February 14 2019

Cavalcade “Valentine for Sophia” Railroad Hour “Sweethearts”

Valentine's Day 

Cavalcade of America "A Valentine for Sophia" first broadcast February 14, 1949 on NBC  The Railroad Hour "Sweethearts" first broadcast February 14, 1949 on ABC 

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February 7 2019

Jack Armstrong “Clear the Tracks” 481103 “House of Darkness” 480420

Adventure
Jack Armstrong, All American Boy "Clear the Tracks" November 3, 1948 ABC
Jack Armstrong, All American Boy "House of Darkness" April 4, 1948 ABC
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January 31 2019

Bold Venture “Deadly Merchandise”510326 “Darby and Joan Lonely Hearts Inc” episode #32

Bold Venture "Deadly Merchandise" episode 1 March 26, 1951 syndicated
Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall
Bold Venture "Darby and Joan Lonely Hearts Inc" episode #32 for syndication 1951-52 
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January 24 2019

Escape “Beau Geste” “Misfortune’s Isle” 1948 CBS

Adventure 
Escape "Beau Geste"  March 21, 1948 on CBS  
Escape "Misfortune's Isle" March 21, 1948 on CBS 
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January 17 2019

The Lives of Harry Lime “Too Many Crooks” “Work of Art” Orson Welles 1951

The Lives of Harry Lime "Too Many Crooks" first broadcast August 8, 1951 on Mutual  starring Orson Welles
 The Lives of Harry Lime "Work of Art" first broadcast September 28, 1951 on Mutual  
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January 10 2019

The Lives of Harry Lime “The Golden Fleece” 511012 “Mexican Hat Trick” 511102

The Lives of Harry Lime "The Golden Fleece" October 12, 1951 Mutual 
Starring Orson Welles Zither music by Anton Karas 
The Lives of Harry Lime "Mexican Hat Trick" November 2, 1951 Mutual 
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January 3 2019

Lux Radio Theater “Barnacle Bill” rehearsal for 460401 CBS

Lux Radio Theater "Barnacle Bill" in a rehearsal from March 31, 1946 for an April 1, 1946 show on CBS  starring Wallace Beery, his brother Noah Beery and his daughter Carol Ann Beery and Marjorie Main 

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December 27 2018

Jimmy Durante (Red Skelton) 471231 Amos N Andy “New Years Card” 481226

Happy New Year
The Jimmy Durante Show New Years Eve December 31, 1947 NBC 
Red Skelton and Gary Moore fill in for Jimmy Durante vocalist Peggy Lee
Amos n Andy "The New Year's Card" December 26, 1948 CBS 
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December 20 2018

Gene Autry’s Melody Ranch 481221 The Kate Smith Show 441224

Christmas 
Gene Autry's Melody Ranch December 21, 1948 CBS  
Kate Smith Hour December 24, 1944 CBS 
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December 13 2018

Plot to Overthrow Xmas 451225 Lights Out “Uninhabited” 381222

Christmas
Columbia Workshop "The Plot to Overthrow Christmas" December 25, 1945 CBS by Norman Corwin 
Lights Out "Uninhabited" December 22, 1938 NBC by Arch Obler
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December 6 2018

Xmas Judy Canova X461221 NBC Our Miss Brooks 491218 CBS

Christmas Theme

The Judy Canova Show first broadcast December 21, 1946 on NBC  
Our Miss Brooks starring Eve Arden "Letter to Santa" first broadcast December 18, 1949 on CBS  
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November 29 2018

Screen Director’s Playhouse “It’s A Wonderful Life” 490508 “Miracle on 34th Street” 491223 NBC

Christmas 
Screen Director's Playhouse "It's A Wonderful Life" first broadcast May 8, 1949 on NBC with Jimmy Stewart and Frank Capra  
Screen Director's Playhouse "Miracle on 34th Street" first broadcast December 23, 1949 on NBC with Edmund Gwenn and George Seaton  
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November 21 2018

Abbott and Costello 431125 Thanksgiving Special Armed Forces Radio 441123

Thanksgiving themed shows
The Abbott and Costello Show November 25, 1943 NBC  
AFRS Thanksgiving Special November 23, 1944  Armed Forces Radio Service Lionel Barrymore, Dinah Shore, Fanny Brice, Wally Brown
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November 15 2018

Thanksgiving Dinah Shore 45 Mel Blanc 46

Thanksgiving
Dinah Shore Birds Eye Open House November 22, 1945 NBC  
The Mel Blanc Show November 26, 1946 CBS 
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November 8 2018

Lux Radio Theater “Sunday Dinner for a Soldier” February 19, 1945 CBS

Lux Radio Theater "Sunday Dinner for a Soldier" February 19, 1945 CBS 

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November 1 2018

Andrews Sisters (Sophie Tucker) 451017 Mario Lanza (Giselle Mackenzie) 520307

The Andrews Sisters October 17, 1945 CBS  with guest star Sophie Tucker
The Mario Lanza Show March 7, 1952 NBC  guest star Gisele Mackenzie
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October 25 2018

The Shadow “The Silent Avenger” 380313 “The Hoodoo Ship” 411019

Halloween 
The Shadow "The Silent Avenger" March 13, 1938 Mutual starring Orson Welles
The Shadow "The Hoodoo Ship" October 19, 1941 Mutual  
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October 18 2018

Murder at Midnight “The Dead Hand” “The Cabala” Syndicated 1946

Halloween
Murder at Midnight "The Dead Hand" Sept 16, 1946 on WTZ New York
Murder at Midnight "The Cabala" syndicated 1946   
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October 11 2018

Halloween Mystery in the Air “Medusa” Mysterious Traveler “If You Believe”

Halloween 

Mystery in the Air starring Peter Lorre in "The Mask of Medusa" September 4, 1947 NBC  
The Mysterious Traveler   "If You Believe" December 29, 1946 Mutual  
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October 4 2018

Mystery in the Air “The Marvelous Barrastro” 470807 “The Black Cat” 470918 NBC

Halloween

Mystery in the Air   "The Marvelous Barrastro" August 7, 1947 NBC  series starred Peter Lorre
Mystery in the Air   "The Black Cat" September 18, 1947 NBC  story by Edgar Allen Poe
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September 27 2018

Halloween Murder by Experts “Two Coffins” 49 Escape “Mardi Gras” 50

Murder by Experts "Two Coffins to Fill" July 2, 1949 Mutual  
John Dickson Carr story 
Escape "Man Who Stole the Bible" May 5, 1950 CBS  
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September 20 2018

Lux Radio Theater The Girl from Tenth Avenue May 16, 1938 CBS

Lux Radio Theater The Girl from Tenth Avenue May 16, 1938 CBS starring Loretta Young

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September 13 2018

Lux Radio Theater “Red River” March 7, 1949 CBS

Lux Radio Theater "Red River" March 7, 1949 CBS  starring John Wayne and Walter Brennan

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September 6 2018

Lux Radio Theater “Peter Pan” December 21, 1953 CBS

Lux Radio Theater "Peter Pan" December 21, 1953 CBS 

Disney version with Bobby Driscoll and Kathryn Beaumont with John Carradine as Captain Hook Called Hollywood Radio Theater for non commercial Armed Forces Radio Service

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August 30 2018

Studio One “Dodsworth” by Sinclair Lewis May 27, 1947 CBS

Studio One "Dodsworth" by Sinclair Lewis May 27, 1947 CBS 

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