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Cruise of the Poll Parrot

Cruise of the Poll Parrot was a rare seafaring adventure of whaling made for children and broadcast in 1937. In 1922, businessman Paul Parrot sold his shoe business "Poll Parrot Shoes" to the International Shoe Company. To promote the Poll Parrot, the company sponsored this children's radio show. Marvin Miller starred Captain Roy Dalton, the Master of the ship Poll Parrot, and he was also the voice of the parrot that was the pet of the Captain.

The Cruise of the Poll Parrot is set in 1858 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, center of the U.S. whaling industry.

There are 39 shows in our collection! Date Aired
The Crew Is Hired September 25, 1937
Plans For The Voyage Are Discussed October 2, 1937
Johnny Is Captured By El Teste October 9, 1937
El Teste Holds Johnny Prisoner October 16, 1937
Johnny Is Captured October 23, 1937
Sue Stows Away October 30, 1937
Johnny and Sue Remain On Board The Ship November 6, 1937
Johnny and Sue Learn About Whaling November 13, 1937
Johnny and Sue Disappear November 20, 1937
Where Is El TesteHiding November 27, 1937
El Teste Is Found December 4, 1937
Sue Is Captured December 11, 1937
Sue Is Rescued December 18, 1937
A Whale Is Killed December 25, 1937
El Teste Is A Problem January 1, 1938
Red Jumps Ship January 8, 1938
The Volcano Starts To Make Noise January 15, 1938
The Volcano Erupts January 22, 1938
It Starts To Rain January 29, 1938
The Treasure Is Uncovered February 5, 1938
Sue Is Shot By Dirk February 12, 1938
Dirk Learns About The Treasure February 19, 1938
Explosions Are Heard February 26, 1938
Captain Dalton Is Captured March 5, 1938
Dirk Tries To Sink The Poll Parrot March 12, 1938

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