May 21st to May 27th Shows and Highlights

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Quite the famous folks birthday week as we celebrate movie star leading men, radio and television legends, singer/actors, famous detective novel authors and more.

We’ll have two different birthday specials for Vincent Price. One of them features two episodes of The SaintEscape’s “Three Skeleton Key” plus some of my past visit with his son, V. Barrett Price and his daughter, Victoria Price. The other special finds Price in three Suspense productions; “Present Tense”, “The Hunting Trip” and “Pit & The Pendulum” as well as Yours Truly Johnny Dollar’s “The Price Of Fame Matter.”

We also mark the birthdays of the following folks among others: future Perry Mason star Raymond Burr (Fort Laramie, Pat Novak For Hire); Dennis Day (with two from A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day plus a couple from the Jack Benny Program); John Wayne (Lux Radio Theater’s “Red River”, Screen Director’s “Stagecoach”); Robert Montgomery (Lux Radio Theater’s “The Lady In The Lake”, Screen Director’s “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”); Arthur Conan Doyle (multiple Sherlock Holmes productions plus Escape’s version his stories “The Ring Of Thoth”); Dashiell Hammett (Sam Spade, The Fat Man); Al Jolson (Kraft Music Hall); Sam Edwards (Mutual Radio Theater, Crime Classics, Fort Laramie); Ben Alexander (Dragnet, The Great Gildersleeve, Martin & Lewis Show); Herbert Marshall (The Man Called X, Suspense); Tony Barrett (Suspense, The Whistler, Frank Race); Jeanne Bates (The Whistler); Paul Lukas (Suspense’s “World Of Darkness”) and singer/actress Ginny Simms.

Greg

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