Ads 1940 - 1945

Phonograph Ads in the Early 1940's

By Doug Boilesen 2021


Scheherazade, RCA Victor Record Album M/DM 920, 1942 (5 record album 78 RPM)



Ciribiribin, RCA Victor Record 10-1152


"The exciting 1942 Magic Brain RCA Victrola! "An amazing new way to play records." The Magic Tone Cell recreates records with brilliant tone fidelity...and the sensatonal Magic Tone Cell adds to record life..." Built in "Magic Loop Antenna" in the RCA Victor Super-Six radio." The Magic Brain does all the work -- you just sit back and listen!"

Victor Smart Set Albums 1943



Victor Smart Set Albums to make gala events of all your entertaining (1943)


1943 Recording Artists on Victor and Bluebird Records

"Whenever you want them They're yours on Victor Records," 1943




Victor Red Seal Record Ads 1944


Victor Red Seal Records, Helen Traubel, The Saturday Evening Post, 1944



Boris Godounoff starring Alexander Kipnis, the greatest "Boris" of our generation" in the Macbeth of opera!" RCA Victor Recordrama Album M/DM-1000, 1945




Magnavox the choice of great artists and source for the Magnavox series of paintings "to stimulate greater musical enjoyment throughout America."

"Close your eyes and enjoy the illusion that singers and orchestra are in the very room with you." Magnavox radio-phonographs are "an investment in good living."


Arturo Toscanini - hear him on a "broadcast or recording played by a Magnavox radio-phonograph." 1943


"How music entered George Gershwin's life." 1944


"The true charm of Oklahoma! lives again through Magnavox." 1945


Jerome Kern "The choice of great artists." 1945


Stephen Foster "The choice of great artists." 1945


George M. Cohan "The choice of great artists." 1945