The Aldrich Family

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.


7971. The Aldrich Family. October 17, 1939. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. A poignant story about Henry and two girls, Barbara and Constance. Which one will it be? The movie ("What A Life") opened on Broadway this week (based on the play of the same name). This series is based on the characters created on Broadway April 13, 1938. Ezra Stone, Betty Field, Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Harry Von Zell (announcer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

66777. The Aldrich Family. December 26, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O Puddings. Henry is giving a New Year's party, but a tuxedo is required! The final 14:56 of the program only. The date is subject to correction. Ezra Stone, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 14:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

60855. The Aldrich Family. 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry and his friend Dizzy wreak havoc with their fingerprinting kit. The last 12:50 of the program only. Ezra Stone, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 12:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

38292. The Aldrich Family. February 20, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Will Henry raise rabbits or pigeons? And what about the dogs, snakes, etc.? Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Harry Von Zell (announcer). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

105015. The Aldrich Family. February 27, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The Aldrich's have just hired a maid named Martha. Henry's raising rabbitts in the cellar. Henry and his pal Tommy are now raising carrier pigeons. Harry Von Zell (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Ezra Stone, Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105014. The Aldrich Family. April 23, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry and his pal Feddy are saving breakfast cereal coupons to get a boat with an outboard motor. Don Wilson (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), Ezra Stone, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Felix Mills (composer, conductor). 29:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62074. The Aldrich Family. April 30, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry has lost the model airplane race, but is determined to reverse the judge's decision. How much is 4 1/2 from 11 1/2 anyway? Henry's pal is "Dizzy" on this show, not "Homer." The system cue has been deleted, the date is approximate. Ezra Stone, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor), House Jameson. 29:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

105010. The Aldrich Family. May 7, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. This Sunday is going to be Mother's Day. Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Jack Miller (composer, conductor), Harry Von Zell (announcer). 29:53. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

105011. The Aldrich Family. May 21, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Who took Henry's lunch? Henry's got a total of 3 dates for the school picnic. Henry's pal Dizzy appears instead of Homer. Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Ezra Stone, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 29:51. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

105012. The Aldrich Family. May 28, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry's out to win the cross-country race. Henry's pal in this program is Dizzy Stevens, not Homer. The program leaves the air until June 23, 1940, when it returns as a summer replacement for Jack Benny. Ezra Stone, Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47099. The Aldrich Family. September 5, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry has seen a film called, "The Generous Gentleman," which has made a big impression on him. Ezra Stone, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor), Alan Reed, House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 30:54. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47100. The Aldrich Family. September 12, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry has lost the new watch that was sent to him by Aunt Harriet. A similar script was used on a possibly composite "The Kate Smith Hour" on December 25, 1944 (see cat. #90470). Ezra Stone, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

84205. The Aldrich Family. October 31, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry's and his pal "Toby" plan to ring just one doorbell on Halloween. A deep well gets Toby, Henry and Homer in trouble with the law...several times. The system cue and one commercial have been deleted/ Harry Von Zell (announcer), Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 28:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

61683. The Aldrich Family. October 23, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum. Henry's forgotten to mail a letter, which leads to total confusion at the woman's club. Who will deliver the lecture? The program originates from the Philadelphia Forum. The system cue has been deleted. Harry Von Zell (announcer), Ezra Stone, Jack Miller (composer, conductor), Clifford Goldsmith (writer). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

105006. The Aldrich Family. January 22, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum, Log Cabin Syrup. Henry has forgotten to bring home the ginger ale...or has he? Henry is taking Loretta to the dance. Ezra Stone, Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Dan Seymour (announcer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor), Jackie Kelk. 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105007. The Aldrich Family. January 29, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum. Henry receives a letter from a girl in Abbott City. Is she a secret admirer? With a name like Myrtle Drinkwater? The system cue has been deleted. Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), Dan Seymour (announcer), Ezra Stone, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Jackie Kelk, Jack Miller (composer), Ben Ludlow (conductor). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

61483. The Aldrich Family. April 1, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum, Birdseye Frozen Foods. It's April Fool's Day, and the practical jokes get out of hand. The date is subject to correction. Dan Seymour (announcer), Jack Miller (conductor), Clifford Goldsmith (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

105009. The Aldrich Family. June 11, 1942. NBC net. Henry has a date with Gladys tonight. Is that before or after...? Homer winds up joining the couple for dinner. The date is subject to correction. Dan Seymour (announcer), Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 23:52. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

61336. The Aldrich Family. June 11, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (Meredith Willson and His Talking People). Henry's girlfriend Kathleen is coming for dinner at the Aldrich house, but so is Homer and Agnes...and that's going to be a problem! The date is subject to correction. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Meredith Willson (commercial spokesman), Jack Miller (music), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Patricia Joudry (writer), Del Dimsdale (writer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61235. The Aldrich Family. June 18, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum, Jell-O. Where are Henry's Christmas Cards? He and Homer plan to sell the cards to help a bond drive, but the samples haven't yet arrived. A well-written program with a patriotic theme; better than the usual silliness. Ezra Stone (?), Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor), House Jameson. 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

99501. The Aldrich Family. February 11, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum. Henry and his sister Mary have both scheduled Valentine's Day parties. In fact, there are lots of parties! The first 27:50 of the program only. Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Norman Tokar, Dickie Jones. 27:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

47464. The Aldrich Family. February 25, 1943. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Henry's in love with his Latin teacher? But what about Kathleen and Muriel and Homer and Agnes? The date is subject to correction. Dan Seymour (announcer), Dickie Jones, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (music fill). 30:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

74300. The Aldrich Family. March 11, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum. Why are Henry and Homer late for school each morning? What have they done that's against the law? It appears as if they've stolen two bicycles. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 28:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

61682. The Aldrich Family. April 1, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum. Henry and Homer are out selling war bonds...in a snowstorm....with a cow! The system cue has been deleted. Norman Tokar, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Jack Miller (conductor). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

61236. The Aldrich Family. April 15, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum. Henry's been appointed the prop man for the school play. This, of course, leads to the loss of Mr. Aldrich's income tax papers. The final commercial and the system cue have been deleted. The parts of Henry and Homer are not credited. Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Jack Miller (composer, conductor), Norman Tokar, Dickie Jones. 28:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

106560. The Aldrich Family. September 9, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum (1 commercial deleted). Henry tries to get out of a tennis date with Violet by using a make-up exam in Latin as an excuse. The ensuing confusion leads to a planned operation for tonsil removal! Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Norman Tokar, Jackie Kelk, Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 28:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

99450. The Aldrich Family. October 7, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum. Henry and Homer are bored, so Henry goes to fly a kite with his father...much to the detriment of Colonel Price's property. Norman Tokar, House Jameson, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Jack Miller (conductor), Katharine Raht, Dickie Jones. 28:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

104655. The Aldrich Family. October 14, 1943. Program #33. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The Anderson's are moving and they've been invited to the Aldrich house for dinner. The Anderson's think they've been invited to stay for 3 days. Notice how many times one of the performers says, "What's That?" Norman Tokar, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Jackie Kelk. 28:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

105016. The Aldrich Family. November 4, 1943. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Mary has gotten a new dress, and it's not such a nice dress. On the other hand, Sgt. Joe Birch thinks it pretty nice. Howard Duff sounds particularly enthusiastic. Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (music fill). 27:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61486. The Aldrich Family. 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum. Trying to get Doris Townsend jealous, Henry's parents naturally conclude that Henry's engaged. The date is approximate. The system cue has been deleted. Norman Tokar (?), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Harry Von Zell (announcer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 29:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

1722. The Aldrich Family. January 13, 1944. Program #46. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. While delivering a fruit cake, Henry goes ice skating and falls through the ice. The search for dry pants begins. The date is subject to correction . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105002. The Aldrich Family. January 27, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum. Henry Aldrich has gotten a job as a caddy. He's going to be another, "Generous Gentleman." Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53017. The Aldrich Family. March 2, 1944. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Homer's player-piano performance leads to a solo piano recital scheduled for him at the women's club. Norman Tokar, Dan Seymour (announcer), Verna Felton, Jackie Kelk, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (AFRS music fill). 30:01. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

105003. The Aldrich Family. March 9, 1944. NBC net. While Mr. Aldrich tries to figure his income tax, Mary's sleigh ride party has been ruined by very warm weather for March. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer). 25:41. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

4011. The Aldrich Family. April 13, 1944. Program #60. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Mrs. Aldrich's efforts to get Henry to close the door behind him results in all kinds of stuck doors. Dan Seymour (announcer), Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), House Jameson. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6768. The Aldrich Family. April 20, 1944. Program #61. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Maddening confusion results when Henry awaits an important phone call from Kathleen. Dan Seymour (announcer), Norman Tokar. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

695. The Aldrich Family. April 27, 1944. Program #62. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Homer and Henry get into trouble when they trade a baseball for a date with Henry's sister. Norman Tokar. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

2425. The Aldrich Family. May 11, 1944. Program #64. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Henry and Homer are stuck with young Willie on their way to a date. Complications ensue. Norman Tokar, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

105004. The Aldrich Family. June 29, 1944. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Henry has bought a bracelet for Kathleen's birthday. The script was subsequently used on "The Aldrich Family" on April 19, 1953 (see cat. #13032). Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (music fill). 29:18. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

71480. The Aldrich Family. September 15, 1944. Program #73. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Poor Homer! Henry and almost everybody else is asking Homer for a date...a confusing practical joke. Dickie Jones, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Alan Roth and His Orchestra (AFRS music fill), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 30:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47462. The Aldrich Family. November 24, 1944. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Because "you're only young once," Mrs. Aldrich returns a bicycle to McCall's Pharmacy for Henry. This is not as easy as it sounds. This is not the same program described in #2426. Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Dan Seymour, Dickie Jones, House Jameson, Jack Miller (composer, conductor), Jackie Kelk, Katharine Raht. 29:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49317. The Aldrich Family. December 22, 1944. CBS net. Christmas presents get all mixed up and Mr. Aldrich finds himself locked in a drugstore phone booth! Dickie Jones. 23:23. Audio condition: Good. Excerpts.

105005. The Aldrich Family. January 12, 1945. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Mr. Aldrich has sent flowers to Mrs. Aldrich. Henry sends candy to two different girls. Dickie Jones, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Clifford Goldsmith (creator). 27:42. Audio condition: Good. Apparently complete.

47461. The Aldrich Family. January 26, 1945. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The Aldrich family is trying to get to church on Sunday, but chocolates in one's pockets aren't much help. Alan Roth and His Orchestra (music fill), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Dan Seymour, Dickie Jones, House Jameson, Jack Miller (composer, conductor), Jackie Kelk, Katharine Raht. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

104999. The Aldrich Family. November 16, 1945. CBS net. Sponsored by: Grape-Nuts, Grape-Nuts Flakes, Log Cabin Syrup. There's going to be a masquerade party. What kind of costume will Henry wear? Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 28:22. Audio condition: Good. Complete as above.

105000. The Aldrich Family. September 26, 1946. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Joe Graham is coming over to dinner at the Aldrich's tonight. Mary would like Henry to get lost. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 29:47. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

126. The Aldrich Family. 1947. American Cancer Society syndication. Sponsored by: American Cancer Society fund appeal. Willie Marshall has "fixed" the Aldrich family radio. The Aldrich's are going out for a cancer test. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Mary Rolfe, Norman Tokar. 14:34. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

91117. The Aldrich Family. March 13, 1947. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcast Corporation syndication. Henry is late for dinner...again! He's been trying to earn enough money to buy a pipe for his father. This program has also been dated March 17, 1947. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Mary Rolfe. 25:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

60147. The Aldrich Family. December 11, 1947. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. Henry wants a new class ring, which leads to a marriage for Mary, a new house for Mrs. Aldrich, and Henry running away from home! Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer). 27:03. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

60858. The Aldrich Family. April 1, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum. An April's fool joke runs amok. The first 15:13 of the program only. Norman Tokar (?), Dan Seymour (announcer), Jim Backus, Jackie Kelk (?), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Clifford Goldsmith (writer). 15:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

40262. The Aldrich Family. April 29, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Confusion runs rampant on Mother's Day. Where to eat, where to go? Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Harry Von Zell (announcer). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

104995. The Aldrich Family. May 13, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry has a date with Helen Forbes. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Patricia Jowdry (writer), Del Dimsdale (writer), Jack Miller (music), Dwight Weist (announcer). 28:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

104996. The Aldrich Family. June 24, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. It's a Saturday morning during the summer...and the garage needs painting. The last show of the season. The show returns on September 30th. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Patricia Jowdry (writer), Del Dimsdale (writer), Jack Miller (music), Dwight Weist (announcer). 27:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

47463. The Aldrich Family. September 30, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O ("talking people" commercial). The first show of the season. Mr. and Mrs. Aldrich plan to spend a quiet evening at home, which means getting rid of Henry for the evening! This is not as easy as it sounds! Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Meredith Willson (commercial), Parker Fennelly, Patricia Joudry, Jack Dinsdale, Jack Miller (music), House Jameson. 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61339. The Aldrich Family. October 7, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (Meredith Willson and His Talking People). Henry thinks that his sister Mary is getting married, so he rents out her room! Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Meredith Willson (commercial spokesman), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Norman Tokar (writer), Edward Jurist (writer), Jack Miller (music), Ed Duerr (producer, director), Paul McKnight (associate), Jack Miller (music), Bill Brinkmeyer (sound effrects), Hollis Young (sound engineer), Mary Rolfe, James Monks. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104998. The Aldrich Family. October 14, 1948. NBC net. It's Autumn and time for a wiener roast. Henry's in charge and he's very careful about all the details. Well, almost all the details. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 26:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

13026. The Aldrich Family. October 28, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Detention or a basketball game? And how many glue spots are there in a class? Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

13025. The Aldrich Family. November 4, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry buys a new straw hat, but is ordered to return it. This is not as easy as it sounds! Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Meredith Willson. 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

28566. The Aldrich Family. November 11, 1948. NBC net. "The Broken Toy". Sponsored by: Jell-O ("Talking People" commercial). Henry breaks an antique toy in Kathleen's house. Dan Seymour (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

28567. The Aldrich Family. November 18, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O ("Talking People" commercial). The hardware store grab-bag, it's not what it seems. Dan Seymour (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

13027. The Aldrich Family. November 25, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. When is a turkey run not a turkey run? When it's a duck of course! Meredith Willson (commercial spokesman), Clifford Goldsmith (originator), Dan Seymour (announcer), Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Norman Tokar (writer), Edward Jurist (writer), Jack Miller (music), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49610. The Aldrich Family. December 2, 1948. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. After Gloria cancels her date with Homer, Henry fixes him up with a blind date. There's going to have to be some changes made! Ezra Stone, House Jameson, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer). 25:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61338. The Aldrich Family. December 9, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (Meredith Willson and His Talking People). Mr. Aldrich is in the kitchen, cooking a grouse for dinner. How to uninvite Homer, who hasn't even been asked. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Meredith Willson (commercial spokesman), Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Jack Miller (music), Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Norman Tokar (writer), Edward Jurist (writer). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7972. The Aldrich Family. December 16, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Meredith Willson and his "talking people" do a commercial. Henry and his friends are having a party. But who? and where? Dan Seymour (announcer), Meredith Willson, Parker Fennelly, Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Patricia Joudry (writer), Del Dimsdale (writer), Jack Miller (music), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

90331. The Aldrich Family. December 23, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (one commercial deleted). Henry wants binoculars for Christmas, Homer wants a piccolo. The hints start falling like snowflakes. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Jack Miller (music), Norman Tokar (writer), Hugh James (announcer), Edward Jurist (writer). 28:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

109027. The Aldrich Family. December 30, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Plans for New Year's Eve keep changing. Will it be a hockey game or the back end of a horse? This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #94873. The final 15:30 only. Dan Seymour (announcer), Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, House Jameson, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Meredith Willson ("Talking People" commercial spokesman), Patricia Jowdry (writer), Del Dimsdale (writer), Katharine Raht, Jack Miller (music). 15:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

94873. The Aldrich Family. December 30, 1948. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Plans for New Year's Eve keep changing. Will it be a hockey game or the back end of a horse? See cat. #109027 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Dan Seymour (announcer), Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, House Jameson, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Patricia Jowdry (writer), Del Dimsdale (writer), Jack Miller (music). 25:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

61234. The Aldrich Family. January 6, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (Meredith Willson and His Talking People). Were there any famous Aldrich's in history? There's a million-dollar bet that says there were! The date is subject to corrction. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Jack Miller (music), Norman Tokar (writer), Edward Jurist (writer), Meredith Willson. 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104989. The Aldrich Family. January 13, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Homer and Henry borrow a set of notes for the French exam scheduled for tomorrow. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Patricia Jowdry (writer), Del Dimsdale (writer), Jack Miller (music). 27:47. Audio condition: Good to very good. Apparently complete.

104990. The Aldrich Family. January 20, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (commercials deleted). Kathleen Anderson is coming to the Aldrich's for dinner. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Patricia Jowdry (writer), Del Dimsdale (writer), Jack Miller (music). 22:15. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

40189. The Aldrich Family. January 27, 1949. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. In search of the wild tuxedo...both Henry and Homer try to find one for the big dance. The AFRS music fill has been deleted. The date is subject to correction. Dan Seymour (announcer). 26:24. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

59964. The Aldrich Family. February 3, 1949. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. Faced with the job of shovelling snow, Homer comes up with a memory of Tom Sawyer and a whitewashed fence. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Parker Fennelly, Clifford Goldsmith (writer). 25:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

104991. The Aldrich Family. February 10, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (commercials deleted). Henry's report card shows that he's a procrastinator. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Norman Tokar (writer), Jack Miller (music), Edward Jurist (writer). 22:36. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

61233. The Aldrich Family. February 17, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (Meredith Willson and His Talking People). Mrs. Aldrich has bought five antique dining room chairs at an auction. This leads Henry and Homer to conclude that the Aldrich's are in financial trouble. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Parker Fennelly, Patricia Joudry (writer), Dell Dinsdale (writer), Jack Miller, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Meredith Willson. 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

104992. The Aldrich Family. March 3, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (commercials deleted). The Aldrich family and Homer are preparing for a trip to Washington, D.C. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Norman Tokar (writer), Edward Jurist (writer), Jack Miller (music). 21:24. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

86787. The Aldrich Family. March 31, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. What to do with Mary's stuffed dates when she no longer wants them? Stuff them! Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Norman Tokar (writer), Edward Jurist (writer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Jack Miller and His Orchestra, House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2938. The Aldrich Family. April 7, 1949. Program #15. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Henry receives a letter from Myrtle, a girl he's never seen, and plans to go to a masquerade ball with her. The date is subect to correction. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Del Sharbutt (AFRS announcer). 29:06. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

93842. The Aldrich Family. April 14, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Minute Rice. Henry starts the day with a bowl of Grape Nuts, then announces that he's going to be the shortstop on the school baseball team. Grape Nuts is mentioned during the story twice more. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Norman Tokar (writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Edward Jurist (writer), Jack Miller (music), George Burns (promotional announcement), Gracie Allen (promotional announcement), Bill Goodwin (promotional announcement). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104993. The Aldrich Family. April 21, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Minit Rice. Mr. Aldrich needs some peace and quiet. Henry is taking Gladys to the school play. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Norman Tokar (writer), Edward Jurist (writer), Jack Miller (music), George Burns (teaser announcement at the end of the program), Gracie Allen (teaser announcement at the end of the program). 29:21. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

104985. The Aldrich Family. April 28, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry has a date with a girl...a very tall girl! Ezra Stone receives a plaque as, "The boy who typifies the nation's ideal teenaged donut dunker." If you listen carefully to the award as it's being read, you realize that not only is the achievement meaningless, but the giver of the award is a division of the program's sponsor (General Foods). Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Frank Karloff (? writer), Jack Miller (music), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, George Burns (teaser announcement at the end of the show), Gracie Allen (teaser announcement at the end of the show). 29:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

261. The Aldrich Family. May 5, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Minute Rice. Homer finds himself engaged against his will and Henry tries to help him get out of it. Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale presents an award to the program. Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale, Jack Miller (music), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Frank Tarloff (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104986. The Aldrich Family. December 15, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry is going out to a party at Homer's house. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Meredith Willson and His Talking People (commercial spokesman), Patricia Jowdry (writer), Del Dimsdale (writer), Jack Miller (music). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

36044. The Aldrich Family. January 26, 1950. Program #163. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The Great Kendall Hill Sled Race, Homer and Henry vs. Mr. Aldrich and Mr. Brown! Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer). 25:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104612. The Aldrich Family. February 2, 1950. Program #161. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Henry gets a job working for Homer's father. Homer gets a job working for Henry's father. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (crteator), Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 24:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67881. The Aldrich Family. June 8, 1950. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry has gotten a job as a camp counselor, Homer has not. Henry tries to get Homer and his love Adele together in consolation. The first 14:47 of the program only. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer). 14:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

7509. The Aldrich Family. September 14, 1950. NBC net, CBC Dominion net rebroadcast. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Henry learns that the way to a motor scooter is through the Peloponnesian Wars. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

6769. The Aldrich Family. April 19, 1951. Program #170. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Henry makes a few changes in Willie Marshall's school gossip column, with disastrous results. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

42305. The Aldrich Family. June 28, 1951. NBC net, WNBC, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Sanka, Jell-O. There's going to be a surprise party tonight...but why? And for who? The last show of the program's fourteenth season, the last show sponsored by General Foods. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, House Jameson, Howard Chapin (production supervisor?), Ray Schmidt (production supervisor?), Hollis Young, Paul Knight ("in the booth"), Bill Brinkmeyer (sound effects), Jack Miller and His Orchestra, Charita Bauer, Katharine Raht, Don Antoine (announcer), Phil Sharp (writer), Ken Bunting (writer). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61485. The Aldrich Family. September 21, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry and Homer are paid for their summer jobs in corn instead of money. They try to get rid of the twelve bushels of corn while waiting for the price of corn to fluctuate. Bobby Ellis, Johnny Fiedler, Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Dick Dudley (announcer). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

40188. The Aldrich Family. September 28, 1952. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Henry feels the need to develop muscles and brawn, and gets into a complicated situation trying to retrieve an embarrassing letter. AFRS music fill deleted. Dan Seymour (announcer). 26:10. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

61135. The Aldrich Family. October 5, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. Can Henry be trusted in the barber shop? Three times? The date is approximate. Bobby Ellis, Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Dick Dudley (announcer), Katharine Raht, House Jameson, Johnny Fiedler. 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61133. The Aldrich Family. October 12, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry decides to go into business, starting with a flashlight and continuing with a beach umbrella and mayonnaise jars. Is Henry really cut out to be a businessman? The date is approximate. Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Bobby Ellis, Dick Dudley (announcer), Johnny Fiedler, Katharine Raht. 29:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61134. The Aldrich Family. October 19, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry and Mr. Aldrich go camping in the crisp October air. Then there's the matter of the missing diary and the missing marriage license! The date is approximate. Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Bobby Ellis, Michael O'Day, Dick Dudley (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 29:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61136. The Aldrich Family. October 26, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. It's Parent's Day at school. Confusion runs rampant...and then there's the spelling bee! Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Dick Dudley (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61337. The Aldrich Family. November 2, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. The program begins with a promotional announcement for NBC's election coverage, using the "Mon-Robot" electronic brain. Henry's library book is overdue...to the tune of $5. Beware of Huckleberry Finn! Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Dick Dudley (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104987. The Aldrich Family. November 9, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry wants a new suit. Homer has a checked suit that he never wears. Mrs. Aldrich and Mrs. Brown have an idea. Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Dick Dudley (announcer). 29:06. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

81994. The Aldrich Family. November 16, 1952. NBC net. Sponsored by: Plymouth (Plymouth contest). The Henry joins the debating team to impress Ellen. Part of the system cue has been deleted. Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Dick Dudley (announcer). 28:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

81995. The Aldrich Family. November 23, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. It's Thanksgiving time and there's only one turkey left. Both the Aldrich and Brown families want it. Bob MacKenzie (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Dick Dudley (announcer). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

95390. The Aldrich Family. November 30, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry's father is sick. Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Dick Dudley (announcer). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

95391. The Aldrich Family. December 7, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry has lost his watch. Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Dick Dudley (announcer). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62077. The Aldrich Family. December 14, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. An outdoor refreshment stand in December doesn't earn enough to buy the boys a car. When Henry meets tired travelers at the stand, he decides to rent a family from Illinois rooms for the night in the Aldrich house. Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, Dick Dudley (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65112. The Aldrich Family. December 21, 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. It's the day before Christmas and Eleanor Wentworth is giving Henry an expensive wallet. Henry tries to buy a battery-operated Christmas tree pin for Eleanor. A nice Christmas show. Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, House Jameson, Barbara Robbins, Clifford Goldsmith, Dick Dudley (announcer). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

95392. The Aldrich Family. January 11, 1953. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry has to do a project for his English class. Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, Bob McKenzie (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Dick Dudley (announcer), Barbara Robbins. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

13028. The Aldrich Family. February 1, 1953. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry gets his hands on a switchboard. A funny show. Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

13029. The Aldrich Family. February 8, 1953. NBC net. Sustaining. A program of syzygy. Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

13030. The Aldrich Family. March 1, 1953. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry discovers a lucrative business selling candlesticks to auctioneers. Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

13031. The Aldrich Family. March 8, 1953. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry's new rubbers. Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Barbara Robbins, Dick Dudley (announcer). 28:20. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

95393. The Aldrich Family. March 15, 1953. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry has to do his Latin homework. Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Barbara Robbins, Dick Dudley (announcer). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18072. The Aldrich Family. April 12, 1953. NBC net. Sustaining. It's late at night and Henry's locked out! Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

13032. The Aldrich Family. April 19, 1953. NBC net. Sustaining. The program is preceded by Korean P.O.W. release news. Henry tries to get a refund for a bracelet. The script was previously used on "The Aldrich Family" on June 29, 1944 (see cat. #105004) Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Clifford Goldsmith (creator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

95394. The Aldrich Family. April 26, 1953. NBC net. Sustaining. Henry tries to deliver a bicycle. Bobby Ellis, Jack Grimes, Clifford Goldsmith (writer), House Jameson, Barbara Robbins, Dick Dudley (announcer). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105013. The Aldrich Family. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum. Henry's reluctant to write to Doris Townsend. Doris thinks Henry has gotten engaged. Harry Von Zell (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator, writer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 28:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

104994. The Aldrich Family. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Homer and Agnes have broken up. It will take a horse to get them together. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 22:54. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

105008. The Aldrich Family. NBC net. Henry has lost one of his rubbers. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson, Katharine Raht. 19:34. Audio condition: Fair. Incomplete.

105001. The Aldrich Family. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Homer is going to sing in the school chorus...but Henry is not. Wait a minute...Henry's going to sing the lead role in, "The Mikado." Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Dan Seymour (announcer), House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Patricia Jowdry (writer), Del Dimsdale (writer), Jack Miller (music). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

94785. The Aldrich Family. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Henry and his friend Toby go into the furnace cleaning business. Norman Tokar (? as "Henry"), Dan Seymour (announcer), Harry Von Zell, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), House Jameson. 26:06. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

66161. The Aldrich Family. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Henry has ripped his pants while collecting for the scrap paper drive. The music fill is partially deleted. House Jameson, Katharine Raht, Clifford Goldsmith (creator), Dan Seymour (announcer), Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (AFRS music fill). 27:48. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

61487. The Aldrich Family. NBC net. Sponsored by: Postum, Log Cabin Syrup. Henry is taking Loretta to the Country Club Dance. Is the dance formal, informal, none of the above? Ezra Stone, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer), Jack Miller (composer, conductor). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7311. The Aldrich Family. NBC net origination, Nostalgia Broadcasting Corporation syndication. Commercials added locally. How to raise $6.95 for a pair of pilot's boots. This of course leads to a wrecked street-car. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Dan Seymour (announcer), Clifford Goldsmith (writer). 25:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

2426. The Aldrich Family. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The fathers of Henry and Homer have borrowed their boy's bikes. The boys find their bikes missing and report them stolen, complications ensue. The AFRS system cue has been deleted. This is not the same program described in cat. #47462. Ezra Stone, Jackie Kelk, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (music fill), Dan Seymour (announcer). 29:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

956. The Aldrich Family. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Henry and Homer are sent to get Henry's father's suit, and wind up in a "Books For Victory Drive." . 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 121 programs.