The Ford 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.


97346. The Ford Show. June 10, 1945. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Ford. 2:00 P.M. The first tune is, "Sweet and Lovely." Robert Russell Bennett and His Orchestra (also called, "The Ford Orchestra"), Larry Brooks, Jo Stafford, Del Sharbutt (announcer). 29:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

97348. The Ford Show. June 17, 1945. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune heard is, "June Is Bustin' Out All Over." Robert Russell Bennett and His Orchestra (also called, "The Ford Orchestra"), Larry Brooks, Jo Stafford. 15:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

42516. The Ford Show. October 16, 1946. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "It's A Pity To Say Goodnight." Peter Lind Hayes as an opera star? Henry Lacossette does a Ford commercial from Riverhead, New York. Dinah Shore, Henry Lacossette, Lily Pons (guest), Peter Lind Hayes, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Tom Franson (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42517. The Ford Show. November 6, 1946. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "Exactly Like You." Peter does his impression of, "Punchy Callahan," the boxer. Guest William Bendix joins Peter in "The Fighty Career Of Punchy Callahan." Henry Lacossett does a Ford commercial from New York. Dinah Shore, Henry Lacossette (commercial spokesman), Peter Lind Hayes, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Thomas Hanlon (announcer), William Bendix. 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42584. The Ford Show. November 27, 1946. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "Sooner Or Later." Last minute Thanksgiving hints. The cast performs an old-fashioned operetta. Peter Lind Hayes outdoes himself on this show. Henry Lacossette does a Ford commercial from New York about Ford's "Tele-Autograph" and the automatic assembly line at Dearborn, Michigan. Dinah Shore, Peter Lind Hayes, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Dennis Day (guest), Thomas Hanlon (announcer), Henry Lacossette (commercial spokesman). 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42585. The Ford Show. December 4, 1946. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford, Mercury. The first tune is, "The Coffee Song." Helpful hints for Christmas shoppers. Dinah gives guest Gene Kelly a celebrity-type interview. Gene tells the story of, "The Hoofers and The Mouse." One commercial has been deleted. Dinah Shore, Gene Kelly, Peter Lind Hayes, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Thomas Hanlon (announcer). 28:02. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

42586. The Ford Show. December 11, 1946. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "The Other End Of A Kiss." "The Killers." Peter Lind Hayes does his impression of lady Christmas shoppers. The cast does the life story of guest Eddie Cantor, with Peter Lind Hayes in the lead? Eddie presents Dinah with an award from Motion Picture Daily as best female pop singer (for the 6th year). Peter Lind Hayes is named outstanding new comedian. Henry Lacossette with a report on Ford's health plans for its employees. Dinah Shore, Eddie Cantor, Henry Lacossette (commercial spokesman), Peter Lind Hayes, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Thomas Hanlon (announcer). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42587. The Ford Show. December 18, 1946. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "Gal In Calico." Peter Lind Hayes imitates Peter Lorre, H.V. Kaltenborn, and Santa Claus! Shakespearean "Ham." "Philibuster" Harris runs for Congress. Henry Lacossette reports from Detroit. Dinah sings a "newly discovered" George Gershwin tune, "Forever." Dinah Shore, Peter Lind Hayes, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Phil Harris (guest), Thomas Hanlon (announcer), Henry Lacossette (commercial spokesman). 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42588. The Ford Show. January 1, 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "Zippity Doo Dah." Guest: Garry Moore. Dinah sings some of the hits of 1946. The cast looks back at "That Wonderful Year" of 1946! Dinah Shore, Garry Moore (host), Henry Lacossette (commercial spokesman), Peter Lind Hayes, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Thomas Hanlon (announcer). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42589. The Ford Show. February 12, 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "Zippity Doo Dah." Guest: Johnny Mercer. Peter Lind Hayes tells the story of, "Peter The Pumpkin." Sir Lancelot sings a calypso Ford commercial. The cast does a night at the movies. Robert Emmett Dolan is featured at the piano. Dinah Shore, Henry Lacossette (commercial spokesman), Johnny Mercer, Peter Lind Hayes, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sir Lancelot, Thomas Hanlon (announcer). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45921. The Ford Show. March 19, 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "Why Did I Ever Leave Wyoming?" Sir Lancelot sings a Ford calypso. Dinah and Peter Lind Hayes do a silly "Bert and Gert Periwinkle" skit. Ralph Edwards does a "Truth Or Consequences." Dinah Shore, Peter Lind Hayes, Ralph Edwards (host), Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sir Lancelot, Thomas Hanlon (announcer). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45922. The Ford Show. March 26, 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "What Am I Gonna Do About You?" Sir Lancelot sings a Ford calypso. Dinah and Peter Lind Hayes do a silly "Bert and Gert Periwinkle" skit. Lum measures Abner for a new suit. Chester Lauck, Dinah Shore, Norris Goff, Peter Lind Hayes, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sir Lancelot, Thomas Hanlon (announcer). 29:39. Audio condition: Good. Complete segment.

43525. The Ford Show. April 2, 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "Take My Word For It, Baby." Sir Lancelot sings a Ford calypso song. The entire cast joins Sir Lancelot in a calypso tune. Carmen Miranda, Dinah Shore, Peter Lind Hayes, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Sir Lancelot, Thomas Hanlon (announcer). 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10112. The Ford Show. May 28, 1947. CBS net, WCBS, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Ford, Bulova Watch (local). The first tune is, "You Can Take My Word For It, Baby." Are Dinah and Peggy getting catty? The recording includes the start of "The Whistler," sponsored by Household Finance, following. Peggy Lee, Peter Lind Hayes, Dinah Shore, The Nat King Cole Trio, Sir Lancelot (commercial spokesman), Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Thomas Hanlon (announcer). 30:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

91162. The Ford Show. December 1959. Australia-Wide network. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "Workaday World." Stan's last appearance on the show. The Abominable Snowman pays a visit. Stan sings a calypso tune called, "Television" and describes "Third Dimension Radio." The program features an extended medley from, "Kismet." The program is produced by D'Arcy Fitzgerald Advertising. Hayes Gordon (m. c.), Peggy Brooks, Neil Williams, Bob Gibson and His Orchestra, Stan Freberg, Barbara Wheatley, Bruce Menzies (commercial spokesman). 28:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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