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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DRAMA ON RADIO
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, July 10, 1971
OUR SPECIAL GUEST is actor PAT O’BRIEN who talks about his film career in a conversation recorded June 22, 1971. This lengthy interview, conducted at the Drury Lane Theatre in Evergreen Park, Illinois, will be presented throughout the afternoon.
HALLMARK PLAYHOUSE (9-16-48) “Goodbye Mr. Chips” starring Ronald Colman in James Hilton’s classic story about the life of an English schoolmaster.
GUEST STAR (1950) “No Redheads Wanted” starring Pat O’Brien in a most familiar role – that of a priest.
SCREEN GUILD THEATRE (2-16-41) “Brother Orchid” starring Pat O’Brien, Donald Crisp, Carol Landis and Roger Pryor. A racketeer joins a monastery.
BROWNSTONE THEATRE (5-16-45) “Prisoner of Zenda” starring Jackson Beck and Gertrude Warner. A look-alike for the King of Ruitania becomes involved in a plot of murder and falls in love with the King’s betrothed.