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Sunday, January 31, 2016

Mr and Mrs North 45-01-17 Frisbie Proves His Point

An author friend of Jerry North's, stages a fake murder to prove a point, only the pretend victim actually is murdered.

* AFRS rebroadcast as Mystery Playhouse hosted by Petter Lorre.

Alice Frost and Joseph Curtin as Mr. and Mrs. North

Running time - 30:36 min

Mickey Mouse Theater of the Air 38-01-09 Snow White

Walt Disney and all his pals tell about the Disney movie, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, with clips, music, and introductions of the cast of the film, with help from the Magic Mirror. Donald Duck has been banned from appearing on the program, but still manages to crash the proceedings.

Running time - 29:46 min

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Chase and Sanborn Hour 38-07-31 Fay Bainter

Charlie had an updated version of the play "Carmen," and tried to sell tickets to host Edward Arnold before Bergen questions him about it. Faye Bainter and Edward Arnold perform a scene from the play, "Doddsworth." Charlie is critical of Arnold and Bainter's performance in the play, so he's written his own version called "Doddsworthless." The Stroud Twins talk about electricity.

Running time - 57:49 min

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Six Shooter 54-01-24 Helen Bricker

An outlaw is scheduled to be hanged, and the townsfolk intend to burn down the home of the outlaw's wife at the same time, unless Britt can prevent it.

James Stewart starring as Britt Ponset, The Six-Shooter

Running time - 28:14 min

Monday, January 25, 2016

Burns and Allen 40-04-03 Till the Cows Come Home

Gracie learns the government is allowing 3 million dollars for political campaigns, so she tries to come up with the money. Gracie gives her campaign speech about farmers. Gracie interviews the Man on the Street about her campaign.

Running time - 29:59 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 37-11-22 Winning The Scandinavian Sweepstakes

Fibber discovers that he's won $100,000 in a sweepstakes and goes on a spending spree.

Running time -  29:41 min

Sunday, January 24, 2016

The Man Called X 48-01-18 Ranee of Shalakar

Mister X travels to the forbidden land of Shalakar, after an American company has been falsely accused of a crime and expelled from the country.

Running time - 21:50 min

Lux Radio Theater 45-01-15 The Master Race

Near the end of the war, in a ruined Belgian village recently liberated by the Allies, a Nazi colonel assumes a new identity and works to sow the seeds of distrust and hatred in preparation for a future Nazi war of aggression following the defeat of Germany.

Running time - 56:52 min

Jack Benny Program 36-12-06 Money Ain't Everything

Jack tells how he got a black eye at a gas station, then gets mad at Phil for being late but takes it out on Kenny. The cast performs the play "Money Ain't Everything."

Running time - 29:30 min

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Martin & Lewis Show 51-10-19 Bing Crosby

The cast performs the story of the humble beginnings of how Bing and his brothers got into show business, with Jerry playing Everett.

Running time - 29:35 min

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Our Miss Brooks 49-01-23 Head of the English Department

The school needs a new head of the English department and Miss Brooks wants the job, but finds she must compete with a rival teacher to butter up Mr. Conklin for the appointment.

Running time - 29:30 mon

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Dennis Day Show 47-09-24 Dennis Impersonates a Big Railroad Boss

Dennis wrecks his boss's car and is worried about paying for the damage, but luckily he meets a railroad boss in the hospital who offers to pay Dennis to impersonate him so he can get some rest.

Running time - 30:15 min

Monday, January 18, 2016

New Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes 45-10-01 The Problem of Thor Bridge

Holmes is brought into a case by a man whose jealous wife has been shot dead and another woman who also loves her husband, has been accused.

Running time - 28:51 min

Burns and Allen 40-03-27 Surprise Party Platform

George gets confused and frustrated when Gracie outlines her political platform for her Surprise Party. The cast sings Gracie's campaign song, "Vote For Gracie."

Running time - 29:35 min

Sunday, January 17, 2016

The Great Gildersleeve 43-01-31 Fire Engine Committee

The town committee has decided they need a new fire engine for the town, so they try and come up with some form of entertainment that will sell enough tickets to buy an new engine.

Running time - 29:50 min

Jack Benny Program 48-02-15 Jack's Surprise Birthday Party

All of Jack's friends, including the Beverly Hills Beavers, are separately planning to give him a surprise party. Jack is upset and brooding because he thinks everyone has forgotten his birthday.

Running time - 29:30 min

Saturday, January 16, 2016

NBC War Bond Parade 44-03-07 Seventh Consecutive War Bond Drive

John W Vandercook hosts this variety show for the promotion of war bonds, which includes music, drama, war news, and comedy. Raymond Massey, Kay Kaiser, Red Skelton, and Ronald Colman, are just a few of the many stars and radio personalities appearing on the program.

Running time - 53:39 min

Jimmy Durante Show 48-04-14 President Harry Truman

Special message from President Truman promoting the savings bond drive before the show starts. Jimmy travels the country to investigate the housing shortage.

Running time - 28:23 min

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Michael Shayne 46-11-12 The Case Of The Poisoned Fan

Michael has been invited to a dinner party given by a criminology professor, and the guests ask Michael to suggest a method of murder, and immediately a guest is murdered.

Starring Wally Maher as Private detective Michael Shayne

Running time - 29:48 min

Burns and Allen 40-03-13 Gracie's Triumphant Return

Gracie has just returned from Washington on a campaign trip and tells about all the important people she met and the speech she gave at a banquet

Running time - 29:25 min

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Ellery Queen 43-03-27 The Circus Train

Traveling back home to New York, Ellery takes a train along with circus performers and the circus owner. The owner of the circus sells it to another man on the train for $30,000 dollars, and turns up dead with the money missing.

Running time - 25:33 min

Monday, January 11, 2016

Green Hornet 48-05-18 The Travis Case

A gang of racketeers launch a kidnap scheme to learn the identity of the Green Hornet, but their plan goes wrong, resulting in the murder of their victim and capture by the Hornet.

Running time - 29:25 min

Jack Benny Program 39-11-12 Jack Has a Toothache

Jack is suffering with a toothache and the gang finally convince him to see a dentist, where knock-out gas causes him to have a frightening dream.

Running time - 29:30 min

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Sherlock Holmes 46-01-07 Hampton Heath Killer

Holmes is asked to help Scotland Yard catch a killer who has so far killed at least 10 young women in Hampton Heath.

Running time - 29:23 min

Charlie McCarthy Show 44-10-22 Charlie Opens A Frog Farm

Guest Billie Burke stops by to tell that Orson Welles is sick and she's taking care of him. Charlie is raising frogs to try and make money. Effie Clinker got lucky at the race track. Bergen encourages support for the Canadian Seventh Victory Loan Drive. Billie Burke wants Bergen to speak at her organization: P.O.O.F., "Protectors Of Our Feathered Friends", a bird sanctuary.

Running time - 27:58 min

The Shadow 39-02-05 The Ghost of Captain Bayloe

Cranston investigates a series of shipwrecks near a deserted island that sailors believe is caused by the ghost of a murdered captain.

Running time - 23:25 min

The Great Gildersleeve 42-01-25 Matchmaker

Gildy gets into trouble when he tries to play Cupid for his lonely friend Judge Hooker.

Running time - 30:08 min

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Top Secret 50-07-23 Midnight for Danger

The Baroness travels to a watchmaker's shop in Switzerland to receive information concerning "Operation Das", the Nazi plan for their invasion of neutral Switzerland, and must get that information back to England.

Running time - 29:56 min

Charlie McCarthy Show 44-01-23 Greer Garson

Charlie has a chance to become a photographer's model. Charlie goes on a date with Greer Garson.


Running time - 20:21 min

Friday, January 8, 2016

The Man Called X 51-01-27 Orient Express

Ken Thurston boards the Orient Express in an attempt to catch an elusive saboteur after learning that he might be on board.

Running time - 30:19 min

Jack Benny Program 39-02-05 Jack Challenges Fred Allen to a Boxing Match

Jack sends a threatening wire to Fred Allen after hearing Fred's last show. Afraid Fred Allen might send some thugs to get him, Jack hires a bodyguard.

Running time - 29:30 min

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Hallmark Playhouse 48-12-30 Lost Horizon

Herbert Marshall stars in Hallmark's version of "Lost Horizon", narrated by its author James Hilton, about the events surrounding the survivors of a plane crash near the Lamasery of Shangri-La, located in The Valley of The Blue Moon, where the inhabitants are almost ageless.

Running time - 30:15 min

The Fitch Bandwagon 48-04-25 The Kids Come to See Daddy at Work

Phil Harris and Alice Faye take their kids to see Phil's band at work. Phil finds out that Remley is in love and has become a sculptor. Phil agrees to model for Remley.

Running time - 29:53 min

Monday, January 4, 2016

Bulldog Drummond 48-3-10 Death Loops The Loop

Prompted by a plea from the daughter of a amusement park owner, Drummond investigates what he believes to be the murder of her father, who may have uncovered a drug ring.

Running time - 27:09 min

Charlie McCarthy Show 42-06-21 Judy Garland

Charlie tries to get Judy Garland to help him collect for the scrap rubber drive. Lou Costello has bought a farm and Bud Abbott tries to ask him about it. Judy talks Charlie into getting Bergen a gift for Father's Day.

Running time - 26:02 min

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Bold Venture 52-04-14 Marriage And Murder

Both Slate and Sailor receive a surprise when a stranger appears claiming to be a long lost husband of Sailor's, though she denies ever knowing him. The mysterious "husband" is later found murdered, and even though Slate is suspicious that Sailor may not be telling the truth, still  helps Sailor find out what's going on.

Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall

Running time - 26:56 min

Jack Benny Program 43-01-03 Bear Hunting

While broadcasting from Dow Field, Bangor, Maine, the cast complains about the cold weather. Mary reads a letter from Phil Harris, who is serving in the Merchant Marine. Jack talks with band leader Abe Lyman who replaces Phil on the show. Mary Livingstone tells what happened when Jack, Mary, Rochester, and Dennis, when out hunting the day before.

Running time - 29:30 min

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Escape 47-10-01 The Most Dangerous Game

A famed hunter accidentally falls overboard while traveling on a yacht, and makes his way to an island owned by another hunter who grew bored with hunting animals, and now hunts men.

Running time - 29:30 min

Fred Allen Show 46-05-05 Breakfast Show

Fred goes to Allen's Alley to ask "Are you going to have a Victory Garden this year?" Fred Visits guest Tallulah Bankhead to try and get her into radio. Fred and Tallulah perform a husband and wife morning radio program.

Running time - 28:57 min

Friday, January 1, 2016

The Shadow 38-11-27 Fountain of Death

A scientist has discovered a formula that prevents death, but an enemy agent has stolen the formula an killed it's inventor, and the Shadow must stop the formula from being used to create an army of forever youthful soldiers.

Running time - 29:27 min

Great Gildersleeve 50-12-27 Gildy and Bullard Double Date New Year's Eve

Gildy has two women who expect him to take them out on New Year's Eve, so he gets Mr Bullard to take one of them off his hands in a double date.

Willard Waterman as The Great Gildersleeve

Running time - 29:49 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 52-12-30 The New Year's Dance

After years of trying to get invited to a New Year's Eve dance at the country club, Fibber finally gets invited by the bank president, and the McGees spend the day bragging to their friends.

Running time - 28:37 min