Fireside Theatre

Season 1 Episode 4

What's New in the News

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Apr 26, 1949 on NBC
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What's New in the News
This episode was a series of satirical blackouts based around current events. The show was headed by Happy Felton and the Song Spinners Quartet. Original songs were performed, including one about Alaska. In the closing sketch, a cop (Felton) gets a confession out of a criminal by playing a putrid song on the phonograph. The desk sergeant steps down to congratulate the officer and reveals himself to be a dwarf.moreless

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