August 30th, 2014
Celebrity Interview: An excerpt from an interview Carl had with actor Richard Crenna on 11-4-95. Among other recollections, Mr. Crenna talks about portraying teenager Walter Denton on Radio and TV’s “Our Miss Brooks.”
OTR Comedy: Our Miss Brooks 9-11-49 “The School Board” starring Eve Aden. Even though the school year hasn’t yet begun, the chairman of the State Board of Education is coming for a visit, or is it just a hobo? Cast includes: Gale Gordon, Jane Morgan, Jeff Chandler, Richard Crenna, Leonard Smith, Frank Nelson, Gloria McMillan with Verne Smith and Bob Lemond (announcers). Spon. by Lustre-Crème Shampoo, Colgate & Palmolive. CBS.
Game: Beat the Host. Lisa moderates as two H360 listeners win prizes and try to answer more multiple-choice trivia questions than Carl. Subject this week: Richard Gere, born August 31st, 1949.
OTR Detective: Broadway Is My Beat 9-15-51 “The Anna Compton Case” starring Larry Thor. Anna Compton has been found dead in a car…the trail leads to her very strange husband. Cast includes: Charles Calvert, Jack Kruschen, Howard McNear, Billy Halop, Lou Krugman, Joe Forte and Frances Chaney. Bill Anders (ann). Sustaining. CBS.
Star Gazing: Lisa and Carl discuss the latest in showbiz and celebrity news.
OTR Western: The Cisco Kid 1950s “Dynamite in the River” starring Jack Mather (Cisco) and Harry Lang (Poncho). Two thieves are stealing gold in Silver City and hiding the precious metal under the river. Cisco and Poncho are on the case! Spon. by Butternut Bread. Mutual.
Is It Real or Is It Ridiculous? Showbiz Ashley Spencer reads short stories about showbiz and Carl and Lisa try to guess if the stories are real or ridiculous.
OTR Mystery: Suspense 1-20-44 “A World of Darkness” starring Paul Lukas. A young girl has been murdered, but the foul deed was “seen” by a blind man! Cast includes: Hans Conried, Ian Wolfe and Joseph Kearns (“The Man in Black”). Frank Martin (ann). Spon. by Roma Wines. CBS.
Classic Radio Programs for September 6th, 2014 include:
THE BURNS & ALLEN SHOW
THE ADV. OF PHILIP MARLOWE