Society & Culture:History
Louie’s Hungry Five - Pgm 304 - October 3, 1931
Now we continue our run of twenty episodes of this early obscure comedy serial, syndicated by WGN, and chronicling the adventures of the “little German band”. You can read background about the series in my first post about the series.
In program 304, originally heard October 3, 1931, the guys get confused trying to increase bids in the auction for their household items they’re using to fund their trip to South America. Meanwhile, Louie’s girlfriend calls, worrying about Louie’s broken leg. You can read the original announcer cue sheet provided with the discs at this jpeg link.
The show was transferred directly from two twelve-inch shellac 78 rpm transcriptions, pressed by Columbia’s Sound-on-Disc division, matrix numbers 233261 and 233262.
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