The General Tire Revue

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.


51139. The General Tire Revue. April 6, 1934. Red net. Sponsored by: General Tire. The first show of the series sponsored by General Tire. This is Don Wilson's first appearance with Jack Benny as a regular cast member. Frank Parker is running a music store, Jack and Mary are helping out. Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Frank Parker, Don Wilson, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, William Edmunds (triples), Mary Kelly, Blanche Stewart (doubles). 26:17. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

51140. The General Tire Revue. April 13, 1934. Red net. Sponsored by: General Tire. Don Wilson tells about his home town. The gang goes to Don Bestor's house for the evening and play a surreal game of bridge. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Frank Parker, Mary Livingstone, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Blanche Stewart (triples). 19:17. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

51141. The General Tire Revue. April 27, 1934. Red net. The cast members tell their favorite jokes. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Don Bestor, Mary Livingstone. 3:56. Audio condition: Good. Excerpt.

51142. The General Tire Revue. May 4, 1934. Red net. Sponsored by: General Tire. Jack decides to place a bet on the Kentucky Derby. The cast does a skit titled, "The Hills Of Old Kentucky." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Frank Parker, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Harry Baldwin, Blanche Stewart. 20:45. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

46735. The General Tire Revue. May 11, 1934. Red net. Sponsored by: General Tire. Jack and Don Wilson have an argument. Jack visits Don's home in the Bronx. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Ralph Ashe, Sam Hearn, Mary Kelly, Blanche Stewart, Frank Parker (not heard). 11:39. Audio condition: Good. Excerpt.

47638. The General Tire Revue. May 18, 1934. Red net. Sponsored by: General Tire. Jack and Mary go to visit Frank Parker's very musical family. Most of the music has been deleted. Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Don Wilson, Frank Parker, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Mary Kelly, Blanche Stewart. 18:58. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

51143. The General Tire Revue. July 20, 1934. Red net. Sponsored by: General Tire. The first tune is, "Valencia." Jack, the Hollywood reporter, dishes the dirt. "The Stooge Murder Case" continues with guest Phil Baker and Harry McNaughton as "Bottle." Bottle refers to Jack as "Jack Wynn, The Tire Chief!" Jack and Phil play "Humoresque" on the violin and accordion. Harry McNaughton, Harry Baldwin, Joe Franz, Minnie Martin, Ward Wilson, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Frank Parker, Jimmie Grier and His Orchestra, Phil Baker. 29:38. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

47639. The General Tire Revue. August 3, 1934. Red net. Sponsored by: General Tire. While aboard a train, Jack and the gang solve, "The Stooge Murder Case." This program is Sam Hearn's first appearance as "Irving C. Shlepperman." Most of the music has been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Frank Parker, Sam Hearn, Mary Livingstone, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Norman Case (announcer), Eddie Green, Vi Klein, Julian Noa (?). 18:08. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

34947. The General Tire Revue. August 24, 1934. Red net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: General Tire. The cast does, "The Rise Of The The House Of Rawchild." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Frank Parker, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Harry Baldwin, Sam Hearn, Mary Kelly, Bert Lytell. 22:05. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

47634. The General Tire Revue. August 31, 1934. Red net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: General Tire. The cast does Jack's life story, "The House Of Benny." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Frank Parker, Harry Baldwin, Mary Kelly. 31:00. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

53216. The General Tire Revue. September 14, 1934. Red net. Sponsored by: General Tire. A "School Days" program dedicated to kids. Bert Wheeler (guest), Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Don Wilson, Frank Parker, Jack Benny, Johnny Woods (voice impersonations), Mary Livingstone. 10:35. Audio condition: Good. Excerpts.

47640. The General Tire Revue. September 21, 1934. Red net. Sponsored by: General Tire. The cast does "School Days," a visit to the old school house for a madcap lesson. Johnny Woods imitates many celebrities. Most of the music has been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Frank Parker, Johnny Woods, Brad Barker. 19:50. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

1122. The General Tire Revue. September 28, 1934. Red net. Commercials deleted. The last show of the series (although a letter is read on the air from the president of General Tire that mentions that his company's sponsorship of the program would resume in March). Jack is giving a farewell banquet for his friends. "Shlepperman" is one of the guests. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Frank Parker, Mary Livingstone, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Bert Wheeler, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Blanche Stewart. 20:10. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

Report contains 13 programs.