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Classic Radio Theater features great radio programs that warmed the hearts of millions for the better part of the 20th century. Host Wyatt Cox brings the best of old radio classics back to life with the passion of a longtime (as in more than half a century) fan. We’re talking about shows like Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Suspense, Gunsmoke, Fibber McGee and Molly, X Minus One, and many more that decades later still create great entertaining theater of the mind. Classic Radio Theater is keeping America’s love affair with classic radio alive!
Classic Radio Theater airs Saturdays and Sundays 7pm – 10 pm on 92.7FM and the platforms of WGMD.com
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Hour 1 – Boston Blackie, originally broadcast June 23, 1944, 74 years ago. First show of the series. Blackie is arrested in Chicago. He’s accused of taking $10,000 from a woman’s grandfather. It’s all the woman’s plan to help her recover, “The Jonathan Diamond.” Chester Morris reprises his movie role as Boston Blackie in this summer series.
Hour 2 – Fred Allen, originally broadcast June 23, 1946 – the 50th anniversary of the Phone Company. Also Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, originally broadcast June 23, 1953 with guest Vera Ellen
Hour 3 – The Whistler, originally broadcast June 23, 1947 – The Gentle Way. Also Superman, originally broadcast May 24, 1940
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Hour 1 – The Aldrich Family, originally broadcast June 24, 1948, 70 years ago. Henry paints the garage. It’s a Saturday morning during the summer…and the garage needs painting. The last show of the season.
Hour 2 – The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast June 24, 1953 – Swimming trip to Grass Lake — AND — the Couple Next Door, originally broadcast June 24, 1958 – Piano Lessons
Hour 3 – I was a Communist for the FBI, originally broadcast June 24, 1953 – Tour of Duty — AND — Superman, originally broadcast May 27, 1940