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Elgin Holiday Shows (Christmas and Thanksgiving Shows)

Enjoy the holidays 1940s style with the stars of the period when you listen to the Elgin Watch holiday specials. Update: additional recording

5 old time radio show recordings
available in the following formats:

1 MP3 CD


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Play a sample episode from November 25, 1945:

"Thanksgiving 7th Annual"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Bign Crosby Judy Garland and Bob Hope Jimm Durante Smoking a Cigar

ElginElgin WatchThe Elgin Holiday Specials started in 1942 on the Armed Forces Radio Service as a way to bring a little bit of home to the men and women serving their country in the armed services. Airing during Thanksgiving (US) and Christmas, the show was hosted by movie star Don Ameche.

The show was sponsored by the Elgin Watch Company and featured many famous entertainers of the time. The entertainers were movie stars, radio stars, comedians, plus musicians and singers of all kinds. You can hear people like Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Mario Lanza, Gary Marshall, Jimmy Durante, Judy Garland, and many, many more.

See also The Christmas Collection and Thanksgiving Collection.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    5 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 9 hours, 53 min
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      5 shows - total playtime 9 hours 53 minutes
      1. Elgin Holiday Specials 441225 Christmas 3 rd Annual.mp3
      2. Elgin Holiday Specials 451225 Christmas 4 th Annual.mp3
      3. Elgin Holiday Specials 471126 Thanksgiving 6th Annual.mp3
      4. Elgin Holiday Specials 481125 Thanksgiving 7 th Annual.mp3
      5. Elgin Holiday Specials 481225 Christmas 7 th Annual.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    5 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 9 hours, 53 min
    Add MP3 Collection to Cart

    Click here to see disc contents


      5 shows - total playtime 9 hours 53 minutes
      1. Elgin Holiday Specials 441225 Christmas 3 rd Annual.mp3
      2. Elgin Holiday Specials 451225 Christmas 4 th Annual.mp3
      3. Elgin Holiday Specials 471126 Thanksgiving 6th Annual.mp3
      4. Elgin Holiday Specials 481125 Thanksgiving 7 th Annual.mp3
      5. Elgin Holiday Specials 481225 Christmas 7 th Annual.mp3