The Al Jolson Program

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of April 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


34710. The Al Jolson Program. January 5, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Colgate. The first tune is, "I'm Sitting On Top Of The World." Al Jolson, Carol Bruce, Fred Uttal (announcer), Monty Woolley, Harry Einstein, Ray Bloch and His Orchestra. 24:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

81256. The Al Jolson Program. January 12, 1943. CBS net, WABC, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Palmolive Soap, Colagate Tooth Powder. Jolson's first tune is, "Yoo Hoo." He also sings, "Sonny Boy." Cecil Brown and The News follows the program: arrests have been made in France. The newscast is incomplete. Al Jolson, Ray Bloch and His Orchestra, Fred Uttal (announcer), Robert Benchley (guest), Harry Einstein (as "Parkyakarkus"), Cecil Brown, Carol Bruce. 24:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

45611. The Al Jolson Program. January 19, 1943. CBS net, WABC, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Palmolive soap. The first tune is, "My Gal Sal." The program's guest is a marine colonel just back from Guadalcanal, who misses his opening cue. Jolson makes a strong anti-Japanese war-bond appeal and sings, "We Wanna Make Sure There'll Never Be Another War." Al Jolson, Carol Bruce, Fred Uttal (narrator), Monty Woolley, Harry Einstein, Ray Bloch and His Orchestra. 25:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

91335. The Al Jolson Program. January 26, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Colgate Toothpaste. The first tune is, "Where The Black-Eyed Susan Grow." Al and Parkyakarkus do a scene from, "Romeo and Juliet." Al Jolson, Monty Woolley, Carol Bruce, Harry Einstein, Ray Bloch and His Orchestra, Fred Uttal (announcer). 24:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

90352. The Al Jolson Program. March 30, 1943. CBS net, KNX, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Colgate Toothpaste/Colgate Toothpowder. The program originates from California. Al, while introduces Monty Woolley, loses his place in the script. Al and Monty try to rent an apartment in Hollywood. Al sings, "American Boy." Jo sings, "Little Man With A Candy Cigar." Al Jolson, Monty Woolley, Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra, Jo Stafford (her first appearance on the show), Harry Einstein ("Parkyakarkus"), Carlton KaDell (announcer), Mel Blanc, Frank Nelson, Verna Felton. 20:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

Report contains 5 programs.