Fred jokes with Jimmy Wallington about wierd occurances in the world of the radioairwaves in the past week. Texaco’s News of the Week has a look at marriage and divorce. What was the cause of divorce in 1941?Well, at least the leading causes from the perspective of Fred Allen. Job situations, extended families, mutual frustrations, power struggles, and others. Kenny Baker sings, The Night We met.
Al Goodman shows off his new musical baton to Fred, which turns out to be a prank from Kenny in honor of April Fool’s Day. Portland also seems to have been taken in. When Kenny arrives, Fred is hep to his jive. No harm done, until Fred falls prey to the joke in an unplanned way. Can Fred teach Kenny a lesson? Win Murray is back from last season to sing, A Twist of the Wrist.
The Texaco round table involves a press photographer for the New York News. A woman who is a dress designer for fashion models, and for the average woman alike. The question involves the fast paced rate of life, and the benefit of reading in digest form, or the complete stories and books. Kenny sings, A Wandering Minstrel I.
The Texaco Workshop Players present a murder mystery from One Long Pan. At a movie premiere, Charlie Chan is shot, and it’s up to One Long Pan to investigate the scene and learn what happened. Actually it could also be Long Pan’s big chance to take Charlie’s place in films.