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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THE GOOD OLD DAYS
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, January 23, 1971
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (5-17-42) Harold Peary stars as Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve. An old college chum is coming to dinner with his wife, the Countess, but Gildy is in the midst of redecorating his house and the place is a mess.
LIFE WITH LUIGI (9-2-52) J. Carroll Naish as Luigi with Alan Reed as Pasquale and Hans Conried as Schultz. Luigi’s night school Americanization class decides to have a picnic at the beach.
OUR SPECIAL GUEST is actor HANS CONRIED who talks about his extensive career on radio. Recorded 1-19-71 at Pheasant Run Playhouse in St. Charles, Illinois.
TRUE DETECTIVE MYSTERIES (1-6-58) “The actual report of an actual crime.” A young couple picks up a hitch-hiker who turns out to be an escaped convict.
PLUS — clips from Vic and Sade; My Friend Irma; Adventures of Maisie; and Suspense.