Good News Of 1939

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.


46703. Good News Of 1939. September 1, 1938. Program #36. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first selection is a medley of tunes that became hits during the summer while the show was off the air. The first show of the season. Baby Snooks catches Daddy sneaking in at 3 A. M. Louis B. Mayer introduces scenes from "Boy's Town," with Spencer Tracey and Mickey Rooney. Father Edward J. Flanagan appears after the drama. Fanny Brice (as Baby Snooks) sings "A Tisket, A Tasket." Frank Morgan recalls his career as a doctor and surgeon. Robert Young (host), Ted Pearson (announcer), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Alice Faye, Louis B. Mayer, Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Edward Flanagan, Frank Morgan. 59:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46278. Good News Of 1939. September 15, 1938. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "I've Got a Pocket Full Of Dreams." Baby Snooks bedevils Daddy as he tries to relax. "Rendezvous," by George Beck, with Robert Taylor and Rita Johnson. A drama about a soldier and his date with death. Frank Morgan recalls his days in the army, his experiences as a judge and a lawyer. "If Men Gave Showers For Grooms Like Women Do For Brides." Robert Young (host), Ted Pearson (announcer), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Robert Taylor, Virginia Barrow, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, George Beck (writer), Rita Johnson, Frank Morgan. 59:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46281. Good News Of 1939. September 22, 1938. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Morgan For Senator." Baby Snooks and Daddy discuss Aunt Sophie and her new baby. Frank Morgan tells guest Maxie Rosenbloom about his prize fighting career. Florence Rice and Robert Taylor in "Literary Gem," by George Beck, with Hanley Stafford. Maxie romances Fanny! Robert Taylor (host), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Ted Pearson (announcer), Phil Regan, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Frank Morgan, Maxie Rosenbloom, Florence Rice, George Beck (writer). 59:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46704. Good News Of 1939. September 29, 1938. Program #40. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. Frank Morgan, running for Senator, sings "Frank, The College Leader Man." Baby Snooks watches as Daddy becomes an artist. The director and cameraman from the picture, "Too Hot To Handle," describe their hardships in the jungle. Frank Morgan relates his experiences as a photographer. Scenes from "He Who Gets Slapped," with Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson. "If Men Attended Fashion Shows As Women Do." Francis Wallace with football predictions. Christina Welles, Fanny Brice, Francis Wallace, Frank Morgan, George Jessel, Hanley Stafford, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Phil Regan, Rita Johnson, Spencer Tracy, Ted Pearson. 59:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46698. Good News Of 1939. October 6, 1938. Program #41. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is a medley from "The Great Waltz." Daddy has insomnia, and Baby Snooks is no help. Frank Morgan recalls his days as a police inspector. Thirteen year old Lenny Lynn sings. An "air preview" of "Stablemates," with Wallace Beery, Mickey Rooney, Joe E. Brown. Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, Hanley Stafford, Joe E. Brown, Lennie Lynn, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Mickey Rooney, Phil Regan, Robert Young, Ted Pearson, Wallace Beery. 59:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46271. Good News Of 1939. October 13, 1938. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "When The Circus Comes To Town." Daddy discovers that Baby Snooks hasn't been to school for three days! Eleanor Powell tap dances. Frank Morgan recalls his days as a ballet dancer. Lionel Barrymore and Lew Ayres do a scene from, "Young Dr. Kildare." Francis Wallace makes football predictions. The cast does "If Men Gave Charitable Bazaars As Women Do." Allan Jones, Eleanor Powell, Fanny Brice, Francis Wallace, Frank Morgan, Hanley Stafford, Jo Ann Sayers, Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Robert Young, Ted Pearson. 60:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46266. Good News Of 1939. October 20, 1938. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Liza." Baby Snooks and Daddy visit the art museum. Frank Morgan tells of his adventures in Polonia and Belgravia. Edgar Selwyn directs "The Moon Is On Fire," with Joan Crawford in a well-done original drama. "If Women Went On Hunting Trips As Men Do." The entire cast (including Joan Crawford) sings the finale. Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Robert Young (host), Billie Burke, Judy Garland, Frank Nelson, Frank Morgan, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Edgar Selwyn (director), Joan Crawford, Ted Pearson (announcer). 59:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46267. Good News Of 1939. October 27, 1938. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee, Bulova Watch (local), Beckman Furs (local). Baby Snooks and Daddy prepare to attend a wedding. Frank Morgan recalls his days as a reporter. "A Free Soul," with Clark Gable, Lionel Barrymore and Rita Johnson. Ralph Morgan (Frank's brother) makes a cameo appearance. Robert Young (host), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Miliza Korjus, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Frank Morgan, Clark Gable, Lionel Barrymore, Rita Johnson, Ralph Morgan. 59:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46268. Good News Of 1939. November 3, 1938. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "Love Is Sweeping The Country." Daddy tells Baby Snooks a bedtime story. Frank Morgan recalls his days as a concert violinist. "The Valiant," with Ralph Morgan, Ruth Hussey, Robert Young. A "horsey" finale. Betty Jaynes, Douglas MacPhail, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Ralph Morgan, Ralph Morgan, Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Ted Pearson. 59:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46269. Good News Of 1939. November 10, 1938. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "The Girl Friend Of The Whirling Dervish." Frank Morgan brags about the many dogs that he's trained. Baby Snooks helps Daddy prepare for a college weekend. Snooks and George Murphy sing a duet. "The Copperhead," with Lionel Barrymore, Ruth Hussey, and George Murphy is a well-done Civil War drama. Maureen O'Sullivan and Lew Ayres do a scene from, "Spring Madness." Douglas MacPhail sings. Frank Morgan and Meredith Willson sing a "Gay 90s" tune. Douglas MacPhail, Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, George Murphy, Hanley Stafford, Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Ted Pearson. 59:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10056. Good News Of 1939. November 17, 1938. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee, Bulova (local), Beckman's Furs (local). The first tune is "The Bumpy Road To Love." Frank Morgan relates how he battled burglars in his house. Louis Mayer and Father Flanagan talk about the "Boys Town" movie and appeal for funds. Daddy prepares Baby Snooks for a visit from the boss. Scenes from "The Shining Hour," with Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas and Robert Young. "If Men Played Cards As Women Do." About one minute is missing from the middle of the program. Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Frank Morgan, Tony Martin, Louis B. Mayer, Edward Flanagan, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Robert Young, Margaret Sullavan, Ted Pearson (announcer). 59:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

46693. Good News Of 1939. November 24, 1938. Program #48. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Swing The Square." Daddy is proud of his new car, Baby Snooks is suitably impressed. Frank Morgan has had an accident with his car, he relates his experiences mining gold in the Mojave desert. Meredith Willson's orchestra plays, "Have A Heart," written by guest Mickey Rooney. A Thanksgiving drama, "Thanksgiving At The Hardy's," with Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden, Cecilia Parker, Ann Rutherford. An original drama directed by George B. Seitz. Ted Pearson's last appearance as the show's announcer. Robert Young (host), Ted Pearson (announcer), Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Tony Martin, Frank Morgan, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden, Cecilia Parker, Ann Rutherford, George B. Seitz (director). 59:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46692. Good News Of 1939. December 1, 1938. Program #49. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Love Is On The Air Tonight." The first appearance of Warren Hull on the program as the announcer. Frank Morgan and Meredith Willson sing, "Rigoletto." Daddy tries to get some work done at home as Baby Snooks tries to "help." Frank Morgan, the chemist-bacteriologist-physicist, creates an artificial emerald. Fanny Brice sings, "The Lambeth Walk," with a cockney accent. "The Gambler," with Frank Morgan (in a straight dramatic role), Martha Wentworth, Clarence Muse. A well-done drama about gambling. Robert Young (host), Warren Hull (announcer), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Frank Morgan, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Tony Martin, Martha Wentworth, Clarence Muse. 59:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46691. Good News Of 1939. December 8, 1938. Program #50. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "Bojangles Of Harlem." Warren Hull's second appearance on the program as announcer. Daddy tries to tell Baby Snooks the story of "Romeo and Juliet." Frank Morgan recalls his days as a Hindu mystic and makes wheatcakes in a hat. Rosalind Russell, Russell Hicks, Robert Young, Bernard Frizzell (?) and Donald Douglas do a scene from, "Within The Law." Bernard Frizell, Don Douglas, Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, Hanley Stafford, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Robert Young, Rosalind Russell, Russell Hicks, Tony Martin, Vern Goodell, Warren Hull. 59:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46694. Good News Of 1939. December 15, 1938. Program #51. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "Tomorrow." Daddy's not feeling too well, so Baby Snooks tells him a story! Frank Morgan is being sued for ruining the hat of a man during last week's magic trick. "A Christmas Carol," with Lionel Barrymore, Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, Ronald Sinclair, Ann Rutherford, Franz Waxman (composer and conductor of the music for the drama). The cast does, "If Men Went Christmas Shopping As Women Do." Robert Young (host), Warren Hull (announcer), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Tony Martin, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Frank Morgan, Lionel Barrymore, Charles Dickens (author), Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, Ronald Sinclair, Ann Rutherford, Franz Waxman. 59:39. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

46695. Good News Of 1939. December 22, 1938. Program #52. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "Here's To Eleanor," a medley of tunes made famous by Eleanor Powell. Baby Snooks and Daddy visit Santa Claus. Frank Morgan, the mountain climber. Baby Snooks recites, "The Owl and The Pussycat." A good radio drama, "Rendezvous At Dawn," with Robert Taylor and Rita Johnson. Robert Young (host), Warren Hull (announcer), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Tony Martin, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Frank Morgan, Robert Taylor, Rita Johnson. 59:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46979. Good News Of 1939. December 29, 1938. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "When You're In Love." Douglas MacPhail sings. "First Is Last," a pun-filled routine with Baby Snooks and Daddy. Bill Stern is interviewed about the upcoming Rose Bowl game and play-by-play sportscasting. Frank Morgan recalls how he played football on two teams at the same time! "Deep Rooted," with Lionel Barrymore and Beulah Bondi, is a play about a New Englander finally leaving for California after thirty years. Barrymore loses his place in the script for a moment. Beulah Bondi, Bill Stern, Douglas MacPhail, Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, Hanley Stafford, Lionel Barrymore, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Robert Young, Warren Hull. 59:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46980. Good News Of 1939. January 5, 1939. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "High Flyin." Guest Melvyn Douglas plays the harmonica. Daddy tries to get some exercise while Baby Snooks isn't of much help. Frank Morgan: master of phonetics and languages. "A Rose By Any Name," with Melvyn Douglas and Virginia Bruce. Douglas MacPhail, Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, Hanley Stafford, Melvyn Douglas (narrator), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Robert Young, Virginia Bruce, Warren Hull. 60:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46977. Good News Of 1939. January 12, 1939. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "Jubilai." Frank Morgan recalls how he broke the bank at Monte Carlo. Miliza Korjus and Tony Martin sing. Daddy tries to tell Baby Snooks about fish. Frank gives Robert Young a tip on a horse, and recounts his duel with the finest swordsman in Europe. Dennis O'Keefe, Cecilia Parker, and Nat Pendleton talk about their new picture, "Burn 'Em Up O'Connor." Frank Morgan: the race car driver. "If Men Went Apartment Hunting As Women Do." Verna Felton is heard briefly during one of the commercials. Baby Snooks recites, "Three Little Kittens." Robert Young (host), Warren Hull (announcer), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Miliza Korjus, Frank Morgan, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Tony Martin, Dennis O'Keefe, Cecilia Parker, Nat Pendleton, Verna Felton. 59:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46978. Good News Of 1939. February 2, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Happy Little Farmer." Frank Morgan: the opera impresario. Daddy gets a ticket for walking on the grass in the park. Baby Snooks recites, "Simple Simon." "Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain is performed with Rex Ingram, Victor Killian, Claire Blanding, Mickey Rooney, Frank Nelson, and Elizabeth Risdon. The music score is by Franz Waxman, produced by Joseph Mankiewicz. Robert Young sings "Have A Heart," written by Mickey Rooney. Mickey also sings his tune. Robert Young (host), Warren Hull (announcer), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Tony Martin, Frank Morgan, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Miliza Korjus, Mark Twain (author), Rex Ingram, Victor Killian, Claire Blanding, Mickey Rooney, Frank Nelson, Elizabeth Risdon, Franz Waxman (music score), Joseph Mankiewicz (producer). 60:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46975. Good News Of 1939. February 16, 1939. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "Cuckoo In The Clock," sung by Robert Young. Baby Snooks and Daddy get ready to take a train to the World's Fair. Frank Morgan's scarab, brought back from the Sahara desert. Scenes from "Fast and Loose," with Robert Montgomery and Rosalind Russell. Robert Montgomery apologizes for his laryngitis and asks Robert Young on the air, to take his place. The last show with Tony Martin as a regular. Verna Felton is heard in one of the commercials. Robert Young (host), Warren Hull (announcer), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Rosalind Russell, Robert Montgomery, Frank Morgan, Verna Felton, Tony Martin, Miliza Korjus, Joan Marsh, Frank Nelson, Tom Collins. 59:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46974. Good News Of 1939. February 23, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "It Seems To Be Spring." Gertrude Niesen sings. Baby Snooks and Daddy stop at a hotel on their way to the San Francisco World's Fair. Miliza Korjus sings. Frank Morgan mines for jade (part of the routine is deleted). Cary Wilson, a Hollywood commentator, tells the story of the unknown genius who invented agriculture. Baby Snooks recites, "Mary Had A Little Lamb," with gestures! Carey Wilson, Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, Gertrude Niesen, Hanley Stafford, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Miliza Korjus, Robert Young, Warren Hull. 59:09. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

47578. Good News Of 1939. March 2, 1939. Program #62. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Winter Overture." Lew Ayres and Jimmy Stewart plug their new film, "Ice Follies Of 1939," and appear with Joan Crawford in scenes from the picture. Baby Snooks and Daddy are en route to the San Francisco Fair at Treasure Island. Frank Morgan recalls his days with the Canadian Mounties. Louis B. Mayer discusses horse racing with a handicapper and an official of Santa Anita. Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, Gertrude Niesen, Hanley Stafford, Jimmy Stewart, Joan Crawford, Lew Ayres, Louis B. Mayer, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Miliza Korjus, Robert Young, Warren Hull. 59:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46981. Good News Of 1939. March 9, 1939. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "This Is It." Daddy tries to figure out his income tax, while Baby Snooks "helps." The twenty fifth anniversary of Frank Morgan's stage career (and of his marriage). "The Criminal Code," with Lionel Barrymore, Rita Johnson, Robert Taylor. Gertrude Niesen sings. A brief appearance by Robert Montgomery, Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, Gertrude Niesen, Hanley Stafford, Lionel Barrymore, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Rita Johnson, Robert Montgomery, Robert Taylor, Robert Young, Warren Hull. 59:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46982. Good News Of 1939. March 16, 1939. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Hooray For Spinach." Baby Snooks and Daddy are at the San Francisco World's Fair. Frank Morgan describes his painting (a masterpiece!), and his career as a Parisian artist. Meredith Willson performs his "opera" based on, "Jeepers Creepers." Meredith sings all the parts! "Faith Is Not Always A Lady," an Irish play, with J. M. Carrigan, Wright Kramer, Elizabeth Risdon, Robert Montgomery (who directed the play as well as appeared in it). Elizabeth Risdon, Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, Gertrude Niesen, Hanley Stafford, J. M. Kerrigan (narrator), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Robert Montgomery, Robert Young, Warren Hull, Wright Kramer. 59:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46976. Good News Of 1939. March 23, 1939. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "I Love To Ride On a Choo-Choo Train." Gilbert Russell sings. Baby Snooks and Daddy get ready for the opera. Frank Morgan is accused of cheating at cards by the oboe player's wife. Frank Morgan: the flower lover and gentleman farmer. Miliza Korjus sings. "Sgt. Madden," with Wallace Beery, Alan Curtis, Laraine Day, Mark Lawrence, Frances Arns. Baby Snooks recites, "Old Mother Hubbard." Robert Young (host), Warren Hull (announcer), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Gilbert Russell, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Frank Morgan, Miliza Korjus, Wallace Beery, Alan Curtis, Laraine Day, Mark Lawrence, Frances Arns. 59:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47576. Good News Of 1939. March 30, 1939. Program #66. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Fine and Dandy." Leo Carrillo imitates an Italian on the telephone. Frank Morgan, the ace pilot. Gale Gordon appears in one of the commercials. Daddy explains his truck farm operation to Baby Snooks. Walter Pidgeon and Virginia Bruce appear in, "Moral Victory," by Milton Geiger. Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, Gale Gordon, Hanley Stafford, Leo Carrillo, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Miliza Korjus, Milton Geiger (adaptor), Robert Young, Virginia Bruce, Walter Pidgeon, Warren Hull. 59:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46973. Good News Of 1939. April 6, 1939. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "High Flyin." The program is dedicated to Jeanette MacDonald. Baby Snooks tells Daddy about her new tutor. Kitty Carlisle is interviewed about her Fashion Academy Award, she also sings. Frank Morgan as the style leader of London. "Morgan of Scotland Yard" recalls, "The Dentist Case." Drama: "The Voice Of Bugle Ann," with Lionel Barrymore. The system cue has been deleted. Douglas MacPhail, Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, Hanley Stafford, Kitty Carlisle, Lionel Barrymore, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Robert Young, Warren Hull. 58:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

47575. Good News Of 1939. April 13, 1939. Program #68. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Sing My Heart." Gilbert Russell sings. Baby Snooks has played hookey from school today, Daddy investigates. Frank Morgan: the Scotsman. "I'll Be Suing You," by Robert Riley Crutcher, features Virginia Bruce and Melvyn Douglas. Robert Young (host), Warren Hull (announcer), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Melvyn Douglas, Gilbert Russell, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Frank Morgan, Robert Riley Crutcher (author), Virginia Bruce. 59:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47577. Good News Of 1939. April 20, 1939. Program #69. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is "High Flyin'." Daddy takes Baby Snooks to the toy store. Frank Morgan recalls his career as an opera singer, and as a chemist! "The Hardy's Ride High," with Mickey Rooney. The Hardy family has inherited $2 million dollars! Daddy gives Baby Snooks a cooking lesson. Ann Rutherford, Cecilia Parker, Douglas MacPhail, Fanny Brice, Fay Holden, Frank Morgan, Hanley Stafford, Lewis Stone, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Mickey Rooney, Miliza Korjus, Robert Young, Warren Hull. 59:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48915. Good News Of 1939. April 27, 1939. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. A program celebrating Lionel Barrymore's 61st birthday. Eddie Cantor sings a birthday medley for Lionel. Daddy tries to get into the house early in the morning, with Baby Snooks on guard! "First Of The Month," by Edward James. A well-done serious drama about a landlord in New York's ghetto. Frank Morgan, the famous navigator. Robert Taylor is the m. c. for the Barrymore birthday tribute which features brief talks by Robert Montgomery, Mickey Rooney, Rosalind Russell, Clark Gable, Norma Shearer, Louis B. Mayer. Barrymore gives a reply speech of thanks. Robert Young (host), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Warren Hull (announcer), Eddie Cantor, Lionel Barrymore, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Edward James (writer), Frank Morgan, Robert Taylor, Robert Montgomery, Rosalind Russell, Mickey Rooney, Clark Gable, Norma Shearer, Louis B. Mayer. 59:33. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47573. Good News Of 1939. May 4, 1939. Program #72. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Got A Pebble In My Shoe." Guest Ed Sullivan recalls June 4, 1929 in a gossip column of the air. Frank Morgan, the journalist. Daddy tries to go to sleep, but Baby Snooks hears a burglar. Fanny Brice sings, "My Man." Frank Morgan in a serious drama, "Water Under The Bridge" with Rita Johnson and Gale Gordon. The orchestra plays, "Parade Fantastique," written by Meredith Willson. Robert Young (host), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Ed Sullivan, Connie Boswell, Frank Morgan, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Rita Johnson, Gale Gordon, Warren Hull (announcer). 59:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47574. Good News Of 1939. May 11, 1939. Program #71. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Gotta Get Some Shuteye." Daddy tries to get Baby Snooks to go to bed. Frank Morgan, the horse breeder. Scenes from "Lucky Night," with Myrna Loy, Robert Taylor and Gale Gordon. Baby Snooks sings, "Three Little Fishes." Robert Young, Warren Hull (announcer), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Frank Morgan, Connie Boswell, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Myrna Loy, Robert Taylor, Gale Gordon. 59:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

77200. Good News Of 1939. May 18, 1939. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is a medley, starting with, "I Cried For You" (with a vocal by Robert Young)! Snooks watches Daddy shave. In a second sketch, Daddy takes Snooks golfing. Frank describes the articles he's written for an encyclopedea. The program features a drama called, "Two Men Met At The Vale," with Robert Young and Wallace Beery. Wally reads a proclamation; Meredith has been named honorary police chief of Mason City, Iowa. It's Meredith's birthday. Frank Morgan, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Connie Boswell, Wallace Beery, Robert Young (m. c.), Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Warren Hull (announcer), Howard Emmet Rogers (writer). 61:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83228. Good News Of 1939. May 25, 1939. NBC net. Daddy and Snooks visit Daddy's boss while he's in the hospital. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Dick Powell. 7:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

77225. Good News Of 1939. June 1, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. It's Frank Morgan's birthday. The first tune is, "Rumplestiltskin." The date is subject to correction. Daddy's going fishing at 4:30 in the morning, Snooks has her own ideas. Frank Morgan continues his adventures as a spy, about to be executed by firing squad in the country of Bendovia. Carey Wilson tells a story called, "Yesterday." "If Men Took Care Of The Garden As Women Do." Frank tries to sing Baby Snooks to sleep. Hanley Stafford, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Connie Boswell, Frances Arms, Carey Wilson, Warren Hull (announcer), Robert Young (m.c.), Margalo Gillmore (? commercial spokeswoman), Frank Morgan, Fanny Brice. 55:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83226. Good News Of 1939. June 8, 1939. NBC net. Snooks and Daddy are at the beach. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford. 7:24. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpt.

47572. Good News Of 1939. June 15, 1939. Program #77. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Stand By For Further Announcements." Daddy explains the business of "dying" to Snooks and her pet turtle. Frank Morgan appears on the show from WEAF, New York, where he's appearing for the opening of, "The Wizard Of Oz." Carey Wilson tells the story of, "Three Days Of The World's Worst Worrier." Daddy takes Baby Snooks to the ball game. Carey Wilson, Connie Boswell, Fanny Brice, Frank Morgan, Hanley Stafford, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Robert Young, Warren Hull, Frances Arms, Warren Hull (announcer). 59:11. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

83222. Good News Of 1939. June 22, 1939. NBC net. There's a new baby in the house, and Snooks has disappeared. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford. 7:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

65889. Good News Of 1939. June 29, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The last show of the season. Snooks is jealous of the new baby; Daddy tells her the story of, "The Wizard of Oz." Robert Young introduces Judy Garland (who sings, "Over The Rainbow"). Judy, Bert Lahr, Ray Bolger and Robert Young sing tunes from, "The Wizard Of Oz." Fred Stone, who appeared in the Broadway stage show of "The Wizard Of Oz" in 1904, is interviewed. Frank Morgan says that he was in the original play too! He then describes how he invented the motion picture camera. Harold Arlen (the composer) plays and sings, "Over The Rainbow." The system cue has been deleted. Robert Young (host), Judy Garland, Bert Lahr, Ray Bolger, Fred Stone, Frank Morgan, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Gertrude Niesen, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Sam Moore (writer), Phil Rapp (writer), Warren Hull (announcer). 59:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

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