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1937 NBC Radio Stars Quiz

June 25th, 2010

It's time for a pop quiz!  No cheating by looking on Google!

If you'll recall, a few weeks ago I posted a special NBC 78 rpm record promoting "Listen", a special RCA advertising supplement in "Life" magazine.  Blog listener Christopher McPherson has dug up a copy of the supplement and sent me one part of it - a picture quiz where you can guess the identity of NBC's 1937 radio personalities.  Just click the image for a larger version.

1937 NBC radio stars

We'll offer up the answers next week and the full "Listen" supplement sometime in the future - in the mean time, put your guesses on the identity of these NBC radio stars in the comments below.

  • Rick Payne

    OK, here goes: 1. Meredith Willson. 2. Rudy Vallee 3. Fred Allen 4. Portland Allen. 5. Shep Fields 6. Lowell Thomas 7. Mary Livingstone & Jack Benny 8. Col. Stoopnagle & Budd Hulick 9. ? 10. ? 11. Lucille Manners 12. Jane Froman 13. Lanny Ross 14. Cornelia Otis Skinner 15. Goodman Ace - Jane Ace - Mary Hunter 16. Clem McCarthy 17. Freeman Gosden & Charles Correll 18. Paul Whiteman 19. Walter Winchell 20. ? 21. ? 22. ? 23. Graham McNamee 24. George Burns & Gracie Allen 25. Ireene Wicker 26. Kenny Baker 27. Milton Cross 28. Jim & Marion Jordan

    Jun 29, 2010 at 5:00 pm
  • DavidinBerkeley

    Best I could do was #2 Rudy Vallee, 7 Jack & Mary, and 24 Burns & Allen.

    Jun 29, 2010 at 6:36 pm