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CHRISTMAS CARDS BY
Originally broadcast on WDCB
Saturday, December 14, 1991
RED SKELTON (12-25-45) Clem Kadiddlehopper is a Christmas tree salesman. Junior the Mean Little Kid visits Santa at the department store.
COLUMBIA WORKSHOP (12-21-46) “The Day They Gave Babies Away,” a heart-warming drama for Christmastime.
FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (12-16-41) Fibber brings home a Christmas tree he cut down himself. Sponsor Johnson’s Wax gives up two of its three commercials for war-related announcements in this program with a heavy WW II flavor.
AN OLD-TIME RADIO CHRISTMAS CAROL (12-22-90) Ken Alexander stars as all the characters in a special Those Were The Days production. It’s a gentle fable for the holiday season about a man who believes in Christmas, but not in old-time radio! Three spirits try to convince him otherwise.
BOSTON BLACKIE (1940s) Blackie tries to solve a Christmas Eve robbery.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (12-14-41) Jack and Mary Livingstone go Christmas shopping in this very early WW II broadcast. Latest news developments precede the program.