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Clara, Lu 'N' Em

Premiere Episode: 1930-06-16
Final Episode: 1942-12-04

Genre(s):
Serial Drama
Romance

Broadcast History:

Dates: 6/16/1930 - 1931
Network: Other

Dates: 1/27/1931 - 2/12/1932
Network: NBC Blue
Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Starting time: 10:30PM
Sponsor: Colgate-Polmolive
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 2/15/1932 - 3/23/1934
Network: NBC Blue
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Starting time: 10:15AM
Sponsor: Colgate-Polmolive, Super Suds
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 3/26/1934 - 7/1/1935
Network: NBC
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Starting time: 10:15AM
Sponsor: Super Suds
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 10/14/1935 - 1/10/1936
Network: NBC
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Starting time: 5:45PM
Sponsor: Super Suds
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 6/26/1936 - 9/4/1936
Network: NBC Blue
Days: Friday
Starting time: 9:30PM
Sponsor: Frigidaire
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 6/8/1942 - 12/4/1942
Network: CBS
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Starting time: 11:00AM
Sponsor: Pillsbury
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 1945 -
Network: Syndicated
Length of show: 15 minutes

Series Synopsis: Radio's first soap opera. Clara, Lu, and Em began as a skit in a sorority house at Northwestern University around 1925. Urged by their classmates to put it on radio, the three creatorsóLouise Starkey, Isobel Carothers, and Helen Kingówent to WGN, Chicago, wheedled a timeslot, and did their first broadcasts gratis. On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Tadio be John Dunning
Series Theme: Lou Webb; Fio Rito Orchestra
Creator: ***  
Cast: Fran Allison(Clara 1945)
Harriet Allyn(Lu 1942, 1945)
Isobel Beroyhelmer(Lu)
Isabel Carothers(Lu Casey 1930-36)
Dorothy Day(Lu 1945)
   
Announcer: Don Dowd
 Gene Hamilton
 Jean Paul King
 Charlie Lyon
 Bret Morrison
 Edmund 'Tiny' Ruffner