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TWTD Archive – March 16, 1996

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, March 16, 1996

HALLMARK PLAYHOUSE (10-28-48) “O’Halloran’s Luck” starring Edmund O’Brien. Tim O’Halloran comes to Boston to marry Kitty Malone, but her parents have other ideas.

PHILCO RADIO TIME (3-17-48) On St. Patrick’s Day, Bing Crosby welcomes guest Margaret O’Brien, who joins Bing in a “Cinderella” sketch.

SCREEN GUILD PLAYERS (2-14-44) “Gentleman Jim” starring Erroll Flynn, Alexis Smith and Ward Bond in the story about prize fighter Gentleman Jim Corbett and his bout with John L. Sullivan.

DUFFY’S TAVERN (1944) Ed Gardner as Archie, the manager of the tavern, who wants to put on a radio program with Hope and Crosby as guests. He seeks help from Bob Crosby and Dolores Hope.

HIS HONOR, THE BARBER (11-27-45) Actor Barry Fitzgerald stars as Judy Bernard Fitz, who had been a barber before his election to the bench in the District Court of Vincent County.

SCREEN GUILD PLAYERS (3-3-47) “Kitty Foyle” starring Olivia deHavilland, Henry Fonda and William Lundigan in the story of a white collar girl who must decide between two suitors.