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TWTD Archive – March 26th, 2005

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MAYBERRY FOLKS ON RADIO – PART 4

Originally broadcast WDCB
Saturday, March 26th, 2005 

DRAGNET (1-31-52) “The Big Almost No-Show” stars Jack Webb as Joe Friday with Barney Phillips as Ed Jacobs. A woman reports the disappearance of her 30-year-old brother. Fatima Cigarettes, NBC. (28 min).

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (5-18-43) Jim and Marian Jordan star as the McGees of Wistful Vista. When Fibber borrows Mrs. Uppington’s car, it is stolen. Cast includes Isabel Randolph, Bill Thompson, Arthur Q. Bryan, Harlow Wilcox. Johnson’s Wax, NBC. (30 min).

GRAND CENTRAL STATION (7-1-41) “We Want to get Married” starring Frances Chaney, Paul Stewart, Tom Tully, Karl Swenson and Bennet Kilpack. A newlywed couple get their marriage off to a bad start when the husband loses his job. Rinso, NBC. (29 min).

MEET CORLISS ARCHER (4-6-47) Janet Waldo is Corliss, Sam Edwards is Dexter Franklin, Fred Shields and Irene Tedrow are Mr. and Mrs. Archer. Corliss is excited about a department store beauty contest. Del Sharbutt announces. Campbell Soups, CBS. (29 min).

GUNSMOKE (1-25-59) “The Boots” stars William Conrad, Parley Baer, Howard McNear, Georgia Ellis with Lawrence Dobkin, Vic Perrin, Richard Beals. A 45-year-old drunk and a 14-year-old orphan make a strange couple. Various sponsors, CBS. (28 min).