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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.