The Resource [Soldiers in greasepaint : [Jack Swift reports the news (excerpt). The Elgin Company's second annual tribute to the Armed Forces, Part 1] | 1943-11-25, part 7], (sound recording)

[Soldiers in greasepaint : [Jack Swift reports the news (excerpt). The Elgin Company's second annual tribute to the Armed Forces, Part 1] | 1943-11-25, part 7], (sound recording)

Label
[Soldiers in greasepaint : [Jack Swift reports the news (excerpt). The Elgin Company's second annual tribute to the Armed Forces, Part 1] | 1943-11-25, part 7]
Title
[Soldiers in greasepaint
Title remainder
[Jack Swift reports the news (excerpt). The Elgin Company's second annual tribute to the Armed Forces
Title number
  • Part 1]
  • 1943-11-25, part 7]
Title variation
Soldiers in grease paint
Contributor
Donor
Host
Interviewee
Interviewer
Performer
Reporter
Speaker
Sponsor
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
UMK
Date time place
Recorded from broadcast Nov. 25, 1943
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Cataloging project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation presented to the UMKC University Libraries Marr Sound Archives.
Literary text for sound recordings
  • comedy
  • reporting
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
  • Soldiers in greasepaint: Bob Hope, host and performer; Al Jolson, Frances Langford, and Kay Francis, vocals; Jack Benny, performer; Fredric March and John Garfield, speakers; George Thomas Folster, interviewer; Jackie Heller, interviewee. Jack Swift reports the news: Jack Swift, reporter. Tribute to the Armed Forces: Robert Young, host, performer; Allan Reed (as Falstaff Openshaw); Ken Carpenter, announcer
  • Al Jolson, Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Carole Landis, Frances Langford, Fredric March, Jascha Heifetz, John Garfield, Judith Anderson, Martha Raye, Merle Oberon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1903-2003
  • 1886-1950
  • 1905-1968
  • 1894-1974
  • 1897-1975
  • 1906-1964
  • 1907-1998
  • 1901-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hope, Bob
  • Jolson, Al
  • Langford, Frances
  • Francis, Kay
  • Benny, Jack
  • March, Fredric
  • Garfield, John
  • Folster, George Thomas
  • Heller, Jackie
  • Swift, Jack
  • Young, Robert
  • Carpenter, Ken
  • Goldin, J. David
  • McKesson and Robbins, Inc
  • Elgin National Watch Co
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Marr Sound Archives
Series statement
J. David Goldin collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heller, Jackie
  • Popular music
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • World War, 1939-1945
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
[Soldiers in greasepaint : [Jack Swift reports the news (excerpt). The Elgin Company's second annual tribute to the Armed Forces, Part 1] | 1943-11-25, part 7], (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Radio recordings of Thanksgiving day tributes from the radio comedy show and a medley of service songs, and news updates. Soldiers in greasepaint: NBC network origination; sustaining. Jack Swift reports the news: Sponsored by McKesson & Robbins. Tribute to the Armed Forces: CBS network origination; sponsored by Elgin Watches. Includes station identification for WJAS
  • Cataloged from audition
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection
  • Instantaneous-cut glass-based lacquer disc
Capture and storage technique
  • direct storage not acoustical
  • digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
  • monaural
  • unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Soldiers in greasepaint: a tribute to the U.S.O. Part 1. Opening monologue (Bob Hope) -- Jack Benny's career as a violinist (Bob Hope and Jack Benny) -- People will say we're in love (Al Jolson, vocals) -- Frederic March speaks from Cairo in support of getting the newest Hollywood pictures out to the war fronts first -- Technical difficulties -- Jack Benny plays violin for Bob Hope -- Sunday, Monday, and always (Kay Francis, vocals) -- Kay Francis discusses the importance of women on the working front -- George Thomas Folster interviews Jackie Heller about his U.S.O. posting in Guadalcanal -- John Garfield reads a moving poem about the times -- White Christmas (Frances Langford, vocals) -- Bob Hope is saluted for his U.S.O efforts --
  • Jack Swift reports the news. Jack Swift gives the latest news updates -- Elgin Thanksgiving Day greeting to America. Part 7. A poem in honor of Thanksgiving (Alan Reed) ; Program closing (Robert Young)
Control code
670428316
Dimensions
16 in.
Dimensions
  • 16 in. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
  • microgroove fine
  • not applicable
Immediate source of acquisition
J. David Goldin;
Kind of cutting
  • lateral or combined cutting
  • not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
  • instantaneous recorded on the spot
  • other
Kind of material
  • glass with lacquer
  • plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/numberingPerculiarities
Reference number on paper finding aid: 40,393b; reference numbers on Goldin's website: 12904 (Soldiers in greasepaint), 69360 (Tribute to the Armed Forces)
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 40,393b
  • 12904
  • 69360
Reproduction note
Playback copy.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
  • 33 1/3 rpm (discs)
  • 1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)670428316
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
[Soldiers in greasepaint : [Jack Swift reports the news (excerpt). The Elgin Company's second annual tribute to the Armed Forces, Part 1] | 1943-11-25, part 7], (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Radio recordings of Thanksgiving day tributes from the radio comedy show and a medley of service songs, and news updates. Soldiers in greasepaint: NBC network origination; sustaining. Jack Swift reports the news: Sponsored by McKesson & Robbins. Tribute to the Armed Forces: CBS network origination; sponsored by Elgin Watches. Includes station identification for WJAS
  • Cataloged from audition
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection
  • Instantaneous-cut glass-based lacquer disc
Capture and storage technique
  • direct storage not acoustical
  • digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
  • monaural
  • unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Soldiers in greasepaint: a tribute to the U.S.O. Part 1. Opening monologue (Bob Hope) -- Jack Benny's career as a violinist (Bob Hope and Jack Benny) -- People will say we're in love (Al Jolson, vocals) -- Frederic March speaks from Cairo in support of getting the newest Hollywood pictures out to the war fronts first -- Technical difficulties -- Jack Benny plays violin for Bob Hope -- Sunday, Monday, and always (Kay Francis, vocals) -- Kay Francis discusses the importance of women on the working front -- George Thomas Folster interviews Jackie Heller about his U.S.O. posting in Guadalcanal -- John Garfield reads a moving poem about the times -- White Christmas (Frances Langford, vocals) -- Bob Hope is saluted for his U.S.O efforts --
  • Jack Swift reports the news. Jack Swift gives the latest news updates -- Elgin Thanksgiving Day greeting to America. Part 7. A poem in honor of Thanksgiving (Alan Reed) ; Program closing (Robert Young)
Control code
670428316
Dimensions
16 in.
Dimensions
  • 16 in. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
  • microgroove fine
  • not applicable
Immediate source of acquisition
J. David Goldin;
Kind of cutting
  • lateral or combined cutting
  • not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
  • instantaneous recorded on the spot
  • other
Kind of material
  • glass with lacquer
  • plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/numberingPerculiarities
Reference number on paper finding aid: 40,393b; reference numbers on Goldin's website: 12904 (Soldiers in greasepaint), 69360 (Tribute to the Armed Forces)
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 40,393b
  • 12904
  • 69360
Reproduction note
Playback copy.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
  • 33 1/3 rpm (discs)
  • 1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)670428316
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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