Silver Theater – Up From Darkness

One year after their first appearance together on Silver Theater in First Love, Jimmy Stewart and Rosalind Russell were back again as the stars of Up From Darkness. This two-part story was broadcast on October 23 and 30, 1938. Here are a few newspaper previews which appeared on the first broadcast date. The first is…

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Did You Know These Stars Also Sang?

This 2-CD set was issued in the U.K. in 2007 (Jasmine JASCD 147). Jimmy Stewart appears three times on this release. On the first CD, he’s heard singing When Johnny Toots His Horn, from the film Pot O’ Gold. Immediately before his track, Paulette Goddard is heard singing Pete the Piper, from the same film…

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Winnie the Pooh – The Albums

It took until 1958, but finally all four Stewart stories were released on one album, along with a fifth story, The Little Engine That Could, as told by Paul Wing, which filled out the disc. The Little Engine That Could leads off side one, followed by Winnie the Pooh and the Heffalump. Kanga and Baby…

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Bing Crosby Show (October 23, 1952)

Jimmy makes his eighth appearance on Crosby’s show. As usual, Jimmy has a problem that he wants Bing to help him solve. This time he needs to buy an electric blanket and since Bing is now sponsored by General Electric, he thinks he’ll be able to help him. Before the whole thing is over, one…

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1948 American Red Cross Fund Campaign

In support of their 1948 fund campaign, a 16-inch transcription disc (HD8-MM-4062) containing 12 spot announcements, including one by Jimmy Stewart, was issued to radio stations by the American Red Cross. Also on the disc were Lauren Bacall, Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Dorothy Lamour, Amos ‘N’ Andy (Charles Correll and Freeman Gosden), Eddie Cantor,…

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