Tony Awards Show

The second annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards Show was broadcast from the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City, March 28, 1948. On the east coast, the show was broadcast from 11:15 to 11:30 p.m. The program was broadcast over the Mutual Network, with no sponsorship. Most newspapers, including the Huntingdon Daily…

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Tex and Jinx (March 28, 1948)

There is some doubt as to the actual date of this broadcast. In his book, James Stewart a Bio-Bibliography, Gerald Molyneaux lists Stewart as having appeared on “Sus and Ohrbach’s Hi Jinx” on March 28, 1948. Hi Jinx was being sponsored at the time by Schonbrunn and Ohrbach’s which may account in part for this…

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Academy Awards Show – March 26, 1958

By 1958, most of the advertising for the Annual Academy Awards Show was going to the TV broadcast. But, some newspapers like the New York Times also listed the radio broadcast. The show was broadcast from the RKO Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, CA. Stewart was one of six co-hosts from the show. He appeared first and…

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Dorothy Kilgallen Show

Dorothy Kilgallen had been a staple of New York City and network radio since 1941. In 1948, her show was called The Dorothy Kilgallen Show and was broadcast Thursday mornings from 10:45-11 a.m. on New York’s WJZ and the ABC Network. The show was sponsored by the Drackett Company, makers of household cleaners including Windex…

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1958 Boy Scout Radio Spot

A few years ago we were lucky enough to acquire a tape from the C.P. MacGregor recording studio. This tape was to serve as the master for a record of the spots. As you can see at the bottom of the box is a note that it was sent to be mastered on January 22,…

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