I'm looking to document more of the items, but we'll see
what comes up. One show was the The Prudential Hour.
This was a popular CBS show featuring concert music, with
opera star Gladys Swarthout and, as host, the well known
opera critic Deems Taylor. Her many records
also increased her recognition with the public. This
listing is still being compiled. The dates show a specific
date or a range of dates between which Gladys appeard
on a show. The dates are based on a wide number of sources,
including a number of radio transcription disks. Clicking
on the Show will provide a listing of songs that Gladys
was known to have sung on the shows and the dates they
She was voted Radio's outstanding woman
classical artist five years in a row in the 1930/40 time
Ellery Queen Mystery Theater
- Episode 230 - "The Corpse of Mr.Entwhistle"
Guest Armchair Detective: Gladys Swarthout
Repeat performance guest: Ted R. Gamble (director of War
Gladys played the role of Carmen in the
first every full-length production of a televised opera.
Gladys also appeared on Television on
What's My Line on January 14, 1951 (Episode #35)
as the Mystery Guest.
In 1956, just ten weeks after her heart
surgery, she was a guest on the Edward R. Murrow show
on behalf of the American Heart Association.
She was a frequent feature in the Radio Guide and other