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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Phil Harris - Alice Faye Show 48-10-24 The Live Steer

Phil and Alice are forced to cut back on meat purchases to save money. Remley tells Phil he can save by buying meat in bulk, and offers to make the purchase for Phil, but when Remley returns with the meat, it's still alive.

Running time - 29:30 min

Burns and Allen 43-06-01 Gracie Appears in Traffic Court

George finds himself in serious trouble with the law when he finds out Gracie got a parking ticket months ago and didn't tell George, so he hadn't paid the ticket or answered any of the summons to appear in court.

Running time - 23:55 min

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Dangerous Assignment 50-02-20 The Greek Connection

Steve Mitchell must travel to Athens to recover stolen plans for radar improvements.

Brian Donlevy stars as Steve Mitchell

Running time - 29:20 min

Fred Allen Show 40-01-31 Mountain Justice

News Of The Week discusses: "Should New York run a lottery, and should Bingo games be taxed?" Fred interviews fighter Joe Louis about his training routine. The question for the Round Table is: "Women's Millinery: Are women going too far?"  The Mighty Allen Art Players perform the play: "Mountain Justice or The judge saw his gavel was broken, so he didn't give a rap".

Running time - 57:53 min

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Bergen and McCarthy Show 43-09-26 Hedy Lamarr

Charlie tries to get more money out of Bergen to start a checking account. Victor Moore has a chance at a part in a movie. Charlie teases Bergen about having a crush on guest Hedy Lamarr.  Bergen pays Charlie and Bill Goodwin to help him get a date with Hedy.

Running time - 28:38 min

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Fibber McGee and Molly 35-07-15 A Dip In The Ocean

The McGees plan on a day of swimming, but upon arriving at a good spot, find it's a private beach and must move on.  After finding a public beach, Fibber tries to tell one of his tales, but is constantly interrupted.

Running time - 29:19 min

The Shadow 38-07-10 He Died At Twelve

Lamont is a witness at the execution of a convicted murderer, but later the jurors who convicted him are being murdered one by one, and the Shadow must stop the killing spree with the help of the judge whose life is also in danger.

Running time - 29:23 min

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Abbott and Costello 44-01-06 Lou's Engaged to Judy Canova

Bud fails to convince Lou he should get married, but Lou finds out he accidentally proposed marriage to Judy Canova.

Running time - 27:49 min

Behind The Mike 40-10-27 Stoogedom

Graham McNamee interviews Minerva Pious, the female stooge of the Fred Allen Show, who demonstrates the many voices she uses. Uncle Jim Harkins of "Uncle Jim's Question Bee", explains how the show gets questions to be used, and the types rejected. The "Oddities of radio" segment tells of Ted Malone's experience with a listener. "We The People" host, Adrian Savitch, tells how he helped get a convict pardoned, whose pardon had been delayed. A salute to "The Gold Dust Twins."  Questions from listeners. A tribute to Colonel Thomas T. Davis of "The Collier's Hour".

Host Graham McNamee

Running time - 29:05 min

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Sealed Book 45-04-01 Death Spins a Web

A tale of trickery and deceit involving a wealthy dying woman who must choose amongst her three worthless grandchildren, which one shall receive the bulk of her fortune.

Running time - 29:47 min

Sherlock Holmes 48-05-02 The Adventure Of The Sinister Crate Of Cabbages

Holmes becomes interested in reports of numerous people exhibiting very strange behavior.  While Holmes is investigating an apparent suicide, he believes to be murder, Watson goes for aide, but instead of finding help he encounters Professor Moriarty.

Running time - 29:34 min

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Jack Benny Program 50-05-21 Jack Gets a Haircut For the Sponsor

Rochester gives a nervous Jack a haircut for a dinner party he's giving for his sponsor, and the whole gang is invited.

Running time - 30:00 min

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Great Gildersleeve 42-06-21 Father's Day Chair

With Fathers Day coming up, a mix up ensues when the kids buy their uncle a new green easy chair, Gildy buys himself a brown easy chair, and Judge Hooker and his sister also buy Gildy a red easy chair.

Running time - 29:50 min

Duffy's Tavern 50-06-15 Fathers' Day

Archie is sentimental about Fathers Day, and because he doesn't have any kids he's decided to get married to a woman he's never met. After buying a new suit, Archie has a date with his bride-to-be and tells her his father is rich just to impress her, and talks Finnegan into pretending to be his father.

Running time - 29:39 min

Friday, June 13, 2014

Command Performance 42-05-07 - Betty Grable, Jack Benny, Judy Canova

Jack Benny appears, along with his entire cast, and begins by talking about how cute he was as a baby, and later learns Phil Harris plans to leave him and start his own program.

Running time - 29:56 min

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Fred Allen Show 40-06-19 Jack Benny Interview

News of the Week presents dunces from little known schools.  Fred interviews a man who plays second violinist with the Waukegan Philharmonic, by the name of Jack Benny. The Round Table Discussion is "Do you think that the curfew law should be made nationwide and children under sixteen in every city be kept in their homes after 9:00 P. M.?"  The Mighty Allen Art Players perform "The Million Dollar Smile," or, "The Tooth Will Out."

Running time - 46:26 min

The Phil Harris - Alice Faye Show 48-10-17 Phyllis' Boyfriend

Phil is disturbed to learn his 5 year old daughter has a boyfriend she plans to marry, and doesn't want Phil to meet him.

Running time - 29:31 min

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Sherlock Holmes 48-10-10 The Guy Fawkes Society

The discovery of a murdered man leads Holmes to infiltrate a gang of conspirators in order to avert a catastrophe.

Running time - 29:46 min

Command Performance 42-04-28 - Adolphe Menjou, Fibber McGee and Molly, Red Skelton

Red Skelton as Junior, The Mean Widdle Kid, visits his daddy's office.  Fibber McGee recounts to Molly the story of his activities in World War 1.

Running time - 29:43 min

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Fibber McGee And Molly 44-06-13 Putting up a Porch Swing

Fibber gets frustrated while trying to put up the porch swing, using borrowed tools that everyone wants back.

Running time - 28:16 min

Monday, June 9, 2014

Duffy's Tavern 44-05-02 Archie Tries to Get a Girl for Dennis Day

Dennis Day is joining the Navy, so Archie tries to get a couple of girls so he can take Dennis out on the town for a last fling.

Running time - 29:45 min

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Molle' Mystery Theater 44-12-19 The Man in the Velvet Hat

Peter Lorre introduces the story of a reporter who discovers a series of seemingly accidental deaths, except each death is followed by a note from someone claiming to have committed those deaths, and drives the city into a panic.

Running time - 29:16 min

The Shadow 38-02-27 The Plot Murder

The Shadow must combat the power of a saboteur with hypnotic powers, who plans to use a flying torpedo to kill military and political leaders.

Running time - 29:21 min

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Fred Allen Show 45-11-11 Mr. Mob Buster

Fred and Portland visit Allen's Alley to ask "How do you think these new scientific developments are going to affect you?".  Fred needs a new radio and visits Monty Woolley who has one he wants to give away.  Fred and Monty perform the crime drama " Mr. Mob Buster".

Running time - 29:54 min

Soldiers Of The Press 44-06-25 Virgil Pinkney - Invasion

A dramatized version of the events behind the scenes of the Allied invasion of Europe.

Running time - 11:24 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 44-06-06 The Invasion of Europe

Instead of the regular program, this episode consists of all music with some late breaking news of the Normandy invasion of Allied forces in Europe.

Running time - 30:03 min

Thursday, June 5, 2014

The Phil Harris - Alice Faye Show 48-10-10 Frank Remley Signs A Contract By Mistake

Phil discovers Remley has taken over Phil's band and has become the star of the show after Remley signed his name to Phil's contract.

Running time - 29:32 min

Dangerous Assignment 50-05-10 Smash Lecture Circuit Spy Ring

Steve is sent to Oslo, to figure out who among a group of professors on an international lecture tour, is a spy.

Brian Donlevy stars as Steve Mitchell

Running time - 29:20 min

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Sealtest Variety Theater 49-05-05 Guest Sidney Greenstreet

Dorothy Lamour wants to get a secluded house and Sidney Greenstreet offers his home to her and asks her to stop by and see it, but when she arrives she meets his evil twin brother Herman instead.

Running time - 29:04 min

Hall of Fantasy 53-05-04 Idol of Cromm Cruac

Hearing a cry for help, the inhabitants of a hunting lodge search through a dark stormy night to find a dead man.  The man wore centuries-old clothes and possessed a small statue and a map that leads to a hidden valley of Druids.

Running time - 24:46 min

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The Judy Canova Show 48-01-17 Guest Eddie Cantor

Eddie Cantor is running for President and promises to get Judy a movie career if she gets him the votes of all her friends in Cactus Junction.

Running time - 28:52 min