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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.