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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YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST BY
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, November 27, 1971
BREAKFAST CLUB (1960) Broadcast in the US in September, 1960, this segment of the program was recorded by the Armed Forces Radio Service for broadcast to military audiences around the world on Christmas Day. Don McNeill stars with Fran Allison as Aunt Fanny and the whole gang of regulars.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (3-10-47) “It’s a Wonderful Life” starring James Stewart and Donna Reed with Victor Moore in a radio version of the Frank Capra film. George Bailey, facing ruin, receives help in the form of a Guardian Angel, sent from Heaven.
SCREEN GUILD THEATRE (1-11-43) “Holiday Inn” starring Bing Crosby and Dinah Shore in highlights from the Irving Berlin film musical from 1942.