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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...
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.
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.
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.
Nice, we have snow on the ground.
Brrrr! I heard you have a winter weather advisory for the morning.
...the morgue attendants with their silent burden...
The Big Tomata is now cooked!
Mmmmmmmm, tomata sauce!
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...
Good luck Dr. Prayers sent.
Let us know when you can, Doc! And, get well from it soon!
Thank you very much.
I’ll be in touch.
Thank you very much.
I’ll be in touch.
This doesn’t sound like a poisoned cow episode.