The Roosevelt Years: 1939

The is part of a series of shows on President Roosevelt which were produced and narrated by John Salisbury and broadcast on KXL, Portland, OR, in 1973. This particular show features soundbites from many celebrities, including: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jimmy Stewart, Judy Garland, the Andrews Sisters, Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas, Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh,…

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Bill of Rights Program

A special set of six 12-inch, 78 RPM records of the December 15, 1941, broadcast of We Hold These Truths was prepared for each of the participants in the program. The sets were made by Studio & Artists Recorders of Hollywood, CA. The records were housed in a six sleeve album stamped with the name…

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Vertigo – Soundtrack

When the film Vertigo, released in 1958, a soundtrack album featuring the music of Bernard Herrmann was also issued (Mercury MG-20384). The album cover carried a photo of the film’s stars, James Stewart and Kim Novak. You can see that Stewart, Novak and Alfred Hitchcock are also mentioned on the record label, as well as…

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Marty McNeely Show

We recently found this interesting listing. It appeared in the April 18, 1957, edition of the Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI: It’s vague, but it could be Mr. Stewart. It is Marty McNeely’s show, so this Stewart would have been a guest. At this time, Stewart was near the end of a promotional tour for…

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Bloodhound Gang – Magna Cum Nada

Magna Cum Nada was released on the Bloodhound Gang’s 2000 album, Hooray for Boobies (Geffen Records 490 455-2). The song’s lyrics mention Stewart in the line, “Feel like Jimmy Stewart, no one sees my Harvey.” The lyrics also mention Holden Cauldfield (Catcher in the Rye character), Jack Lemmon and Larry Flynt. The members of the…

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