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

TWTD Archive – April 6, 1996

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, April 6, 1996

PHIL HARRIS-ALICE FAYE SHOW (4-2-50) Phil tells his daughters the story of the Easter Bunny.

OUR MISS BROOKS (1952) Eve Arden stars as the Madison High School English teacher who has decided to work through the Easter Week vacation to earn money to buy a new dress for the holiday.

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (4-16-54) Fibber plans to color twelve dozen Easter eggs while Molly goes to see a Wistful Vista production of “South Pacific.”

LIFE WITH LUIGI (4-8-52) J. Carroll Naish stars as Luigi Basco who has invited his night school class to Easter dinner.

PRIVATE LIVES OF ETHEL AND ALBERT (1940s) Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce star.  Grandma sends daughter Susie a bunny for Easter.

GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (4-9-52) Willard Waterman stars. The family tries to persuade Gildy  to get up at 4 a.m. to attend the Easter Sunrise Service. Birdie (Lillian Randolph) sings “Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?”

NOTE:  Ken Alexander subs for Chuck Schaden on this program.