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AUNT JEMIMA

 Aunt Jemima

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Aunt Jemima

Musical Series (1943)

Aunt Jemima Old Time Radio ShowChris Rutt and Charles Underwood developed a ready mix pancake recipe called Aunt Jemima in 1889.  In 1890 Nancy Green was hired as the spokeswoman to portray Aunt Jemima for promotional events later the role was filled by Anna Robinson at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair until 1951, Aylene Lewis at the opening of Disneyland.  Aunt JemimaThe image is Aunt Jemima is controversial due to the disparaging racial stereotype it promotes.  Objections to the depiction of Aunt Jemima and other black advertising date back to the 1920s.  To counter this, the image of Aunt Jemima has changed drastically throughout its 118-year history.

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Throughout most of the old time radio series, Caucasian actress Tess Gardella portrayed Aunt Jemima's radio voice.. Harriette Widmer from Amos and Andy also portrayed the famous pancake cook and her performances are included in this 1943 version of the show in this collection.  The Aunt Jemima old time radio show includes the Jemima Chorus singing melodious tunes with interjections of announcer Marvin Miller and Aunt Jemima explaining why her pancakes are special and easy to make.  She also offers a "Happy Thought for the Day" with traditional wisdom such as "You can't buy happiness, it has to be earned."  But you can buy pancakes, and they make you happy.

Each show is approximately five minutes long and includes some surprisingly non-breakfast related but excellent musical numbers.  Aunt JemimaBe forewarned, the Aunt Jemima old time radio show causes strong pancake cravings and would be a fun addition to breakfast.

For more interesting reading, See also: article on the history of Minstrel Shows and Old Time Radio. This collection is in the extensive Hummert Radio Factory Collection. Called the parents of soap opera, Anne and Frank Hummert also created Betty and Bob, Front Page Farrell, Mr. Keen Tracer of Lost Persons, Ma Perkins, Just Plain Bill, Mary Noble Backstage Wife, Young Widder Brown, Mr. Chameleon, Stella Dallas, Manhattan Merry Go Round, Lora Lawton, The American Melody Hour, Hearthstone of the Death Squad, Lorenzo Jones, Nona From Nowhere, Our Gal Sunday, Inspector Thorne, Romance of Helen Trent, and more.

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18 sho36ws - total playtime 2 hours 52 minutes

Aunt Jemima 01 Ida, Sweet As Cider
Aunt Jemima 02 And Then He Would Row Row Row
Aunt Jemima 03 Tell Me Where I Am
Aunt Jemima 04 Liza Liza
Aunt Jemima 05 Sweet Alie
Aunt Jemima 06 Carolina Moon Keep Shining
Aunt Jemima 07 Row Row Row
Aunt Jemima 08 Can't You Hear Me Calling, Carol
Aunt Jemima 09 Look Down, Look Down, That Lones
Aunt Jemima 10 Here Come The Shore
Aunt Jemima 11 Get Away From This Cornfield
Aunt Jemima 12 Wait Til The Sun Shines, Nellie
Aunt Jemima 13 Yes, No
Aunt Jemima 14 Somebody's Knocking At Your Door
Aunt Jemima 15 How I Love To Hear The Trumpet S
Aunt Jemima 16 Moving In My Heart (Op Cut)
Aunt Jemima 17 Down By The River Side
Aunt Jemima 18 Steely Water
Aunt Jemima 19 You Can Do Just What You Please
Aunt Jemima 20 Row Row Row
Aunt Jemima 21 Can't You Hear Me Calling, Carol
Aunt Jemima 22 Look Down, Look Down, That Lones
Aunt Jemima 23 Here Come The Shore
Aunt Jemima 24 Get Away From This Cornfield
Aunt Jemima 25 Wait Til The Sun Shines, Nellie
Aunt Jemima 26 Yes, No
Aunt Jemima 27 Somebody's Knocking At Your Door
Aunt Jemima 28 How I Love To Hear The Trumpet S
Aunt Jemima 29 Every Time I Feel The Spirit Move
Aunt Jemima 30 Chattanooga Choo Choo
Aunt Jemima 31 Waiting For The Robert E. Lee
Aunt Jemima 32 Swanee
Aunt Jemima 33 Honeysuckle Rose
Aunt Jemima 34 Waiting For The Robert E. Lee
Aunt Jemima 35 Sentimental Man From Georgia
Aunt Jemima 36 Honeysuckle Rose

 


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