The Burns and Allen 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.


64641. The Burns and Allen Show. 1936. CBS net. Sponsored by: Campbell's Tomato Juice. George and Gracie do not appear on the program (no reason given). Frances sings "You Turned The Tables On Me." Dick and Frances to a "George and Gracie" routine. Dick Powell, Frances Langford, Henry King and His Orchestra, Ken Niles (announcer). 13:41. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

14. The Burns and Allen Show. January 15, 1936. CBS net. Sponsored by: Campbell's Tomato Juice (one commercial deleted). The first vocal is, "Alone." George and Gracie do a scene from "Rain," with Gracie playing Sadie Thompson. Gracie sings, "How Do I Rate With You" at the end of the show. The program is also known as, "The Campbell's Tomato Juice Program." George Burns, Gracie Allen, Jacques Renard and His Orchestra, Ted Husing (announcer), Jack Kling, Milton Watson (tenor). 28:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

72727. The Burns and Allen Show. November 25, 1936. CBS net, KHJ, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Campbell's Tomato Juice, Schaeffer Pen (local). The first tune is, "Of Thee I Swing." Gracie and the cast do, "The Landing Of The Indians," a Thanksgiving play (Gracie plays the role of "Olive Oyl," because "Oyl is good for Burns"). Gracie sings, "With Plenty Of Money and You." Tony Martin's first appearance on the program. The program is also known as, "The Campbell's Tomato Juice Program." George Burns, Gracie Allen, Ken Niles (announcer), Tony Martin, Henry King and His Orchestra. 29:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72734. The Burns and Allen Show. December 2, 1936. CBS net. Sponsored by: Campbell's Soup. Tony sings, "It's Love I'm After." Gracie sings, "Now That Summer Is Gone." The program is also known as, "The Campbell's Tomato Juice Program." George Burns, Gracie Allen, Tony Martin, Ken Niles, Henry King and His Orchestra. 30:12. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72735. The Burns and Allen Show. December 9, 1936. CBS net net, KHJ, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Campbell's Soup, Schaeffer Pen (local). The show honors New Orleans. Tony sings, "Just The Way You Look Tonight." Gracie sings, "My Sugar Takes Me With A Grain Of Salt." Gracie says, "You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead." The program is also known as, "The Campbell's Tomato Juice Program." George Burns, Gracie Allen, Tony Martin, Ken Niles, Henry King and His Orchestra. 29:44. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72203. The Burns and Allen Show. December 16, 1936. CBS net, KHJ, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Campbell's Soup, Schaeffer Pen (local). Gracie has invented a new kissing game called, "Fun For Fools." The cast does the life story of Pancho Villa, using letters of the alphabet. "Someone" at the Mexican embassy in Washington, D.C., is reported to have filed a protest about the "insult" to the country. Gracie sings a Latin tune. The program is also known as, "The Campbell's Tomato Juice Program." George Burns, Gracie Allen, Ken Niles (announcer), Tony Martin, Henry King and His Orchestra. 29:12. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

22821. The Burns and Allen Show. December 23, 1936. CBS net, KHJ, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Campbell's Soup, Schaeffer Pen (local). The cast does Gracie's version "A Christmas Carol." Gracie sings, "I Love You From Coast To Coast." The program is also known as, "The Campbell's Tomato Juice Program." George Burns, Gracie Allen, Ken Niles (announcer), Henry King and His Orchestra, Tony Martin. 28 1/4 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

72742. The Burns and Allen Show. January 6, 1937. CBS net, KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Campbell's Soup, Bulova Watch (local). The program originates from New York. Gracie gives her recipe for a, "Hollywood Sweetie Pie." Gracie sings a medley of "gold-digger" songs and announces that Henry King is marrying Vilma Lewis right after the broadcast (which sounds as if it might have been true). The program is also known as, "The Campbell's Tomato Juice Program." George Burns, Gracie Allen, Tony Martin, Henry King and His Orchestra, Ken Roberts (announcer). 29:45. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

72743. The Burns and Allen Show. January 13, 1937. CBS net, KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Campbell's Soup. A "boost" for Los Angeles. Gracie sings, "You Never Should Have Told Me." Gracie not only fires Henry King, she fires George too! The program is also known as, "The Campbell's Tomato Juice Program." George Burns, Gracie Allen, Tony Martin, Henry King and His Orchestra, Ken Niles (announcer). 28:10. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

85522. The Burns and Allen Show. August 31, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap, Vimms. The first show of the season. George and Gracie have just returned from a tour of army camps. There's bad news for Frankie, George is going to be a crooner. This program's script eventually won an award from Radio Life Magazine as, "Most Outstanding Script." George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Felix Mills and His Orchestra, Frank Sinatra, The Swantet, Elvia Allman. 27:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

39460. The Burns and Allen Show. September 7, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap. Gracie discovers that there's three women for every man. She gets some ugly women to propose to George. The last twenty-five seconds of the program have been deleted. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Felix Mills and His Orchestra, Jimmy Cash, The Swantet. 29:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

39461. The Burns and Allen Show. September 14, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap, Vimms. George tries to get guest Brian Donlevy to co-star with him in, "The Sin Of Madeline Fudnick." Bill Goodwin, Brian Donlevy, Felix Mills and His Orchestra, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Hans Conried, Jimmy Cash, The Swantet. 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72779. The Burns and Allen Show. September 21, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap, Vimms. Tootsie Sagwell is going to get married....to guest Ray Millnad! The cast does its own war bond rally. The Swantet sings, "In My Arms." George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Jimmy Cash, Felix Mills and His Orchestra, The Swantet, Ray Milland, Elvia Allman. 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72780. The Burns and Allen Show. September 28, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap. Is Bill Goodwin in love with guest Ann Sheridan? The system cue has been deleted. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Felix Mills and His Orchestra, Ann Sheridan, Jimmy Cash, The Swantet, Mel Blanc, Elvia Allman. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

72781. The Burns and Allen Show. October 5, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap. Gracie suspects George is interested in another woman, a lady dentist! George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Felix Mills and His Orchestra, Jimmy Cash, The Swantet, Mel Blanc. 28:27. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

72782. The Burns and Allen Show. October 12, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap. George meets guest Eddie Cantor in the cigar shop and invites him home for dinner. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Felix Mills and His Orchestra, Jimmy Cash, The Swantet, Eddie Cantor, Mel Blanc, Elvia Allman. 26:28. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

102281. The Burns and Allen Show. October 19, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap, Spry. Guest Pat O'Brien, Gracie's old school chum, pays a visit. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #72783. The Swantet sings, "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles." George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Felix Mills and His Orchestra, Jimmy Cash, The Swantet, Pat O'Brien, Mel Blanc. 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72783. The Burns and Allen Show. October 19, 1943. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Pat O'Brien, Gracie's old school chum, pays a visit. See cat. #102281 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Felix Mills and His Orchestra, Jimmy Cash, The Swantet, Pat O'Brien, Mel Blanc. 29:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

72784. The Burns and Allen Show. October 26, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Swan Soap. Tootsie Sagwell is trying to become, "Queen Of The Fleet." The other finalist in the contest is guest Hedy Lamarr! The system cue has been deleted. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bill Goodwin, Felix Mills and His Orchestra, Jimmy Cash, Hedy Lamarr, Elvia Allman. 29:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

Report contains 19 programs.