Speaking of Radio

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

TWTD Archive – May 25, 1996

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, May 25, 1996

STORY OF DR. KILDARE (2-8-50) Lew Ayers stars as Dr. James Kildare with Lionel Barrymore as Dr. Leonard Gillespie. An automobile accident victim has retreated into a self-protective shell after losing her leg.

BOB HOPE SHOW (1949) Guest Jimmy Durante joins regulars Doris Day, Irene Ryan, Bill Farrell and Les Brown and his Band of Renown.

ADVENTURES OF PHILLIP MARLOWE (10-1-49) starring Gerald Mohr as the tough private detective.  A piece of diamond jewelry leaves a trail of death for those who try to sell or pawn it.

LUX RADIO THEATRE (6-3-40) “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” starring Alice Faye, Ray Milland and Robert Preston in the show biz story with a cavalcade of Irving Berlin songs.

PLEASE STAND BY – A History of Radio (1986) Lesson 4:  A Voice in the Wilderness, concluding the discussion of radio’s inventors; a communications medium begins to emerge.