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Christmas On the Homefront, 1941 - 1944

Eight complete broadcasts designed to bring holiday spirit to the Home Front during World War II. FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (12-16-41) Fibber cuts down his own Christmas tree. JACK BENNY PROGRAM (12-21-41) Jack plans a Christmas party and claims many big stars will be attending. THE GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (12-20-42) With Christmas coming, Gildy is so busy at the Water Department that he’s neglecting Leila. CAVALCADE OF AMERICA (12-21-42) “A Child Is Born” stars Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in an original play about the Nativity. KRAFT MUSIC HALL (12-16-43) Bing Crosby stars, with Ukie, The Charioteers, The Music Maids announcer Ken Carpenter, John Scott Trotter and the Orchestra, and guests Joan Davis and Phil Silvers. SUSPENSE (12-23-43) “Back For Christmas” Peter Lorre as an eccentric botany professor who plants a “Devil’s Garden” in his cellar. LIFE OF RILEY (12-17-44) Riley receives a package marked “Do Not Open Until Christmas." CHARLIE McCARTHY SHOW (12-24-44) Bergen promises Charlie a gift if he can memorize “’T'was the Night Before Christmas.”

4 hours on 4 Compact Discs

Christmas On the Homefront, 1941 - 1944

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