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Posted on 02/03/2013 12:56:34 PM PST by Vision
Friends, it's Sunday night again. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio programs...
Kind surprised Ed didn't have a football theme tonight...but we have a whistler!
Thanks to J. David Goldin's RadioGOLDINdex for these brief synopses.
7 PM EST Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. January 9, 1956. Part 1. CBS net. "The Todd Matter". Sustaining. An expensive tip from an ex-con starts Johnny on the trail of stolen goods, and a murder attempt! The system cue has been deleted. Amerigo Moreno (music supervisor), Bob Bailey, Barbara Fuller, Frank Gerstle (doubles), Jack Johnstone (producer, director), John Dawson (writer), Lawrence Dobkin (quadruples), Marvin Miller (doubles), Roy Rowan (announcer), Shirley Mitchell (doubles), Vivi Janis. 13:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.
7:15 PM Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. January 10, 1956. Program #2. CBS net. "The Todd Matter". Sustaining. The same old business of murder, but with a brand new twist! The system cue has been deleted. Amerigo Moreno (music supervisor), Barbara Fuller, Bob Bailey, Frank Gerstle (doubles), Jack Johnstone (producer, director), Lawrence Dobkin (quadruples), Marvin Miller (doubles), Roy Rowan (announcer), Shirley Mitchell (doubles), Vivi Janis, John Dawson (writer). 14:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.
7:30 PM Dragnet. February 1, 1951. Program #86. NBC net. "The Big Children". Sponsored by: Fatima. Mrs. Kessler is missing. Her children are begging for food. One of them soon dies...aged twenty-two months! This is a different program than cat. #16301. Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough. 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.
8 PM Gunsmoke. May 15, 1954. CBS net. "The Indian Horse". Sustaining. Obnoxious Lieutenant Flagg wins a horse race against Sy Pilcher, old Howling Dog is another matter however. William Conrad, Parley Baer, Harry Bartell, Ralph Moody, Paul Savage, John Dehner, Norman Macdonnell (writer, director), Howard McNear, Georgia Ellis, Rex Koury (composer, conductor), George Walsh (announcer). 24:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.
8:30 PM The Adventures Of Maisie. October 11, 1951. Program #69. MGM syndication. Commercials added locally. Maisie's boyfriend Eddie trades her to Harry Adams for a pair of skis! The date above is the date of first broadcast on WMGM, New York City. Ann Sothern, Bud Hiestand (announcer), Frank Nelson, GeGe Pearson, Hans Conried, Harry Zimmerman (composer, conductor), John L. Green (writer), Pat McGeehan, Virginia Gregg. 27:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.
9 PM Jeff Regan, Investigator 07/09/50 #41 She's Lovely, She's Engaged, She Eats Soy Beans (Sus.) (CBS) (29:28). Synopsis is missing from RadioGOLDINdex.
9:30 PM Doctor Christian. October 10, 1945. CBS net. "Chain Letter". Sponsored by: Vaseline Petroleu Jelly, Vaseline Hair Tonic, Vaseline Lip Ice. Does a chain letter bring wealth? Will breaking the chain bring bad luck? What do you think? Jean Hersholt, Rosemary De Camp, Bill Shember (writer), Bob Anderson (announcer). 24:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.
10 PM The CBS Radio Workshop. May 26, 1957. CBS net. "I Have Three Heads". Sustaining. "A study of the techniques, the possibilities, and the improbabilities of tape recording." An absolutely fascinating exploration of some of the tricks possible with tape recorders, as narrated by an Ampex Tape Recorder. Put together by CBS engineer Mort Goldberg (later an executive), it features a band playing "Tea of Two" frontwards and backwards at the same time. William Quinn, Charles Monroe (writer), Henry Sylvern (music), Ian Martin, Ira Ashley (producer), Jackson Beck (announcer), Mort Goldberg (editor), Ralph Bell, Stuart Metz (announcer). 25:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.
10:30 PM The Whistler. October 31, 1948. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "The Letter From Yesterday". A hardware dealer who escaped from jail many years ago, is being blackmailed by the butler in his son-in-law's house. See cat. #60280 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Ed Begley, Tom Collins, Bill Forman, George W. Allen (producer, director), Wilbur Hatch (music), Edward Bloodworth (writer), Marvin Miller (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.
Don't know who'll win the "Big Game," but we'll probably listen to it on the radio, so the Big Broadcast will have some competition tonight.
I hope you had a good week and weekend. Earlier today, Keith slow-smoked (mesquite) a pork shoulder according to one of the BBQ Pit Boys' methods, with brown sugar, apple juice and onions. I'll make my really good homemade macaroni and cheese to go with it.
Mesquite smoked pork? Interesting, tell me how it turns out. Mesquite is a wood I've yet to get comfortable with or maybe use it correctly. I think a little goes a long way...and it's best with southwest style spices. Grilled up some sausages for lunch yesterday and a skirt steak for dinner. I'll be skipping superbowl food to come home to that.
Kinda figured Ed would at least run the old Andy Griffith bit on football...but maybe he did that at the beginning of the season.
The pork is delicious. It's still resting after he took it off about 40 minutes ago, but I tasted it. We use fresh mesquite on everything, and it's fine. There's pecan around here, too, we use sometimes.
I can't remember if Ed did the Andy Griffith football this season or not.
Keith said that this time he used mostly pecan with just a little bit of mesquite. It’s good.
Hey, send it on! I’ll add it to our recipe list.
Watching Superbowl with husband. Had rotator cuff reattached on Mon. Recuperating...
Good luck Vision...
Hi, Doc! I’m glad to hear the surgery sounds like it went well. I hope it heals up super-fast for you.
We’re listening to the game on the radio. So far, so good. We’re not really cheering much for either team, but it’s nice to listen.
Hi Gina, I’m making progress. Can get out of bed now without pain. Doing shoulder exercises 3 times a day....(torture!!) husband John is a good caregiver. Arm will be in sling for several months.
Pain! It’s good to work through.
This power outage is FREAKISH! Kevin Harlan and Boomer are very spooked by it. Now it looks like the power is getting back on. Those radio guys were scared, and they got back on the air on a cell phone. Bizarre!
Hi Ladies, I’m back. Looks like there’s a power issue in Orleans but we’re solidly in command...
Vision, we heard that, too. Dead air. We were going to our radios, and the station board-ops recovered quickly and slammed to break. When Kevin and Boomer came back on, they were on a shared cell phone. It was creepy, and Kevin was awfully spooked—heck, they both were, and the spookiness was transferred to us listeners.