Harrisburg Telegraph from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on October 17, 1942 · Page 19
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WHP RADIO PROGRAMS FOR THE ENTIRE WEEK, BEGINNING OCTOBER 18 mm Champ Girl 'Chutist on Hobby Lobby The world's female champion altitude flyer and parachutist, Marie McMillan, whose hobby o 'emitting is enabling her to organize a flying battalion of nurses, will be a guest star on Dave El - man's "Hobby Lobby" this eve ning over WHP - CBS at 8.30 p. m. Among other unusual hobbyists scheduled are a child wizard o the accordion; a benefactor of the blind; and a man whose greates joy in life is in proving that there is nothing new under the sun. - Miss McMillan, who hails from Long Island, N. Y., is famous for her numerous successful para chute leaps from fast flying air craft. To date she has completed 196 jumps. She broke the altitude record by flying to a height of 24,800 feet in the air without oxygen and then bailing out. Her work in encouraging nurses to take up parachuting is winnning wide response. Robert Lee Graham, of Lincoln, Nebraska, is the 12 - year - old urchin who can play the occor dion, the xylophone, clarinet and numerous other instruments. He has memorized 120 classic and popular pieces, and is generally hailed as a child prodigy. Wilfred Funk, New York lexicographer and poet is of the firm opinion that there's nothing new under the sun. He has unearthed a coffer of facts pertaining to his theory facts proving the slot ma chines, champagne coolers and asbestos material were used way back in antiquity. W. G. Holmes, of Monsie, N. Y., once came upon a newspaper item telling of a philanthropic bequest made to all charities save those supporting the blind. This "injus tice" fired him with ambition to help the blind with every means at his disposal. YANKEE DOODLE DANDIES Myra Rosovskoya, a German refugee, is the latest addition to the cast of The Goldbergs. She actually plays the part of a German refugee, too, in the CBS serial. The London News Chronicle, for the first time in the history of English journalism, is printing much of the script of the Norman Corwin series, "An American in England," as broadcast over CBS. Take George Into Grade's Pool Plan Mr. and Mrs. George M. Cohan in their younger days, as portrayed by Joan Leslie and James Cagney, who appear in a radio version of Warner Brothers' hit, "Yankee Doodle Dandy" on "Screen Guild Play" over Columbia network, Monday, October 19. The star - spangled story of America's great showman, George II. Cohan, inaugurates a weekly program, which is sponsored for Screen Actors Guild and the Motion Picture Relief Fund. Players to Open Season With 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' James Cagney., Joan Leslie, Walter. Huston, Jeanne Cagney Head Cast "Screen Guild Players" makes its Autumn CBS debut Monday, with a radio' presentation of "Yankee Doodle Dandy' the story. of America's master entertainer, George M. Cohan, over WHP - CBS, from 10 to 10.30 p. m. Members of the original cast of the Warner Brothers hit film are in the radio cast, including James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Jeanne Cagney and Rosemary DeCamp. "Yankee Doodle Dandy" is the Orson Welles, Benay Venuta Join Fred Allen Sunday Grade Allen, as leader of the Beverly Hills Uplift Society, will entertain a motion to put George Burns up to his neck in pools, when the first season's meeting of gabby women provides the nucleus of the Burns and Allen show, Tuesday at 9 p. m over WHP and the Columbia Network. When George hears the members discussing such inconse quential matters as "universal bird baths," he will tell them it is high time they did something constructive. Result a motion will be passed that George share his car, clothing, bath and bed with their respective husbands. Bill Goodwin will reluctantly be sent out to shop for presents for Gracie's brother Willie who is taking his physical examination for the Army, and Bill is commissioned to buy something suitable for wear in Iceland, Egypt or Japan. It is Herman the Duck who gets in the worst "stew" when warned that the impending meat - rationing program does not affect him. But Grade assures him that his name will be. marked off her list of edibles. Paul Whiteman's orchestra, assisted by the Six Hits and a Miss, will offer a novelty version of the popular number, "Manhattan Serenade,' and Jimmy Cash will sing "White Christmas," postponed from last Tuesday, : m J Orson Welles, the man who de les category in the dramatic world, and Fred Allen, the man who defies the. dramatic world, promise a "scream version" of the 'Texaco Star Theatre" via WHP and the Columbia network Sunday rom 9.30 to 10 p. m. In keeping with his new policy of presenting a different dramatic guest and a new vocalist star each week, Allen also gives his Star Theatre fans Benay Venuta, sing ing star of the Broadway musical hit, "By Jupiter." And Arthur Godfrey, who by now has won his spurs as a mem ber of the Star Theatre's wacky workshop players, takes part in the howlful half hour. Portland Hoffa, Al Goodman's orchestra, John Brown, Charlie Cantor, Minerva Pious and Alan (Falstaff Openshaw) Reed make "MOST HONORED MUSIC" MOVES TO NEW TIME "The World's Most Honored Music," a half - hour of familiar works of the masters, moves this week to a new time on the WHP schedule. The famous Lon - gines . Symphonette will hereafter be heard at 10.35 p. m. every Sunday evening. The "World's Most Honored Music" program is under the sponsorship of the Longines - Wittnauer Watch Company. up the rest of the "cast of characters" but what characters. Playwright Guest of 'We, The People' Maxwell Anderson, distinguished American playwright, .will make his radio debut to introduce a scene from his new play, "The Eve of St. Mark," during the "We, the People" program on Sunday, at 7.30 p. m. over WHP and the CBS Network. The Pulitzer Prize playwright's twenty - third stage play opened re cently at the Cort Theatre in New York and was acclaimed unani mously by the critics as the best play yet written about World War II. The play deals with a farm boy who is drafted into the Army and is later killed in action in the Philippines. The scene will be played by members of the Broadway cast. The broadcast also will present Frances Long, an American girl who was one of two Americans released from Manila since its capture by the Japanese. Miss Long will broadcast messages to relatives and friends of those she left behind in Manila. Winning plaudits for his stage productions is no novelty to Maxwell Anderson. In 1933, the 54 - year - old playwright was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the play, "Both Your Houses." The for the years 1935 and 1936, he was given the New York Drama Critics an nual awards for "Winterset" and "High Tor," successively. Milo Boulton will interview the guests, and music will be under the direction of Oscar Bradley. The announcer will be John Reed King. Knox Manning heard often on "We, The People" by the CBS coast - to - coast audience, is a captain in the first motion picture unit of the United States Army Air Force. Manning's voice is familiar, too, in movie theatres. PROGRAM SCHEDULE W M P i4G0 Kilocycles WHP, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18 , MORNING 8.00 CBS News Bulletins 8.05 CBS Burt Buhrman, Organist 8.30 CBS Musical Masterpieces 8.45 WHP Propogation of the Faith 9.00 CBS News of the World 9.15 CBS Gypsy Caravan 9.45 CBS Columbia Concert Trio 10.00 CBS Church of the Air 10.30 CBS Wings Over Jordan 11.00 CBS News Reports, Warren Sweeney Curtis Candy 11.05 HBG Market Square Presbyterian Church AFTERNOON v " 12.15 CBS "Womanpower" 12.30 CBSSalt Lake City Tabernacle Service 1.00 HBG News Reports Burche Co. 1.15 HBG This Week in Washington Congressman John C. Kunkle. 1.30 CBS "Report to the Nation" 2.00 CBS "Those We Love" General' Foods 2.30 WHP WHP Studio Orchestra 3.00 CBS Cleveland Symphony Orchestra 4.30 CBS "Pause That Refreshes" Andre Kos - telanetz and Guests Coca Cola 5.00 Orchestra Prudential Insurance Co. 5.45 CBS Wm. L. Shirer, News Sanka Coffee EVENING 6.00 CBS Edward H. Murrow irom London 6.15 CBS Irene Rich "Dear John" Welch's Grape Juice 6.30 CBS Sergeant Gene Autry Wrigley 7.00 HBG Radio News Extra Styletex 7.15 CBS Lou Holtz 7.30 CBS "We the People" Gulf Oil Co. 8.00 CBS "Commandos" 8.30 CBS "The Crime Doctor" Philip Morris Cigarets 8.55 CBS Eric Sevareid News Ouink 9.00 CBS "Radio Reader's Digests Campbell Soup 9.30 CBS Fred Allen Texaco Star Theatre 10.00 CBS "Take It or Leave It" Eversharp, Inc 10.30 HBG "News Ahead of the Headlines" David's 10.35 WHP World's Most Honored Music Longines - Wittnauer 11.05 WHP News Reports - 11.00 CBS World News 11.10 CBS Eric Sevareid Analysis of News 11.15 CBS Hal Mclntyre and His Orchestra 11.30 CBS Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 12.00 CBS Les Brown and His Orchestra CBS - "The Family Hour" Gladys Swarth - 12.30 CBS Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra out, Deems Taylor, Al Goodman's 12.55 CBS News Summary and Sign - off story of the life of George M. Cohan from the ages of one to 63. Replete with melody and laughter, the film is a timely tribute to a great showman. James Cagney portrays George M.; Joan Leslie plays his wife; Walter Huston is Jerry Cohan, his father; while George M's sister and mother are played ty Jeanne Cagney and Rosemary DeCamp respectively. In the past, the Screen Guild captured a huge radio audience and this season, with great starring names in a series of hit pro - . ductions, the program is expected to achieve an even greater popu larity. Actors appearing on the "Screen Guild Players" donate their services and the sponsor, in turn, contributes to the Motion Picture Relief Fund. During the last three years, the program has yielded more than one million dol lars teethe fund. "Screen Guild Players" is sup ported by all the organizations of the film industry, including v the Screen Actors' Guild, the Screen Writers' Guild, the Hays Office, Screen Directors' Guild and affiliated groups representing every one from the lowest to the highest in the industry. Aside from its wealth of entertainment the program proves, in the words of Jean Hersholt, "that Hollywood has a heart." . "Screen Guild Players" is sponsored by Lady Esther, Ltd. "Blondie," CBS Monday night program, has relaxed its three - year "no audience" rule for the duration. Some service men who asked to see the program ;ere allowed to sit in the client's booth; as the demand increaesed, it was moved to a large studio in KNX, Hollywood. Men in uniform are given preference in applications for tickets. Announce Topics For CBS School The meaning of sea power in the present war and the role of the American Navy in the struggle for control of the sea are portrayed on the Friday "This Living World" series of Columbia network's "School of the Air of the Americas" over WHP - CBS from 9.15 to 9.45 p. m. Monday's "Science At Work" program, opening the third week of the 1942 - 43 "School of the Air" October 19, shows how all of mankind's complicated machinery came originally from six simple devices. These are the inclined plane, the wedge, the screw, the lever, the pulley and the wheel - and - axle. "Cuba, Springboard of Con quest" is the title of the Wednesday, October 21, "New Horizons' story. A picture of Cuba in its early colonial days is given and classroom listeners are told why the island was so important as a starting point for Spanish expedi tions and later as a port of call for golden galleons. "Tales From Far And Near," the Thursday, October 22, story en titled "Call It Courage," is adapted from Armstrong Perry's story of the same name and tells of Ma - fa tu, a South Sea Island boy . who sailed the sea alone to try his new - found courage. The regular Friday "This . Liv ing World" series includes a number of local group discussions by school students on the meaning and use of our present sea power.

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