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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jack Benny Program 41-03-09 Murder at the Racquet Club

Jack's guest performers, The Guadalajara Trio, don't want to leave until they get paid, but Jack keeps telling them "maƱana."  Jack and the gang perform their play, "Murder at the Racquet Club", where Captain O'Benny encounters Peter Lorre.

Running time - 29:30 min

Fred Allen Show 45-11-04 Lost Memory

Fred talks about the first time he heard a radio program back in 1920, after announcing that this is National Radio Week, a celebration of radio's 25th anniversary in broadcasting.  Fred and Portland visit Allen's Alley to ask, "Are you doing your part in the Victory Loan Drive?"  Guest Martha Raye joins Fred in a play called, "Mash Notes."

Running time - 29:19 min

Monday, July 28, 2014

Fibber McGee and Molly 37-08-02 Down On The Farm

Fibber takes Molly out to a country farm for some rest and relaxation, only to find it isn't what they expected.

Running time - 29:49 min

Escape 48-09-05 Dream of Armageddon

An H.G. Wells story of a man troubled by dreams of the future, where he's not sure if his dreams are real or his waking life is a dream.

Running time - 29:30 min

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Hollywood Hotel 37-06-11 A Day At The Races

Al Jolson and Georgie Jessel sing "Give My Regards To Broadway". Groucho Marx sings and performs a skit with brother Chico from their movie "A Day At The Races".

Running time - 27:37 min

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Phil Harris - Alice Faye Show 48-11-07 A Job For Willie

Phil makes fun of the way Alice drives him to work. Phil is upset with his brother-in-law Willie, and schemes to get rid of him by getting him a job in Canada.

Running time - 29:29 min

Monday, July 21, 2014

The Charlie McCarthy Show 45-03-11 Joan Blondell - Bud Blooms in Brooklyn

Charlie has come into some money, so he hires a bodyguard. Guest Joan Blondell joins Charlie in a play he wrote entitled "A Bud Blooms in Brooklyn."

Running time - 29:27 min

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Five Star Theater - Marx Brothers 33-05-22 Flywheel Shyster & Flywheel - Weekend at Rivingtons

Groucho and Chico Marx play Flywheel and Ravelli, who, after stowing away aboard ship impersonate a famous explorer to get ashore and are invited to the home of Mrs. Rivingston on Long Island.

Running time - 29:04 min

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Drene Show - The Bickersons 46-12-29 Deep Sea Treasure Enterprise

Frances Langford sings "There's no business like show business". Dom Ameche interviews UCLA coach Bert La Brucherie whose team is going to  play in the Rose Bowl game. Don gets mad at Danny Thomas because Danny doesn't want to meet the coach. Danny pictures himself as a football coach. On The Bickersons, John is upset because Blanche gave $1,ooo to her brother Amos so he can start a deep sea diving company.

Running time - 29:49 min

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Fred Allen Show 45-10-21 Hillbilly skit with Frank Sinatra

Fred and Portland visit Allen's Alley to ask "How is the traffic dilemma affecting you?" Fred learns he's being sued by Charlie McCarthy. Fred's guest singer can't make it, but sends a young replacement named Frank Sinatra. Fred and Frank perform a hillbilly show set 50 years in the future.

Running time - 28:00 min

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Phil Harris - Alice Faye Show 48-10-31 Get Out The Vote

Phil is selected to join the election committee, but some committee members don't think he's qualified, so Phil looks to Remley for help in learning politics to convince them.

Running time - 30:01 min

Abbott & Costello 44-11-09 Lou's Race Horse, Peanut Butter

Costello has bought a horse and plans to enter it in a race, and Mr. Kitzel wants to be the jockey.

Running time - 30:00 min

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Great Gildersleeve 46-06-09 Flashback - Jolly Boys 4th of July Picnic

Gildy recounts the events of the previous years' July 4th celebration, when the Jolly Boys Social Club organized a picnic for the community.

Running time - 29:49 min

Sam Spade 48-07-04 The Rushlight Diamond Caper

Sam is hired to protect a rare gem, but ends up investigating a murder.

Howard Duff as Sam Spade

Running time - 29:01 min

Friday, July 4, 2014

Life with Luigi 49-07-03 July 4th Parade

Luigi gets to take part in his first July 4th parade, but ends up arrested for shooting off fireworks.

J. Carrol Naish as Luigi Basco

Running time - 29:08 min

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Jack Benny Program 40-03-03 Gracie Allen for President

The gang returns from vacation and talks about Jack's skiing accident. Jack complains about losing at the race track.  Gracie Allen visits to see if Jack will vote for her for President.

Running time - 29:30 min

Sealtest Variety Theater 49-03-03 The Great Gildersleeve

Brian Aherne joins Dorothy Lamour in a play about a man meeting a woman after splashing mud on her.  Dorothy gets The Great Gildersleeve to fix her leaking faucet, and then rehearses her movie script with him.

Running time - 29:00 min