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Monday, May 30, 2016

Nightmare 54-02-03 Hollow Footsteps

Peter Lorre hosts the strange tale of a man whose marriage and sanity are put to the test when he begins to believe his former, deceased wife, has begun to stalk him.

Running time - 21:24 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 41-03-04 McGees Give a Party

Because the townspeople have gotten the mistaken idea that the McGees are broke, Fibber and Molly are throwing a party at their house to prove they're doing just fine.

Running time - 29:31 min

Green Hornet 42-11-28 Torpedo on Wheels

While investigating the sabotage of military supplies being driven by trucks, the Hornet's identity comes under threat when the saboteurs follow him and later claim to know who he really is.

Running time - 26:17 min

Columbia Workshop 44-05-30 Untitled

Fredric March stars in this dramatization about the life of a soldier who never came home from the war, as told by the people who loved him, met him, taught him, fought with him, and were there when he was killed.

Starring Fredric March

Running time - 27:37 min

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Creeps by Night 44-05-23 The Strange Burial of Alexander Jordan

A elderly and wealthy man near death, has an obsessive fear of being buried alive, so he makes specific instructions for his burial in the event that he may only be mistaken for dead.

Running time - 29:42 min

Saturday, May 28, 2016

The Weird Circle 43-7-15 The House and the Brain

A couple learns of a haunted house, and the wife insists on going to see it. The couple decide to spend the night, even after the old housekeeper there warns them not to, and predicts her own death because "they" are coming for her. Later the couple watch helplessly as the housekeeper is murdered at the hands of a ghost.

Running time -25:40 min

The Mel Blanc Show 47-02-11 Mel's Birthday

It's Mel's birthday, but instead of celebrating, he finds out the bank will auction off his Fix-it Shop, and nobody remembers his birthday. Mel feels no one cares about him so he fakes his own death and disguises himself to find out what people really think about him.

Running time - 21:22 min

Friday, May 27, 2016

The Henry Morgan Show 47-05-28 Morgan's Vacation

Henry presents skits about a travel agency, dentists, and commercial writers.

Running time - 28:59 min

Jack Benny Program 38-11-06 The Crowd Roars

The cast complains about the hot dogs and root beer Jack served at a party last week. The cast performs their version of the fight film, "The Crowd Roars,"  where Jack plays Killer Benny, The Waukegan Wildcat in a prize fight against Kid Baker, The Glendale Assassin.

Running time - 29:30

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Dimension X 50-07-14 The Man In The Moon

During a broadcast by the Federal Bureau of Missing Persons, a signal breaks in by a scientist calling for help who had been reported missing, and to the astonishment of everyone, the signal is coming from the moon. A second message reveals imminent danger for the Earth.

Running time - 30:13 min

Duffy's Tavern 45-11-09 Eddie Quits

Archie fails to convince Eddie not to look another job for more money. Archie calls the employment agency for a new waiter, and Maxie Rosenbloom shows up for the job and gets hired, but things are not working out.

Running time -29:29 min

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Roy Rogers Show 52-02-01 Human Game

Roy and Dale join the sheriff in apprehending a gang of cattle rustlers. While taking the rustlers to jail, they hear a shot, and fearing that a feud between two ranchers has reached the shooting stage, Roy tries to calm things down between them before it's too late, and just might be.

Running time - 31:12 min

Burns and Allen 40-05-15 Rah, Rah in Omaha

George and Gracie have arrived in Omaha so Gracie can appear at the political convention for her presidential campaign. Omaha mayor Dan Butler stops by and asks Gracie about her platform.

Running time - 28:37 min

Monday, May 23, 2016

Dark Fantasy 41-11-14 The Man Who Came Back

A man murders the husband of a woman he wants, and becomes haunted by his victim's return from the grave.

Running time - 23:44 min

Command Performance 42-06-02 Mickey Rooney, Amos 'n Andy, Harry James

M.C. Mickey Rooney introduces Betty Hutton who sings "Murder, He Says." Robin Burns introduces Amos and Andy and talks them into hiring him to replace the Kingfish. Betty Rose sings "Skylark." Harry Von Zell interviews The Mad Russian, who is suppose to deliver a lecture to army doctors. Harry James and his orchestra play "Sleepy Lagoon." Mickey does impressions.

Running time - 29:34 min

Sherlock Holmes 49-01-03 The Adventure Of The Malicious Moor

Holmes and Watson take up a case where both leading actors of a Shakespearean play are found murdered and a jealous understudy, the prime police suspect.

Running time - 24:30 min

The Fitch Bandwagon 47-10-12 Phil Acquires Stock In His Sponsor

The board of directors of the Fitch company has decided to reward Phil for his service to the company by sending him a share of stock. Phil thinks they're making him a major stockholder and immediately starts spending money.

Running time - 29:46 min

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Fred Allen Show 40-06-26 Us, The People Speak

In the "News of the Week" segment, Fred interviews several outstanding nobodies who take unique vacations. Fred interviews 17 year old Kay Rohrer, who was voted outstanding girl baseball player. The Mighty Allen Art Players perform a radio program parody, "Us, The People Speak" or, "The Reason The Lights Went Out In The Studio Was Because The Announcer Forgot To Put In His Plug."

Running time - 45:40 min

Jack Benny Program 37-10-24 Jack Buys the Maxwell

The gang has fun teasing Jack about the used Maxwell he just bought. Andy Devine and Schlepperman join the cast in performing the medical drama, "Wife, Doctor and Nurse."

Running time - 29:30 min

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Ellery Queen 43-10-02 The World Series Crime

Ellery must hurry to solve the mystery of why a star player in the World Series has suddenly become ineffective at the plate in the last games of the series.

Running time -29:28 min

Eddie Cantor Show 49-01-07 Guest Al Jolson

Eddie get an invitation to attend President Truman's inauguration, and then jokes about politics with Dinah Shore and Harry von Zell. Eddie has to make a deal with Al Jolson in order to get him to appear on the program.

Running time - 29:33 min

Friday, May 20, 2016

Charlie McCarthy Show 43-09-05 Jean Arthur

Victor Moore goes to buy a new pair of shoes. Jean Arthur attempts to tell Charlie the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Running time - 21:10

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Boston Blackie 45-08-06 Hypnotic Murder

A woman confesses to a murder and claims she gave the murder weapon to Blackie, so the police are after him too. Blackie admits receiving her gun, and doesn't believe she's guilt, but must prove it before the police catches up with him.

Starring Richard Kollmar as Boston Blackie

Running time - 26:50 min

Abbott & Costello 45-01-25 Lou Wants to Join the Merchant Marines

Bud gives Lou a hard time for wanting to join the Merchant Marines, and tries to teach him about sailing.

Running time - 29:40 min

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Molle Mystery Theater 45-03-06 The Man Who Murdered in Public

Peter Lorre Introduce a tale of a man who murders a woman out of anger and gets away with it, so he decides to make a career out of murdering other women for profit.

Running time - 29:43 min

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Baby Snooks 45-11-25 The Meat Piller

Daddy is working on a new invention to condense meat down into a pill. Snooks sings, "Would You Like To Swing On A Star." Jerry Dingle dreams of inventing a Frankenstein monster he calls Dinglestein. Daddy panics when he thinks his boss's son fell into his invention and has been turned into pills.

Running time - 29:30 min

Monday, May 16, 2016

The Shadow 38-12-18 Guest of Death

Visitors who are touring the prison are turning up dead, and prison officials aren't cooperating with the police who have no clues to what's going on, so the Shadow investigates.

Running time -28:40 min

Burns and Allen 43-04-20 Broke Uncle Hurbert

George refuses to give Grace money for a new Easter dress, but later changes his mind, and schemes to get her the money without her knowing it came from him.

Running time - 21:35 min

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Jack Benny Program 38-05-01 Beverly Hills Home Under Construction

Jack leaves the program early with Mary and Kenny, to check up on the construction of his new home, and finds nothing but trouble.

Running time - 29:30 min

CBS Radio Mystery Theater 74-01-07 The Return of the Moresbys

A beach bum marries a wealthy woman who is fascinated by reincarnation. He learns that his new wife plans to make a will and leave most of her money to her spiritual guide, and murders her in order to inherit all of her money, but afterwards begins to believe she has returned.

Starring Patrick O'Neal

Running time - 42:14 min

Saturday, May 14, 2016

The New Edgar Bergen Hour 56-03-04 Fugitives From the FBI

Charlie has become a tax consultant and helps Carol Richards with her taxes and they both end up on the run from the FBI. Effie Clinker answers health questions. Edgar interviews the writer Richard Armour. Professor Kirkwood is trying to sell a housebreaking kit.

Running time - 57:21 min

Fibber McGee And Molly 41-03-25 Fibber Changes His Name To Ronald

Fibber is fed up with people not believing the things he says, and thinks his name might be part of the problem, so he sets out to change it.

Running time - 29:22 min

Friday, May 13, 2016

The Great Gildersleeve 44-06-18 Eves Mother Stays On

Gildersleeve is all excited because he believes he has his mayoral race in the bag, and has finally acquired train tickets for Eve's mother to return home.

Running time - 29:50 min

Adventures In Research 44-12-30 Eyes and Ears For The Millions

The story of the first regularly scheduled radio broadcast in history, in 1920, when Pittsburgh's KDKA broadcast the presidential election coverage of the Harding vs. Cox contest, along with various other election returns.

Running time - 15:13 min

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Jack Benny Program 51-11-25 Jack and Mary See 'Golden Girl' with Dennis' Mother

Jack catches Polly playing the piano. Dennis is selling magazines. Don gets Jack to play his violin in the commercial. Jack and Mary go to see a movie Dennis Day is in, but Jack ends up arguing with Dennis' mother.

Running time - 30;00 min

Hallmark Playhouse 51-05-10 A Man's Mother

Host James Hilton introduces a story starring Ethel Barrymore about an elderly mother who plans on convincing her son that she belongs back on their old farm where she raised him.

Running time - 29:47 min

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Family Theater 48-05-06 Mother's Halo Was Tight

Host Gene Kelly introduces the story of a wife who recites a Mother's Day speech she plans to give to her Women's Club, about the lessons she's learned raising their son.

Host Gene Kelly

Running time - 29:36 min

Dragnet 50-11-09 The Big Mother

 The detectives investigate the disappearance of a 3 day old twin boy from a hospital nursery.

Running time -29:18 min

The Great Gildersleeve 44-06-11 Dinner for Eve's Mother

Eve and her mother visit the Gildersleeve's for dinner, and although Gildy likes Eve's mother, the kids don't want to spend time around her. The next day Gildy plans a picnic with Eve, but Eve insists on taking her mother shopping.

Running time - 29:50 min

Friday, May 6, 2016

Fibber McGee And Molly 45-03-20 Fixing the Radio Set

The McGee's radio is broken and Fibber is determined to fix it himself.

Running time - 29:43 min

Jack Benny Program 40-01-07 Golden Boy

Jack bet $50 with Phil on the Rose Bowl game, and won, but refuses to take the money. Jack cancels the scheduled play for the show, and Mary tells what happened when Jack tried to get guest Barbara Stanwyck to perform in his play.

Running time - 29:30 min

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Abbott & Costello Show 44-01-20 Football Game with Harold Peary

Costello fires a BB gun out the window and hits Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve. To satisfy Gildersleeve's honor, Costello agrees to play a game of football against Gildy.

Running time - 25:59 min

Molle Mystery Theater 44-12-05 A Crime to Fit the Punishment

Peter Lorre host another tale of mystery, this time involving and antique dealer who moonlights as an amateur detective who is hired by a wealthy client to uncover a blackmailer. Plus a scene from the next episode.

Host Peter Lorre

Running time - 30:00 min

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Phil Harris - Alice Faye Show 49-06-05 The Tonsillectomy

Phil is being teased because he's deathly afraid of having his tonsils taken out. When Phil is given an anesthetic for the operation, he has a frightening nightmare.

Running time - 29:47 min

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Our Miss Brooks 51-05-13 Mrs. Davis' Mother's Day Millinery

Mrs. Davis is making women's hats, and Miss Brooks agrees to try and sell some of them in return for a reduction in the back rent she owes.

Running time - 30:44 min