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TWTD Archive – July 11th, 1992

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, July 11, 1992 

SUSPENSE (12-5-46) “The House in Cypress Canyon” starring Robert Taylor, Howard Duff, Hans Conried, Cathy Lewis. 


We remember W.C. Fields and Mae West this afternoon with a special segment devoted to those two guest stars. Our SPECIAL GUEST will be Nostalgia Digest columnist and film historian BOB KOLOSOSKI who joins us for a look at two show business careers. You’ll hear many broadcast clips featuring W. C. Fields and we’ll have a complete broadcast featuring Mae West in her most historic radio appearance:

CHASE AND SANBORN PROGRAM (12-12-37) Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, Don Ameche, Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Lamour and guest Mae West. Miss West appears with Ameche in Arch Oboler’s “Adam and Eve” sketch which caused an uproar when this show was originally broadcast. 


ONE MAN’S FAMILY (10-23-50) Book 79, Chapter 11. “Pinky’s status at Stanford gets shaky.” 

ONE MAN’S FAMILY (10-24-50) Book 79, Chapter 12. “Pinky’s troubles begin.”