The Best Of The Week

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.


68472. The Best Of The Week. September 22, 1941. Blue net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Sustaining, I.E.S. Lamps (local). The first tune is an up-tempo version of, "The Blue Danube." The best song of the week: "You and I." The story of how Eddie and Roy Shipstead and Oscar Johnson started "The Ice Follies" is told, and they are interviewed. The best picture of the week: "Sergeant York." A brief portion has been deleted from the middle of the program. Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra, Maureen O'Connor (vocal), Buddy Twiss (host), Eddie Shipstead, Roy Shipstead, Oscar Johnson, Joe Parker (writer), Hal Gibney (announcer). 28:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68474. The Best Of The Week. October 13, 1941. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first tune is, "A Romantic Guy, I." The best tune of the week: "I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire." The song of the week is, "Jim." Sam Hearn appears as "Schlepperman." Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra, Buddy Twiss (host), Maureen O'Connor (vocal), Joe Parker (writer), Sam Hearn. 26:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

62855. The Best Of The Week. June 19, 1948. ABC net. Sustaining. The best jokes, news events, tune, motion picture, political news and sports story of the week. Brenda Joyce, star of the film "Shaggy," appeas to plug her movie and do a scene from the picture. The program may also be called, "American Showcase." Harry Von Zell (host), Marilyn Hare, Brenda Joyce, GeGe Pearson, Wally Maher, Joe Forte, Paul Masterson (announcer), Sara Berner, Joe Parker (writer, director). 27:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

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