Paul Whiteman Presents

January 5, 1936 to July 14, 1947
74 episodes known to exist
Paul Whiteman Presents was a radio show which ran from January 5, 1936 to July 14, 1947. It starred Dinah Shore, Romana, Durell and Johnny, Bob Lawrence, Jack Teagarden, The, Judy Canova, Jack Teagarden, The Kingsmen, Joan Edwards, The Modernairs, Joan Edwards, Clark Dennis, The Modernairs, Eugenie Baird, Johnny Thompson, and The Joe Moony Quartet.
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July 4, 1947 - July 14, 1947
Paul Whiteman Club
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2
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Paul Whiteman Concerts See: Contemporary Co
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3
April 10, 1943 - December 25, 1943
Paul Whiteman Presents
16
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4
January 5, 1936 - May 24, 1936
The Paul Whiteman Show
11
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5
July 3, 1936 - July 17, 1936
The Paul Whiteman Show
2
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6
April 22, 1938 - May 27, 1938
The Paul Whiteman Show
6
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7
September 7, 1938 - November 1, 1939
The Paul Whiteman Show
24
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8
November 1, 1939 - November 8, 1939
The Paul Whiteman Show
4
Mutual
9
September 29, 1946 - October 27, 1946
The Paul Whiteman Show
5
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10
December 24, 1945 - December 24, 1946
Paul Whiteman's Christmas Party
2
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Paul Whiteman Club
July 4, 1947 - July 14, 1947
4 episodes known to exist
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July 4, 1947 
Oh, Devil Moon 
Incomplete-Disc 1 of 4 only 
15:00 

 
 
July 14, 1947 
It's a Good Day 
 
30:00 

 
 
July 14, 1947 
Okalahoma 
 
1:01:30 

 
 
July 14, 1947 
Unless It Can Appen with You 
 
15:00 

 
Paul Whiteman Concerts See: Contemporary Co
n/a - n/a
0 episodes known to exist
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Paul Whiteman Presents
April 10, 1943 - December 25, 1943
16 episodes known to exist
Stars: Dinah Shore
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AUD 
April 10, 1943 
Paul Whihteman's Housewarming Party-Part 1 
MC: Rudy Vallee. ANNOUNCER: John Milton Kennedy. STARS: Gracie Allen, Ferde Grofe, Tom Breneman, Gracie Fields, Johnny Mercer, The Kings Men, Chester Lauck & Norris Goff (as Lum & Abner), Jesus San Ramon, Ed Gardner (Archie of Duffy's Tavern), Jimmy Dorsey Orch, Mildred Bailey (1st major female radio singer, Paul Lavalle, Morton Downey, Dr, Walter Damrosch, Don McNeil (& the Breakfast Club Gang), Tommy Dorsey Orch, Henry Busse Orch, Matty Matlock Orch. 
60:50 

 
AUD 
April 10, 1943 
Paul Whihteman's Housewarming Party-Part 2 
MC: Rudy Vallee. ANNOUNCER: John Milton Kennedy. STARS: Gracie Allen, Ferde Grofe, Tom Breneman, Gracie Fields, Johnny Mercer, The Kings Men, Chester Lauck & Norris Goff (as Lum & Abner), Jesus San Ramon, Ed Gardner (Archie of Duffy's Tavern), Jimmy Dorsey Orch, Mildred Bailey (1st major female radio singer, Paul Lavalle, Morton Downey, Dr, Walter Damrosch, Don McNeil (& the Breakfast Club Gang), Tommy Dorsey Orch, Henry Busse Orch, Matty Matlock Orch. 
41:25 

 
 
December 25, 1943 
Guests: Dinah Shore, Olson & Johnson 
Dinah Shore, Olson @ Johnson 
30:00 

 
June 6, 1943 
Guest: Eddie Canter 
Eddie Canter, Henry Busse 
29:33 

 
June 13, 1943 
Guest: Burns & Allen 
George Burns, Gracie Allen 
29:36 

 
June 20, 1943 
Red Skelton 
Red Skelton, Johnny Mercer Father's Day program 
29:40 
June 27, 1943 
William Gaxton 
William Gaston, Victor Moore 
29:29 

 
July 4, 1943 
Guest: Original Rhythm Boys 
The Original Rhythm Boys: Bing Crosby, Harry Barris, Al Rinker Independence Day Program 
29:46 
July 11, 1943 
Guest: Bob Burns 
Bob Burns 
29:30 

 
July 18, 1943 
Guest: Lou Holtz 
Lou Holtz, Jack Teagarten 
29:33 

 
July 25, 1943 
Guests: Olsen and Johnson 
 
29:36 

 
August 1, 1943 
Guest: Burt Lahr 
Burt Lahr, The Modernairs 
29:33 

 
10 
August 8, 1943 
Guests: Burns and Allen 
George Burns and Gracie Allen 
29:40 

 
11 
August 15, 1943 
Guest: Jimmy Durante 
Jimmy Durante, Roy Barge 
29:39 

 
12 
August 22, 1943 
Guests: William Gaxton / Victor Moore 
William Gaxton, Victor Mooore, William Frawley 
28:21 

 
13 
August 29, 1943 
Guest: Ed "archie" Gardner 
Ed Gardner (Archie), Jimmy Dorsey 
27:37 

 
The Paul Whiteman Show
Also known as THE PAUL WHITEMAN SHOW
January 5, 1936 - May 24, 1936
11 episodes known to exist
Host and Musical Director: Paul Whiteman
Stars: Romana, Durell and Johnny, Bob Lawrence, Jack Teagarden, The
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January 5, 1936 
Guest: Harry Richman 
 
44:30 

 
January 12, 1936 
Guest: Morton Downey 
 
44:30 

 
January 19, 1936 
Guest: Susanne Fischer 
 
44:30 

 
January 26, 1936 
Guests: Walter Wolf King, Nancy Mccord 
 
44:57 

 
February 2, 1936 
Guests: Donald Novis and Ray Noble 
 
44:30 

 
February 9, 1936 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
44:30 

 
February 16, 1936 
Guest: Helen Morgan 
 
44:30 

 
February 23, 1936 
Guests: Corine Amure, Doug Smith 
 
42:18 

 
13 
March 22, 1936 
Guest: Helen Ault 
 
44:47 

 
15 
April 5, 1936 
Guests: the Collegeans 
 
44:52 

 
22 
May 24, 1936 
Guests: Judy Canova, Annie Canova, Zeke Canova 
Guests: Judy Canova, Annie Canova, Zeke Canova 
45:10 

 
The Paul Whiteman Show
Also known as THE PAUL WHITEMAN SHOW
July 3, 1936 - July 17, 1936
2 episodes known to exist
Stars: Judy Canova, Jack Teagarden, The Kingsmen
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July 3, 1936 
Texas 
"Summer Breeze", "T For Texas" *Part one of three only* 
15:30 

 
 
July 17, 1936 
It Happened in Chicago in '33 
"It Happened In Chicago In '33", "The Night Is Young", "You're like a Toy Balloon", "You Can Talk About Me" 
15:00 

 
The Paul Whiteman Show
Also known as THE PAUL WHITEMAN SHOW
April 22, 1938 - May 27, 1938
6 episodes known to exist
Stars: Joan Edwards, The Modernairs
Announcer: Paul Douglas
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17 
April 22, 1938 
Guest: Charlie Butterworth 
 
29:50 

 
18 
April 29, 1938 
From the New York World's Fair 
 
29:50 

 
19 
May 6, 1938 
You Couldn't Be Cuter 
 
29:52 

 
20 
May 13, 1938 
Something Tells Me 
 
29:44 

 
21 
May 20, 1938 
From Knoxville, Tennessee 
"Chansenet", "Deep Purple", "Si-Si", "I don't Want A Greenback Dollar", "In The Shade Of The New Apple Tree", Joseph, Joseph" 
20:38 

 
22 
May 27, 1938 
Stop and Reconsider 
"Stop And Reconsider", "You Took Advantage Of Me", "Aristocrat At The Automat", "The Saga Of John Teel", "I Married An Angel Medley", "A Kitten On A Fiddle", "I Can't Face The Music", "Marlenberg Jog" 
29:40 

 
The Paul Whiteman Show
Also known as THE PAUL WHITEMAN SHOW
September 7, 1938 - November 1, 1939
24 episodes known to exist
Stars: Joan Edwards, Clark Dennis, The Modernairs
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September 7, 1938 
The Cut Rate 358 Band 
"William Tell Overture", "Love Of My Life", "The Land That Was", "The Story Of The Dixieland Band", "Now It Can Be Told", "In A Little Spanish Town", "I've Got A Pocket Full Of Dreams", "Farewell Blues" 
29:48 

 
10 
September 14, 1938 
From Brocton Fair 
"Alexander's Ragtime Band", "You Go To My Head", "Tango Americana", "Truly Tulip Time", "I Used To Be Colorblind", "My Blue Heaven", "Sophiscated Lady", "Four Nursury Rhyme Medley" 
29:53 

 
11 
September 21, 1938 
I Go For That 
"I Go For That" 
30:00 

 
12 
September 28, 1938 
Papaya 
"Papaya" 
30:00 

 
27 
January 11, 1939 
I Go For That 
"I Go For That", "I Passed By Your Window", "The Shortest Day Of My Life", "Sing For Your Supper", "My Reverie", "Rose Room", I'm Good For Nothing But Love", "St. Louis Blues" 
29:50 
28 
January 18, 1939 
Papaya 
"Papaya", "I Fouund My Yellow Basket", "Thanks For Everything", "You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby", "I know That You Know", "Trafic Jam On Times Square", "A Room With A View", "Tea For Two", "Deep In A Dream", "I Must See Annie Tonight" 
29:50 

 
29 
January 25, 1939 
This Can't Be Love 
"This Can't Be Love", "Sweet And Simple", "After Looking At You", "Mexican Jumping Bean", "Coo Coo In The Clock", "I Have Eyes", "Deep Purple", "My Melancholy Baby", "Where My Dog Has Gone", Hallelujah" 
29:50 
30 
February 1, 1939 
Sunny Disposh 
"Sunny Disposh", "Have You Forgotten So Soon?", "Sing For Your "Supper", "Night Ride", "I Cried For You", "Cuban Serenade", "Jeepers Creepers", "Toy Trumpet", "I Get Along Without You Very Well" "Bugle Call Rag" 
29:50 
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February 8, 1939 
From Tampa 
"FDR Jones", "I Have Eyes" "Tropical", "The Bluebirds And The Blackbirds", "Get Out Of Town", "Tonight Will Be My Souvenir", "Japanese Sandman", "I Go For That", "Mutiny In The Nursary" 
29:50 
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February 15, 1939 
From New Orleans 
"Jeepers Creepers", "Lets Stop The Clock", "Mardi Gras", "Ferdinand The Bull", "Dardanella", "The Masquerade Is Over", "Beebe", "This Can't Be Love", "Terribly Attractive", It's All Yours", "All The Time" 
29:50 
33 
February 22, 1939 
From Chicago 
"Terribly Attractive", "Begin The Buguine", "Thanks For Everything", "From Now On", "You're A Sweet Little Headache", "Honolulu", "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise", "I Kiss Your Hand Madame", "Blame It On My Last Affair", "I Must See Annie Tonight" 
29:50 

 
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March 1, 1939 
It's All Yours 
"It's All Yours", "After Looking At You", "Deep Purple", "Way Down Youder In New Orleans", "Tarantula", "All The Time", "I Found A New Baby", "Penny Sernade", "Milenberg Joys" 
29:50 
45 
May 17, 1939 
Penny Serenade 
 
30:00 

 
46 
May 24, 1939 
Sing a Song of Sunbeams 
 
30:00 

 
47 
May 31, 1939 
Love Is Sweeping the Country 
 
30:00 

 
48 
June 7, 1939 
Begin the Beguine 
 
30:00 

 
51 
June 28, 1939 
A Boy Named Lem and a Girl Named Sue 
 
30:00 

 
52 
July 5, 1939 
Let's Make Memories Tonight 
 
30:00 

 
53 
July 12, 1939 
Who 
 
29:50 

 
54 
July 19, 1939 
South American Way 
 
29:50 

 
57 
August 9, 1939 
Comes Love 
 
29:50 

 
65 
October 4, 1939 
Football Rythm 
 
29:50 

 
68 
October 25, 1939 
South of the Border 
 
29:50 

 
69 
November 1, 1939 
Are You Having Any Fun 
 
29:50 

 
The Paul Whiteman Show
Also known as THE PAUL WHITEMAN SHOW
November 1, 1939 - November 8, 1939
4 episodes known to exist
Mutual
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November 1, 1939 
Go Fly a Kite 
 
29:45 

 
November 3, 1939 
A Boy Named Len and a Girl Named Sue 
 
24:24 
November 6, 1939 
Song of India 
 
29:26 

 
November 8, 1939 
American Patrol 
 
29:20 

 
The Paul Whiteman Show
Also known as THE PAUL WHITEMAN SHOW
September 29, 1946 - October 27, 1946
5 episodes known to exist
Stars: Eugenie Baird, Johnny Thompson, The Joe Moony Quartet,
Director: Dick Charles
Writer: Ward Byron
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September 29, 1946 
Hora Stacatto 
 
60:00 

 
October 6, 1946 
Now I Know Your Face by Heart 
 
60:00 

 
October 13, 1946 
Bing Crosby Tribute 
 
60:00 

 
October 20, 1946 
Now I Know Your Face by Heart 
 
60:00 

 
October 27, 1946 
Swanee 
 
60:00 

 
Paul Whiteman's Christmas Party
December 24, 1945 - December 24, 1946
2 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
December 24, 1945 
 
Joan Edwards, Buddy Weede (POOR OPENING-ABOUT 1 MIN) 
44:30 

 
 
December 24, 1946 
 
Walter Winchell, Patrice Muncel, J. Scott Smart, Basil Rathbone, Kenny Baker, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ton Brenneman, Don MacNeil, Lum & Abner, Bing Crosby, Eugene Baird, Henry Morgan, Don Wilson. FULL NETWORK FROM NY & HOLLYWOOD (TRANSCONENTAL). STATION BREAK EA 30 MIN. Christmas Program 
1:29:52 

 
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