The Bakers Of America Show For The Armed Forces

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.


79979. The Bakers Of America Show For The Armed Forces. June 4, 1944. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Fleischmann's Yeast. Judy Garland starts the program with, "The Trolley Song" and later does a haunting, "Long Ago and Far Away." Bob Hope is heard heckling Bill Goodwin off-mike during the first commercial. Bing sings, "It's Love, Love, Love." From Washington, D.C., General Carl Hardigg (head of the Quartermaster Corps) talks about the use of bread in the army. He's interviewed by Bill Goodwin (who sounds as if he's not in Washington). Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy want a job in an aircraft factory. Edgar tells the story of how Charlie was left on his doorstep. Rear Admiral William Young speaks from Washington, D.C. The program name might be, "The Baker's Broadcast," "The Baker's Show" or "The Baker's Convention." The show has a large audience, the exact title is ambiguous. Judy Garland, Bill Goodwin (host), Ray Noble and His Orchestra, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Carl Hardigg, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Elvia Allman, Edgar Bergen, William Young, Gracie Fields. 59:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

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