Rummage Sale (Aired January 15, 1952)
Jim Jordan (Fibber) was born on a farm on November 16, 1896, near Peoria, Illinois. Marian Driscoll (Molly), a coal miner’s daughter, was born in Peoria on November 15, 1898. After years of hardship and touring in obscurity on the small-time show biz circuit, they arrived in Chicago in 1924, where they eventually performed on thousands of shows and developed 145 different voices and characters. Broadcast to the nation from WMAQ/Chicago, the show entertained America until March 1956, and continued on NBC’s Monitor until 1959. Jim Jordan died on April 1, 1988. Marian Jordan died on April 7, 1961. Fibber McGee and Molly was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989. First Broadcast date April 16, 1935. Last Broadcast date September 6, 1959.
January 15, 1952. NBC network. Sponsored by: Pet Milk. The McGees are holding a "Rummage Sale"
and Fibber comes up with some good merchandise to sell. Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan, Harlow Wilcox, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, The King's Men, Keith Fowler (writer), Phil Leslie (writer), Max Hutto (director), Bill Thompson, Richard LeGrand, Myra Marsh, Bea Benaderet, Coline Collins. 34:52. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.