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 Wednesday, 6 a.m. Central Time.
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VARIETY OF SHOWS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, January 31, 1998
THE WHISTLER (5-7-45) “Accident According to Plan” features Elliott Lewis. A man, jealous of a co-worker’s promotion, plans to kill him and make it look like an accident. Signal Oil Co., CBS. (30:00)
LIFE WITH LUIGI (3-4-52) J. Carroll Naish stars as Luigi Basco, with Alan Reed as Pasquale who threatens to sell the building that houses Luigi’s antique business unless Luigi marries Rosa. Announcer is Charles Lyons. Wrigley’s Gum, CBS. (29:46)
DRAGNET (6-7-51) Jack Webb stars as Sgt. Joe Friday with Barton Yarborough as Ben Romero. A ten year old boy has been missing from his home for two days. Fatima Cigarettes, NBC. (26:15)
STUDIO ONE (10-21-47) “Singing Guns,” starring Myron McCormick and Gary Merrill in a “hard-fisted, hard-riding, hard-shooting adventure” by Max Brand. A story about a sheriff and an outlaw and their strange friendship. Sustaining, CBS. (31:10; 28:30)
JIMMY DURANTE SHOW 11-28-481 The Schnozzola himself is back after four weeks in the hospital! Guest Victor Moore joins regulars Peggy Lee, Candy Candido, Howard Petrie. Jimmy and Victor want to produce their own motion pictures. Rexall, NBC. (29:30).