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"The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 1/27 7-11pm est
WAMU ^ | 1/27/13 | Ed Walker

Posted on 01/27/2013 1:51:37 PM PST by Vision

Friends, it's Sunday night again. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio programs...

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KEYWORDS: classicradio; thebigbroadcast
"The Big Broadcast is a Sunday night tradition for families throughout the WAMU listening area. Each week, Big Broadcast host Ed Walker offers listeners priceless recordings of popular radio programs from the '30s, '40s and '50s. Priceless, especially, for a man whose first sentence as a child was, 'Turn the radio on.' "
1 posted on 01/27/2013 1:51:44 PM PST by Vision
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To: 4everontheRight; Arthur McGowan; BluesDuke; Calvin Locke; citizen; Cold Heat; Country Eagle; ...
Happy Sunday Night...Classic Radio Time...


2 posted on 01/27/2013 1:52:44 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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3 posted on 01/27/2013 1:53:31 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision
Evening gang...

We have something special tonight...”The Letter” on Lux...”The Letter” is a fantastic classic movie. Rent it one night when you have a chance.

4 posted on 01/27/2013 1:56:20 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision
Hello, FRiends! Thanks, Vision! It's hard to believe January is just about kaput!

Thanks to J. David Goldin's RadioGOLDINdex for these brief synopses.

7 PM EST Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. January 5, 1956. Part 4. CBS net. "The Caylin Matter." Sustaining. A stake-out, a manhunt, and a gunman goes to "face the music." Bob Bailey, Roy Rowan (announcer), Les Crutchfield (writer), Jack Johnstone (producer, director), Virginia Gregg, Gloria Blondell, Byron Kane, Peter Leeds, Amerigo Moreno (music supervisor), Lucille Meredith, Alma Lawton, Howard McNear, Harry Bartell. 15:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7:15 PM Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. January 6, 1956. Part 5. CBS net. "The Caylin Matter". Sustaining. Conclusion of the story. A quary run to earth, a strange alibi and the real killer uncovered. Bob Bailey, Roy Rowan (announcer), Les Crutchfield (writer), Jack Johnstone (producer, director), Virginia Gregg, Gloria Blondell, Byron Kane, Peter Leeds, Amerigo Moreno (music supervisor), Lucille Meredith, Alma Lawton, Howard McNear, Harry Bartell. 15:03. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7:30 PM Dragnet. January 25, 1951. Program #85. NBC net. "The Big Tomato". Sponsored by: Fatima. A high school boy named Kenneth Morrow is killed in an auto accident. He had been using marijuana! Friday and the cops track down "The Big Tomato." The editors of "Motion Picture Daily" and "Fame" magazine name Jack Webb, "the most promising star of tomorrow" and Dragnet "the best radio program of its type" for 1950. Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough. 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

8 PM Gunsmoke. May 8, 1954. CBS net. "The Constable". Sustaining. When a trail boss objects to Marshal Dillon's peacekeeping methods, and the town's merchants ask him to ease off, Dillon vows to make no further arrests. The town then hires an unusual "constable" to keep the peace. The script was used on the program again on March 20, 1960 (see cat. #62625) and on the Gunsmoke television series on May 30, 1959. William Conrad, Parley Baer, Howard McNear, Jack Kruschen, Vic Perrin, George Walsh (announcer), John Dehner, Joseph Kearns, Fred MacKaye, John Meston (writer), Rex Koury (composer, conductor), Norman Macdonnell (director), Georgia Ellis, John Meston (writer). 24:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8:30 PM Our Miss Brooks. March 13, 1949. CBS net. "The Madison High Cafeteria Boycott". Sponsored by: Palmolive Soap, Lustre-Creme Shampoo, Palmolive Shave Cream. A boycott of the Madison High School cafeteria is being planned by the students. Eve Arden wins an award from Radio Mirror Magazine on the air. Eve Arden, Jane Morgan, Gloria McMillan, Gale Gordon, Verne Smith (announcer), Bob Lemond (announcer), Leonard Smith, Gerald Mohr, William Conrad, Richard Crenna, Jeff Chandler, Al Lewis (writer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music). 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

9 PM Melody Ranch. September 6, 1953. Program #212. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Double Poison". Gene foils a plot to poison all the cattle in the valley. Gene Autry, The Cass County Boys, Pat Buttram. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

9:30 PM Boston Blackie. August 13, 1946. Program #70. ABC net origination, Ziv syndication. Sponsored by: Champagne Velvet Beer (of Indiana). Momma and Poppa Adams are in reality diamond smugglers and perhaps poisoners. Richard Kollmar, Lesley Woods, Maurice Tarplin. 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

10 PM The Lux Radio Theatre. March 6, 1944. CBS net. "The Letter". Sponsored by: Lux. Love, deceit, murder and treachery in colonial England's outposts. Possibly a rehearsal, the program closing has been deleted after the cast credits. The story was used on The Lux Radio Theatre previously on May 23, 1938 and April 21, 1941 (see cat. #40719). See cat. #93477 for a rehearsal recording of this broadcast. Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Vincent Price, Cecil B. DeMille, Alex Havier, Bea Benaderet, Charlie Lung, Eric Snowden (doubles), Frederic Worlock, Howard Koch (screenwriter, adaptor), Josephine Gilbert, John Milton Kennedy (announcer), Charles Seel, Louis Silvers (music director), Paula Winslowe, Regina Wallace, Richard Davis, Fay McKenzie (commercial spokesman), Duane Thompson (commercial spokesman), Barbara Jean Wong (commercial spokesman), Glada Jelnick (intermission guest: U. S. Army nurse), W. Somerset Maugham (author), Fred MacKaye (director), Sanford Barnett (adaptor), Charlie Forsyth (sound effects). 59:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

5 posted on 01/27/2013 2:01:08 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina
It's hard to believe January is just about kaput!

Scary. What's happening Gina? Got some chili on and am doing a little work myself.
6 posted on 01/27/2013 2:22:43 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision

Hi, Vision! I had to run to Walmart after I posted the synopses, and I just got back. Not much happening here, just housework and laundry. I haven’t decided what to do for dinner. Maybe chicken or hamburgers on the grill.


7 posted on 01/27/2013 3:34:06 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina

Nice, we have snow on the ground.


8 posted on 01/27/2013 3:51:17 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision

Brrrr! I heard you have a winter weather advisory for the morning.


9 posted on 01/27/2013 4:07:23 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: Vision

...the morgue attendants with their silent burden...


10 posted on 01/27/2013 4:11:10 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina
Love that writing...
11 posted on 01/27/2013 4:44:24 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision
We're lookin’ for the Big Tomata...
12 posted on 01/27/2013 4:53:18 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision

The Big Tomata is now cooked!


13 posted on 01/27/2013 5:02:02 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina

Sauced!


14 posted on 01/27/2013 5:02:57 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision

Mmmmmmmm, tomata sauce!


15 posted on 01/27/2013 5:04:01 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: Vision; WXRGina

Hi everyone...
We’re in Phila. Having surgery tomorrow. Have to be at the hospital 5am tomorrow morning. Headed to bed now. Will let you know how it goes...


16 posted on 01/27/2013 5:20:01 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Dr. Scarpetta

Good luck Dr. Prayers sent.


17 posted on 01/27/2013 5:21:10 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Dr. Scarpetta

Let us know when you can, Doc! And, get well from it soon!


18 posted on 01/27/2013 5:22:04 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: Vision; WXRGina

Thank you very much.
I’ll be in touch.


19 posted on 01/27/2013 5:53:15 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Vision; WXRGina

Thank you very much.
I’ll be in touch.


20 posted on 01/27/2013 5:54:18 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Vision

This doesn’t sound like a poisoned cow episode.


21 posted on 01/27/2013 6:26:03 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina
I'll take your word for it. After a few minutes I couldn't stand the singing and started doing stuff.
22 posted on 01/27/2013 6:30:57 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: WXRGina
Gina, I'm hitting bed early to catch Lux in it's entirety. Have a great week, not sure what will happen with the Superbowl but a thread will be up. Night.
23 posted on 01/27/2013 7:02:54 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: Vision

Goodnight, Vision!


24 posted on 01/27/2013 7:07:45 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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