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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Radio City Playhouse 49-03-21 Blind Vengeance

A couple are both blinded in an auto accident and the husband becomes paranoid and hysterical believing someone is trying to kill him.

Running time - 29:29 min

Martin & Lewis Show 49-05-12 Burl Ives

Dean and Jerry go to the recording studio to record a new song, and meet a president of their fan club. Dean and Jerry visit Burl Ives at the studio to learn how to sing folk songs.

Running time - 29:49 min

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Jack Benny Program 55-01-09 The Elephant's Graveyard Mystery

Jack chooses an African adventure to read at bedtime, about a hunter who encounters a white man with plans to take over the continent.

Running time - 29:30 min

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Quiet Please 48-06-28 Let the Lilies Consider

A man who loved his flowers very much, and who loved him back, and told him so, is giving a statement to the police who believe he killed her because she jealously hated his flowers.

Running time - 24:11 min

Eddie Cantor Show 47-11-06 Eddie Gets A Threatening Letter

Eddie is frantic after getting a threatening letter and can't get police protection, so Eddie hires The Mad Russian's Detective Agency to protect him.

Running time - 29:29 min

Friday, September 25, 2015

Baby Snooks 46-11-01 Halloween Joke Boomerangs

After finally allowing Snooks to go out for Halloween, Daddy decides to go out himself to pull a prank on the kids to scare them, but winds up in a prank war with a neighbor.

Running time - 30:46 min

Green Hornet 42-05-23 Invasion Plans for Victory

A friend of Britt Reid's with secret invasion plans is murdered and the plans stolen. Reid is forced to frame the Green Hornet to get the police to investigate.

Running time - 29:52 min

Sunday, September 20, 2015

The Man Called X 48-03-21 One Sailor Died Twice

Pegon tries to alert an annoyed Thurston that he has just seen an old friend of his who supposedly died six months earlier on board a freighter that was sunk by a drifting mine with all lives lost. Thurston become suspicious after learning of the ship's cargo, and travels to San Pedro to investigate.

Running time - 21:36 min

Jack Benny Program 37-11-21 Lost Horizon

Jack falls asleep and dreams he's taken to Shangri-La where he meets all his friends.

Running time - 25:00 min

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Inner Sanctum 45-12-18 The Undead

The wife of a theater actor becomes terrified by a dream that her husband is a vampire, and finds evidence that he supposedly died ten years before, even though he is still alive.

Running time - 26:22 min

Chase & Sanborn Hour 37-09-12 Bette Davis

Nelson Eddy sings "With A Song In My Heart." With the start of the school year, Charlie isn't interested in going, so Bergen tries to encourage him. Dorothy Lamour and Don Ameche sing "Please Make Me Be Good." Bette Davis and Don perform in a skit called "It's A Swell Night." Charlie flirts with Bette in spite of promising Bergen he won't. Don sings "That Old Feeling."  W.C. Fields talks about his new film.

Running time - 59:47 min

Friday, September 18, 2015

Phil Harris Alice Faye Show 52-12-07 Julius is in Jail

After hearing Julius has been arrested on suspicion of theft, Alice, Phil, and Elliot go to the police station to try to help Julius. Phil and Elliot play detectives and interrogate their own suspect.

Running time - 29:38 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 41-04-08 Fibber Builds a Telescope

Fibber has become an amateur astronomer and has built a telescope because he believes he's made a new discovery.

Running time - 29:15 min

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Fred Allen Show 46-04-28 Racing Form Trial

Fred and Portland visit Allen's Alley to ask "What is your reaction to the new wage increase for our postal workers?" Fred needs a guest for the show, so he asks Bert Lahr, who ends up defending Fred in court, charged with reading a racing form.

Running time - 29:36 min

Burns and Allen 40-09-16 George Needs a Guest Star

The sponsor insists George get some top stars to guest star on the program to improve ratings. Gracie suggests getting a celebrity impersonator.

Running time - 29:00 min

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Escape 48-01-28 Three Good Witnesses

An American oil engineer taking a train in Turkey to make his way back to the States, finds himself involved with spies and espionage.

Running time - 29:30 min

Charlie McCarthy Show 43-10-10 Marjorie Main

Charlie needs a doctor after injuring himself after crashing a house party. Victor Moore applies for a job as cook in the Bergen household. Horse doctor Marjorie Main treats Charlie's injuries.

* Incomplete.

Running time - 22:37 min

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Great Gildersleeve 44-01-09 Gildy in Hospital

Gildy doesn't want to get up out of bed and the family is worried and calls the doctor. After getting a second opinion, Gildy gets taken to the hospital with a special nurse, but no one will tell him what's wrong.

Running time - 29:13 min

Monday, September 14, 2015

The Whistler 42-11-29 Avarice

A gambler in heavy debt whose wealthy but ailing wife has refused to pay off any more of his debts, has only three days to pay up, or else.

Running time - 28:36 min

The Shadow 38-05-08 Aboard the Steamship Amazon

Lamont and Margo are aboard a passenger ship with a hidden cargo of weapons for a revolution, but the leader of the revolution has ordered the cargo and ship destroyed.

Running time - 29:26 min

Sunday, September 13, 2015

The Saint 49-11-06 The Case of the Unhappy Homicide

Simon is confronted by a man who claims to have killed his business partner and wants Simon to prove he's guilty because the police don't believe him. Following that meeting, Simon is then confronted by the partner who is supposed to be dead, but later actually is murdered.

Running time - 23:56 min

Father Knows Best 52-09-18 Weekend Activity

Jim is invited to a convention for the weekend, Bud gets a chance to go on a camping trip, and Betty and Kathy also have plans away from home for the weekend.

Running time - 29:18 min

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Hollywood Mystery Time 45-05-20 Glowing Eyes

Louella Parsons reports on celebrity news. A Hollywood producer and his secretary, researching for a new story for a film, become involved in a real murder and try to solve it.

Running time - 30:26 min

Jack Benny Program 55-04-24 Renting the Maxwell to a Movie Studio

Jack attends a meet of The Beverly Hills Beavers. Jack learns that the Fox studio is looking for a 1923 Maxwell, and Jack tries to rent them his.

Running time - 29:30 min

Friday, September 11, 2015

Biographies in Sound 56-05-15 Recollections at Thirty

H. V. Kaltenborn narrates "A Salute to Network Radio on its 30th Anniversary," and tells of its history with clips from programs such as politics and war news, Bob and Ray, Arturo Toscanini performance, Arch Oboler Plays, One Man's Family, Pot Of Gold, The Fred Allen Show, and more.

Running time - 54:09 min

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The Shadow 38-05-01 White God

After the mysterious disappearances of several sea vessels in an area now called "The Graveyard of the Pacific", The Shadow enlists the aide of the Navy Department to travel to the South Pacific to solve the mystery.

Running time - 29:04 min

Great Gildersleeve 42-10-11 First Cold Snap

The Gildersleeve household wakes up to the first snow of the season and everyone's freezing. Both Judge Hooker and Gildy compete against each other to keep Leila Ransom warm.

Running time - 29:50 min

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Sears Radio Theater 79-02-21 The Ouija Spells Murder

Vincent Price hosts a tale of a group of friends that discover a series of clues to a recent murder by using a Ouija Board, and they attempt to investigate.

Running time - 44:38 min

Somebody Knows 50-08-24 The Black Dahlia

Dramatization of all known facts on the real life unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, known as The Black Dahlia, in Los Angeles in 1947. CBS offers a $5,000 reward for information sent to this program, that leads to the arrest and conviction of the killer.

Elizabeth Short, known as The Black Dahlia

Running time - 29:21 min

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Suspense 51-05-10 Death on My Hands

Phil Harris and Alice Faye star in this drama about a musician playing in a small town who gets himself involved in an accidental death, and finds a lynch mob after him, and his only friend is his former band singer.

Alice Faye and Phil Harris

Running time - 29:45 min

Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show 49-05-22 Phil's Boat

Alice and Phil are having trouble deciding on where to take their vacation. Phil wants to go to Hawaii, but Alice thinks it would cost too much to travel there, so Remley talks Phil into buying his own boat to travel cheaply.

Running time - 29:30 min

Monday, September 7, 2015

Fred Allen - Texaco Star Theater 40-12-04 Death Comes To The Mystery Story Writer

The News of the Week reports on the cold wave sweeping the nation. Fred jokes about Jack Benny, then interviews an 11 year old Major Bowe's "Amateur Of The Month". Kenny Baker tries to hint about needing a watch for Christmas. The Texaco Workshop Players present a Fetlock Bones mystery melodrama entitled, "Death Comes To The Mystery Story Writer," or "Cheese It, The Corpse."

* Incomplete. Songs cut out, commercials and final segment cut short.

Running time - 41:23 min

Jack Benny Program 38-04-24 Show White and the Seven Gangsters

The cast performs a spoof of a Walt Disney classic that they call "Snow White and the Seven Gangsters."

Running time - 29:30 min

Sunday, September 6, 2015

American Novels 47-09-19 Legend of Sleepy Hollow

American Novels presents the University Of The Air's version of Washington Irving's story of a New England school master and his encounter with the spirit of a headless Hessian horseman.

Running time - 28:57 min

The Big Show 50-12-17 Bob Hope - Phil Harris - Martin & Lewis

Bob Hope tries to gets Tallulah to appear on his show. Meredith Wilson plays "The Thing." Louis Armstrong performs "Ain't Misbehavin'." Bob talks about the Christmas season and his childhood in Cleveland. Frankie Laine sings "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die." Deborah Kerr, Dorothy McGuire, and Tallulah perform a scene from the play "The Women." Bing Crosby appears in a Chesterfield cigarette commercial. Dean, Jerry, and Bob do their version of "The Women" called "The Fellows."

Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Bob Hope, Louis Armstrong, Meredith Willson, Frankie Laine, Hostess Tallulah Bankhead and Deborah Kerr

Running time - 1:28:11 min

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Inner Sanctum 52-08-24 No Rest for the Dead

A man desperate for money, makes a deal with a doctor friend of his for money in exchange for willing his brain to the doctor. The doctor turns up dead, and the man's daughter thinks her father may have killed him for the money, until a strange phone call leads her to investigate the crime herself.

Running time - 29:19 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 39-09-05 McGee's Fish Fry

The McGee's have returned from vacation and Fibber plans to cook the fish he caught and invites all his friends for dinner.

Running time - 30:08 min

Friday, September 4, 2015

The Man Called X 47-09-18 The Throne Of Tayneen

A planeload of American scientists on an important survey in the Pacific, mysteriously disappears, and later one of the scientists is found murdered, and Ken Thurston must travel to Saigon to solve the mystery.

Running time - 25:20 min

Phil Harris Alice Faye Show 53-10-30 The Romance of Alice and Phil

The kids ask their parents how they met each other, and they get two entirely different stories.

Running time - 29:43 min

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Jack Benny Program 48-10-17 Sorry, Wrong Number

Jack takes Mary and Dennis to see the film "Sorry, Wrong Number," after getting tickets from guest Barbara Stanwyck. Mary tells Jack's own version of the film when Jack tried to call his sponsor. Jack has been hearing a strange echo all day long.

Running time - 28:23 min

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Whistler 42-11-15 Apparition

A dead man has been appearing in the dreams of one family member, and appearing to another while awake, all in an effort to have a will changed in favor of his sister, whom he hated in life, but now seems to have changed his mind in death.

Running time - 29:14 min