Thirty Minutes in Hollywood

October 10, 1937 to July 3, 1938
40 episodes known to exist
Thirty Minutes in Hollywood was a variety / music shows radio show which ran from October 10, 1937 to July 3, 1938.
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Radio series often ran for multiple seasons and/or through many incarnations with different radio networks, sponsors, cast/crew, and revivals after many years.
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October 10, 1937 - July 3, 1938
Thirty Minutes in Hollywood
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Thirty Minutes in Hollywood
October 10, 1937 - July 3, 1938
40 episodes known to exist
Host: George Jessel
Featuring: Norma Talmadge and Tommy Tucker Orchestra
Theme Music: "California, Here I Come"
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October 10, 1937 
Guest: Eddie Cantor 
Eddie Cantor 
29:51 

 
October 17, 1937 
Guests: Weber and Fields 
Weber and Fields 
29:37 

 
October 24, 1937 
Guests: Bert Wheeler, Judy Garland 
15-year-old Judy Garland, Bert Wheeler 
29:39 

 
October 31, 1937 
Guest: Glenda Farrell 
Glenda Farrell 
29:44 

 
November 7, 1937 
Guest: Bobby Breen 
Bobby Breen 
30:00 

 
November 14, 1937 
Ralph Byrd (dick Tracy) 
Ralph Byrd (Dick Tracy). St. Brenden Chorusters under the direction of Robert Mitchell 
29:54 

 
November 21, 1937 
Guests: Buck Jones, Helen Twelvetrees 
Buck Jones, Helen Twelvetrees Incomplete-disc 2 of 2 only. 
14:15 

 
November 28, 1937 
Guest: Irving Berlin 
Irving Berlin 
30:00 

 
December 5, 1937 
Guest: George Raft 
George Raft 
29:47 

 
10 
December 12, 1937 
Guests: Betty Grable, Jackie Coogan, Ben Blue 
Betty Grable, Jackie Coogan, Ben Blue 
30:00 

 
11 
December 19, 1937 
Guest: Poly Moran 
Poly Moran 
29:37 

 
12 
December 26, 1937 
Guest: 14-Year-Old Violin Prodigy 
 
29:58 

 
13 
January 2, 1938 
Guest: Man Mountain Dean 
Man Mountain Dean. New Year's Program 
29:49 

 
14 
January 9, 1938 
Guests: Noah Beery Jr., Paula Stone, Johnny Downs, Benny Baker 
Noah Beery Jr., Paula Stone, Johnny Downs, Benny Baker 
30:00 

 
15 
January 16, 1938 
Guests: Harpo Marx, Sid Silver 
Harpo Marx, Sid Silver 
29:48 

 
16 
January 23, 1938 
Guests: Harry Ruby and Bert Kalmer 
Harry Ruby and Bert Kalmer, Lee Wiley 
29:53 

 
17 
January 30, 1938 
Guest: Clarence Muse 
Clarence Muse 
29:46 

 
18 
February 6, 1938 
Guests: Gus Edwards and Our Gang 
Gus Edwards and Our Gang 
29:54 

 
18 
February 6, 1938 
Guests: Gus Edwards and Our Gang 
Gus Edwards and Our Gang, 
30:00 

 
19 
February 13, 1938 
Guest: Buster Crabbe 
Buster Crabbe 
29:49 

 
20 
February 20, 1938 
Guest: Sigmund Romberg 
Sigmund Romberg 
29:47 

 
21 
February 27, 1938 
Guests: Smith and Dale 
Smith and Dale 
29:33 

 
22 
March 6, 1938 
Guest: Jackie Cooper 
Jackie Cooper 
29:47 

 
23 
March 13, 1938 
Guest: Edmund Lowe 
Edmund Lowe 
29:54 

 
24 
March 20, 1938 
Circus Theme 
 
29:48 

 
25 
March 27, 1938 
Guest: Alan Mobray 
Alan Mobray 
29:36 

 
26 
April 3, 1938 
Guests: Weber and Fields 
Weber and Fields 
29:37 

 
27 
April 10, 1938 
Guest: Constance Talmadge 
Constance Talmadge 
30:00 

 
28 
April 17, 1938 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
29 
April 24, 1938 
On the Way to Pittsburgh 
 
29:47 

 
30 
May 1, 1938 
Washington D.C. 
 
29:46 

 
31 
May 8, 1938 
Guest: Josephine Starr 
Josephine Starr. Incomplete-Part 1 of 2 only. 
15:53 
32 
May 15, 1938 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
33 
May 22, 1938 
Guests: Jimmy Walker, Ned Weaver 
Ned Weaver, Jimmy Walker (ex New York City Mayor) 
29:41 
34 
May 29, 1938 
Guest: Hildegarde 
 
29:39 

 
35 
June 5, 1938 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
36 
June 12, 1938 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
37 
June 19, 1938 
Painting the Town Red 
Al Bernie (Mr. Everybody) Father's Day Program 
29:34 

 
38 
June 26, 1938 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
39 
July 3, 1938 
Getting Rid of Uncle 
Final Show of the Series. Incomplete-missing final 5 minutes 
24:11 

 
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