The Dinah Shore Program

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.


46003. The Dinah Shore Program. October 7, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "How Sweet You Are." Guest Donald O'Connor tries to teach Harry and Dinah how to act. Roland Young and Cornelia Otis Skinner appear in a "William and Mary" skit. Albert Sack (orchestrator), Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Donald O'Connor, Harry Von Zell, Larry Russell (orchestrator), Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus. 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46004. The Dinah Shore Program. October 14, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "People Will Say We're In Love." "William and Mary" hire a new cook. Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Phil Silvers, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus. 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47321. The Dinah Shore Program. October 21, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "I'll Be Home For Christmas." Guest Phil Harris takes Dinah and Harry on a tour of the studio. "William and Mary" skit: "Gathering Autumn Leaves." Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Phil Harris, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus. 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47322. The Dinah Shore Program. October 28, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "Thank Your Lucky Stars." Guest is Wally Brown. It's the wedding anniversary of "William and Mary." Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47329. The Dinah Shore Program. December 2, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "My Heart Tells Me." "William and Mary" are preparing to go out for the evening, when the subject of makeup arises. Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47330. The Dinah Shore Program. December 9, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "For The First Time." Harry has car trouble on the way to a party. The "William and Mary" skit: Mary has a sprained ankle. Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45927. The Dinah Shore Program. December 16, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "Paper Doll." Cornelia Otis Skinner and Roland Young in a "William and Mary" skit. Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46005. The Dinah Shore Program. December 20, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "Should I Believe My Heart Or You?" Guest is Wally Brown. Roland Young and Cornelia Otis Skinner appear as "William and Mary." They try to recover from New Year's Eve. Dinah is named, "Top Girl Singer In America" by Radio Daily. Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45928. The Dinah Shore Program. December 23, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "Exactly Like You." Cornelia Otis Skinner and Roland Young appear in a "William and Mary" Christmas skit. News bulletin: President Roosevelt has taken the first step to take control of the nation's railroads. Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

98010. The Dinah Shore Program. January 1944. Program #15. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Wally Brown is now a detective and tries to solve a murder. The first tune is, "The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else." "William and Mary" have a new (and large) dog. Dinah does a nice, "Poinciana" and "The Carioca." The date is approximate. Dinah Shore, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Harry Von Zell, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Roland Young, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1729. The Dinah Shore Program. January 20, 1944. Program #15. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Roland Young and Cornelia Otis Skinner do a "William and Mary" skit about a snowstorm. AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore." The first tune is, "Honey, I'm In Love With You." The date and AFRS number are subject to correctin. Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, Wally Brown, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore. 29:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46006. The Dinah Shore Program. February 10, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "Sleepy Time Gal." Roland Young and Cornelia Otis Skinner appear in a "William and Mary" skit. "The Frigid Midget Playhouse:" a funny commercial. Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46007. The Dinah Shore Program. February 17, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "Speak Low." Wally Brown claims to be a farmer and takes Dinah and Harry to see his acreage. A "William and Mary" skit with Cornelia Otis Skinner and Roland Young. "The Frigid Midget Playhouse:" a funny satire/commercial. Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46008. The Dinah Shore Program. February 24, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "I Couldn't Sleep A Wink Last Night." The cast does an opera called, "Madame Fly" (they couldn't get any butter!) A "William and Mary Skit." "The Frigid Midget Playhouse." Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Ginny Simms, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

52406. The Dinah Shore Program. March 9, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "When They Ask About You." The cast does a western drama. Cornelia Otis Skinner and Roland Young appear as, "William and Mary." They discuss William's sense of humor. Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52407. The Dinah Shore Program. March 23, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "Take It Easy." Wally Brown has won a hotel in a dice game! Cornelia Otis Skinner and Roland Young appear as "William and Mary" for the last time on the program. They chat while on a cross-town bus. "Mr. Agony's Feeling Ill Hour" is performed on, "The Frigid Midget Playhouse." Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Roland Young, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

12573. The Dinah Shore Program. April 6, 1944. Program #26. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The cast does, "The Life of Phil Baker." Dinah Shore, Harry Von Zell, Wally Brown, Phil Baker, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

40020. The Dinah Shore Program. April 27, 1944. Program #29. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "San Fernando Valley." Dinah and guest Monty Woolley sing a duet! AFRS program name: "Dinah Shore." Dinah Shore, Monty Woolley, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Tobe Reed (announcer), Wally Brown. 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47221. The Dinah Shore Program. May 11, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "Don't Sweetheart Me." Guest Orson Welles promotes, "The Orson Welles Movement For Realism In Radio." Bea Benaderet, Arthur Q. Bryan, Dinah Shore, Orson Welles, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Tobe Reed (announcer), Wally Brown. 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47222. The Dinah Shore Program. May 18, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "It's Love, Love, Love." Guest Herbert Marshall joins the cast in a "cheerful" morning radio show. Dinah Shore, Herbert Marshall, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Tobe Reed (announcer), Wally Brown. 24:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49712. The Dinah Shore Program. May 25, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby." Guest John Garfield has trouble reading the script. John Garfield, Wally Brown and Dinah plan to go into the television business. "The Frigid Midget Theatre" commercial: "Little Red Riding Hood." Arthur Q. Bryan, Dinah Shore, John Garfield (m. c.), Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Tobe Reed (announcer), Wally Brown. 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21805. The Dinah Shore Program. June 1, 1944. Program #34. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Come Out, Wherever You Are." Pat and Dinah make a monster movie. AFRS program name: "Open House." Dinah Shore, Pat O'Brien, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Wally Brown. 30:00. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

49713. The Dinah Shore Program. June 8, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. A program dedicated to all the servicemen taking part in the D-Day invasion. The first tune is, "Sleepy Time Gal." A twenty-five-minute abbreviated program, followed by five minutes of network news. Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, Robert Trout (newscaster), The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Dinah Shore, Kenny Baker, Tobe Reed (announcer). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49546. The Dinah Shore Program. June 15, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "I'll Be Seeing You." Guest Phil Harris is going to do a quiz program? What will Phil Baker think? Arthur Q. Bryan, Dinah Shore, Frank Nelson, Hans Conried, Phil Harris, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Tobe Reed (announcer), Wally Brown, Walter Tetley. 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49547. The Dinah Shore Program. June 29, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Birds Eye. The first tune is, "San Fernando Valley." The last show of the season. Guest Charles Laughton joins Dinah is a "dramatic" comedy skit. Dinah introduces Janet Waldo, who will be the show's summer replacement in, "Meet Corliss Archer." The last show of the season. Arthur Q. Bryan, Charles Laughton, Dinah Shore, Janet Waldo, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Joseph Lilley Chorus, Tobe Reed (announcer). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10110. The Dinah Shore Program. November 16, 1944. Program #44. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Dolly With A Hole In Her Stocking." Dinah and guest Charles Laughton do a college football skit. Harry Von Zell, Charles Laughton, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Dinah Shore, Robert Emmett Dolan and His Orchestra, The Joseph Lilley Chorus. 29:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10111. The Dinah Shore Program. AFRS. Replacing "Nelson Eddy #54," the program has about fifteen minutes of music fill. The first tune is, "Dixie." Dinah Shore, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Burl Ives, Frank Graham (announcer). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

Report contains 27 programs.