The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports

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.


105774. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. January 5, 1945. Mutual net, WCAE, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Gillette. 10:00 P.M. Fritzie Zivic Vs. Billy Arnold. The broadcast originates from The Madison Square Garden. The first 5 rounds of the fight. Fritzie Zivic, Billy Arnold, Harry Bellow (ring announcer), Arthur Donovan (referee), Bill Corum (color), Don Dunphy (blow-by-blow). 20:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

28642. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. August 17, 1945. Mutual net. Sponsored by: Gillette. An eight round fight from Madison Square Garden. Rounds two, three, four and five only. Johnny Greco, Tony Janiero, Bill Corum (color), Don Dunphy (blow-by-blow). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

109287. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. October 5, 1945. ABC net. Sponsored by: Gillette. The broadcast originates from the St. Nicholas Arena, New York City. A ten-round welterweight fight between Johnny Green and Jimmy Doyle. Jimmy Doyle has won his last 14 bouts. As per pencil notations on the labels of the transcriptions, this broadcast was rebroadcast (somewhere) on March 7, 1946. The system cue has been deleted. Steve Ellis, Don Dunphy (blow-by-blow), Johnny Green, Jimmy Doyle, Harry Ballow (ring announcer), Gladys Gooding (national anthem), Barney Felix (referee). 50:19. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

28643. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. November 9, 1945. Mutual net. Sponsored by: Gillette. John Greco vs. Tony Janiero. Rounds 2, 3, 4, and 5 of an 8 round fight. Johnny Greco, Tony Janiero, Don Dunphy (announcer), Bill Corum (announcer). 13 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

109857. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. February 8, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Gillette blades. The 10-round heavyweight fight between Johnny Greco and Beau Jack (real name: Sidney Walker) originates from Madison Square Garden, New York City. Former president of Cuba, Fulgencio Batista (and later to be dictator) is introduced is the audience. A small portion at the start of round 4 has been deleted. Bill Corum (color), Don Dunphy (blow-by-blow), Johnny Greco, Beau Jack, Ruby Goldstein (referee), Harry Ballow (ring announcer), Gladys Gooding (organist), Joe Moran (tenor: national anthem). 58:48. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

28644. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. November 8, 1946. ABC net. Sponsored by: Gillette. Bernard Docusen vs. Vince Lasalva. Rounds 2, 3, 4, 5, and the program close. Bernard Docusen, Vince Lasalva, Don Dunphy (announcer), Bill Corum (announcer). 19 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

15373. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. June 14, 1947. ABC net, WJZ, New York aircheck. The U. S. Open Golf Championship, from the St. Louis Country Club, Clayton, Missouri. Ben Hogan and Sam Snead (who sinks a great putt) compete. The final 30:51 of the program only. Harry Wismer (announcer). 30:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

18993. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. November 10, 1947. NBC-TV net. The Monday night fights from St. Nicholas Arena, New York. Bob Thomas announcing and doing the blow-by-blow. Tony Baldoni vs. Artie McCloud, a four round preliminary bout, ends with a second round T. K. O. Plus the start of a second bout. The first fourteen minutes of the program only. Bob Thomas (announcer), Tony Baldoni, Artie McCloud. 14 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

53230. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. June 25, 1948. ABC net. Commercials deleted. Joe Louis vs. Jersey Joe Walcott. The between-rounds commentary has been deleted. See cat. #18952 for a recreation of this fight. Louis is floored in the third round of this heavyweight championship fight, originating from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Both fighters are interviewed after the fight. Bill Corum, Don Dunphy, Jersey Joe Walcott, Joe Louis. 44:11. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

90210. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. November 24, 1950. Sponsored by: Gillette (commercials deleted). A 10-round heavyweight fight from Madison Square Garden, New York City. There's an exciting tenth round, and an upset win. Ruby Goldstein (referee), Johnny Addie (ring announcer), Bill Corum (color), Don Dunphy (blow-by-blow), Jersey Joe Walcott, Rex Layne. 42:02. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

88159. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. October 26, 1951. Sponsored by: Gillette. Rocky Marciano vs. Joe Louis. A 10-round heavyweight fight, originating from Madison Square Garden, New York City. Joe is almost knocked down in the first round and is knocked out in the 8th round! It was the last time Louis fought. A very exciting fight that was apparently simulcast (radio and television). Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, Johnny Addie (ring announcer), Ruby Goldstein (referee), Bill Corum (color), Don Dunphy (blow-by-blow). 45:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

88149. The Gillette Cavalcade of Sports. December 14, 1951. Commercials deleted. Kid Gavilan vs. Walter Cartier. A ten-round welterwight fight, originating from Madison Square Garden, New York City. An exciting fight with a ten-round knockout. Kid Gavilan, Walter Cartier, Bill Corum (color), Don Dunphy (blow-by-blow). 43:02. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

93491. The Gillette Cavalcade Of Sports. January 1, 1953. NBC net, KGHL, Billings, Montana aircheck. Sponsored by: Gillette. The Rose Bowl game, USC Vs. Wisconsin. The recording starts in the middle of the first quarter. At the end of the first half, the game is scoreless. The final score, USC 7, Wisconsin 0. Grantland Rice, Russ Lynch (The Milwaukie Journal), Lynn Waldorf (coach of the the University of California), Ray Elliott (coach of the University of Illinois), Alvin Helfer (play-by-play), George Davis (sports editor of the Los Angeles Express-Harold). 1:59:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

Report contains 13 programs.