Feb 19th to Feb 25th Shows and Highlights

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We are still booking cabins a for the 5th Annual Radio Spirits Sea Cruise, if you are interested in joining me this upcoming July for a 7 day tour of the Southern Caribbean hurry now to the following website to get the details and secure a cabin http://www.cruisingwithgregbell.com/  or you can give Larry a call at 800-269-2127.

Building Toward The Oscars with a number of classic Academy Award nominated and winning films and performers. As we do every year ahead of the ceremony, this week has an Oscar theme.

We have Bette Davis & Spencer Tracy in Lux Radio Theater’s “Dark Victory”; Charles Laughton in Academy Award Theater’s “Ruggles Of Red Gap”; Lux Radio Theater’s “Lives Of A Bengal Lancer”; William Powell and Myrna Loy in Lux Radio Theater’s “The Thin Man”; Rosalind Russell in Academy Award Theater’s version of “My Sister Eileen” plus we also bring back radio adaptations of the following Best Picture Winners; “It Happened One Night” and “Going My Way.”

Birthday tributes for Gale Gordon (Our Miss Brooks, Fibber McGee & Molly, The Halls Of Ivy); Robert Young (Father Knows Best, Suspense); Jim Backus (Alan Young Show and guest shots on Jeff Regan Investigator and Richard Diamond Private Detective);  Sheldon Leonard (The Saint, Jack Benny Program, Martin & Lewis) and legendary SNL announcer Don Pardo (Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator).

This week we mark President’s Day/Washington’s Birthday with a creative block: The CBS Radio Workshop’s “1600 Pennsylvania Avenue”; Ronald Reagan playing Ulysses S. Grant on The Cavalcade Of America, and A Washington’s Birthday episode of Fibber McGee & Molly.

And last but certainly not least, I welcome new Sirius XM host Craig Ferguson to satellite radio by bringing back my past interview with him. We sat down years back and talked RadioClassics. The Scottish-American comedian/actor and retired host from CBS’s Late Late Show (2005-2014) debuts his new show on Monday February 27th on Comedy Greats Sirius XM Channel 94 (airs Monday through Friday 6pm to 8pm ET).

Greg

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