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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Red Skelton Show 46-12-31 Old Man Winter

Deadeye goes after the man who stole his gal and his gold claim. Junior, The Mean Widdle Kid gets into trouble for throwing snowballs.

Running time - 30:19 min

Bergen and McCarthy 56-01-01 Lew Ayers

Professor Kirkwood reads his poems. Effie Klinker talks about her New Years Eve. Charlie the photographer, tries to blackmail Bergen. Lew Ayres talks about the films he made about religion. Charlie stars in "Dr. McCarthy's Television Hospital."

Running time - 57:28 min

Jack Benny Program 39-01-01 Goodbye 1938, Hello 1939

The gang talk about their New Years Eve. Mary reads her New Years poem. Jack and the gang perform "The New Tenant", about Father Time giving way to Baby New Year, for the first time.

Running time - 29:30 min

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Abbott & Costello 47-12-31 New Year's Eve

A Day in the Life of Lou Costello. Costello plans to go to the Rose Bowl game, so Abbott tries to find out what he knows about football. Costello's New Years resolutions. Costello has his fortune told.

Running time - 28:07 min

Jack Benny Program 39-12-31 No Date for New Year's Eve

The gang talks about their New Years plans. Jack expects to go out on the town with his girl, Gladys Zybisco, but she can't make it.

Running time - 29:30 min

Monday, December 29, 2014

Great Gildersleeve 46-12-25 Christmas Caroling at Gildersleeve's

Gildersleeve's neighbors, the Bullards, are out of town on Christmas Eve, leaving their sick son Craig at home, so Gildy pays him a visit as Santa Claus. The Bullard's arrive back home just in time to sing Carols with Gildy and all his friends.

Running time - 29:33 min

Bob Hope Show 42-12-29 Long Beach Ferry Command

Bob and Frances Langford talk about their Christmas. At the end of the year, we review the events of Bob's life.

Running time - 18:05 min

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Bergen and McCarthy 44-12-31 Charles Laughton

Bergen has written a New Years play, but has trouble convincing Charlie to play the Baby New Year. Charlie has built a time machine that lets you look back in time. Guest Charles Laughton, along with Bergen and Charlie, watch Charlie's machine and see famous people in history.

Running time - 28:07 min

Jack Benny Program 40-12-29 Father Time Rides Again

The show starts with a flashback to the previous week when the gang boarded a train after the show and celebrated Christmas on the way back to Hollywood. The gang performs their New Years play: "Father Time Rides Again."

Running time - 29:30 min

Friday, December 26, 2014

Phil Harris and Alice Faye Show 48-12-26 The Christmas Present

It's the day after Christmas and Phil is upset because he doesn't think he got a gift from his sponsor.

Running time - 29:27 min

Red Skelton Show 51-12-26 Day After Christmas

Clem Kadiddlehopper potrays a Christmas Tree salesman trying to sell his trees after Christmas. Junior, The Mean Widdle Kid makes New Years resolutions.

Running time - 30:30 min

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Lux Radio Theatre 48-12-20 Miracle On 34th Street

The Lux Radio adaptation of the film Miracle On 34th Street, in which a Macy's Department store Santa claims to be the real Kris Kringle. Starring Maureen Ohara, John Payne, and Edmund Gwenn.

Running time - 1:00:15 min

Duffy's Tavern 44-12-22 Christmas Program with Monty Woolley

Duffy tries hard to convince Monty Woolley to play Santa for the Tavern's Christmas party.

Running time 28:06 min

Bob and Ray Show 59-12-24 Giving Christmas Gifts To The Cast

The cast decorates the studio Christmas tree, sing a carol, and receive their presents.

Running time - 14:54 min

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Red Skelton Show 49-12-25 Christmas Show

Red and his friends are all worried because no one has received any presents from Santa Claus who is mysteriously missing. Santa has been kidnapped, but by who?

Running time - 29:25 min

Christmas Seal Show Dec 1951 Fibber McGee And Molly

While shoveling snow, Fibber constantly injures himself running to catch the phone.

Running time - 14:15 min

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Phil Harris and Alice Faye Show 53-12-25 Hosting French Refugee Kids for Christmas

Phil arranges for a couple of refugee children to spend Christmas with his family. Phil promised his kids they'd see Santa, so he tried to get Don Wilson who's to busy, so Don gets Andy Devine to replace him.

Running time - 24:17 min

Monday, December 22, 2014

Bob and Ray 50-12-23 The Left Over Christmas Party Guest

While Bob and Ray discuss the last evening's Christmas party, they discover one of the drunken party guests never left. An episode of "Jack Headstrong: All American American." A visit to Aunt Penney's Real Life Kitchen.

Running time - 29:38 min

Jimmy Durante Show 48-12-24 Guest Rose Marie

Rose Marie does her Durante imitation. Jimmy and Alan Young pretend to be little kids on Christmas Eve. Jimmy has his cast at his house for a Christmas party.

Running time - 30:07 min

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Red Skelton Show 51-12-19 The Christmas Tree

The Skelton Scrapbook of Satire presents "The Little Christmas Tree", with Junior, The Mean Widdle Kid, Deadeye and Clem Kadiddlehopper.

Running time - 30:55 min

Phil Harris Alice Faye Show 52-12-21 Alice Volunteers Phil to Play Santa Claus

Alice gets a reluctant Phil to play Santa for a Womens Club Christmas play for children.

Running time - 24:38 min

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Duffy's Tavern 50-12-22 Charles Coburn Plays Santa Claus

Archie needs a Santa for the tavern's Christmas party, and convinces Charles Coburn to act the part.

Running time - 24:34 min

The Andrews Sisters 45-12-19 Guest Ray Noble

The Andrews Sisters perform a number of festive Holiday music as well as a few of their other hits for Christmas, and Ray Noble performs songs he's written.

Running time - 29:25 min

Friday, December 19, 2014

Red Skelton Show 46-12-24 Christmas Stories

Red plays a black marketeer at Christmas. A Christmas Eve holdup doesn't go as planned for Deadeye. Junior the Mean Widdle Kid get a visit from Santa.

Running time - 30:24 min

Phil Harris and Alice Faye Show 48-12-19 Jack Benny as Santa

Phil's kids want to stay up to see Santa, so Phil tries to get Don Wilson, but Jack Benny turns up instead.

Running time - 29:31 min

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Saint 50-12-24 Santa Claus is No Saint

Simon dresses up as Santa to entertain children on Christmas Eve, but before he can, he gets mixed up in a jewel theft and murder.

*note: This same script was used in the earlier broadcast of 49-12-25.

Vincent Price stars as The Saint

Running time - 29:39 min

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Bob and Ray 49-12-21 A Visit with Santa's Helpers

Through the magic of radio, Bob and Ray visit the North Pole to interview one of Santa's helpers. Mary McGoon has gift and dinner suggestions for Christmas.

Running time - 30:31 min

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Red Skelton Show 42-12-15 Christmas Shopping

Red talks about how people shouldn't travel for the Holiday, so that soldiers can. Dead Eye has a job for the Holidays. Clem Kadiddlehopper goes to buy his girl a present. Junior, The Mean Widdle Kid goes to see Santa.

Running time - 29:55 min

Phil Harris and Alice Faye Show 1946-12-15 A Present for Phil

Phil gets a Christmas present from his sponsor, so Phil sets out to buy him a gift in return.

Running time - 30:52 min

Friday, December 12, 2014

The Judy Canova Show 46-12-21 A Quiet Christmas Party

Judy makes preparations for a small quiet Christmas party, and recalls her last Christmas in Cactus Junction.

Running time - 29:35 min

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Jimmy Durante Show 47-12-24 Margaret O'Brien

Margaret O'Brien dreams of helping Santa, played by Jimmy, deliver presents on Christmas Eve.

Running time - 27:33 min

Duffy's Tavern 45-12-21 The Cast Does 'A Christmas Carol'

Finnegan is worried that there ain't no Santa Claus. Archie hosts a Christmas show at the tavern, including music, poetry, and their version of A Christmas Carol.

Running time - 29:32 min

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Duffy's Tavern 46-12-18 The Raffle with Joan Bennett

Joan Bennett visits the tavern to help Archie raffle off a phony diamond tiara, and a kiss from Joan, to help needy families for Christmas.

Running time - 28:38 min

Friday, December 5, 2014

Dangerous Assignment 50-07-26 Five Gardenias

Steve Mitchell travels to the Orient to apprehend a guerrilla leader who wants to start a civil war.

Brian Donlevy stars as Steve Mitchell

Running time - 29:18 min

The Shadow 38-03-06 The Bride of Death

The Shadow matches wits with a fiend known as The Prophet, who has killed a minister and many others, and plans to perform a human sacrifice.

Running time - 30:00 min

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Man Called X 47-11-02 Ashes to Ashes

Ken Thurston discovers that a man has been impersonating a scientist working on a secret government project, and uncovers an espionage ring.

Running time - 21:47 min

The Saint 50-09-17 The Ghost That Giggled

A woman convinces Simon to talk to her brother, whom she claims is haunted by a ghost, but upon arriving at his home, the brother is found murdered.

Barry Sullivan starring as Simon Templar aka The Saint

Running time - 28:23 min

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Friday, November 28, 2014

Casey Crime Photographer 47-11-27 After Turkey The Bill

In the middle of his Thanksgiving dinner, Casey gets involved in a case of two cousins, one of whom may have committed robbery.

Running time - 29:32 min

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The Lum And Abner Show 48-11-21 Thanksgiving Dinner With Lum

Lum gets in over his head after he gives Miss Rowena the impression that she's invited to his mansion, with servants, for Thanksgiving dinner.

Running time - 29:31 min

Jack Benny Program 44-11-26 How Jack And The Gang Spent Thanksgiving

Jack and the gang are all at Mary's house for Thanksgiving dinner, served by her new butler and maid. Jack gives a dinner speech and that restarts last week's arguement with Don Wilson about who said "Don't give up the ship!".

Running time - 30:01 min

The Mel Blanc Show 46-11-26 Thanksgiving Party

Attempting to get on the good side of Betty's father, Mel invites him to Thanksgiving dinner, but isn't serving turkey.

Running time - 24:45 min

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Great Gildersleeve 45-11-25 The Football Game

Gildersleeve takes Leila to the Thanksgiving weekend football game, after breaking his promise to take Leroy.

Running time - 29:54 minutes

Jack Benny Program 50-11-26 Jack Tries To Buy Football Game Tickets

After explaining why he didn't invite the gang over for Thanksgiving dinner this year, Jack takes them to the USC vs. UCLA football game.

Running time - 29:48 min

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Our Miss Brooks 49-11-27 Thanksgiving Weekend

Miss Brooks winds up with a house full of Thanksgiving dinner guests, with only one squab instead of turkey.

Eve Arden stars as Miss Brooks

Running time - 29:00 min

Life With Luigi 49-11-22 Thanksgiving Celebration

Luigi and Danny have their own Thanksgiving feast, after Luigi is disappointed about not being invited to dinner by Pasquale.

J. Carrol Naish stars as Luigi

Running time - 28:02 min

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Harold Peary Show 50-11-22 Thanksgiving Play

Harold is writing, directing, and starring in the community play, "The Story Of Miles Standish, A Story Of Thanksgiving." After Harold rewrites all the love scenes for himself, while cutting most of his boss's part, he's forced to switch parts with him.

Running time - 29:43 min

Jack Benny Program 52-11-30 Thanksgiving Pilgrims

Jack attends a Thanksgiving party at Mary's house wearing an old moth-eaten tuxedo. The whole gang is there, including a smart-alec butler. Jack gets into an argument with Don about where the Pilgrims landed, Plymouth Rock, or Cape Cod?

Running time - 25:34 min

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Eddie Cantor Show 47-11-27 Thanksgiving Program

Eddie has been missing from the program and Harry Von Zell has been hosting in his place. Meanwhile, Eddie is being held for ransom by gangsters who haven't been able to collect any money, so Eddie has been doing all the cooking and cleaning around the hideout, while missing Thanksgiving.

Running time - 29:38 min

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Jack Benny Program 37-11-28 Jack Cooked The Turkey

Jack talks to the cast about the Thanksgiving dinner he cooked all by himself. Jack advertises to sell his Maxwell. Shlepperman tries to get his brother-in-law to buy Jack's car.

Running time - 28:10 min