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

TWTD Archive – May 15, 1971

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Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, May 15, 1971

STAN FREBERG SHOW (1957) Fourth program in his legendary summer of ’57 series. Featuring June Foray, Daws Butler, Peter Leeds.

INNER SANCTUM (1945) “Ghosts Always Get the Last Laugh.” A judge sentences a killer to die by hanging, and then soon finds himself in similar circumstances.

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (5-28-40) Jim and Marian Jordan star with Hal Peary as Gildersleeve. It’s Circus Day in Wistful Vista.

OUR SPECIAL GUEST is HAL PEARY, who was Gildersleeve on the McGee series and later had his own program, The Great Gildersleeve. Phone conversation recorded April 28, 1971.

GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (1940s) Hal Peary stars as Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve, whose old college chum, millionaire Cyrus W. Brinkerhoff, is coming to dinner with his wife, the Countessa.