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TWTD Archive – September 26, 1971

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Originally broadcast on WLTD
Sunday, September 26, 1971

SHELL CHATEAU (8-10-35) Excerpt from an early Jolson radio series. Jolie sings “Avalon.”

LIFEBUOY SHOW (11-1-38) Excerpt from another Jolson series with Al and Parkyakus and announcer Tiny Ruffner. Jolson sings “So Help Me.”

LUX RADIO THEATRE (5-22-50) “Jolson Sings Again” starring Al Jolson as himself, with Barbara Hale, Ludwig Donath and William Demarest.

KRAFT MUSIC HALL (1-6-49) Excerpt starring Al Jolson and his guest Larry Parks, who starred as Al in the films “Jolson Story” and “Jolson Sings Again.”

OUR SPECIAL GUEST, joining us in our studio throughout the broadcast, is DICK ANDERSON, member of the International Al Jolson Society and a leading authority on the legend of Jolson.