Special Guest Is John Garfield (Aired November 19, 1939)
The Chase and Sanborn Hour was the umbrella title for a series of US comedy and variety shows, sponsored by Chase and Sanborn Coffee, usually airing Sundays on NBC from 8pm to 9pm during the years 1929 to 1948. The series began in 1929 as The Chase and Sanborn Choral Orchestra, a half-hour musical variety show heard Sundays at 8:30pm on NBC. When Maurice Chevalier became the show's star, he received a record-breaking salary of $5000 a week. Violinist David Rubinoff (September 13, 1897 to October 06, 1986), became a regular in January 1931, introduced as "Rubinoff and His Violin."With Chevalier returning to Paris, Eddie Cantor was chosen as his replacement and the new 60-minute program, The Chase and Sanborn Hour, was launched September 13, 1931, teaming Cantor with Rubinoff and announcer Jimmy Wallington.
November 19, 1939. "Special Guest Is John Garfield"
- Red network. Sponsored by: Chase and Sanborn Coffee. The first tune is, "Oh! Johnny." Donald Dickson meets Mortimer Snerd. John Garfield, Lurene Tuttle and Wally Maher appear in, "Courage a la Carte," by Agnes Ridgeway. Guest Alan Mowbray is going into the communications business: carrier pigeons. Charlie's new play is, "Who's Who in The Hoosegow." Rudy Vallee (host), Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra, Donald Dickson, John Garfield, Lurene Tuttle, Wally Maher, Alan Mowbray, Agnes Ridgeway (writer), Wendell Niles (announcer, possibly Ken Niles). 59:45. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.