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Monday, September 30, 2013

Murder At Midnight 46-09-27 Death Across The Board

A man visits a pawn shop and shows interests in a chess set which isn't for sale, but the shop owner tricks his costumer into a deadly murderous game of human chess.

Running time - 26:38 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 45-10-02 Welcoming Mayor La Trivia Home from the War

La Trivia is returning home from the war, and the whole town plans a parade to greet him, but Fibber finds himself left out of the welcoming committee.

Running time - 29:05 min

Sunday, September 29, 2013

High Adventure 69-08-09 Arctic Treasure

A tale of a whaling ship that stops to gather seals, when a mate discovers an ancient ship frozen in the Arctic ice.

Running time - 27:22 min

Burns and Allen 47-09-25 Beating The High Cost Of Living

Gracies' scheme to save money doesn't play too well with George, so he goes shopping with Gracie to show her a better way to save.

Running time - 24:10 min

Saturday, September 28, 2013

X Minus One 55-10-27 Requiem

A wealthy, elderly gentleman, who has been denied a chance to visit the moon all of his life, secretly hires men to buy and pilot a ship to take him to the moon.  Story by Robert Heinlein.

Running time - 23:45 min

Jack Benny Program 39-03-26 Guest Ed Sullivan.mp3

Before Jack and the cast can perform their murder mystery, Ed Sullivan interrupts the program to investigate Fred Allens' claim that Jacks' real name is Maxwell Stroud. In the mystery play, a stranger arrives claiming to be the real Maxwell Stroud, and is later shot dead by someone with the initials "FA".

Running time - 30:00 min

Friday, September 27, 2013

Screen Director's Playhouse 49-08-05 Fort Apache

The Playhouse presents the radio version of Fort Apache, with Director John Ford, and stars John Wayne and Ward Bond.  Cochise has left the reservation with his Apaches heading into Mexico, and the cavalry is sent out to bring him back.

Running time - 29:16 min

The Judy Canova Show 46-02-02 The Genealogy Society

After Judy is rejected by a sorority,  she turns to genealogy to see if she has royal blood in her family.

Running time - 29:59 min

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Chase And Sanborn Hour 39-09-03 Guest - Wendy Barrie

Host Don Ameche. Nelson Eddy sings "I Must Go Down To The Seas Again." Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy speak on shortwave radio from Honolulu and describe their trip. Dorothy Lamour sings "Over The Rainbow."  Wendy Barrie and Don Ameche perform the radio play, "A Kiss On Time,". Don and Vera Vague discuss nutrition and health. An old school friend of Edgar's talks with Charlie and Edgar about traffic safety.

Running time - 59:38 min

The Falcon 50-11-05 The Rich Racketeer

After a racketeer is acquitted of tax evasion, he cheats his lawyer out of his fee, dumps his wife for a girlfriend, is threatened by his girlfriends' brother, then turns up with a bullet in the back of his head.  All four are suspects and the Falcon is determined to find out which.

Les Damon as The Falcon

Running time - 28:40 min

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Hall of Fantasy 53-05-11 Spectre of Denston Castle

A man learns that he is the sole heir to a castle left to him by his uncle. While touring the castle, he is greeted with a warning from a ghost.

Running time - 23:31 min

The Roy Rogers Show 48-08-29 The Mystery of the Circle E Ranch

Roy gets the bad news that Dales' uncle has died in an apparent accident.  The sheriff thinks there may have been foul play, and Dale won't tell where she was when her uncle died.

Running time - 29:12 min

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Red Skelton Show 42-02-17 Daylight Savings Time

Red talks about the new Daylight Savings Time. Then Red satirizes army life, with Sergeant Deadeye, Clem Kadiddlehopper at his draft board, and Junior the "mean widdle kid" at an army camp.

Running time - 30:09 min

Green Hornet 38-05-05 The Political Racket

Britt Reid alias the Green Hornet, is on the trail of a crooked politician and his gang, who resort to murder to protect their phony citizenship racket that cons immigrants.

Running time - 29:45 min

Monday, September 23, 2013

Komedy Kingdom 37-3-24 Topic - Movies

Host Elvia Allman introduces the topic of todays show; the movies. Joe Blow gives a report on Hollywood. More comedy and music from The Yodelers Three, Morey Amsterdam, Mabel Todd, and Lindsay MacHarrie.

Elvia Allman, host of the Komedy Kingdom

Running time - 14:38 min

Great Gildersleeve 1942-08-30 Fishing Trip

Gildersleeve gets bad news from his doctor that he has high blood pressure, and must relax, take it easy and not get upset.  He agrees to take a relaxing fishing trip with the family, but it doesn't turn out to be very relaxing.

Running time - 30:00 min

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Eddie Cantor 44-10-11 Guest - Martha Raye

The network is having technical difficulties during the first 2:20 min of the program and you are asked to stand by.  Eddie parodies Axis news casts by the Nazis and Japanese. Eddie tells the story of the famous Cantors throughout history.

Running time - 29:29 min

Jimmy Durante Show 47-10-08 Eddie Cantor

Eddie Cantor visits Jimmy and they both reminisce about their early days in show biz.

Running time 29:13 min

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Quiet Please 47-06-08 Nothing Behind the Door

First episode. A man whose friends come into town for a visit, take a trip up to the Mount Wilson observatory.  Once there they spot a strange fenced in house, and are warned to stay away because there's, nothing there. Their curiosity causes them to ignore the warning, and after breaking into the house, they find, nothing.

Running time - 29:24 min

Friday, September 20, 2013

Lady Esther Presents the Screen Guild Players 43-02-15 They Got Me Covered

Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour star in this radio adaptation of their movie by the same name.  Bob plays a fired reporter trying to get his job back with a big story from a Romanian contact who is being followed by Nazi spies.

Running time - 29:30 min

Escape 47-10-22 The Fall of the House of Usher

The Edgar Allan Poe tale of the last male heir to the House of Usher who seeks assistance from a childhood friend because he fears his own imminent death.

Running time - 29:31 min

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Academy Award Theater 46-11-13 Night Train

Rex Harrison stars as a British agent in the days just prior to the outbreak of WWII, who attempts to rescue a scientist and his daughter from the hands of the Nazis.

Rex Harrison

Running time - 29:23 min

Bob Hope Show 50-02-07 From The Vine Street Playhouse With Fred Allen

Bob returns from Washington D.C. and Doris Day meets him at the airport.  Bob grabs a taxi driven by an out of work Fred Allen.  Fred tells Bob that radio is dead because of television, and neither wants anything to do with it. But later, Both Fred and Bob show up at an ad agency in hopes of getting into television.

Running time - 29:07 min

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The Falcon 45-11-27 Murder Is A Family Affair

The Falcon has to unravel a complex family murder.

James Meighan as the Falcon

Running time - 29:51 min

Harold Peary 50-08-23 Honest Harold, The Home Maker - Audition Show

Harold gets into trouble with his boss because he refused to continue endorsing a product on his radio show that his listeners found fault with. Harold decides to use his show to campaign for a policeman on every school corner, and gets fired.

Running time - 32:37 min

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Adolph Zukors Silver Jubilee 37-01-07 Host - Jack Benny

Cecil B. DeMille introduces Jack Benny as the Master of Ceremonies for Adolph Zukors' Silver Jubilee, with music and comedy.  Just a few of the guests include Conductor Leopold Stokowski, opera singer and actor, Frank Forest, Jack Oakie, Charles Butterworth, W.C. Fields, conductor Victor Young, Bob Burns, Martha Raye, Carole Lombard, and Lloyd Nolan who narrates Paramount On Parade: The Life of Adolph Zukor. [Incomplete]

Adolph Zukor, head of Paramount Studios

Running time - 1hr 10:54 min

Burns and Allen 38-01-10 Gracie's Murder Mystery

Gracie writes a new murder mystery, but George doesn't want to hear about, so naturally Gracie tells the story anyway.

Running time - 27:30 min

Monday, September 16, 2013

Haunting Hour 45-06-30 Homicide House

The last member of a wealthy family is murdered, and a couple of reporters are sent to the family estate to prepare a story on the tragic family history, where they find members of the family who are supposedly dead, still alive.

Running time - 25:00 min

Molle' Mystery Theater 46-03-29 The Creeper

A woman is terrified and frightened of everyone she meets because of a series of murders committed in the area.

Running time - 29:41 min

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Behind The Mike 41-03-02 Pioneers Of Radio Entertainment

This episode finds us traveling back with Graham McNamee to the early days of radio broadcasting, with interviews, stories, and entertainment from when radio was young.

Running time - 29:36 min

Martin & Lewis Show 49-06-28 John Carradine

Dean has plans to go to the theater with John Carradine to see his play, while Jerry plans to go out on a date. Jerry has little money for the date, so he agrees to babysit for Johns' very intelligent nephew, and brings his date along.

Running time - 29:09 min

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Sealtest Variety Theater 48-12-16 Fibber McGee and Molly

Guest Edward Arnold joins Dorothy Lamour in a sketch where she plays the secretary of a businessman who plans to marry his son.  Dorothy takes a train ride and meets up with Fibber McGee and Molly.

Running time - 29:04 min

Dangerous Assignment 50-12-30 Assignment Eastern Europe

Steve travels to Eastern Europe to save the life of a scholar who could influence an important meeting in his country that could turn the country towards democracy.

Running time - 29:20 min

Friday, September 13, 2013

Danny Kaye 45-02-17 Dog Gets Danny Evicted

Danny gets a new dog against the landlords' rules and has to move out. With the housing shortage, it's hard to find a new place to live, but gets offered a room in a theater.

Running time - 30:03 min

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Bickersons 47-01-12 The New Puppy

Don Ameche invites Doctor Gale Gordon to have a look at Danny Thomas who has a phobia about microphones.  Danny imagines himself a psychiatrist.   Blanche Bickerson wakes John from his nightly snoring to tell him she got a dog even though he's allergic to dogs.  Blanche tells John she cancelled the lease on their apartment and her brother Amos will raffle off the apartment.

Running time - 29:28 min

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Eddie Cantor Show 47-01-30 Guest Jack Benny

Eddie talks about his birthday, and his plans to start his own radio network. To finance his new network Eddie tries to get Jack Benny to put up the money. Ralph Edwards stops by to see what work he'll have on Eddies' network.

Running time - 30:20 min

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Steve Allen Show 50-06-04 With Eve Arden, Jack Benny, Groucho

Eve Arden is looking for Steve and runs into Jack Benny and Groucho Marx along the way. Steve and Eve play a married Hollywood movie star couple.

Running time - 24:29 min

Monday, September 9, 2013

Michael Shayne 48-11-06 Case of the Bayou Monster

A wealthy determined woman hires Shayne to find a werewolf in a Louisiana bayou swamp, that makes an appearance every generation.

Starring  Jeff Chandler

Running time - 26:35 min

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Bulldog Drummond 42-01-25 The Circus

After Drummond and Denny visit the circus for fun, Drummond ends up solving the death of a trapeze artist whose murder was made to look like an accident.

Running time - 27:54 min

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar 53-07-14 The Shayne Bombing Matter

Johnny Dollar investigates a bombing death that implicates the victims' own brother.

Starring John Lund

Running time - 28:23 min

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Charlie Chan 45-10-01 Case Of The Marching Ants

Chan investigates the case of a wealthy eccentric who believes a trail of ants near his home foretells doom. Chan finds that the ants lead to a body.

Running time - 14:38 min

Friday, September 6, 2013

Dimension X 1951-08-30 Marionettes,Inc

In the future of 1990, a man who has bought an illegal duplicate of himself finds his duplicate doesn't like their arraignment, and makes plans of his own.

Running time - 28:05 min

Escape 51-08-30 The Man Who Stole The Bible

During Mardi Gras, in a New Orleans hotel room, a businessman who had been reading a Gideon Bible he found in the room, decides to take it with him, and then discovers that people are trying to kill him for it.

Running time - 30:25 min

Thursday, September 5, 2013

The Judy Canova Show 46-08-31 Just Back from Cactus Junction

Judy returns from her vacation back home in Cactus Junction, and tells of all the fun she had with her kinfolk.

Running time - 28:53

Burns and Allen 45-11-08 George Lands Movie Part as a Wolf

George has been picked to co-star with Betty Grable in a film, but doesn't want the part.  Gracie launches a scheme to change his mind, but her plan works all too well.

Running Time - 23:02 min

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The Shadow 38-04-03 Death From The Deep

The Shadow must stop a murderous madman who uses a submarine to destroy ships at sea.

Running time - 27:52 min

Sherlock Holmes 54-12-21 The Final Problem

Doctor Watson recounts the very last adventure of Sherlock Holmes, who met his fate at the Reichenbach Falls, in the final battle with Professor Moiarty.  Starring Sir John Gielgud as Holmes, Sir Ralph Richardson as Dr. Watson, and Orson Welles as Professor Moriarty.

Running time - 27:16 min

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

The Strange Dr Weird 45-04-03 The Devil's Caverns

The nephews of a wealthy explorer, accompany their uncle into a cave with the intent of causing his "accident".

Narrator Maurice Tarplin

Running time - 12:06 min

Abbott & Costello 48-12-09 Sam Shovel - He Died With His Beauts On

Costello plays Detective Sam Shovel and gets seduced by a beautiful gun moll.

Running time - 29:53 min

Monday, September 2, 2013

Fibber McGee and Molly 41-11-11 Edgar Bergen Charlie McCarthy

The premier of the movie "Look Who's Laughing", featuring Fibber and Molly, with Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy is opening in Wistful Vista, and Edgar and Charlie are arriving to attend.

Running time - 28:45 min