The Kraft Music Hall

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

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


72718. The Kraft Music Hall. April 19, 1934. Red net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese, Miracle Whip. The orchestra does a medley of tunes from, "We're Not Dressing." Lee Wiley appears in a Harlem nightclub scene in which she plays a heartbroken singer. She does her famous, "I'm Coming, Virginia." The orchestra plays a scene from "Madama Butterfly," with Helen Jepson and John Dunbar (singing in English). Juano Hernandez and The Cotton Club Chorus sing, "as they do at The Cotton Club." A Parisienne fashion report for men. The orchestra presents a musical history of the march, starting with ancient Greece! John Dunbar, Juano Hernandez, The Cotton Club Chorus, Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Deems Taylor (host), Lee Wiley, Roy Bargy (piano), Ramona (vocal, piano), Johnny Hauser (vocal), Bob Lawrence (vocal), Jack Wilson (vocal), Howard Claney (announcer), Helen Jepson. 59:48. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

82459. The Kraft Music Hall. May 24, 1934. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip. Lee Wiley appears in a scene called, "Summer Romance." It's a poignant romance, at the end of which Lee sings a beautiful "If I Love Again." The orchestra plays "A Memorial Day Overture." Deems Taylor lectures on "Musical Appreciation." The orchestra plays, "The Fairy and The Oboe." "The Mystery Singer" performs a selection by Grieg. The final 43:03 of the program only. Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Howard Claney (announcer), Lee Wiley, Roy Bargy (piano solo), The Reading Men's Chorus, Helen Jepson, Deems Taylor, Willie Richter (choral director). 43:03. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

74560. The Kraft Music Hall. June 28, 1934. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Clap Your Hands." Helen Jepson sings an aria from "Faust." The cast and guest Lee Wiley do an "air preview" of the new RKO picture, "Down To Their Last Yacht." It's a Depression screwball comedy, in which she sings, "Funny Little World." Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Johnny Roventini (?), Adolph Deutsch (choral director), Johnny Mercer, Deems Taylor (m. c.), Helen Jepson, Howard Claney (announcer), Lee Wiley. 28:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

74557. The Kraft Music Hall. July 26, 1934. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip. The first tune is, "Revolt In Havana." Ramona sings (and plays), "Personality" (not the well-known tune of the same name). Guest Al Jolson sings, "Dames" and "The Call Of The South." Jolson also starts a condensed version of, "Run Little Children." Helen Jepson sings an aria from, "Tosca." The orchestra plays a "new" composition called, "Deep Purple." Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Ramona, Howard Claney (announcer), Johnny Roventini (?), Al Jolson, Johnny Mercer, Peggy Healy, Helen Jepson, The Hall Johnson Choir. 45:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

82460. The Kraft Music Hall. September 20, 1934. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft French Dressing. The first selection heard is, "One Night Of Love" by Helen Jepson. John Hauser, Johnny Mercer and Peggy Healy appear in, "You're Not The Only Oyster In The Stew." Adolph Deutsch is the arranger of a spectacular, "Lullaby Of The Leaves." The final 14:46 of the program only. Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Helen Jepson, John Hauser, Johnny Mercer, Peggy Healy, Harold Spinner (writer), Johnny Burke (writer), Adolph Deutsch, Ford Bond (announcer). 14:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

73762. The Kraft Music Hall. November 22, 1934. Red net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese. "Continental Night." The first selection is a "medley of favorite Continental airs." Soprano Yvonne Gall (? of The Paris Opera Company) sings two arias from, "Manon." The program also features a medley from, "Anything Goes." "Waltzing Through The Ages." Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Ford Bond (announcer), Yvonne Gall, Ramona, The King's Men, Ken Darby, Viola Peters (accompaniest), Johnny Hauser, Bob Lawrence, Kurt Dieterle (concertmaster), Roy Bargy (piano). 60:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

77510. The Kraft Music Hall. November 29, 1934. NBC net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is "an overture dedicated to President Roosevelt" (starting with, "Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here"). Frankie Trumbauer is featured on his own composition, "Bouncing Ball." Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Ford Bond (announcer), The King's Men, Peggy Healy, Ramona, Johnny Hauser, Yvonne Gall, The Reading Male Chorus, Frankie Trumbauer. 54:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

77511. The Kraft Music Hall. December 6, 1934. NBC net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "The Espana Rhapsody," by Chabrier. Gershwin's "An American In Paris" is featured. Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Ford Bond (announcer), Ramona, Bob Lawrence, Yvonne Gall (her last appearance before returning to the Paris Opera Company), Peggy Healy, Johnny Hauser, The King's Men, Mike Pingatore (banjo). 55:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

73761. The Kraft Music Hall. December 13, 1934. Red net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Alexander's Ragtime Band." The King's Men sing, "No, No, A Thousand Times No." Jack Teagarden sings, "Basin Street." Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Ramona, The King's Men, Bob Lawrence, Kurt Dieterle (concertmaster), Johnny Hauser, Peggy Healy, Jack Teagarden, Roy Bargy (piano), Ken Darby, Ford Bond (announcer). 56:24. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

73763. The Kraft Music Hall. December 20, 1934. Red net, WEAF, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese (one commercial deleted). The first selection is "Hit Hunting," a medley of tunes from current Broadway shows. Helen Jepson sings an aria from, "Il Trovatore" ("The Night Is Still"). Derek Oldham (tenor with The D'Oyly Carte Company, sings selections by Gilbert and Sullivan. The program features a Christmas fantasy. J. L. Kraft, president of the Kraft Company (the big cheese?), sends Christmas greetings to Kraft employees and listeners around the world. Jack Teagarden and Johnny Mercer do a swinging, "Christmas Night In Harlem." A good Christmas show. Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Peggy Healy, Ramona, Ken Darby, Ford Bond (announcer), The King's Men, Helen Jepson, Derek Oldham, J. L. Kraft, Jack Teagarden, Johnny Mercer, Johnny Hauser. 60:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

10090. The Kraft Music Hall. May 27, 1937. Red net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "How Could You?" Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, Gail Patrick, Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra, Rudolf Gonz, The Paul Taylor Choristers, ZaSu Pitts. 57:02. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

21815. The Kraft Music Hall. May 19, 1938. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "You Couldn't Be Cuter." Guest Humphrey Bogart appears in a skit in which he tries to sell Crosby shirts and statues (and has problems reading the script). He briefly sings! It's a good routine that's followed by a Bazooka solo by Bob Burns. A good show. The program opening is upcut. Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Humphrey Bogart, Rose Bampton, Adrian Ames. 56:41. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

61754. The Kraft Music Hall. April 17, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese Spreads (posey pattern glasses premium). Bob Burns is the host, Bing Crosby is not on this program. Bob plays a record of his new son's first cries. Dorothy Lamour sings "Nobody's Baby." Bob sings a most unusual song of the West He says, "I Ain't Gonna Play The Bazooka Tonight". Guest Herbert Marshall asks singer Betty Breur about her start in show business. Colleen Collins sings along with Betty and her sister Eileen Breur. Guest Wingy Manone blows hot. Dulcinina Gianinni sings an aria. John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour, The Music Maids, Herbert Marshall, Betty Brewer, Eileen Breur, Wingy Manone, Bob Burns (host), Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dusolina Giannini. 59:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

645. The Kraft Music Hall. March 6, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me." John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, Connie Boswell, Lionel Barrymore, Eddie Bracken, Ken Carpenter, Thurston Knudson, Augie Goupil, The Music Maids. 1 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

646. The Kraft Music Hall. March 20, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "The Band Played On." Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, Connie Boswell, J. Carrol Naish, Edward Arnold, Cliff Nazarro, The Music Maids. 1 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42689. The Kraft Music Hall. May 1, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Malted Milk. The first tune is, "With A Twist Of The Wrist." Guest Pat O'Brien makes his ninth appearance on the show, as a third base businessman. Bing interviews a paratrooper. Bob Burns reads a letter from Grandma and plays, "Dance Of The Hours" on his bazooka! Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Connie Boswell, Pat O'Brien, Josephine Tuminia (soprano). 59:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42989. The Kraft Music Hall. May 29, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Malted Milk. The first tune is "Can't You Tell?" Frank McHugh's hat emporium. Duke Ellington plays a piano solo (with Jimmy Blanton on bass). Bob Burns reads a letter from the folks back in Van Buren, Arkansas. James Hilton lectures on grammar and says "ain't" ain't bad! Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, Connie Boswell, Bob Burns, Frank McHugh, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Blanton, James Hilton. 59:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

43201. The Kraft Music Hall. June 5, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Malted Milk. The first tune is, "You're A Double Lovely." The cast and guest William Boyd do a Hopalong Cassidy drama. Bob Burns describes a night out at Ciro's with Bing. Connie plays a classical selection on the cello. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Bob Burns, Connie Boswell, William Boyd, Jerry Lester, The Music Maids. 59:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42990. The Kraft Music Hall. June 12, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Malted Milk. The first tune is, "Why Cry, Baby?" Guest Chester Morris appears in a "Boston Blackie" skit. Ethel Waters sings her famous version of, "There'll Be Some Changes Made." Bob Burns does a monologue about bathing suits and plays a bazooka solo of, "The William Tell Overture." Donald Crisp does a scene about fatherhood. Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, Chester Morris, Connie Boswell, Donald Crisp, Ethel Waters, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids. 59:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50683. The Kraft Music Hall. June 19, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Malted Milk. The first tune is, "You're A Double Lovely." Guest Bert Lahr reads his poem, "Flight Of A Golf Ball." Bob Burns tells about Uncle Slug back in Van Buren and plays a tune as a one man band. Bing, Connie and The Music Maids do an excellent production arrangement of, "The Hut Sut Song" (partially in Chinese!). A good example of this show. Bing Crosby, Connie Boswell, Bob Burns, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Gail Patrick, Jimmy O'Brien, Bert Lahr, The Music Maids. 59:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42992. The Kraft Music Hall. June 26, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Caramels. The first tune is "Smile Your Troubles Away." Don Ameche substituting for Bing. Jerry Lester describes his nightclub. Bob Burns reads a letter from Grandma and sings "The Hut Sut Song," with understandable lyrics! He then plays a bazooka solo to the same song. Bob Burns, Charles Boyer, Connie Boswell, Don Ameche, Jerry Lester, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Josephine Tuminia (soprano), Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids. 59:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68544. The Kraft Music Hall. July 3, 1941. NBC net, WCAE, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Commercials deleted, Rosenbaum's Bridal Shop (local). The first tune is, "Can't You Tell?" Raymond Massey does a comedy skit with Bing playing a ship wrecker who invented the protection racket. Bob tells a story about Van Buren, Arkansas and plays, "Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me" on the bazooka (accompanied by Perry Botkin). Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Bob Burns, Connie Boswell, Raymond Massey, Perry Botkin. 24:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68559. The Kraft Music Hall. July 10, 1941. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune heard is, "Just A Little Bit South Of North Carolina," sung by Connee Boswell. Bing sings, "I Can't Remember To Forget." Bob Burns tells about his Uncle Glut and dinner down home in Van Buren, Arkansas. His bazooka solo sounds like it was arranged by Spike Jones (who was a member of John Scott Trotter's band at one time). Bing looks back at the 1880's. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Connie Boswell, Jerry Lester, Bob Burns, The Music Maids, Rita Hayworth (guest). 21:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68560. The Kraft Music Hall. July 24, 1941. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune heard is, "I Can't Remember To Forget." Bing and Jerry Lester appear in a gangster skit. Guest Billy Conn appears shortly after his defeat by Joe Louis. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, John Garfield (guest), Connie Boswell, Jerry Lester, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids, Billy Conn. 18:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpts.

68486. The Kraft Music Hall. August 14, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Sandwich Spread. The first tune is, "Gay Ranchero." Lou Holtz tells a story about a baseball playing horse. Don and Lou head for the south American jungles. Harold Peary appears as, "The Great Gildersleeve." Don Ameche, Connie Boswell, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Lou Holtz, The Music Maids, Harold Peary. 32:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68478. The Kraft Music Hall. August 21, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip. Don Ameche starts with, "Smile Your Troubles Away." Bert Lahr tells about his career in opera, gives Don a singing lesson and sings! Harold Peary appears as, "The Great Gildersleeve" and mentions that his own show is going to start shortly. He goes shopping for silk stockings. Don Ameche, Bert Lahr, Connie Boswell, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Harold Peary, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra. 33:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpts.

68516. The Kraft Music Hall. September 25, 1941. NBC net. The first tune is, "Be Young Again." Gene Krupa lectures about primitive drums. The first 14:55 of the program only. Don Ameche, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Jerry Lester, Gene Krupa, Martha Scott. 14:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

42993. The Kraft Music Hall. October 2, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Kraft Velveeta, Kraft Dinner. Don Ameche substitutes for Bing Crosby. The first tune is, "Any Bonds Today?" Melvyn Douglas and Jackie Cooper as fraternity brothers at college. Melvyn Douglas in a satire of, "The Court Of Human Relations." Don Ameche, Jerry Lester, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Connie Boswell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, Melvyn Douglas, Jackie Cooper. 59:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42991. The Kraft Music Hall. October 9, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Kraft Velveeta, Kraft Dinner. The first tune is, "Ida." Don Ameche substitutes for Bing as host. Jerry Lester recalls his movie career. Duke Ellington does a piano solo of, "Take The "A" Train" (with Jimmy Blanton, bass). Douglas Fairbanks Jr. describes flight training in a Link Simulator. The cast does a drama of diplomacy in the Kingdom of Borscht. Connie Boswell, Don Ameche, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Duke Ellington, Jerry Lester, Jimmy Blanton, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Robert Coote, The Music Maids. 59:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68525. The Kraft Music Hall. October 16, 1941. NBC net. Jerry Lester has been to see a fortune teller. Don sings, "Manhattan." The first 9:35 of the program only. Don Ameche, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, Jerry Lester, Connie Haines. 9:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

43202. The Kraft Music Hall. October 23, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Velveeta, Kraft Dinner. The first tune is, "There'll Be Some Changes Made." Don Ameche substitutes for Bing Crosby. Don tries to sell Jerry Lester a suit. Guest George Murphy and the cast appear in a football drama. Charles Lamere plays a boogie woogie piano. Joan Bennett appears as a department store shopper. Lauritz Melchior sings a love song by Grieg. Don Ameche, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Jerry Lester, Connie Boswell, The Music Maids, George Murphy, Joan Bennett, Charles Lamere, Lauritz Melchior. 59:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68650. The Kraft Music Hall. November 20, 1941. NBC net, KDKA aircheck. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Chattanooga Choo Choo." Guest Donald Crisp does a Scots comedy routine with Bing and Jerry. A visit in song to 1912. Guest Jinx Falkenburg joins Bing and Jerry in a comedy routine about models. Connie sings, "You're Nobody's Sweetheart Now." Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Jerry Lester, Connie Boswell, Donald Crisp, Jinx Falkenburg. 37:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68972. The Kraft Music Hall. December 11, 1941. NBC net. The start of the program is delayed for war bulletins. The first tune is, "Any Bonds Today." A mention is made that Victor Borge did his "phonetic punctuation" routine on last week's show. This is possibly Borge's second appearance on radio. Tonight, he does his "language inflammation" routine (possibly for the first time on the air). Funny! Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Connie Boswell, The Music Maids, Victor Borge, Jerry Lester. 14:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

69067. The Kraft Music Hall. January 1, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Victor Borge does his verbal punctuation routine (the audience loves it, so does Bing!). Bing sings, "Magnolias In The Night." Bing and Mary Martin sing, "Wait 'Til The Sun Shines Nellie." Bing Crosby, Victor Borge, Mary Martin, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 10:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

68875. The Kraft Music Hall. January 15, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "The Field Artillery March." Guest Robert Young joins Bing and Mary Martin in a skit set on a wartime assembly line. Victor Borge "explains" an opera by Mozart. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Mary Martin, Robert Young, Victor Borge, The Music Maids and Hal. 32:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

7112. The Kraft Music Hall. January 29, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "The Field Artillery March." Bing Crosby, Madeleine Carroll, Sam Snead, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Victor Borge, Mary Martin, Jerry Lester, The Music Maids and Hal, Igor Gorin, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra. 61:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68746. The Kraft Music Hall. February 5, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. The first tune is, "Yankee Doddle Dandy." Victor Borge tells the story of the Danish Snow White. Bing totally loses his place while singing, "Nobody's Darlin'." Wingy Manone appears in the "The Courtship Of Winston Manone" and then sings "My Sunday Gal" with Bing. A Merchant Marine officer speaks about the service. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids and Hal, Mary Martin, Victor Borge, Wingy Manone, Jerry Lester. 54:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68919. The Kraft Music Hall. March 5, 1942. NBC net. The first tune heard is, "Oh, My Baby." Victor Borge plays music to accompany fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen (with no jokes). Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, The Music Maids, Victor Borge. 13:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpts.

68913. The Kraft Music Hall. March 12, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft Velveeta. The first tune is, "How About You?" Guest Pat O'Brien plays an Irish cop giving a driving lesson. The show features "The Society Life Of J. Wingston Manone," with guest Wingy Manone (who plays a hot "That's A' Plenty"). Victor Borge tells about Paderewski, Rossini and other composers and their inspirations. Bing asks Mary Barber, the food consultant to the Secretary Of War, about army chow. Bing sings a clever "The Quartermaster Corps Song." The band plays an up-tempo swing arrangement of "The Anvil Chorus." Pat O'Brien recites a moving, spoken version of "My Country 'Tis Of Thee." The recording includes the start of "The Sealtest Program" with Rudy Vallee and The Sportsmen. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids and Hal, Pat O'Brien, Mary Martin, Wingy Manone, Victor Borge, Mary Barber, Jerry Lester, Rudy Vallee, The Sportsmen. 59:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

11548. The Kraft Music Hall. March 19, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is "Deep In The Heart Of Texas." The show includes a Sherlock Holmes skit, "The Case Of The Southbound Widow, Or The Chatttanooga Choo Choo" (with Bing as Sherlock). Bing mentions that as of tonight's program, the show will be shortwaved to military posts around the world. Part of the final commercial and the system cue have beenm deleted. Bing Crosby, Allen Jenkins, Mary Martin, Victor Borge, Nigel Bruce, Lester Barrie (co-author of "The American Thesaurus Of Slang"), Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids and Hal, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Jerry Lester. 58:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

11549. The Kraft Music Hall. March 26, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is "How About You?" Parts of three commercials and the program closing have been deleted. Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Victor Borge, Jerry Lester, Robert Preston, Deems Reardon (National League umpire), Jack Mayhew (saxophone), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, The Music Maids and Hal. 53:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

21816. The Kraft Music Hall. April 2, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is "The Army Air Corps Song." Victor Borge reads his play that contains only one word..."Oh". Bing and Mary back in 1933. Guest Walter Huston does a patriotic recitation about a father's feelings as his son goes off to war. Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Victor Borge, Walter Huston, Claude Thornhill, The Kraft Choral Club, The Music Maids and Hal. 55:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

11550. The Kraft Music Hall. April 9, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "The Field Artillery March." A look at 1898 and an old fashioned melodrama. Bing interviews Major John De Witt of the Army Tank Corps. The program closing has been deleted. Bing Crosby, John De Witt, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, June Havoc, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Mary Martin, Victor Borge, Walter Pidgeon, The Music Maids and Hal. 53:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

5321. The Kraft Music Hall. April 16, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "K-K-K-Katy." Bing and Sabu are in old Baghdad. Victor Borge does his well-known routine about "inflationary language." He's very funny, even though he sounds as if he's sleepy! Bing and Mary are back in 1927. Spike Jones and the band play, "Little Bo Peep Has Lost Her Jeep" and "Pass The Biscuits, Mirandy." This is the earliest known (to date) broadcast recording of the band. Ronald Reagan (pronounced "Ree-gan by Crosby) mentions that he's soon joining the Cavalry. The cast does a soap opera satire called, "Heartbreak Hospice." The system cue has been deleted. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids and Hal, Mary Martin, Victor Borge, Ronald Reagan, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Del Porter (vocal), Mercedes McCambridge (? commercial spokesman). 59:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21817. The Kraft Music Hall. April 23, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "The Marine Hymn." Victor Borge imitates a gypsy violinist in a cold shower funny!). Bing and Mary go back in song to 1916. The program is abbreviated due to a war-related speech on the network. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Mary Martin, The Music Maids and Hal, Victor Borge, Floyd Sweet (guest). 45:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

11551. The Kraft Music Hall. April 30, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Hey Mabel." A visit from Captain Hewitt Wheelus, a war hero who "brought in a flying fortress with practically nothing left of it but the seat" (Wheelus Air Force base was later named for him). Guest Susan Hayward appears in a hillbilly drama. Victor Borge teaches Bing the piano, Gene Tunney talks about the navy. Bing Crosby, Hewitt Wheelus, Mary Martin, Susan Hayward, Victor Borge, Larry Adler, Gene Tunney, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Joan Leslie, The Music Maids and Hal. 53:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68698. The Kraft Music Hall. May 14, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Who Wouldn't Love You?" Bob Crosby substitutes for Bing, who is raising funds for The Army/Navy Relief Fund. The cast is marooned on a tropical island. Bob sings, "One Dozen Roses." Victor Borge tells how he studied to be a detective (his delivery is very hesitant). Bob Crosby, Mary Martin, The Music Maids and Hal, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Merry Macs, Victor Borge. 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

21818. The Kraft Music Hall. May 21, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree." Virginia and Bing go on a war-time date, Victor Borge's first visit to a department store. Bing and Virginia do a parody of "Wuthering Heights," called "Bingcliff Of pacific Palisades." Bing and Mary go back in song to 1929. Bing interviews Admiral I. C. Johnson. Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Victor Borge, Virginia Weidler, Carole Landis, I. C. Johnson, The Music Maids and Hal. 55:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

21819. The Kraft Music Hall. May 28, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "The Bombardier Song." Guest Ruth Hussey takes a survey, Victor Borge speaks Universal Baby Talk, guest Frank McHugh and Bing perform an episode of "The Drover Boys." Bing and Mary go back in song to 1906. Bing interviews David Freeman, an expert on badminton. Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Victor Borge, Frank McHugh, Ruth Hussey, David Freeman, The Music Maids and Hal. 54:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

21820. The Kraft Music Hall. June 4, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree" as famous composers of the past would have written it. Rosemary, Mary and Bing do a vaudeville skit called, "The Turkey Sisters." Bing and Mary go back in song to 1905. Bing interviews Major Marion Dawson of the Marine Parachute Training School. Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Victor Borge, John Garfield, Rosemary Lane, Marion Dawson, The Music Maids and Hal. 54:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

68716. The Kraft Music Hall. June 25, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Bing sings, "Talking To The Moon." Victor Borge does a routine about telling time. Mary Martin sings, "Jingle, Jangle, Jingle." The last show of the season. Bing Crosby, The Music Maids, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Victor Borge, Mary Martin. 14:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

21821. The Kraft Music Hall. October 1, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first show of the season. The first tune is "I Got A Gal In Kalamazoo." "The Charioteers" (possibly their first appearance on the show). Colonel S. R. Harris is interviewed about aviation training accidents. Bing and guest Cass Daley are in the real estate business, Cass does a clever song parody, guest Victor Borge describes a very funny football game. Bing and Mary go back in song to 1914. Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Victor Borge, The Charioteers, Cass Daley, S. R. Harris, The Music Maids. 54:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

21822. The Kraft Music Hall. October 15, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "I've Got A Gal In Kalamazoo." Guest Cass Daley and Bing in a gas station, guest Victor Borge discusses his hobbies, Charlie Ruggles the football coach. Bing and Mary go back in song to 1922. Bing interviews Army Chaplain E. J. Burns about clergymen in the army. Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Victor Borge, Charles Ruggles, Cass Daley, E. J. Burns, The Music Maids and Hal. 55:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

21823. The Kraft Music Hall. October 22, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is "Everything I've Got Belongs To You." Guest Judy Canova appears as a carhop (and sings a spectacular "Some Of The Days"). Bing and Mary go back in song to 1929. Victor Borge at a masquerade party, guest Andrew Tombes appears in a courtroom scene. Bing interviews a sergeant in the tank corps. Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Victor Borge, Judy Canova, Andrew Tombes, The Charioteers, The Music Maids and Hal. 53:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

21824. The Kraft Music Hall. October 29, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is "Praise The Lord and Pass The Ammunition. A naval hero is interviewed. Bing and guest Bob Hope travel on "The Road To Morocco." Victor Borge uses "Happy Birthday" for all occasions (very funny). Guest Eve Arden becomes publisher of "Vague" magazine. Parts of the show was not broadcast due to technical problems. Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Victor Borge, Bob Hope, Eve Arden, The Music Maids, The Charioteers. 45:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

21825. The Kraft Music Hall. November 5, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is "The Marine Hymn." Colonel Leroy Hunt (Marine Corps) is interviewed about the fighting on Guadalcanal. Bing works as a butler for guest Cass Daley. Victor Borge and the "Zip Your Lip" language course. Guest Richard Haydn goes way out west. Bing and Mary go back in song to 1926. Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Victor Borge, Ukie Sherrin, Cass Daley, Richard Haydn, Leroy Hunt, The Music Maids. 49:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

21826. The Kraft Music Hall. November 12, 1942. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is "Praise The Lord and Pass The Ammunition." Victor Borge uses parts of his old cars around the house. Guest Ed Brophy and Bing visit a lingerie store. Guest Edgar Buchanan plays a dentist, a trip back in song to 1934. Bing interviews a lady aircraft war worker. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Victor Borge, The Charioteers, Edgar Buchanan, Ed Brophy, Ginny Simms, The Music Maids and Hal. 54:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

68863. The Kraft Music Hall. November 19, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is "A Cranky Old Yank In A Clanky Old Tank." Bing interviews a real tanker sergeant, just back from the fighting in North Africa. Ella Mae Morse and Freddy Slack (piano) do their famous "Cow Cow Boogie." Guest Maxie Rosenbloom offers Bing acting lessons. Victor Borge complains than in America, everyone answers a question with another question. A funny routine! Parts one and three of the program only. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids, Ella Mae Morse, Freddy Slack, Maxie Rosenbloom, Victor Borge. 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

78213. The Kraft Music Hall. December 24, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Adeste Fidelis." Fay Bainter reads Francis Church's letter to "Virginia" about Santa Claus. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids and Hal, Janet Blair, The Charioteers, Fay Bainter, Jack Carson, Andrew Tombes, Francis P. Church (author). 60:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69223. The Kraft Music Hall. January 7, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "This Is The Army Mr. Jones." The first show of the series in a half hour format. Lieutenant Ralph Swearingen tells what a naval communications officer does. Janet Blair sings, "The Street Of Dreams" (and misses a cue). A musical trip back to 1913. Guest Charlie Ruggles describes a Times Square pitchman. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids and Phil, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Charioteers, Ralph Swearingen, Janet Blair, Charles Ruggles. 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

69280. The Kraft Music Hall. January 14, 1943. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Hip, Hip, Hooray." Guest Colonel Jim Neuman describes the battery of barrage balloons he commands. Janet Blair sings, "Embraceable You" (she chokes briefly during the second chorus). Guest Cass Daley is running "The Dead Pigeon Saloon" in the old west. A musical trip back to 1926. The system cue has been deleted. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Cass Daley, Janet Blair, The Music Maids and Phil, The Charioteers. 30:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

59788. The Kraft Music Hall. January 28, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft: commercials are public service appeals for skilled war workers. Bing's first tune is "Anchors Aweigh." The cast is running a nursery school for war workers. Bing and Ginny travel back to 1931. Bing Crosby, The Music Maids and Phil, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Ginny Simms, Frank McHugh, The Charioteers. 29:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69213. The Kraft Music Hall. February 4, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "For Me and My Gal." A musical trip back to 1924. Victor Borge does a comedy routine with Bing and plays, "The Minute Waltz." Bing Crosby, The Music Maids and Phil, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Trudy Erwin, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, Victor Borge. 28:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

69420. The Kraft Music Hall. February 25, 1943. Red net. The first tune heard is, "Seems To Me I've Heard That Song Before." Guest Bert Lahr has interesting advice to help decorate Bing's new house. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Bert Lahr, Ukie Sherrin, The Charioteers. 18:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

21827. The Kraft Music Hall. March 4, 1943. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is "A Touch Of Texas." Trudy Erwin explains rationing. Bing and Trudy go back in song to 1927. Guest Bert Lahr describes his various collections. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ukie Sherrin, Trudy Erwin, The Charioteers, The Music Maids and Phil, Bert Lahr. 26:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

68383. The Kraft Music Hall. March 11, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The start of the program is delayed to announce the start of meat and cheese rationing! The first tune is, "Anchor's Aweigh." The program's guest is Major Ruth Street of the Marine Corps Women's Reserve. Bing and Trudy take a musical trip back to 1924. Guest Eddie Bracken appears with Bing in a skit about "The Elevator Service." Part of the final commercial and the system cue have been deleted. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ruth Streeter, Eddie Bracken, The Music Maids and Phil, The Charioteers, Trudy Erwin. 29:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

79850. The Kraft Music Hall. March 16, 1943. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. Bob Crosby hosts the program in Bing's absence. The first tune is, "Take It Easy." Bob Burns plays, "That Lonesome Road" on his "bazooka." Bob Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids and Men, Marilyn Maxwell, The Charioteers, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Ukie Sherrin, Bob Burns. 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21828. The Kraft Music Hall. March 18, 1943. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is "Hip Hip Hooray." Guest Bert Lahr discusses babies. Bing and Trudy go back in song to 1935. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ukie Sherrin, Trudy Erwin, The Charioteers, The Music Maids and Phil, Bert Lahr, Cass Daley. 26:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

21829. The Kraft Music Hall. April 1, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is "You Are My Sunshine." "Queen Lucille's Court," a well-written skit with guest Lucille Ball, filled with puns. Bing and Trudy go back in song to 1929. Part of the final commercial and the system cue have been deleted. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ukie Sherrin, Trudy Erwin, The Charioteers, The Music Maids and Phil, Lucille Ball. 29:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

21830. The Kraft Music Hall. April 8, 1943. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is "MacNamara's Band." Bing and Trudy go back in song to 1927. Bing interviews guest Rags Ragland about his "criminal" past. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ukie Sherrin, Trudy Erwin, The Charioteers, The Music Maids and Phil, Rags Ragland. 26:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

21831. The Kraft Music Hall. April 15, 1943. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is "Hip Hip Hooray." Guest Frank McHugh portrays a window trimmer. Rear Admiral Ralston S. Holmes is interviewed about security leaks. Bing and Trudy go back in song to 1924. The last show of the series until June 15, 1943. Part of the final commercial and the system cue have been deleted. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ukie Sherrin, Trudy Erwin, The Charioteers, The Music Maids and Phil, Frank McHugh, Ralston S. Holmes. 29:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

69314. The Kraft Music Hall. April 22, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. Bob Crosby substitutes for Bing, who is in Mexico. The first tune is, "For Me and My Gal." Guests Fibber McGee and Molly visit the Music Hall to hire Bing to perform at the Wistful Vista Elks Club. The McGee closet is heard! Bob Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Ukie Sherrin, Trudy Erwin, The Charioteers, Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan, The Kraft Choral Club, Louis Jacobson (choral director). 28:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

21833. The Kraft Music Hall. May 6, 1943. Program #24. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob Crosby substituting for Bing. The first tune is, "What's The Good Word, Mr. Bluebird." Guests Lum 'n Abner do a funny Robinson Crusoe routine. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Bob Crosby, Ukie Sherrin, Ken Carpenter, The Charioteers, Trudy Erwin, Chester Lauck, Norris Goff, Edward Marr, The Music Maids and Phil, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76326. The Kraft Music Hall. June 3, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Dinner. Bob Crosby sings, "We Musn't Say Goodbye." He says that Bing will be back on the show next week. Either Bing changed his mind or research that indicates that Bing returned on June 17 is incorrect. Next week's guest is announced as George Murphy. Bob Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 4:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

69446. The Kraft Music Hall. July 1, 1943. NBC net. Alan Reed, appearing as "Falstaff Openshaw," recites a war poem. Bing sings, "She's From Missouri." Bing and Trudy, back in 1928, sing "You Took Advantage Of Me." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Alan Reed, The Charioteers, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Trudy Erwin. 9:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

135. The Kraft Music Hall. August 12, 1943. NBC net. "Archie" interviews Bing for a possible singing job down at Duffy's Tavern. Bing Crosby, Ed Gardner, Ukie Sherrin, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter. 10:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

21832. The Kraft Music Hall. September 30, 1943. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "The Victory Polka." Bing and Trudy go back in song to 1936. Guest Phil Silvers banters with Bing and sings a parody of "The Victory Polka." Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ukie Sherrin, Trudy Erwin, The Charioteers, The Music Maids and Phil, Phil Silvers. 26:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

65137. The Kraft Music Hall. October 7, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "The Road To Victory." The Charioteers do a great "You're Nobody's Sweetheart Now." Guest Lucille Ball appears as a Brooklyn bank teller. Bing and Trudy remember 1926 in song. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (anouncer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids and Hal, Trudy Erwin, The Charioteers, Lucille Ball, Ukie Sherrin. 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

69365. The Kraft Music Hall. November 25, 1943. Red net. Sponsored by: Kraft. Bob Crosby substitutes for Bing. The first tune is, "Thank Your Lucky Stars." The Charioteers sing, "A Slip Of The Lip Can Sink A Ship." Jack Carson tries to fill in for Bing, who is absent. Eddie Marr and the cast sing, "Tell Ya What I'm Gonna Do." Bob Crosby, The Music Maids and Lee, Ukie Sherrin, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Trudy Erwin, Edward Marr, Jack Carson, The Charioteers. 23:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

69358. The Kraft Music Hall. December 9, 1943. Red net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Paper Doll." The Charioteers do a superb "Jesus Is A Rock In The Weary Land." Lucille Ball goes shopping in a department store. Bing and Trudy back in 1922. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Charioteers, The Music Maids, Ukie Sherrin, Trudy Erwin. 22:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

65138. The Kraft Music Hall. December 16, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Pistol Packin' Mama." Bing and Trudy remember the good old days of 1920. Guest Phil Silvers lectures about "Psychology." Bing ends the show with, "White Christmas." Bing Crosby, The Music Maids and Lee, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, Trudy Erwin, Joan Davis (guest), Phil Silvers. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76278. The Kraft Music Hall. December 23, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is Bing's traditional, "Adeste Fidelis." Bing and Trudy remember 1938. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, The Charioteers, The Music Maids and Lee, Ukie Sherrin, The Kraft Choral Club, Trudy Erwin, Lou Jacobson (choral director). 20:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

82463. The Kraft Music Hall. December 30, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Happy Holiday." Bing and Trudy back in 1931. The Charioteers sing, "A Slip Of The Lip Can Sink A Ship." Guest Cass Daley is collecting waste paper. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Charioteers, Cass Daley, Trudy Erwin, The Music Maids and Lee. 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60844. The Kraft Music Hall. December 30, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese Spreads, Kraft Mustards. The first tune is. "Happy Holidays." The Charioteers do a fine, "A Slip Of The Lip Can Sink A Ship." Bing and Trudy remember 1932. Cass and Bing go on a scrap paper drive. Cass sings, "He Kissed Me Till The All-Clear Came." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids and Lee, Trudy Erwin, Ukie Sherrin, Cass Daley, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Charioteers. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

82479. The Kraft Music Hall. January 6, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Shoo, Shoo Baby." Bing and Nan travel back to 1930 in song. Guest William Frawley reads the future. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids and Lee, Ukie Sherrin, The Charioteers, William Frawley, Nan Wynn. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18159. The Kraft Music Hall. January 13, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "San Fernando Valley." The cast goes for a hike in the woods. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #1746. Bing Crosby, Trudy Erwin, George Murphy, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Jane Frazee, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids and Lee, Ukie Sherrin, The Charioteers. 29:32. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

1746. The Kraft Music Hall. January 13, 1944. Program #58. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "San Fernando Valley." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #18159 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. The cast goes for a hike in the woods. Bing Crosby, Trudy Erwin, George Murphy, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, The Music Maids and Lee, Jane Frazee, Ukie Sherrin, The Charioteers. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83889. The Kraft Music Hall. January 20, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "What Do You Do In The Infantry?" Bing and Trudy visit 1930 in song. Bing and Ukie go to work on Dale's ranch. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #5302. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Trudy Erwin, Ukie Sherrin, Dale Evans, The Music Maids, The Charioteers. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

5302. The Kraft Music Hall. January 20, 1944. Program #59. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "What Do You Do In The Infantry?" AFRS program name: "Bing Crosby Music Hall." Bing and Trudy visit 1930 in song. Bing and Ukie go to work on Dale's ranch. See cat. #83889 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Trudy Erwin, Ukie Sherrin, Dale Evans, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids, The Charioteers. 28:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21835. The Kraft Music Hall. February 3, 1944. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "San Fernando Valley." Eighteen-year-old guest Donald O'Connor has a heart-to-heart talk with Papa Bing and then is off to join the army. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, Marilyn Maxwell, Donald O'Connor. 27:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

1748. The Kraft Music Hall. February 10, 1944. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Shoo Shoo Baby." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Bing Crosby, The Charioteers, The Music Maids, Marilyn Maxwell, Ukie Sherrin, Mischa Auer, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76476. The Kraft Music Hall. February 17, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Iowa." The Charioteers do a great, "Leanin' On The Lord." Bing and Marilyn back in 1918. Cass does an enjoyable novelty called, "Corns For My Country." Bing Crosby, The Charioteers, Cass Daley, Marilyn Maxwell, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids and Lee, Ukie Sherrin. 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1749. The Kraft Music Hall. February 17, 1944. Program #63. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Iowa." The Charioteers do a great, "Leanin' On The Lord." Bing and Marilyn back in 1918. Cass does an enjoyable novelty called, "Corns For My Country." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #76476 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, The Charioteers, Cass Daley, Marilyn Maxwell, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids and Lee, Ukie Sherrin. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

40021. The Kraft Music Hall. February 24, 1944. Program #64. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "San Fernando Valley." A look back at 1933. AFRS program name: "Bing Crosby." See cat. #5323 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Phil gives Bing lessons in diction. Bing Crosby, The Music Maids and Lee, Ukie Sherrin, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Phil Silvers, Marilyn Maxwell, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Charioteers. 30:13. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

5323. The Kraft Music Hall. February 24, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "San Fernando Valley." A look back at 1933. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #40021. Phil gives Bing lessons in diction. Bing Crosby, The Music Maids and Lee, Ukie Sherrin, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Phil Silvers (guest), Marilyn Maxwell, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Charioteers. 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76498. The Kraft Music Hall. March 2, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "There'll Be A Hot Time In The Town Of Berlin." Bing and guest Lucille Ball sell brushes door-to-door. Bing and Marilyn back in 1933. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #1750. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ukie Sherrin, The Charioteers, Lucille Ball, Ken Carpenter, The Music Maids and Lee, Marilyn Maxwell. 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1750. The Kraft Music Hall. March 2, 1944. Program #65. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #76498 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Bing and Lucille sell brushes door-to-door. Bing and Marilyn back in 1933. Bing Crosby, Ukie Sherrin, The Charioteers, Lucille Ball, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids and Lee, Marilyn Maxwell. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65129. The Kraft Music Hall. March 9, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "The Bombadier's Song." Bing and Marilyn Maxwell return in song to 1938. Guest George Murphy joins Bing in a skit about boxing. Bing Crosby, Marilyn Maxwell, George Murphy, The Music Maids, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21836. The Kraft Music Hall. March 30, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "There'll Be A Hot Time In The Town Of Berlin." Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1912. Bing and guest George Murphy appear as two corny, singing waiters. Bing mentions that he's back after two weeks, replaced by brother Bob Crosby. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, Marilyn Maxwell, George Murphy. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21837. The Kraft Music Hall. April 6, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "It's Love, Love, Love." Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1933. The Charioteers do a fine, "Star Dust." Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, Marilyn Maxwell, The Kraft Choral Club, Lou Jacobson (choral director). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21838. The Kraft Music Hall. April 13, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Swinging On A Star." A good routine with Bing and guest Bob Hope. Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1924. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids and Men, Ukie Sherrin, Marilyn Maxwell, Bob Hope, The Charioteers. 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21839. The Kraft Music Hall. April 20, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "San Fernando Valley." A network version of cat. #1751. Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1932. Bing and guest David Shelly (President of Capitol Records) go into the music publishing business (he's quite talented). Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, Marilyn Maxwell, David Shelly. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1751. The Kraft Music Hall. April 20, 1944. Program #72. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is "San Fernando Valley." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #21839 for a network version of this broadcast. Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1932. Bing Crosby, Ukie Sherrin, The Charioteers, Marilyn Maxwell, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, David Shelly. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21840. The Kraft Music Hall. April 27, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Swinging On A Star." Bing and guest Sonny Tufts sell refrigerators door-to-door, Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1851. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, Marilyn Maxwell, Sonny Tufts. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21841. The Kraft Music Hall. May 4, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "It's Love, Love, Love." Bing and guest Gene Kelly are back in vaudeville! Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1877. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, Marilyn Maxwell, Gene Kelly. 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21842. The Kraft Music Hall. May 11, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Great Day." Guest Keenan Wynn describes how he entertained the troops on the China-Burma-India front. Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1942. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, Ukie Sherrin, The Charioteers, Marilyn Maxwell, Keenan Wynn. 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21843. The Kraft Music Hall. May 18, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "It's Love, Love, Love." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #12866. A brief visit to the Paramount studios. Bing Crosby, Edward Marr, Jack Carson, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Marilyn Maxwell, The Charioteers, The Music Maids, Ukie Sherrin. 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

12866. The Kraft Music Hall. May 18, 1944. Program #76. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is "It's Love, Love, Love." The program features a brief visit by radio to the Paramount studios. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #21843 for a network version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, Edward Marr, Jack Carson, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Marilyn Maxwell, The Charioteers, The Music Maids, Ukie Sherrin. 30:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21844. The Kraft Music Hall. May 25, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Bless 'Em All." Guest Richard Haydn takes a tour bus through Hollywood. Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1929. Ukie cracks up on the air and has trouble continuing. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, Marilyn Maxwell, Richard Haydn. 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

82491. The Kraft Music Hall. June 1, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "San Fernando Valley." Ukie blows a line and Crosby recovers nicely. Katina reads fortunes on the pier at Santa Monica. Bing and Marilyn sing tunes from 1930. Marilyn imitates Helen Kane as "Betty Boop." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Music Maids and Men, Ukie Sherrin, The Charioteers, Katina Paxinou, Marilyn Maxwell. 29:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21845. The Kraft Music Hall. June 8, 1944. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Swinging On A Star." Guest Cecil B. DeMille gives Bing pointers about making movies. Bing and Marilyn back in 1936. Bing and the cast do, "Old Glory," a big patriotic production number cut off the air for D-Day invasion news. This is a network version of cat. #12867. Bing Crosby, Cecil B. DeMille, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Marilyn Maxwell, Ukie Sherrin. 23:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

12867. The Kraft Music Hall. June 8, 1944. Program #79. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is "Swinging On A Star." Guest Cecil B. DeMille gives Bing pointers about making movies. Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1936. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #21845 for a network version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, Cecil B. DeMille, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Marilyn Maxwell, Ukie Sherrin. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21834. The Kraft Music Hall. June 15, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Bless 'Em All." Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1928. Bing and guest Bob Hope: hammer and tongs! Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Music Maids, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, Marilyn Maxwell, Bob Hope. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21846. The Kraft Music Hall. June 22, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "There'll Be A Hot Time In The Town Of Berlin." The Charioteers do a spectacular, "Star Dust." The cast does a baseball skit. The songs of 1914 are featured. The final commercial and a public service announcement by Bing are switched on the air. Bing Crosby, Marilyn Maxwell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, George Murphy (guest), Ukie Sherrin, The Music Maids and Men, The Charioteers. 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21847. The Kraft Music Hall. June 29, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Foods. The first tune is, "Swinging On A Star." Guest Roy Rogers' horse has a chat with Bing's horse. Roy yodels and calls a square dance (not bad!). Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1924. Bing Crosby, Marilyn Maxwell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Roy Rogers, The Charioteers, The Music Maids, Ukie Sherrin. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21848. The Kraft Music Hall. July 6, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Snoqualmie Jo Jo." This is a network version of cat. #1752. Guests Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey make their first appearance together since their re-union. Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1928. Bing Crosby, Marilyn Maxwell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, The Music Maids and Men. 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1752. The Kraft Music Hall. July 6, 1944. Program #83. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is "Snoqualmie Jo Jo." Guests Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey make their first appearance together since their re-union. See cat. #21848 for a network version of this broadcast. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1928. Bing Crosby, Ukie Sherrin, The Charioteers, The Music Maids, Marilyn Maxwell, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21849. The Kraft Music Hall. July 13, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Bless 'Em All." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #18127. Bing and guest Keenan Wynn appear as moving men. Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1910. Bing Crosby, Marilyn Maxwell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Keenan Wynn, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, The Music Maids and Men. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18127. The Kraft Music Hall. July 13, 1944. Program #84. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is "Bless 'Em All." Guest Keenan Wynn and Bing appear as moving-men. A look back in music at 1910. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #21849 for a network version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, Marilyn Maxwell, Ukie Sherrin, The Music Maids, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Keenan Wynn, The Charioteers. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21850. The Kraft Music Hall. July 20, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Snoqualmie Jo Jo." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #1753. Guest Sonny Tufts proposes to Bing's "daughter." Bing Crosby, Marilyn Maxwell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Sonny Tufts, The Charioteers, Ukie Sherrin, The Music Maids and Men. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1753. The Kraft Music Hall. July 20, 1944. Program #85. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Snoqualmie Jo Jo." Guest Sonny Tufts proposes to Bing's "daughter." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #21850 for a network version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, Ukie Sherrin, The Charioteers, Sonny Tufts, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Marilyn Maxwell. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21851. The Kraft Music Hall. July 27, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Swinin' On A Star." Bing and guest Sonny Tufts appear as WAVE recruiters. Bing and Marilyn go back in song to 1928. The last show of the season. Bing Crosby, Marilyn Maxwell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Sonny Tufts, The Charioteers, The Music Maids and Men, Ukie Sherrin. 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18134. The Kraft Music Hall. August 10, 1944. Program #88. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A visit to a carnival side show. Program name: "Music Hall." Edward Marr, Ginny Simms, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Marilyn Maxwell, Sonny Tufts, The Charioteers. 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

101557. The Kraft Music Hall. August 30, 1944. Program #91. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "The Trolley Song." The Sons Of The Pioneers sing, "Cool Water." Sonny Tufts, Marilyn Maxwell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Sons Of The Pioneers, The Music Maids and Man, Oscar Levant, Barbara Jo Allen, Ukie Sherrin, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

5373. The Kraft Music Hall. September 7, 1944. Program #92. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "By The Beautiful Sea." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." George Murphy, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Marilyn Maxwell, Sonny Tufts, The Sons Of The Pioneers. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

96520. The Kraft Music Hall. September 14, 1944. Program #93. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "It Had To Be You." A funny satire of soap operas: "The Cross Family," or "Are Parents Children?" Lum and Abner chat about the wonders of the post-war world. George Murphy (m. c.), Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Marilyn Maxwell, Ukie Sherrin, Chester Lauck, Norris Goff, The King's Men. 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21852. The Kraft Music Hall. October 12, 1944. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first show of the season. The first tune is, "Swinging On A Star." Bing is heard from New York, where he has just returned from entertaining troops overseas. The rest of the cast broadcasts from Los Angeles. Bob Hope is a surprise guest. Spike Jones and his band plays "Cocktails For Two," Bing sings "White Christmas," a good Bing and Bob routine. Bing Crosby, Marilyn Maxwell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, George Murphy, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, Bob Hope, The Music Maids. 27:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

723. The Kraft Music Hall. October 19, 1944. Program #98. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. AFRS program name, "The Music Hall." George Murphy, Marilyn Maxwell, Alan Reed, The Sons Of The Pioneers, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21853. The Kraft Music Hall. November 9, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?" The first show of the new "improved" more music format. Bing does a medley from, "Going My Way." Ethel Smith plays the definite version of, "Tico Tico." Bing Crosby, Marilyn Maxwell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Ethel Smith (organist), The Charioteers, Eugenie Baird (her first appearance on the program), Charles Henderson (choir director). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21854. The Kraft Music Hall. November 16, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Accentuate The Positive." Network, sponsored, quality upgrade version of cat. #10091. Guest Frank Sinatra appears from Buffalo, New York with Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra. Bing does a medley from "Pennies From Heaven." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Frank Sinatra, Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra, The Charioteers, Eugenie Baird. 30:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10091. The Kraft Music Hall. November 16, 1944. Program #102. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Accentuate The Positive." AFRS program name: "The Music Hall." See cat. #21854 for a network, sponsored, quality upgrade version of this broadcast. Guest Frank Sinatra appears from Buffalo, New York with Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra. Bing does a medley from, "Pennies From Heaven." Bing Crosby, The Charioteers, Frank Sinatra, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra, Eugenie Baird. 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

77625. The Kraft Music Hall. November 23, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Dance With The Dolly." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #5303. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Rise Stevens, Eugenie Baird, Ken Carpenter, The Charioteers, Charles Henderson (choir director), The Kraft Choir. 29:19. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

5303. The Kraft Music Hall. November 23, 1944. Program #103. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Dance With The Dolly." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #77625 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Rise Stevens, Eugenie Baird, Ken Carpenter, The Charioteers. 29:51. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21855. The Kraft Music Hall. November 30, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby." Eugenie Baird is introduced as the new girl singer. Spike Jones and His Orchestra play, "Glow-Worm." Bing sings a medley from, "Here Is My Heart." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, The Charioteers, Red Ingle (vocal), Eileen Carlisle (vocal). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21856. The Kraft Music Hall. December 7, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "There'll Be A Hot Time In The Town Of Berlin." Guest Diana Lynn plays, "The Warsaw Concerto." Bing sings a medley from, "Waikiki Wedding." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Diana Lynn, The Charioteers, Charles Henderson (choir director). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21857. The Kraft Music Hall. December 14, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, "Don't Fence Me In." Jerry does his famous, "Can't You Hear Me Calling, Caroline?" Bing sings a medley from, "Holiday Inn." Charles Henderson and The Kraft Choir and announced at the beginning of the show, but are not heard. At the conclusion of the broadcast, Ken Carpenter announces that they will appear next week (they did). Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Jerry Colonna, The Charioteers, Eugenie Baird, The Music Maids and Lee. 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21858. The Kraft Music Hall. December 21, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. A Christmas show. The first tune is, "Adeste Fideles" (for the ninth consecutive year). The Chariotters sing a nice, "A Slip Of The Lip Can Sink A Ship." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, The Kraft Choral Club (from Chicago), The Charioteers, Charles Henderson (choral director). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21859. The Kraft Music Hall. December 28, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Accentuate The Positive." Bing sings a medley from, "Rhythm On The Range." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Beatrice Kay, The Les Paul Trio, The Charioteers, Charles Henderson (choir director). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21860. The Kraft Music Hall. January 4, 1945. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Don't Fence Me In." Bing sings a medley from, "Birth Of The Blues." Bing and Eugenie sing the tunes of 1926 and 1941. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Eugenie Baird, Johnny Mercer, The Charioteers. 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21861. The Kraft Music Hall. January 11, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Dance With A Dolly." Bing asks Spike how he formed his band. Spike presents to Bing a plaque from Box Office Magazine as, "Most Popular Male Screen Star." Bing presents an award to Spike Jones from Downbeat Magazine, as "King Of Corn." The City Slickers play, "Cocktails For Two." Bing sings a medley from "College Humor" and other tunes from 1933. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, The Charioteers, Carl Grayson (vocal). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21862. The Kraft Music Hall. January 18, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Accentuate The Positive." The Charioteers do a fine "Runnin' Wild," Duke Ellington plays, "Frankie and Johnny." Bing does a medley from, "Mississippi." This is a network version of cat. #10092. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Duke Ellington, The Charioteers. 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10092. The Kraft Music Hall. January 18, 1945. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Accentuate The Positive." Bing sings a medley of "Mississippi" songs. AFRS program name: "The Music Hall." See cat. #21862 for a network version of this broadcast. The Charioteers does a fine "Runnin' Wild," Duke Ellington plays, "Frankie and Johnny." Bing Crosby, Eugenie Baird, Duke Ellington, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, The Charioteers. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21863. The Kraft Music Hall. January 25, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Don't Fence Me In." The Andrews Sisters do a nice, "One Meatball." Bing sings a medley from, "Rhythm On The River." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, The Andrews Sisters, The Charioteers. 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21864. The Kraft Music Hall. February 1, 1945. NBC net. Commercials deleted. 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, "Evelina." Bing and Ken Carpenter sing a duet to, "Swinging On A Star." It has special lyrics with a, "Stay In School" theme and is quite good. Bing does a medley from, "Here Come The Waves." Eugenie Baird mis-sings the lyrics to, "I Didn't Know About You" and keeps on going. You'd never know unless you were listening carefully. See cat. #105743 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast, but it is not complete. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, The Charioteers. 26:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

105745. The Kraft Music Hall. February 1, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, "Evelina." The first 15:10 only. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #21864, but not as complete. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, The Charioteers. 15:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

21865. The Kraft Music Hall. February 8, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Saturday Night Is The Loneliest Night Of The Week." Guest Fred Lowery whistles, "Holiday For Strings." Bing sings a medley from the 1933 film, "Going Hollywood." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Fred Lowery, Vivienne Della Chiesa, The Charioteers. 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21866. The Kraft Music Hall. February 15, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, "Dance With The Dolly." Bing sings a medley from, "She Loves Me Not." Ella Logan describes her adventures entertaining the troops. Bing recalls the tunes of 1934. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Eugenie Baird, Wendell Niles (announcer), Eddie Heywood, Ella Logan, The Charioteers. 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21867. The Kraft Music Hall. February 22, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Accentuate The Positive." Bing sings a medley from, "The Big Broadcast Of 1932," including a nice,"Hear Lies Love." Bing sings, "Please," as only he could. Marian Anderson sings, "Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Marian Anderson, The Charioteers. 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21868. The Kraft Music Hall. March 1, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, "Evelina." Bing sings tunes from 1940. Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Sondra Barkova (an eleven year old violinist), The Charioteers. 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21869. The Kraft Music Hall. March 8, 1945. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Accentuate The Positive." Guests are Solito DiSolis (classical pianist), and Joe Venuti, who burns up the fiddle with, "Lady Be Good." Bing sings a 1934 medley from, "Anything Goes." Bing Crosby, Eugenie Baird, Joe Venuti, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Solito DiSolis, The Charioteers. 27:58. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

21870. The Kraft Music Hall. March 15, 1945. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "MacNamara's Band." Guest Artie Shaw plays two hot numbers. Bing sings a medley from "Double Or Nothing." This is a network version of cat. #18132. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Artie Shaw and The Gramercy Five, The Charioteers. 27:04. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

18132. The Kraft Music Hall. March 15, 1945. Program #119. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "MacNamara's Band." Bing sings a medley from "Double Or Nothing." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Guest Artie Shaw plays two hot numbers. See cat. #21870 for a network version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, The Charioteers, Eugenie Baird, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Artie Shaw and The Gramercy Five. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21871. The Kraft Music Hall. March 22, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Saturday Night Is The Loneliest Night Of The Week." Bing sings a medley from, "The Road To Singapore." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Frankie Carle, The Charioteers. 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21872. The Kraft Music Hall. March 29, 1945. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The program starts with Bing not realizing that he's on the air. The first tune is, "The Fifth Marine Hymn." A musical salute to the Fifth Marines. This is a network, version of cat. #12868. Bing sings a medley from, "Star Spangled Rhythm." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, The Kraft Choral Club, The Charioteers (do an excellent arrangement of, "The Old Music Master"). 26:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

12868. The Kraft Music Hall. March 29, 1945. Program #121. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is "The Fifth Marine Hymn." A musical salute to the Fifth Marines. Bing sings a medley from "Star Spangled Rhythm." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #21872 for a network, quality upgrade version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, The Charioteers, The Kraft Choral Club. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21873. The Kraft Music Hall. April 5, 1945. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "A Little On The Lonely Side." This is a network, quality upgrade version of cat. #1754. Guest Nat King Cole sings, "Paper Moon." Bing does a medley from, "The Road To Zanzibar," including a duet with Ken Carpenter! Bing Crosby, Marilyn Maxwell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, The Nat King Cole Trio, Florence Alba (radio debut). 29:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

1754. The Kraft Music Hall. April 5, 1945. Program #122. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is " A Little On The Lonely Side." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #21873 for a network, quality upgrade version of this broadcast. Guest Nat King Cole sings, "Paper Moon." Bing sings a medley from, "The Road To Zanzibar." Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, The Charioteers, The Nat King Cole Trio, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Florence Alba, Eugenie Baird, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer). 28:42. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21874. The Kraft Music Hall. April 19, 1945. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The program of April 12, 1945 was cancelled due to the death of President Roosevelt. The first tune is, "My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time." Guest Yehudi Menuhin plays selections by Brahms and Sarasate. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Yehudi Menuhin, The Charioteers. 27:26. Audio condition: Very good. Otherwise complete.

104628. The Kraft Music Hall. April 26, 1945. Program #125. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Candy." This is a more complete, AFRS version of cat. #21875. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Florence Alba, The Charioteers, Carmen Cavallaro. 29:06. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21875. The Kraft Music Hall. April 26, 1945. NBC net. Florence Alba sings, "Thine Alone." See cat #104628 for a more complete AFRS rebroadcast. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Florence Alba, The Charioteers. 15:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

21876. The Kraft Music Hall. May 3, 1945. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Sentimental Journey." This is a network, quality upgrade version of cat. #18133. Bing sings a medley from "We're Not Dressing." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, The Nat King Cole Trio, The Charioteers. 25:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

18133. The Kraft Music Hall. May 3, 1945. Program #126. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is "Sentimental Journey." Bing sings a medley from "We're Not Dressing." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #21876 for a network, quality upgrade version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, The Nat King Cole Trio, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Eugenie Baird. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21877. The Kraft Music Hall. May 10, 1945. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time." Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Cass Daley, The Charioteers. 27:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

21878. The Kraft Music Hall. May 17, 1945. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Candy." Bing sings a medley from "The Fleet's In." After this broadcast, Bing Crosby left on a vacation until the program of June 28, 1945. After that one program (see cat. #21879), Bing left the program again until the program of February 7, 1946! Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Eddie Heywood (jazz pianist), Florence Alba (opera singer), The Charioteers. 26:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

97629. The Kraft Music Hall. May 24, 1945. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. 9:00 P.M. Ken Carpenter starts the program with a strange poem. Bing is still away from the show. The first tune is the march from, "Peter and The Wolf." Ken Carpenter, Bob Burns, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

66684. The Kraft Music Hall. May 31, 1945. Program #130. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is "Love." Frank recalls his days as a London barrister ("A Barrister Of Wimpole Street!"). Frank Morgan, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Eugenie Baird, The Charioteers, Rise Stevens, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer). 30:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

97391. The Kraft Music Hall. June 7, 1945. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. 9:00 P. M. The first tune is, "June Is Bustin' Out All Over." The Charioteers do a great, "Stormy Weather." Bravo! "Philo Morgan" tries to solve the case of the missing Bing Crosby. The first 21:12 of the program only. Frank Morgan, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Charioteers, Eugenie Baird, Alfred Drake. 21:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97370. The Kraft Music Hall. June 21, 1945. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. Frank Morgan stars; Bing would be on vacation until February 7, 1946! The first tune is, "Love." Frank describes his career as a financier. The Nat King Cole Trio plays, "Embraceable You." Frank Morgan, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Charioteers, The Nat King Cole Trio. 22:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

21879. The Kraft Music Hall. June 28, 1945. Program #134. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "The Atcheson, Topeka, and The Santa Fe." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." The last Kraft Music Hall broadcast with Bing Crosby until February 7, 1946. Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter, Eugenie Baird, Florence Alba, Carmen Cavallaro, The Charioteers. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42132. The Kraft Music Hall. July 5, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Mustards. Perry sings, "If I Loved You." Edward Everett Horton sings, "The Egg Song." Hildegarde sings, "Dream." Edward Everett Horton, Les Tremayne (announcer), Hildegarde, Perry Como, Raymond Paige and His Orchestra. 31:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42133. The Kraft Music Hall. July 12, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Mustards. Connee Boswell's first song is, "There, I've Said It Again." Josh White sings, "The House I Live In," Josh White Jr. joins him for, "One Meat Ball." Connie Boswell, Edward Everett Horton, Josh White, Josh White Jr., Les Tremayne (narrator), Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, The Paulette Sisters. 29:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42134. The Kraft Music Hall. July 19, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip. Jo Stafford sings, "The Sunny Side Of The Street." Pearl Bailey sings, "Tired." Elton Britt (billed as "The World's Highest Yodeller") holds one note for 33 seconds! The entire cast does a funny Western skit. Network, sponsored version of cat. #12869. Edward Everett Horton (host), Les Tremayne (announcer), Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, Jo Stafford, Pearl Bailey, Elton Britt. 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

12869. The Kraft Music Hall. July 19, 1945. Program #137. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #42134 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Jo Stafford sings, "The Sunny Side Of The Street." Pearl Bailey sings, "Tired." Elton Britt (billed as "The World's Highest Yodeller"), holds one note for 33 seconds! The entire cast does a funny western skit. Edward Everett Horton, Elton Britt, Jo Stafford, Les Tremayne (narrator), Pearl Bailey (guest), Raymond Paige and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42135. The Kraft Music Hall. July 26, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Mustards. Les Tremayne and Edward Everett Horton do a Dick Tracy drama. Georgia Gibbs sings, "I'm Gonna Love That Guy." Igor Gorin sings, "Dark Eyes." Mitzi Green sings, "It's Love, Love, Love" and does imitations. Network, sponsored version of cat. #2880. Edward Everett Horton (host), Les Tremayne (announcer), Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, Georgia Gibbs, Igor Gorin, Mitzi Green. 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21880. The Kraft Music Hall. July 26, 1945. Program #138. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Les Tremayne and Edward Everett Horton do a Dick Tracy drama. Georgia Gibbs sings, "I'm Gonna Love That Guy." Igor Gorin sings, "Dark Eyes." Mitzi Green sings, "It's Love, Love, Love" and does imitations. See cat. #42135 for a network, sponsored version. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Edward Everett Horton (host), Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, Georgia Gibbs, Igor Gorin, Mitzi Green, Les Tremayne (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42136. The Kraft Music Hall. August 2, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Mustards. Dick Haymes sings, "The More I See You." Helen Forrest sings, "Good, Good, Good." Edward Everett Horton (host), Les Tremayne (announcer), Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, Dick Haymes, Helen Forrest. 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42137. The Kraft Music Hall. August 9, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip. The program's opening jokes are about the new atomic bomb! Mildred Bailey sings, "Just Sittin' and Rockin'." Melina Miller sings, "A Kiss Goodnight." The Phil Moore Four (which is a quintet!) sings, "I'm Going To See My Baby." Edward Everett Horton, Les Tremayne (narrator), Milena Miller, Mildred Bailey, Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, The Phil Moore Four. 29:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42412. The Kraft Music Hall. August 16, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip. The first tune is, "The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe," sung by Connie Boswell. Luray Martin whistles, "Tico, Tico," and "Begin The Beguine." Phil Brito introduces, "It's Been A Long Long Time" on network radio. The program is announced as the first peacetime show of the season. Edward Everett Horton, Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, Connie Boswell, Phil Brito, Luray Martin, Les Tremayne (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42413. The Kraft Music Hall. August 23, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Velveeta, Kraft Mustards. Johnny Johnston's first tune, "Waitin' For The Train To Come In." Ginger Dulo sings the comedy song, "Put On The Gown Again Blues." Kay Armen sings, "Gotta Be This Or That." Edward Everett Horton, Les Tremayne (announcer), Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, Johnny Johnston, Ginger Dulo, Kay Armen. 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42686. The Kraft Music Hall. August 30, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Velveeta, Kraft Mustards. The first tune is, "I'm Gonna Love That Guy Like He's Never Been Loved Before." The show features a comedy routine about the coming of television. The Four Knights do a great rhythm version of, "When The Moon Goes Down In The Valley Of Time." Edward Everett Horton (host), Les Tremayne (announcer), Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, Jo Stafford, Curt Massey, The Four Knights. 29:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42687. The Kraft Music Hall. September 6, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Velveeta, Kraft Mustards. For the first tune, The Andrews Sisters sing, "On The Atchison, Topeka, and The Santa Fe." Les Tremayne trips over two names during the opening of the show. In a post V. J. Day chat with Sergeant Johnny Desmond, Edward Everett Horton mentions Major Glenn Miller as "still missing." Edward Everett Horton, Les Tremayne and Raymond Page give the Andrews Sisters competition as, "The Horton Brothers." The system cue has been deleted. Edward Everett Horton (host), Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, Les Tremayne, The Andrews Sisters, Johnny Desmond, Joseph Englehardt (violinist). 29:08. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

42138. The Kraft Music Hall. September 13, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Velveeta, Kraft Mustards. Evelyn Knight sings, "The Lass With The Delicate Air." Igor Gorin sings, "Night and Day." Paula Kelly and The Modernaires sing, "Get Along." Edward Everett Horton, Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, Les Tremayne (announcer), Igor Gorin, Evelyn Knight, Paula Kelly, The Modernaires. 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42139. The Kraft Music Hall. September 20, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese. Jo Stafford sings, "Gee, It's Good To Hold You." The King Cole Trio sings, "Too Shy." Buddy Moreno sings, "It Had To Be You." Buddy Moreno, Edward Everett Horton, Jo Stafford, Les Tremayne (narrator), Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, The Nat King Cole Trio. 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42415. The Kraft Music Hall. September 27, 1945. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Velveeta, Kraft Mustards. Woody Herman sings, "A Kiss Goodnight." Hildegarde sings, "How Deep Is The Ocean?" Edward Everett Horton tries to get a date with Hildegarde, but so does Woody Herman. The last show of the summer replacement series, Frank Morgan returns next week. Edward Everett Horton, Les Tremayne (announcer), Raymond Paige and His Orchestra, Hildegarde, Woody Herman, Catalino and His Rhumbas. 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

75785. The Kraft Music Hall. October 4, 1945. NBC net, AFRS rebroadcast. The first show of the season. Frank's new movie is, "Yolanda and The Thief." The first tune is, "Stars in Your Eyes." Frank brags about his piano concert career and challenges Carmen Cavallaro to a duet. Don't miss The Charioteer's version of, "Stormy Weather." Frank Morgan, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lina Romay, The Charioteers, Edward Marr, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Carmen Cavallaro, The Charioteers. 30:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

102058. The Kraft Music Hall. October 18, 1945. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft Velveeta, Simonize (local). 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, Chiu, Chiu." The first 15:37 only. Frank Morgan, Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Lina Romay, The Charioteers, Carmen Cavallaro. 15:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

39235. The Kraft Music Hall. October 25, 1945. Program #151. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Frank Morgan tells about his famous relatives down through history. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Frank Morgan, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Charioteers, Lina Romay, Carmen Cavallaro. 30:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

96516. The Kraft Music Hall. November 22, 1945. Program #155. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Linay Romay starts the program with, "Tampico." Carmen Cavallaro plays a rococo, "Begin The Beguine." Frank tells about Pennsylvania Morgan (one of the Pittsburgh Pirates). The Charioteers do a nice, "Running Wild" (and sound just like the Mills Brothers). Frank Morgan (host), Ken Carpenter, Lina Romay, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Barbara Jo Allen, The Charioteers, Carmen Cavallaro, Sid Stone (?), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer). 29:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

75786. The Kraft Music Hall. December 6, 1945. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "The Wild, Wild West." Frank recalls his "days with the circus." Frank Morgan, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lina Romay, Edward Marr, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Larry Storch, Barbara Jo Allen (as "Vera Vague"), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer). 30:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

97731. The Kraft Music Hall. February 7, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Aren't You Glad You're You." Bing misses the first music cue and has to start the tune over. This is Bing's first appearance on the program since June 28, 1945. His 8 month absence was referred to as a vacation. The cast does a brief parody of, "One Man's Family." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #50764. After the program, station I.D. and a local spot for Sterling Gasoline, "Sealtest Village Store" begins, starring Jack Haley. Bing Crosby, Eddy Duchin, Frank Morgan, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Perry Botkin (composer, performer), The Charioteers. 30:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

50764. The Kraft Music Hall. February 7, 1946. Program #166. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Aren't You Glad You're You." Bing misses the first music cue and has to start the tune over. Bing returns to the show, apparently his "vacation" (which began June 28, 1945). The cast does a brief parody of, "One Man's Family." See cat. #97731 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Bing Crosby, Eddy Duchin, Frank Morgan, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Perry Botkin (composer, performer), The Charioteers. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

97401. The Kraft Music Hall. February 14, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, "Let It Snow." Frank Morgan brags about his days as a prize fighter. The Charioteers do an excellent, "Didn't Old Pharoah Get Lost." The program opening is upcut, the first 14:58 of the program only. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #21881. Bing Crosby, Eddy Duchin, Frank Morgan, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Les Paul, The Charioteers. 14:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

21881. The Kraft Music Hall. February 14, 1946. NBC net. Commercials deleted. 9:00 P. M. The first tune is, "Let It Snow." Frank Morgan brags about his days as a prize fighter. The Charioteers do an excellent, "Didn't Old Pharoah Get Lost." See cat. #97401 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, Eddy Duchin, Frank Morgan, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Les Paul, The Charioteers. 26:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

21882. The Kraft Music Hall. February 21, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese spreads, Krfat mustards. 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief." Frank Morgan describes his experiences as a trial lawyer. Eddie Duchin wonders what song does Marie McDonald eating a piece of fish remind you of? Bing Crosby, Eddy Duchin, Frank Morgan, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Charioteers. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21883. The Kraft Music Hall. February 28, 1946. NBC net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Let It Snow." This is a network version of cat. #12913. The program features a scene from "The Road To Utopia." Bing Crosby, Eddy Duchin, Jerry Colonna, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Martha Tilton, The Charioteers. 26:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

12913. The Kraft Music Hall. February 28, 1946. Program #169. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Let It Snow." The program features a scene from, "The Road to Utopia." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #21883 for a network version of this broadcast. Bing Crosby, Eddy Duchin, Jerry Colonna, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Martha Tilton, The Charioteers. 29:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105757. The Kraft Music Hall. March 14, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese Spread, Bulova (local). 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, "Aren't You Glad You're You." Former president Herbert Hoover, speaking from New York City, gives a talk about, "World Famine." There are severe food shortages throughout Europe and Asia. After Mr. Hoover speaks, there is organ fill to time. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Charioteers, Eddy Duchin, Herbert Hoover. 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

97540. The Kraft Music Hall. March 21, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "One More Dream." Tully Richards does a funny comedy monologue. The Slim Galliard Trio perform their hit, "Cement Mixer" (possibly better than the recorded version). Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Eddy Duchin, The Charioteers, The Slim Galliard Trio, Richard Tully. 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

97548. The Kraft Music Hall. March 28, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief." Frank Morgan describes his career in the hotel business. Bing Crosby, Frank Morgan, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Eddy Duchin, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Charioteers, Georgia Gibbs. . Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11552. The Kraft Music Hall. April 4, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Sioux City Sue." Frank Morgan describes his experiences as a baseball player. Bing Crosby, Eddy Duchin, Frank Morgan, Georgia Gibbs, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Charioteers. 29:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83890. The Kraft Music Hall. April 11, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Shoo Fly Pie." Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Charioteers, Eddy Duchin, The Les Paul Trio, Marilyn Maxwell. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

83891. The Kraft Music Hall. April 18, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Sioux City Sue." The Kraft Choral Club sings two Easter hymns from Chicago. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Eddy Duchin, Trudy Erwin, The Kraft Choral Club, The Charioteers. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68842. The Kraft Music Hall. May 2, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Shoo Fly Pie." Bob pays Bing an unexpected visit on Bing's birthday. Bing also sings, "All Through The Night." Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Eddy Duchin, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Peggy Lee, The Charioteers, Joe Frisco, Perry Botkin (guitar). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

106754. The Kraft Music Hall. May 9, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft, Sterling Motor Oil (local). The last show of the season, the last show of the series starring Bing Crosby, the last regularly scheduled show by Bing Crosby ever on NBC. The first tune is, "Paper Moon." 23:53 to network cue. After station I.D., Postmaster General Robert Hannigan explains to listeners that because of the coal shortage (due to a strike) some rail transportation has been curtailed. Therefore, some parcel post shipments will not be accepted from Washington, D.C. The start of, "The Sealtest Village Store" is heard. 29:55 total. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter, Perry Botkin, Eddy Duchin, Dorothy Claire, Spike Jones and The City Slickers, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Robert Hannigan. 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

5374. The Kraft Music Hall. June 6, 1946. Program #183. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "April In Paris." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." It's mentioned during the program that Nat King Cole his 29 years old (he was actually 27). Eddy Duchin, Jim Ameche (m.c.), Joe Besser, Milena Miller, Russ Case and His Orchestra, The Nat King Cole Trio. 29:11. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

53174. The Kraft Music Hall. July 18, 1946. Program #189. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is "You Are The Breath Of Spring." Edward Everett Horton recalls his grandfather; a rough, tough hombre of the old west. AFRS program name: "The Music Hall." Eddy Duchin, Edward Everett Horton, Jim Ameche, Milena Miller, Russ Case and His Orchestra, The Nat King Cole Trio. 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105209. The Kraft Music Hall. September 9, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune heard is, "After I'm Gone." Edward Everett Horton plays his, "Tone-ette." Eddy Duchin, Russ Case and His Orchestra, Edward Everett Horton (guest), Milena Miller (vocal), The Nat King Cole Trio. 13:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

53175. The Kraft Music Hall. October 10, 1946. Program #202. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is "Time On My Hands." Guest Monty Woolley attends "Horton's School For Santa Clauses." AFRS program name: "The Music Hall." Eddy Duchin, Edward Everett Horton, Milena Miller, Monty Woolley, Russ Case and His Orchestra, The Nat King Cole Trio. 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53176. The Kraft Music Hall. October 17, 1946. Program #203. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The date above is etched on the disc matrix, but the disc is also marked "dub," which indicates a re-recording or composite show. The first tune is "Penthouse Serenade." Edward Everett Horton recalls his grandfather; a rough, tough hombre of the old west. AFRS program name: "The Music Hall." Eddy Duchin, Edward Everett Horton, Jim Ameche, Milena Miller, Russ Case and His Orchestra, The Nat King Cole Trio. 29:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71494. The Kraft Music Hall. January 3, 1947. Program #221. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program begins with Eddie Duchin playing a piano medley, starting with, "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody." The cast does a skit about skiing. The Mills Brothers, Milena Miller, Eddy Duchin, Russ Case and His Orchestra, Jinx Falkenburg. 30:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

102128. The Kraft Music Hall. March 13, 1947. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Kraft. 9:00 P.M. Guest Charles Boyer appears as "Two-Gun-Boyer," the first French Cowboy. Don't miss him sing, "Home On The Range" in French! The Mills Brothers stop the show by singing, "'Til Then." Russ Case and His Orchestra, The Mills Brothers, Melina Miller (vocal), Ed Herlihy (announcer), Charles Boyer, Eddy Duchin, Eddie Foy Jr., Russ Case and His Orchestra, Eddy Duchin, Eddie Foy Jr., The Mills Brothers, Melina Miller (vocal), Ed Herlihy (announcer). 15:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

102162. The Kraft Music Hall. May 15, 1947. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. 9:00 P.M. The first tune heard is, "My Number One Dream Came True." The cast does an adventure of, "Superman." Eddy Duchin, Hank Ladd, Eddie Foy Jr., Russ Case and His Orchestra, The Mills Brothers, Milena Miller (vocal), Gertrude Lawrence (guest). 15:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

76917. The Kraft Music Hall. July 3, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Cheese Spreads. The first tune is, "Listen To The Band." Nelson Eddy, Nadine Conner, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Kraft Chorus, Leonard Pennario, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76918. The Kraft Music Hall. July 10, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Mayonnaise, Kraft Cheese Spreads. The first tune is, "Twelve Miles To Go." Nelson Eddy, Nadine Conner, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Leonard Pennario, The Kraft Chorus. 28:15. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76919. The Kraft Music Hall. July 17, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Mayonnaise. The first tune is, "It's A Good Day." Nelson Eddy, Nadine Conner, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, The Kraft Chorus, Leonard Pennario. 26:27. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

76920. The Kraft Music Hall. July 24, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Mayonnaise, Kraft Cheese Spreads. The first tune is, "Drums In My Heart." Nelson Eddy, Nadine Conner, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, The Kraft Chorus, Leonard Pennario. 28:28. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76921. The Kraft Music Hall. July 31, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Mayonnaise. The first tune is, "Rise and Shine." Nelson Eddy, Nadine Conner, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Leonard Pennario, The Kraft Chorus. 28:27. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

96363. The Kraft Music Hall. August 28, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first selection is, "The Rangers' Song" from Rio Rita. Nelson Eddy, Nadine Conner, Leonard Pennario (piano), Ken Carpenter (announcer), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59090. The Kraft Music Hall. September 25, 1947. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp." AFRS program name: "Nelson Eddy Music Hall." Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter, Nadine Conner, Leonard Pennario (pianist), Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

828. The Kraft Music Hall. October 2, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. 9:00 P.M. The first Kraft program starring Jolson. His first tune is, "Toot-Toot-Tootsie" (which his includes Jolson's bird-like whitstling). He sings, "Sonny Boy" with Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, which is very similar to the arrangement done by Eddie Cantor and The Andrews Sisters on, "The Eddie Cantor Show" on March 10, 1945 (see cat. #280). The system cue has been deleted. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Edgar Bergen, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Melinda Miller. 29:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

88617. The Kraft Music Hall. October 9, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Waiting For The Robert E. Lee." Al Jolson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Milena Miller (vocal), Lauritz Melchior (guest). 29:45. Audio condition: Fair to good. Complete.

60645. The Kraft Music Hall. October 16, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Velveeta, Kraft French Dressing. 9:00 P.M. The first tune is, "For Me and My Gal." Guest Bing Crosby sings, "The Whiffenpoof Song." Bing and Al sing a fine duet medley of Gershwin tunes. Al Jolson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Bing Crosby. 29:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21884. The Kraft Music Hall. October 23, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. Guest Groucho Marx is in fine form as an attorney. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Groucho Marx. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21885. The Kraft Music Hall. October 30, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, William Bendix. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

5375. The Kraft Music Hall. November 6, 1947. Program #261. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Humphrey Bogart sings "Mammy," preparing for a role in the sequel to the Jolson story. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Humphrey Bogart, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

45840. The Kraft Music Hall. November 13, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Kraft Salad Dressings. The first tune heard is, "A Fella Needs A Girl." Al, Oscar, and guest Victor Moore appear in a western drama. The final 15:33 of the program only. Al Jolson, Victor Moore, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 15:33. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

10121. The Kraft Music Hall. November 20, 1947. Program #263. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program features, "The Charles Boyer" story, with Al playing the father. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Charles Boyer, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21886. The Kraft Music Hall. November 27, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "California, Here I Come." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Dorothy Lamour (guest). 29:12. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

88610. The Kraft Music Hall. December 4, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. Al starts the program with, "There's A Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder." Guest Red Skelton appears as Clem Kadiddlehopper and "Junior, The Mean Widdle Kid." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Red Skelton. 29:19. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

88614. The Kraft Music Hall. December 11, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "When The Red-Red-Robin Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin' Along." Al does a funny dream sequence with "Yehudi." Arnold Stang appears as, "Gerard." Al Jolson, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Arnold Stang. 29:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10122. The Kraft Music Hall. December 18, 1947. Program #267. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Jimmy Durante and Al sing a duet. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Jimmy Durante, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:49. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

83887. The Kraft Music Hall. December 25, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Is It True What They Say About Dixie?" Guest Boris Karloff appears as Santa Claus. The show runs early, after Ken stretches awhile, the orchestra fills with theme. Al Jolson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Boris Karloff, Oscar Levant. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21887. The Kraft Music Hall. January 1, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Avalon." The cast does its version of a "Noel Coward" play. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Madeleine Carroll (guest). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

10123. The Kraft Music Hall. January 8, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. Al, Oscar, and guest William Powell portray mad scientists. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, William Powell, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10124. The Kraft Music Hall. January 15, 1948. Program #271. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Bing Crosby, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 30:36. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

40223. The Kraft Music Hall. January 22, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #2972. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lucille Ball, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

2972. The Kraft Music Hall. January 22, 1948. Program #272. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. AFRS program name: "The Music Hall." See cat. #40223 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lucille Ball, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10125. The Kraft Music Hall. January 29, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Alabamy Bound." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Walter O'Keefe, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49032. The Kraft Music Hall. February 5, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "I'm Just Wild About Harry." Guest Ed Gardner as "Archie" auditions Al and Oscar for "Duffy's Tavern." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ed Gardner, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra. 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21888. The Kraft Music Hall. February 12, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. Al's first tune is, "For Me and My Gal." Jolson tries performing Shakespeare, Charles tries his hand at "Swanee." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Charles Laughton. 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

82382. The Kraft Music Hall. February 19, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "I'm Sitting On Top Of The World." What if Al and Charles Boyer ran a French restaurant. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10126. Al Jolson, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant, Charles Boyer (guest). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10126. The Kraft Music Hall. February 19, 1948. Program #276. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. What if Al and guest Charles Boyer ran a French restaurant? AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #82382 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. The first tune is, "I'm Sitting On Top Of The World." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Charles Boyer, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:56. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

82492. The Kraft Music Hall. February 26, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. 9:00 P. M. (EST). The program originates from Palm Springs. The first tune is, "Chicago." The first words on the recording are Jolson saying: "If you don't get a laugh, get the hell out of here." Will Jolson make a sequel to "The Jolson Story" in England? Jolson sings a sincere, "Among My Souvenirs." NBC rings chimes in the middle of the final Kraft commercial when the show runs over. Al Jolson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, David Niven (guest). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10127. The Kraft Music Hall. March 4, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Foods. The program originates from Palm Springs. The first tune is, "Yacka Hula, Hickey Dula." Al gives advice to guest Cary Grant on how to get a date. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Cary Grant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

21889. The Kraft Music Hall. March 11, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover." Guest Edward Everett Horton sings, "How Does A Hen Know The Size Of An Egg Cup Before She Lays An Egg?" Jolson does a fine version of, "Liza." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Edward Everett Horton. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21890. The Kraft Music Hall. March 18, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Margie." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Edward G. Robinson. 29:57. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

10128. The Kraft Music Hall. March 25, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Foods. The first tune is, "Baby Face." Guest Clifton Webb tries to get Al to observe some of the social graces. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Clifton Webb, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Kraft Choral Club. 29:37. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21891. The Kraft Music Hall. April 1, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "She's A Latin From Manhattan." A visit to "The Dover Club," Durante's old nightclub. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Jimmy Durante. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

10129. The Kraft Music Hall. April 8, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. Al's opens the program with, "I'm Just Wild About Harry" even though "it ain't too popular in the South." Guest Vera Vague tries to get Al to visit her woman's club. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Barbara Jo Allen, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105839. The Kraft Music Hall. April 15, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Chinatown, My Chinatown." Al and guest Charles Boyer open a travel agency. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Charles Boyer. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10130. The Kraft Music Hall. April 22, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Alexander's Ragtime Band." See cat. #10131 for a AFRS rebroadcast of this program. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Dorothy Kirsten, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10131. The Kraft Music Hall. April 22, 1948. Program #285. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #10130 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Guest Dorothy Kirsten and Al sing together. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Dorothy Kirsten, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105841. The Kraft Music Hall. April 29, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Gotta Get Back To New York." Guest Victor Moore plans to run for president and wants Al to help him. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Victor Moore. 28:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

105842. The Kraft Music Hall. May 6, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Yacka-Hula-Hickey-Doola." Al becomes a contestant on Groucho's quiz show, "You Bet Your Life." Al Jolson, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Groucho Marx. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21892. The Kraft Music Hall. May 13, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Baby Face." Al does a singing baseball broadcast. Al Jolson and guest Dorothy Kirsten get married? Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Dorothy Kirsten. 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21893. The Kraft Music Hall. May 20, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Toot-Toot-Tootsie Goodbye." Guest Henry (Professor) Morgan quizzes Jolson about music. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Henry Morgan. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105840. The Kraft Music Hall. May 27, 1948. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "California, Here I Come." Al Jolson teaches guest Dorothy Kirsten how to play a love scene. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Dorothy Kirsten, Ken Carpenter (AFRS announcer). 29:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21894. The Kraft Music Hall. June 3, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "When The Red-Red-Robbin Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin' Along." Guest Ezio Pinza gives Jolson a singing lesson. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ezio Pinza. 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45964. The Kraft Music Hall. June 10, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Mayonnaise, Kraft French Dressing. The last show of the season. The first tune is, "Alexander's Ragtime Band." How Al met Oscar. Guest Dorothy Kirsten sings, "Ciribiribin." Jolson sings a song in honor of the new country Israel, "Sing A Song Of Victory, Israel." It has newly-written, patriotic words and a very familiar tune. Al Jolson, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant, Dorothy Kirsten. 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79065. The Kraft Music Hall. June 17, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. This is a rehearsal recording. The first tune is, "Stout-Hearted Men." See cat. #76894 for the program as broadcast. Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, The Kraft Chorus. 28:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76894. The Kraft Music Hall. June 17, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Stout-Hearted Men." This is the program as broadcast. See cat. #79065 for a rehearsal recording. Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Kraft Chorus. 31:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76895. The Kraft Music Hall. June 24, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "June Is Bustin Out All Over." This is a rehearsal of a program that was not broadcast. Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76896. The Kraft Music Hall. July 1, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. A rehearsal recording. The first tune is, "June Is Bustin' Out All Over." Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79060. The Kraft Music Hall. July 8, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. A rehearsal recording. The first tune is, "Come To The Mardi Gras." Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 28:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79064. The Kraft Music Hall. July 15, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Rise and Shine." See cat. #79063 for a rehearsal recording of this broadcast. Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79063. The Kraft Music Hall. July 15, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. This is a rehearsal recording. The first tune is, "Rise and Shine." See cat. #79064 for the program as broadcast. Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79066. The Kraft Music Hall. July 22, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. This is a rehearsal recording. The first tune is, "Your Land Is My Line." See cat. #79067 for the broadcast version of this program. Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 28:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79062. The Kraft Music Hall. July 29, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. A rehearsal recording. The first tune is, "I Feel A Song Coming On." Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79067. The Kraft Music Hall. August 5, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Great Day." A broadcast recording. Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76897. The Kraft Music Hall. August 12, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Miracle Whip, Kraft Cheese Spreads. The first tune is, "Valencia." While Robert Armbruster plays a piano solo to his own arrangement of, "Chopsticks," Lou Bring conducts the orchestra. Armbruster says nothing when Nelson Eddy mispronounces his name on the air. Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Lou Bring (conductor). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79057. The Kraft Music Hall. August 19, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Beyond The Blue Horizon." It's Ken's birthday...on Saturday. See cat. #76898 for a rehearsal recording of this broadcast. Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76898. The Kraft Music Hall. August 19, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. This is a rehearsal recording. The first tune is, "Beyond The Blue Horizon." See cat. #79057 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. It's Ken's birthday...on Saturday. Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 31:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79059. The Kraft Music Hall. August 26, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Get Happy." Dorothy sings an aria from, "Carmen." See cat. #79058 for a rehearsal recording of this broadcast. Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79058. The Kraft Music Hall. August 26, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. A rehearsal recording. The first tune is, "Get Happy." Dorothy sings an aria from, "Carmen." See cat. #79059 for the program as broadcast. Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 29:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79061. The Kraft Music Hall. September 2, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "It's A Grand Night For Singing." See cat. #76899 for a rehearsal recording of this broadcast. Nelson Eddy, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra. 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76899. The Kraft Music Hall. September 2, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. This is a rehearsal recording. The first tune is, "It's A Grand Night For Singing." See cat. #79061 for the program as broadcast. Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 30:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76902. The Kraft Music Hall. September 9, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Little Girls, Goodbye." This is the program as broadcast. See cat. #76900 for a rehearsal recording. Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76900. The Kraft Music Hall. September 9, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese. This is a rehearsal recording. The first tune is, "Little Girls, Goodbye." See cat. #76900 for the program as broadcast. Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 28:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76903. The Kraft Music Hall. September 16, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "That Great Come and Get It Day." This is the program as broadcast. See cat. #76901 for a rehearsal recording. Nelson Eddy, Jeanette MacDonald, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76901. The Kraft Music Hall. September 16, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. This is a rehearsal recording, see cat. #76903 for the program as broadcast. The first tune is, "That Great Come and Get It Day." Nelson Eddy, Jeanette MacDonald, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 32:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76904. The Kraft Music Hall. September 23, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Drums In My Heart." The last appearance of Nelson Eddy on the show. Al Jolson returns to the show next week. Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Kirsten, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

82494. The Kraft Music Hall. September 28, 1948. Program #95. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Exactly Like You." Bing is on vacation. The cast does a satire of, "The Quiz Kids." Keenan Wynn races his motorcycle. George Murphy, Lina Romay, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Marilyn Maxwell, Igor Gorin (guest), Keenan Wynn (guest), Ukie Sherrin. 30:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45965. The Kraft Music Hall. September 30, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese, Velveeta. The first tune is, "Is It true What They Say About Dixie?" Guest Judy Garland is in fine voice and sings a duet with Al. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10132. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Judy Garland. 29:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10132. The Kraft Music Hall. September 30, 1948. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Judy Garland is in fine voice and sings a duet with Al. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #45965 for a network, sponsored version of this program. The first tune is, "Is It True What They Say About Dixie?" Al Jolson, Judy Garland, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45966. The Kraft Music Hall. October 7, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese, Velveeta. The first tune is, "Baby Face." Guest Edward G. Robinson and the cast do the life story of little Asa, told in music. This is a network, sponsored, version of cat. #10133. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Edward G. Robinson. 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10133. The Kraft Music Hall. October 7, 1948. Program #2. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The life of little Asa, told in music, with guest Edward G. Robinson. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." The first tune is, "Baby Face." See cat. #45966 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Al Jolson, Edward G. Robinson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45967. The Kraft Music Hall. October 14, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese, Velveeta. The first tune is, "Just One Of Those Things." Al and guest Ezio Pinza sing an opera (?) together. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Ezio Pinza. 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10136. The Kraft Music Hall. October 21, 1948. Program #4. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. No guests, just lots of songs by Al. The first tune is, "For Me and My Gal." See cat. #10135 for a network, sponsored version of this program. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10135. The Kraft Music Hall. October 21, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese, Velveeta. No guests, just lots of songs by Al. The first tune is, "For Me and My Gal." See cat. #10136 for an AFRS rebroadcast of this program. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:14. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45963. The Kraft Music Hall. October 28, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese, Velveeta. The first tune is, "I'm Just Wild About Harry." Guest Dorothy Kirsten comes to Al in a dream. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10137. Al Jolson, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Dorothy Kirsten, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10137. The Kraft Music Hall. October 28, 1948. Program #5. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Dorothy Kirsten comes to Al in a dream. See cat. #45963 for a network, sponsored version of this program. The first tune is, "I'm Just Wild About Harry." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Dorothy Kirsten, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10138. The Kraft Music Hall. November 4, 1948. Program #6. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Al's first tune is, "Swanee." Guest Gracie Allen wants George Burns to sing with Al. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 30:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45968. The Kraft Music Hall. November 11, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese. The first tune is, "Bright Eyes." Guest George Jessel teaches Al how to make after dinner speeches. The Commander of the American Legion speaks from Washington D. C. on Armistice Day. This is a network, sponsored, version of cat. #10134. Al Jolson, George Jessel, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant. 29:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10134. The Kraft Music Hall. November 11, 1948. Program #7. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. George teaches Al how to make after dinner speeches. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #45968 for a network, sponsored version of this program. The first tune is "Bright Eyes." An appearance of the Commander of the American Legion that is on cat. #45968 is not on this recording. Al Jolson, George Jessel, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45969. The Kraft Music Hall. November 18, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese. The first tune is, "Little Girl." Guest Groucho Marx plays quizmaster and puts the questions to Al and Oscar Levant. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10139. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Groucho Marx. 29:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10139. The Kraft Music Hall. November 18, 1948. Program #8. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Quizmaster Groucho puts the questions to Al and Oscar Levant. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." The first tune is, "Bright Eyes." See cat. #45969 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Al Jolson, Groucho Marx, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

82495. The Kraft Music Hall. November 25, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "That Certain Feeling." Al and guest Victor Mature are in Sing Sing (Mammy!). This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10140. Al Jolson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Victor Mature. 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10140. The Kraft Music Hall. November 25, 1948. Program #9. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "That Certain Party." Al and guest Victor Mature are prisoners in Sing Sing (Mammy)! AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #82495 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Al Jolson, Victor Mature, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45970. The Kraft Music Hall. December 2, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese, Philadelphia Cream Cheese. The first tune is, "When The Red, Red, Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along." Al, Oscar, and guest Peggy Lee do a romantic musical. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10141. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Peggy Lee. 29:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10141. The Kraft Music Hall. December 2, 1948. Program #26. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Al, Oscar, and Peggy Lee star in a romantic musical. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." The first tune is, "When The Red Red Robbin Comes Bob Bob Bobbin' Along." See cat. #45970 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Peggy Lee, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 31:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

77445. The Kraft Music Hall. December 9, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Ma! He's Making Eyes At Me." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10142. Oscar plays, "Claire de Lune." Guest Dennis Day sings, "Clancey Lowered The Boom." It's announcer Ken Carpenter's 2000th network show, his twelfth year with Kraft. Al Jolson, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant, Dennis Day. 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10142. The Kraft Music Hall. December 9, 1948. Program #11. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Jolson starts the show by singing, "Ma!" It's announcer Ken Carpenter's two thousandth network show, and his twelfth year with Kraft. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #77445 for a network, sponsored version of this program. Al Jolson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Oscar Levant. 30:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45971. The Kraft Music Hall. December 16, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Philadelphia Cream Cheese. The first tune is, "I'm Sitting On Top Of The World." Guest Dinah Shore tries to get Al and Oscar to stop feuding. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Dinah Shore. 29:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45972. The Kraft Music Hall. December 23, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Cheese, Philadelphia Cream Cheese. The first tune is, "Is It True What They Say About Dixie?" Al, sings "Mother Machree" and imitates Harry Lauder. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), The Kraft Choral Club (guests). 29:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

45973. The Kraft Music Hall. December 30, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft Dinner, Philadelphia Cream Cheese. The first tune is, "Yacka Hula Hickey Dula." The program originates from Palm Springs. Guest Doris Day is wooed by and sings with Al. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10143. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Doris Day. 29:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10143. The Kraft Music Hall. December 30, 1948. Program #14. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates from Palm Springs. Guest Doris Day is wooed by and sings with Al. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #45973 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Al Jolson, Doris Day, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 30:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

77446. The Kraft Music Hall. January 6, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The program originates from Palm Springs. Al and guest Larry Parks remember scenes from their pictures and sing a duet. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10144. The first tune is, "Yacka Hula, Hickey Dula." Al Jolson, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Larry Parks, Ken Carpenter, Oscar Levant. 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10144. The Kraft Music Hall. January 6, 1949. Program #15. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates from Palm Springs. Al and guest Larry Parks remember scenes from their pictures and sing a duet. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." The first tune is, "Yacka Hula Hickey Dula." See cat. #77446 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Al Jolson, Larry Parks, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 30:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84236. The Kraft Music Hall. January 13, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "That Certain Party." Guest Groucho Marx has gone into the fur coat business. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10145. Al Jolson, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Groucho Marx. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10145. The Kraft Music Hall. January 13, 1949. Program #16. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Al's first tune is, "That Certain Party." Guest Groucho Marx has gone into the fur coat business. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #84236 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Al Jolson, Groucho Marx, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 30:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10146. The Kraft Music Hall. January 20, 1949. Program #17. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Al's first tune is, "I'm Just Wild About Harry." If Victor Moore were President! AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Victor Moore, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 30:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10147. The Kraft Music Hall. January 27, 1949. Program #18. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Arthur Treacher becomes Al's butler. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Arthur Treacher, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 30:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10148. The Kraft Music Hall. February 3, 1949. Program #19. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Al and guest Dennis Day sing the old Irish tunes. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Dennis Day, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

82496. The Kraft Music Hall. February 10, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. Ken Carpenter sings the opening theme! The first tune is, "Oh, You Beautiful Doll." Al owns a radio station with "Jolly Jolie," the disk jockey. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10149. Al Jolson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Peggy Lee (guest). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10149. The Kraft Music Hall. February 10, 1949. Program #20. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Ken Carpenter sings the opening theme! Al's own radio station with "Jolly Jolie," the disc jockey. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #82496 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Al Jolson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Peggy Lee (guest), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10150. The Kraft Music Hall. February 17, 1949. Program #21. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A visit from Al's Fairy Godmother, guest Joan Davis. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Joan Davis, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 30:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10151. The Kraft Music Hall. February 24, 1949. Program #22. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The cast does a hillbilly drama. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, The Andrews Sisters (guests), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 30:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

82498. The Kraft Music Hall. March 3, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Waitin' For The Robert E. Lee." Guest Dorothy Kirsten has fallen madly in love with Al. Phil Harris and "Frankie Remley" pay a visit. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10152. Al Jolson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Dorothy Kirsten, Phil Harris, Elliott Lewis. 29:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10152. The Kraft Music Hall. March 3, 1949. Program #23. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Waitin' For The Robert E. Lee." Guest Dorothy Kirsten has fallen madly in love with Al. Phil Harris and "Frankie Remley" pay a visit. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #82498 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Al Jolson, Dorothy Kirsten, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant, Phil Harris, Elliott Lewis. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

82493. The Kraft Music Hall. March 10, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "After You've Gone." Guest Jimmy Durante wants to psychoanalyze Jolson. A funny show. Al Jolson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Jimmy Durante. 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

82478. The Kraft Music Hall. March 17, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "At Sundown." The cast does a cowboy movie. "Buffalo Asa" rides again. Roy calls Levant "Autry" by mistake, not Oscar. This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10153. Al Jolson, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10153. The Kraft Music Hall. March 17, 1949. Program #25. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "At Sundown." The cast does a cowboy drama. "Buffalo Asa" rides again. Roy calls Levant "Autry" by mistake. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #82478 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Al Jolson, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10154. The Kraft Music Hall. March 24, 1949. Program #26. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Chinatown, My Chinatown." Al, Oscar, and guest George Jessel remember the good old days and do a minstrel show. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, George Jessel, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant. 30:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10155. The Kraft Music Hall. April 7, 1949. Program #27. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "When The Red, Red, Robbin Comes Bob, Bob Bobbin' Along." Guest Groucho Marx describes his girl's baseball team and sings a duet with Al. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Groucho Marx, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10156. The Kraft Music Hall. April 14, 1949. Program #28. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Give My Regards To Broadway." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Jack Kirkwood, Margaret Whiting, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10157. The Kraft Music Hall. April 21, 1949. Program #29. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Al and guest Jimmy Durante sing together. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Jimmy Durante, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10158. The Kraft Music Hall. April 28, 1949. Program #30. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A romantic play. Al loses guest Doris Day and joins the Foreign Legion. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Doris Day, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10159. The Kraft Music Hall. May 5, 1949. Program #31. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Dennis Day gives a fine imitation of The Mad Russian, and plays the "Old Timer." AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Dennis Day, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

82497. The Kraft Music Hall. May 12, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kraft. The first tune is, "Melancholy Baby." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #10160. Al and Victor go fishing. Al Jolson, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Victor Moore (guest). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10160. The Kraft Music Hall. May 12, 1949. Program #32. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Melancholy Baby." Al and Victor go fishing. AFRS program name: "Music Hall." See cat. #82497 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Al Jolson, Victor Moore, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Oscar Levant. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10161. The Kraft Music Hall. May 19, 1949. Program #33. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Al Jolson sings opera (not really). AFRS program name: "Music Hall." Al Jolson, Dorothy Kirsten, Jack Kirkwood, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 30:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10162. The Kraft Music Hall. May 26, 1949. Program #34. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. It's Al's birthday, and Groucho is trying to sell him a business. Possibly the last show of the series (with Al Jolson) and Jolson's last starring radio show. AFRS program name: "The Music Hall." Al Jolson, Groucho Marx, Lou Bring and His Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Ken Carpenter (announcer). 30:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21895. The Kraft Music Hall. March 1960. NBC-TV net. Commercials deleted. Quality upgrade, more complete, non-AFRS version of cat. #12871. The Ray Charles singers introduce themselves in song. Also known as "Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall." Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Genevieve, Frank Gallop, Ed Herlihy, The Ray Charles Singers. 53 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

11553. The Kraft Music Hall. October 7, 1960. Program #1. NBC-TV net origination, AFRTS audio rebroadcast. Pleasant variety show, lots of music. The program is also known as, "Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall." The first tune is, "Love Is Sweeping The Country." Perry Como, The Kingston Trio, Dorothy Collins. 28:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11554. The Kraft Music Hall. October 21, 1960. Program #3. NBC-TV net origination, AFRTS audio rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Hi, Neighbor." The program is also known as, "Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall." Perry Como, Theodore Bikel, Carol Lawrence, Robert Morse, Nancy Walker. 27:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

12870. The Kraft Music Hall. October 28, 1960. Program #4. NBC-TV net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Also known as "Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall." Perry Como, Bob Denver, Gisele MacKenzie, Frankie Avalon. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

12871. The Kraft Music Hall. November 4, 1960. Program #5. NBC-TV net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Originally broadcast March, 1960. Also known as "Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall." See cat. #12895 for a more complete, quality upgrade version of this broadcast. Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Genevieve. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

12872. The Kraft Music Hall. November 11, 1960. Program #6. NBC-TV net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Also known as "Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall." Perry Como, Steve Lawrence, Eydie Gorme. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

12873. The Kraft Music Hall. December 2, 1960. Program #9. NBC-TV net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. The cast all play musical instruments. The program is also known as "Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall." Perry Como, Johnny Carson, Roger Williams, Toni Arden, Genevieve. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

12874. The Kraft Music Hall. December 16, 1960. Program #11. NBC-TV net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. The program is also known as "Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall." Perry Como, Genevieve, Don Adams, Carol Lawrence, The Crosby Brothers. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

64319. The Kraft Music Hall. December 13, 1967. NBC-TV net. "A Taste Of Funny". Commercials deleted. Burns and Schreiber do a routine in a taxi cab. Soupy Sales appears as "The Great Explodo." Dick Cavett does a funny stand-up comedy routine. Gonzales Gonzales is seen in a 1953 appearance on "You Bet Your Life" and appears on the show live fourteen years later. Groucho sings "Dr. Hackenbush." Groucho Marx (host), Jack Burns, Avery Schreiber, Soupy Sales, The Times Square Two, Dick Cavett, Gonzales Gonzales, Claire and McMahon, Ed Herlihy (announcer). 51:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

34476. The Kraft Music Hall. October 23, 1968. NBC-TV net, WNBC-TV, New York aircheck. Commercials deleted. A Friar's Club roast of Johnny Carson. John Lindsay (Mayor, New York City), Alan King, Dick Cavett, Groucho Marx, Ed McMahon, Flip Wilson, Ed Sullivan, Steve Allen, Don Rickles, Johnny Carson. 51:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

Report contains 342 programs.