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

TWTD Archive – January 30, 1971

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Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, January 30, 1971

CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT (9-30-40) First show in the long-running series for Ovaltine. Ed Prentiss stars as Captain Midnight in this origin story episode.

AUNT JENNY’S REAL LIFE STORIES (1940s) Aunt Jenny tells a story and offers recipes for Spry shortening. Singer Lanny Ross plays a role in this episode. During the story he sings a song and stands by while Aunt Jenny tells listeners how to broil fish the Spry way.

STELLA DALLAS (1940s) Isolated episode in the long-running true-to-life story of mother love and sacrifice. Anne Elstner stars as Stella.

SGT. PRESTON OF THE YUKON (1950s) Paul Sutton stars as Preston who investigates a “gold claim” scheme.

JACK ARMSTRONG, THE ALL-AMERICAN BOY (4-30-42) An isolated episode in the “Land of the Sky” sequence.

PLUS – Chicago radio performers comment on their careers while speaking at a meeting of the Women’s Advertising Club of Chicago honoring Radio’s Golden Anniversary, recorded in January, 1971. Heard throughout this TWTD broadcast are PAUL BARNES, HARRY ELDERS, ELMIRA ROESSLER, RITA BOYD and ELOISE KUMMER.