The Lucky Strike Hour

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.


86335. The Lucky Strike Hour. November 3, 1931. NBC net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Lucky Strike. Walter Winchell does a feature about Laura La Plante ("The most immaculate woman in Hollywood"), which turns into a commercial for Lucky Strike. Wayne King and His Orchestra play from Chicago. The first tune is, "I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do." Gladys Wright (?) sings, "Charmaine." Roxy mis-introduces tenor Jimmy Nelson. Walter Winchell, Wayne King and His Orchestra, Roxy Rothafel, Jimmy Nelson, Erno Rapee and His Orchestra, Gladys Wright (?). 21:53. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

76435. The Lucky Strike Hour. December 1, 1932. NBC net. Sponsored by: Lucky Strike, Cremo Cigars ("5 cents straight, 3 for 10 cents"). Cremo is the only cigar "finished under glass." The first tune is a hot arrangement of, "The Bugle Call Rag." Baron Munchausen tells "Sharlie" about his career as a pirate and how he found a treasure. The Baron describes his adventures on the bottom of the ocean. Walter O'Keefe (m.c.), George Olsen and His Orchestra, Ethel Shutta (vocal), Howard Claney (announcer), Jack Pearl, Cliff Hall, Charlie Chester (vocal), Dick Gardner (? vocalist, billed as "Hotcha Gardner"), Fran Frey (vocal), Bob Wright (vocal). 58:50. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76436. The Lucky Strike Hour. December 3, 1932. NBC net. Sponsored by: Lucky Strike, Cremo Cigars ("5 cents straight, 3 for 10 cents"). The first tune is, "I'm Just Wild About Harry." Jack Jenney and His Orchestra play a delightful arrangement of, "Willow, Weep For Me." Walter O'Keefe (m.c.), Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra (playing from The Joseph Urban Room of The Congress Hotel, Chicago), Jack Jenney and His Orchestra (playing from The Empire Room of The Waldorf Astoria), Lou Katzman and His Orchestra (studio orchestra), Paul Small (vocal), Jeannie Lang (vocal), Evelyn Herbert (vocal), Robert Halliday (vocal). 59:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76431. The Lucky Strike Hour. December 6, 1932. NBC net. Sponsored by: Lucky Strike, Cremo Cigars ("5 cents straight, 3 for 10 cents"). A music show with a two part thriller drama. The first tune is, "Fit As A Fiddle." The program features, "The Shipwreckers," an FBI adventure of "Special Agent Five." Case #62479, told with the courtesy of J. Edgar Hoover. Captain Roberts has been sabotaging the ships of the Sanders Steamship Company. An adventure of "plunder and piracy." The writing and acting is primitive. The program seems to be complete, even though the announcer says, "Our program continues in just a moment." Walter O'Keefe (m.c.), Ferde Grofe and His Orchestra, Howard Claney (announcer). 58:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

76443. The Lucky Strike Hour. December 8, 1932. NBC net. Sponsored by: Lucky Strike, Cremo Cigars ("5 cents straight, 3 for 10 cents"). The first tune is, "Shine." Baron Munchausen tells "Sharlie" about his accomplishments as an engineer and builder of bridges. Walter O'Keefe (m.c.), Abe Lyman and His Orchestra, Howard Claney (announcer), Jack Pearl, Cliff Hall, Frank Sylvano (vocal). 59:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

111505. The Lucky Strike Hour. January 31, 1933. NBC net. Sponsored by: Lucky Strike, Cremo Cigars (3 for 10 cents). The first tune is, "There's A New Day Coming." A feature titled, "New Secrets In Television" introduces the first Lucky Strike commercial. The commercials salute Kermit Roosevelt. By permission of J. Edgar Hoover, the program dramatizes, "Special Agent 5 Of The FBI." Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 59:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

73764. The Lucky Strike Hour. April 27, 1933. Red net. Sponsored by: Lucky Strike. The program originates from The Palace Theatre, Dallas. The first selection is a medley, starting with, "I've Got Rhythm." "Baron Munchausen" tells Cliff Hall (as "Sharley") about his adventures as a fireman. The system cue has been deleted. Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Jack Pearl, Cliff Hall, Ramona, Peggy Healy, Jack Fulton (vocal), Mike Pingatore (banjo), The Rhythm Boys. 60:19. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

73765. The Lucky Strike Hour. May 18, 1933. Red net. Sponsored by: Lucky Strike. The program originates from Chicago. The first selection is a medley, starting with, "Jericho." "Baron Munchausen" tells Cliff Hall (as "Sharley") about his adventures in the army. The show features a dance arrangement of, "The Bolero." Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Jack Pearl, Cliff Hall, Ramona, The Rhythm Boys, Jack Fulton, Peggy Healy, Mike Pingatore, Howard Claney (announcer). 61:37. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

Report contains 8 programs.