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Do I have to tell you that this week's Kraft Music Hall is a great show? With guest star Charles Boyer, who would return to the program later in the run, Jolson really had a chance to let his hair down. Poking fun at The Jolson Story, this program includes a unique rendition of "April Showers" -- you'll hear what I mean when you enjoy this edition of the Kraft Music Hall program from November, 1947.
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Charles Boyer and Al Jolson



The Kraft Music HallIn many ways, the Kraft Music Hall represented the peak of the comeback of Al Jolson. Here is more information about the program, including a complete listing of guest stars, and the review from Variety of the opening program.

Al Jolson's Lifebuoy Program With 99 programs broadcast over almost 2½ years, there are precious few transcriptions of this largest body of Jolson broadcast work. Here is a little bit about Al Jolson's Cafe Trocadero, later The Al Jolson Program, and a look at some of the material the IAJS has added to the catalog.


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Still Available
Please continue to enjoy the programs from last month throughout this coming month as well. Of course, the same holds for this month next month!
Jolson on KMH with Humphrey Bogart
06 Nov 47
KMH with
Bogart
 
Jolson on KMH with Victor Moore
13 Nov 47
KMH with
Moore
 
Jolson on KMH with Edgar Bergen
02 Oct 47
KMH with
Bergen
 
Jolson on KMH with Lauritz Melchoir
09 Oct 47
KMH with
Melchoir
 
Jolson on KMH with Bing Crosby
16 Oct 47
KMH with
Crosby
 
Jolson on KMH with Groucho Marx
23 Oct 47
KMH with
Groucho
 
Jolson on KMH with William Bendix
30 Oct 46
KMH with
Bendix
 

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