The Baker's Broadcast

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.


76451. The Baker's Broadcast. May 13, 1934. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Fleischmann's Yeast. The first tune is, "Reefer Man" (described as "a Harlem favorite," an odd choice for a 1934 radio show!). Joe is working in a music store. After working-in the "viaduct" joke made famous by the Marx Brothers, Joe asks his famous question, "Wanna buy a duck?" Joe Penner, Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra, Harriet Hilliard (vocal), Ben Grauer (announcer). 20:18. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

71530. The Baker's Broadcast. November 4, 1934. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Fleischmann's Yeast. The first tune is, "Ida." Joe has written a Halloween story called, "The Ghost Wheel" (It's very spokey)! Joe then makes a political speech and manages to work in, "Wanna buy a duck?" A good show! Joe Penner, Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra, Harriet Hilliard (vocal), Monk Purcell, Ben Grauer (announcer). 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65175. The Baker's Broadcast. May 5, 1935. Blue Network. Sponsored by: The Bakers Of America. The first tune is, "The Girlfriend." Joe Penner joins the Navy! Ozzie and Harriet sing, "An Old Pair Of Shoes." Ozzie sings, "I'll Never Say Never Again," and is shot out of a cannon onto an island in the South Pacific. The show features a funny skit with Trader Horn who speaks Yiddish to the cannibals! Joe sings, "Doin' The Ducky Wuck." Joe Penner, Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra, Harriet Hilliard, Ben Grauer (announcer). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

102492. The Baker's Broadcast. December 20, 1936. Blue Network. Sponsored by: The Bakers Of America. The first tune is, "There's Spring In My Heart." One hundred sticks of dynamite have exploded in the arms of Charles Simonson. Not only did he survive, he's a guest on the show! Ripley introduces a man who talks backwards. He also sings, "Show Me The Way To Go Home"...backwards! The story of the strange portrait of Henry Fielding, as painted by William Hogarth. The date is subject to correction. Robert Ripley, Ben Grauer, Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra, Harriet Hilliard (vocal), Shirley Lloyd (vocal). 26:12. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

43551. The Baker's Broadcast. November 7, 1937. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Fleischmann's Yeast. The program is also known as "Seein' Stars In Hollywood." The first tune is, "Veni, Veni." Guest Ralph Bellamy discusses Hollywood typecasting. Guest ZaSu Pitts recalls the problems she had while filming "Greed." She performs in a scene that was edited out of, "All Quiet On The Western Front." Bud Hiestand (announcer), Feg Murray (host), Harriet Hilliard, Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra, Ralph Bellamy (narrator), ZaSu Pitts. 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

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