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Bing Crosby Show - February 26, 1953

June 7th, 2009

Bing is back this week, engaging in some light banter, singing a bit, and selling GE kitchen appliances.

In the program of February 26, 1953, the guests are Peggy Lee and the ever-present Joe Venuti.  Bing and announcer Ken Carpenter talk about 3d movies and Bing and Bob Hope's next picture, "The Road to the Moon", before Bing gives us the first number, "Lady of Spain".

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The show was transferred from an original Radio Recorders laquer transcription set that appears to be an aircheck of KCBS/KCBS-FM, San Francisco, based on other discs in this group.

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  • Jim B.

    I found the reference to ‘Road to the Moon’ odd because I don’t remember seeing it. Turns out Boxoffice magazine mentions on June 7, 1952 that Bing hadn’t convinced Paramount to make it, then in the issue of Jan. 10, 1953 that movie had been delayed until the fall. The picture just died after that, though ‘Road to Hong Kong,’ made in the early ’60s, has a moon plot.

    Jun 8, 2009 at 8:57 am