Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie

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.


51218. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. May 21, 1934. Program #1. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Music fill for local commercial insert. The firt show of the series. Frank helps the Honorable Archie to get dressed...he's got a big date! Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 14:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

51219. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. May 22, 1934. Program #2. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Music fill for local commercial insert. Frank chats with Cynthia on the telephone and does little to help with the cause of the Honorable Archie. Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 14:36. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47021. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. May 28, 1934. Program #5. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but except for a closing tag, only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. A disguise for Frank to get past a policeman. Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 14:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

47022. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. May 29, 1934. Program #6. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but except for a closing tag, only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. Frank and Archie discuss their ancestors. A visit from Mr. Hipplewater, who has come to several wrong conclusions Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 15:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

47025. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. June 1934. Program #21. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. The date is approximate. Frank and Archie are chained in a house in Mexico, making it difficult to find Cleopatra Martin's criminal brother. Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 15:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

47026. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. June 6, 1934. Program #22. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. A victory dinner upon returning from Mexico, and a discussion about women. Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 15:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

47023. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. June 6, 1934. Program #11. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. Frank and Archie have just returned from a round of golf. A police dictagraph is discovered and the cops have captured Cleopatra Martin. The closing commercial tag and program closing has been deleted. Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 13:35. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

47024. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. June 7, 1934. Program #12. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but except for a closing tag, only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. The opening is upcut. Mr. Abernathy pays a visit. Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 13:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

47027. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. June 27, 1934. Program #23. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. The story of the four African lions...or was it five African lions? Why spend the night at the club to avoid Martin, an escaped convict? The concluding music has been partially deleted. Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 14:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

47028. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. June 28, 1934. Program #24. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. Martin swears revenge on Archie and his two friends: Mr. Hipplewater and Capt. Scudder. Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 14:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

47029. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. July 2, 1934. Program #25. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. The missing Hipplewater and Scudder return...in their cups. But so does Martin! Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 15:11. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

47030. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. July 3, 1934. Program #26. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. Expecting Cleopatra Martin for a romantic dinner, but a shocking revelation...her brother Martin is really her husband! Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 14:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

47031. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. July 9, 1934. Program #29. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. $100,000 still awaits Archie, if he marries Hipplewater's daughter...plus interest! Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 15:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

47032. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. July 10, 1934. Program #30. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Sponsored by Grayco Ties (tie rack premium), but only the music fill for local commercial insert is heard. Archie quizzes Frank on the huge egg and milk bills. Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 15:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

97501. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. October 1934. Program #83. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcasting Company. Music fill for local commercial insert. The day of the baseball game has arrived. "Curtis Benton" does the play-by-play description (this may be the performer's real name). A home run wins the game! The date is approximate, the transcription is marked, "Copyright 1934." Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland, Curtis Benton (?). 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

97500. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. October 1934. Program #77. Blue net origination, Western Broadcasting Company syndication. Music fill for local commercial insert. Archie is now engaged and is working for his fiancee's father. A baseball team is being formed. Fifteen thousand cans of mackerel are to be packed and a banquet is planned. Follow this plot, if you can! The date is approximate, the transcription label is marked, "Copyright 1934." Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

44889. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. 1935. Program #199. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Music fill for local commercial insert. Lady Trufflethorpe, Archie's aunt, is coming to visit, with Olivia! The date is approximate. Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 12:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

44890. Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie. 1935. Program #200. Blue net origination, syndicated by The Western Broadcast Company. Music fill for local commercial insert. Auntie takes over the household and hires a gardener...Frank's cousin! The program opening and music fill have been deleted. Eddie Holden, Reginald Sharland. 11:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

Report contains 18 programs.