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1943 Story of the Stars WMBG Williamsburg Virginia Tops in Radio Lineup Book
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This lot is a book produced in 1943 by WMBG Radio in Williamsburg, Virginia. The book was designed to highlight the station’s long list of top-notch talent with the goal of getting more people to listen. It was evidently sent for free to various people as indicated by the included compliments card. The book is approximately 10.75″ tall by 7.75″ wide and the card is approximately 3.5″ tall by 5.25″ wide.

The book includes single-page descriptions of some of the best talent of the day:

  • Fibber McGee and Molly
  • Bob Hope
  • Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone
  • Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy
  • Eddie Cantor
  • Bob Burns
  • Harold Peary
  • Red Skelton
  • Fannie Brice
  • Bing Crosby
  • Tommy Riggs
  • Rudy Vallee
  • H. V. Kaltenborn
  • Lowell Thomas
  • John W. Vandercook
  • Donald Voorhees
  • Margaret Speaks
  • Lucille Manners
  • Fred Waring
  • Ginny Simms
  • Phil Spitalny
  • Horace Heidt
  • Kay Kyser
  • Tommy Dorsey
  • Frances Langford
  • Ralph Edwards
  • Jimmy McClain
  • House Jameson
  • Jay Jostyn
  • Kathleen Wilson
  • Tobe Reed
  • Clifton Fadiman

This promotional book is in good condition with wear appropriate to its age. It was folded vertically at some point in its life and the covers have a couple other wrinkles and creases. The inside pages have light foxing and smudges, but no tears or major creases. Please review the included photos of the actual item to make a complete determination of its condition.


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