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Title
Special V-J Day show: radio broadcast
Additional title: Armed Forces Radio Service special V-J Day show
Additional title: VJ Day Special
Names
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003 (Host)
Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977 (Performer)
Langford, Frances (Performer)
Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994 (Performer)
Wilkerson, Martha, 1918-1999 (Performer)
Garland, Judy (Performer)
Simms, Ginny (Performer)
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 (Performer)
Marshall, Herbert, 1890-1966 (Commentator)
Young, Loretta, 1913-2000 (Commentator)
Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978 (Commentator)
Chekhov, Michael, 1891-1955 (Commentator)
Lin, Yutang, 1895-1976 (Commentator)
Sheen, Fulton J. (Fulton John), 1895-1979 (Commentator)
Magnin, Edgar F. (Edgar Fogel), 1890-1984 (Commentator)
Brooks, Roelif H., Reverend (Commentator)
Ken Darby Singers (Performer)
Armed Forces Radio Service Orchestra (Performer)
United States. Armed Forces Radio Service (Performer)
Collection

Lawrence and Lee collection of broadcast recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1945-08-14
Table of Contents
Opening announcements -- America the beautiful ; Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition (The Ken Darby Singers -- This is the army Mr. Jones (Langford) -- I've been working on the railroad (Shore with The Ken Darby Singers) -- Don't sit under the apple tree (Simms) -- The biscuits in the army they say are mighty fine (Gee Mom I want to go home) (Shore with The Ken Darby Singers) -- This is a GI Jazz (Mercer) -- When the war is over we will all enlist again (Langford, Shore & Simms with The Ken Darby Singers) -- Commentary -- Medley (starts with We're off to see Herr Hitler) (Garland with The Ken Darby Singers) -- Roll out the barrel ; Comin' in on a wing and a prayer (Hope with The Ken Darby Singers and cast) -- Commentary -- Old Hundredth Doxology (The Ken Darby Singers) -- Charles Boyer's address in French -- Lin Yutang's address in Chinese -- Michael Chekhov's address in Russian -- Commentaries and religious addresses -- Glory, glory, hallelujah.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 624
Topics
Popular music -- United States -- 1941-1950
Radio programs, Musical -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- Songs and music
Genres
Music
Radio programs
Notes
Source note: Title supplied by cataloger from label on original disc; credits from audition.
Content: Program dedicated to the victory of the Allied Forces in World War II. Additional short commentaries precede or follow the music numbers.
Performers: Bob Hope, host ; Bing Crosby, Frances Langford, Dinah Shore, GI Jill (Martha Wilkerson), Judy Garland, Ginny Simms, Johnny Mercer, Ken Darby Singers, performers ; Herbert Marshall, Loretta Young, Charles Boyer, Michael Chekhov, Lin Yutang, Monsignor Fulton J. Sheen, Rabbi Edgar Magnin, Reverend R.H. Brooks, commentators ; AFRS Orchestra.
Venue: Broadcast live from Washington (D.C.) 1945 August 14.
Acquisition: Gift; Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 1 audio disc (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, lacquer, mono. ; 16 in.
Description
Program dedicated to the victory of the Allied Forces in World War II. Additional short commentaries precede or follow the music numbers.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 921854355
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20800179
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 93b93d40-b91c-0133-5bb0-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1903: Creator Born
  • 1945: Created
  • 2003: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Special V-J Day show: radio broadcast" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/971ddaa0-b91c-0133-52f9-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Special V-J Day show: radio broadcast" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/971ddaa0-b91c-0133-52f9-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1945). Special V-J Day show: radio broadcast Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/971ddaa0-b91c-0133-52f9-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Special V-J Day show: radio broadcast