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TWTD Archive – July 23rd, 1994

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, July 23, 1994

DINAH SHORE’S OPEN HOUSE (1-24-46) Dinah welcomes guest Frank Sinatra for a sketch about what it will be like to be a married couple 50 years later, in 1996!

CHAMBER MUCIC SOCIETY OF LOWER BASIN STREET (7-14-40) Milton Cross with a program of musical satire, blues and jazz, based around the “three B’s” – barrelhouse, boogie-woogie and the blues. Featured performers include “diva” Dinah Shore, a singer “who lights a fire by rubbing two notes together.”  Guest is Jelly Roll Morton.

SUSPENSE (5-5-52) “Frankie and Johnny” starring Dinah Shore with Lamont Johnson in the re-creation in song and story of an American legend.

TIME TO SMILE (5-27-42) Eddie Cantor stars with regulars Harry Von Zell, Bert Gordon and Dinah Shore.  Gracie Allen joins this WW II remote broadcast before 1,500  Marines at Camp Elliott, San Diego, California.

DINAH SHORE SHOW (10-15-54) Dinah and the Skylarks with Frank deVol and the orchestra.

OUR SPECIAL GUEST is film historian BOB KOLOSOSKI who will be on hand to talk about the movie career of Dinah Shore, who died February 24, 1994 at age 76.


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