The Blue Playhouse

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.


81718. The Blue Playhouse. April 17, 1943. Blue Network. "The Man Of Monticello". Sustaining. The story of our third president. The Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D. C. had recently been dedicated. The system cue has been deleted. The program is also referred to as, "The Little Blue Playhouse." William Redfield, Peter Fernandez, Jean Louis, Vivian Smolen, Lilias McClellan, Bob Hastings, Irving Goldwater, Tommy Hughes, Dick Rial (?), Jeff Brown, Arthur Bruce, Vera Eichel (? writer), Madge Tucker (producer), Jackie Kelk, Charita Bauer. 31:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

68286. The Blue Playhouse. June 4, 1944. Blue net, WMAL, Baltimore aircheck. "Castle On The Hudson". Sustaining. The story of West Point and "the long gray line," based on the book, "Where They Have Trod." The final 9:40 of program is followed by war news. The Allies plan to spare the city of Rome, advances are being made despite German resistance. Seventeen British bombers have been lost over Cologne. Progress is being made in Burma. Madge Tucker (producer, director), Peter Fernandez (narrator), Michael O'Day, William Redfield, Tommy Hughes, Ralph Wellawood (?), Salvatore de Grandy, Tommy Clapp, Jonas Javner, John Bates, Charles Mullen, Arlo (music), R. Ernest Dupuy. 14:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68205. The Blue Playhouse. August 5, 1944. Blue Network. "The Shall Be Well Again". Sustaining. A drama/documenary about how the navy uses physical therapy to rehabilitate wounded sailors. Michael O'Day, Gene Louis, Salvatore de Grandy, Lilias McClellan, Peter Fernandez, Tommy Hughes, Charles Mullen, Tommy Clapp, Jonas Javlan, Arlo (music), Vivian Smolen, Ira Marion (writer), Madge Tucker (producer, director), John Bates. 24:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68206. The Blue Playhouse. August 12, 1944. Blue Network. "Tennessee Diplomat". Sustaining. A dramatized biography of Cordell Hull, a backwoods boy from Tennessee who became a lawyer, a judge, a Congressman Chairman of The Democratic National Committee and Secretary Of State. Ira Marion (writer), Madge Tucker (producer, director), Vivian Smolen, Salvatore de Grandy, Arlo (music), Peter Fernandez (narrator), William Redfield, Michael O'Day, Tommy Hughes, Charles Mullen, Tommy Clapp, John Bates. 24:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68215. The Blue Playhouse. August 26, 1944. Mutual net, WGN, Chicago origination. "Old Johnny. Sustaining. The dramatized biography of Jan Smuts, the South African who was a hero during the Boer War, who helped in the founding of the Union Of South Africa. He was a British general during the first war, was instrumental in the creation of the R. A. F., was a delegate to the League Of Nations and Prime Minister of South Africa. F. S. Crafford (author), Madge Tucker (producer, director), Ira Marion (writer), Donald Buka, Arlo (organ), Joseph Marais (composer), William Redfield, Vivian Smolen, Tommy Hughes, Peter Fernandez, John Bates, Tommy Clapp, George Ward, Charles Mullen, Jonas Javner. 24:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68216. The Blue Playhouse. September 2, 1944. Blue Network. "Daybreak For Our Carrier". Sustaining. A drama in honor of the 31st anniversary of naval aviation, told partially in verse! A well-written portrait of a wartime aircraft carrier in action. Ira Marion (writer), Vivian Smolen, Arlo (organ), Max Miller (author), Madge Tucker (director), Michael O'Day, William Redfield, Tommy Hughes, Peter Fernandez, Tommy Clapp, John Bates, Jonas Javner, Jack Curtis, Charles Mullen. 24:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 6 programs.