The Chase and Sanborn Program

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.


97917. The Chase and Sanborn Program. January 7, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. 8:00 P.M. West coast broadcast. Donald Dixon starts the program with, "Blow, Gabriel, Blow." Charlie was caught in a rain storm during the "Tournament Of Roses Parade." Captain Beery and Charlie are aboard the good ship, "Mal de Mer" and sing as duet. Edgar Bergen, Donald Dixon, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Wallace Beery (guest), Jim Bannon (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

97914. The Chase and Sanborn Program. February 18, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Donald Dixon starts the show singing, "Begin The Beguine." Charlie has found some money...by sitting on it! He then describes his big game for elephants. There is a west-coast cut-in for the final commercial. Edgar Bergen, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Donald Dixon, Clark Gable (guest), Barbara Jo Allen. 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

22065. The Chase and Sanborn Program. April 21, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. A visit from Mortimer Snerd and his grandfather! Charles Laughton tells the story of "The Little Match Girl" and tries to Tell Charlie about Aesop's Fables. Edgar Bergen, Donald Dixon, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Charles Laughton, Ben Alexander (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18058. The Chase and Sanborn Program. September 22, 1940. Red net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Charlie is in love with his history teacher. John Barrymore, Edgar Bergen, Donald Dixon, Don Ameche, Ben Alexander (announcer). 13:52. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpt.

147. The Chase and Sanborn Program. September 21, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Charlie has a classic confrontation with W.C. Fields after W.C. was caught in Charlie's skunk trap. Abbott and Costello go lion hunting in the African jungles! The system cue has been deleted. Edgar Bergen, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, W. C. Fields, Ray Noble and His Orchestra. 28:38. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

68365. The Chase and Sanborn Program. September 28, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Charlie tells how Bergen's sleepwalking ruined his party. Abbott and Costello discuss a knicknack auction for Charlie. Guest Virginia Weidler gets Bergen to join her and Charlie in a haunted house skit called, "The Ghost Of Colonel Grigsby" or "A Haunting We Will Go." Edgar Bergen, Ray Noble and His Orchestra, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Virginia Weidler, Buddy Twiss (announcer). 23:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68502. The Chase and Sanborn Program. October 26, 1941. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Replies to the "Lonely Hearts" ad are read. Lou has opened, "Costello's Beauty Saloon." Charlie and guest Hedda Hopper go out on the town. Edgar Bergen, Ray Noble and His Orchestra, Buddy Twiss (announcer), Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hedda Hopper. 26:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68489. The Chase and Sanborn Program. November 2, 1941. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Beech-Nut Gum (local). Bergen meets his very wealthy blind date...a lady wrestler! Costello has written a play and tries to read it to Abbott without any naughty words. A funny routine! Edgar Bergen, Buddy Twiss (announcer), Ray Noble and His Orchestra, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan. 30:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

18059. The Chase and Sanborn Program. November 16, 1941. Red net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Bergen hires a new cook. Abbott and Costello in Washington. Lost in the desert with guest Gene Tierney. A few seconds are missing from the middle of the program for disc turnover. Bud Abbott, Edgar Bergen, Gene Tierney, Lou Costello, Maxine Gray (vocal), Ray Noble and His Orchestra. 29:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

68609. The Chase and Sanborn Program. November 23, 1941. Red net. Commercials deleted. Charlie at the dog show. Lou Costello's been staying with Ray Noble. A Thanksgiving turkey. Guest Dr. Albert Wiggan (a psychologist) tries to determine Charlie's I. Q. Edgar Bergen, Ray Noble and His Orchestra, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Albert Wiggan. 21:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

18060. The Chase and Sanborn Program. November 30, 1941. Red net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Abbott and Costello are working in a department store (and sing a song). Charlie, the "Timber Wolf," pitches some woo at Hedy. A brief portion of the program has been deleted from the middle of the show due to disc turnover. Edgar Bergen, Hedy Lamarr, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello. 29:17. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

47505. The Chase and Sanborn Program. December 7, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Red Net Pearl Harbor Coverage. Part 14. 8:00 to 8:30. The program originates at Fort Ord, California. Charlie has shot Mortimer out at the rifle range. Abbott tries to help Costello fill out an Army questionnaire, a funny routine. Guest Judy Garland sings, "Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart." Judy and Charlie have started a Christmas shopping service. Bulletin at 8:16: The Dutch East Indies and Costa Rica have declared war on Japan (30 seconds). Edgar Bergen, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Ray Noble and His Orchestra, Judy Garland, Buddy Twiss (announcer). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

18061. The Chase and Sanborn Program. December 14, 1941. Red net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The cast does a western drama. Mickey Rooney substitutes for Lou Costello who is out sick. A brief portion of the program has been deleted from the middle of the show due to disc turnover. Edgar Bergen, Lana Turner, Bud Abbott, Mickey Rooney, Ray Noble and His Orchestra, Buddy Twiss (anouncer), Verna Felton. 28:48. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

68416. The Chase and Sanborn Program. December 21, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. Charlie's waiting for Santa Claus. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello tell a story about Red Riding Hood. News bulletins: American forces have sunk at least fourteen enemy submarines in the Atlantic. The first 16:34 of the program only. Edgar Bergen, Buddy Twiss (announcer), Ray Noble and His Orchestra, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello. 16:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

106350. The Chase and Sanborn Program. June 3, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The program originates from the Corona Naval Hospital, California. The first tune is, "The Sunny Side Of The Street" and later, Frances sings a medley of Johnny Mercer tunes. Spike and the Slickers play "Laura" and "Leave The Dishes In The Sink." Guest Charlie Ruggles sings a parody of, "Accentuate The Positive." Frances Langford, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Ken Carpenter, Tony Romano (vocal), Charles Ruggles. 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10280. The Chase and Sanborn Program. June 10, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The first tune is, "Sentimental Journey." The program originates from The Long Beach Naval Hospital. Listen for Groucho's impression of the life of a Marine. Frances Langford, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Ken Carpenter, Groucho Marx, Tony Romano (vocal). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

95963. The Chase and Sanborn Program. June 17, 1945. Program #3. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "I'm Beginning To See The Light." The program originates from Hoff General Hospital, Santa Barbara, California. Garry Moore tells his life story. The City Slickers play, "You Only Hurt The One You Love" (imitating the Ink Spots), "The Choo Choo Polka," and "Laura." See cat #106352 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Frances Langford, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Garry Moore, Tony Romano (vocal). 29:04. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

106352. The Chase and Sanborn Program. June 17, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The program originates from the Hoff General Hospital, Santaa Barbara, California. Guest Garry Moore tells his life story. The City Slickers play, "You Only Hurt The One You Love" (imitating the Ink Spots), "The Choo Choo Polka," and "Laura." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #95963. Frances Langford, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Ken Carpenter, Tony Romano (vocal), Garry Moore. 29:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

88892. The Chase and Sanborn Program. June 24, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The first tune is, "Cocktails For Two." Jack Carson predicts the post-war return of Vaudeville. Spike also plays, "The Great Big Saw Came Nearer and Nearer." Frances Langford, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Jack Carson, Tony Romano, Ken Carpenter. 21:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

35300. The Chase and Sanborn Program. July 1, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The first tune is, "There, I've Said it Again." Adolphe plays a newspaper editor similar to his role in "The Front Page." The program originates from the U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego. Frances Langford, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Tony Romano, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Adolphe Menjou (guest). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43180. The Chase and Sanborn Program. July 8, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The first tune is, "I Should Care." The program originates from Santa Ana, California. Frances Langford, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Tony Romano, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Barbara Jo Allen (as "Vera Vague"). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43181. The Chase and Sanborn Program. July 15, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The program originates from Dibble General Hospital, Menlo Park, California. The first tune is, "Along The Navajo Trail." Frances Langford, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Tony Romano, William Frawley (guest), Paul Grayson. 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43512. The Chase and Sanborn Program. July 22, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The program originates at the U.S. Naval Hospital, Santa Margarita Ranch, Oceanside, California. The first tune is, "You Belong To My Heart." Spike Jones and The City Slickers play a "modern" version of, "Casey Jones." Guest Charles Kemper takes Frances for a spin in his new car. Del Porter sings, "That Old Black Magic." Charles Kemper, Country Washburne (guest), Del Porter, Frances Langford, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Tony Romano (vocal). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

106358. The Chase and Sanborn Program. July 29, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The program originates from the Army Air Forces Redistribution Center #3, Santa Monica, California. The first tune is, "There, I've Said It Again." The show has no guest star. The City Slickers play, "I'm The Fastest Man In Siam, Yes I Am" and "The Blue Danube." Frances Langford, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Ken Carpenter, Tony Romano (vocal). 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43514. The Chase and Sanborn Program. August 5, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The first tune is, "Long Ago and Far Away." Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Frances Langford, Tony Romano. 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42714. The Chase and Sanborn Program. August 12, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The program originates from The Army Air Forces Redistribution Center #3, Santa Monica, California. The first song is, "The Sunny Side Of The Street." Spike Jones and The City Slickers play "Toot-Toot-Tootsie" and "The Blue Danube." The show dramatizes a tribute to Ernie Pyle and the movie, "G.I. Joe." Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Frances Langford, Tony Romano, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43516. The Chase and Sanborn Program. August 19, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Royal Desserts. The program originates from the Pasadena Army Hospital. The first tune is "Sentimental Journey." Who does Frances like best; Spike, Ken, or Tony? Ken Carpenter sings! The first tune by Spike and the Slickers is "McNamara's Band." They also play, "The Hawaiian War Chant." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #1017. Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Tony Romano, Frances Langford, Ken Carpenter. 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1017. The Chase and Sanborn Program. August 19, 1945. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates from the Pasadena army hospital. The first tune is, "Sentimental Journey." The first tune by Spike and the Slickers is, "MacNamara's Band." They also play, "The Hawaiian War Chant." Who does Frances like best; Spike, Ken or Tony? See cat. #43516 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Ken Carpenter (announcer), Tony Romano, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Frances Langford. 30:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

97566. The Chase and Sanborn Program. August 26, 1945. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsbrgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. 8:00 P.M. The program originates from the U.S. Maritime Service Training Station, Catalina Island, California. The first tune is, "More Than You Know." The City Slickers play, "No, No, Nora" and "Laura." The program is interrupted for a report from Guthrie Jansen who is aboard a B-17 over the island of Nagasaki (poor shortwave audio). He describes the damage from the atomic bomb (the short wave audio is dicey). The report is ended in progress to return to the program. The cast then does a hillbilly drama. This is the last show of the series with this cast; Charlie McCarthy returns next week. The first 22:03 of the program only. Frances Langford, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Tony Romano (vocal), Del Porter (vocal), Carl Grayson (vocal), Guthrie Jansen. 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 29 programs.