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Monday, February 29, 2016

Dimension X 50-08-25 The Parade

A strange man hires an unwitting advertising agent to set up a spectacular event, but as the time of the event grows near, the agent becomes suspicious as to the intentions of his mysterious client.

Running time - 30:19 min

Burns and Allen 43-01-26 King George

Gracie sends away to have George's ancestry traced, and learns he has royal blood, and George tries to take advantage of it.

Running time - 27:50 min

Sunday, February 28, 2016

The Man Called X 51-01-20 Japanese Underground

Mister X is in Japan investigating a number of mysterious accidents that lead him to the discovery of a secret organization bent on conquest.

Running time - 28:59 min

Fred Allen - Texaco Star Theater 43-05-23 What are you doing about National Poetry Week

Fred takes a trip to Allen's Alley to ask: "What are you doing about National Poetry Week?" Fred wants to write his life's story, and wants George Jessel to help  him.

Running time - 28:54 min

The Shadow 48-03-21 Death Coils to Strike

A man comes to believe that his South American wife is turning into a snake, and commits murder to protect her.

Running time - 25:20 min

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Charlie McCarthy Show 42-10-18 From Quantico Marine Base

Charlie has broken Bergen's electric razor, so he tries to get Don Ameche to take the rap. Charlie and Don open an employment agency for female stenographers.

Running time - 20:10 min

X Minus One 55-05-22 Knock

Earth has been invaded and most all life has been destroyed except for pairs of a few species including a human pair, all confined to a zoo for the aliens.

Running time - 28:25 min

Bob Hope Show 45-12-18 From San Francisco

Bob and Frances Langford play a couple looking for a honeymoon cottage. Guest Wayne Morris jokes with Bob, and performs in a war play with him.

Running time - 29:33 min

NBC University Theater 49-01-09 The Grapes of Wrath

The University Theater production of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, the story of the hardships of a family migrating from the destruction of the Dust Bowl to California in hopes of a better life, but all they find are more hardships.

Running time - 1:00:25 min

Fibber McGee and Molly 37-12-06 Dinner Is Not Served

With Molly away, Fibber promises to cook dinner for the women's club.

Running time - 29:46 min

Escape 48-02-22 How Love Came to Professor Guildea

A Professor who despises all affection seeks the help of a friend when he begins to feel haunted by an unseen entity that he feels is in love with him.

Running time - 29:30 min

Jack Benny Program 46-04-07 Weekend at the Acme Plaza

Mary drives guest Van Johnson to the studio and flits with him the whole time. Van joins the cast in a play about the goings on at the Acme Plaza Hotel.

Running time - 27:25 min

Friday, February 26, 2016

The Shadow 38-04-03 Death from the Deep

The Shadow must hunt down a madman who is using a submarine to destroy ships all over the world, for sport.

Running time - 29:27 min

Phil Harris Alice Faye Show 53-10-02 A Day at Santa Anita

Elliot talks Phil into buying a race horse with him, without seeing it first, and Willie challenges him to a race at the race track.

Running time - 29:44 min

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Eddie Cantor Show 48-06-08 Guest Al Jolson

Eddie receives a circular in the mail claiming that the housing market is about to crash, so he tries to trick Michael Redgrave into buy his house, but Eddie doesn't know Michael secretly sent the circular himself. Eddie and his wife are celebrating their 34th wedding anniversary so Al Jolson sings them "The Anniversary Song".

Running time - 29:52 min

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The Six Shooter 54-01-31 Trail To Sunset

While chopping some wood for a morning campfire, Brit catches an outlaw trying to steal his horse and shoots him. Brit insists on taking the dying man to town for a doctor, and that he won't let anyone lynch him for a killing he confessed to committing the night before. On the way, Brit runs into a posse.

James Stewart as Brit Ponset, The Six-Shooter

Running time - 28:31 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 35-04-16 The Motorcycle Cop, the Judge and Fibber

In the very first show of the Fibber McGee and Molly series, Fibber runs a red light and ends up in traffic court. After a series of musical numbers, Fibber tells about his time in the Foreign Legion with a camel.

Running time - 28:47 min

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The Man Called X 48-08-08 Mekong River Dam

Mr. Thurston travels to China to discover the truth about a series of mysterious accidents delaying the construction of a major dam on the Mekong river.

Starring Herbert Marshall as Ken Thurston, The Man Called X

Running time - 29:27 min

The Judy Canova Show 44-03-21 Trip to the Hollywood Canteen

Judy talks about being at the Hollywood Canteen the night before, then receives her "How To Be A Detective Kit" in the mail so she can find out about her boarder.

Running time - 24:01 min

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Michael Shayne 48-07-29 Case Of The Blood Stained Pearls

A frantic old man tries to get Shayne to protect him because he believes his friends are out to kill him for some pearls he found and claims to be worth a million dollars. After a jeweler privately tells Shayne the pearls are worthless, he turns the old man away and refuses to help, until the old man returns and dies with bullets in him, leaving Shayne with the pearls, and now someone is after him too.

Jeff Chandler stars as Michael Shayne

Running time - 26:53 min

Jack Benny Program 51-01-28 Douglas Fairbanks, Jr

Jack and his gang are in New York for his television show and once again Jack is staying at that cheap hotel the Acme Plaza. Mary is staying at the Sherry-Netherland Hotel, and Jack arrives to take her to dinner before going to the studio, and is astonished at her luxury suite. Jack and Mary get to a restaurant where Jack spots Douglas Fairbanks, Jr and invites himself to Doug's table when no other tables are available.

Running time - 29:36 min

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Sherlock Holmes 48-10-24 The Fabulous Windmill

Holmes and Watson travel to the Netherlands to investigate the disappearance of a dike inspector, and uncovers a criminal operation run by professor Moriarty.

Running time - 29:27 min

Burns and Allen 40-04-17 All Promises Are Fictitious

George claims he's not cheap. Gracie promises not to talk about her campaign but it keeps coming up. Gracie rehearses the speech she'll give in Dallas.

Running time - 29:14 min

Friday, February 19, 2016

Suspense 47-08-21 Murder Aboard the Alphabet

Fear grows aboard a deep sea tugboat as men begin to disappear from the ship, in alphabetical order, with the crew believing their mad captain is responsible.

Running time - 30:29 min

Our Miss Brooks 49-02-06 Missing Electric Heater

Mr. Conklin is determined to crack down and institute more discipline at the school, but instead the day finds him locked in the store room and a fire in the lab.

Running time - 29:30 min

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The Shadow 38-06-05 Tenor with a Broken Voice

Tragic events have befallen the opera house during performances of Pagliacci, and the Shadow promises to solve the mystery and bring the culprit to justice.

Starring Orson Welles as The Shadow

Running time - 29:33 min

Charlie McCarthy Show 46-02-17 Ray Milland

Charlie tries to sell Edgar some herb medicine but makes Charlie take some first. Bergen tells Mortimer he's a very important person on the show. Bergen is upset because someone took a picture of him and sent it to the newspaper, so he goes to the publisher, played by Ray Milland, to find out who is responsible.

Running time - 29:03 min

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Information Please 39-06-20 Guests Gracie Allen, John Gunther

The first question from listeners is "Name literary characters who flew through the air without an airplane." Panelists include John Kieran, Franklin P. Adams, John Gunther, and Gracie Allen.

Host Clifton Fadiman

Running time - 28:02 min

Martin & Lewis Show 51-11-09 Danny Thomas

Dean and Jerry play a married couple where Dean sings his part and Jerry wisecracks in response. Guest Danny Thomas joins Dean and Jerry in their version of the quiz show You Bet Your Life, with Dean as Groucho.

Running time - 29:41 min

Jack Benny Program 55-02-13 Surprise Party for Jack

Jack's friends are all planning to surprise him with a party, but Jack is upset because he thinks they've all forgotten his birthday.

* Script was used previously on the 41-02-16 and 48-02-15 broadcasts.

Running time - 29:30 min

Charlie McCarthy Show 48-12-26 Last Show for Chase and Sanborn

For their last Chase and Sanborn program, we're given a look back at the highlights of the career of Bergen and McCarthy on the radio with clips of past shows.

Running time - 29:52 min

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Father Knows Best 51-02-15 Orchid for a Lady

All the men in the neighborhood are buying their wives orchids for Valentine's Day, but the Anderson kids believe their father isn't going to buy one for their mother, so they decide to get her one themselves.

Running time - 28:24 min

Lux Radio Theater 43-05-03 The Navy Comes Through

Cecil B. DeMille introduces this World War 2 drama adapted from the 1942 film involving a merchant marine ship battling U Boats in the North Atlantic. Starring Pat O'Brien, George Murphy, and Ruth Hussey who substituted for Joan Bennett for this broadcast.

Running time - 59:27 min

Abbott & Costello 47-02-13 Costello Buys a Boat

Lou tries to tell a story about Moby Dick. Lou buys a boat and takes his friends out for a ride and gets shipwrecked. Lou reads a Valentine's Day poem to Bud.

Running time - 29:35 min

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Jack Benny Program 41-02-16 Surprise Birthday Party

The whole gang surprises Jack at his home to celebrate his birthday. Andy Devine and Herbert Marshall also stop by.

Running time - 29:30 min

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Phil Harris Alice Faye Show 49-04-10 The Circus

Remley promises to treat Phil and his family to the circus, but has lost the tickets and with only enough money for Alice and the kids to get seats, Phil and Remley try to sneak in. Julius works at the circus and tricks Phil and Remley into becoming animal acts.

Running time - 29:30 min

Burns and Allen 40-04-10 Gracie Wins Wisconsin

Gracie claims she won the Wisconsin primary by receiving 63 votes. A census taker tries to get Gracie's information. The cast complains about the lunch George served them.

Running time - 29:34 min

Escape 48-01-21 Papa Benjamin

A famous jazz band leader in New Orleans, desperate to find new material, stumbles into the world of voodoo and uses a forbidden voodoo chant in his musical number, with grave consequences.

Running time - 29:43 min

Harold Peary Show 51-02-14 Mistaken Valentines

Instead of delivering them himself, Harold trusts his cousin Raymond to deliver a handful of Valentines cards for him, but Raymond gives them to all the wrong people.

Running time - 29:30 min

Monday, February 1, 2016

Charlie McCarthy Show 45-02-04 Dr Albert Edward Wiggam

Bergen tries to teach Charlie the moral of the story of the Tortoise and the Hare. Doctor Wiggam attempts to cure Charlie of his bad habits.

Running time - 28:43 min