It was seen on The Dumount TV Network starting in 1947. "Big Brother Bob" Emory was a musical entertainer who had hosted a kids musical/ variety radio show on The Mutual Radio Network during the late 1930's and into the early 1940's under the title of "The Rainbow House!".
"Small Fry Club" was on the air before "Howdy Doody". After the show went off the air on Dumount, Mr. Emory hosted his last kids tv show "Big Brother" in Boston, Ma. He retired and remained in seclusion until he died in 1982.