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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Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, March 13, 1971
Tuning in to the Wednesday shows:
DUFFY’S TAVERN (4-26-46) Ed Gardner as Archie with guest Esther Williams. He’s planning a fashion show for the Tavern and wants Esther to model a swim suit. But she’s tired of wearing bathing suits!
MR. AND MRS. NORTH (1943) “The Missing Sparkler” stars Alice Frost and Joseph Curtin as Pam and Jerry North. A pair of jewel thieves are on a train with the Norths.
ACADEMY AWARD (10-2-46) “My Man Godfrey” starring William Powell in a Depression-era story of a homeless man who becomes a butler.
GANGBUSTERS (1940s) “Case of Frank Luston” “Watch for a husky man of 25, scars on face and forehead and reportedly has home permanent wave to disguise appearance.”
PLUS – Chuck’s in-studio guest is David Denwood who reports on the auction of Twentieth Century-Fox props which he attended in Hollywood a few weeks earlier.