Radio Programs beginning with "o"
"Miss Brooks, what is that doing in here?"
One Man's Family
Star: J. Anthony Smith
Sponsors: Wesson Oil, Kentucky Winner, Royal Gelatin, Tenderleaf
Tea Balls, Miles Laboratories, Toni Hair Care, Sustaining (none), others
Network: Local Radio (KGO), NBC (Orange/Pacific), NBC
Genre: Soap Opera
NB: The granddaddy of all soap operas: It wasn't like the soaps
today which have one continuous story. The stories were divided up
into books. This would prevent this from happening: A child suddenly
ages, meanwhile the wife has been cooking the same fried egg for the past
six months. Created and directed by Carlton E. Morse.
Stars: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Jeff Chandler, Richard Crenna, Gloria
Sponsor: Colgate toothpaste, American Home Products, Toni hair
care, Sustaining (none), others
Type of Show: Situation Comedy
NB: Eve Arden began in movies. Radio would introduce her to
TV. Jeff Chandler usually portrayed strong, brave men in the movies
but in Our Miss Brooks he was a shy science teacher.
Updated November 23, 2001
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