The Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn, New York on April 12, 1936 · Page 34
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BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE, NEW YORK, SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 1936 C IS In the Easter Parade on the Airlanes From Fred en heard over left to right: Lily Pong, coloratura soprano of the Metropolitan, who will he the soloist on tonight" program at 10 o'clock over WE.4F; rick Jagel, tenor of the Metropolitan, who will sing on W ABC tonight at 9 o'clock, and blond Benay Venuta, Columbia singing star, who is W AtSV every M uesaay at o p.m. aim every eanestitry " p Talks I Music in the Ether of the Week Out of a Blue Sky Perry Charles and Arthur Q. Bryan Find Sponsor for Their 'Itty-Bitty-Kiddy Hour on WHN Other Events By Jo Ranson YOU may recall that Old bromide about everything comfs to him who waits. Well, Perry Charles, the mighty atom of the airwaves and creator of that fantastic radio production "The Itty-Bitty-Kiddy Hour" on WHN, has been sold (thank heavens) down the sponsored river after waiting patiently for 16 long months. Usually a sustaining program on air few such a long period is jinxed but the "Itty-Bitty-Kiddy Hour" apparently was born under a lucky , musicians are.' giPerry at WHN, who furnished the name for the sketch on the day the idea for this clambake was conceived. "I don't know what to say about it,"' declared Lampooner Charles when asked how ne felt about capturing a sponsor for his program. "Our sponsor is a cheese firm; that sort of gives us away. Some people say we're funny, only I can't believe them. The only time I think we're doing all right is when the musi- cians laugh. And you know how star. The program got its sponsor-man finally and there is great jubilation In the station, yeah man! Perry Charles, the diminutive eprite, whose cheery countenance has served to brighten Radio Row for many years, says he will be beard thrice weekly, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at 7 p.m. on the 1010 frequency, aided and abetted by Joe Jordan and his orchestra. Perry's partner in crime will be another of the ether's veterans, the rotund and jovial Arthur Q. Bryan. And between these two esquires tnuch ado about nothing should emanate from the Itty-Bittyites. This column has been a great booster of the "Itty-Bitty-Kiddy Hour" because it is such a mad program. Known as radio's chief burlesque of radio, it has lampooned and mocked every bigwig and top-notch program on the air. From Uncle Con to the Voice of Inexperience, no one has been spared the Perry rod. We wouldn't be a bit surprised if ne of these days the program will kid itself. What a name! As nonsensical as the program itself, and who do you suppose is responsible for the title? None other than that gay blade and sports announcer from Columbia, the eminent Ted (adorable) Busing. Yes, sir, It was the silver-tongued Husing, Idling an hour with The 7 p.m. spot is a tough one in view of the heavy competition on the networks such as Amos and Andy, Myrt and Marge and the Easy Aces. But if any one can buck such competition it is Perry Charles and his "Itty-Bitty-Kiddy Hour." The musicians will help, too. Views, reviews, etc. . . . Congrats to Frederick J. H. Kracke, Commissioner of Plant and Structures, for modernizing the municipal station's equipment. The micro-ray beam will be of great help in times of stress and the construction of studios in downtown Brooklyn will enhance the value of WNYC considerably. It goes without saying that the new Greenpoint transmitter will provide a much better signal than in the past . . . The Britishers will try their hand at amateur programs. They will pattern the simon-pure shows after the American idea except in one important detail. The gong will be missing and each act will be permitted to finish no matter what happens. Listeners on this side of the Atlantic will hear 15 minutes of the British amateur program on May 1. WJZ will rebroad-cast the program in this vicinity . . . Spring departures from the airlanes: From WEAF the Eskimos and the Melody Master today; from WJZ Warden Lawes and John Charles Thomas on April 15 and Red Nichols Prom on April 17. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's special address before the Young Democratic Clubs of Maryland, assembled at the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore, will be broadcast over WEAF and WABC tomorrow from 10:30 to 11 p.m. Hundreds of Young Democratic Clubs in all parts of the United States will assemble in their communities to hear the address, during which the President is expected to discuss issues of the forthcoming campaign, Wisconsin University graduates throughout the country will join in special tribute to their alma mater when Dr. Glenn Frank, president of the university, and Governor Philip La Follette send their greetings to alumni over WJZ tomorrow from 10 to 10:30 p.m. The broadcast will be made on the 75th anniversary of the University of Wisconsin Alumni Association and also will feature addresses by Myron Harschaw, president of the association, and Fred-ric March, film star, speaking from Hollywood. Music will be provided by the University of Wisconsin L Paulist Choir on WJZ Lily Pons to Be Heard Tonight Other Musical Events of the Week TODAY rpHE Paulist Choir, directed by Father Finn, will be featured in a concert by the Radio City Music Hall Symphony Orchestra and soloists. WJZ, 12.30-1:30 pm. Kamennoi-Ostrow Rubinstein Occasional Overture Handel Victoria Fugue (Paradise Lost) . . . Dubois Brother Ass and St. Francis .... Fr. Finn Siegfried Paraphrase Wagner-Wllhelmj Paschal Suite Fr. Finn Lily Pons, soprano of Metropolitan Opera, radio and screen fame, will be guest soloist with the Sym phony Orchestra. WEAF, 10-11 pjn i Christ the Lord U Risen Today. ... Elver The Bella of St. Mary s Adams Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Bach Queen of the Night, from Magic Flute Mozart La Caplnera (The Wren) Benedict Soldiers' Chorus, from '-Faust" ... Gounod Agnus Del Bizet Landsightinc Grieg Ave Maria Bach-Gounod Bell Song, from "Lakme" Dellbes I Overture to "Tannhaeuser" Wagner j S gian organist, offers another "Re cital Hall" concert. WOR, 10-10:30 p.m. Chrtstus Resurrexlt Ravanello My Heart Ever Faithful ... Saca Melody in F Rubinstein Largo. ' New World Symphony". . . Dvorak March in K Flat Salosac MONDAY ! Nelson Eddy, American baritone, will return as soloist of the concert, with Margaret Speaks, soprano, and William Daly's Symphonic String Orchestra and the mixed chorus j Band, directed by Ray Dvorak, and ; WEAF, 8:30-9 p m. the university's Men's Glee Club. ! Heart Bowed Down conducted by Prof E. E. Swiimcy. xiic inrui.wu " " " Espana .... through the facilities of station ; omnipotence WIBA, NBC affiliate in Madi.-on ' Wis. Shepherd See Thy Hore"j Mane FRIDAY For the fourth consecutive year, the concert featuring Jessica Drago-nette will be dedicated to Lehigh University. Announcement will be made of the as yet unselected prize-winning song In a contest conducted for Lehigh students, with the quartet singing the winning composition. Rosario Bourdon also will conduct the orchestra in a medley of Lehigh songs. WEAF, 8-9 pjn. SATURDAY Appropriate Easter music will feature the regular Saturday broad cast of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Serge Koussevitzky. The Cecelia-Choral Society of Boston, conducted by Arthur Fiedler, will sing during the program from Symphony Hall, Boston. Dr. Kou.-sevitzky will present for the fin-t time in Bos- I ton. Hill's Sinfonietia for Siring B'"''e , Orchestra, Opus 40a still In manu- Fom:nK j . oiey Speaks j script form. WJZ, 8 !.-9 la p m. Chabner j Shuber: '. An address by former Senator James A. Reed before the Lawyer's Association dinner in Kansas City. Mo., will be broadcast over WJZ on Tuesday, from 9:30 to 10 p. m. The ex-Congressman's talk will answer the question, "Shall We Have Constitutional Liberty or Dictatorship?" Postmaster General James A. Farley, addressing a banquet of the State Democratic Committee in the Hotel Ten Eyck in Albany, will open the national and State Democratic campaigns in New York with a talk on "The Keynote of the 1936 Campaign," over WJZ on Wednesday, from 10:30 to 11 p.m. ("atm as the Niht Litiie Mot her ol Mine The Lords Player Ri.hnl ' inner: ; TIESUAV An all-string concert by Alfred Wallenstein's "String Smfonia." WOR, 9-9:30 p.m. Twelve Marciiee Handel Serenade No. 3, Opus 69 Toleman Minuett Haydn Andante, D Minor Quaxtrtte ... Schubert ; Music UT String Orchestra. Opus 39 Hans 8achsse WEDNESDAY j John Charles Thomas, baritone, j will present "Mother CMine," a ' composition of Frank E. Tours, as j a feature solo of the broadcast over WJZ, 10-10:30 pm. Dr. THURSDAY Charles M. Courboin, Bel- TOMGHT Frederick Jagel SOLOIST WITH THE Ford Sunday Evening Hour SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA O SEVENTY AND MIXED CHORUS Conducted ky VICTOR KOLAR TO 1 O'CLOCK. E. S. T. WABC

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