Front and Center

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.


65716. Front and Center. July 13, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Army recruiting. Dorothy's first tune is "Feudin', Fightin' and Fussin'." Jack Carson tries to make a date with Dorothy. Dick Powell and Dorothy appear in a comic romance about newlyweds. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #38891. Dorothy Lamour (hostess), Henry Russell and His Orchestra, The Crew Chiefs, Jack Carson, Dick Powell, Hal Gibney (announcer), Glenhall Taylor (director). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

38891. Front and Center. July 13, 1947. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. This is a summer replacement series for "The Fred Allen Show." Replacing Armed Serves Review #5. Jack Carson tries to make a date with Dorothy. Dick Powell and Dorothy appear in a comic romance about newlyweds. This is possibly the second show of the series. See cat. #65716 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Dorothy Lamour (hostess), Henry Russell and His Orchestra, Jack Carson, Dick Powell, The Crew Chiefs, Hal Gibney (announcer), Glenhall Taylor (director). 25:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65717. Front and Center. July 20, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Army recruiting. Dorothy's first song is "I Do, Do, Do Like You." Dorothy and guest Van Johnson appear in a romance about a boxer and his girl. Dorothy Lamour, Henry Russell and His Orchestra, The Crew Chiefs, Hal Gibney (announcer), Glenhall Taylor (producer, director), Alan Young (guest), Van Johnson, Ken Christy, Bill Danch (writer), Norman Paul (special material). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65652. Front and Center. August 10, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Army recruiting. The first tune is, "Personality." Guest Garry Moore narrates his new (and silly) symphony. Guest Edward G. Robinson appears in, "Begin At The End." Dorothy Lamour, Henry Russell and His Orchestra, Glenhall Taylor (producer, director), Hal Gibney (announcer), Ken Christy, Garry Moore, Edward G. Robinson, Rye Billsbury, Lois Corbett, Bill Danch (writer), The Crew Chiefs. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65654. Front and Center. August 17, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Army recruiting. The first tune is, "It's Almost Like Being In Love." Guests George Burns and Gracie Allen try to convince Dorothy to use George as her next leading man...in a sarong! Guest Ronald Reagan appears in a dramatic skit (with Dorothy Lamour) about love and romance. Dorothy Lamour, Henry Russell and His Orchestra, The Crew Chiefs, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Hal Gibney (announcer), Ronald Reagan, Glenhall Taylor (producer, director). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65655. Front and Center. August 31, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Army recruiting. The first tune is "Brazil." Guest Bob Hope mentions a "flying saucer" briefly during his monologue. Guest Lloyd Nolan appears in "The Schoolmaster From Connecticut," by Jean Holloway. The program features an emotional monologue about the death of Nathan Hale. Bob and Dorothy sing "My Favorite Brunette." Dorothy Lamour, Henry Russell and His Orchestra, Hal Gibney (announcer), Bob Hope, Lloyd Nolan, Jean Holloway (writer), Bill Danch (writer), Jane Morgan, The Crew Chiefs, Glenhall Taylor (producer, director). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65656. Front and Center. September 28, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Army recruiting. The first tune is "Make Mine Country Style." Guest Dennis Day imitates "The Mad Russian," Jerry Colonna and characters from "The Great Gildersleeve," Fibber McGee and Molly and the residents of "Allen's Alley." Dennis also sings "Ya Sure, You Betcha!" Guest George Murphy appears in a light romance with Dorothy. The last show of the series. Dorothy Lamour, Henry Russell and His Orchestra, The Crew Chiefs, Dennis Day, Bill Danch (writer), Glenhall Taylor (producer, director), George Murphy. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 7 programs.