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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Aldrich Family 48-04-01 April Fool's Day Jokes

Agnes plays April Fool's jokes on Henry and Homer, and they try to get back at her by spreading a rumor that she won a lot of money in a contest, and the whole thing gets out of control when everyone believes Agnes actually did win.

Running time - 25:30 min

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The Shadow 38-07-17 The Reincarnation of Michael

Lamont and Margo discover they and the other guests of a dinner party may be in danger while attending the dinner party of a man who believes he is the reincarnation of a murderous 12th century Duke.

Running time - 29:27 min

Jack Benny Program 50-04-30 Look Magazine Story

Mary shows Jack the cover of LOOK magazine featuring Jack and Rochester. Jack is getting a violin lesson from his violin teacher, Professor LeBlanc, but the lesson keeps getting interrupted by people stopping by.

Running time - 29:36 min

Monday, March 28, 2016

Boston Blackie 48-04-14 Murder At The Circus

Blackie solves the murder of a circus magician by discovering a marked deck of cards. 

Running time - 26:54 min

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Quiet Please 49-04-17 Shadow of the Wings

A very ill and bedridden child is watched over by a presence just out of her sight, that casts a shadow and never speaks, but she knows he's there, and no one believes her.

Running time - 29:47 min

Amos & Andy 45-03-30 Easter Hat

The Kingfish is upset because his wife Sapphire insists on buying a new hat for Easter, so he and Andy plan to create their own hat and trick her into buying that one instead.

Amos Jones and  George "the Kingfish" Steven played by Freeman Gosden and Andy Brown played by Charles Correll

Running time - 30:05 min

Friday, March 25, 2016

Sherlock Holmes 47-10-05 The Case Of The Missing Heiress

Holmes and Watson are on the case of a missing heiress whose family fears a kidnapping, yet Holmes appears not too concerned for her safety.

Running time - 27:13 min

Ozzie and Harriet 49-04-17 Easter Show

The family plans to try and get up early enough on the following morning to attend the early Easter Sunrise Service.

Running time - 30:42 min

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Jack Benny Program 49-04-17 The Easter Parade

After Rochester reads Jack's diary, Jack and Mary go strolling along Wilshire Boulevard in the Easter Parade, where they meet Phil Harris, Jack's violin teacher, Don Wilson, Mr. Kitzel, and others along the way.

Running time - 29:30 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 42-04-07 Clean out Closet for Scrap Drive

The McGees finally clean out the hall closet of waste items to send to the government scrap drive, but the closet still ends up full.

Running time - 28:37 min

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Jack Benny Program 42-11-15 Guest Dorothy Lamour

Broadcasting from the Naval Air Station, Terminal Island, in California, Jack is shocked to learn Dennis' new girl is Dorothy Lamour. The cast performs another edition of the Twink Family with Jack as a henpecked husband.

Running time - 29:39 min

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe 51-01-26 The Phantom Fingers

Archie and Wolfe find themselves stranded during a flood, in a home with a group of people, one of whom is a killer.

Sydney Greenstreet stars as Nero Wolfe

Running time - 28:43 min

The Mel Blanc Show 46-09-24 Mel Tries to Fix a Water Heater

Betty convinces Mel to impress her father by getting him to arrange to fix a number of items in her father's home, but things don't quite work out as planned.

Running time - 25:35 min

Monday, March 21, 2016

Bold Venture 52-04-21 The Mystery of the Mary K

Slate and Sailor come across four murdered men aboard a lifeboat from a ship reported missing for a year, and discover the ship is being used by murderous refugee smugglers.

Starring Humphrey Bogart as Slate Shannon, and Lauren Bacall as Sailor Duval

Running time - 25:58 min

Abbott & Costello 45-04-05 Trying to Hire the Andrews Sisters

Bud and Lou have car trouble on their way to the Andrews Sister's ranch to ask them to appear on their program, and never make it.

Running time - 30:14 min

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Bing Crosby Show 51-03-14 Guest Judy Garland

Bing sings "The St. Patrick's Day Parade." Judy Garland sings "When You're Smiling." Judy plays Bounce-Along Garland in a "dramatic" western sketch with Bing.

Running time - 29:05 min

Danny Kaye Show 45-03-17 One Man's Irish Family

Danny tries to buy a pair of suits for his trip to New York. Danny does a play about an Irishman who is granted a wish to become a dog.

Running Time - 31:04

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Man Called X 52-01-08 Flying Trip to Nowhere

A microfilm of the top secret "Formula H" has been stolen and 3 suspected scientist are flying to a Paris conference, with Ken Thurston acting as co-pilot to uncover the guilty one.

Herbert Marshall as Ken Thurston, alias Mister X

Running time - 30:17 min

The Great Gildersleeve 41-11-23 Leroy Smokes a Cigar

Leroy and his friend Piggy dare each other into smoking one of Gildy's cigars and it makes them sick, and causes a small fire in the house.

Running time - 29:50 min

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Campbell Playhouse 40-10-28 Wells Meets Welles

7 minute broadcast of the meeting between the author H. G. Wells with Orson Welles. The pair talk about Orson's radio adaptation of the author's science fiction classic "War of the Worlds," and mentions Orson's upcoming film "Citizen Kane."

Herbert George Wells with Orson Welles

Running time - 7:26 min

Monday, March 14, 2016

Burns and Allen Show 40-04-24 The Biggest in the World

George tries to repeat as speech he gave at the Variety Club. A psychiatrist attempts to analyze Gracie to see if she's capable of running the government.

Running time - 29:14 min


Sunday, March 13, 2016

Charlie McCarthy Show 44-10-15 Gertrude Niesen

Charlie can't get a raise in his allowance from Bergen so he pays a visit to the Chase and Sanborn company to give them money-making ideas. Bergen and Gertrude Niesen talk about their vaudeville days, and then she sing "Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't My Baby."  Charlie tries to get a part in Gertrude's show.

Running time - 28:47 min

The Shadow 38-06-12 Murder on Approval

The Shadow must stop a scientist who is using a serum to infect the personnel of a military base as a test, and then plans to infect the entire US military, making the country easy to invade by a foreign power.

Running time - 27:24 min

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Jack Benny Program 46-10-13 Jack and Mary Walk to the Studio

Rochester tells Jack about his new girlfriend. Jack introduces his cast to Charlie McCarthy, and then tries to convince Edgar Bergen to buy the Sportsmen Quartet.

Running time - 29:30 min

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Father Knows Best 52-10-30 Carnival in Town

Today's the day of the Annual Founder's Day picnic and the family is all excited to go, but father insists on staying home and relaxing, so the family schemes to change his mind.

Running time - 29:42 min

Radio Hall of Fame 44-03-05 First Song - Take It Easy

Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra play "Take It Easy." Danny Thomas jokes about life in the army. The Andrews Sisters sing portions of their famous songs. Gracie Fields performs in a play called "The People Of The Mist," about a wartime family reunion. Ilka Chase performs a monologue called "The Waltz." The Andrews Sisters sing "Rhumboogie." Gracie Fields sings a number of songs to display her vocal talent.

Running time - 1:01:29 min

Life of Riley 46-05-11 Junior Forgets Mother's Day

Gillis convinces Riley that Junior forgot Mother's Day, so Riely spends the day trying to find ways to remind his son before it's too late.

Running time - 27:12 min

The Roy Rogers Show 45-01-23 Sarah Berner, Impersonator

Roy sings "As I Go Singing Down The Road." The cast becomes concerned when they keep hearing familiar voices and don't know where they're coming from. The Sons Of The Pioneers sing "Cimarron Roll On." Pat Friday sings "Sleigh Ride In July." Roy finally explains those voices  the cast was hearing by introducing Sarah Berner who impersonates Baby Snooks, Gracie Allen, and Judy Canova. Roy tells a western tale. Roy sings "Don't Fence Me In."

Running time - 30:26 min

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Command Performance 42-03-01 Eddie Cantor, Danny Kaye, Dinah Shore

In this first show of the series, host Eddie Cantor introduces Bea Wain who sings "Chattanooga Choo Choo." Recorded blow-by-blow account of the Joe Louis and Buddy Baer fight. Danny Kaye does a comedy routine. Dinah Shore sings "Blues in the Night." The movie studio wants Eddie to play a romantic lead in a picture with Merle Oberon, but insists he break the news to her himself. The Mad Russian wants to direct the picture.

Running time - 29:35 min

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Fred Allen - Texaco Star Theater 44-05-28 Portland Hoffa's Birthday

Fred's question for the residence of Allen's Alley is "Are you still turning in every scrap of old paper to do your bit" for the scrap drive. Everyone from the Alley helps celebrate Portland's birthday, and Fred tells what happened when he went to buy her a present.

Running time - 30:15 min

Jack Benny Program 38-06-19 Back Home in Indiana

The cast performs a play for Father's Day called "Clem Benny's Children", where all the children return home to give their father presents.

* Sound drops out around 7:00 for about a minute.

Running time - 29:30 min

Fibber McGee and Molly 39-02-14 Out Of Coal

During a blizzard Fibber is freezing after running out of coal and can't get more, so he sends the Old Timer into the basement to build a wood fire.

Running time - 29:15 min

Fred Allen Show 47-06-15 Renting The Room

The question for Allen's Alley is "Do you think American cooking is the best in the world." Fred needs a rest so he rents a room from Ozzie and Harriet, but Ozzie accidentally includes meals in the deal.

Running time - 27:58 min