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

TWTD Archive – July 2nd, 1994

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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS

Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, July 2, 1994

FLYWHEEL, SHYSTER AND FLYWHEEL (1992) Program number 9 in the series of re-enactments of the 1932 Marx Brothers radio show.

WORDS AT WAR (7-4-44) “War Criminals and Punishment” starring Ned Weaver in this WW II series. “What are we to do with Adolph Hitler?”

YOUR HIT PARADE (7-10-48) Frank Sinatra stars with Beryl Davis, Ken Lane and the Hit Paraders as they present the top songs of the week.

WE WILL NEVER DIE (7-4-44) A special WW II broadcast from the Hollywood Bowl, “the scene of one of the nation’s most spectacular pageants. This mammoth memorial is dedicated to the two million civilian Jewish dead of Europe.”  Written by Ben Hecht, the pageant and broadcast are a “living testimonial of the suffering of the Jews and their hopes and achievements.”  Cast includes Edward G. Robinson, Edward Arnold, Joan Leslie, John Garfield, Akim Tamaroff, Sam Levine, Paul Henried, J. Edward Bromberg. A dramatic, moving presentation.

NOTE: KEN ALEXANDER substitutes for Chuck Schaden on this broadcast.