The Forty Million

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.


55587. The Forty Million. November 17, 1952. Program #1. NBC net origination, Health Information Foundation syndication. "Death Was Catching". Sustaining. Grandmother remembers "the good old days" when diseases like diphtheria, scarlet fever, smallpox and other infectious diseases were common. The syndication re-issue date is July 18, 1953. Josephine Hull, Wade Arnold (producer), Victor Weingarten (producer), Harry Frazee (director). 28:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

55540. The Forty Million. November 29, 1952. Program #3. NBC net origination, Health Information Foundation syndication. "Villain In Hiding". Sustaining. Are our children among the best fed on earth? Some startling answers to this question! The syndication re-issue date is July 25, 1953. Harry Frazee (director), Louis Hazam (writer), Peter Roberts (narrator), Victor Weingarten (producer), Wade Arnold (producer), Ben Grauer (announcer). 28:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

55567. The Forty Million. December 6, 1952. Program #5. NBC net origination, Health Information Foundation syndication. "Davy Kills A Giant". Sustaining. The date is approximate. A young boy is going to have his tonsils removed, a prospect filled with fantasies and fears. The program is also dated August 15, 1953, possibly the syndicated re-issue date). June Lockhart, Robert S. Green (writer), Wade Arnold (producer), Victor Weingarten (producer), Harry Frazee (director). 28:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

91156. The Forty Million. December 13, 1952. NBC net. "Danger Is A Size". Sustaining. The program is produced in cooperation with the Health Information Foundation. A drama/documentary about premature babies. The descriptions of the incubators describe a primitive sounding device. Ben Grauer (narrator), Marjorie Cunningham (writer), Harry Frazee (director), Wade Arnold (producer). 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

55572. The Forty Million. December 27, 1952. Program #2. NBC net origination, Health Information Foundation syndication. "Friend Of The Bride". Sustaining. The date above is the date the program was broadcast on NBC. See cat. #49655 for the network broadcast. Sally is about to be married, and old Doc Quincy remembers dog bites and the other problems of growing up. Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, Dorothea J. Lewis (writer), Wade Arnold (producer), Victor Weingarten (producer), Harry Frazee (director). 28:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49655. The Forty Million. December 28, 1952. NBC net, WNBC, New York aircheck. "Friend Of The Bride". Sustaining. Produced on behalf of The Heath Information Foundation. Last program of a nine-program series. A well-done drama showing the contributions to good living made by general practitioners. See cat. #55572 for a syndicated version of this broadcast. Dorothea J. Lewis (writer), Gene Lockhart, Harry Frazee (director), Kathleen Lockhart, Phoebe Hartz (? music), Wade Arnold (producer). 30:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

55577. The Forty Million. August 8, 1953. Program #4. NBC net origination, Health Information Foundation syndication. "Accidentally Speaking". Sustaining. The greatest killer of children in America speaks, even though the cure for this killer is well-known! Accidents! The date above is possibly the syndicated re-issue date. Gene Lockhart, Louis Hazam (writer), Victor Weingarten (producer), Wade Arnold (producer). 28:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

55545. The Forty Million. August 22, 1953. Program #6. NBC net origination, Health Information Foundation syndication. "Sound Bodies For Sound Minds". Sustaining. "A series of programs dramatizing problems of the health and welfare of our children." How to get people to take care of themselves, school health examinations may help. The date above is possibly the syndicated re-issue date. Ben Grauer, Wade Arnold (writer, producer), Victor Weingarten (producer), Harry Frazee (director), Peter Roberts. 28:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 8 programs.