The Mel Blanc Show


THE MEL BLANC SHOW Mel Blanc's success on The Jack Benny Program led to his own radio show on the CBS Radio Network, The Mel Blanc Show , which ran from September 3, 1946 to June 24, 1947. Blanc played himself as the hapless owner of a fix-it shop, as well as a wide range of comical support characters. Other regular characters were played by Mary Jane Croft, Joseph Kearns, Hans Conreid, Alan Reed, Earle Ross, Jim Backus, Bea Benaderet and The Sportsmen Quartet, who would supply a song and sing the Colgate Tooth Powder commercials. For 50 years, Mel Blanc was the voice of many popular cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Foghorn Leghorn, The Tasmanian Devil, Pepe LePew, Marvin the Martian, the RoadRunner ("Meep, meep!"), Barney Rubble, and Woody Woodpecker. OTRR Certification Information: Series Name: The Mel Blanc Show Certification Status: OTRR Certified Accurate Certification Date: May 10, 2010 Certification Version: Version 1 Number of CDs: 2 From the Old Time Radio Researcher's Group. See "Note" Section below for more information on the OTRR.


This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.

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