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 Wednesday, 9a.m. Central Time.
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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, October 9, 1993
SUSPENSE (6-1-58) “Rave Notice” starring Vincent Price as an actor who is fired by his director. This story was originally broadcast on Suspense Oct. 12, 1950 with comedian Milton Berle in the Vincent Price role. We’ll have the Berle version of “Rave Review” later this afternoon.
TREASURY STAR PARADE (9-30-43) The Motion Picture industry salutes the Third War Loan with an all-star cast: Dick Powell, Ginny Simms, Thomas Mitchell, Olivia deHavilland, Brian Ahearn, Grace McDonald, Kay Kyser and the band. WW II broadcast.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (10-10-43) First show of the 1943-44 season and the first show with Jack’s four new writers. Jack is back from a three-month WW II overseas camp tour.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (10-10-43) WW II news reports from CBS correspondents. “The mighty Allied bombing attack against German-held Europe has raged on today non-stop with American planes following up yesterday’s record raid with another pounding of Western Germany.”
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (10-11-50) If Summerfield gets a new mayor, will Gildersleeve lose his job as Water Commissioner?
I SUSTAIN THE WINGS (10-16-43) Captain Glenn Miller conducts the band from the Army Air Force School at Yale University. WW II broadcast.
SUSPENSE (10-12-50) “Rave Notice” starring Milton Berle as an actor fired by the director.