Fred and the announcer talk about a recent feature in Look Magazine, teasing about Jack Benny. Fred talks about Jack sponser dropping him. The News Highlights of the Week topic is on sugar rationing. Falstaff interjects his poem on the topic. Being Mothers Day, Kenny sings, Mother Dear.
After a commercial, and band interlude, Portland talks about car pooling. Kenny pitches in with a story of his dad’s car getting stolen. Kenny also complains about Portland going nuts over the guest star, now it’s Kenny’s turn when Marlene Dietrich is announced. Marlene and Fred talk about the merits of acting on the radio over acting in the movies. Fred tries to get a kiss from Marlene, and she plays it in true radio style. Just the sound affects.
Fred interviews the college amateur of the week. Don, a major of Hebrew and Greek, plays on the piano a solo from a classical opera piece. Kenny sings, Somebody Else Is Taking My Place. The Texaco Players get help from Marlene Dietrich for their feature, The Courting of nasty and Nell.