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TWTD Archive – January 11th, 1992

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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS 

Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, January 11, 1992 

INNER SANCTUM (8-22-49) “Mind Over Murder” starring Everett Sloane and Elspeth Eric. 

SCREEN GUILD THEATRE (12-7-41) “Between Americans” by Norman Corwin and starring Orson Welles. A “dramatic picture of this, our America. A cross-section of the U.S.A.” Coincidentally scheduled for Sunday, December 7, the program took on special WW II significance because of the attack on Pearl Harbor earlier in the day. 

GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (1-11-42) Gildy and nephew Leroy take a 300 mile trip to Fairview. 

NEWS OF THE WORLD (1-6-42) CBS correspondents report WW II news by international short wave radio. Heard are Eric Sevareid, Charles Colingwood, Winston Burdett and others. 

SCREEN GUILD THEATRE (1-8-42) “Sergeant York” starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan and Joan Leslie in the timely story in light of the U. S. entry into WW II. A pacifist, drafted during the first World War, realizes the purpose of fighting and becomes a hero. 

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (1-13-42) Fibber thinks he has committed a “sleepwalker’s crime” and the fingers point to him. First of two consecutive and related programs. 

PLUS– Necrology of 1991, recalling the loss of favorite performers during the past year.