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The 8th annual Radio Spirits sponsored cruise is still booking cabins, but the deadline is soon. We sail 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 join me call 800-269-2127 or pay a visit to the following: http://www.cruisingwithgregbell.com.
On to the weekly highlights:
For the fifth straight year, we offer up a Mardi Gras Special. It’s a two-hour block featuring four performers who served as King Bacchus for the annual Krewe Of Bacchus Parade. It begins The Danny Kaye Show (King Bacchus I) Then Phil Harris & Alice Faye Show (Phil was Bacchus IV). After that we have a couple dramatic episodes; Suspense with Bob Hope (King Bacchus V) and Fort Laramie with Raymond Burr (King Bacchus II).
A busy birthday week headlined by a Leap Day birthday. Singer and actress Dinah Shore was born February 29th, 1916, and she’ll be featured hosting The Dinah Show Show, then as a guest on The Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis Show as well as starring alongside Lamont Johnson in the Suspense production “Frankie & Johnny”.
We also have birthday tributes for Elizabeth Taylor (Lux’s version of “National Velvet”) as well as celebrating other motion picture stars including: Betty Hutton, Madeleine Carroll, Joan Bennett, Franchot Tone and Reginald Gardiner.
Some additional birthday blocks: Jim Backus (Alan Young Show and guest shots on Jeff Regan Investigator and Richard Diamond Private Detective); Louise Erickson (A Date With Judy, The Life Of Riley, The Great Gildersleeve); Dane Clark (Suspense, Crime and Peter Chambers); Mason Adams (Inner Sanctum Mysteries, CBS Radio Workshop, X-Minus One; science fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon (X-Minus One), Olan Soule (Grand Marquee); musical composter Fred Steiner (This Is Your FBI) and famed playwright, screenwriter and author Ben Hecht.
We also marks series debut anniversaries of Duffy’s Tavern (79th) and Broadway Is My Beat (71st).
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