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DONALD T. McNEILL COLLECTION

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
1
Ca. 1932
Van and Don (with Van Fleming, broadcast from San Francisco)
Audiocassette
1
16 December 1939
Breakfast Club (incomplete)
Audiocassette
1
21 December 1940
Breakfast Club (incomplete)
Audiocassette
1
20 January 1941
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
1942
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
17 June 1943
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
2 December 1943
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
13 December 1943
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
24 December 1943
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
24 December 1943
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
1
22 April 1944
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
23 December 1944
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
25 December 1944
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
Ca. 1945
"My Cathedral" (composed by McNeill, sung by Richard Maxwell, released by Columbia Records)
Audiocassette
1
24 April 1946
The Kool Penguin Room (incomplete) (hosted by Hildegard, with McNeill as guest)
Audiocassette
1
20 December 1946
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
27 April 1947
Fred Allen Show (McNeill guest)
Audiocassette
1
28 April 1947
The Chesterfield Supper Club (incomplete) (hosted by Perry Como, with McNeill as guest)
Audiocassette
1
19 December 1947
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
February 1948
Breakfast in Hollywood (McNeill guest)
Phonodisc

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
1
29 April 1948
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
2
12 May 1948
Breakfast Club simulcast (first telecast, launching McNeill "presidential campaign" in Philadelphia)
DVD
1
23 June 1948
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
13 August 1948
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
23 December 1949
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
2
10 August 1950
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD
2
29 August 1950
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD
2
13 September 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #1 (first half) (Gloria Swanson guest)
DVD
2
27 September 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #3 (Rhonda Fleming guest)
DVD
2
11 October 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #5 (Gorgeous George guest)
DVD

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
2
25 October 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #7 (Ray Schindler guest)
DVD
2
1 November 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #8 (Patricia Morison and Albert Goldsmith guests)
DVD
2
8 November 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #9 (Chicago Bears guests)
DVD
2
15 November 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #10 (Ann Harding guest)
DVD
2
22 November 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #11 (Arthur and Patricia Lake guests)
DVD
2
29 November 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #12 (Diana Lynn guest)
DVD
2
6 December 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #13 (Barry Fitzgerald guest)
DVD
2
13 December 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #14 (Kay McNeill guest)
DVD
2
20 December 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #15 (Herb Shriner guest)
DVD
2
27 December 1950
Don McNeill's TV Club #16 (Harmonica Rascals guests)
DVD

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
1
29 December 1950
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
2
Ca. 1950
Jim Moran Cancer Fund Benefit Show (BC cast appearance), WENR-TV, Chicago
DVD
1
Ca. 1950
"My Cathedral" (composed by McNeill, performed by Jerry Meachum and the Lancers, released by Gold Star Recording
DVD
1
3 January 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #17 (Marie McDonald guest)
DVD
2
10 January 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #18 (Leo Carrillo guest)
DVD
2
17 January 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #19 (Beatrice Kay guest)
DVD
2
24 January 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #21 (Paul Gilbert and Jane Manners guests)
DVD
2
7 February 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #22 (Raymond Massey and Adlai Stevenson guests)
DVD
2
14 February 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #23 (Mimi Benzell guest)
DVD
2
7 March 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #26 (Dorothy Shay guest)
DVD

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
2
14 March 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #27 (Eddie "Rochester" Anderson guest)
DVD
2
21 March 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #28 (Fran Allison guest)
DVD
2
28 March 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #29 (John Payne guest)
DVD
2
4 April 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #30 (Fran Allison guest)
DVD
2
11 April 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #31 (Boris Karloff guest)
DVD
2
18 April 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #32 (Fran Allison guest)
DVD
2
25 April 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #33 (Cornelia Otis Skinner guest)
DVD
2
2 May 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #34 (Fran Allison guest)
DVD
2
9 May 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #35 (Jack Dempsey and Joe Louis guests)
DVD
2
16 May 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #36 (Fran Allison and Jimmie Darou guests)
DVD

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
2
23 May 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #37 (Beatrice Kay and Lucille Vogeler guests)
DVD
2
30 May 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #38 (Fran Allison guest)
DVD
2
6 June 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #39 (Hal Block guest)
DVD
2
13 June 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #40 (Fran Allison guest)
DVD
2
20 June 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #41 (McNeill family guests)
DVD
2
12 September 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #42 (Joe E. Brown guest)
DVD
2
26 September 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #43 (Fran Allison guest)
DVD
2
10 October 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #44 (Arthur Hammerstein, and Andy and Della Russell guests)
DVD
2
24 October 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #45 (Binnie Barnes, Robert Kohl, and Robert Wilson guests)
DVD
2
7 November 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #46 (Denise Darcel, and Eddie Mayeoff guests)
DVD
2
21 November 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #47 (on location at Mustacci family's home)
DVD
2
5 December 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #48 (Betty Garrett and Eddie Mayeoff guests)
DVD

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
2
19 December 1951
Don McNeill's TV Club #49 (Victor Borge and Gil Lamb guests)
DVD
1
21 December 1951
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
5
25 January 1952
Breakfast Club
Phonodisc
7
23 June 1952
Breakfast Club (Peter Donald guest host)
Phonodisc
5
9 September 1952
Breakfast Club (interview of Tom McNeill)
Phonodisc
1
19 December 1952
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
6 March 1953
"I Could Never Learn to Hula" (Cowling/Desmond duet)
Audiocassette
1
19 March 1953
"I Could Never Learn to Hula" (Johnny Desmond)
Audiocassette
7
10 April 1953
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
14 April 1953
"I Could Never Learn to Hula" (McNeill)
Audiocassette

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
1
21 May 1953
"I Could Never Learn to Hula" (Homer and Jethro parody)
Audiocassette
1
23 June 1953
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
27 July 1953
Breakfast Club
Phonodisc
5
23 December 1953
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
5
21 January 1954
Breakfast Club (incomplete)
Phonodisc
2
17 February 1954
Breakfast Club simucast
DVD
1
23 June 1954
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
2
27 December 1954
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD
2
28 December 1954
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD
2
29 December 1954
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
2
30 December 1954
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD
2
3 January 1955
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD
2
4 January 1955
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD
2
5 January 1955
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD
2
6 January 1955
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD
2
24 January 1955
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD
2
26 January 1955
Breakfast Club simulcast
DVD
8
24 August 1955
I've Got a Secret (McNeill host, Boris Karloff guest)
Videocassette
8
31 August 1955
I've Got a Secret (McNeill host, Jean-Pierre Aumont guest)
Viceocassette
2
7 September 1955
I've Got a Secret (McNeill host, Audie Murphy guest)
DVD

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
1
18 August 1955
Breakfast Club (second half only)
Audiocassette
1
25 August 1955
Breakfast Club (second half only)
Audiocassette
1
Ca. 1955
"My Cathedral" (composed by McNeill, sung by Eileen Parker, released by Mica Recording Co.)
Audiocassette
1
Ca. 1955
"We're Pinning Our Hopes on You" (Johnny Desmond singer, McNeill narrator, released by Coral Records)
Audiocassette
2
11 January 1956
I've Got a Secret (McNeill host, Cyril Ritchard guest)
DVD
1
10 February 1956
"The Fabulous Mr. Hoopy Scoop" (Betty Johnson and Don McNeill)
Audiocassette
1
12 April 1956
"Tuck Them Blues Away" (Breakfast Club air check)
Audiocassette
2
23 May 1956
I've Got a Secret (McNeill host, Cesar Romero guest)
DVD
1
31 October 1956
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
6 June 1957
Breakfast Club (second half)
Audiocassette

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
1
24 June 1957
Breakfast Club (Ted Mack guest host)
Audiocassette
1
23 December 1957
Breakfast Club
Audiocassette
1
28 April 1958
Breakfast Club (segment featuring Bob Hope)
Audiocassette
1
28 September 1958
Family Theater (McNeill guest host)
Audiocassette
2
21 November 1958
Person to Person (McNeill interviewed by Edward R. Murrow)
DVD
6
1958
Hymns (Johnny Desmond album, released by Tops Records)
Phonodisc
1
1958
Silver Jubilee album (Dot Records)
Audiocassette
1
9 August 1959
Breakfast Club (first half)
Audiocassette
6
1959
Book, Candle and Prayer ("Dick Noel sings songs of faith performed on Don McNeill's Breakfast Club," released by Coral Records)
Phonodisc
6
1959
Don McNeill Presents March around the Breakfast Table (Coral Records)
Phonodisc

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
2
20 January 1960
This is Your Life (tribute to McNeill)
DVD
1
Ca. 1960
"Make America Proud of You" (narrated by McNeill)
Audiocassette
6
1961
Hymntime around the Breakfast Table (RCA Victor release)
Phonodisc
8
23 June 1963
Take Two (special program for BC's thirtieth anniversary)
Videocassette
1
1963
Breakfast Club (segment with Duke Ellington)
Audiocassette
8
23 June 1963
Take Two (Phyllis Diller and Bob Hope guests)
Videocassette
16
6 May 1966
International Radio and Television Society "Salute to Don McNeill"
Reel to reel
1
2 August 1966
Breakfast Club (first half, Don McNeill, Jr., guest host)
Audiocassette
1
18 May 1967
Breakfast Club (Preston Bradley guest)
Audiocassette
1
1967
"My Cathedral" and "Perfect Love" (composed by McNeill, sung by Bob Newkirk, released by Impact Records)
Audiocassette

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
1
1967
"Perfect Love" (composed by McNeill, sung by George Beverly Shea, Released by RCA Victor)
Audiocassette
1
20 September 1968
The Don McNeill Show
Audiocassette
1
27 December 1968
The Don McNeill Show (final broadcast)
Audiocassette
9
30 May - 9 July 1968
The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes)
Reel to reel
10
5 July - 2 August 1968
The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes)
Reel to reel
11
5 August - 30 August 1968
The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes)
Reel to reel
12
2 September - 30 September 1968
The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes)
Reel to reel
13
1 October - 25 October 1968
The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes)
Reel to reel
14
26 October - 22 November 1968
The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes)
Reel to reel
15
25 November - 20 December 1968
The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes)
Reel to reel

DMcN
Series 1

Box
Date
Title/Contents
Format
16
23 December - 27 December 1968
The Don McNeill Show (master audiotapes)
Reel to reel
16
1969
Talk by McNeill on his broadcasting career
Reel to reel
Open Shelf
1979
Prime Time (4 films on aging, narrated by McNeill)
16mm
Open Shelf
1948-1963
Original Kinescope Recordings of McNeill Programs
16mm
3-7
Ca. 1932-1967
Original Broadcast Transcriptions and Commercial Records
Phonodisc

 

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