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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PRE-HALLOWEEN SPOOK SHOW
Originally broadcast on WNMP
Sunday, October 25, 1970
SUSPENSE (6-7-55) “Frankenstein” featuring Stacy Harris, Herb Butterfield, Barney Phillips and Vivi Janniss. A scientist creates a monster in his laboratory.
SUSPENSE (11-24-42) “The Body Snatchers” rob graves to provide medical students with dead bodies to study.
MERCURY THEATRE ON THE AIR (10-30-38) “The War of the Worlds” is Orson Welles’ version of the H. G. Wells story of the invasion from Mars. This is perhaps the most famous radio broadcast of all time.
PLUS – Boris Karloff and his Tales of the Frightened.