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 - ; ! lka Chase's Tenthouse Parly9 New WHP Summer...
; ! lka Chase's Tenthouse Parly9 New WHP Summer Program "Penthouse Party," with Ilka Chase, emcee; Yvette. pop ular singer and Paul Baron's, began on WHP and the Colum - . . . i 4 a n rm bia network last rriaay, iu.ou 10 11 p. m. 1ms program is sponsored by the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for Camel Cigarets. Miss Chase's guests for the initial program were Judith Anderson, distinguished actress ,and David Rubinoff, violinist. Each week the program is to feature different celebrities and personalities who drop in informal at the "Penthouse Party" and are called upon to perform. A native New Yorker, Ilka Chase made her professional debut in "The Proud Princess" at a Baltimore theatre in 1924 and made 11 x: - : - :: - :y' K - Yvette 11 Mary Margaret McBride Florida Citrus Fruits Perkins Oxydol "The Guiding Light" Camay Rustic Ramblers Reports Hannon, Songs National Sewing Contest "Story of Bess Johnson" Palmolive Soap Junior Town "Mary Marlin" Ivory "The Goldbergs" Duz "The O'Neills" Ivory Soap "Treasure Island" Cheeri Oats EVENING Edwin. C. Hill "The Human Side of the News" American Oil Company Trout, News Commercial Credit Company The Sport World Radio News Extra Styletex Clothes "The World Today" "Gifts For Listening' Miller's "Little Orphan Annie" Mother's Oats "America Takes Wings" Fashionaires WHP Studio Orchestra Jean Hersholt as "Dr. Christian" Chesebrough Mfg. Company Elmer Davis News Palmojive Soap Texaco Star Theatre with Fred Allen Presented by Texas Oil Company Glenn Miller's Orchestra Presented by Chesterfield Cigarets "News Ahead of the Headlines" her first New York stage appearance that same year in "The Red Falcon." With the exception of a year spent in London as correspondent for "Vogue," she has continued her Broadway career. Her most famous role was "Sylvia Fowler" in Clare Boothe's play, "The Women." Miss Chase has appeared in 22 successful plays. She's busy now writing the scripts for "Penthouse Party," managing her household and doing fashion commentary for British War Relief. Songstress . Yvette (nee Elsa Harris) at the age of 13, came to New York from Birmingham, Alabama., Last year, at 18, Yvette got her first radio contract and since, has sung at leading New York night clubs. Paul Baron, 30, whose orchestra is to supply music for "Penthouse Party," has been an arranger for 11 years. He creates singing styles adapted to the individuality of singers. Among ' his clients . are Fifi D'Orsay, Lupe Velez, Ann Sothern, Elvira Rios, Bernice Parks and Yvette. Baron started out to become a doctor at the University of Maryland, but shifted to the Peabody Conservatory, in his native Baltimore and, armed with a musical education came to New York. Bert Parks is the announcer for the program which is to be heard on WHP every Friday.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 07 Jun 1941, Sat,
  3. Page 26

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