Kruger, Otto

Copyright 2015, J. David Goldin.

These are all the programs in the radioGOLDINdex database which credit this artist. These listings are accurate as of January 20, 2015. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


37272. Treasury Star Parade. May 3, 1943. Program #194. Treasury Department syndication. "River Crossing". Marines tackle the Japs the hard way...on foot! Michael O'Shea, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Thelma Ritter (writer), David Broekman and The Treasury Orchestra. 14:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

37275. Treasury Star Parade. May 10, 1943. Program #198. Treasury Department syndication. "Private McGarvy". A cop joins the army and finds that his new job is...to be a cop! Michael O'Shea, Frank Lovejoy, David Broekman and The Treasury Orchestra. 14:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39730. The Cavalcade Of America. May 24, 1943. Red net. "Pharmacist's Mate, First Class". Sponsored by: DuPont. A dramatization of a true story about a pharmacist's mate who performed emergency surgery aboard a submarine. The pharmacist's mate who actually did the operation is interviewed after the story. Michael O'Shea, Alfred Drake, Bud Collyer (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Arden Cornwell (composer), Ted Jewett (doubles), Carl Frank (doubles), William Johnstone (doubles), Florence Halop, Frank Readick (doubles), Will Geer (doubles), Jackie Kelk (doubles), Karl Swenson (doubles), Edwin Jerome (doubles), Stuart Hawkins (writer), Homer Fickett (producer, director), Wheeler Lipes (? U. S. Navy). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

37350. Treasury Star Parade. September 12, 1943. Program #255. Treasury Department syndication. "Big Jim". Sponsored by: Third War Loan. Rochester is excellent in a drama of heroism in the Merchant Marine. Carlton KaDell, David Broekman and The Treasury Orchestra, Michael O'Shea, Eddie Anderson, Thelma Ritter. 14:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105772. Gaslight Gaities. January 6, 1944. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Teel. The program is also referred to as, "The Teel Variety Show." The first tune is, "The Trolley Song." Guest Edward Everett Horton tells his theories about women and then romances Beatrice. The first 20:56 of the program. Beatrice Kay, Michael O'Shea, Genevieve Rowe, The Rockaway Four, The Daisy Belles, Ray Bloch and His Orchestra, Edward Everett Horton. 20:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

105693. Gaslight Gaieties. January 13, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Teel. The program is also referred to as, "The Teel Variety Hall." The nfirst tune is, "Put Your Arms Around Me." Beatrice Kay, Michael O'Shea, Ray Bloch and His Orchestra, Genevieve Rowe, The Rockaway Four, The Daisy Belles, Phil Baker (guest). 17:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

105349. The Gaslight Gaities. January 20, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Teel. 8:00 P.M. The program is also referred to as, "The Teel Variety Theatre." The first tune is, "Accentuate Ther Positive." Guest Akim Tamiroff tries to sell Beatrice "protection." The first 20:54 of the program. Beatrice Kay, Michael O'Shea, Ray Bloch and His Orchestra, Genevieve Rowe, The Rockaway Four, The Daisy Belles and Dans, Carl Warren (announcer), Akim Tamiroff. 20:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

60886. Theatre Of Romance. July 24, 1945. CBS net. "Bringing Up Baby". Sponsored by: Colgate Tooth Powder, Halo Shampoo. A screwball comedy about a museum scholar after a million-dollar donation. A dinosaur bone, a fiance, a panther and a beautiful heiress add to the confusion. Michael O'Shea, Joan Alexander, John Gibson, Jean Holloway (adaptor), Marx B. Loeb (director), Alexander Semmler (composer, conductor). 24:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49237. The Cavalcade Of America. September 3, 1945. NBC net. "Cargo Over Burma". Commercials deleted. A portrait of a day with a crew of combat cargo flyers, which is not nearly as boring as it sounds! Michael O'Shea, Richard Conte, Jack Denove (Sergeant, writer), Tom Collins (announcer), Robert Armbruster (composer, conductor), Jack Zoller (producer, director). 26:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

42407. The Textron Theatre. December 15, 1945. CBS net. "Miss Rutabaga Takes Off". Sponsored by: Textron. A timid lady from the accounting department finds she likes very high places...very much! The system cue has been deleted. Frank Gallop (announcer), Helen Hayes (narrator), Luther Davis (writer), Michael O'Shea, Wladimir Selinsky (conductor). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

23247. The Radio Reader's Digest. February 17, 1946. CBS net. "The Church Of The Penitent Thief". Sponsored by: Hallmark Cards. The convicts of Dannemora prison decide to build a chapel. Michael O'Shea, Lyn Murray and His Orchestra. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Fair. Apparently complete.

55184. Suspense. July 18, 1946. CBS net. "Photo Finish". Sponsored by: Roma Wines. A street photographer takes a picture of a man being murdered, and finds himself involved in intrigue. Michael O'Shea, Jerry Hausner, Truman Bradley (commercial spokesman), Cathy Lewis, Jay Novello, Wally Maher, Jeff Chandler (billed as Ira Grossel), William Johnstone (announcer), William Spier (producer, director, editor), Roy Grandy (writer), Robert L. Richards (writer), Lucien Moraweck (composer), Lud Gluskin (conductor). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

24141. Suspense. September 11, 1947. CBS net. "The Twist". Sponsored by: Roma Wines. A strange story about two radio comedy writers and the young lady that comes between them. Michael O'Shea, Sidney Miller, Joseph Kearns (announcer), Truman Bradley (commercial spokesman), William Spier (producer, director), Rafe Blau (writer), Lucien Moraweck (composer), Lud Gluskin (conductor). 30:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

33830. For The Living. 1950. Program #D. American Cancer Society syndication. "Cancer, Cause For Hope". Sponsored by: American Cancer Society fund appeal. A reporter researching the story of a white shirt finds a much bigger story. The date is approximate. Edward G. Robinson (narrator), Michael O'Shea, Lyn Murray (conductor), David Raxon (composer), Hugh Chain (writer, director). 14:24. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

51502. Adventure Is Your Heritage. November 19, 1950. Program #6A. Navy syndication. "Midnight Escape". Sponsored by: Navy recruiting. A drama about a P.T. boat that escaped from the Philippines during World War II. Don Wilson, Frank Danzig (director), Michael O'Shea. 14:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

70645. Family Theatre. January 13, 1954. Mutual net. "Hackie". Sustaining. A cabby who befriends a not-so-great prize fighter sets up a "private fight"...with the fix in. The program opening is upcut. Gale Storm (hostess), Tony La Frano (announcer), Michael O'Shea, Jeanne Bates, Frank Gerstle, John T. Kelly (writer, director), Harry Zimmerman (composer, conductor), Lawrence Dobkin, Herb Butterfield, Joe Forte. 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71350. Family Theatre. November 10, 1954. Mutual net. "At One Hundred Fifty Five Pounds". Sustaining. A time travel story back to ancient Rome. An American prize fighter named Ben Rocoo falls for Flavia, a Roman gal. Barbara Hale (hostess), Michael O'Shea, Herb Vigran, Gloria Grant, John Larch, Robert Hugh O'Sullivan (writer, director), Harry Zimmerman (composer, conductor). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

32565. Proudly We Hail. Program #82. Army syndication. "Fighters Always Come Back". Sponsored by: Army recruiting. The championship fight of Patrick Donegan vs. Max Kolowski; down and out, but not forever. C. P. MacGregor (producer, host), Wendell Niles (announcer), Michael O'Shea, Eddie Dunstedter (organ). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

32590. Proudly We Hail. Program #116. Army syndication. "Whistle Station". Sponsored by: Army recruiting. A bank robber on the loose holds five people captive in a railroad station during a storm. C. P. MacGregor (producer, host), Wendell Niles (announcer), Michael O'Shea. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 19 programs.