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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MOVIES ARE BETTER THAN EVER – ON RADIO
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, June 12, 1971
LEO IS ON THE AIR (1938) “Love Finds Andy Hardy.” A radio preview of the MGM film about Andy getting involved with a bevy of young beauties.
OUR SPECIAL GUEST is motion picture actress IRENE DUNNE in a telephone conversation recorded April 28, 1971.
ACADEMY AWARD (9-18-46) “White Cliffs of Dover” starring Irene Dunne with Sir Aubrey Smith and Jeff Chandler. An American woman marries a British soldier in this World War I romance.
FRED ALLEN SHOW (5-11-47) Excerpt. Fred and guest Bing Crosby spoof the movies with their version of the “Hollywood Mikado.”
OUR SPECIAL GUEST is film actress and former child star MARGARET O’BRIEN in a conversation recorded April 4, 1971.
ACADEMY AWARD (12-18-46) “Lost Angel” starring Margaret O’Brien with Jeff Chandler. Story of a child, trained as a genius, who learns life’s simple pleasures.