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WE REMEMBER RED SKELTON
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, March 14, 1998
SCREEN GUILD PLAYERS (1-20-49) “Fuller Brush Man” starring Red Skelton and Janet Blair. Red is involved in murder while trying to succeed as a door-to-door salesman.
1994 RADIO HALL OF FAME (11-6-94) Excerpt. Rich Little inducts Red Skelton into the Radio Hall of Fame.
RED SKELTON SHOW (2-11-51) The Skelton Scrapbook of Satire offers “The Big Scare” with Red as Willy Lump-Lump, Clem Kadiddlehopper, San Fernando Red and Junior, the mean widdle kid.
RED SKELTON AFTERSHOW (2-19-50) After a regular Skelton broadcast, Red presents this “aftershow” for the studio audience. He does his famous “Guzzler’s Gin” routine.
SUSPENSE (11-3-49) “The Search for Isabel” starring Red Skelton with Cathy Lewis. A bank clerk gets mysterious phone calls asking for Isabel LaRue.
HONOR AMERICA DAY (7-4-70) Excerpt. Red Skelton offers his special version of the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.
SCREEN GUILD PLAYERS (4-12-42) “Tight Shoes” starring Red Skelton, Lucille Ball and George Tobias in the Damon Runyon story about a big-shot gambler who has big feet.