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TWTD Archive – October 10, 1971

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Originally broadcast on WLTD
Sunday, October 10, 1971

TREASURY STAR PARADE (9-10-43) Jim and Marian Jordan star as Fibber McGee and Molly.  McGee tries to get out of watering the lawn by convincing Teeny to do the job for him.

CHARLIE McCARTHY SHOW (11-23-47) Edgar Bergan and his friends, Charlie and Mortimer Snerd with guest Carman Miranda.  Bergen tells Charlie the story of Robinson Caruso. Later, Charlie becomes a bullfighter to impress Carmen Miranda.

OUR SPECIAL GUEST is actor VAN JOHNSON who talks about his lengthy career. Conversation recorded at the Arlington Park Theatre October 6, 1971.

GUEST STAR (8-1-50) “Taxi, Taxi” starring Van Johnson.  Boy meets girl in a cab. Girl “accidentally” drops wallet. Boy returns wallet. Girl marries boy.

AMOS ‘N’ ANDY (2-14-54) Celebrating a Silver Anniversary! At the beginning of their second quarter-century as Amos ‘n’ Andy, Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll present their life story – a look at their beginnings and how their characters grew. Guests include Bill Hay, Edward R. Murrow, Bing Crosby, Jack Benny and Lowell Thomas.

Mr. AND MRS. NORTH (6-10-44) “The Wilbur Wills Problem” starring Alice Frost and Joseph Curtin as Pam and Jerry North. Wilbur asks the Norths to catch a murderer:  his!