Monday, September 28, 2015

September 28, 1939: The Fleischmann Hour's Final Hour

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September 28, 1939: After a decade of entertaining radio, the final broadcast of The Fleischmann Hour was heard. Rudy Valle, the star of the show, wrapped things up.

The top-rated musical variety radio show The Fleischmann Hour was a pioneering radio program aired on NBC. The broadcast showcased the hosting skill of Rudy Vallee, who was both a singer and an actor.  The show became the staging platform of many future stars of America, such as Milton Merle, The Mills Brothers, and Burns and Allen, to name a few. Rudy Vallee concluded the show's final broadcast after a decade of great radio entertainment.

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