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On to the weekly highlights:
It’s Oscar Winners Week as we get psyched for the 92nd Academy Award Ceremony, Sunday Evening, February 9th. Beginning Monday The 3rd, each evening at 8pm ET (7 CT, 6 MT, 5 PT) we’ll present a radio adaptation of a Best Picture Oscar Winner. You’ll hear radio versions of It Happened One Night, All About Eve, Rebecca, Going My Way, Around The World In 80 Days and even Casablanca (well actually Jack Benny’s parody of it).
Some series debut anniversaries this week as we celebrate the quality Frank Lovejoy series Night Beat’s 70th with a First and Finale special. Plus we have a double special celebrating 70th anniversary of the debut of Dangerous Assignment and also mark the birthday of lead actor, Brian Donlevy.
Additional Birthday tributes for the following folks:
Motion picture actress and director Ida Lupino (she stars in two from Suspense plus visits Duffy’s Tavern); Ronald Reagan (Lux Radio Theatre); Lana Turner (Suspense, Bergen & McCarthy); Bill Johnstone (The Line-Up, The Whistler, Pursuit); John Lund (Johnny Dollar, Suspense); Ronald Colman (Lux Radio Theatre, Suspense, The Halls Of Ivy); Nigel Bruce (Dr. Watson on Sherlock Holmes) and Janet Waldo (cartoon voice legend featured on The Great Gildersleeve).
Also birthday tributes for Chester Lauck (Lum & Abner); child actress Gigi Perreau (The Family Theatre); Eddie Bracken (Family Theatre, Suspense); author Charles Dickens (Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Signalman, The Weird Circle); Bennett Kilpack (Mr. Keen Tracer Of Lost Persons); Jules Verne and Charles Ruggles (Suspense, Bergen & McCarthy).
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