EARLY RADIO SOAP DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1932

Vic and Sade TITLE 
vic and sade
From left: Art Van Harvey, Bernadine Flynn, Paul Rhymer and Bill Idelson

The radio program Vic and Sade was regularly broadcast on NBC from 1932 to
1944, then intermittently until 1946, and was briefly adapted to television in 1949
and again in 1957. During its 14-year run on radio, Vic and Sade became one of
the most popular series of its kind, earning critical and popular success,according
to Time, Vic and Sade had 7,000,000 devoted listeners in 1943.

For the majority of its run on the air, Vic and Sade was heard in episodes of 15-
minutes each without a continuing storyline. The central characters, known as
"radio’s home folks," were accountant Victor Rodney Gook (Art Van Harvey), his
wife Sade (Bernadine Flynn) and their adopted son Rush (Bill Idelson).The three
lived on Virginia Avenue in "the small house halfway up in the next block."

 

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