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

TWTD Archive – May 22nd, 1993

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, May 22, 1993

THE BIG SHOW (4-8-51) Tallulah Bankhead is emcee for the last big variety series on radio. From New York, she welcomes guests Fred Allen, Portland Hoffa, Jimmy Durante, Vivian Blaine, Jane Morgan and Rudy Vallee.

WORLD NEWS TODAY (5-23-43) WW II news:  “Japanese bombers have made an unsuccessful attack on American warships off Attu in the Aleutians.”

FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (4-13-43) Fibber’s Uncle Sycamore is going to be on the radio.  WW II flavor.

SUSPENSE (1-13-49) “Too Perfect Alibi” starring Danny Kaye as a murderer who has 35 people say he could not have been at the scene of the crime.