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Louie’s Hungry Five - Pgm 311 - October 12, 1931

April 8th, 2017

Let’s drop in again on the “little German band”, with the WGN-Chicago Tribune early syndicated radio serial, “Louie’s Hungry Five”.  You can read my original post about the series for more background and catch up with the episodes so far at this link.

In program 311 of the series, originally heard October 12, 1931, Emil is going to have dinner with his girlfriend and Louie is concerned that she may ask too many questions about why they have moved out of their rented room into a hotel as part of their plan to go to South America.  You can download a jpeg of the original local announcer’s cue sheet for this episode here.

Our mp3 of was transferred direct from a set of two 12” shellac 78 rpm transcriptions recorded and pressed by Columbia’s Sound-On-Disc Division, matrix numbers 233286 and 233287.