A Gala Christmas Program

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

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


90926. A Gala Christmas Program. December 20, 1947. Mutual net. Sustaining. A Christmas program produced in co-operation with The American Legion Auxiliary. The first tune is, "Dear Old Donegal." Morton starts to sing, "I Wish I Didn't Love You So," hits a wrong note on the first syllable and starts to whistle. He recovers nicely 8 bars later. A program for hospitalized veterans and their families. Morton Downey, Carmen Mastren and His Orchestra, Joe King (announcer), Mrs. Lee W. Hutton (President of The American Legion Auxiliary, speaking from WLOL, Minneapolis), Knute Stanner (writer, producer). 29:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

90925. A Gala Christmas Program. December 24, 1949. NBC net. Sustaining. The first tune is, "Pretty Kitty Kelly." A Christmas program produced in co-operation with The American Legion Auxiliary. A program for hospitalized veterans and their families. The program name is subject to correction. Morton Downey, Joe King (announcer), Carmen Mastren and His Orchestra, Mrs. Norman Sheehy (National President of The American Legion Auxiliary), The National Championship Glee Club (of Queens County, New York), James S. Rule (producer), Knute Stanner (writer, director). 28:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

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