The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot

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.


78491. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. September 25, 1937. Program #1. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), Commercials added locally. The transcription discs are marked, "Premier Radio Enterprises Inc." (St. Louis). The discs are also marked, "Produced For Roberts, Johnson and Rand," St. Louis. The first show of the series. The crew is hired, and the whaling voyage, set in the year 1858, begins. The significance or accuracy of the dates given for this series is unknown. A mysterious Spaniard attacks Captain Dalton on the dock. Marvin Miller (The Captain of the ship, The Poll Parrot), Dave Ward (announcer). 11:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78492. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. October 2, 1937. Program #2. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), Commercials added locally. The plans for the voyage are discussed. Little Sue Grange is determined to go along on the cruise. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer), Ken Christy (?). 12:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78493. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. October 9, 1937. Program #3. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.) commercials added locally. Johnny has been taken grabbed by the evil Spaniard, "El Teste." Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 10:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78494. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. October 16, 1937. Program #4. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. "El Teste" and Pancho are holding Johnny prisoner. They're in hiding on the ship. What is the mystery of the peg leg? Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78495. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. October 23, 1937. Program #5. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Johnny has been located and captured. He's bound and gagged. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78496. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. October 30, 1937. Program #6. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Little Sue is discovered stowing away in the captain's sea chest. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78497. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. November 6, 1937. Program #7. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Johnny and Sue remain on board the ship, why did Mr. Grange change his mind, does he have a treasure map? Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78498. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. November 13, 1937. Program #8. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Johnny and Sue learn about whaling. Captain Dalton knocks Red to the deck of the ship. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78500. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. November 27, 1937. Program #10. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. "El Teste" is found; he plans to take control of the ship from Captain Dalton. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78499. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. November 27, 1937. Program #9. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Johnny and Sue are nowhere to be found. They've disappeared! Captain Dalton charges into his cabin to fight with Red...who has a knife! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78501. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. December 4, 1937. Program #11. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Where is "El Teste" hiding? The search begins! Why is he meeting with Mr. Grange? Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78502. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. December 11, 1937. Program #12. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Sue is captured and taken prisoner at knife-point by "El Teste." Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78503. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. December 18, 1937. Program #13. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Sue is rescued from Red and "El Teste." The story has a concluding point (for those stations who have had enough after thirteen episodes), but the adventure goes on in episode #14, as the hunt for the treasure on the secret island begins. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78504. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. December 25, 1937. Program #14. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. A whale is killed near the secret island (by a one legged whaler!), after a fierce battle. The start of a new story line for the second thirteen weeks. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78505. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. January 1, 1938. Program #15. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. "El Teste" proves to be a problem once again as he battles with Red Mulhooley. "El Teste" is thrown into the shark infested waters! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78506. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. January 8, 1938. Program #16. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. "Red" Malhooley jumps ship and escapes to the island. Somebody has already started mining the mineral treaure! Dicken falls into a trench dug as a trap. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78507. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. January 15, 1938. Program #17. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. The volcano is starting to erupt! Dicken has been captured by Ezekial Kipp! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78508. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. January 22, 1938. Program #18. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. The volcano ("Old Smokeymouth") finally erupts. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78509. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. January 29, 1938. Program #19. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Fortunately, it starts to rain...which extinguishes the volcano! Ezekial Kipp is about to shoot! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78510. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. February 5, 1938. Program #20. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. The treasure is uncovered at last...and it's diamonds! The house on Acsencion Island is being raided...it's on fire! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78511. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. February 12, 1938. Program #21. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. During the battle for the diamonds, Sue is shot by Dirk Briscoe! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78512. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. February 19, 1938. Program #22. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Dirk Briscoe learns about the treasure...and he wants it! He teams up with Red Mulhooley. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78513. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. February 26, 1938. Program #23. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Explosions are heard on Galto Island. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78514. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. March 5, 1938. Program #24. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Captain Dalton is captured by Dirk Briscoe, who takes over Galto Island, planning to catapult dynamite onto Captain Dalton's crew. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78515. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. March 12, 1938. Program #25. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Dirk Briscoe tries to sink the "Poll Parrot" with dynamite! Mr. Hollings is in trouble, Captain Dalton tries to save him. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78516. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. March 19, 1938. Program #26. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. The treasure of diamonds is recovered as Galto Isalnd sinks beneath the sea! The second thirteen-episode story line ends, but the adventure continues for another thirteen episodes. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78517. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. March 26, 1938. Program #27. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Johnny, Sue and their friends leave for home aboard the "Poll Parrot." Why is the ship being followed by an armed merchantman? Could it be a privateer? The start of the third thirteen-episode cycle. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78518. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. April 2, 1938. Program #28. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. The ship "Poll Parrot" runs into a big storm. What's Annabelle doing aboard "The Africana?" Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 13:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78519. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. April 9, 1938. Program #29. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. The storm forces the "Poll Parrot" onto shore. Captain Karsh has a confrontation with Captain Dalton. What's an arrowhead doing on the beach? The Indians attack! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78520. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. April 16, 1938. Program #30. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Captain Dalton disappears...straight up! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78521. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. April 23, 1938. Program #31. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Sue and Johnny overhear evil plans. Plans are made for "Misto The Magician" to have his leopard tear Captain Dalton to pieces! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

78522. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. April 30, 1938. Program #32. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Johnny and Sue come face to face with the leopard! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

78523. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. May 7, 1938. Program #33. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Annabelle Wilson has been abducted by the savages and "Misto The Magician." Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

78524. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. May 14, 1938. Program #34. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. The natives are not only restless, they attack the crew of the Poll Parrot! Dicken has been shot with an arrow. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 11:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

78525. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. May 21, 1938. Program #35. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Sue and Johnny face unknown dangers in the jungle. It's a moving shadow with gleaming eyes! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

78526. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. May 28, 1938. Program #36. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Johnny and Sue team up with the "Jaguar." Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

78527. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. June 4, 1938. Program #37. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. An attempt is made to take control of the "Poll Parrot." Dicken and his men battle with Briney and his men! Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:14. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

78528. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. June 11, 1938. Program #38. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. Johnny finds the treasure in diamonds. The privateers have become friends with the crew of the "Poll Parrot." Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

78529. The Cruise Of The Poll Parrot. June 18, 1938. Program #39. Syndicated. Sponsored by: Poll Parrot Shoes (International Shoe Co.), commercials added locally. The crew of the "Poll Parrot" gets ready to return home. The last episode of the third thirteen-episode cycle. Marvin Miller, Dave Ward (announcer). 12:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

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