Burns and Allen Host

March 7, 1943 – George Burns and Gracie Allen Sub For Jack. With Jack Benny sick Don Wilson calls of Jack Benny’s personal friends George and Gracie, along with thier cast Bill Goodwin, Herman the duck (Clarence Nash), Tootsie Stagwell (Elvia Allman) and Paul Whitman and his orchestra.

References include Mayor La Guardia, Walter Pidgeon, Artie Shaw and Toscanini. Listen after the program for a clip from The Burns and Allen Show “Concerto For Index Finger” where Gracie plays Carnegie Hall.

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Gracie Allen Piano 1943

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