Harrisburg Telegraph from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on February 28, 1942 · Page 22
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Harrisburg Telegraph from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania · Page 22

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, February 28, 1942
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IT WHP RADIO PROGRAMS FOR THE ENTIRE WEEK STARTING MARCH 1, 1942 'That Brewster Boy' Makes Bow as Wednesday Feature I r ' Shirley Temple in Title Role Of ' Junior Miss' Radio Drama Eddie Firestone Plays Lead in Half - Hour Comedy Series of 'Teen - Age Pranks "That Brewster Boy " drama of 'teen age Joey and his neverending pranks, makes its bow as a weekly, half - hour comedy series over the Columbia Broadcasting System and WHP Wednesday from 7.30 to 8 p. m. The programs are sponsored by the 'Quaker Oats Company and are produced at Columbia's, WBBM - Chicago studios Eddie Firestone, Jr., young un - ill'' ' dergraduate at Northwestern University, characterizes the irrepressible Joey Brewster. Hugh Studebaker portrays Joey's father, Jim Brewster, and Constance Crowder fills the role of the boy's mother, Jane Brewster. Then there is Sister Nancy .;.s4fr.". wfew.v JMCmckV. - - v . vi - J EDDIE FOSTER (Louise Fitch) and her favorite beau, Phil Hayworth (Bob Bailey). Bob Jellison is cast as Herbert Clark, Phil's wealthy rival. Billy IdeLson is Joey's compan - in - mischief, Chuck. Pauline Hopkins and Owen Vinson (Mr. and Mrs. in private life) plot the escapades for Joey. Miss Hopkins authors the story; Vinson offers plot suggestions, directs the show. Shadow's Cunning Matched Against i ' Mad Scientist Two renowned biologists almost come to fisticuffs over a difference of opinion on the art of plastic surgery. The argument aris when one scientist states he can make a composite person. When his colleague disagrees, the scientist swears vengeance and threat ens to make the skeptic the first victim of the experiment on the Shadow program, Sunday, over WHP, from 6.00 to 6.30 p. m. The mad scientist, in accomplishing his threat, runs , afoul of the Shadow Who soon ends the diabolical experiment. Spirit xf '42 At School For Officers How does Uncle Sam go about the important job of training officers to lead his armed forces? That question, is answered as far as the Infantry is concerned when the WHP - Columbia net work's "Spirit of '42" takes its microphones on Sunday to the Officer's Candidate School, Fort Benning, Georgia from 2.00 to 2.30 p. m. The broadcast, beginning with an eye - witness report on the ac quisition of officer material, with Brewster Morgan, Wyllis Cooper and Rush Hughes at the microphones, gives a nutshell demon stration of what Infantry officers are taught. Listeners are taken in to the Arjny classrooms and shown how military theory is developed, and are given a vicarious trip to the firing range when 37 mm. anti - tank guns, various machine guns, and the 60 mm. mortar are put through their paces. Music for the program is by the twenty - ninth" Infantry Band of Fort Benning, one of the crack bands of a crack regiment which has for the last decade been test ing and perfecting new Infantry developments. Orphan Annie Radio's Orphan Annie, which comes to the airways each weekday, Monday through Friday at 7.15 p. m., has quickly adapted itself to the topic of the time and is now telling a story that is all out for victory. The series, which is sponsored by Quaker Sparkies, is real entertainment for youngsters and grown up youngsters, too. Start following Annies adventures over WHP, tonight. Bob Hawk's Friday "How'm I Doin'?" program is one of Uncle Sam's heaviest buyers of Defense Stamps. A $2000 reserve is kept on hand. RANSOM SHERMAN GLENN MILLER CHANGE TIME The coming of the Brewster Boy and Shirley Temple shows to the WHP schedule this week adds first - class attractions to the station's program, but at the same time it is called to your attention that two of the WHP - CBS established favorites of the airways are moving to new broadcast time. Ransom Sherman's Crestfallen Manor takes over the 9.30 to 10 P. M. spot on Wednesday evenings and Glenn Miller's Chesterfield Time shifts its Tuesday night broadcast to Friday night at 10 o'clock. Complete details of these program changes are found on another page of this section. JOAN BENNETT Screen Guild Stars Shine In 'Midnight' Co - stars for the "Screen Guild Theatre" broadcast of Sunday will be lovely Joan Bennett and personable Robert Young, who will be heard in the sparkling comedy, "Midnight" over WHP and the Columbia Network at 7.30 p. m. itoger .tryor wiu serve as host to Screen Guild Theatre's audience, and Oscar Bradley and his orchestra will provide the musical' setting for the story. "Midnight" is about an adven turous young American chorus girl and an easy - going Hungarian taxi driver whose paths cross in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Miss Bennett plays the role of Eve Peabody, the chorus girl, and Robert Young plays the part of the taxi driver, Ribor Rakofsky. The story opens with Eve's arrival in Rio one rainy night. Sleepy and flat broke, she makes a deal with a taxi driver to pay him double the taxi fare if he helps her find a job. Eve soon finds a job and what a job. She is hired by a wealthy but aging Frenchman to distract the attention of the gigolo pursuing his wife. The situation is further complicated when Eve poses as Rakof sky's wife. The Screen Guild Theatre originates in Hollywood at the CBS studios. John "Bud" Hie stand is the announcer. Screen Favorite Plays Characters Made Famous in Stories by Author Sally Benson Shirley Temple, lately a graduate from her winsome "Little Miss" role, has - become Columbia network's "Junior Miss." The fast - blossoming young lady opens a Wednesday night series on the network March 4, and Shirley, now a 'junior miss" herself, has the role in the show heard over WHP from 9 to 9.30 p. m. New Taylor Opera For Family Hour Marking its debut on the air, Gladys Swarthout will sing an aria from Deems Taylor's new opera, "Ramuntcho," on the Sun day broadcast of "The Family Hour," over WHP - CBS from to 5.45 p. m. "Ramuntcho" had its world premiere in Philadelphia on Febru ary 11. and portions of the opera were heard for the first time in New York on February 23 when Miss Swarthout sang the beauti ful "Ave Maria" at Carnegie Hall In addition to the ""Ave Maria' from "Ramuntcho." Miss Swarth out will sing Jerome Kern's "Make Believe" from "Showboat" and "Kiss Me Again" from Victor Wprhert's "Mile Modiste" on Sunday?s "Family Hour" broad cast. Dramatized incidents from the life of Beethoven ... will com prise another highlight in the famous composer series. Al Good man's . orchestra will play ; special group of well - known nursery rhymes including, "The Farmer in the Dell" and "Mary Had a Little Lamb." This is the first time that "Jun ior Miss" has been offered in radio form, but thousands already are well acquainted with the heroine, young Judy Graves. A creation of Author Sally Ben son, Judy's adolescent trials and problems have been published in The New Yorker Magazine, she is currently portrayed in a Broad - FLASH!!! Lieut. Douglas Fairbanks, United States Navy, has received permission from the Navy Department to appear as co - star with Fredric March on the WHP network radio show, "This Is War!" this evening at 7 o'clock. Now on active duty aboard a destroyer, Lieut. Fairbanks has been granted a two - day leave to participate in the broadcast. PROGRAM SCHEDULE WHIP 13.46 Kilocycles WHP, SUNDAY, MARCH 1 MORNING 8.00 CBS Press News 8.05 CBS Louise Wilcher, organist. 8.30 CBS Intermezzo for Strings 8.45 CBS Symphonettes 9.00 CBS News of the World - 9.15 CBS From the Organ Loft 9.45 CBS Gypsy Caravan 10.00 CBS Church of the Air 10.30 CBS Wings Over Jordan 11.00 HBG Market Square Presbyterian Church AFTERNOON 12.15 CBS Syncopation Piece 12.30 CBS Salt Lake City Tabernacle S. . - ce 1.00 HBG News Reports Burche Co. 1.15 HBG "Lest We Forget" 1.30 WHP WHP Salon Orchestra 2.00 CBS Spirit of '42 2.30 CBS Columbia Workshop 2.55 CBS Press Radio News 3.00 CBS N. Y. Philharmonic Symphony EVENING 6.00 HBG "The Shadow" Blue Coal 6.30 HBG Your Radio News Extra Presented by Styletex Clothes 6.45 HBG "You Can't Do Business With Hitler" 7.00 HBG Harry - Bluestone's Serenaders 7.15 CBS Public Affairs 7.30 CBS "Screen Guild Theatre" Gulf Oil Co. 8.00 CBS World News Tonight 8.30 CBS "The Crime Doctor" Philip Morris Cigarets 8.55 CBS Elmer Davis, News 9.U0 HBG I Am An American Caplan's 9.15 WHP Dyana Gayle, Songs 9.30 WHP Ferdinand Strack and His Concert Orchestra 10.00 CBS "Take It or Leave It" Eversharp, Inc. 10.30 HBG "News Ahead of Jhe Headlines" ; David's ; 10.35 HBG Glory Pleasant Trio 4.30 CBS "Pause That Refreshes" Andre Kos - 11.00 CBS Headlines and Bylines telanetz and Guests Coca Cola 11.15 CBS Shep Fields and his Orchestra 5.00 CBS "The Family Hour" Gladys Swarth - 11.30 CBS Harry James and His Orchestra out, Deems Taylor, Al Goodman's 12.00 CBS Hal Mclntyre Orchestra Orchestra Prudential Insurance Co. - 12.30 CBS Glen Gray and His Orchestra 5.45 CBS Wm. L. Shirer, News Sanka Coffee 12.55 CBS News Summary and Sign - off L r xA if '; v - - a m ft imw f' Sr. I SHIRLEY TEMPLE way play and "Junior Miss," in book form, was the Book - of - the - Month Club selection for May, 1941, with a sale since then of more than 200,000 copies. The new Shirley Temple series. is being adapted from the "Junior Miss" book to radio by Doris Gilbert, under the personal supervision of Sally Benson. Gordon Hughes, whom many remember as the director of "Those We Love," also directs "Junior Miss." Musical director for the program is David Rose. Sponsored by the Procter and Gamble Company, "Junior Miss" is heard over a CBS net work of 70 stations. Directs Final Concert With Philharmonic Making his final "appearance of the season with the New York Philharmonic - Symphony, Dr. Serge Koussevitzky conducts that orchestra Sunday in a program of American, Russian and French music over WHP - CBS from 3 to 4.30 p. m. The great Russian - born musi cian opens the concert with the Fugue from the E Major Suite for String Orchestra, Opus 63, by Arthur Foote,.who belonged to the talented group of New England composers of which George Chad - wick was a prominent member. Foote received all his musical training in the United States, and spent almost all of his life in or near Boston, teaching in that city up to the time of his death in 1937 at the age of 84. The' program also includes Debussy's evocative "La Mer," a sensitive tone - picture of th'e sea. The three movements of the work are entitled From Dawn to Noon on the Sea, Play of the Waves, and Dialogue of the Wind and the Sea. The concert closes with a performance of Tschaikowsky's intensely dramatic Fifth Symphony in E Minor, Opus 64. The symphony particularly the slow movement with its sensuous theme for French horn is one of the Russian master's most beloved compositions.

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