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The Prudential hour [i.e. The Prudential Family Hour], CBS : Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein show.

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The Prudential hour [i.e. The Prudential Family Hour], 1945-09-02 [sound recording] : CBS : Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein show.

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Additional Authors
  • Gallop, Frank.
  • Andrews, Tom, spokesperson.
  • Goodman, Al, 1890-1972.
  • Wrightson, Earl.
  • Munsel, Patrice, 1925-
  • Smith, Jack, 1913-2006.
  • Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
  • Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960
  • Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
  • Al Goodman Orchestra. prf
  • Prudential Chorus. prf
  • Prudential Insurance Company of America.
  • WABC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
  • CBS Radio Network.
Description
6 sound discs (43:15) : analog, 78 rpm, aluminum-based acetate, mono.; 12 in.
Summary
This recording is an excerpt of "The Prudential family hour" radio show, featuring music selections from "Oklahoma!", "Carousel" and "State fair". Host Frank Gallop also briefly interviews Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, as well as providing commentary between musical numbers and Prudential Life Insurance ads throughout the program.
Uniform Title
  • Prudential family hour (Radio program)
  • State fair (Motion picture : 1945)
Alternative Title
  • Oklahoma!
  • Oh, what a beautiful mornin'.
  • Oh, what a beautiful morning.
  • You'll never walk alone.
  • Surrey with the fringe on top.
  • Out of my dreams.
  • People will say we're in love.
  • If I loved you.
  • June is bustin' out all over.
  • June is busting out all over.
  • Our state fair.
  • All I owe ioway.
  • It might as well be spring.
  • That's for me.
  • Isn't it kinda fun.
  • It's a grand night for singing.
  • Bless this house.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Variety shows (Radio programs)
  • Radio commercials.
Note
  • Sponsored by Prudential Insurance Company of America (Newark, N. J.)
Event (note)
  • Broadcast on WABC Radio, New York, N. Y. on Sept. 2, 1945.
Contents
  • *LT-7 2990: "Oklahoma!" medley: [Excerpt, last half of song] Oklahoma! ; Oh, what a beautiful morning ; Oklahoma! (Chorus version) -- Brief life history of Richard Rodgers ; Introducing Earl Wrightson (Frank Gallop, host) -- You'll never walk alone (from "Carousel") -- Prudential Family commercial no. 1 ; Commentary on "Oklahoma!" the musical ; Introducing Jack Smith (Frank Gallop, host) -- The surrey with the fringe on top (from "Oklahoma!") -- Commentary on the collaboration of Rodgers and Hammerstein ; Introducing Patrice Munsel (Frank Gallop, host) -- Out of my dreams (from "Oklahoma!") -- Brief life history of Oscar Hammerstein II (Frank Gallop, host) -- People will say we're in love (instrumental, from "Oklahoma!") -- Commentary on the Theatre Guild's "Carousel" (Frank Gallop, host) ; If I loved you (instrumental, from "Carousel") -- NBC station identification ("WABC New York") -- Introducing Patrice Munsel and Earl Wrightson (Frank Gallop, host) -- If I loved you (from "Carousel") -- Prudential Family commercial no. 2 (Frank Gallop, announcer ; Tom Andrews, life insurance agent spokesperson ; unidentifed actor) -- Introducing Jack Smith (Frank Gallop, host) -- June is bustin' out all over (from "Carousel") -- Interview with Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein (Frank Gallop, host) -- Commentary of all-star cast of "State Fair" movie (Frank Gallop, host) -- "State Fair" medley: Our state fair ; All I owe ioway [ends abruptly]
  • *LT-7 2991 (1st program on tape only): "State Fair" medley (continued): It might as well be spring ; That's for me ; Isn't it kinda fun ; It's a grand night for singing -- Bless this house (Prudential ad jingle) ; Prudential Family commercial no. 3 (Frank Gallop, host) -- Closing remarks (Frank Gallop, host)
Call Number
*LJ-12 1187--1192
OCLC
754218997
Title
The Prudential hour [i.e. The Prudential Family Hour], 1945-09-02 [sound recording] : CBS : Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein show.
Playing Time
004315
Performer
Earl Wrightson (1st, 4th, 9th, 11th-12th, 14th, 16th works), Patrice Munsel (2nd, 6th, 9th, 11th, 13th, 16th-17th works), and Jack Smith (5th, 10th-11th, 15th-16th works), vocals ; Prudential Chorus (3rd-4th, 10th, 12th-13th, 16th-17th works) ; Al Goodman Orchestra ; Al Goodman, conductor ; Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, commentary ; Tom Andrews, life insurance agent spokesperson, with unidentified actor ; Frank Gallop, host.
Event
Broadcast on WABC Radio, New York, N. Y. on Sept. 2, 1945.
Local Note
Archival original: (1 sound tape reel : analog, mono. ; 7 in.) available on *LT-7 2990 (tape no. 90); 2nd half of this program on *LT-7 2991 (tape no. 91), followed by "Percy Faith show [i.e. The pause that refreshes ... on the air]" (*LJ-12 1151-1152)
Preservation copy: (1 sound tape reel : analog, mono. ; 10 in.) available on *LT-10 9611; this is 1st program on tape (43:15), followed by "Rodgers and Hammerstein receive honorary L. L. D. degrees from Drury College, Springfield, Missouri : ABC special broadcast" (10:40).
Preservation copy no. 2: (1 sound tape reel : analog, mono. ; 10 in.) available on *LT-10 4802.
Added Author
Gallop, Frank. Host
Andrews, Tom, spokesperson. Commentator
Goodman, Al, 1890-1972. Conductor
Wrightson, Earl. Performer
Munsel, Patrice, 1925- Performer
Smith, Jack, 1913-2006. Performer
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979, interviewee.
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960, interviewee.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Oklahoma!. Selections.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Carousel. Selections.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. State fair. Selections.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Oklahoma! People will say we're in love; arranged.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Carousel. If I loved you; arranged.
Al Goodman Orchestra. Performer
Prudential Chorus. Performer
Prudential Insurance Company of America.
WABC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
CBS Radio Network.
Added Title
State fair (Motion picture : 1945)
Oklahoma!
Oh, what a beautiful mornin'.
Oh, what a beautiful morning.
You'll never walk alone.
Surrey with the fringe on top.
Out of my dreams.
People will say we're in love.
If I loved you.
June is bustin' out all over.
June is busting out all over.
Our state fair.
All I owe ioway.
It might as well be spring.
That's for me.
Isn't it kinda fun.
It's a grand night for singing.
Bless this house.
Research Call Number
*LJ-12 1187--1192
*LT-7 2990--2991
*LT-10 4802
*LT-10 9611
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