The Eddie Cantor 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.


100487. The Eddie Cantor Show. December 22, 1935. CBS net. Sponsored by: Pebeco Toothpaste. The first tune is an elaborate arrangement of, "Stormy Weather." Eddie has become a landlord...and a janitor. Eddie sings, "The Calabash Pipe Song." Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Louis Gress and His Orchestra, Bobby Breen, Bert Gordon, Harry Einstein. 29:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

28541. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 19, 1936. CBS net. Sponsored by: Pebeco Toothpaste. Guests Mike Riley and Ed Farley (composers of "The Music Goes 'Round") play their big hit "just as they do it at the Onyx Club." Eddie listens to listener's complaints, Parky is going to fight Joe Louis, Eddie announces his own contest, "How Can This Country Stay Out of War?" He offers his personal $5000 as a prize. Benny Rubin, Ed Farley, Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Louis Gress and His Orchestra, Mike Riley, Harry Einstein. 29:29. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

96073. The Eddie Cantor Show. March 29, 1936. CBS net, WABC, New York City aircheck. Sponsored by: Pebeco Toothpaste (premium: "Cantor's Comics" joke book). The first selection by the orchestra is, "Andalucia." Unlucky Eddie tries to get some rest in Jimmy's hotel room. Eddie sings "a brand new tune" called, "All Right, All Right, All Right" (a parody of the phrase used by Major Bowes). Just fascinating! Guest Cliff Edwards ("Ukulele Ike") sings, "A Melody From The Stars" and, "Goody, Goody." Eddie sings, "Margie" and mentions that he introduced the song in 1921. The winner of Eddie's $5000 essay contest ("How Can This Country Stay Out Of War") will be announced next week. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Louis Gress and His Orchestra, Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"), Cliff Edwards, Harry Einstein (as "Parkyakarkus"). 29:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105282. The Eddie Cantor Show. April 26, 1936. CBS net, WABC, New York City. Sponsored by: Pebeco Toothpaste (Cantor's Comics premium). The first tune is, "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody." Jimmy takes singing lessons. Eddie sings, "Is It True About What They Say About Dixie?" The orchestra plays an excellent swing arrangement of, "It's Been So Long." Eddie imitates Eddie Doyle imitating Eddie Cantor and sings, "If You Susie." Eddie Cantor, Louis Gress and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington, Bobby Breen, Harry Einstein (Parkyakarkus). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

80098. The Eddie Cantor Show. May 31, 1944. NBC net. Eddie sings an "operatic" duet with guest Lawrence Tibbett to the tune of, "You're Gonna Lose Your Gal." See cat. #38897 for a complete, AFRS rebroadcast of this program Eddie Cantor, Lawrence Tibbett, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"). 6:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

38897. The Eddie Cantor Show. May 31, 1944. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program features "Myrtle" from Brooklyn. The cast does the life story of Lawrence Tibbett, Joan Davis and Eddie do their version of "Mr. Skeffington." See cat. #80048 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Nora Martin, Lawrence Tibbett (guest), Joan Davis. 30:13. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

45326. The Eddie Cantor Show. September 27, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay. The first show of the season. The first appearance on radio of Leonard Sues ("The Young Man With A Horn") and His Orchestra. The cast does "Mr. Skeffington." "The Mad Russian" runs for president. The final commercial has been deleted. Bert Gordon, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Joan Davis, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin, The Sportsmen. 29:18. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

45327. The Eddie Cantor Show. October 4, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay. The cast does its version of, "Two Girls and A Sailor." The final commercial has been deleted. Bert Gordon, Eddie Cantor, Gloria De Haven, Harry Von Zell, June Allyson (guest, wife of Dick Powell), Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin, The Sportsmen. 28:59. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

45328. The Eddie Cantor Show. October 11, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay. The program originates from March Field, Riverside, California. Eddie's version of Nazi and Japanese news broadcasts. Great "Cantors" in history. Bert Gordon, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Martha Raye, Nora Martin. 25:01. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

45329. The Eddie Cantor Show. October 18, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Trushay, Sal Hepatica, Minit-Rub. The program originates from Roosevelt Base, Terminal Island, California. Guest Esther Williams makes her first appearance on radio. Eddie and Harry try to decide whether to go to college or join the Navy. Network, sponsored version of cat. #43269. Eddie Cantor, Esther Williams, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 29:15. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

43269. The Eddie Cantor Show. October 18, 1944. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates at the Roosevelt Navy Base. Guest Esther Williams is introduced as her first appearance on radio. Bert Gordon is introduced as "The Russian," not "The Mad Russian." Music fill by Harry James and His Orchestra. The cast does a collegiate skit. See cat. #45329 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Nora Martin, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Esther Williams, Bert Gordon, Harry James and His Orchestra. 29:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45330. The Eddie Cantor Show. October 25, 1944. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. A celebration of Harry Von Zell's new baby. Bert Gordon, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin, Billy Gray. 29:32. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

45331. The Eddie Cantor Show. November 8, 1944. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie Cantor has been elected president! A tribute to George M. Cohan. Bert Gordon, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45320. The Eddie Cantor Show. November 15, 1944. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie gets a new apartment for Harry Von Zell, in a building where no babies are allowed! Bert Gordon, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 29:03. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45321. The Eddie Cantor Show. November 22, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Trushay, Minit-Rub. Guest Alan Ladd is hired to kill Eddie's Thanksgiving Turkey. Alan Ladd, Bert Gordon, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 19:04. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

45322. The Eddie Cantor Show. November 29, 1944. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Trushay, Sal Hepatica, Minit-Rub. The program originates at the Navy's Sixth War Loan Exhibit in Chicago. A network, sponsored version of cat. #18079. Bert Gordon, Billy Gray, Eddie Cantor, Joe Kelly (host), Leonard Sues, Nora Martin, Roy Shield and His Orchestra. 28:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

18079. The Eddie Cantor Show. November 29, 1944. Program #88. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates from the Navy's Sixth War Loan exhibit in Chicago. See cat. #45322 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Eddie Cantor, Joe Kelly (announcer), Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin, Bert Gordon, The Sportsmen. 30:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45323. The Eddie Cantor Show. December 6, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Harry Von Zell quits the show. Eddie tries to hire guest Don Wilson to replace him. Bert Gordon, Billy Gray, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin, The Sportsmen, Don Wilson. 28:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45324. The Eddie Cantor Show. December 13, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Trushay, Sal Hepatica, Minit-Rub. Eddie searches for Harry and convinces him to return to the show. A very well-written, clever program! Bert Gordon, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45325. The Eddie Cantor Show. December 20, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Christmas show. Eddie and Harry shop for a Christmas tree for Harry's new baby. The Mad Russian as Santa Claus? Bert Gordon, Billy Gray, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47231. The Eddie Cantor Show. December 27, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay. The cast does its version of, "The March Of Time" and reviews the events of 1944. Billy Gray as "Eddie Cantor Von Zell Jr." The system cue has been deleted. The Mad Russian sings! Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin, Bert Gordon ("The Mad Russian"), Billy Gray, The Sportsmen. 29:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47242. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 3, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Trushay, Sal Hepatica, Minit-Rub. Rochester comes over to help with Eddie's New Year Party. Rochester shoots dice with Eddie, the show features several other racist jokes. Part of the final commercial and the system cue have been deleted. Bert Gordon, Billy Gray, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin, Eddie Anderson, Emily Kipp. 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

280. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 10, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie plans to send Eddie Cantor Von Zell Jr. to college. Eddie recalls his youth on New York's lower East Side, and does a fine version of "Sonny Boy" with The Andrews Sisters. The same arrangement was done by Al Jolson and Edgar Bergen on The Kraft Music Hall on October 2, 1947 (see cat. #828). Eddie Cantor, The Andrews Sisters, Harry Von Zell, Bert Gordon ("The Mad Russian"), Billy Gray, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47232. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 17, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Minit-Rub. Eddie is jealous that Bing Crosby has won the Critic's Award. Harry opens the show as Eddie does, very clever! Bing is imitated by Sidney Miller. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Nora Martin, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Billy Gray, Bert Gordon, John Brown, Sidney Miller. 29:27. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47229. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 24, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Bristol Meyers, (commercials seem to be public service announcements). Eddie's funny summary of Nazi and Japanese radio newscasts. Ida threatens to divorce Eddie when she learns that he's purchased a new dress for another woman. Bert Gordon appears as, "The Mad Russian." Billy Gray appears as, "Eddie Cantor Von Zell Jr." Eddie Cantor, Nora Martin, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Bert Gordon, Billy Gray. 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47230. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 31, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. It's Eddie's fifty-third birthday today and he's depressed. Guests George Burns and Gracie Allen try to cheer him up. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Bert Gordon ("The Mad Russian"), George Burns, Gracie Allen, Nora Martin. 29:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

83145. The Eddie Cantor Show. February 14, 1945. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The first tune is, "Swanee." "Around The Clock With Eddie Cantor." Guest Hoagy Carmichael sings, "Billiaduk." Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Hoagy Carmichael, Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"), Nora Martin, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Billy Gray. 30:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

83142. The Eddie Cantor Show. February 21, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The program originates from the Army Air Forces Relocation Center, Santa Ana, California. Eddie's first tune is, "I'm Coming Home To Missouri." Eddie appears as a newscaster on Radio Tokyo. Guest Ella Logan describes her USO tour of the front. She reads a few pages from her diary (a comedy skit with Eddie and Harry) and sings, "They Called It Ireland." Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Ella Logan, Nora Martin, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Billy Gray, Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

130. The Eddie Cantor Show. February 21, 1945. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates from the Army Air Forces Relocation Center, Santa Ana, California. Eddie's first tune is, "I Don't Want To Get Well." Guest Ella Logan describes her USO tour of the front. She reads a few pages from her diary (a comedy skit with Eddie and Harry) and sings, "The Called It Ireland." Eddie Cantor, Ella Logan, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Billy Gray, Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"), Nora Martin. 28:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

83143. The Eddie Cantor Show. February 28, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie's first song is, "Evalina." Eddie dreams that he's in the army. Eddie and Harry visit Hitler at Berchestgarten. Eddie sings, "My Dreams Are Getting All The Time" with clever lyrics about Adolf Hitler. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin, Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"), John Brown (?), Hans Conried (?). 29:59. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

83140. The Eddie Cantor Show. March 7, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie's first tune is, "Candy." Eddie appears as a Nazi newscaster on German radio, and as a Japanese newscaster in Tokyo. Harry and Eddie wind up in jail. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Nora Martin, Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"), Billy Gray, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Hanley Stafford. 29:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

83141. The Eddie Cantor Show. March 14, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The first tune is, "Swanee." Harry and Eddie are still in jail and go on trial. "Around The Clock With Eddie Cantor." Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Cookie Fairchild and His Orchestra, Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"), Nora Martin, Billy Gray, The Sportsmen. 29:03. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47886. The Eddie Cantor Show. March 21, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie is just back from San Francisco. Eddie tries to convince an adoption official that Harry is a fit father. Harry adopts Eddie! Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin, Bert Gordon, Billy Gray (as "Eddie Cantor Jr."). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47887. The Eddie Cantor Show. March 28, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie and Harry would like to play golf, but Ida has some ideas about getting the housework done. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Bert Gordon, Nora Martin, Billy Gray ("Eddie Cantor Jr."). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47888. The Eddie Cantor Show. April 4, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Guest Charles Boyer has been Eddie's house guest for several weeks. Eddie starts an essay contest about, "Juvenile Delinquency: It's Cause and Solution." Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Nora Martin, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Charles Boyer, Billy Gray ("Eddie Cantor Von Zell Jr."), Bert Gordon. 29:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47889. The Eddie Cantor Show. April 11, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The twentieth anniversary of Bristol-Meyers. A cavalcade of radio during the past twenty years. Bert Gordon, Billy Gray, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47890. The Eddie Cantor Show. April 18, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie brings a sailor home for dinner. He's named Freddy Martell and he's a "returned veteran" who is offered another singing job on the show next week. Eddie eulogizes President Roosevelt. Bert Gordon, Eddie Cantor, Fred Martell, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47891. The Eddie Cantor Show. April 25, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie plans to attend the United Nations Conference in San Francisco. The final 18:13 of the program only. Bert Gordon, Eddie Cantor, Fred Martell, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 18:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

47892. The Eddie Cantor Show. May 2, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Harry tries to borrow $612 to buy his wife a fur coat. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Bert Gordon, Nora Martin, Billy Gray ("Eddie Cantor Von Zell Jr."). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47893. The Eddie Cantor Show. May 9, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie's a G-Man on the trail of a "Nylon Gang." He's even got a letter and a badge from J. Edgar Hoover. Bert Gordon, Billy Gray, Eddie Cantor, Fred Martell, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 29:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47894. The Eddie Cantor Show. May 16, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The program originates from Camp Pendleton Marine Base, Oceanside, California. Guest Marilyn Maxwell sings, "Two Marines On A Three Day Pass." Eddie does a nice tribute to the men who recently died on Iwo Jima and sings, "There's A New Flag On Iwo Jima." Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Bert Gordon, Nora Martin, Marilyn Maxwell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra (probably). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47895. The Eddie Cantor Show. May 23, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay. The cast is getting ready to travel to St. Louis to sell War Bonds. The final commercial and system cue have been deleted. Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin, Bert Gordon, Billy Gray ("Eddie Cantor Von Zell Jr."), Eddie Anderson, Fred Martell, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell. 29:03. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

47896. The Eddie Cantor Show. May 30, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay. The program originates from Scott Field, Illinois. Eddie and Don are in the Air Force, looking for a date. Bert Gordon, Billy Gray, Don Wilson, Eddie Cantor, Fred Martell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 29:30. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47897. The Eddie Cantor Show. June 6, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The program originates from The U. S. Naval Training School, WAVES, New York. "Eddie Cantor Von Zell Jr." gets lost in the New York railroad station. Bert Gordon, Billy Gray, Don Wilson, Eddie Cantor, Fred Martell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Nora Martin. 29:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42465. The Eddie Cantor Show. June 13, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by Bristol Meyers, but commercials suspended due to a bond drive. The program originates from Mitchell Field, New York. The first tune is, "Every Time I Fall In Love." "Japanese War News" as interpreted by Eddie Cantor, "Eddie Cantor Von Zell Jr." Marilyn Maxwell, Alan Young, Eddie Cantor, Don Wilson, Bert Gordon, Nora Martin, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Billy Gray. 29:33. Audio condition: Good to very good. Apparently complete.

42467. The Eddie Cantor Show. June 20, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The first tune is, "There's Gonna Be A Great Day." The program originates from the U. S. Coast Guard Station, Manhattan Beach, New York. "Eddie Cantor Von Zell Jr." Guest Ann Sheridan appears as a Coast Guard instructor. Bert Gordon appears as, "The Mad Russian." The last show of the season. Fred Martell, just out of the Navy, sings. Eddie Cantor, Don Wilson, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Fred Martell, Ann Sheridan, Bert Gordon, Nora Martin, Billy Gray. 29:37. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

60627. The Eddie Cantor Show. October 3, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The first tune is, "Come To Baby, Do." Guest Dane Clark is moving next door to Eddie, and Eddie is jealous. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Thelma Carpenter, Bert Gordon, Dane Clark, Robert O'Brien (writer), Izzy Elinson (writer). 29:39. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

60654. The Eddie Cantor Show. October 17, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Trushay. Harry is drowning his sorrows after his horse was disqualified and he didn't win the $10,000. Will he get his job with Eddie back? Eddie sings, "Did You Ever Get That Feeling In The Moonlight?" Eddie gets fired and Harry gets the show! Mr. Moran (the sponsor), may be played by Alan Reed. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Don Wilson, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Thelma Carpenter, Alan Reed. 20:29. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

60655. The Eddie Cantor Show. October 24, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Now that the program is called "The Harry Von Zell Show," Eddie finds himself out of work. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #8010. Don Wilson, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Thelma Carpenter, Billy Gray (as Harry Von Zell Jr.), Robert O'Brien (writer), Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Izzy Elinson (writer). 29:39. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

8010. The Eddie Cantor Show. October 24, 1945. Program #21. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Eddie loses his radio show and falls upon hard times. Bert Gordon as "The Mad Russian." See cat. #60655 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Eddie Cantor, Thelma Carpenter, Harry Von Zell, Don Wilson, Bert Gordon, Billy Gray, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Robert O'Brien (writer), Izzy Elinson (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

83146. The Eddie Cantor Show. November 21, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Thelma's first tune is, "All By Myself." Eddie tries to get a turkey into his hotel. Eddie Cantor, Billy Conn (contender for the heavyweight championship), Les Tremayne (announcer; substituting for Harry Von Zell), Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"), Thelma Carpenter, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Jim Backus. 28:43. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

83147. The Eddie Cantor Show. November 28, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay. The program originates from New York. The first tune is, "Chico, From Puerto Rico." Eddie's show, "Nellie Bly," is opening in Philadelphia. Kenny Delmar portrays, "Senator Claghorn." Eddie goes horseback riding and a trip into the past with guest Paulette Goddard. Eddie Cantor, Paulette Goddard, Thelma Carpenter, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"), Kenny Delmar (announcer), Jim Backus. 28:50. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

83134. The Eddie Cantor Show. December 19, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The program originates from New York. Eddie's opening monologue is about Christmas shopping. The first tune is, "Symphony." Eddie and Kenny go Christmas shopping. Eddie Cantor, Kenny Delmar (announcer), Alan Young, Thelma Carpenter, Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"), Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Jim Backus, Hildegarde, Robert O'Brien (writer), Izzy Elinson (writer). 29:11. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

83135. The Eddie Cantor Show. December 26, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Sal Hepatica, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The program originates in New York. Eddie's first tune is, "Come To Baby, Do." Eddie reviews his highlights of 1945, and does a satire of soap operas. Eddie Cantor, Kenny Delmar (announcer; also as "Senator Claghorn"), Bert Gordon (as "The Mad Russian"), Thelma Carpenter, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra. 28:42. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

83132. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 2, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The program originates from New York. Eddie's first tune is, "Josephine, Don't Lean On The Bell." Eddie's opening monologue includes jokes about Fiorello La Guardia leaving the office of mayor. A look back at Eddie's New Year's Eve party. General Bradley thanks Eddie for his "Gifts For Veterans" campaign. Eddie Cantor, Kenny Delmar (announcer), Omar Bradley (speaking from Washington, D. C.), Bert Gordon ("The Mad Russian"), Thelma Carpenter, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra. 29:19. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

83133. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 9, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The program originates from Halloran General Hospital, Staten Island, New York. Eddie's first tune is, "Hallalujah." Eddie and Ed talk about the good old days in old New York. Eddie Cantor, Kenny Delmar (announcer), Ed Sullivan (guest), Thelma Carpenter, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, The Mariners, Bert Gordon ("The Mad Russian"). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

83130. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 16, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Trushay. The program originates in New York (for the last time, next week's show is from Hollywood). Eddie's first tune is, "Let It Snow." Eddie's dramatizes his troubles opening his new show, "Nellie Bly"; which will open this coming Monday. The show closed after sixteen performances. There's a scene where a tomato dances on a plate of cold cuts ("Salami, Where She Danced"). Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Bert Gordon ("The Mad Russian"), The Cedric Wallace Trio, Thelma Carpenter, Minerva Pious, Robert O'Brien (writer), Eddie Cantor, Kenny Delmar (announcer), Izzy Elinson (writer, billed as Irving Elinson). 28:105. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

83131. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 23, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie's first tune is, "Aren't You Glad You're You." Eddie has returned to California, but Harry has rented out Eddie's house. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Thelma Carpenter, Bert Gordon ("The Mad Russian"), Jim Backus, Billy Gray, Robert O'Brien (writer), Izzy Elinson (writer, billed as Irving Elinson). 29:46. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

83128. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 30, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Trushay, Minit-Rub. Eddie's first tune is, "Chickery Chick." Tomorrow is Eddie's birthday. Harry receives an award from "Fame" magazine. Leonard Sues receives an award from "Downbeat" magazine. Thelma Carpenter receives an award from "Esquire" magazine. The program features a satire of, "The Quiz Kids." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #1593. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Frank Nelson, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Thelma Carpenter, Bert Gordon ("The Mad Russian"), Jim Backus, Billy Gray. 28:46. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1593. The Eddie Cantor Show. January 30, 1946. Program #43. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Eddie is disappointed because everyone on his show has won a loving cup except himself. Eddie's first tune is about "Chickery Chick" and other novelty tunes. See cat. #83128 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Thelma Carpenter, Bert Gordon, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Frank Nelson, Jim Backus (?), Billy Gray. 30:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83129. The Eddie Cantor Show. February 6, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Trushay, Ipana, Minit-Rub. Eddie is trying to collect five-thousand pounds of used clothing. Eddie sings, "Ain't She Sweet" and ends the program by taking off his pants on stage. Eddie Anderson, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Bert Gordon ("The Mad Russian"), Robert O'Brien (writer), Eddie Cantor, Izzy Elinson (writer, billed as Irving Elisnon), Harry Von Zell, Billy Gray. 18:32. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

39234. The Eddie Cantor Show. February 20, 1946. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. AFRS # (Replacing Music Hall #173, possibly #133). Eddie has inherited a South American plantation and becomes a Latin playboy. Music fill by Jimmie Grier and His Orchestra, vocal by Jean Taylor. Bert Gordon appears as, "The Mad Russian." AFRS program name: "Eddie Cantor." Bert Gordon, Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Jeanne Taylor, Jimmie Grier and His Orchestra, Lina Romay, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra. 29:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

72915. The Eddie Cantor Show. March 6, 1946. NBC net. Eddie and Harry Von Zell have won a trip to Las Vegas. The program was rebroadcast as part of, "To The Rear March" (see cat. #5758 and 63296). Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra. 10 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

8009. The Eddie Cantor Show. March 13, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Trushay, Ipana, Minit-Rub. Jack has rented Eddie's Palm Springs house and has turned it into a hotel. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell, Jack Benny, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

96058. The Eddie Cantor Show. June 19, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Ipana, Trushay, Minit-Rub. The program originates from Fitzsimmons General Hospital, Denver. The first tune is, "Hallelujah." Eddie then sings, "Josephine, Please No Lean-A The Bell." A significant portion of the show is devoted to sex at the Denver hospital, or the lack of it. John Keenan, the Safety Commissioner of Newark, New Jersey, accepts an award for safety, as does Benjamin Stapledon of Denver. Eddie Cantor, Leonard Sues and His Orchestra, Harry Von Zell, Bert Gordon, John Keenan, Benjamin Stapledon, Joe Fuller (writer), Irving Aaronson (writer), Johnny Mack (? writer). 29:09. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

60. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1947. Seven routines from 78 rpm records. Eddie Cantor, Harry Von Zell. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

3539. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1953. NBC net. Sustaining. A solo performance by Eddie. He tells anecdotes about and plays records by Jimmy Durante, Fanny Brice, himself, Jack Benny and Groucho Marx. Eddie Cantor. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

96356. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #66. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie does a soap opera as it might sound in England. "The Court Of Human Relations." News of the royal wedding. Eddie salutes Gracie Fields. "Missing Millionaires." Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Roy Edwards (vocal), Patti Lewis (vocal). 23:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

96355. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #65. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie might become a G-Man, thanks to his pal, J. Edgar Hoover. Eddie sets out to capture Rocky Dolan and his phoney "nylons" racket. Eddie salutes Jascha Heifetz. The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Patti Lewis (vocal), Roy Edwards (vocal). 23:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

96057. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #86. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie wants to make another movie. He mentions that his last movie was ten years ago. However, the last film he made before this 1956 recording was, "Hollywood Canteen" in 1944. Eddie goes to see Dr. MacTavish. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Ronnie Harris (vocal), Patti Lewis (vocal). 24:05. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

96056. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #94. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie plans to produce a musical comedy. He salutes Jerome Kern and sings, "Josephine, Please No Lean-A The Bell." Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Dorothy Carlin (vocal), Roy Edwards (vocal). 24:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

96054. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #253. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie's 7-year-old friend "Stubby" pays a visit. Jimmy Wallington sells brushes door-to-door. Eddie salutes the Dorsey Brothers. Tommy Dorsey died November 26, 1956; this show makes no mention of the fact. It therefore, was possibly recorded after that date. Eddie sings, "When The Red-Red Robin Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin' Along." Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Roy Edwards (vocal), Dorothy Collins (vocal). 25:12. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

96055. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #93. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie wants to learn how to swim. Eddie salutes Sid Caesar and sings, "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter." Dorothy sings, "How Deep Is The Ocean?" Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Dorothy Carlin (vocal), Roy Edwards (vocal). 24:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

96052. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #52. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie wants to be named, "Man Of The Year." J. P. Cantor: the financier. James Mason Cantor: idol of women. Admiral Richard C. Cantor: Arctic explorer. A tribute to Milton Berle. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Roy Edwards (vocal), Patti Lewis (vocal). 23:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

96053. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #239. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie is planning a big "Follies" show on television. an uncredited orchestra plays, "Singing In The Rain." Jimmy wants a raise. Eddie salutes Vaughn Monroe and sings, "I'm Sitting On Top Of The World." A poorly produced show with minimal cast, pre-recorded music, poor writing and canned laughter. Shame! Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Roy Edwards (vocal), Dorothy Collins (vocal). 25:01. Audio condition: Good. Otherwise complete.

95476. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #152. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. The program starts with Jimmy reading an interesting poem about switch engines. Eddie has been kidnapped by, "Bertram The Blood." Why does Eddie call his horse, "Opera?" Because he runs very "Faust" (even Ed Wynn wouldn't use that one)! The date is approximate. The recording mentions, "The $64,000 Question (which began April 7, 1955). Eddie mentions a book writen by George Jessel ("You too Can Make A Speech") that wasn't published until 1956. eddie pays tribute to George Jessel. Dorothy Collins sings, "I'm Old Fashioned," after Jimmy mispronounces her name. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Dorothy Collins (vocal), Ronnie Harris (vocal). 24:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

94002. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #151. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. The first tune is, "Sleepy Time Gal." The silk shortage. Eddie takes acting lessons from "Olivier Evans." Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Roy Edwards (vocal), Dorothy Collins (vocal). 24:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93999. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #254. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie visits the automobile show. The first tune is, "I'm Confessin'." Eddie's being sued by The Parimutual Insurance Company. The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Dorothy Collins (vocal), Ronnie Harris (vocal). 24:51. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

93997. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #85. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. The sponsor doesn't want Eddie to sing on the program anymore. The first tune is, "Chinatown." Eddie salutes Frank Carter and Marilyn Miller. The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Ronnie Harris (vocal), Patti Lewis (vocal). 24:03. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

93998. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #240. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie and Jimmy have a contest to see who's funnier. The first tune is, "The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else." Eddie fills out his income tax form and pays tribute to Marlon Brando. The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Dorothy Collins (vocal), Ronnie Harris (vocal). 24:37. Audio condition: Good to very good. Otherwise complete.

93995. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #90. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie has adopted a boy named, "Kilroy." The first tune is, "Cecilia." Kilroy wants Eddie to buy him a yellow car. Eddie salutes Gus Edwards. The opening has been added from another program. The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Patti Lewis (vocal), Ronnie Harris (vocal). 24:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93996. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #84. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie adopts a football player, and he expects the boy to win the big game tomorrow. The first tune is, "Easy To Love." The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Ronnie Harris (vocal), Patti Lewis (vocal). 24:44. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

93993. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #96. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie has been fired by his sponsor and his replacement is...Jimmy Wallington! The first tune is, "Once In A While." Eddie salutes Walt Disney. The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Dorothy Collins (vocal), Roy Edwards (vocal). 24:04. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93994. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #89. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Jimmy plans to lose 40 pounds on a diet. It's Eddie's 25th anniversary on radio (they must be counting programs on which he starred, his actual first appearance on radio was 1922). The first tune is, "When Your Lover Has Gone." Eddie has been given a horse named, "Bright Eyes." The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Patti Lewis (vocal), Ronnie Harris (vocal). 24:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93990. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #91. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie is running for the presidency of the United States. The first tune is, "My Silent Love." Eddie pays tribute to Frank Loesser. The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Patti Lewis (vocal), Roy Edwards (vocal). 24:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93991. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #92. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie is planning his, "Radio Follies." The first tune is, "Honey." Eddie pays tribute to Vaughn Monroe. The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Roy Edwards (vocal), Dorothy Collins (vocal). 23:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93992. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #95. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie tries to hire an orchestra for a benefit. The first tune is, "All Of Me." Eddie salutes Jack Norworth and Nora Bayes. Eddie does a skit as, "Maxie The Taxi." The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Dorothy Collins (vocal), Roy Edwards (vocal). 24:11. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93987. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #88. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie and Jimmy are on a train en route to New York City. The first tune is, "There's A Small Hotel." Jimmy's baby has disappeared. Eddie sings a tribute to Jimmy Walker. The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Patti Lewis (vocal), Ronnie Harris (vocal). 24:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93988. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #82. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie and Jimmy are on their way to Chicago. The first tune is, "I'll See You In My Dreams." The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Ronnie Harris (vocal), Patti Lewis (vocal). 23:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93989. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #83. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. The first tune is, "Imagination." Eddie invites the cast to a Spring picnic. Eddie pays tribute to Yehudi Menuhin. The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Patti Lewis (vocal), Ronnie Harris (vocal). 23:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93986. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #87. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. The first song is, "Remember." Eddie has bought a washing machine for Ida's birthday. She winds up with six washing machines. The series has poor production values; essentially it's just Eddie and Jimmy with music numbers dropped in among the many commercials (there are 6 commercials scheduled per program). The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Patti Lewis (vocal), Ronnie Harris (vocal). 24:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

93561. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #76. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie's been to see the Sportsmen perform and he wants to prove to himself that he's young and fit. Eddie salutes Duke Ellington (and gives Ellington credit for several tunes written by Billy Strayhorn). Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Dorothy Collins (vocal), Ronnie Harris (vocal). 24:11. Audio condition: Good to very good. Otherwise complete.

93560. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #75. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Clark Gable has moved next door to the Cantors; has Ida fallen for him? Eddie salutes Rudy Vallee. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington, Ronnie Harris (vocal). 25:13. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

2331. The Eddie Cantor Show. 1956. Program #29. ZIV Syndication. Commercials added locally. Eddie and announcer Jimmy Wallington remember the good old days. Eddie spoofs, "The Court Of Inhuman Relations." The date is approximate. Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Wallington. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

Report contains 94 programs.