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Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • September 5, 1949
      9/5/49
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      Premiere episode of The Voice of Firestone simulcast on radio and television. The guest is Soprano Mary Van Kirk. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are, "Swing Low Sweet Chariot", "Forgotten", "Lullaby" and "My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice".
    • September 12, 1949
      9/12/49
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      Baritone Christopher Lynch was scheduled to appear but cancelled due to illness. Howard Barlow conducts the Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are, Cohen medley "I Built a Dream One Day", "Novilliero", "Younger Than Springtime", Grieg's "Norwegian Dance No. 2", "Believe Me if All Those Endearing Young Charms", "Scarf Dance", "Killarney".
    • September 19, 1949
      9/19/49
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Eleanor Steber sings the Waltz song from Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet". Other selections include "Amapola," "Let Me Call You Sweetheart," "Katinka" medley, "September Song", "Flight of the Bumble Bee, "It's a Grand Night for Singing" and "Ballet Egyptienne".moreless
    • September 26, 1949
      9/26/49
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      Soprano Helen Traubel is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Songs include "The Way You Look Tonight", "Bali Ha'i", "The Sweetest Story Ever Told", "Thou Hall of Song", "Andalusia", "Moon Love" and "Do You Recall?" written by Idabelle Firestone.
    • October 3, 1949
      October 3, 1949
      Episode 5
      10/3/49
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      Baritone Thomas L. Thomas is the guest. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Thomas L. Thomas sings "Because", "Home on the Range" and "It Ain't Necessarily So". The Orchestra performs "Carioca" and "March of the Sardar".
    • October 10, 1949
      October 10, 1949
      Episode 6
      10/10/49
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      Mezzo-soprano Rise Stevens is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Rise Stevens performs "The Night Was Made For Love". Other selections included are, "Granada", "Floradora" medley, "Until", "Little Girls Goodbye", "I Dream of You", "Polovetzian Dances" and "Ouvre ton Coeur".
    • October 17, 1949
      October 17, 1949
      Episode 7
      10/17/49
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Quiereme Mucho", "The Song is You", "Danube Waves", "Dove Sone" from "The Marriage of Figaro", "Pizzicato Polka", "Songs My Mother Taught Me" and a "Merry Widow" medley.
    • October 24, 1949
      October 24, 1949
      Episode 8
      10/24/49
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      Baritone Christopher Lynch is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Jockey on the Carousel", Schubert's "Serenade", "Hora Staccato", "Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes", "Torch Dance", "Pretty Kitty Kelley", "Faust" excerpts and a Scotch medley.
    • October 31, 1949
      October 31, 1949
      Episode 9
      10/31/49
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are Padilla medley, "Love Is Where You Find It", "Everytime We Say Goodbye", "I Love Life" and "One Fine Day".
    • November 7, 1949
      November 7, 1949
      Episode 10
      11/7/49
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      Baritone Leonard Warren is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are, "Tico, Tico", "On the Road to Mandalay", "Gay '90s medley", "None But the Lonely Heart", "A Little Bit of Heaven", "Our Love" and "Torreador Song".
    • November 14, 1949
      November 14, 1949
      Episode 11
      11/14/49
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are, Disney medley, "Out of My Dreams", "The Story of a Starry Night", "Depuis le Jour", "March of the Dwarfs", "Morning" and a "Naughty Marietta" medley.
    • November 21, 1949
      November 21, 1949
      Episode 12
      11/21/49
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      Baritone Christopher Lynch is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are, "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers", "I Carry You in My Pocket", "Musical Snuff Box", "Macushla", "Dancing Doll", "Rose of Tralee", "Lohengrin" and Third-act prelude "Prayer of Thanksgiving".
    • November 28, 1949
      November 28, 1949
      Episode 13
      11/28/49
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      Mezzo-Soprano Rise Stevens is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are, "Hallelujah", "Strange Music", "Valse Bluette", "How Deep is the Ocean?", Herbert medley, "Homing", "Mareh Slave" and "O Mio Fernando".
    • December 5, 1949
      December 5, 1949
      Episode 14
      12/5/49
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      NBC's Voice of Firestone will have two guest singers tonight, Soprano Eleanor Steber and baritone Leonard Warren with Howard Barlow conducting the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are, "Will You Remember?", "Vissi d'Arte", "My Hero", "Invictus", "Largo al Factotum", "Begin the Beguine", "Wedding of the Painted Doll" and "Evening Star".
    • December 12, 1949
      December 12, 1949
      Episode 15
      12/12/49
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      Jussi Bjoerling is the guest soloist. Also appearing are Jerome Hines and Thomas L. Thomas. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Jussi Bjoerling performs "Mattinata" by Leoncavallo. Thomas L. Thomas sang "Some Enchanted Evening," "Men of Harlech (Welsh Folk Song)," and "Song of the Flame." Other selections included are, "Sabre Dance", "Neapolitan Love Song", Strauss' "Perpetual Motion", "Berceuse" from "Joycelyn", "I Dream of Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair", "Capriccio Italienne" and "Salut Demeure" from "Faust".moreless
    • December 19, 1949
      December 19, 1949
      Episode 16
      12/19/49
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist who sings Christmas Carols with Howard Barlow conducting the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Eleanor Steber sings "The Friendly Beasts", "White Christmas", "The Sleigh", and "Silent Night".
    • December 26, 1949
      December 26, 1949
      Episode 17
      12/26/49
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      Baritone Christopher Lynch is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections include, "Midnight in Paris", "Can't Help Singing", "Hymn to the Sun", "Kitty of Coleraine", "Reco-Reco", "I Hear You Calling Me", "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2" and "Rose of Killarney".
    • January 2, 1950
      January 2, 1950
      Episode 18
      1/2/50
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber guests. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra.
    • January 9, 1950
      January 9, 1950
      Episode 19
      1/9/50
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      Tenor Jan Peerce is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Jan Peerce sings "Thine Alone", "Vesti la Guibba" from "Pagliacci" by Leoncavallo, "Younger Than Springtime" and "La Danza".
    • January 16, 1950
      January 16, 1950
      Episode 20
      1/16/50
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      Soprano Helen Traubel is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Helen Traubel sings Wagner's "Du Bist der Lenz" from "Die Walkure". Other selections included are "Vienna, City of My Dreams", Cole Porter medley, "I Love Thee", "The Bee", "Deep River", Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" and "Thou Art the Spring".moreless
    • January 23, 1950
      January 23, 1950
      Episode 21
      1/23/50
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      Baritone Leonard Warren is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are, "Little Girls, Goodbye", "One Alone", "Malaguena", "While Hearts are Singing", "Danse Russe", "Drink to Me, Only with Thine Eyes", prelude to Act 3 of "Jewels of the Madonna" and "Credo" from "Otello."
    • January 30, 1950
      January 30, 1950
      Episode 22
      1/30/50
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      Mezzo-Soprano Rise Stevens is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are, "Marching Alone Together", "They Say It's Wonderful", "A Dream", "Skaters Waltz", "One Night of Love", "Tannhauser" march and "Seguidilla" from "Carmen".
    • February 6, 1950
      February 6, 1950
      Episode 23
      2/6/50
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      Tenor Lauritz Melchoir is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Metropolitan Opera tenor Lauritz Melchoir performs "Some Enchanted Evening" and "For You Alone". Other selections included are "Drums in My Heart", "Steerman's Song" from "The Flying Dutchman, "Ill Take You Home Again, Kathleen" and "Triumphal March" from "Aida".moreless
    • February 13, 1950
      February 13, 1950
      Episode 24
      2/13/50
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Fine and Dandy", "I'll See You Again", Kern medley "Pizzicato Polka", "Carry Me Back to Ol' Virginny", Dvorak's "Slavonic Dance No. 8" and "Ah, Fors e Lui".
    • February 20, 1950
      February 20, 1950
      Episode 25
      2/20/50
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      Baritone Thomas L. Thomas is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Carmen" prelude "When I'm Looking at You", Gould's Pavane, "Give Me One Hour", "As the Girls Go", "All Through the Night", "Blue Danube Waltz" and "I'm Marching Home to You".
    • February 27, 1950
      February 27, 1950
      Episode 26
      2/27/50
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      Soprano Helen Traubel is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Helen Traubel sings "Ho-Yo-To-Ho" from "Die Walkure" (Ride of the Valkyries). Other selections included are, "Cielito Lindo", "The World is Waiting For the Sunrise", "Kol Nidre", "Loch Lomond", "O, Susanna", "Were You There?" and "Jamaican Rhumba".
    • March 6, 1950
      March 6, 1950
      Episode 27
      3/6/50
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      Tenor Jussi Bjoerling and his wife Soprano Annalisa Bjoerling are the guest soloists. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Jussi Bjoerling performs Victor Herbert's "Neapolitan Love Song" from Princess Pat. Jussi and Annalisa perform "O Soave Fanciulla" from "La Boheme". Jussi solos with "Salut Demeure" from Gounod's "Faust". Other selections included are "Day of Freedom", "Dance of the Little Slaves", "O Mio Babbino Caro" from "Gianni Schicchi, The Orchestra closes with Overture to "Arms and the Girl".moreless
    • March 13, 1950
      March 13, 1950
      Episode 28
      3/13/50
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      Baritone Christopher Lynch is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Christopher Lynch sings "Star of the County Down", "A Wandering Minstrel", "Eileen" and "Killarney". The Orchestra performs "Naila Waltz" by Leo Delibes and "Rakoczy March" by Franz Liszt.
    • March 20, 1950
      March 20, 1950
      Episode 29
      3/20/50
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Elizabeth Firestone, young composer and pianist makes her television debut tonight. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Pianist Elizabeth Firestone plays "Concertino. Other selections included are "El Cumbanchero", "Coronation March" from "The Prophet", "You Kissed Me", "I'll See You Again" and "Musetta's Waltz Song".moreless
    • March 27, 1950
      March 27, 1950
      Episode 30
      3/27/50
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      Baritone Leonard Warren is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Rustle of Spring", "March of the Musketeers", "Gypsy Airs", Donaldson's "Romance", "Without a Song", "Dance of the Buffoons" and "Eri Tu".
    • April 3, 1950
      April 3, 1950
      Episode 31
      4/3/50
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Unfold, Ye Portals", "I Know That My Redeemer Liveth", Easter scene from "Cavalleria Rusticana", "The Crucifix", Bizet's "The Bells" and "Infammatus" from "Stabat Mater".
    • April 10, 1950
      April 10, 1950
      Episode 32
      4/10/50
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      Baritone Christopher Lynch is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Little Grey Home in the West", "Molly Malone", "Silent Worship" and "Then You'll Remember Me".
    • April 17, 1960
      April 17, 1960
      Episode 33
      4/17/50
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "I'll Remember April", "Gavotte" from "Manon", "Song of Songs" and "Laughing Song" from "Die Fledermaus".
    • April 24, 1950
      April 24, 1950
      Episode 34
      4/24/50
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      Tenor Lauritz Melchoir is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Lauritz performs Bach-Gounod's "Ave Maria", Rotter's "Spring Came Back to Vienna", Duncan's "Not Enough" and Leoncavallo's "Vesti la Guibba".
    • May 1, 1950
      May 1, 1950
      Episode 35
      5/1/50
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "My Love Loves Me", "Lohengrin" wedding march, "Lovelier Than Ever", "Addio del Passato" and "Sibonar".
    • May 8, 1950
      May 8, 1950
      Episode 36
      5/8/50
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      Baritone Christopher Lynch is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "King Cotton" march, "Kerry Dances", "On the Isle of May", "The Old Turf Fire", "Ballynure Ballad", "A Night on Bald Mountain", Foster medley.
    • May 15, 1950
      May 15, 1950
      Episode 37
      5/15/50
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "El Rancho Grande", "Bird Songs at Eventide", "Dance of the Little Slaves", "Every Time We Say Goodbye", "Sing Me to Sleep", "Rienzi" Overture and "Jewel Song" from "Faust".
    • May 22, 1950
      May 22, 1950
      Episode 38
      5/22/50
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      Baritone Thomas L. Thomas and basso Jerome Hines are the guest soloists. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Mah Lindy Lou", "You'll Never Walk Alone", Schubert's "Serenade", "Finlandia", "Whiffenpoof Song" and "Song of the Vagabonds".
    • May 29, 1950
      May 29, 1950
      Episode 39
      5/29/50
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      Mezzo-Soprano Rise Stevens is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Danse Russe Trepak", "O Promise Me", "Humoresque", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", "Czardas" from "Coppelia" and a medley from Bizet's "Carmen".
    • June 5, 1950
      June 5, 1950
      Episode 40
      6/5/50
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      Tenor Eugene Conley is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Eugene Conley sings "M'Appari", "Cossack Love Song", "Ah, Moon of My Delight" and "I'm Falling in Love With Someone".
    • June 12, 1950
      June 12, 1950
      Episode 41
      6/12/50
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      Soprano Nadine Connor is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Camptown Races", "One Kiss", "Amor, Amor", "Gavotte" from "Manon", "Since First I Met Thee", "Dance of the Camoristi" and "Tales of the Vienna Woods".
    • June 19, 1950
      June 19, 1950
      Episode 42
      6/19/50
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      Baritone Christopher Lynch is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Christopher Lynch sings "By the Short Cut to the Roses", "Passing By", "Down by the Glenside" and "Come to the Fair". The Orchestra performs "Danse Macabre" and "Land of Hope and Glory".
    • June 26, 1950
      June 26, 1950
      Episode 43
      6/26/50
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Soldiers Chorus" from "Faust", "So In Love", "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy", "Mighty Lak a Rose", "Stardust" and finale of Tchaikovsky's fourth symphony "Merry Widow Waltz".
    • July 3, 1950
      July 3, 1950
      Episode 44
      7/3/50
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      Baritone Thomas L. Thomas is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Stars and Stripes Forever", "I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen", "Pan Americana", three war medley "Home On the Range", "Southern Rhapsody" and "America".
    • July 10, 1950
      July 10, 1950
      Episode 45
      7/10/50
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      Soprano Jane Froman is the guest. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Jane Froman and the Chorus sing Cole Porter's "Night and Day". Jane Froman sings "Shine On, Harvest Moon", "Summertime" and "Connais-Tu le Pays" from "Mignon". The Orchestra performs Brahm's "Hungarian Dance No. 1" and the overture from "The Merry Wives of Windsor". The Chorus and Orchestra also present "Fascinating Rhythm".moreless
    • July 17, 1950
      July 17, 1950
      Episode 46
      7/17/50
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      Basso Jerome Hines is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Ranger's Song", "A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody", "Lover", "Wonderful One", "Great Day", "Mephisto's Serenade" and "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning".
    • July 24, 1950
      July 24, 1950
      Episode 47
      7/24/50
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      Soprano Mimi Benzell is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "Californ-i-ay", "Over the Rainbow", "Anitra's Dance", Offenbach's "Barcarolle", "I Know Where I'm Going", "Siegfried's Rhine Journey" and "Romany Life".
    • July 31, 1950
      July 31, 1950
      Episode 48
      7/31/50
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      Soprano Eleanor Steber is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Eleanor Steber sings "One Fine Day" and "Dancing in the Dark". The Orchestra performs "Italian Street Song", "Strike Up the Band" and a 1912 medley.
    • August 7, 1950
      August 7, 1950
      Episode 49
      8/7/50
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      Mezzo-soprano Rise Stevens is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "After the Ball is Over", "People Will Say We're In Love", "The Swan", "Vol Che Sapete", "It Might As Well Be Spring", "Orpheus" Overture and "A Kiss in the Dark".
    • August 14, 1950
      August 14, 1950
      Episode 50
      8/14/50
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      Baritone Frank Guarrera is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Frank Guarrera sings The Girl That I Marry", "Avant de Quitter ces Lieux", "Ol Man River" and "Stout Hearted Men".
    • August 21, 1950
      August 21, 1950
      Episode 51
      8/21/50
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      Soprano Vivian Della Chiesa is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Selections included are "In the Good Old Summertime", "Only a Rose", "My Curly-Headed Baby", "The Rosary" and "El Relicario".
    • August 28, 1950
      August 28, 1950
      Episode 52
      8/28/50
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      Baritone Giuseppe Valdengo is the guest soloist. Howard Barlow conducts the Firestone Orchestra. Highlights: Giuseppe Valdengo performs "Toreador Song" from "Carmen". Other selections included are "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah", "O Sole Mio", Cohan medley "Because", "I Love You Truly" and "Dance of the Hours".
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