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

TWTD Archive – August 22, 1970

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Originally broadcast on WNMP
Saturday, August 22, 1970

OUR SPECIAL GUEST is seventeen-year-old listener Sue Stefanski who requested a program on Dick Powell.

MISS PINKERTON, INC (1940s) Dick Powell and Joan Blondell star in the first episode of a comedy-detective series.  Cast includes Gale Gordon and Hanley Stafford.  Mary Vance, a recent law school graduate, inherits a detective agency.

RICHARD DIAMOND, PRIVATE DETECTIVE (11-19-50) “The Jacoby Case” starring Dick Powell with Ed Begley and Virginia Gregg.  The police think  Jacoby, a convicted and deported criminal is back in town and out to get Diamond, “the guy who put Jacoby away.”

CAMPANA SERENADE (1943) Dick Powell stars in a musical variety program.

PLUS — recordings and clips featuring Dick Powell:  By a Waterfall; Flirtation Walk; Honeymoon Hotel; Lullaby of Broadway; Raleigh-Kool Cigarette program.