Following Al's numbers, Oscar Levant played "The Miller's Dance." This was topped off by Ken Carpenter's cream cheese commercial.
Al Jolson then told the story of "I Wish I Had A Girl," briefly, then sang this classic Gus Kahn number.
Following this number, Jimmy Durante joined the folks at the Music Hall, and tried to convince Al and Oscar that what the Music Hall needed was a few changes, like the old schnozzola himself! They closed the set with one of Jimmy's classic numbers, performed by the team of Durante and Jolson!
To close the show, Al Jolson introduced the Kraft Choral Club, which sang "Ave Maria" and "I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day."
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|This is an excerpt of the 18 Dec 1947 broadcast of the Kraft Music Hall, starring Al Jolson. Here is a great segment featuring Al's guest star, Jimmy Durante. With scripted comedy and blown lines, it's a classic radio bit. To top it off, Durante sang one of his classics, "Ciri Bee Ciri Bin," joined by Al Jolson. Some great broadcast photos of Al and Jimmy help you see the comedy while you listen to the clip.|