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Walter Winchell in Jergen's Journal

Beginning in 1930, Walter Winchell became the voice that America listened to for a compelling combination of News and celebrity gossip.

12 old time radio show recordings
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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Walter Winchell

1897 - 1972

Walter WinchellWalter Winchell is the original gossip reporter of Hollywood. His wit and repertoire was highly respected and at the height of his prestige he could reportedly make or break a star. Some of his famous quotes are Walter Winchell at microphone"The way to become famous fast is to throw a brick at someone who is famous," and "Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants."

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Winchell made his radio debut in 1930 over WABC in New York. By 1948, his program received higher ratings than Fred Allen or Jack Benny. Winchell had been a supporter of Senator Joseph McCarthy's anticommunism efforts, and his popularity suffered when the nation turned its back on the senator. Walter Winchell eventually died friendless and along in 1972.

As a man who reported about fame and forture and the loss there of, he was also quickly forgotten after the peak of his career and died alone with his only attendant at his funeral was he daughter.

For more gossip reporting, see also: Louella Parsons, Jimmie Fidler's Hollywood, and Hedda Hopper's Hollywood. See also: Show Stoppers and People You'd Like To Know.

Young Walter Winchell

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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.



    12 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 10 min
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      12 shows - total playtime 3 hours 10 minutes
      1. Jergen's Journal 481205.mp3
      2. Jergens Journal 410518.mp3
      3. Jergens Journal 450429.mp3
      4. Jergens Journal 450715 Walter Winchell.mp3
      5. Jergens Journal 460210 Walter Winchell.mp3
      6. Jergens Journal 470905 Walter Winchell.mp3
      7. Jergens Journal 470909.mp3
      8. Jergens Journal 480110 Walter Winchell.mp3
      9. Jergens Journal 481219 Walter Winchell.mp3
      10. Jergens Journal 490327.mp3
      11. Pearl Harbor 411207 27 Jergens Journal with Walter Winchell.mp3
      12. Tribute hosted by Walter Winchell.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    12 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 10 min
    Add MP3 Collection to Cart

    Click here to see disc contents


      12 shows - total playtime 3 hours 10 minutes
      1. Jergen's Journal 481205.mp3
      2. Jergens Journal 410518.mp3
      3. Jergens Journal 450429.mp3
      4. Jergens Journal 450715 Walter Winchell.mp3
      5. Jergens Journal 460210 Walter Winchell.mp3
      6. Jergens Journal 470905 Walter Winchell.mp3
      7. Jergens Journal 470909.mp3
      8. Jergens Journal 480110 Walter Winchell.mp3
      9. Jergens Journal 481219 Walter Winchell.mp3
      10. Jergens Journal 490327.mp3
      11. Pearl Harbor 411207 27 Jergens Journal with Walter Winchell.mp3
      12. Tribute hosted by Walter Winchell.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



    12 recordings on 4 Audio CDs
    total playtime 3 hours, 10 min

    Disc A001

    1. Tribute hosted by Walter Winchell
    2. Jergens Journal 410518
    3. Pearl Harbor 411207 27 Jergens Journal with Walter Winchell

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    Disc A002

    1. Jergens Journal 450429
    2. Jergens Journal 450715 Walter Winchell
    3. Jergens Journal 460210 Walter Winchell
    4. Jergens Journal 470905 Walter Winchell

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    Disc A003

    1. Jergens Journal 470909
    2. Jergens Journal 480110 Walter Winchell
    3. Jergen's Journal 481205
    4. Jergens Journal 481219 Walter Winchell

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    Disc A004

    1. Jergens Journal 490327

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