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Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden

TWTD Archive – March 8, 1997

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, March 8, 1997

LUX RADIO THEATRE (3-20-39) Excerpts from “It Happened One Night” starring Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable in two memorable scenes: “The Walls of Jericho” scene in the tourist cabin and the new classic “hitrch-hiking” scene on the road.

SCREEN DIRECTORS’ PLAYHOUSE (1-13-50) “Tomorrow is Forever” starring Claudette Colbert. A soldier, listed as dead in World War I, returns to find his wife remarried.

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (2-6-49) Don Wilson still hasn’t signed his contract yet and Jack has him locked in the den.  Mary tells Phil and Dennis how Jack tried to appear on the “Ford Theatre” program with Claudette Colbert by replacing Vincent Price.  Guests are Miss Colbert and Mr. Price along with Fletcher Markle, producer of the “Ford Theatre.” Last of three related Benny programs.

LUX RADIO THEATRE (5-20-40) “Midnight” starring Claudette Colbert and Don Ameche in the comedy about mistaken identity in Paris.

OUR SPECIAL GUEST is Nostalgia Digest columnist and film historian BOB KOLOSOSKI who will talk about the career of Claudette Colbert, who died July 30, 1996 at age 92.