Kruger, Otto

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin.

These are all the programs in the radioGOLDINdex database which credit this artist. These listings are accurate as of July 30, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


40241. The Lux Radio Theatre. November 13, 1938. CBS net. "The Buccaneer". Sponsored by: Lux. The story of Jean Lafitte, the buccaneer who came to the aid of Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans. The program closing has been deleted, the story is complete. This is a rehearsal recording. See cat. #51153 for a network, sponsored, broadcast recording of this rehearsal. Jack Carr (doubles), Libby Taylor, Lois Collier (triples), Geraldine Peck, Cracker Henderson, Ross Forrester, Lee Millar (as a dog), Tony Paton (doubles), Edmond Elton, Eddie Waller (doubles), Montague Shaw (doubles), Reginald Sheffield (doubles), Harry Humphrey, Akim Tamiroff, Charlie Forsyth (sound effects), Clara Blandick, Frank Nelson (doubles, program opening announcer), Gertrude Michael, Lou Merrill, Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Betty Jean Hainey (commercial spokesman), John Fee (performer, commercial spokesman), Perry Ivins, Earl Gunn (quadruples), Vic DeMourell (triples), Jeanie Macpherson (adaptor), Cecil B. DeMille, Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Clark Gable, Edwin Mayer (screenwriter), Louis Silvers (music director), Harold Lamb (screenwriter), C. Gardner Sullivan (screenwriter), Olympe Bradna, Rupert Hughes (intermission guest: author), Lyle Saxon (author), George Pembroke (triples, one role is that of a mouse!), Earle Ross (doubles). 62:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

51153. The Lux Radio Theatre. November 14, 1938. CBS net. "The Buccaneer". Sponsored by: Lux (silverware premium). The story of Jean Lafitte, the buccaneer who came to the aid of Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans. See cat. #40241 for a rehearsal recording of this broadcast. One of the performers loses his place in the script (or fails to pick up on a cue) about thirteen minutes into the program, causing an embarrassing silence. Rupert Hughes (intermission guest: author/historian), Edwin Mayer (screenwriter), Louis Silvers (music director), Harold Lamb (screenwriter), C. Gardner Sullivan (screenwriter), Jeanie Macpherson (adaptor), Lyle Saxon (author), Edmond Elton, Montague Shaw (doubles), Frank Nelson (doubles, program opening announcer), Melville Ruick (announcer), Olympe Bradna, Jack Carr (doubles), Gertrude Michael, Lou Merrill, Earle Ross (doubles), John Fee (performer, commercial spokesman), Reginald Sheffield (doubles), Harry Humphrey, Akim Tamiroff, Cecil B. DeMille, Eddie Waller (doubles), Lois Collier (triples), Clara Blandick, Clark Gable, Earl Gunn (quadruples), Vic DeMourell (triples), Tony Paton (doubles), George Pembroke (triples, one part is a mouse!), Libby Taylor, Geraldine Peck, Cracker Henderson, Ross Forrester, Lee Millar (as a dog), Perry Ivins, Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Betty Jean Hainey (commercial spokesman), Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 59:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16478. The Lux Radio Theatre. December 12, 1938. CBS net. "The Scarlet Pimpernel". Sponsored by: Lux. The story of the daring Englishman with a secret identity who bedevils the French during the Revolution. The intermission guest is Madame Hilda Grenier, former royal dresser to Queen Mary. One of her prized possessions is a pair of stockings owned by Marie Antoinette (and three guesses what she washes them in)! Lou Merrill, Louis Silvers (music director), Melville Ruick (announcer), Keith Kenneth, Ramsay Hill, George Pembrook (doubles), Gerald Cornell, Geraldine Peck (doubles), Hilda Grenier (intermission guest), Ethel Sykes, John Toti, Leslie Howard, Olivia De Havilland, Betty Sutter, Cecil B. DeMille, Coral Colebrook, Dave Roberts, Denis Green, Eric Snowden (doubles), Reginald Sheffield (doubles), Vernon Steele, Walter Kingsford, Robert Sherwood (screenwriter), Arthur Wimperis (screenwriter), Sam Berman (screenwriter), Lajos Biro (screenwriter), Baroness Orczy (author, stage adaptor), Montagu Barstow (stage adaptor), Carolyn Newell, Ross Forrester, Frank Nelson (performer, program opening announcer), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Betty Jean Hainey (commercial spokesman), Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects), Eric Burtis (commercial spokesman). 59:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

40233. The Lux Radio Theatre. January 15, 1939. CBS net. "Front Page Woman". Sponsored by: Lux. Two reporters try to outdo each other. This is a rehearsal recording; see cat. #16477 for a recording of the actual broadcast. Lee Millar (doubles), Lindsay MacHarrie (doubles), Lou Merrill (doubles), Louis Silvers (music director), Margaret Brayton, Mary Jane Karns, Rolfe Sedan (doubles), Roscoe Karns, Ross Forrester, Sidney Newman, Ted Osborne (doubles), Roy Chanslor (screenwriter), Lillie Hayward (screenwriter), Laird Doyle (screenwriter), Richard Macauley (author), Floyd Gibbons (intermission guest), David Starling (doubles), Harry Humphrey (doubles), Sidney Newman (triples), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Eric Burtis (commercial spokesman), Abe Reynolds (doubles), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects), John Fee (doubles), Fred MacMurray, Paulette Goddard, Cecil B. DeMille, David Starling, Edward Marr (triples), Elinor Harriet, Elizabeth Wilbur, Frank Nelson (performer, program opening announcer), Ynez Seabury, James Eagles (doubles), James Robbins (triples), Joe Franz. 56 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16477. The Lux Radio Theatre. January 16, 1939. CBS net. "Front Page Woman". Sponsored by: Lux. Cecil B. DeMille is recovering from an operation and speaks from a cot! The story of two reporters trying to outdo each other. The intermission guest is Floyd Gibbons (from New York) who tells about the real newspaper game! A good example of his rapid-fire style as he tells about the sinking of the Laconia. See cat. #40233 for a rehearsal recording of this broadcast. Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Fred MacMurray, Paulette Goddard, Cecil B. DeMille, Charlie Forsyth (sound effects), Eric Burtis (commercial spokesman), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), David Starling (doubles), Edward Marr (triples), Elinor Harriet, Elizabeth Wilbur, Floyd Gibbons (intermission guest), Frank Nelson (performer, program opening announcer), Harry Humphrey (doubles), Ynez Seabury, James Eagles (doubles), James Robbins (triples), Joe Franz (doubles), John Fee (doubles), Lee Millar (doubles), Lindsay MacHarrie (doubles), Lou Merrill (doubles), Louis Silvers (music director), Margaret Brayton, Mary Jane Karns, Melville Ruick (announcer), Rolfe Sedan (doubles), Roscoe Karns, Ross Forrester, Sidney Newman (triples), Ted Osborne (doubles), Roy Chanslor (screenwriter), Abe Reynolds (doubles), Lillie Hayward (screenwriter), Laird Doyle (screenwriter), Cecil B. DeMille, Richard Macauley (author), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman). 59:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

40239. The Lux Radio Theatre. February 5, 1939. CBS net. "The Count Of Monte Cristo". Sponsored by: Lux. Rehearsal. The story of the prisoner in the dungeon and his eventual revenge. There is network originated cross-talk for the first seventy-five seconds of the recording. See cat. #52399 for a broadcast recording of this rehearsal. Robert Montgomery, Paul Lukas, Lewis Stone, Lloyd Nolan, Cecil B. DeMille, Josephine Hutchinson, Alexandre Dumas (author), Barry Drew, Louis Silvers (music director), Sidney Blackmer, Victor Rodman, Walter Byron, Charles Fletcher (stage adaptor), Frank Nelson (triples, program opening announcer), Wright Kramer, Joe Franz (doubles), Perry Ivins (doubles), John Fee, Rolfe Sedan (doubles), Lou Merrill (triples), Raoul DeLeon, Stanley Schewd, Paul Bryer, Gaughan Burke, Ross Forrester, Maryon Aye, Caroline Frasher (commercial spokesman), Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Lorraine Edwards (commercial spokesman), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 62:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52399. The Lux Radio Theatre. February 6, 1939. CBS net. "The Count Of Monte Cristo". Sponsored by: Lux. The story of the prisoner in the dungeon and his eventual revenge. See cat. #40239 for a rehearsal recording of this broadcast. Alton Cook, the New York World Telegram radio critic, is the intermission guest. He presents an award to the show from the poll of radio editors as, "Best Dramatic Program." Robert Montgomery, Josephine Hutchinson, Lewis Stone, Paul Lukas, Cecil B. DeMille, Lloyd Nolan, Alexandre Dumas (author), Alton Cook (intermission guest), Barry Drew, Melville Ruick (announcer), Sidney Blackmer, Victor Rodman, Walter Byron, Charles Fletcher (stage adaptor), Frank Nelson (triples, program opening announcer), Wright Kramer, Joe Franz (doubles), Perry Ivins (doubles), John Fee, Rolfe Sedan (doubles), Lou Merrill (triples), Raoul DeLeon , Stanley Schewd, Paul Bryer, Gaughan Burke, Ross Forrester, Maryon Aye, Caroline Frasher (commercial spokesman), Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Lorraine Edwards (commercial spokesman), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 60:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

40235. The Lux Radio Theatre. February 26, 1939. CBS net. "Ceiling Zero". Sponsored by: Lux. A good drama about the pilots of the early days of aviation, the poor weather and good women they faced. The radio debut of Jeanne Cagney. This is a rehearsal recording. See cat. #51151 for the actual broadcast. Ralph Bellamy, Stu Erwin, Boots Mallory, Ross Forrester, Cecil B. DeMille, Edward Marr, Frank Nelson (performer, program opening announcer), James Bush, Jeanne Cagney, John Gibson, Joseph Du Val, Lou Merrill, Louis Silvers (music director), Martha Wentworth, Mary Lansing, Frank Wead (author, screenwriter), Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Betty Jean Hainey (commercial spokesman), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 58:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51151. The Lux Radio Theatre. February 27, 1939. CBS net. "Ceiling Zero". Sponsored by: Lux. A good drama about the early days of commercial aviation, the poor weather and good women the pilots faced. This program is the radio debut of Jeanne Cagney. The intermission guest is Major Carl Cover, vice president of Douglas Aviation, who is interviewed while flying over Hollywood in a DC-3! This is the broadcast recording. See cat. #40235 for a previous day's rehearsal recording. James Cagney, Ralph Bellamy, Stu Erwin, Boots Mallory, Carl Cover, Cecil B. DeMille, Martha Wentworth, Mary Lansing, Melville Ruick (announcer), Ross Forrester, James Bush, Jeanne Cagney, John Gibson, Joseph Du Val, Lou Merrill, Louis Silvers (music director), Frank Nelson (performer, program opening announcer), Edward Marr, Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Betty Jean Hainey (commercial spokesman), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 59:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

37450. The Lux Radio Theatre. March 19, 1939. CBS net. "It Happened One Night". Sponsored by: Lux. A rehearsal recording. The famous Depression-era comedy about the reporter and the heiress on a cross country bus. There are no audience or sound effects, but the music cues and commercials are heard. The recording ends during a discussion between DeMille and Gable about who has the next line. See cat. #16461 for a recording of the actual broadcast. Claudette Colbert, Clark Gable, Cecil B. DeMille, Chester Clute (doubles), Eddie Waller, Frank Nelson (performer, program opening announcer), John Gibson, Lou Merrill, Louis Silvers (music director), Marion Aye, Roscoe Karns, Walter Connolly, Walter Tetley, Robert Riskin (screenwriter), Samuel Hopkins Adams (author), Harold Burnham (intermission guest), Betty Jean Hainey (commercial spokesman), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Elia Braca (commercial spokesman), Miami Campbell (commercial spokesman), George Wells (adaptor), Frank Woodruff (director), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 57:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

16461. The Lux Radio Theatre. March 20, 1939. CBS net. "It Happened One Night". Sponsored by: Lux. The famous Depression comedy about the reporter and the heiress on a cross-country bus. The intermission guest is a trans-continental bus driver for Pacific Greyhound. See cat. #37450 for a rehearsal recording of this broadcast. Claudette Colbert, Clark Gable, Cecil B. DeMille, Chester Clute (doubles), Eddie Waller, Frank Nelson (performer, program opening announcer), John Gibson, Lou Merrill, Louis Silvers (music director), Marion Aye, Melville Ruick (announcer), Roscoe Karns, Walter Connolly, Walter Tetley, Robert Riskin (screenwriter), Samuel Hopkins Adams (author), Harold Burnham (intermission guest), Betty Jean Hainey (commercial spokesman), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Miami Campbell (commercial spokesman), George Wells (adaptor), Frank Woodruff (director), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 59:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50671. The Lux Radio Theatre. April 3, 1939. CBS net. "Silver Dollar". Sponsored by: Lux. The true story of Horace Tabor, who became fabulously wealthy from the silver mines of Colorado. The intermission guest is the former United States Minister to Denmark, who also is the daughter of William Jennings Bryan (the orator remembered for his "Cross Of Gold" speech). An excellent, well-done drama! Harvey Thew (screenwriter), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects), Edward Arnold, Anita Louise, Marjorie Rambeau, Cecil B. DeMille, Sally Creighton (commercial spokesman), Forrest Taylor (doubles), Frank Nelson (doubles, program opening announcer), Ynez Seabury, Joseph Du Val (doubles), David Kerman (doubles), Eric Burtis, Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Lois Collier (commercial spokesman), Ruth Bryan Owen Rhoday (intermission guest), Ross Forrester, Betty Jean Hainey (commercial spokesman), David Karsner (author), Lou Merrill (doubles), Mary Lansing (doubles), Perry Ivins (doubles), Lee Millar, Walter White, Carl Erickson (screenwriter). 59:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30811. The Lux Radio Theatre. April 9, 1939. CBS net. "Lives Of A Bengal Lancer". Sponsored by: Lux. Rehearsal. A good story about Her Majesty's Lancers in northwest India battling rebellious tribesmen. A story about their traditions and sense of honor. See cat. #50672 for the broadcast version of this rehearsal. Lal Chand Mehra (doubles), Montague Shaw, Grover Jones (screenwriter), Douglass Dumbrille, Eric Snowden (doubles), Lou Merrill, Louis Silvers (music director), Melville Ruick (announcer), Nancy Leach, William Slavens McNutt (screenwriter), C. Aubrey Smith, Cecil B. DeMille, Achmed Abdullah (screenwriter), Waldemar Young (screenwriter), Brian Aherne, Errol Flynn, Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), John Balderston (screenwriter), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects), Francis Yeats-Brown (author), Ross Forrester, Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Betty Jean Hainey (commercial spokesman), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Ian MacLaren, Ian Purvis (doubles), Jackie Cooper, Katherine Carlton (commercial spokesman), Frank Nelson (performer, program opening announcer). 60 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51467. The Lux Radio Theatre. April 24, 1939. CBS net. "Broadway Bill". Sponsored by: Lux. A well-done romance of the race track. A young man gives up wealth, home and career to race a thoroughbred. The intermission guest is Alfred Vanderbilt, president of the Maryland Jockey Club and owner of Sycamore Farms. Mr. Vanderbilt speaks from New York City. Robert Taylor, Frances Dee, Gail Patrick, Alfred Vanderbilt (intermission guest), Cecil B. DeMille, Eddie Kane (doubles), Elvia Allman, Ernest Whitman, Frank Nelson (doubles, program opening announcer), Frederick Shields (doubles), Hal K. Dawson (doubles), James Eagles (doubles), Joseph Du Val (doubles), Lou Merrill, Louis Silvers (music director), Melville Ruick (announcer), Myra Marsh (doubles), Raymond Walburn, Victor Rodman, Willis Claire, Robert Riskin (screenwriter), Mark Hellinger (author), True Boardman (adaptor), Victor Rodman, Willis Claire, Niles Andres, Ross Forrester, Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Sarah Selby (commercial spokesman), Veola Vonn (commercial spokesman), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 60:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50673. The Lux Radio Theatre. May 8, 1939. CBS net. "The Life Of Emile Zola". Sponsored by: Lux. A biography of the famous French writer, including his celebrated defense of Alfred Dreyfus, who was accused of treason. The intermission guest is William Dieterle, screen director of "The Life Of Emile Zola." The story was used again on "The Lux Video Theatre" on March 10, 1955. Norman Raine (screenwriter), Frank Woodruff (director), Betty Jean Hainey (commercial spokesman), Paul Muni, Leslie Howard (guest host), Ted Osborne, William Dieterle (intermission guest), Henry Brandon, Nigel DeBruille (doubles), Ferdinand Munier, Robert Warwick, Frank Nelson (performer, program opening announcer), Verna Felton, Lou Merrill (doubles), Josephine Hutchinson, Melville Ruick (announcer), Louis Silvers (music director), Denis Green (doubles), Crauford Kent (doubles), John Fee, Cy Kendall, Frank Nelson (doubles), Lee Millar, Victor Rodman (doubles), Rolfe Sedan (doubles), Vernon Steele, Mary Alice Sheffield, Geza Herczeg (author, screenwriter), Stanley Farrar, Gil Patric (doubles), Celeste Rush, Geraldine Peck, Ross Forrester, Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Heinz Herald (author, screenwriter). 59:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53118. The Lux Radio Theatre. June 26, 1939. CBS net. "Mrs. Moonlight". Sponsored by: Lux. A well-written story about a woman who never grows old, and her relations with her family over the years. Good radio! The intermission guest is Professor Walter Pitkin, author of "Life Begins At Forty" (speaking from New York City). Janet Gaynor, George Brent, Ben Levy (author), Cecil B. DeMille, Claire Verdera, Eddie Kane, James Eagles, Jane Gilbert, Jane Morgan (doubles), Janet Young, Louis Silvers (music director), Melville Ruick (announcer), Ted Osborne, Walter Pitkin (intermission guest), Eric Snowden, Lou Merrill (doubles), Frank Nelson (doubles, program opening announcer), Geraldine Peck, Sybil Harris, Ross Forrester, Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Betty Jean Hainey (commercial spokesman), Marilyn Cooper (commercial spokesman), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 59:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50401. The Lux Radio Theatre. July 3, 1939. CBS net. "Bordertown". Sponsored by: Lux. A Mexican lawyer, disbarred when he opposes the upper class, vows to become rich and rise above his humble background. The intermission guest is H. V. Kaltenborn who delivers a patriotic speech in honor of the 4th of July. Charlie Forsyth (sound effects), Jerry Hausner (commercial spokesman), Mary Lansing (commercial spokesman), George Wells (adaptor), Frank Woodruff (director), Ross Forrester, Kay Sutton, Jane Morgan (commercial spokesman), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), John Fee (doubles), Don Ameche, Joan Bennett, Claire Trevor, Cecil B. DeMille, Frank Nelson (doubles, program opening announcer), H. V. Kaltenborn (intermission guest), Louis Silvers (music director), Melville Ruick (announcer), Laird Doyle (screenwriter), Wallace Smith (screenwriter), Carroll Graham (author), Celeste Rush, Lou Merrill, Gerald Mohr, Lee Millar, Richard LeGrand, Ted Bliss, Edward Marr (doubles), David Kerman (doubles), Forrest Taylor, Philip Van Zandt (doubles), Victor Rodman (doubles). 59:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50402. The Lux Radio Theatre. July 10, 1939. CBS net. "Ruggles Of Red Gap". Sponsored by: Lux. Announced as Charles Laughton's first dramatic radio appearance in America. A proper British butler finds himself achieving a sense of equality in the wild American west. The last show of the season. The story was produced again on The Lux Radio Theatre on September 10, 1951 (as "Fancy Pants," see cat. #53026). Charles Laughton, ZaSu Pitts, Charles Ruggles, Cecil B. DeMille, Louis Silvers (music director), Melville Ruick (announcer), Walter DeLeon (screenwriter), Harlan Thompson (screenwriter), Humphrey Pearson (screenwriter), Harry Leon Wilson (author), Herbert Peacock (intermission guest: famous butler), Eric Snowden, Lelah Tyler, Hal K. Dawson, Verna Felton, Stanley Farrar, Earle Ross, Joseph Du Val (doubles), Mary Cecil (doubles), Frank Nelson (doubles, program opening announcer), Margaret Brayton (doubles), Myron Gary (doubles), Georgia Simmons, Marie Hammond, Frank Marton, Ross Forrester (doubles), Marilyn Stuart (commercial spokesman), Florence Baker (commercial spokesman), Jane Lauren (commercial spokesman: doubles), Justina Wayne (commercial spokesman: doubles), Frank Woodruff (director), George Wells (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 59:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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