Radio Programs beginning with "U"
"Until their hearts and lives were Unshackled!"
Star: Don Carney
Sponsors: Maltex Cereal, others, sustaining (none)
Network: Local (WOR), Mutual
Type of Show: Juvenile Variety
NB: One of the greatest "urban legends" of Old Time Radio was
one night, immediately after the show went off, the microphones were still
on and Uncle Don sighed, "That ought to shut the little %$#@+*s
up!" It never happened (at least not on Uncle Don's show).
Stars: various (best known narrator was Jack Odell, who passed away
Sponsor: Pacific Garden Mission
Network: Syndicated (no network)
Theme Music: "The Lord's Prayer" by Albert Malotte
Aired: Since 1950 (still on the air)
Type of Show: Anthology (religious drama)
NB: This series, which began at the tail end of the "Golden
Age of Radio," is still on the air, having now been on 51 years!
It has lasted longer than twice the period of that entire era!
Star: Stanley Peyton
Sponsor: Ken-Rad (?)
Network: Mutual (originated at WLW)
Aired: 1934-1936 and 1949
Type of Show: "Reality"
Updated November 23, 2001
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