[78-L] Shirley Temple on Japanese Polydor

David Weiner djwein at earthlink.net
Sun Sep 1 12:58:13 PDT 2013

Japan Polydor did issue some pre-war Deanna Durbin recordings right off
her Universal soundtracks, like "I Love To Whistle," which were not issued
commercially in the States.

Dave Weiner

On 9/1/13 3:23 PM, "Michael Biel" <mbiel at mbiel.com> wrote:

>Where did you get this recording date?  The matrix number isn't shown on
>the video.  What does Dtsch mean under her name?  Deutsch?  Why is the
>label credit in German "mit orchster"?
>Mike Biel  mbielk at mbiel.com
>-------- Original Message --------
>Subject: [78-L] Shirley Temple on Japanese Polydor
>From: Harold Aherne <leotolstoy_75 at yahoo.com>
>Some time ago there was a thread here discussing Shirley Temple's lack
>of commercial recordings. Actually, she made at least one--a pair of
>Japanese nursery rhymes recorded in Tokyo on 11 March 1937, issued on
>Polydor 2409 (don't know what was on the other side).
>How many Western artists recorded in Japan at the time? There were also
>a couple of sides by Weintraubs Syncopators on Japanese Columbia in
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