Abe Lincoln In Illinois

Abe Lincoln In Illinois

Broadcast: November 6, 1938
Added: Feb 20 2023

The Magic Key turns opening the door to a star studded hour of comedy, drama, music and radio variety including a scene from Robert Sherwood's sensational hit Abe Lincoln In Illinois starring Raymond Massey as Lincoln. 

There is also a short story of the history of radio from December1901 when Guglielmo Marconi receives his first radio waves from across the Atlantic. It also includes as an example of radio broadcasting a speech by Adolf Hitler to the people of Germany in in 1938.

Metropolitan Opera leading soprano star Helen Jepson sings Vissi D'Arte from the second act of Puccini's opera La Tosca.