The Chase and Sanborn Hour

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.


73302. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. December 13, 1931. Red net, WEAF, New York City aircheck. Eddie comes on stage dressed as an Eskimo. He's planning to go to the North Pole in a "submarocket." Eddie sings, "It's Wonderful Weather For Love," "He's A Colonel From Kentucky," "Sing A Little Low-Down Tune." The show features a bedroom farce with Eddie appearing as a doctor. Judge Cantor holds court; "Mrs. Rubinoff" is suing "David Rubinoff" for divorce. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra, Alan Reed. 31:16. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

73303. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. December 19, 1931. Red net, WEAF, New York City aircheck. Commercials deleted. Eddie sings, "Carolina Moon," "My Baby Just Cares For Me," "I Love Potato Pancakes," "It's The Girl." Rubinoff plays a medley called, "Eddie Cantor Memories." Eddie Cantor for president? His hat is in the ring, his overcoat is in hock! Eddie does a routine about the Depression and describes his plan for ending the country's financial difficulties. Rubinoff plays, "Humoresque." The date is subject to correction. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra. 54:11. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

80340. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. October 30, 1932. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first show of the season. The show opens with a "twenties-sounding" arrangement of, "Now's The Time To Fall In Love." Eddie's first tune is, "No Wonder We're In Love." Rubinoff plays, "Some Of These Days" as a violin solo. The band plays an original tune (written by Ernie Watson, a member of the band), "Welcome Home, Eddie." Eddie Cantor, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), R. E. Lee (commercial spokesman), Ernie Watson (composer). 45:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

73383. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. November 5, 1932. Red net. A rehearsal recording. Eddie sings, "An All-American Girl," "Get Yourself A Girl and Fall In Love," "The World Owes Me A Loving," "Get A Little Fun Out Of Life," and his theme song. Eddie Cantor. 8:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpts.

73304. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. November 26, 1933. Red net. Eddie's opening routine is about horses and riding. He sings, "Keep Young and Beautiful," "Alice In Wonderland," "Waiting For The Robert E. Lee," "Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore." Eddie conducts an auction. Eddie and Jimmy break into an apartment to steal jokes. The show features an excellent (unidentified) impersonator of Ed Wynn, Jack Pearl, George Burns and Gracie Allen. Judge Cantor holds court and talks a man out of suicide (a moving scene). Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra. 34:25. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

73305. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. December 3, 1933. Red net, WEAF, New York City aircheck. Eddie's supposedly in Waverly Hospital, recuperating from having his tonsils removed. Eddie sings (he says) by transcription, "Roll Out Of Bed With A Smile," "It Was Easy As ABC," "Those Were Wonderful Days," "You're Gonna Lose Your Gal." Eddie then shows up on stage in a hospital nightgown. He portrays a "gangster of the future" after Prohibition has been repealed. He reports news from the zoo as Walter Winchell might do it. Sam Hearn (?) appears as Rubinoff's uncle. A former stockbroker appears as a butler. Eddie dresses in leaves and takes Jimmy to a nudist colony. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra, Sam Hearn. 35:06. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

73301. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. December 10, 1933. Red net, WEAF, New York City aircheck. Eddie comes on stage dressed in "a low-necked tuxedo and a fur coat." Eddie and Jimmy debate the battle of the sexes. Eddie sings, "The Rest Is History, "Dinah," "We Can Build A Little Home," "Puddin' Head Jones." Judge Cantor holds court and does a touching scene about mothers-in-law. Eddie and Jimmy are running a ranch. A visit from "Mrs. Rubinoff" and a verbal battle with "Mr. Rubinoff." Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra, Alan Reed. 30:04. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

73306. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. December 24, 1933. Red net. Jimmy comes on stage dressed in women's clothes, Eddie is wearing a girdle. Women go shopping on the stock market. Eddie sings, "I'm Living On Love," "Jimmy Had A Nickle," "Count Your Blessings." Using the newly invented "Magiscope," Jimmy and Eddie visit, "the old lady who lived in a shoe." Eddie has taken a memory course. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra, George Givot. 33:09. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

73307. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. December 31, 1933. Red net, WEAF, New York City aircheck. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Eddie interviews "Jimmy's mother" (who speaks with a cleft palette accent). The routine is based on words, similar to, "Who's On First?" Eddie tries to take candy from a baby. Eddie and Jimmy are working in a department store. Eddie delivers the final Chase and Sanborn commercial himself (he says, for the first time). Eddie portrays a doctor at the "National Recovery Hospital." A touching and very timely skit. Eddie compares President Roosevelt with Washington and Lincoln. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra. 37:33. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

71575. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. January 28, 1934. Red net. Eddie Cantor, wearing a suit of armor, introduces "The College Of Matrimony." Eddie sings, "Bluebird, Come Back" and "Keep On Doing What You're Doing." A skit reveals what really happened between Pocahontas and John Smith. Eddie tells the story of Jim Murray, an ordinary New York fireman. Eddie also tells a touching story about his grandmother. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Alan Reed, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra. 34:08. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

71576. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. February 4, 1934. Red net. Eddie jokes about the dollar being worth only half as much as before. Eddie sings, "Those Were Wonderful Days," Keep Young and Beautiful" and "Oh, The Pity Of It All." What if women went to work and men stayed home to do house work. Eddie does a satire of all the week's radio show rolled up into one. Eddie imitates Ed Wynn. Also imitated are: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Jack Pearl (as Baron Munchausen), Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Rudy Vallee, Joe Penner, Walter Winchell. Eddie chats with Meadows, Rubinoff's butler (Rubinoff sounds very much like he's being played by Alan Reed). The program features an experiment with "The Memory Hammer." Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Alan Reed, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra. 35:48. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

71536. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. February 11, 1934. Red net. Eddie, the astrologer, discusses numerology. Harry Einstein appears as "Parkyakarkus" for the first time and offers Eddie a job with the Boston Symphony. Eddie sings, "Sittin' On A Log and Pettin' My Dog." Eddie also does a routine about nudists and visits Paradise! Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Harry Einstein, Alan Reed, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra. 33:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpts.

71549. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. February 25, 1934. Red net. Eddie is working as a bell-hop at a swank hotel in Hollywood, Florida. He sings, "Roll Out Of Bed With A Smile" and "You're In The Tower." What if Lionel Barrymore had to work as a grocery clerk? What if Clark Gable had to run an elevator in Bullock's Department Store? Eddie, the singing waiter, offers song parodies along with the menu. Guest Harry Richman sings, "What Is There To Do?" and does a comedy routine with Eddie. Eddie appears as a caveman, Eddie and Jimmy are lady prizefighters! Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Harry Richman, John S. Young (announcer), David Rubinoff and His Orchestra. 39:28. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

71585. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. March 4, 1934. Red net. The broadcast originates from Hollywood, Florida. Guest Lillian Roth sings, "You've Got Everything." Eddie tells a joke about Hitler and Austria! Eddie sings, "You're Gonna Lose Your Gal," "Makin' Whoopee," and "That Certain Thing." Mrs. Rubinoff plans to commit suicide. Eddie and Jimmy "visit" St. Augustine, where they drink from two fountains of youth. Judge Cantor holds court...and delivers a serious lecture about safe driving. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Lillian Roth, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra. 36:46. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

71590. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. March 11, 1934. Red net, WEAF, New York City aircheck. The program originates from Hollywood Beach, Florida for the last time. Eddie and Jimmy talk about the income tax payment that is coming due. If tough guys were manicurists. A visit to the gas station of the future. Eddie sings, "Now's The Time To Fall In Love," "Over Somebody Else's Shoulder" and "If I Can't Have-Anna In Cuba, Then I'll See-Esther In Spain." The cast does its version of "Alice In Wonderland." Jesse Block plays "The Knave Of Hearts," Eve Sully plays "Alice." Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra, Jesse Block, Eve Sully, Ward Wilson (New York announcer). 38:15. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

71562. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. March 18, 1934. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Eddie tells Florida jokes while dressed in a bathing suit. He sings, "That's The Kind Of Baby For Me," "We Can Build A Little Home" and "You Oughta Be In Pictures." Eddie recites a routine about Spring...all in rhyme! Parkyakarkus visits and tries to sell Cantor "polly seeds" ("insurance polly seeds"). Eddie does one of the Chase and Sanborn commercials, Judge Cantor sits in juvenile court: a serious drama about a "homeless" youth. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Harry Einstein, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra. 39:50. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

71567. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. March 25, 1934. Red net. Eddie comes on stage dressed in newspapers. Patient Eddie goes to see Dr. Wallington. Eddie and Jimmy appear as two dogs in the park. Eddie dresses in kilts for a skit as a Scotsman and as a French diplomat. Even though Eddie dresses as George Washington, Jimmy and David Rubinoff plan to get him to tell a lie. Rubinoff is said to have been impersonated on these broadcasts by Eddie Cantor or others. Eddie sings, "Pretty Polly Perkins" and "Ida." He banters with Eve Sully (who does a dumb broad act similar to Gracie Allen's). Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Eve Sully, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra. 38:17. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

71572. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. April 1, 1934. Red net. A discussion about Easter Eggs. Eddie sings, "I'd Do Anything For You" and "Loving You The Way I Do." Judge Cantor presides over "The Court Of The Air." Eddie comes on stage dressed as a clown. Parkyakarkus appears. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Harry Einstein, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra, Alan Reed. 35:50. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

71581. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. April 8, 1934. Red net. Guest Georgie Price does a comedy routine with Eddie and sings, "Over Somebody's Else's Shoulder." Georgie then imitates Ed Wynn, Harry Richman, Al Jolson and Eddie Cantor singing the same song. Eddie and Jimmy dramatize, "Little Red Riding Hood" with Alan Reed (billed as Teddy Bergman). Eddie sings, "If I Can't Have-Anna In Cuba, Then I'll See-Esther In Spain." Eddie and Jimmy visit Rubinoff's house for a game of bridge. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Georgie Price, Alan Reed, David Rubinoff and His Orchestra. 31:88. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

71395. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. May 9, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first show of the series with Edgar Bergen. The first tune is, "Too Marvelous For Words." Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy make their first radio appearance since "The Rudy Vallee Show" (The Royal Gelatin Hour). Edgar gives Charlie lessons on how to be a butler. Don Ameche and guest Ann Harding appear in a scene from, "The Guardsman." The feud between W. C. Fields and Charlie McCarthy begins. Don Ameche sings, "Never In A Million Years" in a high tenor voice. Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart are interviewed, then Ray Middleton sings their new song, "All Points West." Don Ameche (host), Werner Janssen and His Orchestra, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Bud Hiestand (announcer), Ann Harding, W. C. Fields, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Ray Middleton. 58:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71394. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. May 16, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "They Can't Take That Away From Me." Carole Lombard and Don Ameche appear in a scene from, "Twentieth Century." Charlie McCarthy romances Carole Lombard. W. C. Fields tries to impress Dorothy Lamour. He complains about his health and has several unpleasant things to say about Charlie McCarthy. Tenor Jospeh Bentonelli sings, "Recondita Armonia" from "Tosca." The program concludes with the entire cast (including W. C. Fields) singing, "Johnny One Note." Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Werner Janssen and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, Don Briggs (announcer), Carole Lombard, Ben Hecht (author), Charles MacArthur (author), W. C. Fields, Joseph Bentonelli. 59:18. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

88867. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. May 23, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Easy On The Eyes." Charlie has a 102 degree fever ("If it hits 104, I'll sell!"). Dorothy sings, "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off." Mary Boland appears in a scene from, "Cradle Snatchers." W. C. Fields recalls his youth in a stranger's cellar. He refers to Charlie as, "A piece of grade B lumber" and threatens to, "Saw his arm off." Ray Miiddleton sings and perfroms excerpts from, "Emperor Jones." Mary Boland, Dorothy Lamour, W. C. Fields, Ray Middleton, Edgar Bergen, Werner Janssen and His Orchestra, Don Ameche (host), Don Briggs (announcer). 59:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71388. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. May 30, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Carelessly." Iturbi plays "The Ritual Fire Dance" and, at Charlie's request, "Chopsticks." Josephine Hutchinson and Don Ameche do a scene from "The Dark Angel," a heart wrenching story about a blind man who tries to sacrifice his love. W. C. and Charlie feud. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Werner Janssen and His Orchestra, W. C. Fields, Josephine Hutchinson, Dorothy Lamour, Jose Iturbi, Don Briggs (commercial spokesman). 60:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

83912. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. June 6, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "I'm Bubbling Over." Charlie is in trouble with the truant officer. Guest Constance Bennett appears with Don Ameche in, "Candlelight." Charlie does his version of the play, "Electric Light." W. C. Fields reads all the things that he's not supposed to say on the air. Bill tells about his time in Alcatraz and has harsh words with Charlie. Constance Bennett has some harsh words for W. C. Ray Middleton sings a dramatic, "Glory Road." Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Werner Janssen and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, Ray Middleton, W. C. Fields, Don Briggs (announcer), Constance Bennett. 59:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

73998. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. June 13, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "That Foolish Feeling." Charlie McCarthy is in trouble with the truant officer again. Dorothy Lamour sings, "Please Make Me Be Good," a new Rodgers and Hart tune, being heard for the first time on thre air (bit see cat. #7200, dated January 27, 1936). Joan Blondell appears in a skit by Colin Clements titled, "Spring." Afterwards, Charlie does his version, titled, "Summer." The orchestra plays, "The Negro Spirituals: A Paraphrase." W. C. Fields misses two cues, then chastizes Don Ameche for jumping his cue. Bill Fields has built a better mousetrap. He's then introduced to young Rollo Pepitone. Fields suggests that he "sit down and play with some broken glass." Charlie chats with Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart and tells them that his new tune is called, "A Little Of You On Toast" (the name of a new Rodgers and Hart tune). Richard Rodgers plays the piano as Don Ameche sings the tune for the first time on the air. Don Ameche (host), Werner Janssen and His Orchestra, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Don Briggs (commercial spokesman), Colin Clements (writer), Joan Blondell, W. C. Fields, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart. 59:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88868. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. June 20, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Wake Up and Live." Charlie gets a lesson from a "French" tutor. Dorothy sings, "Blue Hawaii." May Robson ("A grand old lady of the theatre") appears in scenes from, "The Old Lady Shows Her Medals." On Father's day, W. C. remembers his father, a doctor who treated a man for yellow jaundice for years before learning he was a chinaman. Charlie wants to call W. C. Fields "Dad." Bill tells him to "go look in the woodpile." May Robson, Dorothy Lamour, W. C. Fields, Don Ameche (host), Don Briggs (announver), Werner Janssen and His Orchestra, Edgar Bergen, Grisha Goluboff (14-year-old violinist). 59:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71389. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. June 27, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "All God's Children Got Rhythm." Don and Sonja Henie appear in a romantic skit. Sonja jumps her first cue and speaks her lines as if she were uncomfortable in English. Dorothy sings, "Moonlight and Shadows" (in English and Malayan)! Charlie tells about his dishonest Uncle Anthony and plans to sue W. C. Fields for slander. Ray Middleton sings, "Largo Al Factotum." The orchestra plays a medley of George Gershwin's hits. W. C. has become a Hollywood columnist (satirizing Walter Winchell). The show concludes with a "Gay Nineties" medley. The program ending and system cue have been deleted. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Werner Janssen and His Orchestra, Sonja Henie, Dorothy Lamour, Ray Middleton, W. C. Fields, Don Briggs (announcer). 59:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

88869. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. July 4, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Shall We Dance." Robert Armbruster helps Charlie with his music. Hoagy describes musically how he wrote, "Star Dust." Hoagy and Dorothy sing, "This Is How A Dream Should End," a tune written just for this program. ZaSu Pitts appears in a story about a "laundry drudge" who dreams of happiness. Don misreads his script and calls W. C. Fields, "Don." ZaSu makes the mistake of asking Bill Fields if he likes frog's legs. Bill calls her "Zulu." ZaSu tries to sing, "Twenty-Three Skidoo," with Fields constantly interrupting. Don and the rest of the cast sing a new tune by Hoagy, "My Old Felt Hat." ZaSu Pitts, Dorothy Lamour, W. C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Don Ameche (host), Don Briggs (announcer), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Hoagy Carmichael, Margaret Brayton. 59:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

71393. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. July 11, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Johnny One Note." Charlie tells Edgar Bergen about his music lessons. Don Ameche and guest Gladys George appear in, "Personal Appearance." W. C. Fields announces that he's leaving on vacation. The verbal battle with Charlie McCarthy continues. Don Ameche (host), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, Gladys George, Ray Middleton, W. C. Fields, Edgar Bergen. 59:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

22064. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. July 25, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. W. C. Fields battles with Charlie, Don Ameche sings "The Loveliness Of You," Mary Pickford and Don Ameche perform a short version of "The Enchanted Cottage." The last 30:42 of the program only. Edgar Bergen, W. C. Fields, Don Ameche, Mary Pickford, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Arthur Wing Pinero (author), Carlton KaDell (announcer), Attilio Baggiore (tenor). 30:42. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

76394. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. August 1, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Good Morning." Charlie is taking a correspondence course on how to became a detective. Contralto Bruna Castagna sings an aria from, "Mignon." It's Charlie McCarthy's birthday today, time for an argument with W. C. Fields. W. C. describes his adventures while hunting moose. Don Ameche and Dorothy Lamour appear in scenes from, "You Can't Have Everything." Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, W. C. Fields, Bruna Castagna, Carlton KaDell (commercial spokesman), Dorothy Lamour. 59:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

74001. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. August 8, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Nelson Eddy's first appearance on the program (he's announced as a "regular"). He starts the show by singing, "Great Day." Detective Charlie McCarthy has wrecked Bergen's new car. Dorothy Lamour sings, "Ebb Tide" (from the picture of the same name, not the tune that would later become popular). Wendy Barrie appears in, "A Wedding," by John Kirkpatrick. W. C. Fields describes his recent yacht race and verbally jousts with Wendy Barrie (he calls her "Windy"). Don Ameche (host), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Nelson Eddy, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Wendy Barrie, John Kirkpatrick (writer), W. C. Fields, Carlton KaDell (announcer). 60:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83902. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. August 15, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Guest Alice Brady appears in scenes from, "Mourning Becomes Electra" (Don Ameche has a juicier part than does Alice Brady). The first tune is, "Will You Remember?" Charlie's been involved in a traffic accident. W. C. Fields recounts his conversation with his Bel Aire garbageman, Ichabod Frobisher. Fields' new home features a ski jump and a fur-lined swimming pool! He hunts the prong-horned Aardvark. Vintage Fields! Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, W. C. Fields, Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Lamour, Alice Brady, Eugene O'Neill (author), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 58:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76395. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. August 22, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune by Nelson Eddy is, "Drums In My Heart." Charlie McCarthy is operating a lemonade stand. Don Ameche and guest Glenda Farrell appear in a skit titled, "Lucky Day." W. C. Fields has returned from Hawaii. He tells tales about his Uncle Larceny, the pirate. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Lamour, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Carlton KaDell (commercial spokesman), Glenda Farrell, W. C. Fields. 59:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83909. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. August 29, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Feeling Like A Million." Charlie and "Gazola" have opened a lemonade stand. The cast does, "The Bad Man," a play about a ranch on the Mexican border. A few seconds have been deleted from the drama. W. C. Fields tells about his brothers and sisters. This is his last appearance on the show as a regular cast member. Charlie and W. C. have unkind (and funny) words for each other. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Lamour, W. C. Fields, Carlton KaDell (announcer). 59:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

71392. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. September 5, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Nelson Eddy starts the program with, "I'm Falling In Love With Someone." Edgar tells Charlie about his new romance with Dorothy Lamour. Ida Lupino appears in, "Salute The Baroness." Charlie presents his own spy drama called, "Spies" (which is very funny). W. C. Fields recalls his brother, who was shot and killed in Bolivia while W. C. ran a hotel. A door closes during his routine, distracting him. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Lamour, Ida Lupino, True Boardman (writer), W. C. Fields, Carlton KaDell (announcer). 60:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

73999. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. September 12, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Edgar Bergen misses his cue at the very beginning of the show. Nelson Eddy sings, "With A Song In My Heart." Edgar discusses the coming start of the school year with Charlie McCarthy. Dorothy promises to help Charlie with his homework. The orchestra plays a medley of hits by Irving Berlin. Bette Davis appears in, "It's A Swell Night," by Joan Austin (?). After the story, Charlie flirts with Bette. W. C. Fields tells about his new picture, "The Big Broadcast Of 1938" and jousts with Charlie McCarthy. Don Ameche (host), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Edgar Bergen, Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Lamour, Bette Davis, Joan Austin (?), W. C. Fields, Carlton KaDell (announcer). 59:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

74000. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. October 3, 1937. Red net, WEAF, New York City aircheck. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Rudy Vallee substitutes for vacationing Don Ameche. The first tune is, "Slumber On, My Little Gypsy Sweetheart." Charlie McCarthy has failed to memorize, "The Village Blacksmith." Sally Eilers appears in, "In The Dark," by Addison Simmons. Rudy sings, "Harbor Lights." To fulfill secret ambitions, the cast forms "The Chase and Sanborn Dated Quartet" and sings. Rudy Vallee, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Nelson Eddy, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Sally Eilers, Addison Simmons (writer), Carlton KaDell (announcer). 59:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83911. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. October 17, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee (Radio News premium). The first tune is, "One Alone." The Stroud Twins appear for the first time, becoming regular cast members until September 25, 1938. Bergen is studying optometry; Charlie gets his eyes examined. "George Gershwin' songs are heard for the first time on radio," "Foggy Day" is heard. A new Gershwin tune is played, "Nice Work If You Can Get It." The program signal fails 18:44 into the show, at 20:10, organ fill begins. The signal returns at 20:19, just in time for Clark Gable's appearance in, "All Quiet On The Western Front," by Erich Maria Remarque. A few seconds have been deleted from one of the music stings. Nelson, Charlie and Clark vie for the attention of Dorothy. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Nelson Eddy, The Stroud Twins, Dorothy Lamour, Clark Gable, Erich Maria Remarque (author), Carlton KaDell (announcer). 59:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

34682. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. December 12, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee (Charlie McCarthy doll premium). Nelson Eddy begins the program with a rousing, "On The Road To Mandalay." The program contains the famous "Adam and Eve" skit with Don Ameche and guest Mae West, which was considered sacriligious enough to have Mae West banned from network radio immediately after the program. Mae and Charlie banter about the time he "came up to see her," Don Ameche sings. Edgar Bergen, Don Ameche, Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Lamour, The Stroud Twins, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Wendell Niles (announcer), Mae West, Arch Oboler (writer), Ted Osborne. 58:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84021. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. December 19, 1937. Red net. Commercials deleted. Charlie has plans to trap Santa Claus! He reads the letter he's written to Santa. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs appear for the first time radio. Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, The Stroud Twins, Edgar Bergen, Don Ameche (host), Billy Gilbert (Sneezy), Pinto Colvig (Grumpy), Roy Atwill (Doc), Lucille La Verne (the Queen), Moroni Olsen (The Magic Mirror), Adriana Caselotti (Snow White). 20:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpts.

83908. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. January 2, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee (Charlie McCarthy Puppet premium). The first tune is, "Give A Man A Horse He Can Ride." Bergen is planning to redecorate the house, with Charlie's advice. Guest Margo appears in, "Smokescreen," by Robert Casper. Charlie has written a play called, "Smudgepot." Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Nelson Eddy, The Stroud Twins, Dorothy Lamour, Margo, Robert Casper, Wendell Niles (announcer). 60:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

83904. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. January 9, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee (Charlie McCarthy Puppet premium). The first tune is, "Rose Marie." Edgar wants to redecorate Charlie's room. Loretta Lee replaces vacationing Dorothy Lamour. Guest Margaret Sullavan appears in, "The Taming Of The Shrew." Charlie and guest Ned Sparks have a W. C. Fields-type feud. Ned tries to sell Bergen a fur-bearing eel. Don Ameche (host), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Edgar Bergen, Nelson Eddy, The Stroud Twins, Loretta Lee, Margaret Sullavan, William Shakespeare (author), Ned Sparks, Wendell Niles (announcer). 60:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83910. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. January 23, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee (Charlie McCarthy Puppet premium). The first tune is, "Marching Song Of The Scouts," from, "Naughty Marietta." Charlie plans to study the occult. Bergen reads Don Ameche's palm and phrenological bumps. Guest Alice Brady appears in, "The Queen Elizabeth," by Maxwell Anderson. A few seconds have been deleted from the drama. Charlie and Dorothy Lamour do their own version of the drama called, "Dottie The QUeen." Nelson Eddy sings, "The Lost Chord." Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, Nelson Eddy, Alice Brady, Maxwell Anderson (author), The Stroud Twins. 59:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

83903. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. January 30, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee (Charlie McCarthy Puppet premium). The first tune is, "Soldiers Of Fortune." John Carter makes his first appearance on the program. Nelson tries to teach Bergen to sing. Edgar tries to sing, "Macushla." Guest Boris Karloff appears in, "The Tell-Tale Heart." Nelson Eddy sings, "Shortnin' Bread." The Stroud Twins try using slang. Charlie McCarthy meets Boris Karloff...and frightens him! Nelson is leaving the show for a concert tour. He's to be replaced next week by John Carter. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, The Stroud Twins, Dorothy Lamour, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, John Carter, Boris Karloff, Edgar Allan Poe (author), Wendell Niles (announcer). 60:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83905. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. February 6, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee (Charlie McCarthy Puppet premium). The first tune is, "Stiff Upper Lip." Charlie's new dog. Guest Marlene Dietrich appears in, "I Love An Actress," by Feodor Lazlo. Charlie tries to romance Marlene. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, The Stroud Twins, John Carter, Marlene Dietrich, Wendell Niles (announcer), Dorothy Lamour, Feodor Lazlo (author). 59:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83906. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. February 13, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee (Charlie McCarthy Puppet premium). The first tune is, "I'm In My Glory." When Charlie asks for more money, Bergen fires him! Barbara Stanwyck appears in, "The Straw," by Eugene O'Neill. Charlie and Barbara remember the old South and then sing, "Thanks For The Memory." Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, The Stroud Twins, Dorothy Lamour, John Carter, Barbara Stanwyck, Eugene O'Neill (author), Wendell Niles (announcer). 60:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83907. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. February 20, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee (Charlie McCarthy Puppet premium). The first tune is, "Tune In On My Heart." Bergen has redecorated Charlie's room with Louis XIV furniture. Guest Helen Brown and Don Ameche appear in, "Accent On Youth," by Samuel Rafaelson. Charlie and guest Gladys Swarthout sing a duet of, "The Dipsy Doodle." Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, The Stroud Twins, Dorothy Lamour, John Carter, Gladys Swarthout, Helen Brown, Samuel Rafaelson (author). 60:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

95395. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. February 27, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee (Charlie McCarthy "likeness" premium). The first tune is, "Sweet Someone." Charlie has gotten a raise from Bergen. Guest Rosalind Russell appears in a condensed version of, "Holiday," by Philip Barry. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, The Stroud Twins, Wendell Niles (announcer), John Carter, Dorothy Lamour, Rosalind Russell (guest), The Stroud Twins, Philip Barry (author). 35:36. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

49037. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. July 24, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. John Carter starts the program by singing, "Cosi, Cosa." Charlie McCarthy tries to sell tickets for his play, being held in a barn. Spencer Tracy and Edward Arnold appear in, "Five Star Final." Part of one song has been deleted. Edward Arnold (host), John Carter, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Spencer Tracy, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, The Stroud Twins, Wendell Niles (announcer). 59:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

48586. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. July 31, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Charlie McCarthy is trying to sell tickets to his benefit performance of "Carmen." Edward Arnold and Faye Bainter appear in "Doddsworth," by Sinclair Lewis, adapted by Sidney Howard. One song has been deleted from the show ("Tarentella"). Charlie does his version of the play, calling it "Doddsworthless." He uses the same cast, but plays the lead himself. The Stroud Twins discuss the theory of electricity. Edgar Bergen, Edward Arnold (host), Fay Bainter, John Carter, Margaret McCrea (vocal), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Sidney Howard (author), Sinclair Lewis (author), The Stroud Twins, Wendell Niles (announcer). 59:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

48239. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. August 14, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Nelson Eddy starts the program with an aria from, "The Marriage Of Figaro." Charlie McCarthy and his pals have organized "The Last National Bank." Charlie and guest Ella Logan talk about dear old Scotland. Edward Arnold, Kathleen Lockhart and Richard Cromwell appear in a scene from, "You and I," by Phillip Barry. Edgar Bergen, Edward Arnold (host), Ella Logan, Kathleen Lockhart, Nelson Eddy, Philip Barry (author), Richard Cromwell, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, The Stroud Twins, Wendell Niles (announcer). 59:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

48240. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. August 28, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Edward Arnold's last appearance as host. Nelson Eddy's first tune is, "March We Along." Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy appear from Chicago. Edward Arnold and Ralph Bellamy do a scene from "A Well Remembered Voice," by Sir James Barrie. The Dean of The School Of Speech of Northwestern University presents Charlie with an honorary degree: "Master of Innuendo." Dorothy Lamour, Edgar Bergen, Edward Arnold, Nelson Eddy, Ralph Bellamy (narrator), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, James M. Barrie (author), The Stroud Twins, Wendell Niles (announcer). 59:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

70625. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. October 30, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanbron Coffee (Charlie McCarthy Game premium). Nelson Eddy starts the program by singing, "The Song Of The Vagabonds." Edgar tells a ghost story on Halloween. This program is noted for being broadcast at the same time as "The War Of The Worlds" was heard on "The Mercury Theatre" on CBS. Madeleine Carroll appears opposite Don Ameche in a romantic drama called, "There's Always Juliet." Judy recounts her first visit to a football game. Eddie Stanley (summer replacement for Eddie Cantor), Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Jacques Renard and His Orchestra, Helen Troy (as "Saymore Saymore"), Pinky Tomlin, Maureen O'Connor, Sidney Fields. 59:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

95397. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. January 29, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The program begins with Nelson Eddy singing, "Marching On Parade." Charlie's planning on a "small game hunt," catching rats in Dugan's alley. Dorothy sings, "Ain't Misbehavin'." Maureen O'Sullivan sppears in, "The Other Road, " by Robert Newman. Maureen tries to teach Gaelic to Charlie. Bergen sings...sort of. Don Ameche (host), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Edgar Bergen, Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Lamour, Wendell Niles (announcer), Maureen O'Sullivan (guest), Sterling Holloway (guest), Robert Newman (writer). 59:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84252. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. February 12, 1939. Red net, WEAF, New York City aircheck. Charlie's in love with a girl named Priscilla, who telephones him. Guest Sterling Holloway (heard briefly). Billy Gilbert sneezes himself on stage. Charlie interviews Billy for a job as a chef. Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Donald Dixon (song deleted), Dorothy Lamour, Sterling Holloway, Billy Gilbert. 20:03. Audio condition: Fair to good. Excerpts.

83913. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. June 25, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "The Lady's In Love With You," sung by Don and Charlie. Charlie has been left behind again. Guest Ginger Rogers appears with Don Ameche in, "The Criminal Type," written by Edward Helwick, based on a story by Richard Harding Davis. Alec Templeton plays, "A Musical Portrait Of Don Ameche," and a radio program "heard from close-up." Alec also shows what it sounds like twisting the radio tuning dial (very cleaver). Dorothy Lamour with return next week. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Donald Dixon, Ginger Rogers, Edward Helwick (writer), Richard Harding Davis (author), Alec Templeton, Wendell Niles (announcer). 59:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83915. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. July 2, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Song Of The Vagabonds." Guest Jackie Cooper and Don appear in, "A Little Game," by Robert Cenadela. Guest Alan Mowbray get "Romance" lessons from Don and sings! Charlie does his own version of a drama of juvenile delinquency, with Alan Mowbray and Jackie Cooper. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Donald Dickson, Jackie Cooper, Alan Mowbray, Wendell Niles (announcer), Robert Cenedella (writer). 60:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83916. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. July 9, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Midnight In Paris." Edgar Bergen (and of course, Charlie McCarthy) appear from New York City. The rest of the program originates from Hollywood. Charlie and Edgar talk about their train trip to New York. Several announcers do local cutaways for the commercial that starts 16 and 50 minutes into the program. Guest Virginia Bruce and Don appear in, "If At First You Don't Succeed," by Diana Carlson. Guest Stu Erwin appears as a gossip columnist. Charlie chats with "Two-Ton" Tony Galento. Tony had lost a fight to Joe Louis by a K. O. in the fourth round on June 28, 1939. Charlie volunteers to help train Tony for a re-match. He offers to dedicate a band number to Tony's bruises..."Deep Purple." Charlie is going to lead a parade at the New York World's Fair...on the back of an elephant! Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Donald Dickson, Dorothy Lamour, William Spargrove (New York announcer, heard on this recording), John Hoffman (Chicago commercial spokesman, not heard), James Matthews (commercial spokesman, not heard), Jim Bannon (announcer), Prescott Robinson (commercial spokesman, not heard), Virginia Bruce, Stu Erwin, Tony Galento. 58:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

83917. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. July 16, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Flying Down To Rio." Charlie threatens to tell Don that Edgar was airsick while flying home from New York City. Charlie tells about the cross-country flight and his failed flying lesson. Don explains how the local commercial cutaways are done. At the commercial that starts 16 and 55 minutes into the program, William Spargrove is heard "from the East." Guest Andrea Leeds and Don appear in "Dear Ann," a poignant drama (with a few seconds deleted). Charles Erwin does a comedy monologue about "Annie Laurie." Charlie and Andrea appear in Charlie's play about love in a tenament. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, Donald Dickson, William Spargrove (commercial spokesman), Andrea Leeds, Charles Irwin. 59:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

83918. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. July 23, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Strike Up The Band." Edgar tells Charlie the story of, "The Pied Piper Of Hamelin." Dorothy sings a nice, "Comes Love." There are local cutaway commercials 16 and 52 minutes into the program, with twelve (!) different regional messages. Guest Ida Lupino and Don appear in, "The Man Who Thought Of Everything," by E. N. Taylor (or Ian Taylor). Barbara Jo Allen appears as, "Vera Vague, The Belle Of Chataqua." Vera Vague proposes to Edgar! Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Donald Dickson, Dorothy Lamour, Ida Lupino, Ian Taylor (? writer), Barbara Jo Allen, William Spargrove (East coast commercial spokesman), Jim Bannon (announcer). 59:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83920. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. July 30, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "A Boy Named Lem and A Girl Named Sue." Donald Dickson tells an extended and not-very-funny Scots joke. The local commercial cutaways are at 19 and 53 minutes into the show. Guest Kay Francis and Don appear in, "Designing Woman," by Adelaide Hybrand (?). Don Luis Alberni, a Latin American comedian, does not go over very well. Charlie offers to decorate Kay Francis' beach house. A few seconds have been deleted from the program. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, Donald Dickson, William Spargrove (commercial spokesman, East Coast), Adelaide Hybrand (? writer), Don Luis Alberni, Jim Bannon (announcer). 59:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

83921. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. August 6, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Blow, Gabriel, Blow." Charlie is selling "views of the stars" through his telescope. A discussion about possible life on Mars follows. The local cutaways commercials are heard at 15 and 52 minutes into the program. Guest Josephine Hutchinson and Don appear in, "Home Town," by Edward James. Donald Dickson sings a powerful prelude to, "Pagliacci." Guest Mischa Auer tells of his lost love. Both Don and Mischa misread lines, to the amusement of the audience. Donald Dickson misreads a line too (it's his last appearance on the program). Charlie and the cast present their own version of, "Home Town." Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, Donald Dickson, William Spargrove (commercial spokesman, East Coast), Josephine Hutchinson, Edward James (author), Mischa Auer, Jim Bannon (announcer). 59:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83922. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. August 13, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Where Else But Here?" Charlie is planning a hiking trip. The local commercial cutaways are heard at 20 and 54 minutes into the program. Guest Joan Blondell and Don appear in a Hollywood comedy, "Stardust," by Cyril Kramer. A few seconds have been deleted from the drama. "Vera Vague" lectures about travel to England. Charlie stages his own version of "Stardust," called, "Fishing Prohibited," or "No Casting Today." Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, Nelson Eddy (returning to the program), William Spargrove (commercial spokesman, East Coast), Joan Blondell, Cyril Kramer (writer), Barbara Jo Allen, Jim Bannon (announcer). 59:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

83923. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. August 27, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee ("I Changed To C. and S. Because" contest). The first tune is, "The Stock Rider's Song." Edgar Bergen and Charlie are en route to Hawaii and do not appear on this broadcast. Don and Nelson try to do a Bergen and McCarthy routine...which is not very funny. Guest Miriam Hopkins and Don appear in, "A Marriage Has Been Arranged," by Alfred Sutro. The cast does a satire of the story called, "A Drama Has Been Deranged." Guest Alan Mowbray romances Dorothy Lamour and sings, "I've Never Wronged An Onion." Don Ameche (host), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, Nelson Eddy, Miriam Hopkins, Alfred Sutro (writer), Alan Mowbray. 59:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

83924. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. September 3, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee ("I Changed To C. and S. Because" contest). The first tune is, "I Must Go Down To The Seas Again." Edgar and Charlie McCarthy speak from Honolulu via shortwave. Charlie describes the ocean voyage and Hawaii. Guest Wendy Barrie and Don appear in, "A Kiss On Time," by Arthur Purcell. Barbara Jo Allen appears as "Vera Vague" and lectures about nutrition, health and medicine. Frank Kreml, a fraternity brother of Edgar's and an authority on traffic safety, chats with Edgar and Charlie. Don Ameche (host), Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Lamour, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Wendy Barrie, Arthur Purcell (writer), Barbara Jo Allen, Frank Kreml. 59:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83925. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. September 17, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee ("I Changed To C. and S. Because" contest). The first tune is, "Rose Marie," followed by "Shortnin' Bread." Charlie tells about his adventures in Honolulu. Guest Fred MacMurray and Don appear in, "Brenda," by John Whedon. Helen Broderick does a monologue as a harried secretary and then feuds with Charlie. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Nelson Eddy, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Fred MacMurray, Helen Broderick, John Whedon (writer), Dorothy Lamour. 59:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83926. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. September 24, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee ("I Changed To C. and S. Because" contest). The first tune is, "The March Of The Grenadiers." Now that school has started, Charlie has been playing hookey. Bergen helps Charlie with a problem in algebra. Guest Anita Louise and Don appear in, "The Enchantress," by J. Douglas Cook. Guest David Niven tells amusing anecdotes. Charlie appears in, "The Latin Quarter," or "Whose Got Change For Two Bits?" Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Anita Louise, J. Douglas Cook (writer), David Niven, Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Lamour, Jim Bannon (announcer). 59:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83927. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. October 1, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first selection is, "The Crown Of The Year." Nelson explains the story of "The Magic Flute" to Charlie. The local cutaway commercials are heard at 18 and 43 minutes into the show. Guest Constance Bennett and Don appear in, "Fancy Meeting You Here," by Joseph Harrington. Edward Everett Horton does a not-very-funny comedy routine with Don as straight man. Constance needs a butler for tonight's bridge game, so Charlie volunteers. A funny routine. Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Nelson Eddy, William Spargrove (commercial spokesman, East Coast), Constance Bennett, Edward Everett Horton, Jim Bannon (announcer). 59:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83928. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. October 8, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Great Day." Charlie the fire chief. Edgar tells Charlie about the great Chicago fire of 1879. Guest Charles Laughton and Don appear in, "Jamaica Inn," adapted from the film that is opening this week. "Vera Vague" lectures on banking and finance. Two of the commercials are local cutaways. Charlie and Charles appear in, "Mutiny On The Albany Night Boat." Don Ameche (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Lamour, Charles Laughton, Barbara Jo Allen, William Spargrove (commercial spokesman, East Coast), Jim Bannon (announcer), Daphne Du Maurier (author). 59:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83929. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. October 15, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Valencia." Don Ameche is on vacation. Bergen plans to put the money that Charlie is earning into a trust fund. Local commercial cutaways are heard at 20 and 44 minutes into the program. Guests Merle Oberon and Gavin Gordon appear in, "Door Of Opportunity," by Somerset Maugham. "Vera Vague" discusses music and farming with Nelson Eddy as straight-man. Merle appears in Charlie's play, "Rain and Stuff." It's a funny skit, don't miss Nelson Eddy as a cannibal chief. Nelson Eddy (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, William Spargrove (commercial spokesman, East Coast), Merle Oberon, Gavin Gordon, W. Somerset Maugham (author), Barbara Jo Allen, Jim Bannon (announcer). 60:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83930. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. October 22, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp." Don Ameche is still on vacation. Charlie is planning to quit working for Edgar and go to work for another ventriloquist. There are local commercial cutaways at 20 and 46 minutes into the program. Olivia de Havilland, Gordon Oliver and Fred MacKaye appear in, "Stormy Quarell." Nelson Eddy sings the seldom-heard words to, "Danse Macabre" (in French). Guest Billy Gilbert is running a kennel. This not-too-surprisingly leads to a bout of sneezing. The winner of the Chase and Sanborn contest is announced. Olivia tells Charlie the story of, "The Headless Horseman." Nelson Eddy (host), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, Edgar Bergen, Olivia De Havilland (guest), Gordon Oliver, Fred MacKaye, Billy Gilbert. 59:42. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

83931. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. October 29, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Little Girls, Goodbye." Don Ameche is still on vacation. Charlie introduces, "The Great Frederick," a new ventriloquist who is to replace Bergen. Edgar plans to replace Charlie with Mortimer Snerd. The local cutaway commercials are heard at 17 and 43 minutes into the program. Guest Clark Gable appears with Paula Winslowe in, "Magnolias Have Thorns," by Robert Riley Crutcher. "Vera Vague" lectures about music. Charlie and Clark Gable talk about that dizzy blonde, Carole Lombard. Nelson Eddy (host), Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, William Spargrove (? commercial spokesman, East Coast), Clark Gable, Paula Winslowe, Robert Riley Crutcher (author), Barbara Jo Allen, Jim Bannon (announcer). 59:51. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

83932. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. November 5, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Ride, Cossack, Ride." Charlie has quit, so Edgar appears with Mortimer Snerd. Charlie has returned home. Don Ameche is still on vacation. Edgar gets the Snerd and McCarthy voices mixed and stops the show. Guests Gene Lockhart and Jackie Cooper appear in, "The Men In The Family," by Robert Cenedella. Cliff Nazarro double-talks his adventures in the South Seas. Cliff also sings! Charlie returns and makes up with Bergen. This is Nelson Eddy's last appearance on the program as a regular. Nelson Eddy (host), Robert Armbruster, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Jim Bannon (announcer), Gene Lockhart, Jackie Cooper, Robert Cenedella (writer), Cliff Nazarro. 60:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

83933. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. November 12, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "All In Favor Say, Aye." Charlie wants his old job back with Bergen. Local cutaway commercials are heard at 20 and 46 minutes into the program. This recording has the East Coast announcement. Guests Jean Arthur and Alan Marshall appear in, "The Artist," by A. A. Milne. "Vera Vague" lectures about American history (and loses her place in the script). Mortimer Snerd tells Jean Arthur about life back home in Snerdville. Rudy Vallee (host), Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, Barbara Jo Allen, Lansing Hatfield (guest baritone), Jean Arthur, Alan Marshall, A. A. Milne (author). 60:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83934. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. November 19, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Oh! Johnny." Donald Dickson meets Mortimer Snerd. John Garfield, Lurene Tuttle and Wally Maher appear in, "Courage a la Carte," by Agnes Ridgeway. Guest Alan Mowbray is going into the communications business: carrier pigeons. Charlie's new play is, "Who's Who in The Hoosegow." Rudy Vallee (host), Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Donald Dickson, John Garfield, Lurene Tuttle, Wally Maher, Alan Mowbray, Agnes Ridgeway (writer), Wendell Niles (announcer, possibly Ken Niles). 59:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83411. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. November 26, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Hallelujah." Mortimer Snerd has disappeared. What does Charlie know about this? Guest Loretta Young and Barton Yarborough appear in, "Man's Best Friend," by John L. Green. Loretta, Edgar and Charlie discuss the art of magic. Rudy Vallee (host), Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Donald Dickson, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Loretta Young, Barton Yarborough, John L. Green (writer), Barbara Jo Allen (as "Vera Vague"), Jim Bannon (announcer). 59:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83423. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. December 3, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Ride, Cowboy, Ride." Charlie has started a Christmas shopping service. Guest Maureen O'Hara, John Archer and Charlotte Treadway appear in, "Rendezvous With Tomorrow," by Hilda Lawrence. Arthur Treacher appears as the perfect butler, who is now a "swingster." He sings, "A Tisket, A Tasket." Charlie and Maureen do a scene from, "Jamaica Inn...Long Island." Rudy Vallee (host), Edgar Bergen, Donald Dickson, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Maureen O'Hara, John Archer, Charlotte Treadway, Hilda Lawrence (writer), Arthur Treacher, Jim Bannon (announcer). 59:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83668. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. December 10, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Chatterbox." Lansing Hatfield sings, "Song Of The Flame." Edgar Bergen is out sick! Charlie McCarthy reports on his condition from his bedside at St. Vincent's Hospital, Los Angeles. Guest Joan Blondell and Fred MacKaye appear in, "After The Party's Gone," by Winston Miller and Michael Jackson. "Vera Vague" complains that Chivalry is dead. Bergen does two routines from the hospital. Charlie's Christmas shopping service is broke. This is Rudy's final appearance on the show as host. Rudy Vallee (host), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Lansing Hatfield, Joan Blondell, Fred MacKaye, Michael Jackson (writer), Winston Miller (writer), Barbara Jo Allen. 59:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83708. The Chase and Sanborn Hour. December 17, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "The One Girl." Bergen wants a pair of mules for Christmas. Mortimer Snerd pays a visit from Snerdville, Iowa. Guest Geraldine Fitzgerald appears in, "Family Album," by Cyril Framer. Billy Gilbert recites poetry, and winds up with a sneeze or two. Charlie McCarthy, the detective...sings! Cyril Framer (writer), Billy Gilbert, Don Ameche (host), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Lansing Hatfield, Dorothy Lamour, Donald Dickson, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Edgar Bergen, Lamont Johnson. 59:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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