Campana's Italian Balm "First Nighter" Family. The "First Nighter" program appeared on NBC starting in 1930. Originating from Chicago, the cast recreated Broadway productions from "the Little Theater Off Times Square". Standing from left to right, front row: Charles Hughes, host; David Owen, NBC Play Director; Cliff Soubier, the "heavy" of the cast; Mr. Don Ameche and June Meredith, co-stars. At extreme right is Gene Rouse, announcer. Center rear is Eric Sagerquist, the orchestra director.
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