Recorded September 09th, 1971 - 28 min
A pioneer broadcaster, he and his orchestra starred on one of the top variety shows from the early days of radio, The Fleischmann Hour. The program had a 10-year run beginning in 1929 and his career on the airwaves continued well into the 1940s. He was born July 18, 1901 and he was 70 at the time of our telephone conversation prior to his arrival for a personal appearance in Chicago. He died July 3, 1986 at age 84.
The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour - 6/25/36 - With Bert Lahr and Harry Irvine
Did you enjoy the interview? Listen to Rudy Vallee on the Fleischmann's Yeast Hour, June 25th, 1936.