Dec 14th to Dec 20th Shows and Highlights

If you haven’t grabbed it yet, the new weekly schedule can be found by clicking to see Full Story & Pictures and then the following link; ShowSchedules

First a bit of “housekeeping”. A number of you have reached out to me over the past couple of weeks with issues accessing On Demand portion on the Sirius XM App. Well in case you were unaware of this method, simply click the words Radio Classics at the top of the app to get to the On Demand Specials.

While our annual 7 Days Of All Christmas Shows begins this year on Monday the 21st, there are a fair amount of holiday programs also mixed into the regular rotation this week.

Our birthday blocks included specials for folk born this week as well as some bumped to this week due to the Christmas Week (Dec 21st – 27th).

We celebrate Humphrey Bogart (Bold Venture,Suspense, Bob Hope Show, Bergen & McCarthy); Irene Dunne (alongside Cary Grant in Lux’s My Favorite Wife, guest on Charlie McCarthy Show); Sydney Greenstreet (Nero Wolfe); Marlene Dietrich (Suspense, Duffy’s Tavern); Richard Widmark (Molle Mystery Theatre, Suspense, Inner Sanctum Mysteries); Cathy Lewis (My Friend Irma, Broadway Is My Beat, Suspense); Jeff Chandler (Michael Shayne, Frontier Town, Our Miss Brooks); Lew Ayres (Dr. Kildare); House Jameson (The Aldrich Family); Lillian Randolph (Birdie on The Great Gildersleeve); writer Morton Fine (Crime Classics, Broadway Is My Beat, Escape, Suspense) and announcer Dick Joy (Sam Spade, Dr. Kildare).

As I said, there is also some Christmas programming including radio versions of “A Miracle On 34th Street”, “A Christmas Carol” and plenty of Christmas comedy from The Jack Benny Program, Father Knows Best, My Favorite Husband, Bing Crosby Show, Burns & Allen and more.

As to the regular programming, here are some of the highlights: the weekly five part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar Marathon; a western themed episode of the 1980 revival series The Mutual Radio Theater known as “Fence Cutting” as well as Lux Radio Theatre’s version of “The Count Of Monte Cristo”


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