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Two Daffodils - Pgm 3084a

October 30th, 2008

Well, we unfortunately come to the end of our fun little series "The Two Daffodils", recorded and syndicated by the Continental Broadcasting Corporation circa 1930 and featuring comedians Ken Gillum and Duke Atterbury.

In episode 3084a, Ken sings a snappy little tune about a ladies man and Little Oscar stops by for a visit.  The show was transferred from an original Continental Broadcasting laminated transcription pressed by Columbia, matrix 3084a.

By the way - if anyone comes up with some radio logs or other documentation that shows the proper name of this show (credited as "Gillum & Duke Atterbury" on the label), please let me know and I'll update the posts.


  • Charles

    Thanks for the Two Daffodils, I hadn’t heard of this series and now I have a few episodes for my collection. Your efforts are much appreciated.

    Jan 26, 2009 at 5:03 pm
  • Rick Payne

    I have a 1930 Continental booklet announcing “December Release of Continental Programs”. Among them is “GILLUM AND ATTERBURY”. Text as follows:

    “Sixty Smiles a Minute — ‘The Duke and the Count’ and several other standard vaudeville acts have given Kenneth Gillum and Duke Atterbury a national reputation for laughs that is second to none.

    Clever dialogue, interspersed with music, assures you a listening-in audience at the hour you designate that will produce your local sponsor the kind of results he wishes — and create for your station a lot of good-will. There isn’t a minute in a Gillum and Atterbury program that doesn’t include a laugh — and the public of today wants laughs as part of its daily radio program.

    Twenty-six Gillum and Atterbury programs are released by Continental with more to follow.”

    Dec 14, 2010 at 11:15 pm