MAXWELL HOUSE COFFEE TIME {INCOMPLETE PROGRAM} (RADIO)

Summary

An incomplete broadcast of one in this series of comedy/variety programs. Includes Fanny Brice and Hanley Stafford in their Baby Snooks and Daddy roles, Meredith Willson and the Orchestra playing "Deep in the Heart of Texas," Willson reading an alleged review of the previous week's show which praises only Willson, and Frank Morgan in a sketch in which he confuses a tax collector for an insurance assessor and offers conflicting stories of his personal financial worth. Includes commercials. (8:15-8:30 p.m. portion is missing.) This series ran 1937-1940 as "Good News of ..." and ran 1940-1945 as "Maxwell House Coffee Time." Effective 9/20/45-6/23/49, it ran as "Maxwell House Coffee Time Starring George Burns and Gracie Allen."

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: March 5, 1942 Thursday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:15:00
  • COLOR/B&W:
  • CATALOG ID: R78:0319
  • GENRE: Radio - Comedy/Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - Radio series, 1940-1945
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Willson, Meredith, and His Orchestra … Music by
    • John Conte … Host, Master of Ceremonies
    • Fanny Brice … Cast, Baby Snooks
    • Hanley Stafford … Cast, Daddy
    • Frank Morgan … Cast