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Command Performance Christmas

The biggest names in entertainment brought the troops some Christmas Cheer during the holidays.

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

1 MP3 CD
or
2 Audio CDs


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Play a sample episode from December 24, 1942:

"1942 Christmas Special"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Betty Hutton & Bob Hope on Command Perromance

Command Performance is WWII Christmas entertainment at it's finest. The WWII troops deserved best entertainment available and entertainers put "all hands on deck(...the halls)" during the Holidays to bring cheer to our men and women serving abroad.

Command Performance featured big names with big hearts turned out to make the troops smile during Christmas. Entertainers such as Bob Hope, Dinah Shore, Fred Allen, Frances Langford, Spike Jones, Victor Borge, Burns and Allen, Vincent Price, Ginger Rogers, Gary Cooper, Henny Youngman, Tallulah Bankhead, Andrew Sisters, Bette Davis, Esther Williams, James Cagney, Jane Froman, Ingrid Bergman, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Margaret Whiting, Oscar Levant, Peter Lawford, Maureen Ohara, Ronald Colman, Ava Gardner and more appeared during the multi-year broadcasts.

  • Frank Sinatra and Bing get into a battle of the wits, with Cass Daley made clever parodies of popular music.
  • Marlene Dietrich sings, "Lili Marlene" and Charlie McCarthy recites his version of "Twas the Night before Christmas."
  • The Andrews Sisters, Bing Crosby, and Gene Autry sings "Here Comes Santa Claus" and the sweet Christmas story about a boy and his dog.
  • Jack Benny does his hysterical version of Sorry, Wrong Number and Bob Hope throws a very special Christmas Party.

Command Performance Christmas is sure to bring you holiday cheer with a variety of skits, music, and fun. Frank Sintra, Judy Garland on Bing Crosby and Command Performance

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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.



    6 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 7 hours, 34 min
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      6 shows - total playtime 7 hours 34 minutes
      1. Command Perf 421224 1942 Christmas Special.mp3
      2. Command Perf 431225 1943 Christmas Special.mp3
      3. Command Perf 441225 1944 Christmas Special.mp3
      4. Command Perf 451225 1945 Christmas Special.mp3
      5. Command Perf 481225 1948 Christmas Special Part 3.mp3
      6. Command Perf 481225 1948 Christmas Special Part 4.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    6 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 7 hours, 34 min
    Add MP3 Collection to Cart

    Click here to see disc contents


      6 shows - total playtime 7 hours 34 minutes
      1. Command Perf 421224 1942 Christmas Special.mp3
      2. Command Perf 431225 1943 Christmas Special.mp3
      3. Command Perf 441225 1944 Christmas Special.mp3
      4. Command Perf 451225 1945 Christmas Special.mp3
      5. Command Perf 481225 1948 Christmas Special Part 3.mp3
      6. Command Perf 481225 1948 Christmas Special Part 4.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    6 recordings on 2 Audio CDs
    total playtime 1 hours, 58 min

    Disc A001

    1. Command Perf 421224 1942 Christmas Special

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Disc A002

    1. Command Perf 481225 1948 Christmas Special Part 3
    2. Command Perf 481225 1948 Christmas Special Part 4

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00