American Red Cross – 1954 Fund Campaign

This public service announcement from Stewart was covered in Jimmy Stewart on the Air, but a photo and the actual audio are being presented here. Jimmy was one of fourteen persons on the special 16-inch transcription disc issued by the American Red Cross (F-21390X). Most of the other names on the label will be familiar…

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American Red Cross – February 28, 1949

Because this program is not available, all of the information known about it has been gleaned from the following newspaper clippings. The first appeared in The Star-Democrat, Easton, MD, on February 25, 1949: The second appeared in The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune, Chillicothe, MO, on February 28, 1949: The final story appeared in Stewart’s hometown paper, The…

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Betty Crocker

When researching Jimmy Stewart on the Air, we found just one reference to his appearance on the Betty Crocker program. That came in the form of a listing in the Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, WI, on February 25, 1952. At that time, the role of Betty Crocker was being played by Adelaide Hawley and the…

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The Murray Hill Radio Theatre Presents Bing Crosby and Friends

Murray Hill Records 894637 The Murray Hill boxed set has four albums featuring 53 songs, many sung with others, from Bing’s various radio programs. It features the same Jimmy Stewart/Fran Warren/Bing Crosby song, Mississippi Mud (James Cavanaugh/Harry Barris), which can also be found on the Reader’s Digest set, Bing Sings Again and another 4-LP set,…

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That Freedom May Live

That Freedom May Live was a 30-minute NBC documentary presented on behalf of Radio Free Europe and in cooperation with the Crusade for Freedom. Stewart had also done public service announcements for both organizations. Here are two examples of newspaper listings for the program. The first is from the Long Beach Independent, Long Beach, CA,…

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Keep ‘Em Rolling

The Mutual Network broadcast Keep ‘Em Rolling every Sunday from 1-:30-11 p.m. for 28 weeks. The program was the product of the Office of Emergency Management (OEM). Playwright George S. Kaufman was the host and the music was supplied by Morton Gould and His Orchestra. Jimmy Stewart appeared on the show just one time on…

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