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Friday, July 31, 2015

Milton Berle Show 47-09-16 Salute to Radio

Milton tries to present a Salute to Radio in honor of the new season of radio comedies, when he's interrupted by an NBC official and forced to take an NBC Pledge. Milton tells about the troubles he's been having with his son Junior, and had to take him to see a child psychiatrist.

Running time - 30:34 min

Monday, July 27, 2015

Martin and Lewis Show 49-03-24 Guest - Bob Hope

Dean and Jerry are nervous about their first radio show, and Bob Hope joins the boys to help them get started.

Running time - 41:48 min

Sherlock Holmes 54-11-30 The Solitary Cyclist

Holmes assigns Watson the task of watching over a governess who is being stalked by a mysterious cyclist.

Running time - 26:15 min

Jack Benny Program 43-02-14 From Ontario, Canada

It's Jack's birthday broadcast from Canada. Don does a Canadian version of a Grape-Nuts Flakes commercial. Mary reads a poem in honor of Canada.

Running time - 29:30 min

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The Judy Canova Show 45-12-01 Judy in New York

Judy reads a letter she's writing to her aunt about all the events of her trip to New York on the train and then trying to find lodgings once she arrived.

Running time - 29:21 min

CBS Radio At Fifty 77-09-18 An Autobiography In Sound with Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite hosts this 3 hour retrospective on the history of CBS Radio from its beginnings up through to the date of this broadcast.

The show includes clips and interviews related to their music programming, the creation of their news department, their entertainment, sports, and drama programming, as well as reporting on the Cold War, civil rights, Watergate, and other events.

Running time - 2:59:05 min

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Fred Allen Show 40-05-22 The Curse of Ra

The World in Review presents a poll on the Gallop Double Feature Poll. Fred interviews celebrity impersonator Al Bernie. The Round Table discussion for the day is "Do You Think Custom Should Prevail Over Comfort." The Mighty Allen Art Players present "The Curse of Ra."

*Incomplete. Some segments cut short

Running time - 45:46 min

Hall of Fantasy 53-05-25 The Twisting Weeds of Death

The ghost of a murdered woman returns after 20 years to seek justice.

Running time - 24:55 min

Friday, July 24, 2015

The Shadow 39-01-29 Prelude to Terror

A criminal gang murders a scientist to steal his explosive gas in order to throw the city into total darkness so they can plunder the entire city.

Running time - 24:47 min

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Suspense 51-04-05 Murder in G Flat

Jack Benny stars as a piano tuner whose bag of tools is accidentally switch with one containing $25,000, and finds himself involved in murder.

Running time - 29:29 min

The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe 50-12-08 The Impolite Corpse

An advertising executive was found murdered, his secretary, a former lover, seeks Mr Wolfe's help when she thinks she's a suspect.

Running time - 28:54 min

Burns and Allen 42-12-15 The Swami's Predictions

Gracie and her friend Tootsie have their fortunes told. Tootsie is told she will meet a man, but when Gracie tries to get her friend a date with Herbert Marshall, George thinks Gracie is leaving him.

Running time - 29:36 min

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Man Called X 47-06-19 The Silver Scarab

An agent mistaken for Ken Thurston is murdered at the orders of a mysterious criminal, and Thurston must track him down with the only clue to his identity being a love of silver.

Herbert Marshall starring as Ken Thurston, The Man Called X

Running time - 26:03 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 40-06-04 Spaghetti Dinner for Stag Party

Fibber is hosting a stag party for his friends and tries to cook a spaghetti dinner all by himself.

Running time - 30:06 min

Monday, July 20, 2015

Hercule Poirot 45-05-03 Murder Wears A Mask

A stock broker who fails to persuade Poirot to help him discourage an actor from marrying his daughter, is framed for the actor's murder.

Harold Huber starring as Hercule Poirot

Running time - 28:55 min

Abbott & Costello 42-10-15 Bank Robbery with Marlene Dietrich

Costello becomes an accomplice to a bank robbery, and to clear his name, heads for the Old West to catch the bandits.

Running time - 29:34 min

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Jack Benny Program 37-05-02 Buck Benny Party

The cast congratulates Jack on his 5th year on the radio. Mary dedicates a poem to Jack, and Kenny dedicates a song to him. A reporter interviews Jack for his anniversary. The cast performs another Buck Benny episode, with Andy Devine.

Running time - 29:35 min

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Sherlock Holmes 45-04-09 The Viennese Strangler

A pianist seeks the help of Sherlock Holmes to deal with a blackmailer, but when Holmes visits the blackmailer he finds him dead.

Running time - 25:56 min

Friday, July 17, 2015

Charlie McCarthy Show 45-11-04 Elsa Maxwell

Charlie claims to be on a hunger strike because Bergen took away his allowance. Mortimer tries to learn a poem. Elsa Maxwell throws Charlie a going away party.

Running time - 29:32 min

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Sam Spade 47-11-09 The Bow Window Caper

A woman with less than a month to live is killed in the office of a doctor who has a jealous wife, and Spade must figure out which of a number of suspects is the murderer.

Howard Duff starring as Sam Spade

Running time - 28:33 min

Burns and Allen 43-10-12 Eddie Cantor Stays for Dinner

George meets Eddie Cantor at the cigar store and invites him home for dinner, only to find there's no food in the house.

Running time - 29:15 min

Phil Harris - Alice Faye Show 49-03-06 Houseguest Remley Gambles

Having allowed an unemployed Remley to stay in their home, Alice and Phil insist he get serious about finding a job and move out.

Running time - 28:34

Jack Benny Program 36-03-29 Cinderallen

Jack and the gang perform their version of Cinderella called Cinderallen with Jack playing the lead.

Running time - 29:20 min

Friday, July 10, 2015

The Shadow 37-12-12 The Death Triangle

Three men who escaped from Devil's Island years earlier, now claim their lives have been threatened by a fourth man who escaped with them, and The Shadow agrees to help.

Running time - 28:38 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 49-02-15 Women Drivers

Fibber and Molly drive around for hours trying to find a dressmaker at 1414 14th street.

Running time - 27:53 min

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Jack Benny Program 39-10-15 Dennis' Mother Interferes with the Show

Jack is having a mountain of trouble with the mother of his new tenor, Dennis Day. 

Running time - 29:30 min

Dangerous Assignment 50-10-06 Tokyo

Steve travels to Japan to put a stop to sabotage that may involve a former flame of Steve's.

Brian Donlevy starring as Steve Mitchell

Running time - 29:25 min

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Green Hornet 39-05-30 The Ghost Who Talked Too Much

The Hornet breaks up a spiritualist's racket that has been swindling people out of their money after they sought guidance from their deceased loved ones.

Running time - 29:33 min

You Are There 48-07-04 The Signing Of The Declaration Of Independence

Anchor John Daly reports live from Philadelphia on the controversial events leading to the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Running time - 28:13 min

The Man Called X 47-07-24 Destination Manila

Ken Thurston takes a flight from New York to the Philippines to protect a shipment of radium.

Running time - 32:00 min

New Edgar Bergen Hour 56-03-25 Mortimer's Ups & Downs

Charlie brags about his job as a  drug store soda jerk. Professor Kirkwood discusses how to break a lease. Mortimer has a new job as an elevator operator. Effie Clinker gives relationship advice. Bergen interviews entomologist Dr. Alfred Boyce. The topic of Bergen's End Table is "Love In The Modern Age."

Running time - 58:47 min