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Those Were The Days Encore 2

We invite you to listen to a complete 4-hour program from the 39-year run of Those Were The Days (1970—2009) hosted by Radio Hall of Famer Chuck Schaden. The encore programs that run on this page are exactly as first broadcast over the air. They contain vintage radio shows, special guests and commercials and messages as originally presented on WLTD, Evanston (May 2, 1970 thru July 31, 1975); on WNIB, Chicago (September 6, 1975 thru February 10, 2001) and on WDCB, DuPage County (February 3, 2001 thru June 27, 2009). Encores are selected by us and are available on demand 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Program selections are added every week on Saturday, 7a.m. Central Time.

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, January 15, 1977

I LOVE A MYSTERY (5-25-42) An isolated episode of “The Island of the Skulls” written by Carlton E. Morse and starring Michael Raffetto as Jack Packard, Barton Yarborugh as Doc Long and Gloria Blondell as Gerry Booker, all of the A-1 Detective Agency. (30 min)

I LOVE A MYSTERY (1950) “The Richards Curse” starring Russell Thorson as Jack, Jim Boles as Doc and Tony Randall as Reggie York. We’ll have the first seven chapters of the adven­ture on this day and conclude it next week. (75 min)

OUT SPECIAL GUEST will be CARLTON E. MORSE who created, wrote and produced “I LOVE A MYSTERY” and “ONE MAN’S FAMILY”. (30 min).

Updated:  1/13/17  7:25 am C.S.T.

Part 2
– 1/22/1977