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

TWTD Archive – May 10, 1997

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, May 10, 1997

IMAGINATION THEATRE (5-5-96) 1. “The Bouganville Giant.” Natives on a South Pacific island are terrorized by a swarm of seven-foot moths which rest on an inactive volcano.  2. “Nightmare.”  A sky-diver repeatedly dreams his ‘chute doesn’t open, but his wife awakens him each time before he dreams that he hits the ground.

GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (5-9-43) Summerfield’s water commissioner has plans for a busy day at the office, but Leila – the future Mrs. Gildersleeve – has other plans. Harold Peary stars.

MAN CALLED X (9-18-47) Herbert Marshall stars as the globe-trotting secret agent Ken Thurston.  A plane carrying American scientists is mysteriously lost while flying from Singapore to Manila.

PHIL HARRIS – ALICE FAYE SHOW (10-10-48) Frankie Remley has signed a contract to be the star of the show and is throwing his weight around.

PLEASE STAND B Y – A History of Broadcasting (1986) Lesson 27: Listen and Learn examines the role of education in radio, beginning with college and university educational stations and their conflict with the commercial networks.