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TWTD Archives – October 16th, 1993

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, October 16, 1993

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (10-17-43) While being interviewed by a reporter about his WW II overseas tour for the troops, Jack tells of his adventures in “Casablanca.”

TREASURY STAR PARADE (10-1-43) “Bonus for Berlin”  starring Judith Evelyn. WW II program.

SUSPENSE (6-1-44)  “Fugue in C Minor” starring Vincent Price and Ida Lupino in a story of “brooding anxiety and sharpening suspicions.”

WORLD NEWS TODAY (10-17-43) WW II news reports:  “The Allied Fifth Army is forcing the Germans back from nearly all their positions on the Voltano River in Italy…”

TROMAN HARPER, RUMOR DETECTIVE (10-24-43) A WW II program offering “the truth about rumors. How safe are our destroyer escort ships? Do parachutes fail to open?”

SUSPENSE (10-19-58) “Three Skeleton Key” starring Vincent Price in “…that story about the rats.”

DIMES FOR INVASION (10-2-43) A salute to America’s newspaper boys who sell WW II stamps to their customers.

GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (10-18-50)  Gildy buys himself a spiffy new suit.