Stage Door Canteen

July 30, 1942 to April 20, 1945
142 episodes known to exist
Stage Door Canteen was a radio show which ran from July 30, 1942 to April 20, 1945.
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July 30, 1942 - April 20, 1945
Stage Door Canteen
142
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Stage Door Canteen
July 30, 1942 - April 20, 1945
142 episodes known to exist
Thursdays 9: 30 - 10
Fridays 10: 30 - 11
Announcers: Bud Collyer and David Rose MC
Producer: R. White DIRECTOR
Music: Robert Paige Orchestra
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July 30, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
George Burns and Gracie Allen, Irving Berlin, Helen Hayes, Barry Wood 
30:00 

 
August 6, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Maurice Evans, Walter O'keefe, Connee Boswell 
30:00 

 
August 13, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Merle Oberon, Phil Baker, Jane Froman 
30:00 

 
August 20, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Harry James, Helen Menken, Ed Wynn, Bidou Sayao 
30:00 

 
August 27, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Ralph Bellamy, Madeleine Carroll, Gladys Swarthout 
30:00 

 
September 3, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Orson Welles, Irene Dunne, James Milton 
30:00 

 
September 10, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Tallulah Bankhead, George Jessel, Gertrude Niesen 
30:00 

 
September 17, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Clifton Fadiman, Frank Fay, Una Merkel, The Andrews Sisters 
30:00 

 
September 24, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Mayyer Fiora LaGuardia, Aron Spalding, Col. Stoopnagle, Monte Wooley, Joan Edwards 
30:00 

 
10 
October 1, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Joan Blondell, Charles Laughton, Pat O'Brien, Bert Wheeler, Jan Peerce 
30:00 

 
11 
October 8, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Eddie Green, Miriam Hopkins, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, The Andrews Sisters 
30:00 

 
12 
October 15, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Orson Welles, Al Bernie, Anna Neagle, Ethel Merman 
30:00 

 
13 
October 22, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Johnny Burke, Rube Goldberg, Edmund Gwenn, Veronica Lake, Grantland Rice, The Merry Macs 
30:00 

 
14 
October 29, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Herb Shrinner, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Roland Young, Helen Jepson 
30:00 

 
15 
November 5, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Ralph Edwards, Herbert Marshall, Hildegarde 
30:00 

 
16 
November 12, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Walter O'Keefe, Quinton Reynolds, Alexander Woollcott, Jeanette MacDonald 
30:00 

 
17 
November 19, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Frank Fay, Governor H. Lehman, Adolphe Menjou, Jane Froman 
30:00 

 
18 
November 26, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Brian Aherne, Milton Berle, Joan Fontaine, Rise Stevens 
30:00 

 
19 
December 3, 1942 
 
ouella Parsons, Connee Boswell, Robert Benchley, Benny Boodman, Eddie Green 
29:00 L 

 
20 
December 10, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Ilka Chase, Herbert Hoover, Jeorge Jessel, Mary Martin 
30:00 

 
21 
December 17, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Peter Lorre, Milton Berle, Jane Cowl, Helen Menken, Elenor Roosevelt, Grace Moore 
30:00 

 
22 
December 24, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Orson Welles, Madeleine Carroll, Helen Hayes, Joan Fontaine, Lucy Monroe, Al Jolson, Marion Hutton 
30:00 

 
23 
December 31, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Jack Pearl, Irene Rich, Arthur Treacher, Ella Logan 
30:00 

 
24 
January 7, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Maxell Anderson, G.S. Kaufman, Ilona Massey, Herb Shriner, Alec Templeton 
30:00 

 
25 
January 14, 1943 
Cleveland Stage Door Canteen Opening 
Virginia Bruce, Bob Hope, Monty Wooley, Yvette. 
30:00 

 
26 
January 21, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Shirley Booth, Parkyakarkus, The Stroud Twins, Carol Bruce 
30:00 

 
27 
January 28, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
George Jessel, Sol Lesser, Anita Louise, Sophie Tucker, Barry Wood 
30:00 

 
28 
February 4, 1943 
Footnote For Tomorrow 
Phil Baker, Beatrice Kay, Peter Lorre, Jane Froman 
30:00 

 
29 
February 11, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Kay Francis, Jerry Lester, Elsa Maxwell, Lenny Ross 
30:00 

 
30 
February 18, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Jean Hersholt, Walter O'Keefe, Mary Martin 
30:00 

 
31 
February 25, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Constance Bennett, Walter O'Keefe, Shirley Booth, C. Wiman, Morton Downey 
30:00 

 
32 
March 4, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Harry Carey, Ed gardner, Shirley Booth, Yehudi Menuhin 
30:00 

 
33 
March 11, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Billie Burke, Jean Collins, George Jessel, Lawrence Tibbett 
30:00 

 
34 
March 18, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Dale & Smith, Frank Fay, Raymond Massey, Carol Bruce 
30:00 

 
35 
March 25, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Frank Fay, Lillian Gish, Alan Mobray, Marjorie Lawrence 
30:00 

 
36 
April 1, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
William Bendix, Frank Fay, Paul Lukas, Cheryl Walker, Ethel Waters 
30:00 

 
37 
April 8, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Jerry Lester, Chico Marx, Lauritz Melchior 
30:00 

 
38 
April 15, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Victor Borge, Zazu Pitts, Barry Wood 
30:00 

 
39 
April 22, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Willie Howard & Olyn Lendnick, Mayor LaGuarrdia, Capt. Gene Reymond, Jeanette MacDonald 
30:00 

 
40 
April 29, 1943 
San Francisco Stage Door Canten Opening 
Eddie Cantor, Ina Claire, Allen Jones 
30:00 

 
41 
May 6, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Jack Durant, Helen Menken, Nan Raye, Mrs. Waterfall, Frank Sinatra 
30:00 

 
42 
May 13, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Walter Hamden, Willie Howard, Virginia Kaye, Carol Bruce, Giovanni Martinelli 
30:00 

 
43 
May 20, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Helen Menken, George Jessel, Akim Tamiroff, Mary Martin, Fats Waller 
30:00 

 
44 
May 27, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Kenny Baker, Claude Morgan, Minerva Pious, Roland Young, Elwood Gary 
30:00 

 
45 
June 3, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Billie Burke, Pat Harrington, Frankie Hyers, Tito Guizar 
30:00 

 
46 
June 10, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Tallulah Bankhead, Willie Howard, Igor Gorin 
30:00 

 
47 
June 17, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Monty Wolley, Vera Zorina, Frank Sinatra 
30:00 

 
48 
June 24, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Monty Wooley, Babe Daniels, Gypsy Rose Lee, Ben Lyou (via London Short Wave), Lanny Ross 
30:00 

 
49 
July 1, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Sullivan, Henny Youngman 
30:00 

 
50 
July 8, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Willie Howard, Mary Jane Walsh, Anna May Wong, Dr. Lin Yutang 
30:00 

 
51 
July 15, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Bette Davis, Bert Gordon (The Mad Russion), Helen Menken, Barry Wood 
30:00 

 
52 
July 22, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Bert Gordon (The Mad Russian), Elsa Maxwell, Mary Martin 
30:00 

 
53 
July 29, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Carole Landis, Maxie Rosenbloom, Monty Wooley, The Andrews Sisters 
30:00 

 
54 
August 5, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Jerry Colonna, Paula Lawrence, Ilona Massey, Barry Wood 
30:00 

 
55 
August 12, 1943 
Oklahoma 
Mary Martin, Una Merkle, Rogers & Hamerstein, Teddy Hart, Jack Smith GREAT SELECTION OF SONGS FROM "OKLAHOMA" 
29:00 

 
56 
August 19, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Joan Blondell, Maxie Rosenbloom, Morton Downey, Connie Haines 
30:00 

 
57 
August 26, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Peggy Wood, Roland Young, Bea Wain, Robert Weede 
30:00 

 
58 
September 2, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Carole Landis, Lionel Stander, Paul Robeson 
30:00 

 
59 
September 9, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Constance Bennett, Jackie Cooper, Hedda Hopper, Walter O'Keefe 
30:00 

 
60 
September 16, 1943 
Boston Stage Door Canteen Opening 
John Garfield, Gertrude Lawrence, Helen Menkin, Walter O'Keefe, Frank Parker 
30:00 

 
61 
September 23, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Howard Lindsay, Ann Rutherford, Dorothy Stickney, Dick Haymes 
30:00 

 
62 
October 1, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Madeleine Carroll, Bert Lahr, Bert Wheeler, Nino Martini 
30:00 

 
63 
October 8, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Eric Blore, Miriam Hopkins, Bert Lahr 
30:00 

 
64 
October 15, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Katherine Cornell, Reginale Gardner, Bert Lahr, Andy Love and the Swingsters 
30:00 

 
65 
October 22, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
William Gaxton, Margo, Victor Moore, Mildred Bailey 
30:00 

 
66 
October 29, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Bert Wheeler, Carol Bruce, Frank Parker 
30:00 

 
67 
November 5, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Charles Butterworth, Preston Foster, Gail Patrick, Allan Jones 
30:00 

 
68 
November 12, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Binnie Barnes, Joseph Calleia, Guy Kibbee, Barry Wood 
30:00 

 
69 
November 19, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Orson Welles, Ilka Chase, Gregory Ratoff, Connee Boswell 
30:00 

 
70 
November 26, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Diana Barrymore, Charles Butterworth, Joan Fontaine, Lauritz Melchoir 
30:00 

 
71 
December 3, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Eric Blore, Jimmy Dorsey, Dame May Whitty, Ginny Simms 
30:00 

 
72 
December 10, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Jeanne Cagney, Brian Donlevy, Gregory Ratoff, James Milton 
30:00 

 
73 
December 17, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Ilka Chase, Frank Fay, Ward Wilson, Chucho Martinez 
30:00 

 
74 
December 31, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Helen Menken, Jan Murray, Helen O'Connell, Jerry Wayne, The Hi-Los, Jack & a Dame. Program of 12-24 Pre-empted for special Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
75 
January 7, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Xasvier Cugat Orchestra, Patsey Kelly, Carole Landis, Lawrence Tibbett 
30:00 

 
76 
January 14, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Marlene Dietrich, Anna Sten, Jimmy Savo, Frank Parker 
30:00 

 
77 
January 21, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Talullah Bankhead, Patsey Kelly, Gloria Knight, Giovanni Martinelli 
30:00 

 
78 
January 28, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Eric Blore, Fredic March, Florance Eldrige, Kenneth Spencer 
30:00 

 
79 
February 4, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
PAtsy Kelly, Michele Morgan, Roland Young, Marion Hutton 
30:00 

 
80 
February 11, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Patsy Kelly, Lucille Ball, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
81 
February 18, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Patsy Kelly, Joseph Calleia, Gloria Swanson, Yehudi Menuhin 
30:00 

 
82 
February 25, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Patsy Kelly, Franchot Tone, Ethel Merman 
30:00 

 
83 
March 3, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Patsy Kelly, Gene Kelly, Akim Tamiroff, Ward Wilson, Nan Wynn 
30:00 

 
84 
March 10, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Patsy Kelly, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Connee Boswell 
30:00 

 
85 
March 17, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Patsy Kelly, Morton Dwoney, Ethel Merman 
30:00 

 
86 
March 24, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Eric Blore, Kay Francis, Ethel Merman 
30:00 

 
87 
March 31, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Walter Hampdon, Nino Martini, Ethel Merman 
30:00 

 
88 
April 7, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Charles Butterworth, Jane Withers, Ethel Merman 
30:00 

 
89 
April 14, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Helen Hayes, Edward Everett Horton, Joan Edwards 
30:00 

 
90 
April 21, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Margo, Mrs. Waterfall, Allan Jones 
30:00 

 
91 
April 28, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Ilka Chase, Patsy Kelly, Helen Menken, Adolphe Menjou 
30:00 

 
92 
May 5, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Mary Astor, Robert Benchley, Igor Gorin 
30:00 

 
93 
May 12, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Robert Benchley, Jane Cowl, Willie Howard, Jane Powell 
30:00 

 
94 
May 19, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Charles Coburn, Martin Kosleck, Benay Venuta 
30:00 

 
95 
May 26, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Eddie Cantor, Bert Gordon (The Mad Russian), Nora Martin 
30:00 

 
96 
June 2, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Edmund Gwenn, Patsey Kelly, Grace Moore 
30:00 

 
97 
June 9, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Lt. Bruce Cabot, Katherine Hepburn, Jan Peerce 
30:00 

 
98 
June 16, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Peter Lorre, Fred Waring, Jane Froman 
30:00 

 
99 
June 23, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Walter Abel, Paula Stone, Betty Grable 
30:00 

 
100 
June 30, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Irene Rich, Monty Woley, Connee Boswell 
30:00 

 
101 
July 7, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Jose Ferrer, Uta Hagen, Helen Jepson 
30:00 

 
102 
July 14, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Dorothy Gish, Roland Young, Barry Wood 
30:00 

 
103 
July 21, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Shirley Booth, Joseph Cotten, Jane Froman 
30:00 

 
104 
July 28, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Thomas Mitchell, Carmen Miranda, The 377th Infantry Regiment Glee Club 
30:00 

 
105 
August 4, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Martha Scott, Franchot Tone, Perry Como 
30:00 

 
106 
August 11, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Peter Lorre, Johnny Burke, Mildred Bailey 
30:00 

 
107 
August 18, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Miriam Hopkins, Victor Jory, Block & Sully 
30:00 

 
108 
August 25, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Celeste Holm, Jane Froman, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
109 
September 1, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Melville Cooper, Deloras Costello, Helen Hayes, The W.A.V.E.S. Chorus 
30:00 

 
110 
September 8, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Jay Jostyn, John Morgan, Shirley Temple, Ezio Pinza 
30:00 

 
111 
September 15, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Mary Christians, Horace Graham, Alfred Drake, Marion Hutton 
30:00 

 
112 
September 22, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Dana Andrews, Ruth Chatterton, Bert Lahr, Andy Russell 
30:00 

 
113 
September 29, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Bert Lahr, Monty Wooley, Eileen Farrell 
30:00 

 
114 
October 6, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Charles Butterworth, Hunry Hull, Carole Landis, The Andrews Sisters 
30:00 

 
115 
October 13, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
George Jessel, Maria Montez, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
116 
October 20, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Mary Boland, Bert Lahr, Frank Parker 
30:00 

 
117 
October 27, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Lt. Eddie Albert, Lt. Robert Taylor, Commander H. Badt 
30:00 

 
118 
November 3, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Mary Boland, Ronald Colman, Hildegarde 
30:00 

 
119 
November 10, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Mary Boland, Melville Cooper, Leopold Stokowski, Joan Edwards 
30:00 

 
120 
November 17, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Ray Bolger, Constance Bennett, Frank Parker 
30:00 

 
121 
November 24, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Joseph Calleia, Betty Field, Jan Murray, Harry Cool 
30:00 

 
122 
December 1, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Victor Moore, Carole Landis, Gregory Ratoff, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
123 
December 8, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Ralph Bellamy, Patsy Kelly, Joan Edwards 
30:00 

 
124 
December 15, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Victor Borge, George Givot, Hildegarde 
30:00 

 
125 
December 22, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Elsa Maxwell, Akim Tamiroff, Henny Youngman, Yvette 
30:00 

 
126 
December 29, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Judith Anderson, Milton Berle, Edware Everett Horton 
30:00 

 
127 
January 5, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Johnny Burke, Edward Everett Horton, Guy Kibbee, Rise Stevens 
30:00 

 
128 
January 12, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
William Gaxton, Victor Moore, Ethel Merman 
30:00 

 
129 
January 19, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Lee Bowman, Jane Withers, Frances Langford 
30:00 

 
130 
January 26, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Bob Hope, Jerry Colonna, Kay Francis, Vera Vague 
30:00 

 
131 
February 2, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Victor Borge, Jan Murray, Yvette 
30:00 

 
132 
February 9, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
William Gaxton, Gypsy Rose Lee, Victor Moore, Dick Byron, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
133 
February 16, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wallace Beery, Luise Rainer, Dick Byron, Benay Venuta 
30:00 

 
134 
February 23, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Andy Devine, James Dunne, Betty Smith, Jane Froman 
30:00 

 
135 
March 2, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Claude Rains, Henny Youngman, General Fred L. Walker 
30:00 

 
136 
March 9, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Peter Lorre, Ilka Chase, Hugh Herbert, Allan Jones 
30:00 

 
137 
March 16, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Mary Boland, Philip Merivale, Morton Downey 
30:00 

 
138 
March 23, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Walter Abel, Bonita Granville, Patsy Kelly, Jan Peerce 
30:00 

 
139 
March 30, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Bill Goodwin, June Havoc, Lional Stander 
30:00 

 
140 
April 6, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Johnny Burke, Joan Edwards, Barry Wood 
30:00 

 
141 
April 13, 1945 
Mc: Lena Horne 
Ralph Bellamy, Willian Gaxton, Victor Moore, Red Barber, Lena Horne 
30:00 

 
142 
April 20, 1945 
Mc: Georgia Gibbs 
William Gaxton, Victor Moore, Red Barber, Georgia Gibbs Final Show of the Series. 
30:00 

 
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