Carnation Contented Hour

September 4, 1939 to September 19, 1949
44 episodes known to exist
Carnation Contented Hour was a variety / music shows radio show which ran from September 4, 1939 to September 19, 1949.
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September 4, 1939 - September 19, 1949
Carnation Contented Hour
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Carnation Contented Hour
September 4, 1939 - September 19, 1949
44 episodes known to exist
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September 4, 1939 
40th Anniversary of Carnation Company 
 
21:46 
 
December 8, 1941 
Portrait in Music of Sarah Bernhardt 
Sarah Bernhardt 
30:00 

 
 
March 27, 1944 
Make Way For Tomorrow 
Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Reinhold Schmidt, Josephine Antoine 
30:00 

 
 
July 3, 1944 
The Washington Post March 
Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt, Ralph Nyland 
30:00 

 
 
August 28, 1944 
Thousand and One Nights Waltz 
Roy Shield, Josephine Antoine, Ralph Nyland 
30:00 

 
 
September 11, 1944 
Strike Up the Band 
Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt, Ken Morrow 
30:00 

 
 
October 16, 1944 
There Are No Wings On a Foxhole 
Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt, Ralph Nyland, 
30:00 

 
 
February 18, 1946 
Cactus Polka 
Host: Don MacLaughlin. Enric Madriguera, Johnny Desmond, Percy Faith and His Orchestra 
30:00 

 
 
June 10, 1946 
Guest: Joe Reichman 
AFRS 142 
30:00 

 
 
June 17, 1946 
Guests: the Dunning Sisters 
AFRS 143 
30:00 

 
 
June 24, 1946 
Guest: Larry Adler 
AFRS 144 
30:00 

 
 
July 1, 1946 
Guest: Evelyn Knight 
AFRS 145 
30:00 

 
 
July 8, 1946 
Guest: Carmen Cavallaro 
AFRS 146 
30:00 

 
 
July 15, 1946 
Guests: Charles Magnante Quartet 
AFRS 147 
30:00 

 
 
April 7, 1947 
Guest: Maxine Sullivan 
Maxine Sullivan. "Swingin' Down The Avenue", "1001 Nights", April In Paris", "If I Had A Rhythm Bow", "The Snow Goose", "Loch Lomond" 
30:05 

 
 
April 14, 1947 
Guest: John Sebastian 
Joun sebastion, Harmonica Virtuoso. 
30:05 

 
 
May 12, 1947 
Guest: Ann Marleau 
AFRS 191 
30:00 

 
 
May 19, 1947 
Guest: Duke Ellington 
AFRS 192 
30:00 

 
 
May 26, 1947 
Guest: Patti Clayton 
AFRS 193 
30:00 

 
 
June 2, 1947 
Guest: Ethel Smith 
AFRS 194 
30:00 

 
 
June 9, 1947 
Guest: Vera Holley 
AFRS 195 
30:00 

 
 
June 16, 1947 
Guest: Larry Adler 
AFRS 196 
30:00 

 
 
June 23, 1947 
Guest: Kay Lorraine 
AFRS 197 
30:00 

 
 
June 30, 1947 
Guest: Jan August 
AFRS 198 
30:00 

 
 
July 7, 1947 
Sometimes I'm Happy 
AFRS 199 
30:00 

 
 
July 14, 1947 
My Heart Is a Hobo 
AFRS 200 
30:00 

 
 
July 21, 1947 
I'm an Old Cowhand 
AFRS 201 
30:00 

 
 
July 28, 1947 
Rosalie 
AFRS 202 
30:00 

 
 
August 4, 1947 
Fine and Dandy 
AFRS 203 
30:04 

 
 
August 11, 1947 
Fall in Love 
AFRS 204 
29:57 

 
 
August 18, 1947 
Tallahassee 
AFRS 205 
30:00 

 
 
August 25, 1947 
You're the Top 
AFRS 206 
30:00 

 
 
September 1, 1947 
Come to the Mardi Gras 
AFRS 207 
30:00 

 
 
September 8, 1947 
Fun and Fancy Free 
AFRS 208 
30:00 

 
 
October 18, 1948 
Sons of the Pioneers 
 
30:00 

 
 
December 20, 1948 
Christmas Show 
Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
 
February 28, 1949 
Sons of the Pioneers 
 
30:00 

 
 
July 4, 1949 
Jo Stafford 
 
30:00 

 
 
July 25, 1949 
Jo Stafford 
 
30:00 

 
 
August 1, 1949 
Jo Stafford 
 
30:00 

 
 
August 8, 1949 
Riders of the Purple Sage 
 
30:00 

 
 
August 29, 1949 
50th Anniversary Show 
Guest: Dinah Shore 
30:00 

 
 
September 6, 1949 
50th Anniversary of Carnation Company 
Buddy Clark, Jane Powell, Benny Goodman Trio, Hildegarde, Carmen Cavalaro. Buddy Clark was killed just 24 days after this broadcast. 
29:19 

 
 
September 19, 1949 
Evelyn Knight 
 
28:30 

 
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