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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VARIETY OF SOUNDS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, February 5, 1977
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (4-12-49) Fibber, the pipe-smoker. With Jim and Marion Jordan, Bill Tompson, Gale Gordon, Arthur Q. Brian. (30 min)
GULF SCREEN GUILD THEATRE (1940s) “Parent By Proxy” starring Jack Benny and Paulette Goddard. Jack “wins” a French orphan. (30 min)
THE STORY OF DR. KILDARE (1940s) starring Lew Ayers as Dr. Kildare and Lionel Barry-more as Dr. Gillespie. (25 min)
OUR SPECIAL GUEST is LILLIAN RANDOLPH who starred for many years as Birdie on The Great Gildersleeve series. (Prerecorded, 22 min)
THE GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (1950s) “Birdie Moves to Marjorie’s House” featuring Lillian Randolph as Birdie and starring Willard Waterman as Gildersleeve with Walter Tetley as LeRoy. (30 min)
THE BIG STORY (5-10-48) Cleveland Press reporter William Miller’s story. (30 min).