The Family Hour

July 11, 1943 to October 13, 1946
168 episodes known to exist
The Family Hour was a variety / music shows radio show which ran from July 11, 1943 to October 13, 1946.
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July 11, 1943 - October 13, 1946
Prudential Family Hour
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Prudential Family Hour
July 11, 1943 - October 13, 1946
168 episodes known to exist
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Title
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July 11, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
July 18, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
July 25, 1943 
Flying down to Rio 
Jack Smith, Eileen Farrell, Mack Harrow 
30:00 

 
August 1, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
August 8, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
August 15, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
August 22, 1943 
Great Day 
Gladys Swarthout, Deems Taylor 
30:00 

 
August 29, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
September 5, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
10 
September 12, 1943 
Do Not Grieve, My Love 
Gladys Swarthout 
30:00 

 
11 
September 19, 1943 
Drums in My Heart 
Gladys Swarthout, Deems Taylor 
30:00 

 
12 
September 26, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
13 
October 3, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
14 
October 10, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
15 
October 17, 1943 
Love Is Sweeping the Country 
Gladys Swarthout, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
16 
October 24, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
17 
October 31, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
18 
November 7, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
19 
November 14, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
20 
November 21, 1943 
The Open Road 
Gladys Swarthout, Reed Kennedy, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
21 
November 28, 1943 
Oklahoma 
Gladys Swarthout, Jose Ferrer 
30:00 

 
22 
December 5, 1943 
Fine and Dandy 
Gladys Swarthout, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
23 
December 12, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
24 
January 2, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
25 
January 9, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
26 
January 16, 1944 
Hallelujah 
Host: Jose Ferrer. Gladys Swarthout, Jack Smith, Reed Kennedy 
30:00 

 
27 
January 23, 1944 
Keep Your Sunny Side Up 
Gladys Swarthout, Reed Kennedy, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
28 
January 30, 1944 
Who Cares 
Gladys Swarthout, Reed Kennedy, Jack Smith, Jose Ferrer 
30:00 

 
29 
February 6, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
30 
February 13, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
31 
February 20, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
32 
February 27, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
33 
March 5, 1944 
You're the Rainbow 
Gladys Swarthout, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
34 
March 12, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
35 
March 19, 1944 
Drums in My Heart 
Gladys Swarthout, Jack Smith 
29:42 

 
36 
March 26, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
37 
April 2, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
38 
April 9, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
39 
April 16, 1944 
There's a Shine On Your Shoes, a Melody in Your Heart 
 
30:00 

 
40 
April 23, 1944 
Thhis Is the Army 
 
30:00 

 
41 
April 30, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
42 
May 7, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
43 
May 14, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
44 
May 21, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
45 
May 28, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
46 
June 4, 1944 
Strike Up the Band 
Eileen Farrell, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
47 
June 11, 1944 
Matilda 
Eileen Farrell, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
48 
June 18, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
49 
June 25, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
50 
July 2, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
51 
July 9, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
52 
July 16, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
53 
July 23, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
54 
July 30, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
55 
August 6, 1944 
Amour 
Eileen Farrell, Jack Smith, Reed Kennedy 
30:00 

 
56 
August 13, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
57 
August 20, 1944 
Siboney 
Eileen Farrell, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
58 
August 27, 1944 
Mignon 
Patriice Munsell, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
59 
September 3, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
60 
September 10, 1944 
Giannina Mia 
Patrice Munsell, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
61 
September 17, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Patrice Munsell, Jack Smith, Reed Kennedy, Howard Lindsey 
30:00 

 
62 
September 24, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
63 
October 1, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Patrice Munsell, Jack Smith, Reed Kennedy 
30:00 

 
64 
October 8, 1944 
Dancing in the Dark 
Patrice Munsel, Reed Kennedy, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
65 
October 15, 1944 
One Night of Love 
Patrice Munsell, Jack Smith, Reed Kennedy 
30:00 

 
66 
October 22, 1944 
Bolero 
Patrice Munsell, Jack Smith, Reed Kennedy 
30:00 

 
67 
October 29, 1944 
Italian Love Song 
 
30:00 

 
68 
November 5, 1944 
Granada 
Eileen Farrell 
30:00 

 
69 
November 12, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
70 
November 19, 1944 
El Ricardo 
 
30:00 

 
71 
November 26, 1944 
Souvenier of Vienna 
Patrice Munsel, Milton Rettenberg (piano) 
30:00 

 
72 
December 3, 1944 
Come to the Fair 
Patrice Munsel 
30:00 

 
73 
December 10, 1944 
Romany Life 
Patrice Mussel, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
74 
December 17, 1944 
Beat Out That Rhythm On a Drum 
Patriice Munsell, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
75 
December 31, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Program of 12-24 Preempted for Christmas Special. 
30:00 

 
76 
January 7, 1945 
Siboney 
Gladys Swarthout, Reed Kennedy 
29:32 

 
77 
January 14, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
78 
January 21, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
79 
January 28, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
80 
February 4, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
81 
February 11, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
82 
February 18, 1945 
Say It with Music 
Oklahoma Medley 
30:00 

 
83 
February 25, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
84 
March 4, 1945 
El Requero 
 
30:00 

 
85 
March 11, 1945 
Midnight in Paris 
 
30:00 

 
86 
March 18, 1945 
If You Are but a Dream 
Patrice Munsel, Jack Smith, Bill Tabard 
30:00 

 
87 
March 25, 1945 
Beat Out That Rhythm On a Drumm 
 
30:00 

 
88 
April 1, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
89 
April 8, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
90 
April 15, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
91 
April 22, 1945 
Blue Danube (carousel Medley) 
Patrice Munsel, Jack Smith, Bill Tabard 
30:00 

 
92 
April 29, 1945 
Sibonay 
Patrice Munsel, Robert Merrill, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
93 
May 6, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
94 
May 13, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Patrice Munsel, Jack Smith, Reed Kennedy, Henrietta Schumann, Mario Belin 
30:00 

 
95 
May 20, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
96 
May 27, 1945 
June Is Busting Out All Over 
 
30:00 

 
97 
June 3, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
98 
June 10, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
99 
June 17, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Eileen Farrell, Earl Wrightson, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
100 
June 24, 1945 
George Washington Tribute 
 
30:00 

 
101 
July 1, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
102 
July 8, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
103 
July 15, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
104 
July 22, 1945 
Si, Si, Si 
Eileen Farrell, Earl Wrightson, Jack Smith 
30:00 

 
105 
July 29, 1945 
Granada 
Eileen Farrell, Dick Byron 
30:00 

 
106 
August 5, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
107 
August 12, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
109 
August 19, 1945 
Battle Hymm of the Republic 
Henrietta Schumann 
30:00 

 
110 
August 26, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
111 
September 2, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
112 
September 9, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
113 
September 16, 1945 
Cheri, Cheri, Bin 
Patrice Munsel 
30:00 

 
114 
September 23, 1945 
It's a Grand Night For Singing 
Patrice Munsel, Earl Wrightson 
30:00 

 
115 
September 30, 1945 
I'll Take Romance 
 
30:00 

 
116 
October 7, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
117 
October 14, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
118 
October 21, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
119 
October 28, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
120 
November 4, 1945 
Come to the Fair 
 
30:00 

 
121 
November 11, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
122 
November 18, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
123 
November 25, 1945 
Andulicia 
 
30:00 

 
124 
December 2, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
125 
December 9, 1945 
Jerome Kern Tribute 
All-Star cast 
30:00 

 
126 
December 16, 1945 
Symphony 
 
30:00 

 
127 
December 23, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
128 
December 30, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
129 
January 6, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
130 
January 13, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
131 
January 20, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
132 
January 27, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
133 
February 3, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
134 
February 10, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
135 
February 17, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
136 
February 24, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
137 
March 3, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
138 
March 10, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
139 
March 17, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
140 
March 24, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
141 
March 31, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
142 
April 7, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
143 
April 14, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
144 
April 21, 1946 
El Reliquirio 
 
30:00 

 
145 
April 28, 1946 
Come to the Fair 
Patrice Munsel, Earl Wrightson, Jack Smith 
29:40 

 
146 
May 5, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
147 
May 12, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
148 
May 19, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
149 
May 26, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
150 
June 2, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
151 
June 9, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
152 
June 16, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
153 
June 23, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
154 
June 30, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
155 
July 7, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
156 
July 14, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
157 
July 21, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
158 
July 28, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
159 
August 4, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
160 
August 11, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
161 
August 18, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
162 
August 25, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
163 
September 1, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
164 
September 8, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
165 
September 15, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
166 
September 22, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
167 
September 29, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
168 
October 6, 1946 
Granada 
Percy Grainger, Patrice Munsel 
30:00 

 
169 
October 13, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
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