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Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden

TWTD Archive – January 29th, 1994

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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS

Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, January 29, 1994

MURDER AT MIDNIGHT (1946)  “The Dead Come Back” starring Joseph Julian. The police allow a murderer to escape and return to the scene of his crime to prove that he is not really insane.

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1-30-44) When Jack finds out that the director wants to remove a love scene with Alexis Smith from his upcoming picture “The Horn Blows at Midnight,” he goes to the Warner Bros. studios to find out why.

INNER SANCTUM (1-12-48) “Tempo in Blood” with Mason Adams and Everett Sloane.  A piano player commits the perfect crime and doesn’t know it.

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (2-1-44) McGee goes downtown to buy a WW II war bond but instead comes back with a diamond ring.

WORLD NEWS TODAY (1-30-44) News of WW II: “The Allies have expanded their bridgehead south of Rome today, but the Germans are putting up a stiff fight to hold their lines along the main Fifth Army front… In the Pacific War Zone, American carrier-based planes have made the heaviest attacks so far on the Marshall Islands.”

KRAFT MUSIC HALL (2-2-44) Young Donald O’Connor joins Bing Crosby and the gang. Bing and 18-year old Donald sing “Small Fry” from their 1938 film “Sing You Sinners.”