Saturday, May 17, 2014

May 17, 1939: NBC and MBS broadcasted Glenn Miller Orchestra's performance at the Glen Island Casino

May 17, 1939: Both NBC and Mutual carried the event of a memorable dual-network radio broadcast of Glenn Miller and his Orchestra. The scene of the event was the Glen Island Casino in New Rochelle, NY. It was attended by 1,800 people and took place at the casino ballroom.

This event, which lasted until August 18th of the same year, was a part of the orchestra's three-month summer season engagement at that casino. The recordings was broadcast by both NBC and Mutual which  greatly helped make the  Glenn Miller Orchestra  become even more popular.with record-breaking attendance.

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