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 WNMP
Saturday, August 15, 1970
THE UNEXPECTED (1940s) “Handle with Care” starring Barry Sullivan. A man kills his wife, places her body in a trunk and ships the trunk to his summer cabin.
MYSTERIOUS TRAVELER (11-6-51) “Behind the Locked Door.” On an expedition to Arizona, two explorers investigate a landslide of rocks and find the mouth of a cave where they find a wagon train and many skeletons.
ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (1-10-43) “Adventure of the Missing Submarine Plans” starring Basil Rathbone as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson. Some very important government papers are stolen and murder is committed.
I LOVE A MYSTERY (1949) A pair of isolated episodes of “The Thing That Cries in the Night” by Carlton E. Morse starring Russell Thorson, Jim Boles and Tony Randall with Mercedes McCambridge.
PLUS – clips featuring Boris Karloff and his “Tales of the Frightened” recordings.