Dunninger the Mentalist

1940s radio series of stage magic performances by Joseph Dunninger
from archive.org

Joseph Dunninger (April 28, 1892 – March 9, 1975), known as "The Amazing Dunninger", was one of the most famous and proficient mentalists of all time. He was one of the pioneer performers of magic on radio and television. A debunker of fraudulent mediums, Dunninger claimed to replicate through trickery all spiritualist phenomena.

Dunninger appeared on radio starting in 1943. In 1948, Dunninger and Paul Winchell were featured on Floor Show on NBC TV. Recorded via kinescope and replayed on WNBQ-TV in Chicago, Illinois, the 8:30-9 p.m. Central Time show on Thursdays was the station's first mid-week program.

  1. Bill Stern's Sports Newsreel (4.1Mb)
  2. Dunninger interviewed on WLOW Norfolk (1.8Mb)
  3. Roy Acuff (27.4Mb)
  4. Richard Rodgers (6.7Mb)
  5. George McManus (27.4Mb)
  6. John Roy Carlson (27.4Mb)
  7. Dorothy Kilgallen (27.4Mb)
  8. Irene Rich (26.9Mb)
  9. Abel Green (27.1Mb)
  10. Raymond Edward Johnson (26.7Mb)
  11. Cdr Jack Dempsey (27Mb)
  12. Mark Warnow (27Mb)
  13. Kemtone Presents Dunninger (6.9Mb)

MP3 files hosted by archive.org.