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The 8th annual Radio Spirits sponsored cruise is booking cabins. We sail north from Galveston Texas on June 28th, 2020 with stops in Jamaica, Cozumel and The Cayman Islands. While at sea we talk classic radio and perform radio plays live on stage, sound effects and all. To learn more and find out how to join me call 800-269-2127 or pay a visit to the following: http://www.cruisingwithgregbell.com.
On to the weekly highlights:
We have a couple two-hour specials to mark Veteran’s Day. One is the two-hour August 1945 Command Performance hosted by Bing Crosby and marking the end of WWII. The other features two tremendous war stories as produced for the Cavalcade Of America plus Words At War’s They Call It Pacific as well as Norman Corwin’s End Of The War Special, Fourteen August hosted by Orson Welles.
We celebrate the birthdays of Dick Powell (Richard Diamond, Rogue’s Gallery); Veronica Lake (Lux’s So Proudly We Hail); Pat O’Brien (Academy Award Theatre, Cavalcade Of America); Roland Young (Topper, Suspense); Richard Ney (Suspense’s “The Man Who Liked Dickens); cartoon voice legend Daws Butler (The Stan Freberg Show, CBS Radio Workshop); George Petrie (Philo Vance Detective, Suspense) and Jim Jordan (Fibber McGee & Molly).
We also mark the birthday of the following writers and directors: Kurt Vonnegut (Dimension X); Robert Louis Stevenson (Murder At Midnight, The Weird Circle); Sherwood Schwartz (Bob Hope Show, Alan Young Show – creator of Gilligan’s Island and The Brady Bunch) and director Helen Mack (Adventures of The Saint, Richard Diamond Private Detective).
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