Screen Guild Players (Radio program), 1942-1948.

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Motion Picture and Television Fund. Screen Guild Players (Radio program), 1942-1948.

Screen Guild Players (Radio program), 1942-1948.

The collection includes recordings of Screen Guild Players radio programs used as a fundraising effort for the Motion Picture Relief Fund, sponsored by the Lady Esther Corporation and Camel Cigarettes. The collection contains recordings of 33 shows originally aired between 1940 and 1948; directed by William Lawrence and written/adapted primarily by William Hampton and Harry Kronman. Con't.: Performers included Nelson Eddy, Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Agnes Moorehead, Bing Crosby, Johnny Mercer, Eddie Cantor, Dinah Shore, Gary Cooper, Frank Sinatra, Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Jimmy Durante, Ethel and Lionel Barrymore and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

97 disc recordings.

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Mercer, Johnny

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Eddy, Nelson, 1901-1967

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Durante, Jimmy, 1893-1980

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Screen Actors Guild

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Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977

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Barrymore, Lionel

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Hampton, William, 1826-

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Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982

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Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964

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Peck, Gregory, 1916-2003

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Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961

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Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959

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Kronman, Harry.

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Sinatra, Frank

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Fairbanks, Douglas, 1909-2000.

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Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994

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Motion Picture and Television Fund

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