A busy week for series debut anniversaries as we celebrate Ellery Queen’s 80th (two episodes, one starring Sydney Smith and the other with Lawrence Dobkin); Boston Blackie’s 75th (with Chester Morris as well as Richard Kollmar); and Philip Marlowe’s 72nd (Three episodes starring Van Heflin, then William Conrad and finally Gerald Mohr).
First of all, hope you were able to enjoy some or all of the 75th Anniversary D-Day coverage. The 12 hours of news actualities from June 6th, 1944 will remain available On Demand for a few more days. If you are currently not using the On Demand option learn how …
This week we mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day (The Allied Invasion of Normandy during WWII). On Thursday June 6th, 2019 on the channel you’ll hear breaking news clips from 75 years ago, sprinkled throughout the regular programming. And for a folks seeking a much more immersive experience, RadioClassics On Demand is offering up hours of news reports from June 6th, 1944.
This week kicks off with some annual Memorial Day specials including the following:
Norman Corwin’s On A Note of Triumph V-E Day Celebration which once again includes my past visits with both Corwin and radio actor and WWII vet, Cliff Carpenter as well as war themed episodes of America At War; Suspense, The CBS Radio Workshop, plus Lux Radio Theater’s adaptation of the following WWII era motion picture “Salute To The Marines”.
It’s quite the famous folk’s birthday week as we celebrate movie star leading men, radio and television legends, singer/actors, famous detective novel authors and more.