spy story for television. It stars guest Marlene Dietrich. Arch plays the, "Duke Of Perhapsburg." There's treachery in the "Kingdom Of Gluttony!" The "Duke" is really the "Duke Of Pumpernickle." After Ed blows a line, he mutters "tape, it would be wonderful!" Ed Gardner was actually writing a television script at this time. The system cue has been deleted. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Marlene Dietrich, Charlie Cantor, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, John Morris (producer, director), Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

50507. Duffy's Tavern. March 23, 1949. NBC net. "Spike McGurk". Sponsored by: Trushay, Vitalis, Benex Shave Cream. Archie plans to fight Spike McGirk to prove that he's no coward. The system cue has been deleted. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Sheldon Leonard, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

50502. Duffy's Tavern. March 30, 1949. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. Guests Jimmy Durante and Ann Sothern star in Archie's play, "The Mystery Of The Laughing Piano," or "Who Tickled The Ivories?" Ed Gardner does not appear on the program! Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Jimmy Durante, Ann Sothern, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Alan Reed, John Morris (producer, director), Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"). 25:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

96606. Duffy's Tavern. April 6, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Trushay, Vitalis, Benex Shave Cream. It's Spring cleaning time down at the tavern. Archie and Finnegan go out on a double date. The program starts with Ed Gardner and Eddie Green shouting at each other off-mike as the announcer tries to get through the program opening. Archie then has trouble reading the script and starts the show all over! This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #50505. The script was repeated on Duffy's Tavern on April 6, 1950. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Howard Petrie (as Joe Moran), Gypsy Rose Lee (?). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50505. Duffy's Tavern. April 6, 1949. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. It's Spring cleaning time down at the Tavern. Archie and Finnegan go out on a double date. See cat. #96606 for a network, sponsored version of this program. The script was repeated on April 6, 1950. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Gypsy Rose Lee (?). 25:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

96138. Duffy's Tavern. April 13, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Vitalis, Trushay, Benex shave cream. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #50509. Suspecting that one of his non-paying customers is really a millionaire, Archie holds an open house at Duffy's. Duffy himself enters the tavern, but is not heard. Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Alan Reed, Ken Christy, Howard Petrie (as Joe Moran), Jerry Hausner, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50509. Duffy's Tavern. April 13, 1949. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. Suspecting that one of his non-paying customers is really a millionaire, Archie holds an open house at Duffy's. Duffy himself enters his tavern, but is not heard. See cat. #96138 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Alan Reed, Ken Christy, Howard Petrie (as Joe Moran), Jerry Hausner, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Eddie Green. 26:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50777. Duffy's Tavern. April 20, 1949. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. Duffy has offered $500 to Archie to get Miss Duffy married. Guest Cass Daley visits the Tavern and sings, "A Good Man Is Hard To Find." Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Cass Daley, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Sam Hearn, Eddie Green. 27:17. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

50510. Duffy's Tavern. April 27, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Vitalis, Benex Shave Cream. Archie is planning to marry Millicent Van Schook. When Ed Gardner and Eddie Green read their lines incorrectly during the show, Ed mutters "Oh, if only we were on that tape!" When Eddie the waiter finds out that Archie's going to get married, he says, "Mazel Tov!" Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Alan Reed, Charlie Cantor, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), Doris Singleton, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, John Morris (producer, director). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

96202. Duffy's Tavern. May 4, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Vitalis. Archie offers guest Charles Coburn a job as "front man" for the tavern. Parts of this script were heard on "Duffy's Tavern" on February 26, 1942. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charles Coburn, Charlie Cantor, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50511. Duffy's Tavern. May 11, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Vitalis, Mum. "Your bath washes away the past, Mum safeguards the future." Detective Archie is on the trail of "Whistling Sam," a robber of taverns! Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Alan Reed, Charlie Cantor, Sheldon Leonard, Chester Morris (guest), Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

96137. Duffy's Tavern. May 18, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Vitalis, Mum, Benex shaving cream. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #50512. Archie has entered a contest to find the most popular bartender on Third Avenue. Is Archie about to in herit Duffy's Tavern? The system cue has been deleted. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Bert Gordon, Ken Peters (as Joe Moran), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director). 29:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

50512. Duffy's Tavern. May 18, 1949. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. Archie has entered a contest to find the most popular bartender on Third Avenue. Is Archie about to inherit Duffy's Tavern? See cat. #96137 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Bert Gordon, Ken Peters (as Joe Moran), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 24:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50513. Duffy's Tavern. May 25, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Vitalis, Mum, Benex Shave Cream. Archie has written an operatic version of "Carmen," and the gang at the tavern perform it with the help of guest Ed Wynn. A funny show! The system cue has been deleted. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Ed Wynn, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Ken Peters (as Joe Moran), Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Alan Reed. 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

50503. Duffy's Tavern. June 1, 1949. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. Archie places a personal ad for a wife, and Agatha Pitts answers! Agatha's loaded, but she has a fourteen-year-old son! Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Bea Benaderet, Tommy Bernard, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 25:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

61933. Duffy's Tavern. June 15, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Vitalis, Mum, Benex Shave Cream. Guest Bob Crosby sings "Some Enchanted Evening" for Archie's girlfriend Gwendolin. Ed Gardner, Eddie Green, Charlie Cantor, Bob Crosby, Betty Lou Gerson, Alan Reed, Florence Halop (as "Miss Duffy"), John Morris (producer, director), Matty Malneck and His Orchestra. 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

109053. Duffy's Tavern. January 12, 1950. NBC net. Sponsored by: Blatz Beer, Cresta-Blanca wine. Archie's putting on a party to celebrate Duffy's anniversary. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on December 8, 1949. The final 14:54 of the program. Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Don Ameche (guest), Eddie Green. 14:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

50508. Duffy's Tavern. March 16, 1950. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on February 1, 1950. Ed Gardner makes an error at the very start of the program and cracks up. Archie tries to save some money, investing in a bet on "Stumblebum," a very slow horse! The date is subject to correction. Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Eddie Green, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Vincent Bogert (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Larry Rhine (writer), Phil Sharp (writer). 26:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

96549. Duffy's Tavern. June 15, 1950. NBC net. Sponsored by: Blatz Beer. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on April 27, 1950. It's Father's Day, and Archie has decided to get married to Chiquita Juarez and raise a family. But first, he needs a new suit from, "Sam's." The system cue has been deleted. Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Cesar Concepcion (music director), John Cleary (producer, director), Vincent Bogert (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Larry Rhine (writer), Phil Sharp (writer). 29:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

50787. Duffy's Tavern. June 15, 1950. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Father's Day". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico April 27, 1950. Archie is planning to get married to a wealthy Spanish marquesa named Chiquita Juarez! Eddie the waiter is not heard on this broadcast. Ed Gardner, Vilma Carbia, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Charlie Cantor, John Cleary (producer, director), Vincent Bogert (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Larry Rhine (writer), Phil Sharp (writer). 25:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

62421. Duffy's Tavern. June 22, 1950. NBC net. Sponsored by: Blatz Beer, Cresta Blanca Wines. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on April 21, 1950. Guest Hedda Hopper visits the tavern to arrange Miss Duffy's "Coming Out" party. Ed Gardner, Hedda Hopper, Anthony Stanford (as "Clancey The Cop"), John Cleary (producer, director), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Charlie Cantor, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Mantan Moreland (as "Eddie"), Vincent Bogert (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Larry Rhine (writer), Phil Sharp (writer). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

94683. Duffy's Tavern. September 7, 1950. NBC net. "Archie Buys An Airplane". Sponsored by: Blatz Beer, Cresta Blanca Wine. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on June 21, 1950. Slippery McGuire plans to sell Archie a war surplus airplane. It's a $14 "helium copter." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #50504. Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor (as "Slippery McGuire"), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), John Kane, Cesar Concepcion (music director), Vincent Bogert (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Larry Rhine (writer), Phil Sharp (writer), John Cleary (producer, director), Juano Hernandez (as "Eddie"). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50504. Duffy's Tavern. September 7, 1950. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Archie Buys An Airplane". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on June 21, 1950. Slippery McGuire plans to sell Archie a war surplus airplane. It's a $14 "helium copter." See cat. #94683 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor (as "Slippery McGuire"), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), John Kane, Cesar Concepcion (music director), Vincent Bogert (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Larry Rhine (writer), Phil Sharp (writer), John Cleary (producer, director), Juano Hernandez (as "Eddie"). 25:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50501. Duffy's Tavern. September 21, 1950. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on June 24, 1950. Archie buys an $18 radio transmitter from Slippery McGuire and plans to go on the air with guest Barry Nelson. Parts of the script were used on the "Duffy's Tavern" program of November 12, 1947. Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor (as "Slippery McGuire"), Barry Nelson, John Kane (as "Clancy The Cop"), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Juano Hernandez (as "Eddie"), Cesar Concepcion (music director), John Cleary (producer, director), Vincent Bogert (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Larry Rhine (writer), Phil Sharp (writer). 23:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50784. Duffy's Tavern. November 10, 1950. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on November 8, 1950. The first show of the season. Archie rents an apartment to Sir Cedric Hardwicke! The script was previously used on the "Duffy's Tavern" show of November 16, 1943. Ed Gardner (director, performer), Cedric Hardwicke, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Sam Raskin (as "Eddie"), James Stevens, John Cleary (producer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), James Carhartt (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Larry Rhine (writer), Nicholas Winter (writer), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"). 26:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50786. Duffy's Tavern. November 17, 1950. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Archie The Agent". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on November 14, 1950. Archie plans to quit Duffy's Tavern and become a theatrical agent. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Sid Raymond (as "Panyaslovnik" and "Finnegan"), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Sam Raskin (as "Eddie"), John Cleary (producer), James Carhartt (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Larry Rhine (writer), Nicholas Winter (writer), Harwood Hull (announcer), Cesar Concepcion (music director). 26:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

50785. Duffy's Tavern. November 24, 1950. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on November 22, 1950. Archie has written a television program for guest Margaret O'Brien and "Cinderella" will never be the same! Ed Gardner (performer, director), Margaret O'Brien, John Cleary (producer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Harwood Hull (announcer), James Carhartt (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Larry Rhine (writer), Nicholas Winter (writer), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Frank Wilson (as "Eddie"), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"). 25:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50790. Duffy's Tavern. December 8, 1950. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico December 4, 1950. Archie tries to sell Duffy's Tavern to guest Prince Michael Romanoff. The script was previously used of "Duffy's Tavern" on May 16, 1944. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Michael Romanoff, John Cleary (producer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Harwood Hull (announcer), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Frank Wilson (as "Eddie"), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"). 26:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

50788. Duffy's Tavern. December 15, 1950. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on Dercember 9, 1950. Archie is holding auditions for a singer at the Tavern. The script was used previously on Duffy's Tavern on October 5, 1943. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Lopez Belaguer (vocal), Veronica Lake (guest), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Bert Gordon, Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan and "Yascha"), John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Howard Hull (announcer), Cesar Concepcion (music director). 26:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50789. Duffy's Tavern. December 22, 1950. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on December 15, 1950. Guest Charles Coburn pays a Christmas visit down at the tavern. Archie tries to convince him to play the part of Santa Claus. The script was previously used on "Duffy's Tavern" on December 22, 1944 (see cat. #101509). Ed Gardner (performer, director), Charles Coburn, Johnny Zerbi (as "Wilfrid"), John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Frank Wilson (as "Eddie"), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"). 25:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50791. Duffy's Tavern. December 29, 1950. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Cutting Prices Show". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on December 15, 1950. In an attempt to stimulate business and fight inflation, Archie plans to cut the Tavern's prices by 10%. The script was previously used on the program of May 14, 1947. Ed Gardner (performer, director), John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Harwood Hull (announcer), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Frank Wilson (as "Eddie"), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"). 25:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

42730. Duffy's Tavern. January 5, 1951. NBC net. Sponsored by: RCA Victor, Anacin. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on December 22, 1950. Archie plans to convert the tavern into a club for actors. See cat. #50769 for a similar plot with guest Charles Laughton on April 18, 1944. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Vincent Price (guest), John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Harwood Hull (announcer), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Frank Wilson (as "eddie"), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50779. Duffy's Tavern. January 12, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Archie, The Pure Food Inspector". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on December 22, 1951. Will Archie be the next Pure Food Inspector? Ward heeler McGinnis thinks Archie has a future in politics! Ed Gardner (performer, director), John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Harwood Hull (announcer), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Bert Gordon, Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"), Frank Wilson (as "Eddie"). 27:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

90898. Duffy's Tavern. January 19, 1951. NBC net. "Mrs. Piddleton's Town Hall Meeting". Sponsored by: RCA Victor, Buick. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on January 16, 1951. The Lord Byron Literary Society is meeting down at the tavern. The moderator will be H.V. Kaltenborn (who does not appear on this program). Eddie the waiter has joined the army and is written out of the program. The tavern's new waiter is Bert Gordon (with his Russian accent, using the name "Yasha Panyaslovnik"). Don't miss Gordon imitating H.V. Kaltenborn doing a parody of, "America's Town Meeting Of The Air." The system cue is added live. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Bert Gordon, Isabel Randolph (? Catharine Randolph), John Cleary (producer), Harwood Hull (announcer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

50778. Duffy's Tavern. January 26, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on January 19, 1951. Archie tries to promote a date with guest Joan Bennett. The script was used previously on Duffy's Tavern on June 13, 1944 (see cat. #7872). Ed Gardner (performer, director), Bert Gordon, Joan Bennett, John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"), Harwood Hull (announcer). 25:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50780. Duffy's Tavern. February 2, 1951. NBC net. "Archie's Draft Board". Sponsored by: RCA Victor, Anacin. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on January 19, 1951. Archie becomes smitten with beautiful Mary Ann, not knowing she's from the Draft Board! Archie accuses her of being a "Matzah Hari." The system cue is added live. The script was used previously on "Duffy's Tavern" on November 10, 1948. Ed Gardner (performer, director), John Cleary (producer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Bert Gordon, Cesar Concepcion (music director), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Harwood Hull (announcer), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"). 30:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

96139. Duffy's Tavern. February 9, 1951. NBC net. Sponsored by: Anacin, RCA television, Chesterfield. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on January 27, 1951. Puerto Rico origination. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #50781. Archie has received an unsigned Valentine and suspects it was sent by guest Shelley Winters. Shelley's lines seem to consist of repeating Archie's lines and saying, "What?" The system cue has been deleted. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Bert Gordon, Shelley Winters, John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"), Harwood Hull (announcer). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

50781. Duffy's Tavern. February 9, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on January 27, 1951. Archie has received an unsigned valentine and suspects it was sent by guest Shelley Winters. Shelley's lines seem to consist of repeating Archie's lines and saying, "What?" See cat. #96139 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Bert Gordon, Shelley Winters, John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Harwood Hull (announcer). 26:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50514. Duffy's Tavern. February 16, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Archie Writes An Opera". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on January 27, 1951. Rimsky-Archikov, the famous composer, is writing an opera called, "The Two Barbers Of Seville." Don't miss the line, "Where's there's Seville, there's Sevay!" Ed Gardner (performer, director), Bert Gordon, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), John Cleary (producer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Harwood Hull (announcer), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"), Isabel Randolph (? Catherine Randolph). 26:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

4532. Duffy's Tavern. February 23, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Arthur Treacher Fashion Lecture". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on February 6, 1951. Archie asks guest Arthur Treacher to deliver the lecture that he's written on men's fashions. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Arthur Treacher, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), John Cleary (producer, performer as "Clancey"), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"), Harwood Hull (announcer), Bert Gordon. 26:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50527. Duffy's Tavern. March 2, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Arthur Treacher Classes Up The Joint". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on February 6, 1951. Guest Arthur Treacher tries to give the tavern a little class. The script was used previously on Duffy's Tavern on March 23, 1945. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Bert Gordon, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), John Cleary (producer, performer as "Clancy" and "Father Haskins"), Sid Raymond (as "Happy Dan"), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Harwood Hull (announcer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Arthur Treacher. 26:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50782. Duffy's Tavern. March 9, 1951. NBC net. "Archie The Hypnotist". Sponsored by: Anacin, RCA Victor, Chesterfield. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on February 20, 1951. Archie buys a book on hypnotism from the Bert Gordon. Archie, as "Pepsi La Cola" says, "Come wit me to ze Catskills!" The system cue is added live. The script was used previously on "Duffy's Tavern" on December 1, 1948. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Bert Gordon (as "Yascha"), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Martha Sleeper, Bing Crosby (commercial spokesman), Bob Hope (commercial spokesman), John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Harwood Hull (announcer), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

50783. Duffy's Tavern. March 16, 1951. NBC net. "Archie Hires Maxie As Waiter". Sponsored by: RCA Victor, Chesterfield, Anacin. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on February 20, 1951. Arthur Treacher has quit his job as waiter at the Tavern, so Archie gets guest Maxie Rosenbloom to be his replacement. The script is the same as used on December 9, 1945 (see cat. #1582), but Eddie is the quitting waiter. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Bert Gordon, Maxie Rosenbloom, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Harwood Hull (announcer), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"), Maxie Rosenbloom. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

50792. Duffy's Tavern. March 23, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Archie Finds A Diary". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on February 28, 1951. Archie finds the diary of Peter Stuyvesant. The script was previously used on "Duffy's Tavern" on March 26, 1947. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Arthur Treacher, Bert Gordon, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Harwood Hull (announcer), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan). 25:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

61239. Duffy's Tavern. March 30, 1951. NBC net. "Artie Shaw Block Party". Sponsored by: Anacin, RCA Television, Chesterfield. Archie and the Tavern are going to throw a block party, but guest Artie Shaw wants $5000 for the band to appear. After the Artie Shaw Septet plays "Frenesi," Archie auditions The Artie Shaw Quintet, The Artie Shaw Quartet, The Artie Shaw Trio, etc. The system cue is added live. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #50793. The script was previously used on Duffy's Tavern on May 28, 1947, see cat. #22759. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Artie Shaw, Arthur Treacher, Bert Gordon, Bob Hope (Chesterfield commercial), Bing Crosby (Chesterfield commercial), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), John Cleary (producer), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Harwood Hull (announcer). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

50793. Duffy's Tavern. March 30, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Artie Shaw Block Party". Commercials added locally. Archie and the Tavern are going to throw a block party, but guest Artie Shaw wants $5000 for the band to appear. After the Artie Shaw Sextet plays "Frenesi," Archie auditions The Artie Shaw Quintet, The Artie Shaw Quartet, The Artie Shaw Trio, etc. See cat. #61239 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast (the audio however, is not quite as good). The script was previously used on "Duffy's Tavern on May 28, 1947, see cat. #22759. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Artie Shaw, Arthur Treacher, Bert Gordon, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Harwood Hull (announcer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"). 25:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50794. Duffy's Tavern. April 6, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Vallee Detective Sketch". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on March 10, 1951. Guest Rudy Vallee sings, "If You Were The Only Girl In The World." Archie has a new radio program for Rudy, a singing detective show called "The Hummer" (it's not quite "The Whistler!"). The script was previously bused on "Duffy's Tavern" on June 18, 1947 (see cat. #102238) Ed Gardner (performer, director), Rudy Vallee, Howard Hull (announcer), Bert Gordon, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Cesar Concepcion (music director), , Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"). 25:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50795. Duffy's Tavern. April 20, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "The Circus Comes To Town". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on March 21, 1951. The circus has come to town...and Archie's going to be a lion tamer! The script was previously used on Duffy's Tavern on April 30, 1947. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Bert Gordon, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), John Cleary (producer, performer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Harwood Hull (announcer), Abraham Pea (music director), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan). 25:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

101513. Duffy's Tavern. April 27, 1951. NBC net. "Phil Baker". Sponsored by: RCA Victor, Chesterfield, Anacin. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on March 22, 1951. When the Tavern's books don't balance, Archie tries to "Take It Or Leave It" with guest Phil Baker. Phil plays, "The Tennessee Waltz" on his accordion. The system cue has been deleted. The script was previously used on Duffy's Tavern on January 7, 1948 (see cat. #925). The last show of the season. A program was recorded for March 24, 1951. It was cancelled by NBC and was never broadcast. Ed Gardner (performer, director), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Phil Baker, Bert Gordon, Bing Crosby (commercial spokesman), Bob Hope (commercial spokesman), John Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johansen (writer), Harwood Hull (announcer, performer), Sid Raymond (as "Finnegan"), Abraham Pea (music director). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

61364. Duffy's Tavern. October 5, 1951. NBC net. Sustaining. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. The first show of the season. Duffy is planning to sell the tavern, so Archie gets Boris Karlof to scare off the real estate agent. "Fats" plays "Honeysuckle Rose." The system cue is added live. The script was previously used on Duffy's Tavern on May 21, 1947 (see cat. #80217). Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Ed Fats Pichon, Charlie Cantor, Boris Karloff, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer), Arthur Rieck. 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

61363. Duffy's Tavern. October 12, 1951. NBC net. Sustaining. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Archie the movie producer has invited the nation's famous critics to a party down at the tavern. Nobody shows up! "Fats" sings "Basin Street Blues" and "Ain't Misbehavin'." The system cue is added live. Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Ed Fats Pichon, Charlie Cantor, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

61365. Duffy's Tavern. October 19, 1951. NBC net. Sustaining. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Archie's nephew Morton pays a visit, the tavern regulars hold a quiz show. "Fats" plays, "Caledonia." The system cue has been deleted. The script was used previously on Duffy's Tavern on October 26, 1945. Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Ed Fats Pichon, Charlie Cantor, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Gayle Jones, Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

61488. Duffy's Tavern. October 26, 1951. NBC net. Sustaining. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Archie tries to help with nephew Morton's homework. This leads to a visit by the teacher. "Fats" plays "Tea For Two." The script was previously used on Duffy's Tavern on November 2, 1945. Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Charlie Cantor, Ed Fats Pichon, Gayle Jones, Martha Sleeper, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61489. Duffy's Tavern. November 2, 1951. NBC net. "Josita Visits The Tavern". Sustaining. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Archie invites Diego Dinero, the wealthy South American, to the tavern for a Latin floor show. This is a network version of cat. #50800. Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Ed Fats Pichon, Charlie Cantor, Josita Hernandez (vocal), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer), Rafael Beliza. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50800. Duffy's Tavern. November 2, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Josita Visits The Tavern". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Archie invites Diego Dinero, the wealthy South American, to the tavern for a Latin floor show. See cat. #61489 for a network version of this broadcast. Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Ed Fats Pichon, Charlie Cantor, Josita Hernandez (vocal), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer), Rafael Beliza. 28:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50801. Duffy's Tavern. November 9, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Archie's Singing Contest". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Mrs. Piddleton's "Singing Society" is holding the annual singing contest down at the Tavern. Don't miss Miss Duffy's version of, "Lo, Hear The Gentle Lark!" "Fats" plays and sings, "Sophisticated Lady." Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Ed Fats Pichon, Charlie Cantor, Josita Hernandez, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Martha Sleeper, Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50799. Duffy's Tavern. November 16, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "The Deems Taylor Show. Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Archie has written an opera for television. Guest Deems Taylor joins the cast in its first performance. "Fats" does an elegant, "Penthouse Serenade." Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Ed Fats Pichon, Deems Taylor, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Charlie Cantor, Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer). 28:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50499. Duffy's Tavern. November 23, 1951. NBC net. "Archie's Tea Room". Sustaining. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Archie's planning to marry the wealthy Abigail Piddleton, possibly played by Isabel Randolph. She's worth $100,000, but the Tavern has to be changed into a tea room first! "Fats" Pinchon sings, "Brother Fats." Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Charlie Cantor, Ed Fats Pichon, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Gayle Jones, Martha Sleeper, Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer). 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50500. Duffy's Tavern. November 30, 1951. NBC net. "Archie Inherits A Horse". Sustaining. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. A weighing machine predicts that there's good luck coming to Archie. Archie the horse owner: "Come on Stumblebum!" Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Charlie Cantor, Ed Fats Pichon, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer), Harwood Hull (as the voice). 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61362. Duffy's Tavern. December 1, 1951. NBC net. "Bobby Capo". Sponsored by: Chesterfield, Anacin, RCA Victor. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico on the date above, but was never broadcast. In an effort to entice the fabulously wealthy Carmen Cabana to the "Casa del Duffy," Archie gets Bobby Capo to entertain. The system cue has been deleted. Bert Gordon, Bobby Capo, Dud Conley (engineer), Jack Cleary (producer), Larry Rhine (writer), Al Johanson (writer), Ed Gardner, Bing Crosby (Chesterfield commercial), Bob Hope (Chesterfield commercial), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

50798. Duffy's Tavern. December 7, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Baby Left At Tavern". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Someone has left a baby at the doorstep of Duffy's Tavern! The script was used previously on Duffy's Tavern on April 14, 1948. Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Ed Fats Pichon, Charlie Cantor, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

50797. Duffy's Tavern. December 14, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Archie's Teacher Visits The Tavern". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Archie's old teacher from P.S. 4 ("Turkey Neck Tompkins") is visiting the Tavern and joins in a Round Table Discussion! "Fats" plays and sings, "Sweet Lorraine." Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Ed Fats Pichon, Charlie Cantor, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Martha Sleeper, Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

110306. Duffy's Tavern. December 21, 1951. NBC net. "McGuire Splits The Ocean". Sustaining. Slippery McGuire wants Archie to invest in a scheme to put split atoms back together. The story was previously used on Duffy's Tavern" on November 30, 1945 see cat. #7868). Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Hazel Shermet, Ed Fats Pichon, John Brown, Harwood Hull. 28:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

96613. Duffy's Tavern. December 28, 1951. NBC net. "Archie Wins A Trip To Honolulu". Sponsored by: RCA Victor, Anacin. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Archie has entered a slogan contest and he's sure that he's won a trip to Hawaii. "Fats" plays a hot, "Sweet Leilani" on the piano. After he wins the contest, Archie discovers that it was for entries by children under 13-years-old only. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #50796. The system cue has been deleted. This is the last program of the series. Ed Gardner (performer, producer as "Edward F. Gardner", director), Ed Fats Pichon, Charlie Cantor, Larry Rhine (writer), Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Budd Grossman (writer), John Brown (doubles), Harwood Hull. 29:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

50796. Duffy's Tavern. December 28, 1951. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. "Archie Wins A Trip To Honolulu". Commercials added locally. The program was recorded in Puerto Rico. Archie has entered a slogan contest and is sure he's won the trip to Hawaii. "Fats" plays a hot, "Sweet Leilani." After he wins the contest, Archie discovers it was only for children under thirteen-years-old! About one minute has been deleted from the middle of the program. See cat. #96613 for a network, sponsored version of this program. This is the last program of the series. Ed Gardner (performer, producer, director), Ed Fats Pichon, Charlie Cantor, Hazel Shermet (as "Miss Duffy"), Larry Rhine (writer), Budd Grossman (writer). 27:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

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