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TWTD Archive – March 6, 1971

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Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, March 6, 1971

Tuning in to the Tuesday shows:

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (5-27-41) Jim and Marian Jordan star as the McGees with Hal Peary as Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve. McGee and Gildy argue and Fibber cuts a record to make up.

BOB HOPE SHOW (9-19-44) From Camp Borden in Canada, Bob presents Jerry Colonna, Frances Langford, Skinnay Ennis and the orchestra and guest Quentin Reynolds, war correspondent and author.

SUSPENSE (11-16-50) “On a Country Road” starring Cary Grant and Cathy Lewis. On a rainy night, on a lonely road, a couple hear a radio report about an insane woman, armed with a meat cleaver, who has escaped from a nearby asylum. Then they run out of gas. A Suspense classic.

GREEN HORNET (10-31-39) Brit Reid, young publisher of the Daily Sentinel, sets out to smash a parking lot “protection” racket. The Green Hornet arranges a midnight meeting.

PLUS – clip featuring Red Skelton as Junior, the mean little kid.