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TWTD Archive – May 8, 1971

We invite you to listen to a complete 4-hour program from the 39-year run of Those Were The Days (1970—2009) hosted by Radio Hall of Famer Chuck Schaden. The encore programs that run on this page are exactly as first broadcast over the air. They contain vintage radio shows, special guests and commercials and messages as originally presented on WLTD, Evanston (May 2, 1970 thru July 31, 1975); on WNIB, Chicago (September 6, 1975 thru February 10, 2001) and on WDCB, DuPage County (February 3, 2001 thru June 27, 2009). Encores are selected by us and are available on demand 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Program selections are added every week on Saturday, 7a.m. Central Time.

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Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, May 8, 1971

TOWN HALL TONIGHT (2-22-39) Fred Allen stars with Portland Hoffa, the Merry Macs, Peter Van Steeden and the orchestra. Fred’s question: “Should the New York subway be decorated with murals?” Fred talks with the inventor of “B” pictures and the Mighty Allen Art Players present “Murder at the Opera,” a wild take-off on “Carmen.”

 ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (2-6-45) Isolated episode, following last week’s story.

OUR SPECIAL GUEST is former child radio star ROSE MARIE who talks about her career in a conversation recorded at the Pheasant Run Playhouse on April 14, 1971.

SUSPENSE (1-25-43) “Sorry, Wrong Number” starring Agnes Moorehead in the first radio broadcast of the radio mystery classic about an invalid woman who, through a freak telephone connection, overhears to men plotting a murder… which turns out to be hers!