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 Wednesday, 6 a.m. Central Time.
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VARIETY OF SHOWS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, January 10, 1998
ADVENTURES BY MORSE (1944) “The Girl on Shipwreck Island” is a three-part Carlton E. Morse adventure starring David Ellis as Captain Friday. Part 1: Flying out of Saigon, Capt. Friday’s plane develops engine trouble and is forced to make an emergency landing on an island in the South Pacific. Syndicated. (24:40)
HALLS OF IVY (5-21-52) Ronald and Bonita Colman star as Dr. and Mrs. William Todhunter Hall of Ivy College. The school’s mummy is missing. Voice of America rebroadcast. (26:02)
ADVENTURES BY MORSE (1944) “The Girl on Shipwreck Island.” Part 2: “The Pirate is a Fighting Man.” Syndicated. (25:10)
JIMMY DURANTE SHOW (1-7-48) Bob Hope subs for Jimmy, still recuperating from surgery. “The Road to Pismo Beach” features Hope with Candy Candido in the Dorothy Lamour part and Victor Moore in the Crosby role. Also: Peggy Lee, Veola Vonn. Rexall, NBC. (28:30)
ADVENTURES BY MORSE (1944) “The Girl on Shipwreck Island” Part 3: “There is More About Gracie than Meets the Eye.” Conclusion of the three-part series. Syndicated. (25:20)
ONE NIGHT STAND #3544 (1953) Phil Spitalny and his All-Girl Orchestra in a remote broadcast from the Blue Room of the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, featuring Evelyn and her Magic Violin. Selections include “South America, Take It Away,” “Blue Room,” “Ballerina,” and “Blue Tango.” AFRS. (30:19).