Speaking of Radio

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

TWTD Archive – March 1, 1997

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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS

Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, March 1, 1997

SUSPENSE (1-9-47) “The Will to Power” starring Dan Duryea with Howard Duff.  The wife of a wealthy old man and her husband’s male secretary plot to kill the old man and marry each other.

SPEAKING OF RADIO (8-25-77) Morey Amsterdam (who died October 28, 1996 at age 87) talks about his career in a conversation with Chuck Schaden.

MOREY AMSTERDAM SHOW (5-6-43) A special closed-circuit broadcast to CBS affiliates promoting the new Morey Amsterdam Show.  He’s a night club comic hoping a big Hollywood producer will give him a break.

IMAGINATION THEATRE (4-14-96) “A double feature movie for the mind.”  1.  Baumann and the Box” starring TV’s Harry Anderson as a treacherous magician who will do anything to obtain a baffling illusion from a retired European artist. 2.  “The Man who Died Twice.” A reporter finds out why a terminally ill nursing home patient was murdered as he lay dying.

PLEASE STAND BY – A History of Radio (1986) Lesson 22: All In the Game deals with a form of radio entertainment which began in the 1920s and remains high in listener priority today: sportscasts.