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TWTD Archive – January 28, 1995

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, January 28, 1995

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (1-23-45)  Fibber decides to build some playground equipment for little Teeney.

LUX RADIO THEATRE (9-22-47) “Two Years Before the Mast” starring Alan Ladd and Howard DaSilva in the story of a ruthless sea captain bent on breaking a record.  Cast also includes Macdonald Carey and Wanda Hendrix.  Program introduced by TWTD film historian Bob Kolososki.

PHILO VANCE (1940s) Jackson Beck as detective Vance who is called upon to investigate the murder of an astronomer.

WORLD NEWS TODAY (1-28-45) WW II reports on the eve of the Big Three conference at Yalta. “The Americans began an attack towards the Siegfried Line at four this morning in a heavy snow storm. American and British Navy bombers struck two great blows today at Germany’s war industry.”

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (1-30-45) In a WW II show dedicated to the U.S. Merchant Marines, Fibber and Molly meet a young Merchant Marine who needs a place to stay for the night.