Speaking of Radio

Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden

Coming Soon: October 28 – November 3, 2017


Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, October 30th, 1976

ARCH OBOLER’S PLAYS (7-29-39) “The Voice Within Me” by Arch Oboler.

THE DEVIL AND MR. 0 (1940s) “The House Is Haunted” by Arch Oboler.

ARCH OBOLER’S PLAYS (5-10-45) “Holiday 194X” by Arch Oboler.

LIGHTS OUT (1940s) “Money, Money, Money”.

OUR SPECIAL GUEST will be ARCH OBOLER, the foremost writer for radio who discusses his career and reminisces about radio’s golden age. EXTRA! Throughout the after-noon, we’ll present sounds from Arch Oboler’s Capitol recording, “Drop Dead” — an exercise in horror, presenting the fabulous story “The Dark” (the one where bodies are turned inside out!) and “The Chicken Heart.”

Coming Soon: November 4 – November 10, 2017


Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, November 6th, 1976

DUFFY’S TAVERN (1940s) Ed Gardner stars as Archie, the Manager, who tries to go on the radio with Pierre, the Singing Dog!

SUSPENSE (2-14-46) “Lucky Lady” starring Fay Bainter. A cat is blamed for murder.

THE STORY OF DR. KILDARE (1940s) Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore star. Edward Carlton is bitten by a neighbor’s dog.

ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (2-22-48) “The Wooden Claw” is the title of the case about a series of murders by a mys­terious “cat killer.”

ETHEL AND ALBERT (7-14-47) Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce. Teddy the dog vs. Mrs. Friderbach. (15 min)

ARCH OBOLER PRESENTS — “Cat Wife.” A man’s wife becomes…..!

RED SKELTON SHOW (1940s) Skelton’s Scrapbook of Satire offers Willie Lump-Lump’s Lost Dog and Junior, the Mean Widdle Kid, the Mean Widdle Dog Fancier.

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