Oct 21st to Oct 27th Shows and Highlights

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The 8th Annual Radio Spirits Sponsored Sea Cruise departs from Galveston, TX on June 28th, 2020 for a seven day Western Caribbean excursion with stops in Jamaica, The Cayman Islands and Cozumel. Learn more at http://www.cruisingwithgregbell.com/ or by calling Larry at 800-269-2127. Wanna listen and see some of the fun of past cruises visit this link Greg Bell Radio Spirits Cruise Fun.

On To The Highlights:

A heads up, this year’s all Halloween themed episodes begins on Monday, October 28th. Although you’ll notice some horror programs sprinkled throughout this week as well.

Okay on to the primary highlights:

We celebrate Major League Baseball’s World Series with radio appearances from some Hall Of Fame players including Joe DiMaggio (on The Eddie Cantor Show), Dizzy Dean & Jackie Robinson (on The Bob Hope Show) and Hank Greenberg (on Bing Crosby’s Philco Radio Time). Plus we have William Bendix as Babe Ruth and World Series themed episodes from both The Jack Benny Program and The Adventures Of Ellery Queen.

We a birthday block for Oscar winner Joan Fontaine 1917-2013 (Academy Award Theatre, Suspense, Screen Director’s Playhouse) plus offer up early birthday tributes (bumped due to Halloween Week) for Joan Banks (The Whistler, My Friend Irma); Burt Lancaster (Suspense, Screen Director’s Playhouse); Elsa Lanchester (Lux Radio Theatre, Columbia Workshop); and Fanny Brice (Baby Snooks).

We mark the 87th anniversary of Fred Allen’s radio debut and also mark the series debuts of Rocky Jordan (71st) and Pursuit (70th).