The Baby Snooks Show

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.


6738. The Baby Snooks Show. 1945. CBS net. A very funny show. Mother Higgens invites Daddy's old flame for a visit so she can see how baggy Daddy has become. The plan goes awry. The body of the show only, no open or close. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

51163. The Baby Snooks Show. September 16, 1945. CBS net. Sponsored by: Sanka. The first show of the series, but surprisingly, Fanny Brice does not appear! The search for Baby Snooks! Eddie Cantor helps "Daddy" search for her. "Snooks" speaks at the end of the broadcast, but it's not Fanny Brice! See also "The Maxwell House Coffee Time" of September 4, 1941 (cat. # ). It too was the first show of the season, and Baby Snooks was "lost" (no reason given). Hanley Stafford, Eddie Cantor, Bob Graham (vocal), Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox (announcer). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

106549. The Baby Snooks Show. November 25, 1945. CBS net. Sponsored by: Sanka, Jell-O. Daddy has invented, "The Higgins Meat Piller." A rehearsal recording. There are no music or sound effects for the first 12 minutes. Harlow Wilcox is not heard for 12 minutes. See cat. #106740 for a recording of this program as broadcast. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Frank Nelson, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra. 22:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

106740. The Baby Snooks Show. November 25, 1945. CBS net. Daddy has invented a "meat piller." It makes meat into a pill. Baby Snooks sings, "Would You Like To Swing On A Star." "Jerry Dingle" (Danny Thomas) invents a Frankenstein-type monster named, "Dinglestein." See cat. #106549 for a rehearsal recording of this program. Fanny Brice, Danny Thomas, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Hanley Stafford. 27:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72455. The Baby Snooks Show. April 28, 1946. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Honeysuckle Rose." Daddy has gotten a week's vacation. Travel agent Frank Nelson tries to help. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Bob Graham (vocal), Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Frank Nelson. 30:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

38276. The Baby Snooks Show. September 6, 1946. CBS net. Sponsored by: Jello, La France Bluing Flakes. Snooks trades places in school with the daughter of the colored washerwoman. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Sara Berner. 29:15. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

35393. The Baby Snooks Show. November 1, 1946. CBS net. Sponsored by: Jello. Daddy gets into a Halloween feud with a neighbor, and Snooks is no help. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Arlene Harris, Sara Berner, Ben Alexander, Frank Nelson, Georgia Ellis, Robert Bentz. 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65803. The Baby Snooks Show. 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: Jello. Daddy gets an audition for Snooks with a summer stock company. Both Snooks and Daddy tread the boards. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Frank Nelson, Ken Christy. 24:48. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

49615. The Baby Snooks Show. March 21, 1947. CBS net, AFRS rebroadcast. The Higgins family is redecorating the house, Daddy has built his own desk. Snooks and Daddy decide to hang the new wallpaper themselves. A similar skit was previously used, see cat. #86057. An excerpt from the program was rebroadcast on, "To The Rear March" (see cat. #10284). AFRS program name: "The Fanny Brice-Frank Morgan Show." Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra. 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104657. The Baby Snooks Show. April 4, 1947. Program #29. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Baby Snooks wants to join the "Campfire Scouts." Daddy tries to start a fire by rubbing two sticks together. Then, they go fishing. Fanny has trouble one one spot reading her script. AFRS program name: "Fanny Brice (Baby Snooks)." Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox (announcer). 29:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104658. The Baby Snooks Show. April 18, 1947. Program #33. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Daddy tries to take a nap, but first he has to deal with "Arnold the Cricket" and "Matilda, the Maid." Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox (announcer). 29:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49616. The Baby Snooks Show. April 25, 1947. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. After much effort to get Snooks and Robespierre to bed, the Higgins' are off to a theatre party. But Snooks has her own ideas! Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Gale Gordon, Alan Reed. 31:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

93812. The Baby Snooks Show. May 23, 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Daddy tries to get Snooks interested in reading the encyclopedia. Snooks is interested enough to answer the questions on a radio quiz show...with a little help! The program opening is slightly upcut. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox (announcer). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

22738. The Baby Snooks Show. October 17, 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: Spic 'n Span. Snooks donates Daddy's new suits to a charity auction. One commercial has been deleted. The date may be incorrect. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Bob Graham (vocals). 28 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

39873. The Baby Snooks Show. October 24, 1947. CBS net, KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jello, Log Cabin Syrup. A funny show. When facing rejection at a party, Snooks decides she needs a boyfriend. Joining a Lonely Hearts Club, an elderly elevator operator from Des Moines comes to elope with Snooks. The date may be incorrect. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Arlene Harris. 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

22739. The Baby Snooks Show. May 14, 1948. CBS net. Sponsored by: Jello. The entire Higgens family has wild adventures at the circus. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Alan Reed, Harlow Wilcox (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

61223. The Baby Snooks Show. September 1948. CBS net. Sponsored by: Jello. When Snooks declares that she's going to run away from home. Daddy reads a book on psychology and encourages her to go! The date is approximate. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Arlene Harris, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Jess Oppenheimer (writer), Ashmead Scott (writer), Frank Tarloff (writer), John Brown, Will Wright, Dink Trout. 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

109018. The Baby Snooks Show. December 27, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Tums, N-R Tablets. Snooks has invited Ed and Mabel Malone to share the house with the Higgins'. Now that they're here, how to get rid of them. The final 14:22 of the program. Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Sheldon Leonard, Don Wilson (announcer), Arthur Stander (director, writer), Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Florence Halop, Bob Fisher (writer), Arlene Harris, Frank Nelson. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

59506. The Baby Snooks Show. March 20, 1951. NBC net. Sponsored by: Tums, N-R Tablets. Daddy applies for a bank loan so the Higgins family can get new Easter outfits. The Higgins family has been called, "poor white trash." The date is subject to correction. Don Wilson (announcer), Arthur Stander (writer, producer), Frederick Shields, Elvia Allman, Ken Christy, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Bob Fisher (writer), Arlene Harris, Frank Nelson. 28:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46910. The Baby Snooks Show. May 1, 1951. NBC net. Sponsored by: Tums. Snooks signs Daddy's name on her report card and gets spanked for doing it. She gets her revenge when Daddy's boss and his wife come to dinner. Fanny Brice loses her place in the script during the final commercial, she died May 29, 1951. Arthur Stander (writer, producer), Don Wilson (announcer), Arlene Harris, Frank Nelson, Elvia Allman, Ken Christy, Vivi Janis, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Sid Dorfman (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60920. The Baby Snooks Show. CBS net. Sponsored by: Jello. Snooks finds herself on a radio quiz show, answering every question in sight. An interesting early look at the problem of "rigged quiz shows" on CBS! Fanny Brice, Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Hanley Stafford, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Frank Nelson. 29:39. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

59975. The Baby Snooks Show. CBS net. Sponsored by: Jello, Log Cabin Syrup. Snooks sends away for "atomic lotion" bottles to sell and get a prize. This is the first step to the electric chair! Carmen Dragon and His Orchestra, Arlene Harris, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Hans Conried, Jess Oppenheimer (writer), Mac Benoff (writer), Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford. 29:37. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

Report contains 22 programs.