1937 Shakespeare Festival

Copyright 2016, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of February 01, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


10665. 1937 Shakespeare Festival. July 12, 1937. CBS net. "Hamlet". Sustaining. 5:00 P.M. (Eastern time) Conway Tearle (narrator), William Shakespeare (author), Brewster Morgan (adaptor, director), Montagu Love, William A. Brady, John Wray, Margaret Perry, Morris Ankrum, Victor Rodman (doubles), William Royal, Stefan Schnabel (doubles), Philip Terry, Walter Abel, Fritz Leiber Jr., Ben Webster, Eric Snowden, Ethel Mantell, Burgess Meredith, Grace George, Victor Bey (conductor). 60:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

15287. 1937 Shakespeare Festival. July 19, 1937. Program #2. CBS net. "Much Ado About Nothing". Sustaining. The next week's program is announced as, "Julius Caesar." Conway Tearle (narrator), William Shakespeare (author), Brewster Morgan (adaptor, producer), J. Scott Smart (billed as "Jack Smart"), Ben Webster, Dennis Green, Lionel Braham, John Davidson, Wright Kramer, Leslie Howard, Rosalind Russell, Nancy Leach, Charlotte Evans, Stefan Schnabel, Eric Snowden, Victor Bey (music director). 59:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

15288. 1937 Shakespeare Festival. July 26, 1937. Program #3. CBS net. "Julius Caesar". Sustaining. Next week's production is announced as, "The Taming Of The Shrew." An announcement is made that there is a cast of 60! Conway Tearle, Reginald Denny, Thomas Mitchell, Victor Bey (music director), Walter Abel, William Shakespeare (author), Morris Ankrum, Stefan Schnabel, Philip Terry, Eric Snowden, Stewart Wilson, Norman Ainsley, David Arnold, Conway Tearle (narrator), Brewster Morgan (adaptor, director), Claude Rains. 59:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

15289. 1937 Shakespeare Festival. August 2, 1937. Program #4. CBS net. "The Taming Of The Shrew". Sustaining. Next week's production is announced as, "King Lear." Gilbert Seldes (adaptor), Edward G. Robinson, William Shakespeare (author), Lionel Pape, William Austin, Eric Snowden, Frieda Inescort, Ernestine de Becker, Charles D. Brown, J. Scott Smart (billed as "Jack Smart"), Morris Ankrum, Robert Frazer, Philip Terry, Ethel Mantell. 59:09. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

15290. 1937 Shakespeare Festival. August 9, 1937. Program #5. CBS net. "King Lear". Sustaining. Next week's production is announced as, "As You Like It." Mady Christians, Archibald MacLeish (adaptor), Thomas Mitchell, Morris Carnovsky, Herbert Ranson, Victor Bey (conductor), Brewster Morgan (director), Morris Ankrum, Norman Ainsley, Ed Harvey, William Royal, Vernon Downing, Dennis Green, J. Scott Smart (billed as "Jack Smart"), Margo, Conway Tearle (narrator), William Shakespeare (author), Elizabeth Risdon. 59:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

15291. 1937 Shakespeare Festival. August 16, 1937. Program #6. CBS net. "As You Like It". Sustaining. Next week's program is announced as, "Henry IV." Elissa Landi, Dennis King, Frank Morgan, Gail Patrick, Minerva Pious, Conway Tearle (narrator), William Shakespeare (author), Brewster Morgan (adaptor, producer), Victor Rodman, Russell Hicks, Morris Ankrum, Dennis Patrick, Stefan Schnabel, Lionel Belmore, Moroni Olsen, Charles D. Brown, Philip Terry, Nancy Leach, Eric Snowden, Ben Classen (vocal), Victor Bey (arranger, conductor). 58:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

6779. 1937 Shakespeare Festival. August 23, 1937. Program #7. CBS net. "Henry IV". Sustaining. Parts one and two of Shakespeare's drama combined in one broadcast. May Whitty, Eric Snowden, Humphrey Bogart, Ian MacLaren, J. Scott Smart (billed as Jack Smart), Patrick J. Kelly, Victor Bey (music director), Walter Connolly, Walter Huston (host), William Shakespeare (author), Norman Ainsley, Wallis Roberts, Edward Broadley, Ben Webster, Brewster Morgan (director), Stewart Wilson, Morris Ankrum, Philip Terry, Stefan Schnabel, Raymond Lawrence, Ed Harvey, Brian Aherne, Conway Tearle. 61:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

6780. 1937 Shakespeare Festival. August 30, 1937. Program #8. CBS net. "Twelfth Night". Sustaining. The final program of the series. Tallulah Bankhead, Cedric Hardwicke, Orson Welles, William Shakespeare (author), Brewster Morgan (adaptor, producer), Mark Smith, Estelle Winwood, Robert Strauss, Helen Menken, Burford Hampden, John Griggs, Ray Collins, Niles Welch, Sydney Smith, Conway Tearle (narrator), Victor Bey (arranger, conductor). 59:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 8 programs.