YUSA Golden Age of Radio #603 May 09, 2020 11 AM EDT
THE CHASE AND SANBORN HOUR-Red Net May 09, 1937. 1st show of the series with Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy, who make their first radio appearance since The Rudy Vallee Royal Gelatin Hour. Edgar gives Charlie lessons on how to be a butler. Don Ameche & guest Ann Harding appear in a scene from “The Guardsman.” The feud between W. C. Fields and Charlie McCarthy begins. Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart are interviewed, Ray Middleton sings their new song “All Points West.” Host: Don Ameche, with Dorothy Lamour, Ray Middleton, Werner Janssen & Orch, anncr Bud Hiestand
ON A NOTE OF TRIUMPH-CBS VE-Day May 08, 1945. Writer, producer & director Norman Corwin, who called this “The greatest single radio broadcast of the 20th century.” Music: Bernard Herrmann, narrator: Martin Gabel, with William L. Shirer, Johnny Bond, Elliott Lewis, Lucille Meredith, Raymond Lawrence, Lurene Tuttle, June Foray, Harry Bartell, James Nusser, Irene Tedrow.