Speaking of Radio

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

Coming Soon: March 29 – April 4, 2017


Originally broadcast on WNIB
‘Saturday, March 29, 1997

BING CROSBY SHOW (12-26-51) Dorothy Lamour and Bob Hope join Bing for some music and fun as they present “The Road to Las Vegas.”

LUX RADIO THEATRE (2-17-41) “Johnny Apollo” starring Dorothy Lamour, Edward Arnold and Burgess Meredith.  A young man discovers that his father is a criminal.

DOROTHY LAMOUR SHOW (1949) Dottie awaits the arrival of her guest Kirk Douglas, star of the film “Champion.” She wants his advice for the film she is about to make called “Kiss the Blood Off My Gloves.”

A DATE WITH JUDY (3-20-45) Louise Erickson is Judy and Bob Hastings is Oogie Pringle, who has written a song for special guest Dorothy Lamour, but Judy is not happy about it.

OUR SPECIAL GUEST will be Nostalgia Digest columnist and movie historian BOB KOLOSOSKI, who will talk about the film career of Dorothy Lamour who died September 22, 1996 at age 81.

Coming Soon: April 5 – April 11, 2017


Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, April 5, 1997

DRAGNET (10-11-51) Jack Webb stars as Sgt. Joe Friday.  A wave of shoplifting hits the city.

JIMMY DURANTE SHOW (10-29-47) The Schnozz with guest Lucille Ball.  Lucy and Jimmy in a murder mystery sketch.

IMAGINATION THEATRE (4-28-96) 1. “The Gatekeeper.” What is the secret beneath the rubble of an old San Francisco movie house demolished in an earthquake?  2. “The Perfect Man.” The party’s search for a perfect political candidate is over, but there’s only one trouble with the squeaky-clean candidate.

SCREEN DIRECTORS’ PLAYHOUSE (11-11-49) “Body and Soul” starring John Garfield.

PLEASE STAND BY – A History of Radio (1986) Lesson 25: And now… the News concerns the genesis of newscasting on radio, its growing pains and its emergence as a viable and important phase of communications.

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