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TWTD Archive – March 5th, 2005

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MAYBERRY FOLKS ON RADIO – PART 1

Originally broadcast WDCB
Saturday, March 5th, 2005 

GUNSMOKE (9-12-53) “Prairie Happy” Starring William Conrad, Parley Baer, Howard McNear, Georgia Ellis, with John Dehner and Lawrence Dobkin. The Pawnees are going to attack Dodge City. Sustaining, CBS. (28 min).

ADVENTURES OF OZZIE AND HARRIET (11-7-48) Ozzie is convinced that his “set pattern” of living should be broken. The Nelsons appear with John Brown, Jack Kirkwood, Tommy Bernard, Henry Blair, Janet Waldo, Lurene Tuttle. Announcer is Vern Smith. International Silver Co., NBC. (29 min).

ADVENTURES OF ELLERY QUEEN (3-27-43) “Adventure of the Circus Train” starring Hugh Marlowe as Ellery, with Marion Shockley as Nikki. A circus fortune-teller attempts to identify the murderer on a moving train. Bromo Seltzer, NBC. (28 min).

SUSPENSE (1-18-54) “The Face is Familiar” starring Jack Benny as a man whose face is so common that no one can remember what he looks like. Some bank robbers take advantage of that fact. Cast includes Sheldon Leonard, Hy Averback, Herb Butterfield, Joseph Kearns. AutoLite, CBS. (29 min).

BROADWAY IS MY BEAT (1945) “The Val Dane Murder” starring Larry Thor as Detective Danny Clover, who investigates the unusual death of a novelist. Sustaining, NBC. (27 min).