RADIO TO PLAN YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST BY
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, December 6, 1997
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (12-8-46) Jack is doing his Christmas shopping in a Beverly Hills department store and can’t make up his mind about the purchase of shoelaces – metal tips or plastic tips. This is the first program of Jack Benny’s legendary “Christmas Shopping” shows.
IMAGINATION THEATRE (12-22-96) 1. Maybe there is a Santa Claus” features detective Harry Niles searching for a lost war veteran during the Christmas season. 2. Macumber’s Miracle Tonic is a legend told b y an old department store Santa about a pioneer Christmas.
COUPLE NEXT DOOR (12-24-58) Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce. Assembling Betsy’s doll house on Christmas Eve.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (12-21-54) “Miracle on 34th Street” starring Edmund Gwenn as Kris Kringle. Macy’s Department Store Santa Claus is on trial to prove that he is the real Santa.
CAVALCADE OF AMERICA (12-16-52) “Barbed Wire Christmas” starring Edmund O’Brien. A true Christmas story about 4,000 American prisoners of war in a German concentration camp in December, 1944. The POWs plan to attend a Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve even though it has been forbidden by the Gestapo.
Updated: 12/5/17 10:37 pm C.S.T.
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