The Bob Hope Swan 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.


8045. The Bob Hope Swan Show. April 19, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap, Rayve Shampoo. The whole gang is leaving on a personal appearance tour. A visit to guest Jimmy Durante's New York apartment proves that he's gone "Blue Blood." Bob Hope, Doris Day, Irene Ryan, Jimmy Durante, Hy Averback (announcer), Bill Farrell, Four Hits and A Miss, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

81031. The Bob Hope Swan Show. May 3, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap ("CARE Swan Soap Campaign"), Rayve Shampoo. 9:00 P. M. The first show of the season. Bob Hope's Swan's Eye View Of The News. Mail two Swan wrappers to CARE and Lever Brothers will send one cake of soap to European children. Doris sings, "Time You Were Here." Bob and Lucille appear in a hillbilly skit. Bob Hope, Hy Averback (announcer), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Four Hits and A Miss, Doris Day, Bill Farrell, Irene Ryan, Lucille Ball. 29:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83420. The Bob Hope Swan Show. May 17, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap, Rayve Shampoo. The program originates from Long Beach, California. Bob and Doris Day are aboard Bob's ship ("The S. S. Presto-Cooker"), on their way to Long Beach. Bob and guest Lucille Ball perform a "silent movie," "The Lousing Up Of Lucy." Lucille refers to Bob as, "Fearless Blob," stopping the show. Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Doris Day, Irene Ryan, Jack Kirkwood, Hy Averback (announcer), Bill Farrell, Four Hits and A Miss, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8046. The Bob Hope Swan Show. May 31, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap, Rayve Shampoo. Bob Hope, Doris Day, Lucille Ball. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

77014. The Bob Hope Swan Show. December 20, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap, Rayve Home Permanent. Bob's opening monologue is about football and California. Bob and guest Rhonda Fleming appear in a skit about a happily married couple, based on their newly released film, "The Great Lover." Ted Williams (speaking from Boston) and Jackie Robinson (speaking from New York) speak on behalf of the hungry children of Europe. Send Swan wrappers to CARE and Swan will send a bar of soap to Europe for each two wrappers sent in! Bob speaks to Christmas shoppers on the streets of Hollywood. Bing sings, "White Christmas." Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Irene Ryan, Jack Kirkwood, Doris Day, Rhonda Fleming, Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson, Bing Crosby. 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

5247. The Bob Hope Swan Show. January 17, 1950. Program #256. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob, just recovering from a real auto accident, takes a survey of the State Of The Union. AFRS program name: "The Bob Hope Show." Bob Hope, Doris Day, Irene Ryan, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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