Al Pearce on NBC

Al Pearce      Al Pearce as Elmer Blurt

Al Pearce, whose KFRC program "Happy Go Lucky Hour" was a hit up and down the Pacific Coast starting in 1928, and in 1932 he moved his show to the NBC Blue network where he quickly became a national sensation.  Pearce was known for his bashful door-to-door salesman character, Elmer Blurt (right).  His program was heard on NBC until 1937, and then moved to CBS until 1944.