Rudy Vallee was a teen idol of the early days of radio. He was know as a crooner. A singer with a soft voice that made the girl swoon. Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra followed him. He had a radio program (The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour, The Royal Gelatin Hour, Vallee's Varieties) that was a hit nation wide. Red Skelton appeared three times and gained national exposer.
1937/08/12 - Red Skelton performed his Dunking Doughtnuts bit. Recollections_At_30
1937/08/26 - with Lou Holtz
1937/11/04 - with Walter Huston