The Fountain Of Fun

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.


76502. The Fountain Of Fun. October 11, 1942. WLW, Cincinnati. Sponsored by: Milky Way. A music and variety series, possibly set in a soda fountain, although that's never made clear. The second show of the series. The first tune is an instrumental of, "I Want To Be Happy," followed by, "Idaho." Several of the performers on the program use ficticious names (i.e. "Veronica Lagoon," a friend of Veronica Lake?). Bob Jellison (m. c.), Phil Brito, Phil Davis and His Orchestra, Don Cornell (announcer), The Thrasher Sisters. 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76503. The Fountain Of Fun. October 18, 1942. WLW, Cincinnati. Sponsored by: Milky Way. The first tune is, "I Know That You Know." The show has lots of jokes about the scrap drive. The Thrasher Sisters sing, "Praise The Lord and Pass The Ammunition." The cast does a clever original production number called, "Priorities." Bob Jellison (m. c.), Phil Brito, Phil Davis and His Orchestra, John Cornell (announcer, his name sounds like "John" on some programs, "Don" on other programs. There was a Don Cornell singing with Sammy Kaye at this time.), The Thrasher Sisters. 29:39. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76506. The Fountain Of Fun. October 25, 1942. WLW, Cincinnati. Sponsored by: Milky Way. The first tune is, "Fascinatin' Rhythm." There are several jokes made at the expense of Hitler, Hirohito and Mussolini. There's going to be a Halloween party at Doc's house. Phil Davis and His Orchestra, Phil Brito, The Thrasher Sisters, John Cornell (announcer). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76505. The Fountain Of Fun. November 1, 1942. WLW, Cincinnati. Sponsored by: Milky Way. The first tune is, "There'll Be Some Changes Made." An announcement is made that Father Flanagan and the Boy's Town Football team are in the audience. The cast puts on a benefit. Bob Jellison, John Cornell (announcer), Phil Brito, The Thrasher Sisters, Paul Jones (first appearance on the show), Phil Davis and His Orchestra. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76501. The Fountain Of Fun. November 22, 1942. WLW, Cincinnati. Sponsored by: Milky Way. The first tune is, "Thanksgiving." The show is about the wartime turkey shortage. Phil Davis and His Orchestra, Toby Tuttle, Fraser Thomas, Mary Jean and Betty, Austin Williams (announcer), Norman Ravell. 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76504. The Fountain Of Fun. November 29, 1942. WLW, Cincinnati. Sponsored by: Milky Way. The first tune is, "I'm Nobody's Baby." Comedy with a pinball machine. A visit to a casino for a game of roulette. Toby Tuttle, Fraser Thomas, Norman Ravell, Mary Jean and Betty, Phil Davis and His Orchestra. 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76499. The Fountain Of Fun. December 6, 1942. WLW, Cincinnati. Sponsored by: Milky Way. The first tune is, "Chinatown, My Chinatown." A snowball fight; comedy in the frozen Klondike. Phil Davis and His Orchestra, Norman Ravell, Mary Jean and Betty, Toby Tuttle, Austin Williams (announcer). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76500. The Fountain Of Fun. December 20, 1942. WLW, Cincinnati. Sponsored by: Milky Way. The first tune is, "March Of The Toys." What to get Uncle Muggles Tuttle for Christmas. A visit to Santa's workshop. Phil Davis and His Orchestra, Norman Ravell, Mary Jean and Betty, Toby Tuttle, Austin Williams (announcer), Fraser Thomas. 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 8 programs.